Port of Rostock: Serving the Baltic Sea

The Port of Rostock is Germany’s largest and the deepest port in the Southern part of the Baltic Sea. It was ...

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Port of Wilhelmshaven: Fit for the future

Germany’s ambition is to have 2.500 turbines installed in its territorial waters in the North and Baltic Seas ...

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Port of Emden: Homeport for wind energy

The port of Emden is one of the largest ports in the federal state of Niedersachsen in Germany and located furthest ...

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Otto Wulf ‒ A family running their own show

The offshore wind industry is very much dictated by large conglomerates. How is it for smaller companies to keep on ...

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“Offshore substations should have a standard size of 900MW”

This is key to a responsible realisation of the Energiewende” says Lex Hartman, Director Corporate ...

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Learning from each other: The UK and Germany need to ...

As the UK prepares for the future development of the Round Three leases for larger wind farms in deeper waters, the ...

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Fraunhofer IWES director expects: “Wind will become one ...

Critics, who argue that both on and offshore wind energy will remain cost intensive, will be proven wrong. That is ...

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France: Round 1

In April 2012 the French Government under President Sarkozy announced the results of the first round for offshore ...

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Building for the future: STX – Finland

One of the largest ship builders in the world has two huge shipyards very close to each other in Finland. STX ...

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Building for the future: Damen Shipyards

Damen has a network of more than 45 shipyards, repair yards and related companies world wide. These shipyards are ...

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Building for the future: Richards Dry Dock and ...

UK: Alicat Workboats Unveil New Boat Hoist and Support Services

Shipyards are not only busy building, but also providing repair facilities for the many different types of vessels ...

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Building for the future: Keppel PELS

The Singapore based Keppel FELS also has its roots in building huge offshore jack up platforms for the oil and gas ...

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Building for the future: Lamprell

Lamprell was founded in the UAE by Steven Lamprell in the ‘7O’s as a marine engineering company, ...

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wpd: A developer prepared to take risks

Now recognised as one of the world’s leading wind developers and Independent Renewable Power Producers ...

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Oxifree – A guarantee seal

Rust, the corrosive effect of water and oxygen on iron and its alloys, such as steel, is well documented. When the ...

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Port of Grenaa: Offshore wind sector’s short route to ...

The port of Grenaa can play its trump card in the offshore wind energy game, simply by pointing out that its ...

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Port of Rømø: A small port in a big game

It takes a daring attitude to invest €4.5m in a 410m quay length, suited for oversized cargos, when one’s ...

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Offshore blades: The cutting edge – LM Wind Power

LM Wind Power is the largest and most well-known blade manufacturer in the world but its origins are perhaps ...

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Blast from the past

Imagine an area 93km by 93km and then fill this area with 3000 wind turbines. Some of the turbine foundations will ...

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Diving deeper for offshore wind

Diving support is an essential activity in the offshore wind industry. From initial survey work, through ...

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Subsea operations

The offshore wind industry, it would appear, has been plagued by schedules and budgets that have far exceeded ...

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Accommodation far at sea

With wind farms getting bigger and bigger it means that the need for materials and personnel is also growing. The ...

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Wind farm support vessels: The Operators

With the unenviable task of selecting the right boat goes the privilege of leading the designers and yards to build ...

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Wind farm support vessels: The Builders

The one sector of the whole offshore wind energy industry where the British Isles stand in a commanding position is ...

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Offshore wind rules ‒ Det Norske Veritas

Being known as one of the world’s biggest classification societies within the offshore and maritime sectors, ...

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COSS – Compact Offshore SubStation

Grid integration is being discussed in this edition as one of the possible key elements to achieving the sorely ...

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Offshore wind in France – The state of the industry

The last major economy in Europe that is not a member of the offshore wind club is due to knock on the clubhouse ...

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