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Doosan Unveils 8MW Offshore Wind Turbine, South Korea's Largest

Jan 28, 2022

Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction has unveiled South Korea's largest offshore wind turbine, a 232.5 meters tall giant with a capacity of 8MW.Doosan said Thursday it had completed the implementation of the 8MW offshore wind turbine prototype at the Korea Wind Power Demonstration Center…

KF Wind Gets 'Key' License for Giant Floating Wind Farm in South Korea

Jan 25, 2022

Korea Floating Wind (“KF Wind”), a joint venture between Ocean Winds and Aker Offshore Wind, has secured its first Electric Business License (EBL) from South Korea's Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy for a capacity of 870MW.According to Aker Offshore Wind…

HeliService to Provide Offshore Helicopter Services for Vestas in Taiwan

Jan 21, 2022

Danish offshore wind turbine maker Vestas has recently signed a long-term deal with German offshore helicopter service firm HeliService to support Vestas' offshore wind projects in Taiwan.Starting from the summer of 2023, HeliService will provide…

Japanese Firms Team Up to Reduce Cost of Floating Offshore Wind

Jan 21, 2022

Japanese companies JERA, MODEC, Toyo Construction, and Furukawa Electric have received a notice of acceptance of their joint grant application, under the Green Innovation Fund program of NEDO, to conduct a project to develop cost-reducing technology…

Ørsted, S. Korean Utilities Sign Deals for 1.6 GW Incheon Offshore Wind Project

Jan 21, 2022

Danish offshore wind giant Ørsted has signed memoranda of understanding with Korean state-owned utilities Korea Southern Power (KOSPO) and Korea Midland Power (KOMIPO) for the development of the 1.6 GW Incheon offshore wind project.The MoU signing…

Vietnam Firm Launches $220M Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 17, 2022

Vietnam's leading renewables firm Trung Nam Group has launched its first offshore wind farm amid the Southeast Asian country's drive for clean energy, the company said on Monday.The 5 trillion dong ($220.17 million) farm in the southern province…

MMA Offshore Upgrades Vessel to Support Taiwanese Offshore Wind Market

Jan 13, 2022

Australian offshore support vessel operator MMA Offshore has completed a subsea conversion program on the MMA Crystal vessel to support the Taiwanese offshore wind market.The new additions to the vessel feature subsea equipment including a work-class ROV…

Iberdrola Joins Five Early-Stage Offshore Wind Projects in the Philippines

Jan 12, 2022

Spanish renewable energy industry firm Iberdrola said Wednesday it had signed an agreement with Triconti ECC Renewables, the Philippines’ largest independent wind developer, and  Stream Invest Holding AG, a Swiss renewable energy group, sealing…

DNV to Certify Offshore Wind Turbines for South Korea

Jan 10, 2022

Korean Energy Agency (KEA) has selected assurance provider DNV to deliver Type Certification services for the South Korean wind energy market. 'This new DNV service for the Korean market will result in a convenient and cost-effective process…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Reels In $90,5M in New Contracts

Jan 05, 2022

Offshore wind installation firm Fred. Olsen Windcarrier (FOWIC) said Tuesday it had recently executed three new contracts and reservation agreements with combined revenue of up to 80 million euros (~$90,5 million).The contracts, with undisclosed clients…

BW Ideol, Jera, ADEME Pen Investment Deal for Floating Wind Projects

Jan 05, 2022

BW Ideol, a company specializing in floating offshore wind solutions has signed an investment agreement with Japan's JERA, and France's ADEME Investissement to create an investment company for financing the co-development of offshore wind projects…

Floating Offshore Wind: Attention Turns Subsea for Power Transport

Dec 28, 2021

From being an ugly duckling, floating offshore wind is now the Cinderella of the offshore renewables world. Attention is now being paid to floating and even subsea substation concepts to help bring this power to shore. Over the past year, expectations…

GC Rieber Sells Polar Onyx Vessel to Taiwanese Offshore Wind Venture

Dec 20, 2021

Oslo-listed GC Rieber Shipping has agreed to sell its SURF / Construction Vessel Polar Onyx to Taiwan-based offshore wind service conglomerate Dong Fang Offshore and Hung Hua Construction.The delivery of the vessel, built at Ulstein Verft in 2014…

Japanese Oil Firm Buys into Dutch Offshore Wind Farms

Dec 16, 2021

Japanese oil and gas company Inpex has agreed to enter a stock transfer agreement with Diamond Generating Europe B.V. a Dutch-registered subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation and acquire a 50% stake in the Luchterduinen offshore wind farm and…

Wison Offshore & Marine's Floating Wind Platform Gets ABS AiP

Dec 15, 2021

American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has awarded China's Wison Offshore & Marine (WOM) Approval in Principle (AIP) for its w.semi platform supporting floating wind turbines.Designed for use in the South China Sea to support the emerging Chinese offshore wind industry…

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