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  • 29 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      SeaEnergy, the energy ventures company focused on growing oil and gas and renewables businesses, today announces half year results for the six months ended 30 June, 2011. Commenting on today’s announcement Steve Romp, Executive Chairman, said: “SeaEnergy is in a strong position. Following the successful and highly value accretive disposal of SERL to Repsol, […]

  • 26 October 2012

    Project managers from ScottishPower Renewables met today with more than 90 potential suppliers in Dunstaffnage near Oban as the renewable energy company progresses with its plans to develop a tidal power array in The Sound of Islay, potentially the first of its kind in the world. ScottishPower Renewables was granted permission to install up to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 November 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Institute for Energy Research (IER), based in Washington, D.C., recently published an article on offshore wind energy’s financial viability in New Jersey, appraised through Fishermen’s Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW) project, which had been rejected by the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) for being too expensive. Written by Landon Stevens, IER Policy Associate: […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (Ming Yang), a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, announces its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012.  First Quarter 2012 Financial Highlights: Total wind turbine generators (“WTGs”) for which revenue was recognized amounted to an equivalent wind power project output of 120MW, or […]

  • 22 January 2017
    Vessels

    In 2017, Bibby Line Group will reach another milestone in its 209-year history when it takes delivery of the Bibby WaveMaster 1 – a vessel designed specifically for operations & maintenance (O&M) and construction support activities for Round 3 wind farms. And even in the ‘worst-case scenario’ in terms of the numbers of offshore wind […]

  • 16 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Alstom Board has approved a major reorganisation of the company proposed by Patrick Kron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alstom. This reorganisation is effective on 4 July 2011. Alstom has undergone a period of strong growth, followed by the necessary adaptation to a tougher economic environment created by the crisis. As the […]

  • 5 October 2015

    The concept of using vessels as hotels, or floatels, accommodation vessels, or recently, SOVs, or whatever name you give them, has been available in the market for a while. With some of the current and more future projects being built further at sea in harsher sea states this concept is now gaining ‘ground’. Not only […]

  • 2 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    Today, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement Director Michael R. Bromwich delivered remarks at the Second Annual Offshore Wind Power North America Conference in Boston, Mass. Director Bromwich discussed the current status of offshore renewable energy projects, how the reorganization of the former Minerals Management Service will affect future offshore renewable energy projects […]

  • 2 October 2012

    In the past 12 months we have seen orders for new Wind Turbine Installation Vessels placed, new builds started and others completed and delivered. These vessels have got bigger and stronger’wlth larger cranes, and higher jacking possibilities. The specifications of almost every dimension have increased. Offshore WIND has spoken to some of the new owners […]

  • 31 January 2019
  • 9 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Siemens has announced that, as of 2015, it will revolutionize the offshore wind turbine service with its new service operation vessels (SOVs). Equipped with state-of-the-art features and technology, the SOVs will bring the next generation of offshore wind service, which will be safer, faster, and more reliable. When Siemens’ new SOVs begin operation in 2015, wind turbine technicians will be living and […]

  • 13 July 2014

    Siemens to Revolutionize Offshore Wind Turbine Service Siemens has announced that, as of 2015, it will revolutionize the offshore wind turbine service with its new service operation vessels (SOVs). Man Severely Injured in Accident at Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm Yesterday morning (July 7), sea rescuers from List medevaced a severely injured worker from the heavy […]

  • 7 August 2014

    Siemens to Revolutionize Offshore Wind Turbine Service Siemens has announced that, as of 2015, it will revolutionize the offshore wind turbine service with its new service operation vessels (SOVs). Man Severely Injured in Accident at Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm Yesterday morning (July 7), sea rescuers from List medevaced a severely injured worker from the heavy lift vessel […]

  • 1 January 2015

    Under-manning and fatigue threaten WFSV safety As offshore wind farm developments move further out to sea and demands on the vessels and crews that service them increase, a rising number of wind farm crew transfer vessel incidents has become a growing cause of concern. Marubeni and Technip to build Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm […]

  • 15 August 2014

    Year: 2013  Type: MPC 19  Length (m): 18,50  Classification: BV WFS1  Deck Area (m2): 37  Max. Load (t): 20  Crane: Optional upon request  Engines: 2x Cummins 610 hp   Propulsion: 2x Rolls-Royce FF41 waterjets Fuel Load (l): 4,000, 20l/h @ 23kts  Sleeping Berths:  

  • 27 February 2012

    A “shallow water” Sway version with a shorter and wider tower has been adapted to as little as 55m water depth for installations in the UK and China. This will make it possible to bridge the gap between the jacket foundations and the cost effective Sway solution between 55-110m water depths. For larger water depths […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The US Department of Energy has announced up to USD 28 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) programme to develop new technologies for floating offshore wind turbines using the discipline of control co-design (CCD). Floating wind turbines are currently designed to be large and heavy to replicate more familiar onshore wind […]

  • 5 January 2015

    Incidents in Offshore Wind Industry A pontoon loaded with parts for offshore wind turbines sank on Wednesday morning (August 13) in the Baltic Sea… Nordsee Ost Wind Turbines Installed The last of the in total 48 wind turbines was successfully installed over Christmas around 30 kilometers to the north of the island of Heligoland. Lely […]

  • 3 October 2013

    Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), in partnership with Statoil and Scottish Enterprise will host Meet the Buyer event today at Norwood Hotel, Aberdeen where Statoil will give a presentation about their Hywind Project. The Statoil Hywind project is the world’s first, full-scale, floating wind turbine, located ten kilometres off the south west coast of Norway. […]

  • 6 October 2010
    R&D

    American Superconductor Corporation, a global power technologies company, today introduced its Amperium wire, the new brand name for the company’s proprietary second generation (2G) high temperature superconductor (HTS) wire. Previously called “344 superconductors,” the new name reflects the product’s ability to conduct more than 100 times the electrical current (“amperage”) of copper wire of the […]

  • 15 April 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Aker Solutions and Cognite have secured a USD 2 million grant from the California Energy Commission (CEC) for an offshore wind energy technology project. The NextWind Real Time Condition Monitoring project aims to develop a holistic digital solution that will enable monitoring the condition of an offshore floating wind farm and its impact on the […]

  • 20 May 2011
    Grid Connection

    Germany is planning an energy superhighway from north to south to connect its growing wind energy supply with high energy demand regions. Both onshore and offshore wind energy is so far generated primarily in northern Germany, whereas energy consumption is highest in southern and western regions. Today, more wind power is produced in Germany than […]

  • 4 March 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten of our most read articles for the month of February. 15 Injured After CTV Collides with Cargo Ship Off Rügen All 15 people aboard the crew transfer vessel (CTV) World Bora were injured after the CTV collided with a cargo ship several nautical miles northeast of the […]

  • 24 June 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) has selected the Ocean Wind project proposed by Ørsted with support from Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) to negotiate a 20-year offshore wind renewable energy credit (OREC) for an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 1,100MW. Located off the coast of Atlantic City, Ocean Wind will […]

  • 23 September 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The University of Maine has been awarded nearly USD 1.4 million from the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) program to design an ultra-lightweight, corrosion-resistant, concrete floating offshore wind turbine. The floating turbine will be equipped with NASA motion mitigation technology originally developed to reduce vibrations in rockets. “With this funding, we plan […]