Seafox 5 Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Set For Early Delivery

Keppel FELS is set to deliver the world's largest multi-purpose offshore wind turbine installer ahead of schedule to Seafox Group, the Singaporean shipbuilder said late last week. Named Seafox 5, the new-generation offshore wind turbine installation vessel is designed to withstand the harsh conditions all year round in the North Sea and water depths up to 65 meters. "As … [Read more...]

U.S. Offshore Wind Farm Clears FAA Hurdle

The Federal Aviation Administration said the proposed Cape Wind power project off the Massachusetts coast poses no risk to air navigation, clearing a hurdle for what may be the first U.S. offshore wind facility. The agency determined that 130 wind turbines in the Nantucket Sound won't affect planes in the area, according to a statement today. Construction on the … [Read more...]

Cal Dive Pursuing Offshore Wind Industry with Cape Wind Project Award

Cal Dive International is officially entering the offshore wind market, announcing today that the joint venture formed with Flatiron Construction Corp. and Cashman Equipment Corp. has been selected as the "preferred" construction contractor for the Cape Wind Project, America's first offshore wind project to be located on Nantucket Sound. As the "Preferred Contractor" the … [Read more...]

U.S. offshore renewable energy industry: Big brother is watching you

The big brother of offshore, BOEMRE, today said that it has partnered with the National Research Council's Marine Board to conduct a study on regulating worker safety in connection with the development of offshore renewable energy on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).  The project, to be completed by July 31, 2012, will play a key role in establishing worker safety requirements … [Read more...]