Vestas and DSV Panalpina form strategic partnership

Vestas and DSV Panalpina have formed a strategic partnership on transport and logistics. With this partnership, DSV Panalpina will execute and manage Vestas’ general freight and special project transportation, inbound as well as outbound. “We are very excited to partner with DSV Panalpina to meet the growing demand for our sustainable energy solutions,” said Henrik …

New addition to Roll Group fleet

Roll Group has added another Module Carrier into their fleet. With a length of 146m, a width of 32m and 12,285t deadweight, this vessel is slightly smaller than the current Module Carriers, BigRoll Bering and BigRoll Beaufort, but it has many similarities. The flush cargo deck measures 123.8 x 32.2 m, compared to 125 x …

Siemens Gamesa selected for largest U.S. offshore wind power project

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) will be the turbine supplier for the 2,640-MW Dominion Energy Virginia Offshore Wind project. This is the largest offshore wind power project in U.S. market to date. A long-term service and maintenance agreement is included for the site located off the coast of Virginia. The agreement furthermore foresees utilizing turbines …

Van Oord signs partnership with Hendrik Veder Group

During the Europort trade fair in Rotterdam, the international dredging and offshore contractor Van Oord has signed a two-year partnership contract with Hendrik Veder Group, that offers products and services in the field of steel wire rope and fibre ropes. The Netherlands-based company will provide the maritime contractor with lifting equipment required for offshore windmills …

ALE tests world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine

ALE has recently used its expertise in heavylifting operations and helped GE to unveil and test world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine, the Haliade-X 12 MW, capable of powering 16,000 European households. Featuring the world’s longest blades, it has a rotor span of 260m. Transportation of the first Haliade-X 12 MW nacelle took place at …

Ports of Normandy thrilled by the new GE Renewable Energy partnership

Following an announcement 2 weeks ago of the United States Offshore projects with Orsted, the provider of offshore wind power technologies, GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Dogger bank as the supplier for three 1 200 MW projects in the UK. GE Renewable Energy is to erect Haliade-X 12 MW, the most powerful wind …

Two new Demag all terrain cranes to Windhoist UK

Windhoist UK, one of the world’s leading wind turbine erection company put into service two brand new Demag AC 220-5 all terrain cranes. The two machines were delivered from the plant in Zweibrücken to a large site in Sweden, where the company is currently erecting a wind farm. The total order consists of four machines …

Engie and EDP join forces

Antonio Mexia, EDP CEO and Chairman of EDPR and Isabelle Kocher, ENGIE CEO, have signed a strategic Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), to create a co-controlled 50/50 joint-venture (JV) in fixed and floating offshore wind. The new entity will be the exclusive vehicle of investment of EDP, through its subsidiary EDP Renewables (EDPR), and ENGIE for …

Eiffage wins contract for the Moray East offshore wind farm (U.K)

The French group Eiffage, through its Belgian subsidiary Smulders, has won a contract with GeoSea (subsidiary of DEME) to construct the Moray East offshore wind farm in the north-eastern coast of Scotland. The value of the Eiffage contract is worth more than 250M €.This wind farm project, with a capacity of 950 MW over 295 …

The consortium of EDF Renewables and Masdar will build a 400MW wind farm in Saudi Arabia

A consortium of two experts in the renewable energy sector, the French EDF Renewables and Masdar (Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC), has just won the tender for the Dumat Al Jandal wind farm in Saudi Arabia. Their offer was pre-selected in Riyadh in July 2018 thanks to its best cost competitiveness ($ 21.3 / …