Singapore, October 25, 2017: Equis Pte. Ltd (Equis) and Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) announced today the execution of binding documentation for the sale of 100% of Equis Energy for USD5.0 billion (including assumed liabilities of USD1.3bn) in cash to GIP and co‐investors. The transaction is subject to customary regulatory approvals and is expected to close […]
Underwater divers were called in by Jones Bros to help build new quayside infrastructure for the biggest offshore wind farm in the world. The specialist contractors were called in to fix steel columns to a harbour wall to restrain pontoons at the site, in Barrow-in-Furness. The new facility is being built at an existing dock […]
Empire Wind is the project name selected by Statoil for the company’s offshore wind site located off the southern coast of Long Island, New York. The 79,350 acre site, secured by Statoil in a federal auction in December 2016, has the potential to generate up to 1GW of offshore wind power, making it a key part of New York […]
Merkur Offshore signs contract with EMS Maritime Offshore B.V. for the construction and operation of a service base.
Ems Maritime Offshore B.V. („EMO BV“) was awarded with a contract with Merkur Offshore GmbH. The Dutch subsidiary of EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH signed a long-term contract for the construction of a warehouse with affiliated offices as well as the terminal logistics. The warehouse consists of an area of 600 m², while the modern offices […]
Vattenfall has today announced the start of construction on Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm, situated 29–44 kilometres west of Houstrup Strand on Jutland’s west coast. Construction begins on Horns Rev 3 https://t.co/46UrxXeEqk #windpower #Denmark #Vattenfall pic.twitter.com/NTHRNdahPh — Vattenfall Group (@VattenfallGroup) October 20, 2017 “Horns Rev 3 is the first of three offshore farms that Vattenfall will […]
19 October 2017 – Aqualis Offshore, a sister company to Offshore Wind Consultants Limited (OWC), has been awarded a contract by Ørsted (Formerly DONG Energy) to provide geotechnical site investigation supervision services at their Ocean Wind offshore wind farm. The contract also includes an option to provide similar geotechnical services at the Bay State Wind […]
LM Wind Power has announced their longest blade during China Windpower 2017 in Beijing. The LM 75.1 P has been tailor made for Goldwind’s new 6.7 MW offshore wind turbine. Goldwind’s 6.7 MW platform will be the largest offshore turbine in China and, combined with the LM 75.1 P, it is designed specifically for the Wind Class I […]
Hywind Scotland, the first floating wind farm in the world, has started to deliver electricity to the Scottish grid. Today the First Minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, officially opens the wind farm. “Hywind can be used for water depths up to 800 meters, thus opening up areas that so far have been inaccessible for […]
Vattenfall, the developer of Norfolk’s largest offshore wind farm, is kicking-off its official autumn consultation on the anticipated environmental impact of the fossil-fuel free project. The Swedish energy group is publishing, next week, its statutory consultation plans for the 1.8 gigawatt (GW) Norfolk Vanguard project, known as a Statement of Community Consultation (SoCC). Vattenfall has also set […]
Triton Knoll appoints UK firm J Murphy & Sons Limited to deliver ‘unprecedented’ cable installation.
Triton Knoll today confirmed UK firm J Murphy & Sons Limited (Murphy) as its preferred supplier to install the entire 60km underground cable route, while providing the wind farm’s best opportunities to date for local suppliers. As preferred supplier, Kentish Town based Murphy will design and install the project’s critical onshore cable circuits, which will […]