Maryland offshore wind training center opens for business

Arcon’s new training center which will support the U.S. offshore wind and onshore industries has opened its doors after receiving approval from the Global Wind Organization (GWO). The new purpose-built center has been developed by ARCON Training Centre in Maryland, … Read More

Smulders produces 2,000th transition piece

Smulders has produced its milestone 2,000th transition piece, destined for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind project in France. Smulders Smulders says it started with the production of the 2,000th transition piece this month, which is barely six years after celebrating the … Read More

ScotWind offshore wind leasing round opens for applications

Crown Estate Scotland has opened the application window for the ScotWind seabed leasing round for offshore wind projects. From today, 15 January, registered developers are able to apply for seabed rights to build Scotland’s next generation of offshore wind farms. … Read More

Seagreen to reach full capacity, feedback sought on Seagreen1a grid links

Seagreen 1A Ltd. is seeking feedback on the onshore and offshore grid connection proposals related to the remaining 36 turbines to be installed at the Seagreen offshore wind project. The company is undertaking pre-application consultation ahead of potentially submitting applications … Read More

Hornsea Two onshore cables in place

VolkerInfra has completed the onshore cable installation for the Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. VolkerInfra installed a total of 350 km of cable over 39 km of Lincolnshire land, reaching from the wind farm’s landfall point at … Read More

Fuqing Haitan Strait offshore wind farm begins producing

The Fuqing Haitan Strait offshore wind project in China has begun producing power. The wind farm features 22 MingYang MySE7.0-158 turbines with a rated power of 7 MW and a rotor diameter of 158 meters. The 300 MW wind farm … Read More

Global Wind Service joins Siemens Gamesa at Windpark Fryslân

Siemens Gamesa has awarded Global Wind Service (GWS) with a contract for the pre-assembly, transport and installation of turbines at the Windpark Fryslân project in the Netherlands. GWS’ scope of work includes the transport and storage of components, pre-assembly, offshore … Read More

RTE issues tender for grid insurance at floating trio

French transmission system operator RTE Réseau de Transport d’Electricité has issued a tender seeking insurance for the grid connection works of three floating offshore wind pilot projects. The first lot of the tender concerns the subscription of one or more construction all … Read More

Huisman signs contract for American offshore wind installation vessel

Huisman has signed a contract with Keppel AmFELS to deliver a Leg Encircling Crane (LEC) for Dominion Energy’s wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Charybdis. The crane will be able to lift 2,200 tons, will have a 130m long boom, and … Read More

Windcat Workboats changing hands

SEACOR Marine has entered into an agreement with Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB) to sell its wholly-owned subsidiary Windcat Workboats and its crew transfer vessel (CTV) business. As consideration for the sale, at the closing of the transaction, CMB will pay … Read More