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  • 23 July 2013
    Authorities

    As part of President Obama’s comprehensive plan to move economy toward domestic clean energy sources and begin to slow the effects of climate change, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau announced that BOEM will hold its second competitive lease sale for renewable energy on […]

  • 28 February 2013
    Authorities, Technology

    The Welsh Government has given its approval to the development of the Skerries Tidal Stream Array, which will be Wales’ first commercial tidal energy farm. The Skerries tidal array, one of the largest of its kind to be consented in the UK, will be developed by Siemens-owned Marine Current Turbines (MCT) and will supply up […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Technology

    Designs for an iconic offshore visitor, operations and maintenance building have been finalised, providing an educational, cultural and leisure base for local people and the 100,000 visitors expected to want to come and see Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon each year once it is up and running in 2018. The 3,500 m2 landmark building has been […]

  • 9 October 2012

    The University of Delaware’s Kent Messer leads a research team that is conducting two studies at the Delaware coast to determine how people would react to offshore energy production and how that could impact the state’s economy. The first study was conducted at Cape Henlopen and Rehoboth Beach and involved students surveying beachgoers to see […]

  • 31 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Based in two North East England locations, an area known for its deep industrial heritage, A&P North East is a company with ship repair and conversion yards on the rivers Tyne and Tees. Part of the A&P Group which also includes A&P Falmouth where ship repair and conversion services have been taking place for more […]

  • 31 May 2013

    WINDFORCE has been a fixed date in the calendars of national and international experts in the offshore wind energy industry for the past nine years. Many have registered again this year to attend the German offshore wind conference. “We are very pleased that we can welcome more than 650 participants to this year’s WINDFORCE in […]

  • 28 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      Marine and engineering company SeaRoc, part of the Natural Power group, has today announced the successful appointment of four new team members who bring with them a wealth of industry experience from the Renewables Industry, combined with wider knowledge from the oil & gas and other offshore sectors. The recruitment drive is a result […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Authorities

    As part of President Obama’s all of the above approach to energy, the Obama Administration joined with the governors of Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New York and Pennsylvania to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will streamline the efficient and responsible development of offshore wind resources in the Great Lakes. This effort […]

  • 5 June 2013
    Authorities

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to continue to expand domestic energy production, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau yesterday announced that BOEM will hold the first-ever competitive lease sale for renewable energy on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The […]

  • 8 August 2022
    Authorities

    On 7 August, the US Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, a legislative package resulting from the initially introduced and (re)negotiated Build Back Better Act, which encompasses provisions on climate and energy transition, taxes, and healthcare. The legislation will, among other things, mobilise USD 369 billion to be invested in clean energy, energy […]

  • 30 March 2023
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Innovation, Technology

    The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected nine floating wind foundation projects in Phase One of the FLoating Offshore Wind ReadINess (FLOWIN) Prize. Each project will receive USD 100,000 in funding and USD 75,000 in vouchers for technical support provided by DOE national laboratories. Skip to: The winners of the first phase of the […]

  • 7 December 2022
    Industry, Technology

    This is a guest article by Daniel Gerber, Senior Vice President, Global Product Group Manager Wind, System Drives, ABB. The critical role of wind in the world’s future energy needs is clear: the Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition states that 1,400 gigawatt (GW) of offshore wind power will sustain one tenth of global electricity demand by […]

  • 14 December 2011
    Authorities

    Energy Minister Fergus Ewing will urge industry experts to take advantage of the massive opportunity renewable energy presents to Scotland.The Minister will deliver the opening speech and take questions at a conference on the economics of renewables. And he will tell delegates that not only do the sums on renewable energy add up, but that […]

  • 20 April 2015

    In our first edition of 2015 you could read all about the developments regarding renewable energy. One point in matter that was not yet touched upon is how classification companies are involved in renewable energy. Maritime Holland speaks to DNV GL and ClassNK on their involvement. On 1 October 2014 classification society ClassNK announced they […]

  • 10 May 2019

      This content is available after accepting the cookies. Change cookie-settings View on Vimeo. For a long time, the development of offshore wind was little contested by other sea uses in the North Sea. Whilst there were objections from fishermen due to limiting their access to sea space and tourism representatives concerned by visual impacts […]

  • 20 December 2010

    Offshore windmills used to create energy are unfamiliar territory to most in south Louisiana. But some say the technology, which is undergoing a big push for development by the Obama administration, could be a new growth area for shipbuilding and fabrication companies. Trade associations, including the Shipbuilders Council of America, say clusters of wind turbines […]

  • 2 April 2019

    Executive summary The development of offshore wind represents an interesting technology opportunity for the US. On one hand, offshore wind is a European invention, and early technologies will have to be almost exclusively imported from Europe. On the other, though, the rapid pace of technology development in offshore wind offers significant potential for the US […]

  • 25 February 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    This article comprises round-by-round updates from the New York Bight lease sale’s second and third day, and a link to Day 1 updates. For the news on the auction results, go to the news below: Round 63: The asking price for the biggest site has now climbed to USD 1.1 billion with one bidder in, […]

  • 24 June 2011
    R&D

    A growing number of global wind resource assessments have demonstrated that the world’s technical potential for wind power exceeds current global electricity production. The theoretical potential for wind, as estimated by the global annual flux, has been estimated at 6,000 EJ/yr (Rogner et al., 2000). The global technical potential for wind energy, meanwhile, is not […]

  • 13 February 2014

    The announcement of the cancellation of the proposed Argyll Array on 11 th December last year, following on from similar news two weeks previously, concerning the Atlantic Array, in the Bristol Channel, both principally due to adverse ground conditions, has highlighted the critical importance of necessary, but ever-more cost effective, site investigation solutions for these […]

  • 8 September 2014
    R&D

    The most extensive science and engineering research project to take place in Caithness for many years is occurring this month (September, 2014) from a base at Gills Harbour, on the shores of the ‘s Inner Sound. Expensive high-tech equipment, under the TIME initiative, has been laid on the Sound’s seabed from the 25-metre-long ‘multi-cat’ vessel […]

  • 6 April 2015

    The threat of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the marine environment never completely goes away. The types of munitions that might be encountered in the North Sea today consist of High Explosive (HE) bombs and sea mines, which are there not only as a result of military activities associated with both World Wars, but also extensive […]

  • 11 October 2013

    As West of Duddon Sands, one of the largest European wind farms, nears completion, global maritime services company Royal Boskalis Westminster, the appointed Transport & Installation (T&I) contractor, reflects on this vast project. The T&I contractor faced technical, operational and logistical challenges, particularly because the wind farm was developed at several locations at the same time. However, despite this the […]

  • 14 April 2014

    In just four years Damen Shipyards’ presence in the offshore wind market has grown exponentially and the sector continues to be a key focus of the Dutch group. Headquartered in Gorinchem in the Netherlands, Damen Shipyards Group operates 40 ship and repair yards, employs 8,000 people world wide and has delivered more than 5,000 vessels in over 100 countries. While Damen’s survey vessels, Shoalbusters and […]

  • 10 September 2012

    The exhibitors were satisfied, and there were streams of trade visitors from all parts of the world – SMM impressively confirmed its position again, as the number one stimulus event for the maritime industry in 2012. The 25th shipbuilding, machinery & marine technology international trade fair hamburg ended on 7 September, after four days of […]

  • 4 May 2022
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted is planning a world-first attempt to support coral reefs by growing corals on offshore wind turbine foundations. Together with Taiwanese partners, the company will test the concept in the tropical waters of Taiwan this summer. The aims are to determine whether corals can be successfully grown on offshore wind turbine foundations and to evaluate […]