Jan De Nul’s Offshore Jack-Up Installation Vessel Vole au vent has kicked off her mission on the Saint-Nazaire Wind Farm project in France.
There is a shortage of specialised heavy lift vessels needed to install the increasing number of larger, next generation wind turbines. This jeopardises the offshore wind farm realisations.
MOL and Bombora have been working together to explore potential wave power projects in Japan and across the region as well as opportunities in Europe.
DNV, the independent energy expert and assurance provider, has updated the DNV-ST-0119 standard for floating wind turbine structures.
Installation of the world’s largest floating offshore wind farm, the ABS-Classed Kincardine Offshore Wind has been completed.
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.