According to WFO, the Committee will tackle areas from policy-making through health and safety to maritime spatial planning.
The new initiative aims outperforming the installed capacity and cost competitiveness seen with bottom-fixed offshore wind today, WFO underlined.
The principal objectives of the committee are education, advocacy and policy-making, as well as enabling cost reductions and commercial-scale deployment.
It also aims to promote the highest health and safety standards and engage with environmental stakeholders and maritime space users.
WFO members innogy and Northland Power have already confirmed to proactively participate in the initiative.