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Aveillant to Test Its Radar in Suffolk »

Aveillant’s extended range Holographic Radar™ is to be trialled in November at a site near Woodbridge, Suffolk, very close to where the world’s first persistent surveillance radar protected England’s shores from enemy aircraft during the...

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Siemens to Supply 48 Turbines for Dutch Wind Farm »

Siemens Energy has received an order for the Netherlands’ largest near shore wind farm. Designed to generate 144 megawatts (MW) of wind power, the Westermeerwind project with 48 direct drive wind turbines is also the...

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WSP to Design Substations for 3 Dong’s Wind Farms »

WSP has been awarded three contracts to provide civil design support to DONG Energy on the Walney Extension, Burbo Bank Extension and Race Bank Wind Farm projects. The contracts are for the provision of engineering...

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Sea Comfort Accommodates Gwynt y Mor Technicians »

TP Offshore utilized its hotel ship at the 576MW Gwynt y Môr offshore project in the Irish Sea. Sea Comfort can accommodate up to 12 passengers plus 4 crew members living in private cabins. Besides...

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Romax Wraps Up Sheringham Shoal Work »

Romax Technology has provided Europe’s largest renewable energy company Statkraft with end of warranty inspection services and maintenance training for its Sheringham Shoal wind farm site. Operated by Statkraft and jointly owned with the Norwegian...

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French Consortium Seeks Vertiwind Platform Design »

Consortium made of Nénuphar, Technip and renewable energy company EDF Energies Nouvelles is seeking a contractor for a job on its floating vertical-axis turbine. Vertiwind is an innovative Floating Vertical axis offshore turbine developed to...

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Wiking Signs Medical Chopper Deal with Dong »

Dong Energy contracted  Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH for a job in German Bight. The German company will provide offshore helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) to offshore wind farms located in the North Sea. All Dong...

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EDF, Dong to Conduct Soil Investigation Offshore France »

Eolien Maritime France, a consortium of EDF EN and DONG Energy, is seeking contractors for geotechnical investigations at three wind farm locations off French coast. Up to six contractors will collect information which will be...

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Westermeerwind Reaches Financial Closure »

Westermeerwind Reaches Financial Closure

Westermeerwind BV reached financial close on 25 July for the turn key construction of the Westermeerwind wind farm in IJsselmeer. Work can now start...

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VSMC to Connect Westermeerwind Wind Farm »

VSMC to Connect Westermeerwind Wind Farm

Siemens NL has contracted VSMC to design, supply and install infield cables between 48 wind turbine generators and 6 export cables to the onshore...

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Top News of the Week July 21– 27, 2014 »

Top News of the Week July 21– 27, 2014

Ballast Nedam Completes Monopile Installation at Butendiek Today, Tuesday 22nd July 2014, Ballast Nedam Offshore installed the 80th and last monopile at the Butendiek...

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DNV GL Certifies Siemens 6 MW Turbine »

DNV GL Certifies Siemens 6 MW Turbine

Siemens Energy has obtained type certification by certifying body DNV GL for the company’s innovative D6 offshore wind turbine. The model Siemens SWT-6.0-154 is...

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European Commission Approves Contracts for Difference »

European Commission Approves Contracts for Difference

The European Commission has concluded that a UK scheme called “Contracts for Difference” that promotes the generation of electricity from renewable sources is in...

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Elia Gets Green Light for Belgian Offshore Grid »

Elia Gets Green Light for Belgian Offshore Grid

 The grid operator Elia was granted a permit for the construction and operation of a high voltage offshore grid in the North Sea called...

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Ballast Nedam Completes Monopile Installation at Butendiek »

Ballast Nedam Completes Monopile Installation at Butendiek

Today, Tuesday 22nd July 2014, Ballast Nedam Offshore installed the 80th and last monopile at the Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm in the German sector...

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Siemens Erects Fourth Substation in North Sea »

Siemens Erects Fourth Substation in North Sea

Siemens has installed a fourth offshore platform in the North Sea, completing an important stage for grid connections of sea-based wind farms. This is...

Jul 21 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Nordsee Ost Substation in Place »

Nordsee Ost Substation in Place

A wedding was celebrated on the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm construction site of RWE Innogy: This is what the construction process is called...

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Top News of the Week July 14 – 20, 2014 »

Top News of the Week July 14 – 20, 2014

Seaway Installs Sylwin Alpha Converter Platform Under the direction of Seaway Heavy Lifting, one of the world’s largest converter platforms has been installed off...

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JDR Opens Offshore Engineering Technology Centre »

JDR Opens Offshore Engineering Technology Centre

JDR, a leading provider of technology connecting the global offshore energy industry, opened a new offshore engineering technology centre in Cambridge. Building out from JDR’s global HQ in North Cambridgeshire, the new centre will put JDR at the heart of Cambridge’s growing oil and gas...

Jul 29 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Expands its Energy Team »

Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Expands its Energy Team

At a time of unprecedented growth in the development of sustainable energy projects off the UK’s eastern seaboard, Cooper Lomaz Recruitment is expanding its Energy team. Roan Williams, the latest Energy team member, specialises in subsea assignments which cover disciplines including ROV, marine, diving, heavy...

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Paris to Host Ocean Energy Europe Event »

Paris to Host Ocean Energy Europe Event

Ocean Energy Europe’s annual conference is on of the most important events on the European ocean energy calendar. This year, the annual conference will take place in Paris, on the 1st and 2nd of October, in the exclusive venue of the Marriott Paris Rive Gauche...

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Mainstream Hosts Norstec Academy Students »

Mainstream Hosts Norstec Academy Students

Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power hosted eleven students from the Norstec Academy at its London office as part of their one week tour of the offshore wind industry. The Norstec Academy skills programme was launched in May this year through a student...

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EMEC to Attend GRE & AWTEC Next Week »

EMEC to Attend GRE & AWTEC Next Week

EMEC is exhibiting at the Grand Renewable Energy (GRE) International Conference & Exhibition 2014 in Tokyo, Japan, next week. The GRE Conference is being held jointly with the 2nd Asian Wave and Tidal Energy Conference (AWTEC). Oliver Wragg (Commercial Director) and Allan Davidson (Director Asia)...

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CPNL Completes Dynamic Test »

CPNL Completes Dynamic Test

After months of accelerated reliability testing, CPNL Engineering announced today a successful completion of the dynamic tests with its articulated pipes at the University of Exeter, as part of the EU-funded MARINET research programme. CPNL applied for this programme in 2013 and was granted a...

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Nova Innovation Hires Former SSE Executive »

Nova Innovation Hires Former SSE Executive

Nova Innovation, the Edinburgh-based tidal energy company has appointed Ian Marchant, the former SSE Chief Executive, as Chairman. Ian Marchant was head of the UK energy firm SSE for over 10 years before standing down in 2013. Since then he has taken director and chairman...

Jul 25 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Atlantis to Supply Tidal Turbines for 1.5 MW Project »

Atlantis to Supply Tidal Turbines for 1.5 MW Project

Atlantis, owner of the world’s largest planned tidal current energy project, MeyGen, and tidal energy equipment supplier, announces that it has signed a turbine supply agreement with Andritz Hydro Hammerfest to supply three 1.5 megawatt tidal power turbines for Phase 1A of the MeyGen project...

Jul 25 2014 / No comment / Read More »

Dong Selects MWS for Gode Wind Farms »

Dong Selects MWS for Gode Wind Farms

Global Maritime Consultancy Ltd was awarded a deal for work on Dong Energy’s wind farms. On behalf of Dong, the company will act as a Marine Warranty Surveyor for Gode wind farms. A Marine Warranty Surveyor (MWS) provides independent third-party review and approval of high...

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