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  • 6 April 2015

    There is a lot to write on the role of the Dutch industry concerning the development of offshore wind, both nationally and internationally. However, when it comes to floating wind turbines the list of company names is significantly shorter. With relatively shallow waters it is currently more efficient to install wind turbines on fixed foundations […]

  • 8 September 2022
    Industry

    The following article is a guest post by Wayne Mulhall, Managing Director at James Fisher Renewables. The global offshore wind market is at an inflection point. On the one hand, megaprojects around the world are transitioning from a subsidy to a merchant development and finance model. On the other hand, floating offshore wind (FOW) is still in the […]

  • 22 September 2020

    Over the course of the last years TWD developed an advanced friction measurement method and probabilistic verification of monopile stability during transit. Both have now received certification from DNVGL. This sets a new standard in monopile seafastening. Seafastening of future monopiles on heavy lift installation vessels becomes an ever-increasing challenge. One challenge is verification of […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Training & Education

    As the UK prepares for the future development of larger wind farms in deeper waters, as part of Round Three leasing, the techniques and experience that has been perfected will now need to be adapted to cope with the harsher conditions of working further offshore. The German renewables market has vast experience of this type […]

  • 13 September 2018

    By Giordano Toninelli, Area Sales Manager, Faccin SPA In recent years, wind energy has become one of the most common renewable energy sources, leading the transition away from fossil fuels. The industry has been moving forward relentlessly throughout innovation and change, thus improving its competitive cost, and an assertive policy of developing renewable energies by […]

  • 9 March 2015

    Being awarded the concession to develop three French offshore wind farms is not only a great opportunity for EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN) to further expand its renewables portfolio but also a great opportunity for the country’s industrial sector and offshore wind knowledge base. Offshore WIND interviews Béatrice Buffon, EDF EN Deputy Chief Executive Officer, […]

  • 16 October 2017

    Marine Energy Event, held on October 11, 2017, as part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) 2017 in Amsterdam, gathered a great number of industry experts who discussed the latest in marine energy with a focus on conditions for commercial success which was also the topic of this year’s event.

  • 10 August 2012

    As the UK prepares for the future development of the Round Three leases for larger wind farms in deeper waters, the techniques and experience that have been perfected will now need to be adapted to cope with the harsher conditions of working further offshore. The German renewables market has vast experience of this type of working […]

  • 11 March 2016

    The long term employment prospects within the offshore wind industry lie with the Operation and Maintenance work that will keep the turbines producing electricity for the next 20+ years.  Hundreds of men and women will be climbing up the towers from boats, or down from helicopter dropping areas, into the nacelles for a long time […]

  • 5 May 2017

    “You can say we are very, very good at constructing pipes”, states Jan Bruggenthijs, CEO of steel manufacturer Sif Group based in the Netherlands. The company manufactures foundations for the offshore wind and oil and gas industries.

  • 6 April 2012

    The offshore wind industry, it would appear, has been plagued by schedules and budgets that have far exceeded expectations, a trend that will inevitably become less of a headline-grabber as more farms come on line and experience is gained. The oil and gas industry, after all, went through similar teething issues in its heady early […]

  • 4 March 2013
    Technology

    The ability of the Parat electrode boiler to manage fluctuations in renewable energy sources rapidly has brought swift uptake in Denmark since 2011. As the Norwegian company launches in Germany, Parat reflects on the promise its solution offers to efficiency in Europe’s smart electricity grids. Germany’s appetite for renewable energy dwarves other European states, accounting […]

  • 15 April 2014

    There are some blunt facts about wind farm support vessels and some of them do not make pleasant reading. In the past four years there have been many wind farm support vessels built, some for existing companies and some for new companies. At the time they were ordered the prospects looked good with the UK […]

  • 12 May 2016

    Written by Shiva Polefka, Policy Analyst for the Center for American Progress’ Ocean Policy program.  The thin coastal fringe of the United States comprises a tiny proportion of the nation’s total land area but supports a huge share of its business. Coastal and Great Lakes counties alone—just 10 percent of U.S. land area, excluding Alaska—generated more […]

  • 5 October 2015

    The concept of using vessels as hotels, or floatels, accommodation vessels, or recently, SOVs, or whatever name you give them, has been available in the market for a while. With some of the current and more future projects being built further at sea in harsher sea states this concept is now gaining ‘ground’. Not only […]

  • 30 May 2017

    C-Ventus Offshore Windfarm Services B.V. Installation Support | BoP Inspections, Repair & Maintenance | Decommissioning Above water-line installation services • Rope access • Cable Pull in • Termination & testing • Foundations inspections & repair • Coating inspections & repair • Confined space inspections Subsea installation services • Diving & ROV works • Survey • […]