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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…

Siem Offshore Nets More Offshore Wind Work for OSCV Duo

Dec 13, 2021

Norwegian offshore vessel owner Siem Offshore said Monday it had signed a contract with an undisclosed client for operations in South East Asia for the Siem Barracuda offshore subsea construction vessel (OSCV), and an extension for OSCV Siem Stingray…

Seaway 7 Confirms Sizeable Offshore Installation Contract in Taiwan

Dec 10, 2021

Seaway 7, a subsidiary of Subsea 7 focused on the offshore renewable energy industry, has this week confirmed the award of a 'sizeable' contract in Taiwan. For Seaway 7, sizeable contracts are worth between $50 million and $150 million.The contract…

Japan Launches Auction for Happo-Noshiro Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 10, 2021

Japan's industry ministry said on Friday it had launched a public auction to select an operator for the 356 megawatt (MW) offshore wind power project in Happo-Noshiro, off Akita prefecture in northern Japan.The Happo-Noshiro area was selected…

Financial Close Reached for 298MW Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan

Dec 08, 2021

The Zhong Neng offshore wind project in Taiwan has reached financial close, Copenhagen Offshore Partners said Wednesday.The process for reaching financial close on the Zhong Neng project started 14 months ago and the large-scale offshore wind project will now be financed through CI IV…

Offshore Renewable Energy: A Port Puzzle for Floating Offshore Wind

Dec 08, 2021

After being very much on the margins of the offshore wind industry, floating offshore wind now appears to be ready to hit the mainstream. With gigawatt scale developments already on the horizon, what will the infrastructure needed to build and support them look like…

Offshore Wind Could Power Alcoa's Smelter in Australia

Dec 08, 2021

Australia's Alinta Energy said on Tuesday it is considering building a A$4 billion ($2.8 billion) offshore wind farm to supply Alcoa Inc's (AA.N) Portland aluminum smelter and the country's east coast grid.The project is at a very early stage…

Nippon Foundation, DeepStar Launch Joint Decarbonization R&D Program

Dec 06, 2021

The Nippon Foundation signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the offshore technology development consortium DeepStar to establish a joint research and development program focused on decarbonization in offshore oil and gas, with a focus on renewable energy and the environment…

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