Politics & business news

  • politics & business

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind doubles its presence at Danish Port of Esbjerg

    The offshore expert MHI Vestas Offshore Wind increases its lease at the Danish Port of Esbjerg from 54,200 to 138,000 m². The space will be used for pre-assembly and shipment of offshore wind turbine... read more
  • politics & business

    UK’s strengthens project pipeline

    The Crown Estate has announced agreements with offshore wind developers ScottishPower Renewables, Vattenfall and Dong Energy, which have reconfigured or identified new projects within their respective... read more
  • politics & business

    ABB gets order for Kriegers Flak onshore converter

    ABB has received an order worth around US$140 million from transmission system operators Energinet.dk in Denmark and 50Hertz Transmission in Germany to design, supply and install a HVDC onshore... read more

  • logistics & operations, politics & business

    Lindø launches port extension

    Lindø port of Odense has started a port extension for DKK358 million. Once the construction work is completed, Lindø port will dispose of an additional 500,000m2 of harbour area and new quays... read more
  • politics & business

    Boskalis strengthens position

    Boskalis has signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) to acquire offshore activities from VolkerWessels. Under the intended transaction, Boskalis will acquire maritime and offshore wind energy related... read more
  • politics & business

    Earlier than expected

    Andreas Wellbrock was actually scheduled to become WAB’s CEO on 1 June. Now he’ll be getting down to business two months earlier. Wellbrock has ambitious plans and wants to approach members directly. read more
  • politics & business

    Windforce exhibition cancelled

    WAB has cancelled the exhibition part of this year’s Windforce. The offshore wind industry conference will go ahead as planned in Bremen from June 7 - 9, 2016. For Windforce already registered... read more
  • project update, politics & business

    ScottishPower gives green light for East Anglia ONE

    ScottishPower Renewables makes its final investment decision for East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. When built, the 714 MW project will be one of the largest of the world. read more
  • project update, politics & business

    EnBW pushes Hohe See project forward

    EnBW and Siemens concluded a contract for the supply of 71 offshore wind turbines for the Hohe See offshore wind farm. The contract also includes the corresponding monopile foundations, for which... read more
  • project update, politics & business

    Dong Energy takes over U.S. offshore wind project

    Dong Energy has agreed to take over RES Americas Developments Inc.’s more than 1,000 MW newly assigned development project rights off the coast of New Jersey. The New Jersey lease is the second U.S... read more