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  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update has invited potential contractors to prequalify for an unexploded ordnance (UXO) survey to be carried out in 2015 at the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm site.  The Danish transmission system operator (TSO) is preparing the installation of a 33 km export cable from the planned offshore wind farm Horns Rev 3. The cable extends from the […]

  • 8 January 2015

    Scotland’s largest offshore wind and supply chain event comes to Aberdeen this month. Businesses from across Europe will flock to the city on January 27 and 28 to discuss hot topics like the Contracts for Difference funding regime, cutting-edge technology innovations and the huge amount of post-consent work still to be undertaken. Every major commercial […]

  • 31 December 2014

    MarineCo UK has contracted Damen Shipyards Group for a Multi Cat 2712. The vessel will be delivered in April 2015. Marineco UK is one of the few UK operators with an all-Damen fleet. The new vessel is to be named Marineco Havanah, after the arrival of Mike and Kaye’s twin granddaughters Ava and Hannah. The Multi […]

  • 24 December 2014

    The carbon pollution from at least nine entire fossil fuel plants could be eliminated in New Jersey if wind power supplied 30 percent of the nation’s electricity needs, according to a new analysis by Environment New Jersey Research & Policy Center. The analysis comes as Fishermen’s Energy appeals the Board of Public Utilities’ decision to […]

  • 22 December 2014

    Kyocera Corporation and Century Tokyo Leasing Corporation announced today that Kyocera TCL Solar LLC, a joint venture established by the two companies, will develop and operate a 13.4-megawatt (MW) floating solar power plant on the Yamakura Dam reservoir, managed by the Public Enterprises Agency of Chiba Prefecture in Japan for industrial water services. The plant […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    IBERDROLA and Navantia have entered into an agreement valued at €160 million, under the terms of which the shipbuilding firm will be completing work for the Wikinger offshore wind farm in Germany at its facilities in Puerto Real (Cádiz) and Fene (A Coruña). The contract is one of the largest awarded to date by IBERDROLA […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    On December 15, 2014, a launching ceremony was held at the terminal in Emden’s outer harbour for a further Windea catamaran that is entering service under the German flag. The ship’s godmother Miranda van Laar-Prikkel, wife of co-partner Paul van Laar from IJmuiden in the Netherlands, gave the “Twin Axe Bow” type catamaran from Damen […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall, the Swedish energy company, has agreed a £164mn deal to transfer ownership of a Kent wind farm’s electricity export cables and substations.  The agreement, with international infrastructure group Balfour Beatty, was finalised today following a tender process, managed by energy regulator Ofgem, to select the new transmission owner. The transmission infrastructure of Thanet Offshore […]

  • 17 December 2014

    Gamesa and the Iberdrola Group have launched a wind sector-pioneering system which enables the remote management, using a single interface, of any make of wind turbine, anywhere in the world.  Leveraging both firms’ know-how and experience in the wind sector, this new system, called WindCORE® + WindOne®, enables operators to control and monitor this class […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Grid Connection

    TenneT has given the green light to its participation in the construction of the NordLink cable from Germany to Norway. The power cable, which largely runs across the seabed, has a capacity of 1,400 MW, the equivalent of 466 wind turbines of 3 MW, 580,000 solar panels or a very large conventional power plant. Mel […]

  • 16 December 2014

    Pinpointing the best location for tidal energy turbines and providing a picture of seafloor conditions underneath fish pens are two research projects benefiting from the autonomous underwater technologies expertise at the Australian Maritime College. The projects were funded by the University of Tasmania’s research enhancement scheme, designed to help early to mid-career academics increase their […]

  • 15 December 2014

    Alicat Workboats Ltd has received a £2.1 million order from a local company, Iceni Marine Services Ltd. of Lowestoft for a Global Marine-designed Alicat 21m Catamaran. The new vessel is to be delivered to Iceni Marine Services during Q1, 2015 from Great Yarmouth. The Alicat 21m vessel, yet to be named, is a third of […]

  • 11 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Technology service provider HiDef Aerial Surveying Limited (HiDef) announced results of their latest audited accounts for year ending 30 October 2014 to coincide with their reselection as one of UK Trade and Investment’s (UKTI) Export Champions for 2015. Within the financial year, HiDef tripled the number of overseas markets it was active in, export sales […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    RenewableUK says the Government’s announcement on the go-ahead for a major new offshore wind project shows that the sector is developing robustly. Hornsea 1, which will be located 64 miles (103 km) off the East Yorkshire coast, will have an installed capacity of 1.2 gigawatts (GW) – enough to power more than 841,000 British homes. […]

  • 10 December 2014
    Authorities, Technology

    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) denied a request for a rehearing of orders for a tidal energy proposal in the Admiralty Inlet in Snohomish County, Washington, USA.  On March 20, FERC issued the license order and then the preemption order in June, both of which were objected by PC Landing Corp. and the Tulalip Tribes of Washington. PC Landing and the […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Major international energy companies remain enthusiastic about wind farm prospects off the East of England coast despite recent setbacks like the shelving of the Galloper project off Suffolk. That was the message from James Gray, inward investment director for EEEZ (the East of England Energy Zone), back from the Renewable UK 2014 Conference and Exhibition […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    After successful testing, grid operator TenneT and Siemens have now initiated the trial run of the BorWin2 direct current link. After several weeks of trial operation, the grid link will be able to go into controlled operation in the first few months of 2015. With a transmission capacity of 800 megawatts (MW), the BorWin2 grid […]

  • 13 November 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Offshore handling systems specialist, Caley Ocean Systems has been awarded a contract by Prysmian Group via its subsidiary Powerlink Services Ltd to supply a number of tensioners for offshore power cable installation. The bespoke, high redundancy system will accommodate both cable and outsized bodies, allowing uninterrupted tensioning of the cable during deepwater installation. With tension […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Following the recent news, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has announced that it has fractionally increased its stake in Fugro N.V. to 15.0%. Boskalis reiterates that it has no intention to make an offer for Fugro. The strategy of Boskalis is focused on offshore and (maritime) infrastructure, making use of the combination of high end […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection

    Denmark has completed the geotechnical surveys for the upcoming 350 MW nearshore wind tender. Danish TSO,, was in charge of conducting the surveys, while the Danish Energy Agency will present the findings on 27 November. has also released the cost projections for the preliminary investigations at the six sites to be paid by […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired a 14.8% stake in Fugro N.V. Boskalis views Fugro as an interesting company with activities that fit very well with its own activities. Boskalis wants to enter into a dialogue with Fugro to explore possible options for cooperation. Boskalis stresses that it has no intention to make an […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    From 25 October to 4 November, a delegation of twenty-five Dutch offshore wind companies and knowledge institutions visited Japan and Korea. The offshore wind delegation was part of the economic mission led by Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp and it ran parallel to the state visit of King Willem-Alexander and queen Máxima to Japan […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Dalby Humber has assisted SSE in an emergency towing exercise for new RNLI Lowestoft Lifeboat.  The new Lowestoft all weather lifeboat (ALB) called the Patsy Knight was put through its paces during an emergency towing exercise off the beach at Lowestoft. The ALB was called to assist Dalby Offshore’s Dalby Humber who was needing a […]

  • 12 April 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    It takes a daring attitude to invest €4.5m in a 410m quay length, suited for oversized cargos, when one’s annual turnover does not exceed €600,000. The Port of Rama did exactly that two years ago, in anticipation of the Butendiek wind farm project starting just 40km from the port. The port’s Md Kristen Zedergaard is […]

  • 10 April 2012

    Imagine an area 93km by 93km and then fill this area with 3000 wind turbines. Some of the turbine foundations will have only one hole penetrating in the seabed, some will have 3 holes penetrating and some will even have 4 holes. This is what can happen in an area the size of the Dogger […]

  • 6 April 2012

    The offshore wind industry, it would appear, has been plagued by schedules and budgets that have far exceeded expectations, a trend that will inevitably become less of a headline-grabber as more farms come on line and experience is gained. The oil and gas industry, after all, went through similar teething issues in its heady early […]