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Huisman to supply crane for first US offshore wind installation vessel

US energy company Dominion Energy has selected Dutch crane specialist Huisman to supply the crane for the first Jones Act compliant offshore wind installation vessel. Huisman will be supplying a crane that will be able to lift 2,200 tonnes and will enable the installation of the new generation state-of-the-art wind turbines. The vessel is expected…

Atlas Professionals to provide local professionals for Taiwanese OWF

Atlas Professionals has received a contract from developer Ørsted for the provision of 14 local professionals for the Operations & Maintenance of the Taiwanese Greater Changhua wind farm. The recruitment company will perform the activities from their recently established office in Tapei. The 14 professionals will be part of Ørsted’s maintenance team for the Greater…

Pondera to carry out a wind feasibility study in Saba

Saba has the ambition to become a 100% sustainable energy island. Wind energy is one of the possible renewable energy sources that are being explored. Dutch consultancy Pondera will be carrying out a feasibility study for this purpose. Saba’s goal to become a 100% sustainable energy island was formulated in the 2019 Energy Sector Strategy.…

SeaMar starts geophysical surveying on US offshore wind farms

One of Dutch shipping agency SeaMar’s vessels, the MV Deep Helder, a DP2 Survey & ROV Vessel, has started geophysical surveying on the South Fork and Revolution Wind farms off the US East Coast. The MV Deep Helder, which has already built up some experience in working on offshore wind farms in Europe, is providing support…

Shell joins UK floating offshore wind centre of excellence

Shell, along with 9 other offshore energy giants, has joined Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s national Floating Offshore Wind Center of Excellence (FOWCoE) in the UK. Together they want to accelerate the commercialization of floating wind energy. The FOWCoE center of expertise is engaged in the development of floating offshore wind energy in the UK.…

Boskalis wins contract for French Fécamp offshore wind farm

Today, a consortium of EDF Renewables, Enbridge and wpd announced the start of the activities for their Fécamp offshore wind project after having reached financial close over the weekend. Boskalis is one of the companies that will play a role in the construction of the 500 MW project, located between 13 and 22 km off…

IX Wind opens office in Tokyo

Dutch consultancy and engineering company IX Wind has opened an office in Tokyo, Japan. It is a next step in further expanding its business in Asia-Pacific renewables market. IX Wind is already working with Japanese companies, including Eurus Energy, Obayashi, and JWD. By opening an office the company aims to to expand its business, further building…

Van Oord selected for Saint-Brieuc OWF foundation works

Van Oord has been contracted by Ailes Marines to transport and install all foundations in the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm. Ailes Marines, a consortium of Spanish Iberdrola Group and French companies RES and Caisse Des Dépôts, will be building the wind farm some 20 km off the coast of France in the bay of Saint-Brieuc.…