Offshore Wind

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November 27, 2022
Spain’s parliament approved next year’s budget in a victory for Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez, who’s forged a legislative majority stable enough to pass three consecutive spending plans. Lawmakers also backed windfall taxes on banks and energy firms.
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November 16, 2022
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management on Wednesday announced eight draft Wind Energy Areas offshore the U.S. central Atlantic coast, drawing praise from the National Ocean Industries Association.
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October 18, 2022
National Ocean Industries Association President Erik Milito issued a statement after the Department of the Interior announced it will hold an offshore wind energy lease sale for areas off central and northern California.
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September 12, 2022
Edda Wind’s newbuild Edda Breeze is the first of seven offshore wind service vessels prepared for emission-free operations. This week the CSOV visits Oslo.
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September 06, 2022
The UK’s new government must double or even triple the rate of offshore wind turbine installations to meet its target of a four-fold increase in offshore renewable energy by 2030, according to a new report.
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August 29, 2022
Glass flake polyester (GFP) coatings offer more than 30 years’ maintenance-free corrosion protection at the splash zone for offshore assets, according to a new independent report from classification society DNV.
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August 2022
Development of new installation methods enables the offshore wind market to continue to grow. Avoiding all interaction with the seabed, this innovative installation method is an important first step in unlocking technology required for efficient floating offshore wind facilities.
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August 24, 2022
ABB has secured a contract with Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard in China to supply an integrated power, automation and propulsion system for a newbuild JUV Boreas.
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August 09, 2022
Aberdeen-headquartered PD&MS Group has secured a three-year operations and maintenance (O&M) contract with Vattenfall to support its European offshore wind portfolio for an undisclosed sum.
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August 08, 2022
OSI Renewables has entered into an agreement with Barge Master BV based in Rotterdam, Netherlands to be the exclusive distributor of the Barge Master Next Generation Gangway in North America.
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August 03, 2022
A consortium of TotalEnergies, Corio Generation and Qair has been pre-selected by the French Directorate General for Energy and Climate to participate in a competitive tender to develop two floating windfarms in the Mediterranean Sea.
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August 02, 2022
Wood has been awarded the Principal Designer and Pre-FEED scope for Salamander, the 100MW floating wind farm development located 35km off Peterhead in the East Coast of Scotland.
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July 27, 2022
The search for carbon storage sites, wind farm locations and potential hydrocarbon fields has received a significant boost as more than 132 terabytes of seismic data has been uploaded on to the National Data Repository.
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July 26, 2022
Saitec Offshore Technologies and RWE achieved another milestone in the DemoSATH project with the successful completion of the launching operation of the floating unit.
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July 20, 2022
NOIA President Erik Milito said restoring U.S. energy security must include the resumption of domestic offshore oil and gas leasing, which did not happen with Biden’s Wednesday announcement of Executive Actions on Climate to Address Extreme Heat and Boost Offshore Wind.
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July 12, 2022
A trio of exciting new low-carbon technologies are set to generate 26,000 new UK energy jobs by 2030, according to research by Robert Gordon University.
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July 12, 2022
Through the UK Government’s Floating Offshore Wind Manufacturing Investment Scheme, up to £160 million will be made available to scale-up the deployment of floating offshore wind and to invest in key areas where the UK has competitive advantage.
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July 05, 2022
A set of reports due to be published in the coming months will show how companies in the UK’s offshore oil and gas industry supply chain can expand to cleaner energies, including carbon capture, usage and storage (CCUS), hydrogen and offshore wind.
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July 05, 2022
Urgent moves to bring forward the construction of “energy islands” – giant new offshore renewable energy conversion and transmission plants – are being supported by a major new safety advisory and assurance study.
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June 27, 2022
Petrofac, an international service provider to the energy industry, and Hitachi Energy, a market and technology leader in transmission, distribution and grid automation solutions, have entered into a collaboration to provide joint grid integration and associated infrastructure to support the rapidly growing offshore wind market.
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June 27, 2022
RWE Renewables France and Bourbon Subsea Services announced the signing of a partnership agreement to jointly bid for the Mediterranean floating offshore wind auction.
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