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  • 22 August 2013

    Offshore WIND was present when in February this year graduate Bram Zijlstra received his degree in Mechanical Engineering specialising in offshore wind. This was the first specific offshore wind graduation on higher education level. Bram Zijlstra (22) studied mechanical engineering at the NHL Hogeschool in Leeuwarden, in the North of the Netherlands. By 2012, after […]

  • 10 March 2023
    Business & Finance, Infrastructure, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Shortly after the news that their proposed 1.4 GW offshore wind project in New York could bring over USD 25 billion in benefits to the state and a new GE manufacturing facility, TotalEnergies and Rise Light & Power announced plans for two offshore wind port facilities in New York Harbor. For their Attentive Energy One […]

  • 27 March 2017

    Fourteen years ago in 2002 the Sif Group made 80 monopiles for the Horns Rev wind farm off the Danish coast near Esbjerg. These piles were four metres in diameter, the thickness of the steel was five centimetres, and they weighed between 180-230 tonnes depending on their length. In 2016, Offshore WIND was invited to visit the new Sif Group production, storage and load-out terminal built on Maasvlakte 2, the new area of reclaimed land extending the Port of Rotterdam even further out into the Southern part of the North Sea.

  • 12 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    IDEOL announces it has closed the financing of its innovative solutions development, and strengthened its advisory board with recognized experts from the offshore industry. Offshore wind is a buoyant sector: France is about to launch a first bidding for a 3 GW round, the United-Kingdom forecasts the installation of 32 GW before 2030, Germany sets […]

  • 3 August 2022
    Authorities

    The Build Back Better Act, a comprehensive legislative package proposed in the US that also includes funding for governmental bodies to speed up offshore wind permitting and buildout, was introduced in the US Senate on 2 August. The package, which was first proposed to cost USD 3.5 trillion and later got cut to USD 1.7 […]

  • 27 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Minas Basin Pulp and Power Co. Ltd. (MBPP) is paving the way for coastal communities in Nova Scotia to compete in a growing industry. In 2008, the provincial government gave MBPP, a Hantsport-based pulp and power production company, the go-ahead to develop North America’s first tidal power observation facility — a multi-million dollar project that […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 October 2016

    John Verdonk Business Unit Manager Offshore Temporary Living Quarters at Seafox As wind farms go further and further offshore into more challenging waters and harsher environments, the industry is developing a number of solutions to cope with the demands of the wind farm’s initial construction period and following on from that, Operations & Maintenance activities. […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The following article is a guest post by Maren Strandevold, an energy lawyer and an associate at the international commercial law firm Haynes and Boone. In response to the recent offshore wind announcement by the UK’s Prime Minister, Maren Strandevold discusses the need for adequate funding allocated in the correct areas, a streamlined regulatory regime, and […]

  • 21 June 2013

    Corrosion to many people is the mysterious manifestation that those in the maritime industry all have to deal with at some point or other. It is often misunderstood and because it appears at first sight – in theory at least – a somewhat simple to explain electro-chemical action its understanding and methods of dealing with […]

  • 3 April 2012

    The one sector of the whole offshore wind energy industry where the British Isles stand in a commanding position is in the building of wind farm support vessels, of all shapes and sizes. The name “British Isles” is used because it includes the Republic of Ireland, and the yards there, including Arklow Marine, and Safehaven Marine, are just as much […]

  • 18 August 2014
    R&D

    Offshore WIND brings the following article with permission from the LatinAmericanScience.org. The article on offshore wind potential in Latin America has been written by Luis Armando Pagan Quinones, who is specializing in the production of drinking water by desalination systems using offshore wind power.  Written by Luis Armando Pagan Quinones Despite having over 50,000 kilometers of coastline, Latin America […]

  • 1 June 2015

    Dutch offshore wind solutions provider Seawind has developed a novel 6.2MW two-bladed upwind turbine with a 126 metre rotor diameter, plus additional technology for bottom-fixed and floating installations together aimed at driving down the cost of energy decisively. Offshore WIND spoke with chief technical officer Silvestro Caruso about product design philosophy, dedicated technology features and […]

  • 16 October 2017

    Marine Energy Event, held on October 11, 2017, as part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) 2017 in Amsterdam, gathered a great number of industry experts who discussed the latest in marine energy with a focus on conditions for commercial success which was also the topic of this year’s event.

  • 25 November 2016

    DNV GL-led WIN WIN joint industry project (JIP) results indicate that, especially for marginal oil & gas fields supplying production to a major field, floating wind-powered water injection is technically feasible in general. This specific application is claimed to offer an excellent business case too. A major contributing factor favouring the positive overall outcomes is […]

  • 5 April 2012

    With wind farms getting bigger and bigger it means that the need for materials and personnel is also growing. The previous article described this growth in the need for support vessels sailing to and from wind farms under construction, or needing maintenance, transferring materials and personnel. But when do the support vessels stop being the only solution for transferring […]

  • 10 October 2016

    Brandt’s passion for the renewables business was evident before he started his career. In 1999, he decided to do his masters in wind farm development focusing on large-scale wind farms. Then after managing several wind technology servicing units he joined Deutsche Windtechnik in 2004 becoming director of the Management Board in 2007. Established around 15 […]

  • 31 January 2019
  • 30 May 2017

    C-Ventus Offshore Windfarm Services B.V. Installation Support | BoP Inspections, Repair & Maintenance | Decommissioning Above water-line installation services • Rope access • Cable Pull in • Termination & testing • Foundations inspections & repair • Coating inspections & repair • Confined space inspections Subsea installation services • Diving & ROV works • Survey • […]

  • 15 August 2014

    Year: 2012  Type: South Cat 24m  Length (m): 25,10  Classification: DNV-GL 1A1 HSLC R2 WFS1 Cat1  Deck Area (m2): 72  Max. Load (t): 20  Crane: TMP Hydraulic 900XL Engines: 2 x MTU 12V2000 M72  Propulsion: 2 x Rolls-Royce 56A3 Waterjet Fuel Load (l):  10,000 Sleeping Berths: 4 

  • 15 August 2014

    Year: 2013  Type: South Cat 24m  Length (m): 25,10  Classification: DNV-GL 1A1 HSLC R2 WFS1 Cat1 Deck Area (m2): 72  Max. Load (t): 20  Crane: TMP Hydraulic 900XL  Engines: 2 x MTU 12V2000 M72  Propulsion: 2 x Rolls-Royce 56A3 Waterjet Fuel Load (l):  16,000 Sleeping Berths: 4 

  • 30 May 2017
  • 12 May 2016

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  • 10 May 2016

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  • 3 May 2016

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  • 29 April 2016

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