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Shipping Firm MOL Teams Up with Flotation Energy to Build Floating Wind Farms in Japan

Dec 03, 2021

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) has partnered up with Scotland-based floating wind specialist Flotation Energy to jointly evaluate offshore wind development opportunities in Japan. The agreement builds on the 2GW portfolio…

China's SPIC Connects New Offshore Wind Farms to National Grid

Dec 01, 2021

China's State Power Investment Corp (SPIC), the country's top green power operator, connected two newly built offshore wind farms off south China's Guangdong province to the state grid on Tuesday, the company said on its official Wechat account…

Hi-Float: Hyundai Heavy Gets BV AiP for Floating Wind Turbine Foundation

Dec 01, 2021

Bureau Veritas (BV) has granted an Approval in Principle (AiP) to Hyundai Heavy Industries for its design and development of “Hi-Float”, a floating offshore wind turbine foundation. The offshore floating wind substructure “Hi-Float” is designed…

Keppel, Ørsted in Offshore Substation Pact

Nov 30, 2021

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has signed a framework agreement with offshore wind industry giant Ørsted for future offshore substation (OSS) projects.'The agreement is part of a strategic initiative to strengthen the long-term partnership…

First Turbine Operational at Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan

Nov 30, 2021

French energy industry giant TotalEnergies on Tuesday announced the start-up of power generation from the first turbine of the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. TotalEnergies joined this project, operated by wpd, with a 23% interest in May…

Shell, CoensHexicon JV Gets EBL for Floating Wind Project in South Korea

Nov 29, 2021

MunmuBaram, a joint venture between Shell and CoensHexicon, has secured an Electricity Business License (EBL) for its floating offshore wind project off the coast of Ulsan, South Korea. The EBL from the Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy…

Australian Parliament Clears Way for Offshore Wind Farms

Nov 26, 2021

Australia's parliament on Thursday passed legislation setting a framework for developing offshore wind farms and transmission lines, in a big boost to several multibillion-dollar proposed projects as the country looks to replace coal-fired power…

Australia: Flotation Energy Gets $2.3M from Victorian Gov't for Seadragon Offshore Wind Farm

Nov 24, 2021

Flotation Energy has secured $2.3 million in Australia from the Victorian Government Energy Innovation Fund for its planned 1.5 GW Seadragon offshore wind farm in Gippsland, Victoria. The proposed 1.5GW bottom fixed Seadragon offshore wind project…

LS Cable & System and Jan De Nul Complete Batch of Subsea Cables for TenneT

Nov 22, 2021

LS Cable & System and Jan De Nul Group on Monday announced the completion of the construction of the first batch of subsea power cables in South Korea for TenneT’s offshore projects Hollandse Kust (noord) and (west Alpha) in the Netherlands…

Offshore Wind: Keppel O&M to Build Topsides for Two Offshore Substations

Nov 22, 2021

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has secured a contract from an undisclosed renewable energy company to build two offshore substation topsides (OSS) worth around S$110 million (around 73,4 million U.S. dollars).Keppel O&M, through its subsidiary Keppel Fels…

Hydrogen's Many Colors

Nov 19, 2021

Industries including energy, steel, and chemicals are looking to develop large-scale hydrogen applications to help reduce carbon emissions and avert global warming.Although hydrogen is the most abundant element in the universe, it's very scarce as a gas…

Equinor, EWP to Cooperate on South Korean Offshore Wind Projects

Nov 17, 2021

Norway's Equinor said on Wednesday it has signed an agreement with Korean East-West Power (EWP) to cooperate on offshore wind projects in South Korea.The memorandum of understanding with state-owned EWP covers wind turbine projects with a capacity of 3 gigawatts (GW)…

Mainstream Secures Investment Decision for Vietnam Offshore Wind Project

Nov 12, 2021

Mainstream Renewable Power has received a Decision on Investment and an Investment Registration Certification (IRC) from the provincial government of Soc Trang in Vietnam for a 200 MW phase of a 1.4 GW offshore wind project.The project is anticipated to reach a financial close in 2022…

MMA Offshore Buys Stake in Taiwanese Survey Firm GAS to Target Offshore Wind Work

Nov 11, 2021

Australian offshore services firm MMA Offshore has acquired 49.9% of the shares in the Taiwanese survey company Global Aqua Survey Ltd to form a new joint venture, the MMA Global Aqua JV, which will target the quickly growing offshore wind sector in Taiwan…

Japan's Marubeni Eyes Floating Wind, Green Hydrogen Projects in Scotland

Nov 10, 2021

Japanese company Marubeni Corporation has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Scottish Enterprise on collaboration for the decarbonization of Scotland including floating offshore wind and green hydrogen businesses.The Scottish Government…

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