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Rovco, CWind Wrap First Phase of East Anglia ONE Subsea Inspection Works

capacity to produce 714MW of electricity, first delivered power to the UK grid in early September 2019. All 102 turbines are now installed and the wind farm was fully commissioned in July 2020CWind, part of the Global Marine Group, was awarded a multi-year framework from ScottishPower Renewables and Macquarie's Green Investment Group to manage the subsea inspection services, including subsea maintenance, surveys and corrective maintenance planning, as well as pre-engineering studies at the offshore wind farm.Rovco, led by CWind, began work in July 2020 – using a combination of DPII SOV with

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CWind Taps Rovco for East Anglia ONE Offshore Wind Farm Work

a long-term contract by CWind for subsea work on the East Anglia ONE offshore wind project.The Rovco team will carry out a campaign of subsea inspection and survey work on all subsea structures, informing the maintenance of the wind turbine and substation foundations. ScottishPower Renewables and Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) said last Wednesday that all of the 102 offshore wind turbines were installed on the East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm.As for the financial value of the Rovco contract, Rovco said the contract was a "multi-million-pound" one. All Turbines Installed

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Sea Trials for Australia's New Icebreaker Delayed Due to COVID-19

the future.”“Our planning for the 2020-21 summer season continues to center on the need to prevent the spread of COVID-19 through the Australian Antarctic Program as it is deployed south.”“The safety of our expeditioners living and working at our three Antarctic stations and on Macquarie Island is our priority,” he said

Formosa 1 OWP Deploys RSL O&M

approximately 2-6 km from shore of Miaoli in the Taiwan Strait. Phase 1 has operated commercially since 2017, with a capacity of 8 MW.The phase 2 has been completed with an additional capacity of 120 MW. The Formosa 1 project is currently a joint venture project of Ørsted (35%), JERA (32.5%), Macquarie's Green Investment Group(25 %) and Swancor Holding. (7.5%).Renewable Strategy Limited (RSL) is an offshore wind and wind software solutions, training and advisory firm, with emphasis on systematic solutions, data integrity, asset integrity management and operations and maintenance insights

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Massive TP's Shipped for Taiwan Windfarm

have a total capacity of 128MW once built and commissioned. Phase 1 of Formosa 1 features two Siemens 4MW demonstration turbines, the first ever wind turbines to be installed off Taiwan. The Formosa 1 Phase 2 is owned by Formosa I Wind Power Co. Ltd., a partnership of Ørsted (35%), JERA (32.5%), Macquarie Capital (25%), and Swancor Holding (7.5%).In advance of the shipments, Jumbo coordinated the fabrication of 12 grillages which act as individual secure holdings on deck for each TP.  After installing the grillages onboard the Jumbo Kinetic, the vessel set sail to Laem Chabang to set the project

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Damen Floats Out Australian Icebreaker

vessel for Serco subsidiary DMS Maritime on behalf of the Australian Department of the Environment and Energy. The vessel has been designed with a multi-mission role in mind. It will keep Australia’s three permanent research stations on the Antarctic continent and its research station on Macquarie Island supplied with cargo, equipment and personnel. Additionally, it will serve as a fully equipped research laboratory facility for up to 116 scientific staff.Construction of the vessel began in August 2017 with a ceremonial keel-laying ceremony. Building from the keel up, the build process has

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Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm Officially Opens

off the North Norfolk coast is capable of generating 573 megawatts (MW) of green electricity from its 91 Siemens Gamesa 6 MW wind turbines. Many of these turbines feature the first blades to be manufactured at the Siemens Gamesa blade factory in Hull.Race Bank is owned by Ørsted (50 percent), Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 5 (25 percent), Sumitomo Corporation (12.5 percent) and funds advised by the Green Investment Group, Arjun Infrastructure Partners and Gravis Capital Management (12.5 percent) and operated from Ørsted’s East Coast Hub in Grimsby, the U.K.’s largest

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Keel Laid for Australia's New Antarctic Supply/Research Vessel

construction and outfitting. The ice-breaking ASRV is a multi-mission vessel that has been designed to undertake a variety of roles. In terms of supply, the 160-meter long vessel will provide Australia’s three permanent research stations on the Antarctic continent and its research station on Macquarie Island with cargo, equipment and personnel. This will be facilitated by the ability to stow more than 100 TEU.   In terms of research, the ASRV signifies the Australian government’s commitment to a long term scientific programme focused on the understanding and stewardship of the Southern

Artist impression Antarctic Supply Research Vessel (ASRV) for the Australian Antarctic Division.  (Photo: Radio Holland)

IT Package Ordered for Australian Arctic Research Ship

for the Australian Antarctic Division.   The 160m ASRV is a survey vessel which combines icebreaking, survey and supply activities. The vessel will be able to break ice up to 1.65 meters at a speed of 3 knots and will supply Australia’s permanent research stations in Antarctica and Macquarie Island with cargo, equipment and personnel.   Radio Holland said it will deliver a large IT infrastructure consisting of central IT cabinets and various switching cabinets located at strategic positions on the vessel. The network will be used as the infrastructure for various systems on

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