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Moray East Offshore Wind Farm Jacket Transport Completed

Nov 25, 2020

On November 25, 2020, MV Hawk discharged her final jacket foundation for the Moray East Offshore Wind Farm.OHT’s heavy transportation vessel carried its second load of 10jackets from Lamprell’s fabrication site in Hamriyah, UAE, arriving at the Port of Nigg in the Cromarty Firth on November 12, 2020, marking the completion of OHT’s eight-month transportation campaign which also used its vessels MV Osprey and MV Albatross…

MHI Vestas, CIP Lease 5000 sqm Site in Taiwan for Offshore Wind Turbine Works

Dec 02, 2020

Offshore wind turbine maker MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and developer Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) have secured a 5000 square meter site in Taiwan, to support the construction of CIP’s Changfang & Xidao Offshore Wind Project.The site…

European Commission Approves Vestas, Mitsubishi Offshore Wind Deal

Nov 27, 2020

The European Commission has granted its approval for wind turbine maker Vestas to acquire Mitsubishi Heavy Industries' shares in their offshore wind joint venture MHI Vestas Offshore Wind.The agreement, which will also see MHI acquire 2.5 percent…

Tokyo Gas Joins Chiba Offshore Wind Partnership

Nov 25, 2020

Japan's largest provider of city gas Tokyo Gas Co., Ltd. has joined the joint venture established by Shizen Energy Inc. and Northland Power Inc. in 2019 for the development of offshore wind projects in Chiba Prefecture, Japan, the partners announced Wednesday…

SATH Floating Wind Concept Gets EC Funding Infusion

Nov 25, 2020

Saitec Engineering won $2.9m funding by the European Commission 'Blue Economy Window' call, funding that will help to further develop its Offshore Floating Wind energy concept.Funding for the SATHScale project will allow to address the challenge…

Ørsted Plans to Build 1.6GW Offshore Wind Projects Near Incheon, South Korea

Nov 24, 2020

Danish offshore wind farm developer Ørsted on Tuesday said it would develop South Korean offshore wind projects with a potential capacity of up to 1.6GW off the coast of Incheon City. Ørsted said its projects in Incheon could provide clean energy to 1…

South Korea: Doosan Heavy, SK E&C in Floating Wind Farm Tie-up

Nov 19, 2020

South Korea's Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has signed an agreement with compatriot SK Engineering & Construction to collaborate on floating offshore wind farm projects.Under the agreement, SK E&C will take on the development of the wind farm complex…

Fugro, NYK to Provide Geotechnical Services for Offshore Wind Sector in Japan

Nov 16, 2020

Dutch-based Fugro and Japan's NYK Group have signed a memorandum of understanding to provide offshore geotechnical services in Japan.The two companies will also collaborate on a feasibility study into jointly operating a specialist investigation vessel for renewables projects…

Japanese Oil Firm Cuts Profit Guidance. Wants to Become 'Leader' in Offshore Wind

Nov 13, 2020

Japanese oil firm Cosmo Energy Holdings on Thursday cut its net profit estimate for the year to March 31 by 41%, blaming a hefty appraisal loss on its crude inventories and slumping prices of petrochemicals.It now forecasts an annual net profit of 8…

Japan to Introduce Tax Breaks, Fund to Support Zero-carbon Goal

Nov 13, 2020

Japan plans to introduce tax incentives and create a research fund to support so-called green investment, as the government pushes to meet a target of carbon-neutrality announced earlier this month, the Nikkei newspaper reported.The government…

VIDEO: Dship Carriers Delivers Offshore Wind Pile Installation Frame to Taiwan

Nov 11, 2020

Ocean transportation services company Dship Carriers has said it has transported a 750-metric-ton Pile Installation Frame (PIF), measuring 33.5 x 33.5 x 29 meters, as well as other offshore and seabed equipment from Rotterdam, the Netherlands to An Ping…

WIND Opens Taiwan Office

Nov 06, 2020

WIND, a shipping company providing specialized logistic services to the subsea cable industry, has opened a branch office in Taiwan, a growing offshore wind market.Patrick Schelvis, Area Manager Asia said: 'We are proud that our clients requested…

Mainstream Renewable Power, AIT to Develop 500MW Offshore Wind Farm in Vietnam

Nov 06, 2020

Mainstream Renewable Power has signed a joint development agreement with Vietnamese company Advance Information Technologies Corporation (AIT), to co-develop a 500MW offshore wind project in Ben Tre province, Vietnam.The project received the requisite site survey license earlier this year…

MODEC Sets Out to Reduce Cost of Floating Wind Turbines

Oct 30, 2020

Japanese FPSO specialist MODEC says it is working with partners to develop a solution that will reduce the overall cost of floating offshore wind turbines.For some time, floating offshore wind has been something of a niche, but now full-scale demonstrators are in the works…

GIEK Doubling Down on Offshore Wind

Oct 30, 2020

Tasked to provide the financial power to help Norwegian companies export their wares to the world, Wenche Nistad, CEO of the Norwegian Export Credit Guarantee Agency (GIEK) pulls no punches when asked about the appetite for investment in traditional…

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