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  • 29 June 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Crown Estate has reported a record net revenue profit of GBP 442.6 million (around EUR 512 million) for the financial year 2022/23 thanks to earnings from option fees that the developers of the Round 4 offshore wind farms started paying this year. Offshore wind has also boosted the value of The Crown Estate’s wider […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Grid Connection, R&D

    A GBP 1 billion project to lay one of the world’s largest subsea power cables, connecting Scotland and England, has led to a ”historic wartime discovery” which could finally help solve one of WWI’s strangest naval mysteries, ScottishPower reports.  Marine engineers working on the Western Link project, a joint venture between ScottishPower and National Grid which […]

  • 10 June 2014

    Following completion of inaugural sea trials in May, Seacat Ranger will embark on a string of European offshore wind farm charter contracts that will keep her under continuous, active charter until May 2015. Seacat Ranger is the latest 24-metre catamaran to join Seacat Services, a class leading offshore energy support vessel operator that now operates […]

  • 9 November 2010

    More and more multi‐national companies have discovered wind energy as a growth market and are getting involved in the production of wind turbines as well as the development and operation of onand offshore wind farms. By the end of 2010, wind farms all over the world with a total installed power of 200,000 MW will […]

  • 30 March 2023
    Business development, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    Written by David Matthews, Head of Strategy Clarksons Renewables Clarksons sets out today’s reality if the Wind sector is to achieve its ambitious targets for tomorrow Countries around the world have set ambitious targets around Wind energy production for 2030. But with Wind booming and Oil & Gas back in a big way – does […]

  • 16 June 2022
    R&D, Technology

    Equinor and Technip Energies have entered a strategic collaboration to accelerate the development of floating offshore wind during the Seanergy conference in Normandie, France. The two companies come together to develop floating wind steel semi substructures that aim to accelerate technology development for floating offshore wind, enable cost reductions and develop local value opportunities. The […]

  • 10 February 2015

    After a slowdown in 2013, the wind industry set a new record for annual installations in 2014. Globally, 51,477 MW of new wind generating capacity was added in 2014 according to the global wind market statistics released today by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The record-setting figure represents a 44% increase in the annual […]

  • 17 July 2011
    Training & Education

      GL Garrad Hassan and GL Academy are merging their expertise to offer joint training seminars. The cooperation combines GL Garrad Hassan’s knowledge as a technical authority on wind, wave, tidal and solar power, and its eight years of experience in providing international training, with GL Academy’s know-how as an established global provider of maritime […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    MacArtney Group is significantly growing its presence and activities in all Asian markets for underwater technology, driven by a major strategic expansion of its operations in Singapore.  Over the next few months, MacArtney Singapore is securing several new staff members, implementing a major expansion of stock and workshop facilities and opening a dedicated slip ring […]

  • 25 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Havvind Århus Bugt A/S (HÅB), acting through its technical advisor COWI A/S, is seeking main contractors that are interested in becoming pre-qualified for the subsequent tender of the turnkey/EPCI contract for the Mejlflak Wind Farm in the Bay of Aarhus. Profile: Mejlflak Nearshore Wind Farm. Havvind Århus Bugt A/S (HÅB), acting through its technical advisor […]

  • 4 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    IHC Merwede has revealed a healthy net profit margin of 4.1% per cent in 2012 and a positive sales forecast for the year ahead. The company develops and builds innovative vessels, advanced equipment and life-cycle support services for the dredging, mining and offshore industries, which have been performing well – despite the global economic situation […]

  • 6 July 2015

    Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Work has started in Norfolk on the onshore connection for the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm with the national grid. The wind farm, located 20 miles off the coast of Cromer in North Norfolk in water depths of 18-25m is a project by Norwegian companies Statoil (35%) and Statkraft (30%), and […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Gamesa, a world leader in the design, manufacture and maintenance of wind turbines, inaugurated its first manufacturing base in Brazil, in the town of Camaçari in north-eastern Bahía. With this, the company has begun to make wind turbines in Brazil, just six months after it announced its decision to establish a manufacturing and sales presence […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Environment

    As the UN Climate Change Conference in Warsaw ended on Saturday, EWEA’s Chris Rose made a comment about the event on the Associations blog: Another annual United Nations conference on climate change has ended and international negotiators once again failed to agree to a new treaty on reducing global greenhouse gas emissions from burning fossil […]

  • 6 January 2011

    * Award goes to „Linnhoff Offshore AG“ and „Reederei NSB“ * Cooperation for the offshore wind farms Nordsee Ost and Gwynt y Môr * Contract period of five years * German supply industry benefits with some € 80 million from the construction of RWE’s own installation vessels RWE Innogy has agreed on a long-term partnership […]

  • 25 May 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Jobs & Recruitment

    Britain’s energy regulators are putting billions of pounds of green infrastructure investment at risk by overseeing an energy market which favours EU energy imports at the expense of home-grown schemes, new research has shown. Electricity generators in the UK pay transmission charges for the cost of building and maintaining the network, set by the regulator […]

  • 12 February 2013

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) has released its 2012 market statistics, showing continued expansion of the market, with annual market growth of almost 10%, and cumulative capacity growth of about 19%. A record year for US installations and a slower market in China mean that the two countries all but tied for the top […]

  • 1 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    BP and Equinor have closed the transaction for BP’s acquisition of a 50 per cent interest in the Empire Wind and Beacon Wind projects off the U.S. east coast. The closing of the transaction marks BP’s official entry into offshore wind. “We see significant opportunities by rapidly growing bp’s offshore wind business, making a major contribution to […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Leading classification society ABS officially inaugurated the ABS Korea Energy Technology Center (KETC) in Busan, South Korea, on 19 October 2012. ABS President and CEO Christopher J. Wiernicki joined senior representatives of the Korean shipping and shipbuilding sectors and academia to celebrate the official opening of the ABS KETC, ABS’ first global energy center. Researchers […]

  • 6 August 2013

    Today just over 6GW of offshore wind generation capacity is inst alled world wide, with an equal amount in development or under construction. While the top offshore wind markets are still found in Europe, representing more than 90% of the current installed capacity, a number of Asian countries including China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and India, have ambitious plans, some of […]

  • 9 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. (FH) Willi Balz, Windreich AG, is the second largest shareholder of Fuhrländer AG with headquarters in Liebenscheid (Siegerland), and welcomes the change of ownership of Germany’s oldest wind turbine manufacturer and emphasis: The new owner structure ensures the future of the traditional manufacturer and opens up a large market. The Ukraine offers good locations […]

  • 3 April 2023
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch-German transmission system operator (TSO), TenneT, has announced that the grid connection for the 759 MW Hollandse Kust Noord offshore wind farm is ready for commissioning. Now the wind farm’s operator, CrossWind, can connect the 69 Siemens Gamesa’s SG 11.0-200 DD 11 MW wind turbines to the offshore substation located some 20 kilometres off the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 December 2022
    Contracts & Tenders

    Mainstream Renewable Power, Ocean Winds, and Statkraft have signed a memorandum of understanding with Aker Solutions, in Norway to collaborate on floating offshore wind at Utsira Nord. Mainstream, majority-owned by Aker Horizons, Ocean Winds, and Statkraft are in a consortium to pursue an application to develop floating wind power at the Utsira Nord license area […]

  • 18 May 2021
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Swedish floating wind developer and technology provider Hexicon is to acquire the Wave Hub offshore renewable energy test site in Cornwall, South West England. The deal, which is expected to complete at the end of May, will see Hexicon through its UK subsidiary, TwinHub Limited, acquire the assets of Wave Hub Limited from local authority, […]