Offshore news – Page 5

  • PWEA-PolandOffshoreWind

    ​Poland promotes offshore wind potential


    The Polish government has published a revised strategy to boost offshore wind energy projects in its waters. State support in the form of Contracts for Difference (CfD) will be issued for 5.9 GW of capacity – up from a previously announced 4.6 GW – according to the Polish Wind Energy Association (PWEA).

  • Sleipnir removes Jotun jacket, july 2020

    Sleipnir removes Jotun jacket


    Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has removed the 8,100-tonne Jotun-B jacket in the Norwegian part of the North Sea on behalf of Vår Energi.

  • TPC Taiwan - Pin pile installation by Jan De Nul Group, july 2020

    Jan De Nul begins installation for Changhua project


    Jan De Nul has commenced offshore installation operations at Taiwan’s Changhua offshore wind farm with the installation of the first twelve pin piles.

  • Xellz acquires more land at Rosslare, july 2020

    Xellz acquires more land at Rosslare


    Xellz has acquired an additional 100,000 sq m of land in Rosslare, Republic of Ireland, as it progresses its plans to create a free economic zone (FEZ) at the port.

  • Huisman to deliver OMC for Green Jade Taiwan, july 2020

    Huisman to deliver Green Jade OMC


    Huisman will deliver an offshore mast crane (OMC) that will be installed on the offshore construction vessel Green Jade, which will be deployed in the Taiwanese offshore wind energy market.

  • DEME installs first jacket foundation at Moray East offshore wind farm, july 2020

    First jacket in place at Moray East


    DEME Offshore has installed the first jacket foundation at the 950 MW Moray East offshore wind farm in Scotland.

  • Wind feeder barge, july 2020

    Wind Feeder barge unveiled


    A specialised vessel – the Wind Feeder Barge – has been developed by Germany-based Port Feeder Barge to provide heavy lift transport solutions in rivers and coastal waters.

  • LOC awarded Johan Sverdrup work, july 2020

    LOC awarded Johan Sverdrup work


    International marine and engineering consultancy firm LOC Group will provide marine warranty surveyor services for the second phase of Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup oilfield development in the North Sea.

  • Brent Alpha arrives at Able Seaton Port, july 2020

    Able to decommission Brent Alpha


    Demolition contractor and port services provider Able has received the 17,000-tonne Brent Alpha platform in preparation for dismantling and recycling.

  • Liebherr TCC78000 loads monopiles rostock for danish wind farm, june 2020

    Danish wind farm gets a lift with Liebherr


    The Liebherr TCC 78000 heavy-duty crane has loaded monopiles for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm at the port of Rostock in Germany.

  • Fred. Olsen Brave Tern vessel

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier secures financing


    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has entered into two long-term debt financing arrangements for the three offshore wind turbine transportation and installation jack-up vessels in its fleet – Brave Tern, Bold Tern and Blue Tern.

  • Jan De Nul completes offshore installation of Trianel Windpark Borkum II, june 2020

    Jan De Nul completes Trianel work


    Jan De Nul Group has completed the installation of all 32 wind turbine generators for the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) project in the German North Sea.

  • DEME Offshore installs first turbine for SeaMade Germany, june 2020

    DEME starts SeaMade


    DEME Offshore has installed the first turbine at the SeaMade offshore wind farm, located 45 km off the Belgian coast.

  • Irish offshore wind potential gathers momentum

    Irish offshore wind potential gathers momentum


    The Republic of Ireland has fast-tracked seven offshore wind energy projects through its upcoming marine planning regime.

  • Jones Act-compliant offshore installation vessel due in 2023

    Jones Act-compliant offshore installation vessel due in 2023


    Dominion Energy’s chief executive Thomas Farrell said the utility is part of a consortium developing a Jones Act-compliant installation vessel for the USA's offshore wind energy sector.

  • Xellz Ireland secures land to support offshore wind farms

    Xellz Ireland secures land to support offshore wind farms


    Dutch heavy lift and project logistics company Xellz has secured approximately 200,000 sq m of land at the port of Rosslare in the Republic of Ireland through its subsidiary, Xellz Ireland.

  • ABP boosts support for offshore energy sector

    ABP boosts support for offshore energy sector


    Associated British Ports (ABP) has opened a new port office in Lowestoft that will support the offshore energy sector.

  • French offshore contractors appointed

    French offshore contractors appointed


    EDF Renewables selected a consortium of Atlantique Offshore Energy, GE Grid Solutions and DEME Offshore to deliver offshore substations for French offshore projects.

  • Tyne prepares for offshore wind work

    Tyne prepares for offshore wind work


    The port of Tyne in the UK is investing nearly GBP10 million (USD12.9 million) in the Tyne Dock Enterprise Park to support the offshore wind energy sector. 

  • COLI and GRS target Japanese offshore renewables

    COLI and GRS target Japanese offshore renewables


    Hamburg-headquartered Global Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS) has established a strategic partnership with COLI Schiffahrt & Transport in order to service Japan’s rapidly emerging offshore renewable energy market.