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Seaway 7 Celebrates Build Milestone for Wind Turbine Installation Vessel and Announce Vessel Name

Seaway 7 is pleased to announce that the steel cutting ceremony took place for its next generation Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV) at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) facility in Jiangsu, China. The ceremony marks the first major...

Interior Department Approves Second Major Offshore Wind Project in U.S. Federal Waters

As part of the Biden-Harris administration’s goal to deploy 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Department of the Interior announced it has approved the construction and operations of the South Fork Wind project offshore Rhode...

1+1=3 – Phoenix Contact and Wölfel Wind Systems Combine their Core Competencies

Sometimes one and one add up to more than the mere addition of numbers.  Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) of rotor blades is a complex and demanding task that requires very good hardware as well as professional data analysis in order to be...

Finland’s Energy Transition to Accelerate with Country’s Largest Wind Project of 455MW at Lestijärvi

Siemens Gamesa has struck a 455MW deal with Swedish developer OX2 to supply its leading Siemens Gamesa 5.X platform to the Lestijärvi site for what will be Finland’s largest ever wind farm helping the country to take a giant leap in its energy...

Cowes Harbour Partners with Cedar Marine to Develop Sustainable 5-year Carbon Management Plan

Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) is joining the charge for environmental responsibility among the UK’s ports and harbours as it announces its adoption of the Carbon Management Plan developed by technical and commercial facilitator of long-term...

Fugro Honored with US Offshore Wind Industry Ventus Award

Fugro has received a Ventus Award for Advancement in Project Siting and Development from the Business Network for Offshore Wind. The award recognises the company’s work with Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind (Atlantic Shores) to implement a...

Maersk Training Wins Two Coveted Safety and Training Awards at Newly Launched Global Wind Organisation Award Ceremony

Global safety specialist, Maersk Training, has won two Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Safety & Training awards which took place at this year’s WindEurope Electric City conference in Copenhagen. The GWO Safety & Training Awards is...

Contract Signing at WindEurope Electric City 2021 as Wind Lidar Heads to the Adriatic to Support a Low Carbon Development Strategy for Gas Platforms

A confidential owner of oil and gas platforms in the North Adriatic Concession area has contracted renewable energy consultancy Megajoule to install multiple wind Lidars as part of the company’s Low Carbon Development Strategy. The offshore...

Top Global Title for AIS Survivex in Wind Industry’s GWO Awards

AIS Survivex has been named ‘Training Team of the Year’ in the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) Safety Training Awards. The announcement was made at the Wind Europe Electric City Conference and Exhibition in Copenhagen with AIS Survivex...

South Fork Wind Project Earns Final Approval from BOEM

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced a 

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