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  • 16 December 2013

    Alstom Dives in French Offshore Wind Opportunities 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. Dutch Companies Developing Innovative Pile-Driving Technology  Since 2010 Fistuca BV, a spin-off […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    During his speech at Global Offshore Wind 2014, UK Energy Minister Michael Fallon disclosed that he recently initiated a review of the future of the UK offshore wind supply chain. The review will help find out what more can the industry and government do to support offshore wind development. Minister Fallon said that he will […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Authorities

    A UK Trade & Investment (UKTI) event to be held in Hull next week will be ‘an excellent opportunity’ to showcase the Humber as the UK’s Energy Estuary, a leading hub for the renewable energy sector. Trade and investment advisors from around the globe will be attending an event at the Guildhall in Hull on […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Blackbird International Corporation’s fully owned affiliate , Wave Electricity Renewable Power Ocean (WERPO), has received the rights for all of SDE Ltd’s technological property, patents, expertise and contracts thus taking control of SDE’s endeavors in China. It has been authorized to further work with the Chinese government on a pilot project as part of a […]

  • 16 January 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    A forum will be held today at the University of Southern Maine, where the developers of Aqua Ventus project will give an update on its development and the performance of the VolturnUS wind turbine, as well as the offshore wind industry in general. The University of Maine-led offshore wind project, VolturnUS, located in Castine, is […]

  • 13 January 2014

    The British Standards Institute has certified Scour Prevention Systems Ltd (SPSL) with ISO 9001 accreditation for its Quality Management Systems. Namely, the Lowestoft-based SPSL has developed an innovative anti-scour system in the form of a mattress constructed from recycled tyres, termed the Scour Prevention Mat (SPM). The SPM is proven to be an effective solution […]

  • 8 April 2013

    The success of composite support vessels in today’s cost-conscious offshore wind market cannot be ignored, and Hereford-based Offshore Turbine Services is just one example of a company that has benefited from opting for composite over aluminium craft. As the company takes delivery of its fourth CTruk 20T multi-purpose cat, Commander P, and eagerly awaits Commodore […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    First Subsea will launch a new monopile interface connector for offshore wind monopiles and top tension connector for floating wind turbines on stand A-D8 at EWEA Offshore 2015.  “First Subsea connector technology gives installation companies the ability to significantly reduce cable installation and mooring costs while improving the quality of these subsea connections,” says John Shaw, managing […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    On October 8, Ofgem launched a new animated video explaining the importance of the UK energy network and the role Ofgem plays as its regulator. With one fifth of a household’s energy bill going to keeping the energy network running, it’s essential that Ofgem explains to consumers the crucial role it plays in getting gas and electricity to […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Vessels

    Tidal Transit has recently received a Highly Commended Work Force New Anglia Award having taken full advantage of a grant from the £2 million European Social Fund Project to update workforce skills. The project was led by the College of West Anglia which came together with five further colleges across Norfolk and Suffolk and three […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    ELA Offshore Container GmbH has announced that the year 2015 kicks off with many happenings, projects and events for the company. “I am very excited about what lies ahead in 2015,” says Hans Gatzemeier, CEO at ELA Offshore Container GmbH. After a successful start in 2014, the company has already 350 leased units and is looking very […]

  • 16 February 2011

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has signed a cooperation agreement with Canyon Offshore for trenching services to support ABB’s subsea high-voltage cable installation projects. “Subsea cables are increasingly being deployed for interconnections and offshore wind integration projects,” said Martin Gross, head of ABB’s Grid Systems business, within the Power Systems division. “This […]

  • 9 April 2013
    Contracts & Tenders

    Seazip Offshore Service recently launched the first ad hoc tender service for the German Bight area. Only after a few hours’ notice the fast crew boat Seazip Hurricane carried out a successful crew change 90 miles offshore at the North sea for a major cable laying company with crew, equipment and provisions. This call was […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Technology

    Manufacturers of wind turbines (OEM) have to cope with a market stressed by serious overcapacity and ongoing price erosion. To ensure sustainability, wind turbine manufacturers can count on standardization and platform solutions from Siemens offering them a vast potential for rationalization. “We make it possible for manufacturers to develop wind turbines as modular platforms and […]

  • 12 January 2012

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, will attend the III Manten-er trade fair, which begins today in Valladolid, with new offerings in the area of operation and maintenance (O&M) services for the wind energy market. These developments include the European and international launch of Gamesa’s business for reconditioning major turbine components (gearboxes, generators […]

  • 1 April 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Carnegie Wave Energy has signed a commitment agreement to secure the final berth at Wave Hub, the offshore renewable energy test facility in Cornwall, to demonstrate its next generation wave technology. Carnegie is advising the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) that its UK arm, CETO Wave Energy UK (CWE UK), has secured a berth at Wave […]

  • 1 March 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Offshore wind innovation has yesterday been given a real boost with the announcement of the first three winners under the second call of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the Technology Strategy Board’s (TSB) Offshore Wind Component Technologies Development and Demonstration scheme. High Voltage Partial Discharge (HVPD) Ltd, JDR Cable Systems Ltd […]

  • 12 May 2023
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Following Ireland’s Ministry for the Environment, Climate and Communications’ announcement of winners in the country’s first offshore wind auction, SSE Renewables, whose project did not secure a contract for renewable energy generation, said that it was still committed to the future delivery of its proposed Arklow Bank Wind Park II offshore wind farm. As reported […]

  • 5 March 2021
    Vessels

    Diverse Marine has handed over the new crew transfer vessel (CTV) Iceni Valour to Turner Iceni. According to designer Walker Marine Design, the vessel is on its way to begin a 10-year charter on the North Welsh coast. Back in March 2020, Diverse Marine signed a contract with Turner Iceni to construct Iceni Valour at […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    EEW Offshore Structures Britain (EEW OSB) has upended the first transition piece for the Hornsea Two offshore wind project in the UK. In June 2019, Ørsted placed an order with EEW Special Pipe Constructions for 30 transition pieces for the 1.4GW project. The remaining 135 transition pieces will be manufactured and delivered by Denmark’s Bladt Industries. EEW […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The first external platform produced by Energomontaż-Północ Gdynia (EPG) for the 731.5MW Borssele 3 & 4 wind farm is ready for final outfitting, the Polish manufacturer said. In total, EPG will manufacture and deliver 76 external platforms for the project in the Dutch North Sea. The Borssele 3 & 4 wind farm is being developed by the Blauwwind […]

  • 15 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    Aker BP is planning to explore the opportunity of using offshore wind energy at new oil & gas development areas offshore Norway. Aker BP and Equinor recently entered into an agreement in principle on commercial terms for the coordinated development of the licenses Krafla, Fulla, and North of Alvheim (NOAKA) on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Vattenfall has signed a contract with Windcat Workboats for the provision of crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Under the agreement, Vattenfall will be one of the first users of Windcat’s hydrogen-powered vessels, currently being developed. The IJmuiden-headquartered vessel operator is working with CMB […]

  • 13 March 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has signed a turbine supply agreement with Highland Group Holdings Limited (Laidlaw Capital Group) for the 402 MW Veja Mate offshore wind power plant. The contract for the project, on which the investment decision is yet to be made, was signed at EWEA Offshore in Copenhagen this week. The project will consist of 67 […]

  • 24 April 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Twenty of the total 40 wind turbines at the Trianel’s Borkum West offshore wind farm have been commissioned. Since February, the offshore wind farm has been producing  power. The power connection to the mainland was made in December through TenneT’s transformer platform DolWin Alpha. The offshore wind farm is located in the North Sea, approximately […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    On August 8, SEA CHALLENGER installed the first turbine on DONG Energy’s Gode Wind Offshore Wind Farm in the German part of the North Sea. The installation went according to plan and SEA CHALLENGER will continue to install the rest of the 97 Siemens 6MW turbines. The vessel carries 4 turbines at a time and […]