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US DOE Awards Principle Power, Aker Solutions to Advance Manufacturing of WindFloat Foundations

Principle Power and Aker Solutions (“FloatHOME” consortium) have been chosen as a winner for the second phase of the US Floating Offshore Wind Readiness (FLOWIN) Prize by the US Department of Energy (DOE). The award consists of a $450,000 cash prize and $100,000 in technical assistance from the DOE National Labs. Prize money is being used to advance WindFloat® manufacturing, supply chain, and deployment plans in the US market.

US DOE Awards Principle Power, Aker Solutions to Advance Manufacturing of WindFloat Foundations

ABL Electrifying Zero-Emission Offshore Charging Station

ABL, an energy and marine consultancy, is working in a consortium with the world leading vessel owner and operator, Bibby Marine, and the UK’s leading technology innovation and research center for offshore renewable energy, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, to provide technical and operational consultancy for the development of zero-emission offshore charging to power wind farm service vessels.

ABL Electrifying Zero-Emission Offshore Charging Station

Odfjell Technology Secures Major Contract with COSL Drilling Europe AS

Odfjell Technology, a leading provider of drilling and well services, has secured an important contract with COSL Drilling Europe AS. The fixed part of the contract, valued at approximately 160 million NOK, encompasses Tubular Running Services has a duration of three years, with the option for two additional one-year periods.

Odfjell Technology Secures Major Contract with COSL Drilling Europe AS

Ampelmann Signs Contract for Two E1000 Systems in Taiwan

Ampelmann, a Dutch offshore access provider, has signed a new contract for two E1000 systems to work in Taiwan onboard two multipurpose support vessels to provide accommodation and walk to work services for end client Vestas Taiwan. The E1000 systems have been signed to assist in turbine commissioning. This new contract reaffirms Ampelmann’s position in helping to grow the offshore wind market in Taiwan.

Ampelmann Signs Contract for Two E1000 Systems in Taiwan

Full Steam Ahead for Maryland Offshore Wind Program

US Wind, Inc. (“US Wind”) joined Governor Wes Moore, Speaker of the House, Adrienne A. Jones, Senate President Bill Ferguson, and other key leaders of the Maryland General Assembly Thursday for the signing of critical legislation aimed at keeping the state’s offshore wind goals on track.

Full Steam Ahead for Maryland Offshore Wind Program

Cadeler Secures Vessel Reservation Agreements with Two Equinor and Polenergia Joint Ventures

Cadeler A/S (Cadeler) has secured vessel reservation agreements with both MFW Bałtyk II Sp. z.o.o. and MFW Bałtyk III Sp. z.o.o., each a joint venture project owned 50% by Equinor and 50% by Polenergia, marking the first contract between the parties. The aggregate potential value of the contracts to be negotiated during the pendency of the vessel reservation agreements is anticipated to fall within the range of EUR 110–130 million. Operations are scheduled to commence in 2027.

Cadeler Secures Vessel Reservation Agreements with Two Equinor and Polenergia Joint Ventures

Worley to Support the Bayou Bend CCS Project

Worley, a global professional services company of energy, chemicals, and resources experts, has been selected to design and evaluate carbon dioxide (CO2) gathering, handling and sequestration facilities for the Bayou Bend CCS LLC (Bayou Bend) joint venture located along the Gulf Coast in Southeast Texas. The Bayou Bend project includes a CO2 storage footprint of nearly 140,000 acres of pore space.

Worley to Support the Bayou Bend CCS Project

SubseaPartner Secures Offshore Work on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

Norwegian Diving Contractor, SubseaPartner, has won offshore work at the Goliat and Balder fields on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). The contracts have been awarded by Vår Energi under the existing frame agreement for offshore contingency and diving intervention services.

SubseaPartner Secures Offshore Work on the Norwegian Continental Shelf

Minesto’s Tidal Kite Dragon 12 Generates First Power

Minesto, a leading ocean energy developer, has announced that for three months, since its initial installation in February 2024, the tidal kite Dragon 12 has been successfully grid connected and delivers as expected at the site in Vestmanna. In addition, for the first time, an array of tidal kites is in operation – the 1.2 MW D12 and one 100kW D4, adding valuable production data for array build-out. The data being generated underlines commercial readiness of Dragon Class systems and the continued testing supports both critical sales activities and preparations for product delivery.

Minesto’s Tidal Kite Dragon 12 Generates First Power
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