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  • 31 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Darlington-based subsea specialist Modus is developing an approach to enable autonomous underwater vehicles (AUVs) to remain at offshore wind farm sites without a support vessel.

  • 28 October 2013

    Energy sector services company CLS Offshore is stepping up its ambition to move into the emerging offshore wind market in China. Last week, the Great Yarmouth-based company hosted a delegation of leading Chinese business leaders touring the UK and it plans to continue building bridges between the countries with the help of UK Trade and […]

  • 16 April 2012

    “This is the place to be for renewable energy and green growth”, Helle Thorning-Schmidt, Prime Minister of Denmark, said in Copenhagen this morning at the opening of the European Wind Energy Association’s Annual Event. And with 25,000 jobs in the Danish wind sector, which provides 60 billion in Danish Kroner in exports per year, she’s […]

  • 15 January 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power, the global renewable energy company that is proposing to develop the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm off the coast of Fife, has submitted a planning application to East Lothian Council for the onshore works required to connect the wind farm to the National Grid. The planning application follows a period of […]

  • 6 October 2011
    Authorities

      The Dutch and Danish governments have boosted their efforts to meet EU environmental targets for 2020 this week by setting new national goals for reducing emissions and replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy sources. Maxime Verhagen, Dutch minister for economic affairs, agriculture and innovation, announced yesterday that the government will cut red tape to […]

  • 29 July 2013

    Energy sector services company CLS Offshore has unveiled a bold new vision which will mean employing twice as many staff and doubling turnover to around £40m over the next two years. Three board members have been appointed to help steer a new strategy for the Great Yarmouth-based company which will build on its Southern North […]

  • 13 August 2012

    In a few weeks‘ time the international wind industry will be converging on Husum for the HUSUM WindEnergy 2012 Trade Fair. From 18th to 22nd September, 1200 exhibitors and 36,000 visi-tors from more than 90 countries will ensure that this North Frisian town becomes the central hub of the wind industry, and the trade fair […]

  • 5 January 2012

    The keel-laying of the multipurpose deck cargo vessel, built for Oy Gaiamare Ab, was held at STX Turku Shipyard on Wednesday 4 January 2012. The NB 1379 is 105.4 metres long and 18.8 metres wide. The environmentally friendly vessel is to be delivered to the client in spring 2012 will provide work for about 300 […]

  • 16 February 2011
    Technology

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has today signed a contract with Båtservice Mandal AS (Norway) for the construction of four new crew boats. The vessels are custom designed to transport service technicians to and from offshore wind turbines. The catamaran hull has special features to limit the vessel motions in open sea to ensure safe transfer of […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The European Commission is preparing to review the guidelines for state aid in the energy sector. Even though the Commission’s proposals will probably only be unveiled after the German Bundestag election on 22 September, the Greens have already obtained a draft version of the new rules. This draft text has been pre-decided by the EU […]

  • 8 December 2014

    November 2014 was a “big month” for wind power in Scotland, new figures published today reveal.  The figures come as ministers from almost 200 countries gather in Lima, Peru for the second and final week of the UN climate talks, which is aiming to make progress on the draft of a new global deal on […]

  • 16 June 2015
    Vessels

    Seacat Services is showcasing its first vessel capable of carrying up to 24 industrial personnel at this year’s Seawork. Seacat Courageous, a 26m high speed catamaran launched in February this year, will be the first of the Seacat Services fleet to benefit from the ability to carry more than 12 persons on board who are […]

  • 14 February 2012

    Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting products and services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewables industry, announces the successful launch of the Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Brave Tern, the first wind farm installation vessel of its size to be built in the region. With a transport weight of 12,200 […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Statoil today announced changes in corporate structure and top management team. The company has appointed new chief financial officer (CFO), and launched business area for New Energy Solutions (NES). Three new executive vice presidents (EVPs) are appointed as members of the corporate executive committee (CEC). CFO Torgrim Reitan is appointed EVP for Development & Production USA (DPUSA) […]

  • 7 August 2014
    Authorities

    North Sea supply vessels and support ships could be detained in port if they are found to be failing to comply with a new maritime law which today (Thur 7 Aug) comes in to effect in the UK, a legal expert has warned. The Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) is an international agreement which safeguards the […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Training & Education

    A concerted campaign across the East of England to generate the skills needed for the region’s future energy sector is beginning to bear fruit. Demand for skilled workers is rising dramatically with the new projects and development for the extended life of the Southern North Sea gas industry, the prospect of a new nuclear power […]

  • 12 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    RenewableUK and The Crown Estate have published a report highlighting a “once in a generation” chance to attract major companies to the UK to build factories to supply the fast-growing offshore wind energy sector. However, the study warns that unless the UK seizes this unprecedented opportunity, the manufacturing advantage will be lost to its European […]

  • 4 September 2014

    Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm celebrates its first year with high production. Year has gone by since Her Majesty Queen Margrethe II and the Prince Consort inaugurated Anholt Offshore Wind Farm on a very calm day in September last year in the presence of the Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt. Since then, the wind turbines […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    The Scottish Government and Scottish Enterprise are in discussions with all relevant parties in the BiFab case, with the Government looking to save the company and hundreds of jobs at BiFab facilities in Scotland.

  • 6 April 2015

    There is a lot to write on the role of the Dutch industry concerning the development of offshore wind, both nationally and internationally. However, when it comes to floating wind turbines the list of company names is significantly shorter. With relatively shallow waters it is currently more efficient to install wind turbines on fixed foundations […]

  • 16 January 2012

    “Oceanology International is a unique event; there is nowhere else where such a broad range of providers of technologies and users of technologies and the applications of technology come together,” says the event’s Conference Chairman, Ralph Rayner, Professorial Research Fellow, London School of Economics; and Sector Director, Energy and Environment for the BMT Group. “It […]

  • 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 […]

  • 29 April 2016

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  • 8 June 2017

    Markets Outlook The year of 2019 saw the launch of two reports with utmost importance for offshore wind and the future expansion of what is set to be the most important energy technology in Europe. First off, the IEA Special report on offshore, which was launched in November in Copenhagen predicted offshore wind to be […]