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  • 11 August 2014

    On 29 October 2014 the Offshore WIND Installation and Maintenance Conference (OWIM) in Amsterdam will be the place to meet the international offshore wind community. The fifth OWIM Conference addresses the multiple challenges associated with solid future industry growth. This year’s conference theme – In search of solid foundations – hints at the cautiousness players in the wind […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Three more Damen Twin Axe Fast Crew Suppliers are on their way to Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd and are expected to arrive in Europe in early May. Based in Largs, Ayrshire, MCS ordered the three Twin Axe FCS 2610, just months after taking delivery of its first two catamarans. All of the vessels are […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Mott MacDonald, which is lenders’ technical advisor (LTA) on the EUR 1.2 billion Norther offshore wind project, will now provide construction and operational monitoring in an ongoing role, following the financial close for the project. Having initially provided technical support at an earlier stage of development, Mott MacDonald transitioned to an LTA role in late […]

  • 18 May 2012

    Three recently completed 21 metre Austal wind farm support vessels are heading to Europe, where they will shortly commence operations for UK operator Turbine Transfers. The Wind Express 21 catamarans will be used to transport service crews and equipment to the many offshore wind farms that are located off the coastlines of several European countries. […]

  • 14 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch transmission systems operator TenneT TSO B.V. has awarded a contract to the Schiedam-based HSM Offshore for the construction of offshore transformer stations required to link up the wind farms to be built offshore at Borssele in the south-west of the Netherlands. The contract concerns the offshore platform for the Borssele Alpha wind farm zone. […]

  • 14 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted will be submitting a bid in the Dutch offshore wind tender for the Hollandse Kust (zuid) 3&4 (Holland Coast South 3&4). As part of its proposal to the Dutch government, Ørsted has already taken the final investment decision on the project and is working to establish green hydrogen projects based on power from its […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish offshore wind developer Vattenfall has narrowed the underground onshore cable route for the 1.8GW Norfolk Vanguard offshore wind farm following public consultation.  The potential development area for the proposed 60km underground cable route has narrowed from a 3-7km wide search area to a 700 metre corridor. The narrowing of the search area allows more focused ecological […]

  • 10 October 2014

    The Offshore WIND Installation and Maintenance Conference takes place on 29 October in Amsterdam. This educational day provides an overview of wind farm developments, innovations in wind farm installation and maintenance and discusses the challenges of grid integration. The conference addresses the technical, operational, commercial and managerial challenges associated with future industry growth. Setting the […]

  • 9 August 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Scotland-headquartered PD&MS Group has secured a three-year operations and maintenance (O&M) contract with Vattenfall to support its European offshore wind portfolio for an undisclosed sum. The contract, which also has options to extend for a further two-year period, will see the international engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning (EPCC) specialist provide a wide range of support […]

  • 15 May 2014

    Preparations for the 7th Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference are well underway. On 28 & 29 October 2014 Amsterdam will again be the place to meet the international offshore community. With visitors from over 60 different countries and a proven track record of steady growth since its foundation in 2008, Offshore Energy is a must attend […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has just sold its 33% interest in the Norwegian onshore wind company Kvalheim Kraft to Vardar Boreas AS, which already owns a 33% interest in Kvalheim Kraft. Kvalheim Kraft owns two operating wind farms, Mehuken 1 and 2, which are located close to the west coast of Norway approx. 300 km north of […]

  • 11 August 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Vattenfall has issued an invitation for tenders for the provision of offshore wind marine warranty services. According to the tender’s NUTS code, the places of delivery of the contract(s) include Denmark, Germany, the Netherlands, Sweden, and the UK. 

  • 14 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    It’s almost time: on Wednesday the 28th of March, the Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) takes place at WTC Rotterdam. It’s the twelfth edition, with lots of attention for offshore wind and inland shipping this year. Career opportunities within the entire supply chain are presented by over 100 companies to about 3,000 visitors, from […]

  • 18 March 2022
    R&D

    Dutch maritime research institute MARIN has tested three barriers aimed at averting collisions between ships and offshore wind turbines. The research was prompted by the incident involving the Julietta D cargo ship on 31 January this year. This drifting bulk carrier initially collided with a tanker before hitting a transformer platform and a turbine foundation […]

  • 3 August 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    All 99 contracts offered through the fourth Allocation Round (AR4) of the UK government’s Contracts for Difference (CfD) scheme have now been signed and returned to Low Carbon Contracts Company (LCCC). A total of 93 individual projects across Britain will now proceed to work with LCCC to meet the contractual milestones specified in the CfD, […]

  • 13 February 2023
    Authorities

    The UK’s National Infrastructure Commission (NIC), on request from the UK government, will conduct a study on the infrastructure planning system and National Policy Statements (NPSs). The study will have a special focus on the lengthy consenting processes for major infrastructure projects such as offshore wind farms. The NIC will deliver the final report to […]

  • 30 March 2015

    In the previous article we spoke about the importance of accurate wind measurement for an optimum wind farm design. But also underwater there are elements that need to be taken into consideration when designing the foundation and cable structures for each wind turbine. Waves and currents can cause erosion of the seabed around a fixed […]

  • 28 February 2012

    Voith has received the first Voith Linear Jet order with Turbine Transfers UK for a 19 meter BMT Nigel Gee designed Wind Support Vessel. The Voith Linear Jet will provide for this application a substantial higher bollard pull without a requirement for increased installed power. This higher bollard pull will allow Turbine Transfers the safe […]

  • 2 October 2017

    Europe is the leader of the growing market for the offshore wind energy. Most of the activities take place in the wet conditions of the North Sea. As the people work in varying temperatures and under dire weather conditions, it is most important that their personal protective equipment (PPE) is not only up-for-the-job and in accordance with all regulations, it should also raise the feeling of comfort for the user. While it is true that wet or sweat drenched PPE is not one of the main problems for offshore operators, many small issues can lead to bigger ones.

  • 12 June 2013

    Since April 2012 the wind farm support vessel industry has experienced success and failure, both large and small. 2012 will be remembered for the number of new vessels built and delivered to operators, but predominantly it will be the collapse of South Boats Special Projects in the autumn that shook this sector of the industry […]

  • 5 January 2023
    Technology

    Wind energy generation technology is one of the hottest topics on offshoreWIND.biz year after year and 2022 was no different. Over the past twelve months, various updates made headlines, from upgrades to existing platforms and rolling out new models to securing pilot projects for novel designs. Further below, you can find an overview of our […]

  • 29 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Following the recent announcement that Barge Master and Bayards are working together on designing a Motion Compensated Helideck (MCH), the system has already raised quite an interest from the offshore energy industry. Engineer on the MCH project, Robert Valk and Karien Hofhuis, Barge Master’s Marketing Manager, provided Offshore WIND with details about the system and the […]

  • 15 October 2018

    Are you ready for the new dawn in offshore wind? At the Offshore Wind Conference 2018 (OWC 2018), you can discover how you and your company can prepare for the new industry standards throughout several sessions that jointly aim to cover everything needed to get the full picture of what lies ahead. 

  • 4 February 2021
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The following article is a guest post by Andreas Dracoulis (Partner), and Jonathan Morton (Associate) at the international commercial law firm Haynes and Boone. Interest in the offshore wind industry has grown exponentially over the last year and the anticipated growth of the market is huge. The EU expects to have 450 gigawatts (GW) of […]

  • 25 July 2011
    Grid Connection

    Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue  HVDC and HVAC Submarine Power Cables: Supply Constraints, Demand Drivers, Technology Issues, Prominent Projects, Key Industry Players, and Global Market Forecasts The high-voltage submarine cable market is, by all definitions, a niche market with few purchasers and even fewer manufacturers and installers. […]

  • 30 May 2017

    Blue Offshore Our solutions Our solutions include the rental of innovative modular offshore deck equipment. Our full range of rental deck equipment consists of basket carousels, tensioners of 5, 10 and 15 tonnes, loading towers, roller highways and chutes. We can also provide tailor-made solutions. Blue Offshore supports vessel’s deck and equipment engineering, Finite Element […]