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  • 2 January 2017

      The first Offshore WIND Expertise Hub was set up during the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC), held in October 2016 in Amsterdam. With a spotlight on cost reduction, transferable knowledge from oil & gas, and forecast for the future, more than 20 companies shared their insights with Offshore WIND. Here, we bring you five most watched […]

  • 8 June 2016

    With the offshore wind industry usually meeting at workshops, seminars, conferences and other similar events, Seajacks, the owner and operator of offshore wind installation vessels, has set up a more laid-back atmosphere by organising 2016 Offshore Wind Golf Tournament. Offshore wind industry players will meet on 20 June at The Mere Golf Resort & Spa in […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    For offshore wind farms to properly deliver power to households on land, not only do professionals using gigantic vessels and high-tech machinery need to install massive and complex infrastructure, but the selected sites also must be thoroughly surveyed before the construction can start. Once all set up, those turbines sticking out way above the sea […]

  • 5 December 2014

    The US government recently contracted ABS Group to assist in developing inspection procedures that will ensure safe and efficient operation of these facilities. ABS Group was contracted by the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) to support the development of inspection procedures for offshore wind farms. The project will include a […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has awarded the Australian engineering company Worley with a contract to provide inspection and maintenance services of the lifting equipment at the London Array wind farm off the UK. Under the contract, Worley will carry out statutory inspections and general maintenance of the wind turbine cranes and lifts across all of the wind […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) has announced the formation of a new offshore wind special interest group which aims at establishing the East of England as a centre of excellence for offshore wind in the UK. The new SIG will be under the chairmanship of Graham Hacon of 3sun and is expected to work collaboratively with industry […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ex-Statkraft Engineer Develops New Foundation Installation Solution Arild Bolsø, an engineer who worked for Statkraft in Norway and Forewind in the UK, has developed a new technical concept for offshore wind foundation installation. According to Bolsø, the concept would reduce installation time by 30-50%, compared to current methods. Public Consultation for Borssele V Tender Opens […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Seajacks has completed Operations & Maintenance (O&M) project at Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm. The company was commissioned by Statkraft, operator and joint owner, to support 2 gearbox changes at 317MW wind farm off the Norfolk coast. Seajacks provided specialist technicians, tooling and lifting equipment for the project, working closely with the Statkraft project team in […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    The RenewableUK Board has appointed Equinor’s Stephen Bull as the new Chairman and National Grid’s Roisin Quinn as the Vice Chairman, following the election of new board members in May.

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Having successfully secured £10,000 funding through the recently launched Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE) grant, Beccles-based specialist energy recruitment company, PWE Recruitment Group Ltd, has launched an innovative outsourced recruitment project with Great Yarmouth based 3Sun Group. Managing Director Stuart Smith takes up the story:  “Our plan is to provide a recruitment outsourcing […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    British drysuit manufacturer, Hammond Drysuits Ltd, is celebrating a milestone in its specialist commercial service division, after completing the service and certification of its 1000th commercial drysuit. This achievement comes after Hammond Drysuits welcomed on board a number of clients who have chosen Hammond Drysuits to supply high quality commercial drysuits to its teams, including […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Vessels

    Tidal Transit’s windfarm service vessels, Eden Rose, has recently been chartered by Great Yarmouth based Dawson Energy, part of the 3Sun Group, to undertake the first 500 hour service of a number of Siemens wind turbines at the Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm. Situated 8km off the Yorkshire Coast, north of Hull, Westermost Rough Offshore […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Ports & Logistics

    Peel Ports Great Yarmouth has announced a port expansion to accommodate the fast-growing offshore wind industry. A site to the south west corner of the Outer Harbour had been earmarked for heavy berth facilities, quay facilities, a centre for skills and training, office space and car-parking.

  • 9 February 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Tidal Transit’s crew transfer vessels (CTVs) Ginny Louise and Eden Rose started supporting operation and maintenance works at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm on 27 January, after the UK-based CTV provider signed a charter contract with Ørsted. The two vessels, from Ørsted’s O&M Base in Grimsby, will be deployed on the 35-turbine offshore wind farm until at least March 2020.

  • 30 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has appointed Julian Brown as its UK country manager.

  • 8 October 2015

    On Wednesday evening in Liverpool at the last RenewableUK Gala Dinner & Awards event before their Chief Executive, Maria McCaffery, steps down in early 2016, the sun shone down on 3 worthy nominees for the RenewableUK Breakthrough Award sponsored by DNV-GL. The 3 shortlisted nominees consisted of: Fred. Olsen Universal Foundation for their Mono Bucket Foundation […]

  • 7 April 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    On 6 April, first inter-array cable was installed at the Galloper offshore wind farm in the UK, according to innogy UK.

  • 1 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Young women at Great Yarmouth College were shown the wide range of career opportunities in the energy industry on behind-the-scenes visits to companies working in oil & gas and renewables. Roles from engineering and data processing to human resources and administration were showcased at the event organised by Women in Energy Networking Group (WEN) for […]

  • 14 March 2015
    Training & Education

    Companies working in the oil, gas and renewables industries across the East of England have signed a special covenants to support and employ ex-military personnel. They promised to continue to employ people leaving the Army, Royal Navy and RAF by signing the Armed Forces Corporate Covenant at the East of England Energy Group’s (EEEGR) energy conference and […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    UK registered companies have one week left to register for the offshore wind trade mission and/or the UK Pavilion at Offshore Energy & Conference. October 5th will be the final deadline to make use of this unique opportunity that is (partly) sponsored by the Department of International Trade (DIT). Companies that have signed up so […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    During the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) SNS2017 conference, RenewableUK chief executive Hugh McNeal said the UK energy industry needed to represent itself as one sector containing different technologies, instead of pushing for one technology over others, to maximise job and business opportunities.

  • 26 November 2012

    The recent boom in the energy industry is being reflected in the increased interest for this year’s Offshore Achievement Awards. Inquiries for the Significant Contribution award are already much higher than last year, after the category was widened to take into account a greater number of potential candidates across the sector. Interest across each of […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall and Peel Ports Great Yarmouth expect to finalise their agreement to locate the Swedish energy group’s offshore wind operations base at the East Anglian facility by summer 2018.

  • 20 June 2012

    Eastern Training Services Ltd, a specialist provider of technical vocational training to the energy, construction engineering and manufacturing industries, has been acquired by businessman Graham Hacon, owner of Aberdeen and Great Yarmouth-based 3sun Group. Mr Hacon, who has worked in the offshore instrumentation and construction engineering sectors for over 20 years, has also announced his […]

  • 2 March 2011

    During 30 years as a commercial diver Bob Durrant was often intrigued by the impact discarded car tyres had on the seabed. So instead of retiring, he launched a company to investigate whether linked tyres could prevent sand scouring which causes problems for turbines, cables and other subsea structures. Now Bob is celebrating the success […]

  • 31 October 2011

    The search is launched today for the brightest and best talent and achievements in the Energy industry over the last year.  The prestigious Offshore Achievement Awards, recently re-launched by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen section with the support of main sponsor Taqa Bratani, are now open for entries. For the first time in […]