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  • 11 October 2012

    The bulk of the current plans for European offshore wind power are intended for construction in the relatively shallow North Sea. However, many European countries, including Portugal, do not border shallow seas. Their sea beds have steep descending slopes and much greater water depths not suited for current techniques. If a viable technique can be […]

  • 8 September 2014

    The most extensive science and engineering research project to take place in Caithness for many years is occurring this month (September, 2014) from a base at Gills Harbour, on the shores of the ‘s Inner Sound. Expensive high-tech equipment, under the TIME initiative, has been laid on the Sound’s seabed from the 25-metre-long ‘multi-cat’ vessel […]

  • 6 April 2015

    The threat of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the marine environment never completely goes away. The types of munitions that might be encountered in the North Sea today consist of High Explosive (HE) bombs and sea mines, which are there not only as a result of military activities associated with both World Wars, but also extensive […]

  • 11 October 2013

    As West of Duddon Sands, one of the largest European wind farms, nears completion, global maritime services company Royal Boskalis Westminster, the appointed Transport & Installation (T&I) contractor, reflects on this vast project. The T&I contractor faced technical, operational and logistical challenges, particularly because the wind farm was developed at several locations at the same time. However, despite this the […]

  • 14 April 2014

    In just four years Damen Shipyards’ presence in the offshore wind market has grown exponentially and the sector continues to be a key focus of the Dutch group. Headquartered in Gorinchem in the Netherlands, Damen Shipyards Group operates 40 ship and repair yards, employs 8,000 people world wide and has delivered more than 5,000 vessels in over 100 countries. While Damen’s survey vessels, Shoalbusters and […]

  • 2 April 2012

    Being known as one of the world’s biggest classification societies within the offshore and maritime sectors, DNV has also been a major player in the wind industry for over 25 years. After the recent acquisition of KEMA, the new company, DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, is today undoubtedly one of the world’s largest wind energy […]

  • 26 October 2012

    The Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) Board of Trustees voted yesterday to authorize staff to begin negotiating potential power purchase agreements (PPA) for new generating resources consistent with LIPA’s Electric Resource Energy Plan. The Trustees also authorized actions related to diversifying LIPA’s resource portfolio, including efforts and investments to improve energy efficiency through the Efficiency […]

  • 25 July 2011
    Grid Connection announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue  HVDC and HVAC Submarine Power Cables: Supply Constraints, Demand Drivers, Technology Issues, Prominent Projects, Key Industry Players, and Global Market Forecasts The high-voltage submarine cable market is, by all definitions, a niche market with few purchasers and even fewer manufacturers and installers. […]

  • 24 June 2011

    A growing number of global wind resource assessments have demonstrated that the world’s technical potential for wind power exceeds current global electricity production. The theoretical potential for wind, as estimated by the global annual flux, has been estimated at 6,000 EJ/yr (Rogner et al., 2000). The global technical potential for wind energy, meanwhile, is not […]

  • 10 September 2012

    The exhibitors were satisfied, and there were streams of trade visitors from all parts of the world – SMM impressively confirmed its position again, as the number one stimulus event for the maritime industry in 2012. The 25th shipbuilding, machinery & marine technology international trade fair hamburg ended on 7 September, after four days of […]

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Oceanteam Shipping ASA has acquired the remaining 48% stake in OCEANWIND BV and is now the sole owner of Oceanwind Cable Storage & Handling Solutions. As a result of the acquisition the company’s name will be changed to Oceanteam Cable Solutions, whereby it can now fully focus and grow its worldwide cable transport, handling and […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    Odfjell Drilling is investing in Oceanwind AS with an aim to acquire a stake that would ensure a controlling position in the Norway-based floating wind company. According to the Norwegian offshore drilling contractor, the move will support it on a path to zero-emissions drilling through projects that would connect its rigs to floating wind farms. […]

  • 6 January 2011

    Is the global ocean energy industry at a turning point? With all the attention focused on energy efficiency and smart grid, and with more… By Rona Fried (sustainablebusiness) [mappress] Source: sustainablebusiness, January 06, 2011

  • 26 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Acta Marine has won a contract by Offshore Breeze Energy (OBE) to charter its newly built offshore support vessel (OSV) Acta Auriga at OBE’s Bard Offshore 1 wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 6 February 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    FoundOcean has completed the grouting contract for Narec’s Offshore Anemometry Hub (NOAH), under contract to SeaRoc. The NOAH contract was a notable project in another very successful year for FoundOcean which included offshore operations in the United Arab Emirates, South East Asia, Australia, India, the Gulf of Mexico, and Europe, reconfirming their position as the […]

  • 24 June 2011

    As the 27-agency National Ocean Council begins the formidable task of mapping out the myriad resources of the nation’s oceans, lakes and … By Phil Taylor (nytimes) [mappress] Source: nytimes, June 24, 2011;

  • 8 October 2013

    With highly efficient, robust and reliable wind turbines, Siemens Wind Power offers solutions to meet both energy and environmental needs. Driving down the cost of wind power is their key target as they strive to make renewable energy independent of subsidies. Their platform strategy for onshore, coastal and offshore wind power plants is fundamental to […]

  • 5 December 2011

      The issue with the various alternative energy sources is that they are intermittent. You can’t trust the sun or the wind to provide a… (greenoptimistic) [mappress] Source: greenoptimistic, December 05, 2011

  • 3 May 2011

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) today announced that it is reducing … (boemre) [mappress] Source: boemre, May 03, 2011

  • 23 November 2010

    On Tuesday, November 23, 2010 Delaware Senator Tom Carper will join Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management… (tradingmarkets) [mappress] Source: tradingmarkets, November 23, 2010;

  • 4 May 2010

    The new Maine law, which took effect on April 7, is based on recommendations of the Governor’s Ocean Energy Task Force. It outlines new… [mappress] Source: eere, May 03, 2010;

  • 29 March 2010

    Rhode Island officials working on a state ocean zoning plan were in Washington this week to take part in a workshop to develop national…   [mappress] Source: projo, March 27, 2010;

  • 4 February 2011
    Authorities, Environment

    Michael Bromwich, director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), reiterated the federal agency’s… By Mark Del Franco (nawindpower) [mappress] Source: nawindpower, February 04, 2011

  • 27 June 2011
    Ports & Logistics

    This month’s Energy Ocean International Conference drew a good deal of positive attention to Maine’s ongoing efforts to develop a portfolio… (pressherald) [mappress] Source: pressherald, June 27, 2011;

  • 22 October 2010
    Training & Education

    Habib Dagher, director of AEWC Advanced Structures and Composites Center at the University of Maine, said Tuesday that the first ocean-based… By Christine Parrish (freepressonline) [mappress] Source: freepressonline, October 22, 2010;

  • 18 January 2011
    Training & Education

    One of three public meetings on offshore energy postponed due to the recent winter storm has been rescheduled. The Federal Bureau of Ocean… (enctoday) [mappress] Source: enctoday, January 18, 2011