Belgium’s Secretary for the North Sea Philippe De Backer has suggested that the government should revoke concessions granted to three offshore wind projects and instead carry out a tendering procedure similar to those in Germany, Denmark or the Netherlands, according to local media.
France-based offshore services provider Bourbon has won a contract to carry out the mooring installation of the first floating wind turbine in France, the 2MW Floatgen.
Spanish shipbuilder Gondan has launched the first of two Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) chartered by DONG Energy to service UK offshore wind farms.
Bladt Industries, ISC Consulting Engineers, Semco Maritime and LICengineering are joining forces with The Trade Council of Denmark’s Wind Energy Advisory to provide an integrated platform for partnerships with American companies and offshore wind developers.
Danish steel structures specialist Nicon Industries has completed the mobilisation of the wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca in Esbjerg as the jack-up prepares for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm project.
Source: Test from Offshore Wind News