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  • 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 […]

  • 23 March 2021
    Business & Finance

    The following article is a guest post by Peter Thompson, East Asia Energy Leader at Arup, a global engineering and consultancy company. The article discusses the growing offshore wind sector in Asia, applying and refining lessons learned from Europe, as well as the region’s potential in floating wind. Asia’s offshore wind market is expected to […]

  • 17 February 2022
    Business & Finance

    Floating wind technology development will enable the levelised cost of energy (LCOE) to drop below USD 100/MWh by 2025 and under USD 40/MWh in 2050, which will further drive, together with some other factors, an increase in cumulative installed capacity to 264 GW by 2050, according to a report from DNV. With global installed offshore […]

  • 9 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Last year, 15 new offshore wind farms generated their first electricity and there are now 162 offshore wind farms up and running worldwide. Soon, 26 more that are under construction will join the global fleet. This is according to the Global Offshore Wind Report 2020 from World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO), which reports that 5,206 […]

  • 10 March 2021
    Business & Finance

    The global offshore wind operations and maintenance (O&M) market is expected to grow 16 per cent annually and reach EUR 10 billion by 2029. Europe will remain the biggest O&M market by region, while China will become the biggest single market in terms of national markets. This is according to the latest report from Wood […]

  • 27 April 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Global installed offshore wind capacity increased in 2020 and reached around 5 per cent of total wind capacity, according to the latest statistics from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). Overall, wind energy expansion almost doubled last year with 111 GW, compared to 58 GW in 2019. Of the 111 GW, around 34.4 GW of […]

  • 8 February 2019

    Offshore WIND, part of Navingo BV, has released its 2019 business guide for the offshore wind industry. The 8th edition of the Offshore WIND International Business Guide features 70 full company profiles, with 141 companies joining us online. This year’s publication – issued in 3,000 copies – also contains six market outlooks. While the companies […]

  • 4 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Wind Minds B.V., Doarm Engineering Co. Ltd., and Haechun Corporation will launch a new renewable energy company with a focus on offshore and onshore wind energy projects at the Green Energy Expo 2016 in Daegu, Korea, scheduled to take place between 6 and 9 April. The new joint-venture company, Wind Minds Korea, will provide its clients with engineering and consulting […]

  • 22 February 2011

    The Swire Blue Ocean parent company, Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd., recently placed an order with Korea’s Samsung Heavy … (marinelog) [mappress] Source: marinelog, February 22, 2011

  • 24 October 2011

    Marine engineering company SeaRoc, part of the Natural Power group, have signed a joint agreement with marine technology specialists CDS Wind Ltd. (CDS) of Seoul, Korea, to help further develop the offshore wind energy industry in Korea and China. Working closely with the government, developers, turbine manufacturers, utilities, investors and financiers, this agreement is set […]

  • 3 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Vietnam’s Tra Vinh Wind Power has held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of the 48MW Korea- Tra Vinh wind farm (Phase 1). The Korea- Tra Vinh intertidal wind farm (Phase 1) will comprise 24 2MW wind turbines installed offshore the Mekong Delta province of Tra Vinh. The project will reportedly feature Vestas wind turbines […]

  • 26 January 2011

    Korea Electric Power Corp. has established the country’s first meteorological tower at sea as part of its offshore wind power generation.   (koreaherald) [mappress] Source: koreaherald, January 26, 2011

  • 17 October 2013

    Hyosung has produced the first 5.9MW permanent magnet synchronous generator (PMSG) which is a core part of large wind turbines. This is the first generator of this capacity produced in Korea as part of the government’s plan for the development of offshore wind power generation systems. Hyosung has noted that their generator is more efficient […]

  • 7 November 2012

    The 1st AWTEC (Asia Wave and Tidal Energy Conference) will be held in Jeju, Korea – Nov. 27 to Nov. 30, 2012. AWTEC is an international technical and scientific conference under EWTEC organization, focused on ocean wave and tidal renewable energies and widely respected for its commitment to maintain high standards in the quality of […]

  • 31 January 2012

    S. B. Submarine Systems will be sponsoring the Offshore Wind Construction Summit 2012 in Jeju island, Korea, 15-17 February 2012. This offshore summit is a key event to address regional specific windfarm construction issues in the fast expanding offshore renewable sector in Asia. Mr. Gerald Tan, Head of Business Development of SBSS will be delivering […]

  • 12 April 2011

    One of the world’s largest tidal current power plants is being developed in Korea – the “Seaturtle Tidal Park”. Together with its Korean… (voithhydro) [mappress] Source: voithhydro, April 12, 2011

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Seajacks has secured funding for its wind turbine installation vessel, Seajacks Scylla, which will be built by Samsung Heavy Industries. Korea Trade Insurance Corporation (K-sure) stated it will provide USD 250 million for the vessel. Seajacks Scylla has been specifically designed to meet the demands associated with working on UK Round 3 offshore wind sites, Scottish […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    LS Cable & System (President & CEO: Ja-Eun Koo) will be the first cable maker in Korea to introduce the High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) cables to the European market. On April 15 the company announced that it would supply 24.5km of 285kV extra high voltage submarine cables and connectors to, and 25.7km of […]

  • 27 May 2011

    Together with its local partner Renetec, Voith Hydro is helping to realise one of the worlds largest tidal current power plants, the…   (koreaittimes) [mappress] Source: koreaittimes, May 27, 2011

  • 16 March 2011

    LM Wind Power, the world’s largest producer of wind turbines blades, announced today a major strategic move assisting the growing offshore wind market. The company will open the world’s longest, widest and tallest wind turbine blade workshop, capable of manufacturing blades of up to 100 meters in length, far longer than any existing blades. To […]

  • 11 December 2012

    Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), the world’s biggest shipbuilder and a leading green energy company announced today that it has developed 5.85 MW Permanent Magnet Synchronous Generator (PMSG) for offshore wind turbines. The PMSG is the main equipment of wind turbine for converting wind energy to electricity. With improved durability and minimized use of expendables, product […]

  • 4 April 2011

    Hyundai Heavy Industries, the world’s biggest shipbuilder, today opened its global R&D Center in Shanghai, China to target the world’s largest market and attract talented engineers from around the world. The new R&D center will focus on developing construction equipment, electro electric system equipment, and marine engines in the rapidly-growing Chinese market. Long-term goals are […]

  • 7 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    GL Renewables Certification (GL RC) has appointed Daniel Hein as new Head of Group China. In his new role Mr Hein will be responsible for establishing and growing GL RC’s business within China. GL RC is one of the leading certification bodies in the renewable energies sector, particularly in respect of type, component and project […]

  • 18 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    DNV GL has been awarded a contract by Cosco Shipping Company Limited of China for the installation engineering services for the BorWin gamma high voltage direct current (HVDC) converter platform. The Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT is developing the offshore AC/DC converter platform BorWin gamma as part of the grid connection project BorWin3. A consortium […]

  • 30 June 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Chinese submarine cable manufacturer Hengtong has delivered the 35 kV cables and accessories for the Hiep Thanh and Tra Vinh V1-2 nearshore wind farms in Vietnam. According to the company’s update on social media, Hengtong delivered the subsea cables on 29 June, when they sailed out of China on board Hengtong’s CLB Hengtong Lan 1. […]

  • 27 January 2014

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and partners announced today the launch of a four year project to develop a roadmap for offshore wind development in India, with a focus on the states of Gujarat and Tamil Nadu. Supported by a € 4 million contribution through the European Union’s Indo-European Cooperation on Renewable Energy programme, […]