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  • 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 […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Enel Green Power (EGP) and DCNS have been selected by the Chilean government’s economic development organization CORFO (Corporación de Fomento de la Producción) to establish a groundbreaking global centre of Marine Energy R&D excellence in the country, named Marine Energy Research and Innovation Centre (MERIC). The Centre will be supported by a contribution of approximate 20 […]

  • 15 March 2011

    Siemens Energy today launched a new direct drive gearless wind turbine for low to moderate wind speeds at the EWEA 2011 wind power exhibition and conference in Brussels. The core feature of the new SWT-2.3-113 wind turbine is an innovative drive concept with a compact permanent magnet generator. This type of generator is characterized by […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Technology

    The Switch, a Finnish manufacturer of permanent magnet generators and converters, announced that it entered the marine and shipbuilding sector with the launch of its next-generation drive trains for energy efficient power generation and propulsion of merchant vessels. Combining The Switch’s permanent magnet and frequency converter technology, this opens up all-new opportunities for hybrid propulsion […]

  • 7 May 2020

    EPI Group EPI Environmental EPI is committed to the conservation of the environment, specifically the impact on human health, climate change and biodiversity; providing a full suite of environmental services. We work in conjunction with our clients, local specialists and regulatory authorities on the development and management of all environmental requirements related to a client’s […]

  • 16 April 2020

    French Renewable Energy Trade Association Syndicat des énergies renouvelables French offshore wind objectives The French energy transition law (2015) and connectedregulatory texts has set a range of targets for thedevelopment of offshore wind in France: by 2024, Franceshould have installed the 3,000 MW already assigned bythe two first tenders for bottom fixed offshore wind and4 […]