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  • 21 June 2013

    Corrosion to many people is the mysterious manifestation that those in the maritime industry all have to deal with at some point or other. It is often misunderstood and because it appears at first sight – in theory at least – a somewhat simple to explain electro-chemical action its understanding and methods of dealing with […]

  • 18 August 2014
    R&D

    Offshore WIND brings the following article with permission from the LatinAmericanScience.org. The article on offshore wind potential in Latin America has been written by Luis Armando Pagan Quinones, who is specializing in the production of drinking water by desalination systems using offshore wind power.  Written by Luis Armando Pagan Quinones Despite having over 50,000 kilometers of coastline, Latin America […]

  • 6 February 2013

    Offshore wind deals are happening and project developers that need money are getting it, but sometimes this is overshadowed by a cloud of negativity from banks and the utilities, which complain all too often that the project finance markets are broke or the regulatory frameworks insufficient.  Jérôme Guillet, Managing Director of Green Giraffe Energy Bankers, says: […]

  • 29 February 2012

    HOCHTIEF, one of the leading international providers of construction-related services, releases 2011 Annual Report marked by negative nonrecurring items, but also by operational strength. Inherited issues put pressure on earnings thus a consolidated net loss of EUR 160 million is reported. However, order backlog and work done exceed levels of record year 2010. Estimations for […]

  • 19 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Seawork 2012 saw a number of major deals being done and several high specification craft being officially handed over. Seawork has become not only an efficient one-stop-shop for seeing what’s new on the market, specifying future requirements and placing orders but also the event of choice for exhibitors to showcase the work they have completed […]

  • 4 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The following article is a guest post by Andreas Dracoulis (Partner), and Jonathan Morton (Associate) at the international commercial law firm Haynes and Boone. Interest in the offshore wind industry has grown exponentially over the last year and the anticipated growth of the market is huge. The EU expects to have 450 gigawatts (GW) of […]

  • 25 July 2014

    The number of women working in the offshore wind industry might not be growing in proportion to the growth of the industry itself, but there is a significant minority of women who are to be found in the engineering related jobs and actually going offshore. Offshore WIND met Annelie Doedens who is one of this […]

  • 19 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    – Ebitda rose 25.3% and net earnings by 25.2% due to diversification and solid assets   – Ebitda rose 19.4% driven by an increased contribution from wind, higher production and capacity, as well as greater efficiency, offsetting the negative impact of gas   – Installed capacity exceeded 12,000 MW while operating capacity stood at 11,434 […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Gamesa continued to expand profitably during the first nine months of 2011, throughout which it continued to focus on strengthening expansion abroad, efficient management and cost control, launching new products, and maintaining the pace of activity in all business areas, with results in line with 2011 guidance in terms of volume, profitability and debt. Between […]

  • 10 October 2016

    Brandt’s passion for the renewables business was evident before he started his career. In 1999, he decided to do his masters in wind farm development focusing on large-scale wind farms. Then after managing several wind technology servicing units he joined Deutsche Windtechnik in 2004 becoming director of the Management Board in 2007. Established around 15 […]

  • 4 June 2013

    Fred. Olsen United is one of those few players that plays a role in almost all aspects of the offshore wind industry and is able to offer a fully integrated turnkey solution. This diverse company has been active in the offshore wind industry since the early days and is now uniting capabilities to provide a single interface with the client. In 2007, installation […]

  • 22 June 2015

    To quote the British Government: “Enterprise Zones create jobs and boost businesses…. They are great places to do business for both new and expanding firms, benefiting from government backing.” The largest Enterprise Zone in the UK is on the Humber Estuary – both sides, North and South of the River Humber. The zone includes the […]

  • 21 July 2014

    DanTysk Offshore Wind Farm is back on schedule – albeit a revised schedule – with more than half of its 80 wind turbines installed. Gunnar Groebler, Head of the Business Unit Renewables at Vattenfall’s Continental/UK regional organisation, reflects on progress and outlines the company’s view as to whether offshore wind will remain an important strategic […]

  • 26 April 2023
    Business & Finance, Transition

    Norwegian oil and gas company Vår Energi has entered into a collaboration with a consortium consisting of Odfjell Oceanwind and Source Galileo to explore opportunities for floating offshore wind through a pilot project at a field located in the Barents Sea off Norway.  Vår Energi disclosed the deal on Wednesday, 26 April 2023, explaining that […]

  • 10 February 2014

    Despite announcing a substantial divestment programme, which included selling off several onshore wind farms, Spanish energy giant Iberdrola is still believed to be the world’s largest wind energy developer, with an operating portfolio of more than 13,830MW. In 2012, Iberdrola chairman Ignacio Galán, announced that its onshore wind assets in ‘non-core’ countries and other businesses […]

  • 8 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Prysmian S.p.A. has approved today the Company’s consolidated financial statements and separate financial statements for 2011 .  ” Technological innovation and production flexibility have enabled the Group to achieve more than satisfactory results even in a market where signs of recovery are still weak – comments CEO Valerio Battista. Financial […]

  • 6 October 2015

    The offshore wind industry is not really doing anything exceptional when it comes down to the basics. Wind turbine generators, WTGs, have been around onshore since one of the first electricity-generating wind turbines was built to power a holiday home in 1887 in Marykirk, Scotland. Offshore platforms were built in the early 20th century for […]

  • 14 October 2019

        By Jakub Vastmans, Interim Director Service Product Management at NKT For decades, the power cable industry has been pushing the boundaries of high-voltage (HV) submarine power transmission. Over the years, new insulation technologies have emerged, voltage levels have increased, protection methods have improved, and novel monitoring technologies have been developed. The objective is […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    As an alternative to fossil fuels, wind power is plentiful, renewable, clean and produces no greenhouse gas emissions during operation. The effects on the environment are generally less problematic than those from other power sources. In 2010, wind energy production was more than 2.5 percent of total worldwide electricity usage, and growing rapidly at more […]

  • 1 October 2012

    A few months ago Spanish energy giant Iberdrola was crowned the world’s largest wind energy developer with an operating portfolio of more than 14,000MW. The promotion of offshore wind energy is a key platform for Iberdrola’s future growth plans. Iberdrola’s Offshore Business Division, based in Scotland with offices in London, Berlin and Paris, is busy […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The Board of Directors of Prysmian S.p.A. has approved the Group’s consolidated results for the first quarter of 2012 (which are not subject to audit). ” The integration with Draka has led to a significant growth in size – comments CEO Valerio Battista -, allowing sales to be better distributed geographically and the range of […]

  • 21 November 2011
    Authorities

    Department of Energy and Climate Change Released following speech of Charles Hendry: Thank you for inviting me to your conference today. I’m delighted to have been given this opportunity to say a few words to this gathering of leading figures in Ireland’s energy sector. The energy challenge  I’d like to start by recognising Ireland’s strong […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has awarded an additional scope to the contract with Aibel. This week, an amendment giving Aibel responsibility for procurement of material and equipment to the project was signed. In the summer of 2014 Aibel was awarded a contract for a FEED study, Engineering, and Management Assistance for the Statoil project. Since then, detailed engineering […]

  • 16 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Centrica expects to deliver year on year earnings growth in 2012 in line with market expectations, subject to the usual variables of weather and commodity prices, in a continuing weak economic environment. Average UK residential gas consumption for the first ten months of 2012 was 9% higher than for the same period of 2011, while […]

  • 10 May 2021
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The Navantia-Windar consortium has shipped out the fifth and final floating wind platform for the Scottish Kincardine offshore wind farm from the Fene Shipyard in Spain. The five floating platforms were built under a contract with Cobra Wind International Ltd., a subsidiary of the Cobra Group. The five floating platforms will support Vestas 9.5 MW […]