PALFINGER Named Preferred Crane Supplier for Fecamp Offshore Wind Farm

PALFINGER Marine, an international manufacturer of hydraulic lifting, loading and handling systems, has been named preferred supplier for 71 of its PF14000-4.5 LDB fixed boom cranes to support the construction of the Fécamp offshore wind farm project, located between 13 … Read More

Kongsberg Supplying Monitoring Equipment to World’s Largest Floating Wind Project

Kongsberg Maritime, a company that delivers systems for positioning, surveying, navigation and automation to offshore installations, says it will be supplying key positioning and monitoring equipment to Equinor’s Hywind Tampen floating wind farm, poised to be the largest in the … Read More

Wind Experts Devise Solution for Lidar in Complex Terrain

ZX Lidars recently partnered with Deutsche WindGuard and ZephyScience to roll out the ZX Complex Flow Solver (ZX CFS) tool, enabling the standalone use of wind lidar ZX 300 in complex terrain. Based on computational fluid dynamics (CFD), ZX CFS … Read More

SEACOR, CMB Enter Purchase Agreement for Windcat Workboats, CTV

SEACOR Marine Holdings Inc., a global provider of marine and support transportation services to wind farm facilities, and Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB), a diversified shipping and logistics group, say a wholly owned subsidiary of the company entered into a binding … Read More

Dominion Energy Reaches Construction Milestone on Offshore Installation Vessel

Dominion Energy has reached a major milestone – the keel laying – in the construction of the first Jones Act compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel, currently being constructed by Keppel AmFEL, a global marine shipbuilding firm, at its Brownsville, … Read More

ZF Wind Power Extends SHIFT Gearbox Platform

ZF Wind Power has extended its modular gearbox platform, SHIFT, with two new iterations: the SHIFT 3k and SHIFT 7k.  The SHIFT 7k variant – with a torque range up to 8000 kNm – addresses the high-power, high-output onshore wind … Read More

Rystad Energy: Global Fleet of Offshore Installation Vessels Outpaced by Demand

Offshore wind is booming, and as turbine and project sizes grow, demand for specialized installation vessels will soar. The market for vessels capable of installing large offshore wind components is quickly being outpaced by growing demand from the global development … Read More

LS C&S to Supply High-Voltage Export Cables for Offshore Wind Farms

LS Cable & System (LS C&S) has entered into a 5-year framework agreement with Ørsted to supply high-voltage export cables for offshore wind farms. LS C&S has previously supplied cables for the Hornsea One and Two offshore wind farms in … Read More

NREL Validates Resin to Improve Recyclability of Turbine Blades

National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers have demonstrated the feasibility of thermoplastic resin for use in the manufacture of wind turbines by producing a 9-meter-long blade using this novel resin, which was developed by Arkema Inc. In addition to the … Read More

Equinor Proposes to Locate First Offshore Wind Tower, Transition Piece in Port of Albany

Equinor has proposed to locate the U.S.’s first offshore wind tower manufacturing facility at the Port of Albany, in upstate New York. Developed jointly with wind industry manufacturers Marmen and Welcon, Equinor stands ready to transform the port for manufacturing … Read More