Several Boxes to Tick when Looking for Vessel Design

In 2017, Bibby Line Group will reach another milestone in its 209-year history when it takes delivery of the Bibby ...

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SBM Offshore: Floating Wind Technology Is the Future

Pilot floating wind farm projects such as the ones recently approved in France provide floating technology ...

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Ex-Statkraft Engineer Develops New Installation Solution

Arild Bolsø, an engineer who worked for Statkraft in Norway and Forewind in the UK, has developed a new technical ...

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2016: When Great Things Happened

We are leaving what has arguably been the best year for offshore wind so far with a hope that the one ahead of us ...

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Floating wind-powered water injection

DNV GL-led WIN WIN joint industry project (JIP) results indicate that, especially for marginal oil & gas fields ...

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Showcased during WindEnergy Hamburg

Following Japan s 2011 Fukushima disaster, the German government decided to move away from largely nuclear power ...

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GERMANY UPDATE

Since the last time we looked at the status of Germany’s offshore wind industry only two years ago in July ...

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Vattenfall's surveillance centre

There may be very few similarities between the Apollo 13 moon flight and Vattenfall’s Surveillance Centre in ...

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A landmark Dutch auction

The announcement of the Borssele auction results was greeted by the offshore wind industry with a mixture of ...

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How recruiters are dealing with the energy transition

Recently, it was announced that oil and gas giant Shell would unveil their ‘New Energies’ division, ...

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ASE AEOLUS

Research and development play a vital role In renewable energy as well as a steady stream of young engineers geared ...

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Outlining Deutsche Windtechnik's approach

Brandt’s passion for the renewables business was evident before he started his career. In 1999, he decided to ...

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Tools of the trade

Cost-cutting. A combination of words warmly greeted in the offshore wind industry and for that matter also the ...

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Crew transfer vessel update

At the time this article was being written, almost 45 per cent of the purpose built crew transfer vessels in the ...

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The importance of risk analysis

Being an expert in any industry is a great responsibility. Being an expert in assessing the risk of potentially ...

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Construction phase United Kingdom

A wind farm construction project should be meticulously planned involving, as near as possible, the complete supply ...

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Offshore construction: It takes a giant to know a giant

For the second 2016 edition of the Offshore WIND Magazine, we spoke to Blair Ainslie, CEO of Seajacks, on the ...

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Not luxury, but necessity in DP systems

Knowing where you are and staying there within a certain degree of accuracy is no longer just a luxury but a ...

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North America: Steel in the water

Last September in Baltimore at the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER conference the buzz words heard over and over again were ...

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A closer look into offshore wind decommissioning

The view at Kalmar Sound in Sweden has changed considerably since November of last year. The five NEG Micon 2MW ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT: To protect and progress

What is the possible impact of a wind farm project on wildlife? Offshore wind, as a renewable source of energy, has ...

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Interview with Giles Dickson: EWEA and COP21

While the European wind energy association (EWEA) welcomes the landmark agreement achieved at the United Nations ...

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Oil&Gas Companies to Cause Clash of Giants in Offshore Wind?

Shell has created a new division called New Energies, through which the oil and gas giant will invest in wind ...

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Industry to Put Offshore Wind Safety in the Spotlight

Keeping offshore wind workers safe is of paramount importance. What needs to be done to aim for the ‘holy grail’ of ...

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American Oil and Gas Businesses Can Tap into Offshore Wind

With the development of offshore wind industry on the United States’ horizon, the country is embarking on a ...

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HEALTH & SAFETY: Helping to make maintenance safer ...

The long term employment prospects within the offshore wind industry lie with the Operation and Maintenance work ...

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HIGH WIND: Bringing stability to the industry

In 2000, the offshore wind industry was pioneering ways of installing 2MW turbines in water depths of just 15 ...

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