Van Oord has signed a contract with the Spanish energy company Iberdrola for the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm. Van Oord will transport and install the foundations and ensure the supply, transport and installation of inter-array cables.
WindFloat Atlantic has become the world’s first classed offshore windfarm, after its three 8.4MW floating turbines were accepted by the ABS Class Committee.
DNV has completed a concept verification review of Odfjell Oceanwind’s WindGrid™ (WindGrid) system for Mobile Offshore Wind Units (MOWUs).
Responding to industry demand for insight into specific operational requirements for the U.S. Offshore Wind market, ABS has published its second highly detailed report into the sector this year.
VARD has secured contracts for the design and construction of three SOVs for North Star Renewables in Scotland. The state-of-the-art hybrid trio will operate on the Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the North Sea.
BV and Nexans have signed a partnership agreement to reduce risk and promote best practices for turnkey deliveries of high voltage power cables used for connecting offshore wind farms (OWF) to onshore grids.
DNV and marine technology consultancy Dr.techn. Olav Olsen have entered a partnership that brings ShellDesign software for design and post-processing of reinforced concrete shell structures into DNV’s Sesam portfolio.
Kongsberg Maritime will be supplying key positioning and monitoring equipment to Equinor’s Hywind Tampen floating wind farm, as part of a contract with industrial solutions provider Wood PLC.
Floating wind will play an important role in decarbonizing the global energy system, contributing 2% of the world’s power supply by 2050, but more comprehensive industry standards and risk management is required for the technology to scale.