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  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Alstom has announced the signature of an exclusive partnership agreement with STX France, during a meeting of the Region Pays de la Loire strategic committee on marine energies that was held in Nantes on December 6. This agreement covers the supply of transition parts used to affix an offshore wind turbine to its monopile foundations. […]

  • 15 August 2012

    The stage is set for North East England to become a global leader in wind turbine training after Maersk Training Newcastle becomes the UK’s first – and one of only a handful around the world – to be given the go ahead to run courses approved by the Global Wind Organisation (GWO). Maersk Training Newcastle […]

  • 20 February 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK could become a leading exporter of wave and tidal power equipment and expertise if the Government adopts a more visionary approach to developing marine renewables, according to a new report by the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee. Technologies that can harness the power of the sea to generate electricity are still in […]

  • 16 December 2010

    Even with $6 billion in renewable-energy investments, GE Energy Financial Services plans new bets on offshore wind and solar power plants, an executive said Wednesday. Kevin Walsh, managing director at the General Electric Co. unit /quotes/comstock/13*!ge/quotes/nls/ge (GE 17.50, +0.01, +0.06%) , didn’t lay out a timetable for investing in offshore wind, but said it could […]

  • 6 July 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Nexans has won the contract for cabling work on the BorWin6 offshore grid connection in Germany, which TenneT awarded following a tendering process. Under the contract with TenneT, awarded through a tendering process, Nexans is responsible for the production and laying of cables, including the sea, tidal flat, and land cables.  The cable laying work […]

  • 28 February 2012

    SDE Energy Ltd, the owner of a new and unique invention that produces electricity from sea waves, was selected by a team of international scientists as number one in the world in Sea Wave Energy Technologies, number six in Tidal Energy and River Energy, and was ranked as one of the Top 100 Clean Energy […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Authorities, Environment

    With an aim of reducing carbon emissions in half by 2020, Britain is pushing ahead with fast development of wind industry on its coastlines, The Telegraph reports. Namely, the plan for this year is to reach the number of 3,500 wind turbines, which underlies construction of additional 300 wind turbines, out of which 250 turbines […]

  • 4 July 2012
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Two German ministers presented a proposal aimed at accelerating the development of wind farms off the German coast by introducing new liability arrangements and a long-term offshore grid development plan.  “We welcome the proposal by Phillip Rösler, the German federal minister for economic affairs, and Peter Altmaier, the minister for the environment, to introduce new […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    James Fisher Marine Services Ltd (JFMS), part of James Fisher and Sons plc – the UK’s marine services provider, has announced the signing of a cooperation agreement with Mammoet Salvage B.V, a division of Mammoet. This provides an opportunity for combined capability and expertise, providing enhanced customer-driven service in the marine salvage and decommissioning markets […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Training & Education

    The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is offering a “win-win” for businesses and graduates based in the Humber area, which covers North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire, East Riding of Yorkshire and Hull City Councils. The Graduate Advancement Programme is encouraging local businesses to create a 12- week internship opportunity for a graduate who is unemployed […]

  • 25 October 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    KenzFigee has signed a contract with Iv-Offshore & Energy to deliver an electric hydraulic Ram Luffing offshore crane for the high voltage direct current (HVDC) offshore converter platform of RWE’s Sofia offshore wind farm, to be built on Dogger Bank, 195 kilometres from the nearest point on the UK’s North East coast. According to KenzFigee, […]

  • 13 October 2020
    Environment, R&D

    Van Oord, as part of the Two Towers consortium, is preparing to install eight reef structures with oysters underwater at the Borssele V offshore wind site in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. The project aims to investigate methods for the development of oyster reefs at offshore locations as part of a research programme […]

  • 8 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has entered into an agreement to sell 50% of the 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm project to Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) for a total consideration of approximately EUR 1.17 billion.

  • 4 October 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued the final Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Icebreaker offshore wind farm in Lake Erie, which states the project will not have a significant impact on the environment.

  • 29 January 2013

    Scotland has set a target to cut carbon emissions from electricity generation by more than four-fifths by 2030, underlining the huge market for offshore wind beyond 2020. First Minister Alex Salmond revealed the new target at the Scottish Renewables-Scottish Enterprise Offshore Wind & Supply Chain Conference, Aberdeen. He also announced the signing of new Memorandums […]

  • 26 April 2011

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. announces the launch and commissioning of its 44th offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘MCS Zephyr’. The vessel is a South Catamaran 18m and is the first of a two boat order from Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd. to be delivered. ‘MCS Zephyr’ is the first vessel in the world […]

  • 5 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Norwegian companies, Arendals Fossekompani, Kongsberg, and Moreld, have joined forces on the Hydepoint project to develop a combined offshore substation and hydrogen factory. Hydepoint is expected to contribute to solving several challenges related to the development and upscaling of offshore wind power. ”Hydepoint is a complete solution for receiving, converting, and transmitting the full energy […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Vessels

    Jan De Nul has ordered a second mega offshore installation vessel, Les Alizés, from the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China. The new order comes six months after Jan De Nul ordered its first installation crane vessel targeting the largest wind turbines and foundations, the Voltaire. Together with the Voltaire, this new vessel will be capable […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Business & Finance

      After significant one-off burdens caused by energy policy decisions taken in Germany during 2011, RWE will regain ground this year. However, in the first quarter of 2012 the Group was not able to match the result for the same period in the previous year. Declining margins in electricity generation and burdens suffered by the […]

  • 8 March 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first wind turbine components, a number of tower sections, for the 450 Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore wind farm have arrived at the Port of Dundee in Scotland. Jointly owned by EDF Renewables and ESB and under construction 15 kilometres off the coast of Fife, NnG will comprise 54 Siemens Gamesa 8 MW wind […]

  • 6 August 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The University of Strathclyde has secured a share of GBP 1 million funding from the Supergen Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Hub for two projects focused on offshore wind research. The first project that received a share from the first round of the hub’s Flexible Fund includes developing a cost-effective and commercially viable recycling process for offshore wind turbine […]

  • 30 April 2021
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Japanese shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha (”K” Line), and its domestic subsidiary Kawasaki Kinkai Kisen Kaisha have agreed to establish a joint venture company to provide services within the offshore wind industry. The new joint venture company, “K” Line Wind Service, will provide offshore support vessels and marine-related services to the industry. The establishment of […]

  • 19 August 2020
    Authorities

    The U.S. Department of Interior and Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to strengthen cooperation in offshore oil and gas, offshore wind energy and seabed minerals activities. Under the MOU, the two countries’ authorities agreed on the exchange of scientific and technical information, and cooperation regarding research and […]

  • 10 December 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Falco Drone Technologies will commence trials of a prototype of its new drone in 2021, which is said to play a vital role in floating offshore wind inspection and maintenance.  In summer 2021, launch and recovery trials will begin at ORE Catapult’s Levenmouth Demonstration Turbine off the Fife coast. The newly developed drone addresses limitations […]

  • 17 August 2021
    Business & Finance

    Tekmar Group and DeepWater Buoyancy have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to work together in the offshore wind sector. The partnership is focused on the new and emerging floating offshore wind market which has an exponential growth forecast of 10 GW installed capacity by 2030, the companies said. It will offer a collective package […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Environment, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The goal of the project, HYPORT® Oostende, is to build the green hydrogen facility in the Plassendale 1 port area and have it up and running in 2025.