ACCESS SYSTEMS: TDD – Tube Docking Device

Transfers at sea have long been a problem and the safety of those involved is becoming an increasing consideration ...

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ACCESS SYSTEMS: UPTIME – Moving forward, the ...

The young offshore wind energy sector is making a far greater use of vessels than the older oil and gas sector ever ...

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ENECO: Update on the grouting issue of Princess Amalia ...

On 1 July the Dutch offshore wind farm Eneco Luchterduinen became fully operational. On 21 September this milestone ...

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CRANES: Huisman delivers world’s largest Leg Encircling Crane

Huisman recently delivered the cranes for the Seajacks Scylla, the new build wind turbine installation vessel for ...

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WTIVs: Wind Turbine Installation Vessels: New optimism

The rugby world cup tournament is about to start in England as this article is being written. Just as the rugby ...

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Windfarm update: French OWF Projects, Wikinger, Borkum ...

French offshore wind projects French transmission system operator RTE France has awarded ABB with a $25m contract ...

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Windfarm Update: Amrumbank, Global Tech I, Borkum West ...

Amrumbank MPI Adventure installed the last turbine blade at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm in early ...

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Windfarm Update: Race Bank, Rampion, Walney Extension, ...

Race Bank In July, A2SEA won a contract to provide the SEA CHALLENGER offshore installation vessel for the ...

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Windfarm Update: Burbo Bank Extension, Dudgeon OWF, ...

Burbo Bank Extension Works for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind project are already underway, with Offshore ...

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Windfarm Update: Block Island, Eneco Luchterduinen, ...

Block Island Offshore construction work at the first US offshore wind farm began on 26 July, when the first ...

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SCALDIS SMC: Lifting at a higher level

Based in Antwerp, Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors has just celebrated its 20th anniversary as an offshore ...

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ABB DRIVE TRAIN: Test and R&D centre in Helsinki

The Grid Code defines the working conditions for the operators of the grid administrators and the distributer or ...

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OFFSHORE INTERCONNECTORS: The German Offshore Grid update

The German Government has set a target to have 6.5 gigawatts of offshore wind power capacity installed by 2020. In ...

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Legal aspects of grids: The Dutch case

On 6 September 2013 the Energieakkoord voor Duurzame Groei (the Energy Agreement for Sustainable Growth) was signed ...

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THE FOUNDATIONS OF THE INDUSTRY: The next generation

The offshore wind industry is not really doing anything exceptional when it comes down to the basics. Wind turbine ...

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ACCOMMODATION VESSELS: THE PAST, PRESENT AND THE FUTURE

The concept of using vessels as hotels, or floatels, accommodation vessels, or recently, SOVs, or whatever name you ...

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OWC 2015: Breaking down barriers in offshore wind

Although it is nothing new for countries and companies to invest in renewable energy, it seems like this ...

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OFFSHORE TURBINE TECHNICIANS: The challenge in moving ...

With a reserved maximum of €18bn for offshore wind development the Dutch Government’s ‘Energie ...

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DONG ENERGY – Bringing down the Lost Time Injury ...

Certainly there have been huge advances in offshore wind’s safety record, as it emerges from being somewhat ...

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WIND FARM UPDATE

Nordergründe The 111MW Nordergründe offshore wind farm reached financial closure. The project developer WPD ...

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WIND FARM UPDATE

 North Irish Sea Array Sustainable energy company Oriel Windfarm Ltd. and renewable energy group Gaelectric ...

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WIND FARM UPDATE

Gwynt y Môr The 576MW Gwynt y Môr wind farm, located 8 miles offshore in Liverpool Bay in water depths of over ...

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WIND FARM UPDATE

Formosa 1 In June Siemens signed a Turbine Supply Agreement with Formosa Wind Power Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of ...

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WIND FARM UPDATE

Borkum Riffgrund 1 Turbine installation work is ongoing at the 312MW Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, located ...

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WIND FARM UPDATE

Race Bank DONG Energy signed a contract with Belgian contractor Jan de Nul during the EWA OFFSHORE event in March ...

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WIND FARM UPDATE

Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Work has started in Norfolk on the onshore connection for the 402MW Dudgeon offshore ...

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WIND FARM UPDATE

Block Island Block Island wind farm has successfully reached financial close, marking it the first offshore wind ...

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