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  • 18 December 2012

    Scira Offshore Energy has awarded a new contract for the provision of a range of support services for its £1bn Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm off the coast of North Norfolk, to a local energy services company GEV Offshore Limited. From its base in Great Yarmouth, GEV Offshore will provide rope access led fabric maintenance […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Now that the transition from construction to operation of the Sheringham Shoal Wind Farm has been successfully achieved, Scira Offshore Energy is seeking to expand its maintenance team. Advertisements for a Trainee Mechanical Engineer appeared in the local media on 21 January 2013. HR & Communications Manager Liz Hancock says: “We are looking for graduates […]

  • 3 November 2015

    Burbo Bank Extension Works for the Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind project are already underway, with Offshore Structures (Britain), a joint venture between EEW Special Pipe Construction GmbH and Bladt Industries, completing the first can for one of the wind farm’s transition pieces in late August. OSB will fabricate 144 cans for 16 transition pieces. […]

  • 29 January 2013
    Business & Finance

    With an increasing number of companies needing lights and buoys for short term projects or suffering budgetary constraints, the UK’s leading supplier of Aids to Navigation, Hydrosphere, is expanding to cater for demand with the launch of a new rental service. The new service is already proving popular with wind farms – so far Hydrosphere […]

  • 9 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Norwegian energy company Statoil plans to direct 25% of its research funds to new energy solutions such as offshore wind, carbon capture and storage, and hydrogen by 2020. At its recent Capital Markets update, Statoil announced plans to build a material industrial position in profitable renewables and low-carbon solutions, which could potentially constitute 15-20% of the company’s […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Statoil Wind US came out as the winner of the New York offshore wind lease sale, agreeing to pay USD 42.5 million for rights to build an offshore wind farm at the 79,350-acre area. The lease comprises an area that could potentially accommodate more than 1GW of offshore wind, with a phased development expected to start with […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hydrosphere UK Ltd’s contract for the rental of six Cardinal buoys to mark Britain’s largest wind farm, Greater Gabbard, has been extended by Fluor Limited. Fluor – the principal contractor for the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm project – originally approached Hydrosphere in 2009 for the supply of temporary navigation lights to mark the site in its […]

  • 8 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    In the first quarter of 2013, Statkraft achieved an underlying operating profit before depreciation (EBITDA) of NOK 4180 million, on par with the corresponding quarter in 2012. Negative currency effects resulted in a net profit of NOK 443 million, compared with NOK 3430 million in the first quarter last year.  “Increased production capacity and higher […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Government consent for the world’s largest wind farm, East Anglia Array One, has put the East of England at the top of the industry’s agenda – and given the signal major international energy companies had been waiting for to move forward with plans to invest in the region, said James Gray, inward investment director for […]

  • 11 January 2012

    Leading international renewable energy consultancy Natural Power announces this week the release of WindManager – a groundbreaking wind farm portfolio information system increasing profitability of wind farm operations – to the US market at the AWEA Wind Project Operations, Maintenance & Reliability Seminar in San Diego, California. WindManager is a turbine independent system based on […]

  • 27 September 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body for the wind and marine energy industries, is celebrating a milestone month for the offshore wind sector. The UK now has more than 2.67 gigawatts of offshore wind capacity installed – enough to power more than 1,800,000 British homes. This represents more than 60% of the European Union’s offshore […]

  • 25 April 2011

      South Boats Special Projects Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch and commissioning of its 43rd offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘MPI Dorothea’. The vessel is a first of class South Catamaran 17m and is the first of a two boat order from MPI Workboats Ltd. to be delivered. This vessel compliments the […]

  • 2 June 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Two Norwegian investment companies have teamed up to establish an offshore wind company and compete in Norway’s upcoming licensing round. Arendals Fossekompani ASA (AFK) and Ferd AS (Ferd) established Seagust AS to compete in the offshore wind licensing round. Seagust Eyes Both Offshore Wind Areas The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has opened two […]

  • 13 July 2015

    Race Bank DONG Energy signed a contract with Belgian contractor Jan de Nul during the EWA OFFSHORE event in March for the installation of the export cables for the 580MW Race Bank offshore wind farm. The full scope includes around 148km of cables to interconnect the 2 offshore substations and to connect each of them […]

  • 11 March 2013

    Hopes for new business generated by the offshore windfarm boom and a new North Sea ‘gas rush’ attracted a record-breaking 500-plus delegates to the SNS2013 Conference at Norfolk Showground,Norwich. The turn-out and extensive media coverage delighted Simon Gray, chief executive of organisers EEEGR (East of England Energy group), who said the region’s energy trades group […]

  • 18 April 2012

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. announced the launch and commissioning of its 56th offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘MPI Cardenio’. The vessel is a fourth of class South Catamaran 17m and is the first of a two boat order from MPI Workboats Ltd. to be delivered. This vessel compliments the six wind farm vessels […]

  • 30 October 2012
    R&D

    RenewableUK has issued a report on the ongoing state of the wind energy industry in the UK. In the first part of the report, wind energy performance is discussed, with a focus on the current status and electricity mix. The report also gives prediction for the future state of renewable energy in the country, which […]

  • 3 October 2012

    Dutch engineering and fabrication company Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) was already a well known player in the oil & gas industry, when around five years ago, the offshore wind industry was just really setting off. Then HFG was asked whether they could build some small platforms for this new industry. With the company’s vast experience […]

  • 15 August 2014
    R&D, Training & Education

    Statoil has accepted to support a PhD work of Ole-Erik Vestøl Endrerudat at University of Stavanger with Dr. Nenad Keseric from Statoil Wind Operations being a co-supervisor. The PhD work examines ways to the most cost effective operation and maintenance of offshore wind farms. Statoil wind operation department has recognised the potential of the agent-based model developed […]

  • 5 April 2012

    With wind farms getting bigger and bigger it means that the need for materials and personnel is also growing. The previous article described this growth in the need for support vessels sailing to and from wind farms under construction, or needing maintenance, transferring materials and personnel. But when do the support vessels stop being the only solution for transferring […]

  • 11 February 2014

    The offshore wind energy industry is growing and several European ports have prepared, or are preparing, to provide the necessary logistics and storage services and facilities related to different construction & installation, O&M, and production phases of this industry. The wind farms are getting larger and moving into deeper waters further offshore resulting in bigger […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Alstom Grid has been pioneering the way for offshore wind grid connections from the very early days when it built the first substations for both UK and Germany. Alstom Grid has over 100 years of expertise in electrical grids and ranks among the top three in the electrical transmission sector with an annual sales turnover […]

  • 6 January 2012

    December 20th, significant wave heights of up to 3 metres, wind force 5. Perfect conditions to try Damen’s High Speed Service Vessel (HSSV) 2610 Marineco Mariah. Offshore WIND, along with (potential) customers, Siemens, DONG Energy, WindCat Workboats, Sima Charters, SeaZip, Vestas, Maritime Craft Services and Chevalier Floatels, just to name a few, and other press, […]

  • 17 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    Shell has created a new division called New Energies, through which the oil and gas giant will invest in wind energy, along with its hydrogen, biofuels and electrical activities, according to The Guardian. Even though Shell has not yet officially confirmed this, it is expected that the new unit will be unveiled in early June. […]