Offshore Wind Farms


#222

China is forging ahead with offshore wind farms to alleviate the pollution problems experienced in the heavily populated Pearl River Delta:


#223

Another floating wind farm project is under development and testing offshore Portugal:

Note: “Wind power in open waters can be 3x that of onshore”.


#224

The first Wind farm service boat based on Surface effect (SES) has completed testing in Denmark and is now working off Scotland:
https://www.offshorewind.biz/2018/08/22/sea-puffin-proves-its-mettle-at-horns-rev-1/
A series of such boats are intended built in the years to come.


#225

Substation nears completion, will be interesting to see if the Pioneering Spirit is booked for the job.


#226

Yet another wind farm installation vessel has been launched. More sophisticated and with bigger crane capacity, both in weight and lifting height than anything before:
https://www.owjonline.com/news/view,nextgeneration-offshore-installation-vessel-launched-in-china_55968.htm


#227

The new cable layer ship for Nexans will be equipped with an innovative boat handling and launching system, able to handle several boats of different size and type:


#228

Hull of the second W2W vessel for Acta Marine has arrived in Ulsteinvik for outfitting:
https://www.actamarine.com/nieuws/208/Acta-Centaurus-arrived-at-Ulsteinvik-for-final-Construction-phase


#229

Big money chasing blocks:


#230

Along comes a 10 MW turbine

Then suddenly