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Australia: Pilot Energy Eyes 1.1GW Offshore Wind Farm at Oil and Gas Block Site

Sep 07, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Pilot Energy, with a stake in an offshore oil and gas block in the Northern Perth Basin, is now pursuing the development of an offshore wind farm in that same block.Pilot Energy said Friday it was starting a detailed feasibility study to pursue the development of an offshore wind, onshore wind and solar power project to be located along the offshore/onshore coast of the Mid West Region of Western Australia…

Iberdrola, Macquarie Enter Offshore Wind JV in Japan

Sep 17, 2020

Iberdrola has bought Japan-based renewables developer Acacia and signed a joint venture deal with Macquarie's Green Investment Group to develop an offshore wind farm portfolio, the Spanish energy company said on Thursday.Iberdrola and its new…

Chinese Oil Firm CNOOC Brings Online Its First Offshore Wind Project

Sep 15, 2020

Chinese offshore oil company CNOOC has said that its first offshore wind project has started producing electricity. The company said Tuesday that its offshore wind power project had connected to the grid and begun to generate power. The 300MW…

Offshore Wind: Vessel Owners Under Pressure to Cut Emissions

Sep 14, 2020

Fast-growing offshore windfarms expect low carbon service operations by support vessels, but supplying and handling biofuels is a challenge and the development of ammonia and hydrogen-powered vessels still has a long way to go, ship fuel broker and trader LQM Petroleum Services said…

Ampelmann Enters Asian Offshore Wind Sector with Taiwan Contract

Sep 14, 2020

Offshore gangway provider Ampelmann has signed its first contract in the Asian offshore wind sector.The Dutch company has been awarded a contract by Seaway 7, a Subsea 7 company, for the delivery of one of its A-type gangway systems for an offshore wind project in Taiwan…

Japanese Oil Refiner Joins Offshore Wind Venture

Sep 11, 2020

Japanese oil refining company Eneos said Thursday it was joining an offshore wind joint venture targeting projects in Akita Prefecture in Japan.Eneos has acquired a share in GK Happo Noshiro Offshore Wind, a company formed to seek opportunities…

Express Offshore Solutions Delivers All Pin Piles for Taiwan Offshore Wind Farm

Sep 10, 2020

Singapore's Express Offshore Solutions (EOS), together with their Taiwanese partner Hung Hua Construction Co. Ltd (HHC), has completed the transportation of 84 pin piles for the Taiwan Power Company's Changhua offshore wind farm project.EOS…

Taiwan: MHI Vestas to Source More Offshore Wind Turbine Goods Locally

Sep 09, 2020

Offshore wind turbine maker MHI Vestas has further expanded its list of local suppliers in Taiwan for delivery of components for turbines to be built for the country's growing offshore wind market.The wind turbine company said Wednesday it would…

JERA, J-Power, Equinor in Offshore Wind Pact in Japan

Sep 09, 2020

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has entered into a consortium with Japanese power companies JERA and J-Power to jointly evaluate and work towards submitting a bid for offshore wind power projects in Akita Prefecture off Noshiro City, Mitane Town…

Ørsted Hires Solstad Offshore Vessel for Offshore Wind Farm Work in Taiwan

Sep 07, 2020

Norwegian offshore vessel operator Solstad Offshore has won its second offshore wind contract in Taiwan in less than a month.Following an offshore wind contract award with an unnamed firm in Taiwan for its construction support vessel Normand Baltic…

VIDEO: Huisman's Giant Sykhook Crane Lifts Offshore Wind Monopiles

Sep 04, 2020

Dutch crane specialist Huisman has lifted the first batch of offshore wind monopiles with its 2,600mt Skyhook quayside crane at its facility in China. The monopiles with a length of approximately 100m have a weight of approx. 1,700mt excluding rigging…

Total, Macquarie’s GIG Form Floating Offshore Wind JV in South Korea

Sep 01, 2020

French oil giant Total and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) are forming a joint venture to develop a portfolio of 5 large floating offshore wind projects in South Korea with a potential cumulated capacity of more than 2 gigawatts (GW)…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Jack-Up Picks Up More Work in Taiwan

Aug 27, 2020

Offshore wind installation company Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has won a conditional contract for its Brave Tern jack-up, for wind turbine installation work in Taiwan.The conditional contract is with Liwei Wind Power Co. Ltd., a company wholly owned by wpd Group…

JERA Files EIS for 520MW Offshore Wind Farm in Japan

Aug 24, 2020

Japanese company JERA has filed an environmental impact statement for the proposed 520MW offshore wind farm in the Ishikari Bay, Hokkaido, Japan.JERA, which submitted the documents to the Minister of Economy, Trade, and Industry on Monday said…

CWind Taiwan, HYTOR Bring Temporary Power Solutions for Taiwanese Offshore Wind Market

Aug 18, 2020

CWind Taiwan has entered into a strategic alliance with HYTOR to bring temporary power solutions to the Taiwanese offshore wind farm market.'Working in collaboration with HYTOR Tools Solutions, a preferred supplier of offshore generators for the wind turbine industry over several decades…

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