VESSEL REVIEW | Daqiao Haifeng – China Railway Group places jackup installation vessel into service

Daqiao Haifeng, a new jackup installation vessel acquired by the China Railway Group

The China Railway Group, via its subsidiary the China Railway Major Bridge Engineering Group, has taken delivery of a new jackup installation vessel built to support the construction of offshore wind farms. Daqiao Haifeng (大桥海风) was built by China Merchants Heavy Industry Haimen in compliance to China Classification Society rules that cover unlimited navigation, permitting […]

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Prysmian secures additional space at UK’s Middlesbrough Port under new 10-year deal

Prysmian vessels berthed at the Port of Middlesbrough, UK

Italian energy and cable systems company the Prysmian Group and AV Dawson, owner and operator of the Port of Middlesbrough in the UK, have entered into a long-term agreement for use of additional space at the port. Prysmian first started operating out of the Port of Middlesbrough ten years ago....

Havfram books another installation order for one if its giant WTIVs

Oslo-headquartered Havfram AS has signed a contract with Iberdrola for the installation of 21 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines at the Windanker project in German Baltic Sea waters. The agreement covers transport and installation support, which will be executed by one of Havfram’s newbuild NG20000X-HF wind turbine installation vessels.

Havfram, a pure play offshore wind installation specialist majority owned by Stamford, Conn., headquartered Sandbrook Capital, says that the contract, which will start...

New York State approves 810MW offshore wind farm construction

Offshore wind turbines at an undisclosed location

The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) has granted the Equinor-managed Empire Wind offshore wind project its final approval, authorising the project to begin construction on a new 810MW offshore wind farm south of Long Island. The project will continue progress towards achievement of...

Korean firm to put up offshore wind production and ship repair base in Subic, Philippines

Philippine President Ferdinand Marcos Jr. with representatives and other guests following the signing of an agreement between HD Hyundai Heavy Industries and Cerberus Capital Management for the lease of shipyard facilities in Subic Bay, May 14, 2024

Private equity company Cerberus Capital Management and South Korea’s HD Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) have entered into an agreement for the lease of the Cerberus-owned Agila Subic Shipyard at the former US Naval Base Subic Bay in the Philippines. HHI, acting on behalf of parent company HD Korea...

5 teams named Phase Two FLOWIN prize winners

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) last week announced the winners of Phase Two of the FLoating Offshore Wind ReadINess (FLOWIN) Prize. Competing teams began with a proven floating offshore wind energy substructure design and, in Phase One, developed pathways to manufacture their systems for deployment in gigawatt-scale offshore wind farms. Each of the five Phase Two winners receive a cash prize of $450,000 and a $100,000 voucher that can be used for technical support at DOE national...

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