Floating Offshore Wind News

 

SBM Offshore and Technip Energies Create Floating Wind Joint Venture

Mar 14, 2024

SBM Offshore and Technip Energies have signed a partnership agreement to form a joint venture EkWIL as a floating offshore wind pure player.The companies signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the creating of EkWIL, which will be able of proposing a wide range of solutions to clients.EkWiL will combine the people expertise, engineering and delivery capabilities, and complementary technologies of Technip Energies and SBM Offshore…

Japan and US Team Up to Cut Floating Wind Costs

Apr 12, 2024

Japan has agreed to partner with the United States to help reduce the cost of floating offshore wind projects, the White House said in a statement released during Prime Minister Fumio Kishida's visit to Washington to meet with President Joe Biden…

Bekaert Joins Tailwind Floating Wind Moorings Innovation Project

Apr 04, 2024

Belgium-based offshore mooring systems specialist Bekaert has joined the Tailwind project, which aims to develop advanced mooring solutions for floating wind industry.The Tailwind project, launched in January 2024, will aim to deliver advanced station-keeping technologies…

Mooreast to Anchor Floating Offshore Wind Farm in Southern France

Apr 02, 2024

Singapore-based mooring and anchoring specialist Mooreast Holdings has secured an order to supply its proprietary anchors for Eolmed pre-commercial floating offshore wind farm.Mooreast has partnered with French installation contractor Bourbon…

World’s First Floating Wind Innovation Centre Opens

Mar 19, 2024

The world’s first dedicated innovation centre for floating offshore wind has opened in Scotland.Located in the heart of Aberdeen’s Energy Transition Zone, ORE Catapult’s £9 million National Floating Wind Innovation Centre (FLOWIC), delivered in collaboration with ETZ Limited…

RWE Joins Forces with Spanish Port to Create Floating Wind Hub

Mar 19, 2024

Germany's top utility RWE has signed a Letter of Support with the Port Authority of A Coruña to facilitate the scaling-up of the port capacity in support of the Spanish government’s floating wind targets.Working together under a Letter of Support…

Salamander Floating Wind Project Embarks on Marine Environment Study

Mar 05, 2024

Salamander, a joint venture between Ørsted, Simply Blue Group and Subsea7, has partnered with two Scottish universities to investigate any potential impact of floating windfarms on marine ecosystems.The PREDICT 2.0 initiative forms part of a…

Odfjell Oceanwind Launches Foundations Production Unit for Floating Wind

Feb 29, 2024

Odfjell Oceanwind and Prodtex have established a joint venture for the manufacturing of foundations for floating wind turbines in an effort to address what is expected to become one of the biggest bottlenecks in scaling the floating offshore wind industry…

US and Denmark Team Up for $4.2M Floating Wind Innovation Call

Feb 09, 2024

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Wind Energy Technologies Office (WETO) and Innovation Fund Denmark have announced an intention to release a $4.2 million funding opportunity to advance floating offshore wind energy systems.The announcement…

Norway's METCentre Invites Bids for Floating Wind Test Berth

Jan 18, 2024

Marine Energy Test Centre (METCentre) in Norway has launched a tender process for companies or consortia looking to test their floating offshore wind technology.The test center for floating offshore wind METCentre has an available berth, located outside of Karmøy on the west coast of Norway…

JIP to Advance Offshore Wind Concrete Floater Standards

Dec 01, 2023

DNV secured partners to launch a new project to enhance technology development and prepare for scale/industrialization of concrete substructures for floating offshore wind.The new Joint Industry Project (JIP) called Concrete FLOW will optimize…

Japanese Shipping Giant Buys Into Norwegian Floating Wind Firm

Oct 05, 2023

Japanese shipping giant Mitsui O.S.K. Lines, Ltd. (MOL) has, following a recent private placement, become a shareholder in Odfjell Oceanwind, a Norwegian floating wind technology developer.'The transaction generates significant capital which…

Tugdock and Salamander Offshore Wind Team Up to Accelerate Floating Wind Energy Development

Sep 28, 2023

UK-based company Tugdock has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Salamander floating offshore wind farm to collaborate on innovation for floating offshore wind energy in Scotland.Tugdock, based in Cornwall, UK, has patented marine buoyancy…

Mainstream, Ocean Winds to Develop 500MW Floating Offshore Wind Site in Scotland

Aug 17, 2023

Renewable energy firms Mainstream Renewable Power and Ocean Winds have partnered to develop a second ScotWind floating offshore wind site of 500 MW east of Shetland, expanding the overall footprint of the Arven Offshore Wind Farm to 2.3 GW.Arven comprises two sites…

DORIS Selected as Principal Designer for Two Floating Wind Farms in Scotland

Aug 03, 2023

Offshore engineering services company DORIS has been appointed Principal Designer on the Broadshore and Bellrock floating offshore wind farm projects in Scotland by the BlueFloat Energy | Renantis Partnership.The Broadshore and Bellrock projects…

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