September 8 - Siemens Wind Power has awarded Aqualis Offshore a global framework services agreement for the provision of a range of engineering services required for wind turbine installations.

Under the agreement, Aqualis will provide general engineering and design services, including jack-up site-specific assessments, geotechnical assessments, design services, marine warranty services and marine consultancy.

The framework services agreement is global, and Aqualis explained that any of its 19 offices around the world could be requested to support Siemens Wind Power's operations.