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  • 29 December 2013

    Three Vessels to Build Global Tech I (Germany) From now on, the jack-up vessel Brave Tern from Fred. Olsen Windcarrier will work on the installation of wind turbines in the Global Tech I wind farm. This means, according to plan, a second vessel will supplement the installation work of towers and nacelles in addition to […]

  • 6 July 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has issued a call for tenders for LiDAR measurements at the Hesselø offshore wind project area in Kattegatt, 30 kilometres north of the coast of the island of Seeland (Zealand). The tender call states that a floating LiDAR buoy will be deployed at the project site for twelve months to […]

  • 18 January 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    HiDef Aerial Surveying has been delivering extreme high resolution video marine mammal and bird surveys to Hexicon AB since January 2015, in support of Hexicon’s application for consent for the Dounreay Tri Demonstrator project. Hexicon is a Swedish company with a background within shipbuilding and technology development, which is applying for consent to build and […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    ABS Group Ltd., an England-headquartered provider of technical and certification services, has received a contract to provide third-party certification and design verification services for Hexicon AB for the planned Dounreay Trì floating offshore wind farm demonstrator project in Scotland. The Dounreay Trì Project, expected to be operational in 2018, is being developed by Hexicon, a Swedish […]

  • 26 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    A new study in Denmark, published on 26 June, says that every 1 GW of offshore wind set up in Denmark secures 14,600 full-time jobs. The study, released by Danish Shipping, Danish Energy and Wind Denmark, has investigated what investments in offshore wind can create in terms of employment throughout the value chain, from production […]

  • 6 December 2013
    Technology

    The ceremonial raising of the flag on Vidar, the powerful jack-up vessel, took place in CRIST Shipyard (Gdynia, Poland) today (December 6). CRIST delivered Vidar, its second heavy lift jack-up barge for Hochtief Solutions. The vessel was developed for the construction and maintenance of offshore wind farms. Her spacious deck cargo (3400 sqm) and the […]

  • 29 September 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based design, engineering and project management consultancy Atkins is preparing to carry out a detailed design of the world’s first multi-turbine offshore wind floating platform to be deployed at the Dounreay Trì Project off the Scottish north coast. Atkins’ offshore wind team has been working with the Swedish project developer Hexicon to define the concept since 2015. The collaboration included […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish company Hexicon has appointed Atkins as engineering partner for the world’s first multi-turbine offshore wind floating platform to be deployed at the Dounreay Trì Project off the Scottish north coast. Atkins’ offshore wind team has been working with Hexicon to define the concept since 2015 and is currently in the process of analysing a […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Training & Education

    At the end of September HOCHTIEF Solutions conducted a first comprehensive offshore rescue exercise in a construction site in the North Sea (Global Tech I). Together with its partners, the team from the Civil Engineering Marine and Offshore branch practiced all processes related to the emergency rescue and the transportation of a severely injured offshore […]

  • 21 February 2012

    HOCHTIEF Solutions has commissioned the construction of a further heavy-lift jack-up vessel from the Crist shipyard in Poland for the installation of offshore wind farms. The vessel, dubbed “VIDAR,” is to start operating in 2013 to meet the huge demand for special-purpose equipment in this booming market. The VIDAR will be HOCHTIEF’s fourth heavy-duty craft, […]

  • 9 August 2017

    This year Offshore WIND Conference will boast two chairmen who will be guiding and moderating the sessions while also offering their vision on the challenges and opportunities on the road ahead. A first for the event.

  • 26 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    Norway’s Equinor and the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy met with Nippon Foundation in Tokyo to discuss offshore wind collaboration, GCE NODE said.

  • 2 December 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of November 2019. Japanese Trio Orders Big Wind Turbine Installer Penta-Ocean Construction, Kajima Corporation, and Yorigami Maritime Construction have agreed to jointly construct a wind farm installation vessel capable of installing foundations and turbines with a capacity of between […]

  • 5 June 2020
    Authorities

    Denmark has mapped out areas in the North Sea and the Baltic Sea suitable for the development of up to 18 GW of offshore wind capacity. COWI has, on behalf of the Danish Energy Agency, conducted ”a fine screening” of areas in Danish territorial waters to investigate the possibility of establishing both standalone offshore wind […]

  • 2 April 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten of most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of March. First UK Offshore Wind Project Retires E.ON is set to decommission the two-turbine Blyth offshore wind project, the first wind farm built in UK waters. The work is expected to begin this month and take place for […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Grid Connection, Technology

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, will present some of its leading power technologies at the Cigré conference in Paris. Running from August 27-31, 2012, the biennial event is a key platform for the discussion of global trends, technologies and future developments in the power sector, with delegates attending from all over the […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Are you ready to tackle the challenges both short and long term? Secure your seat now for the Offshore WIND Conference where we will delve deeper into the opportunities and challenges the offshore wind industry is facing now and will face up to 2050.

  • 4 September 2012

    In Europe, many offshore projects are planned for deeper waters further from the shore, which requires sailing speeds of up to 13 knots and jacking capabilities for water depths of up to 60 m. Most of the specialised vessels now in operation are classed by GL. GL has accumulated an unrivaled pool of knowledge as […]

  • 3 September 2012

    HGO InfraSea Solutions, a joint venture between HOCHTIEF and GeoSea—a subsidiary of the Belgian DEME Group—today officially commissioned the wind market’s most powerful jack-up vessel, the INNOVATION. In the company of around 600 guests from the European offshore market, Geertrui Van Rompuy-Windels, wife of the President of the European Council, christened the ship in Bremerhaven. […]

  • 5 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    The 8th annual Offshore WIND Conference (OWC) on 9 and 10 October 2017, part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference, will focus on the opportunities for the offshore wind sector for the short-, medium- and long-term.

  • 2 December 2015

    The rugby world cup tournament is about to start in England as this article is being written. Just as the rugby fans will have waited 4 years for the whistle to announce the start of the first match, England versus Fiji, so the offshore wind industry has waited eagerly for the whistle to start for […]

  • 4 May 2015

    It was only 4 years ago at Seawork International 2011 that a completely new class of offshore wind farm vessels was defined when a new vessel, 26 metres long with a 10 metres beam, was named Marineco Shamal and handed over to the owner Marineco. So began the class of 26. As this article is […]

  • 12 June 2014

    The Dutch maritime technology company Micanti has designed a 100% environmentally friendly antifouling foil. Its working is based on small fibers, which make it very unattractive for organisms to attach to the hull of a ship. The innovative nature of this invention and the successful launch of it within the global professional shipping industry has […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    DNV GL Group has appointed Tor Svensen as Group Executive Vice President (EVP). Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen will succeed Tor Svensen as Chief Executive Officer of its Maritime business area. Both will report to the incoming Group President & CEO Remi Eriksen, starting 1 August 2015. Since 2013, Ørbeck-Nilssen has served as COO and Senior Vice President […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Energia Group is implementing a EUR 3 billion investment program in Ireland’s renewable energy sector, which will include the offshore wind market. In addition to offshore wind, the Positive Energy program will include investments for onshore wind, solar power, hydrogen fuel, bio-energy and smart grids. The five-year program is expected to create 200 new jobs across Energia […]

  • 4 September 2012

    It is with deep sadness that the Board and Management of the Keppel Group announces the passing away of Mr Nelson Yeo, Managing Director (Marine), Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) and Managing Director, Keppel Shipyard Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Keppel O&M. After suffering a brain haemorrhage over the weekend while on business in […]