Installation Vessels: Reaching the Limit and Beyond

Fourteen years ago in 2002 the Sif Group made 80 monopiles for the Horns Rev wind farm off the Danish coast near ...

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Big Data in Offshore Wind

Can it reduce the cost of wind turbine operations and maintenance? The United Kingdom is leading in offshore wind. ...

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Saint-Brieuc Case: Nass & Wind Disputes Award Decision

Nass & Wind is not giving up on challenging the French government regarding the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind site. ...

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The Road to Renewables

Times are changing in the offshore energy market. Investments in the oil & gas industry are low, while development ...

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Competitive Industry

What can be done to achieve lower costs? Which technology is required and where can companies and industries ...

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Efficiency from Quayside to Seabed

While the oil and gas industry is slowing down, the world of renewables, specifically offshore wind, is picking up. ...

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Cost-Efficiency: Smaller Vessel with Advanced Access System

Offshore WIND spoke to James Strong, Business Development Director at Reflex Marine, a company looking for new ways ...

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Making Full Use of Deck Space

The free deck area on board a wind farm installation vessel is, of course, a finite space which is defined by the ...

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Safe, Cost-Effective Installation Starts with Deck Layout

Choosing the best deck layout is crucial to the efficiency of the operational and service quality of any offshore ...

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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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