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  • 21 May 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    It has been two years since the Government of Ontario announced that it is imposing a cancellation/moratorium on offshore wind, saying that it needed time to perform more scientific studies on the effects of offshore wind turbines on health and environment. This decision affected Trillium Power the most, as the company had plans for four […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Authorities, Environment

    A new 2015 agreement on climate change, that will harness action by all nations, took a further important step forward in Lima following two weeks of negotiations by over 190 countries. Nations concluded by elaborating the elements of the new agreement, scheduled to be agreed in Paris in late 2015, while also agreeing the ground […]

  • 26 October 2015

    During the Offshore Energy 2015 Exhibition and Conference, Offshore WIND met with Theo de Lange, Commercial Manager of Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects. De Lange gave us an overview of company’s activities in the offshore wind, as well as an insight into current market conditions. Hereby, we bring you the first part of an interview […]

  • 20 November 2012
    R&D

    BTM Consult, a premier forecaster and data source for the international wind industry and part of Navigant’s Global Energy Practice, has announced that it has released Offshore Report 2013. The 250+ page Offshore Report 2013 is BTM Consult’s most comprehensive overview of the offshore wind power market to date. The report highlights developments in the […]

  • 8 June 2015

    Grouting or bolting of the connection between monopile and transition piece belong to the past with the introduction of Dutch engineering company KCI’s Double Slip Joint. KCI is completely convinced about this after completing intensive research. The company introduced their new concept at the EWEA OFFSHORE event in Copenhagen last month where it attracted a […]

  • 7 October 2013

    Minimising the impacts of underwater noise from piling activities is an important environmental issue. Foundations for offshore wind farms require piling, either heavy piling for monopiles or piling to a lighter degree for jackets. Up to now the offshore wind industry has used hammers to carry out this work. Dutch engineering company Dieseko Group is […]

  • 4 October 2013

    In recent years more and more heavy lifting crane operations in the offshore industry have been performed by floating vessels. On the one hand, the oil & gas industry is exploring deeper waters where the use of jack-up or fixed platforms are not possible. On the other hand, the offshore wind industry requires cost efficient […]

  • 29 August 2011

    The Board of Directors of Prysmian S.p.A. has approved the consolidated results for the first half of 2011. “The first half of 2011 has confirmed the signs of recovery in demand seen from the second half of last year, resulting in a volume increase for the majority of businesses”, states CEO Valerio Battista. “The half-year […]

  • 23 April 2015

    When NAM/Shell UK decided to invest in a ‘Walk-to-Work’ (WTW) offshore vessel for use with unmanned gas platforms, they requested Royal Niestern Sander (RNS) to make the preliminary design. The challenge was to design and build a stable platform for the transfer of personnel and equipment, to efficiently support the gas production platforms in the […]

  • 1 September 2021

    Written by Javier Lanfranchi – Senior Sales Area Manager at Faccin Wind Energy in the US The US government has announced in March this year its plan to install 30 gigawatts—to power 10 million homes—of offshore wind capacity in US waters by 2030, creating in the process thousands of jobs for manufacturing first, and then installing, […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    A reduction in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 40% below the 1990 level, an EU-wide binding target for renewable energy of at least 27%, renewed ambitions for energy efficiency policies, a new governance system and a set of new indicators to ensure a competitive and secure energy system. These are the pillars of the new […]

  • 14 September 2015

    With a reserved maximum of €18bn for offshore wind development the Dutch Government’s ‘Energie Akkoord’ outlines the instructions and deadlines for the future of this industry in the Netherlands. In the same agreement it states that a cost reduction of 40% should be achieved. Included in this is Operation & Maintenance (O&M) which takes up […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 November 2021
    Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    North Star Renewables, VARD, and Alicat have held steel cutting ceremonies to mark the start of construction of three service operation vessels (SOVs) and the associated daughter craft bound for the Dogger Bank Wind Farm offshore the UK. The hybrid-powered vessel fleet is specifically designed to support the UK’s growing offshore wind market and will […]

  • 25 November 2011
    Authorities

    Ministers of the governments of Ireland, the UK, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, the Isle of Man, Jersey and Guernsey today called on the European Union to give its full backing to the development of the massive ocean energy resources that exist in these regions. The governments gave their support to a Member State Position Paper […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 April 2011

      LM Wind Power Group showed significant resilience in the light of continuing difficult global market conditions with revenue of EUR 727.5 million, 6.4% lower than previous year. Profit margin of EUR 125.1 million is 9% lower than EUR 137.4 million achieved in 2009. LM Wind Power’s revenues for the 12 months to 31 December […]

  • 13 August 2012

    This is key to a responsible realisation of the Energiewende” says Lex Hartman, Director Corporate Development of TSO TenneT. “After all, the German ambition implies building one turbine every day.” The recent Atomausstieg and the subsequent Energiewende brought about a revolution in the German offshore wind sector. Over the next ten years, 13GW of offshore […]

  • 28 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Operating and financial overview: *On track to deliver full year earnings growth in 2011, despite commodity price volatility, challenging economic environment and higher UK upstream gas and oil tax rates *shift in profits from the downstream to the upstream *UK residential energy operating profit* halved from the exceptional levels recorded in 2010 *progress in challenging […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd (MHI) and Siemens AG have joined forces and provided a proposal for the French multinational conglomerate, Alstom. Pursuant to this, MHI and Siemens propose several transactions in order to preserve Alstom’s current perimeter in almost all its activities, enhance its industrial sustainability, strengthen its position as a diversified global player 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 […]

  • 27 May 2016

    While the European wind energy association (EWEA) welcomes the landmark agreement achieved at the United Nations Paris Climate Summit – known as COP21 – whereby countries will aim to cut greenhouse gas emissions to a level that will restrict the global average temperature to a rise ‘well below’ a 2°C threshold, the new EWEA Chief […]

  • 7 September 2015

    Certainly there have been huge advances in offshore wind’s safety record, as it emerges from being somewhat of a ‘klondike’ industry in the early days. But there is still room for improvement, Martin Kjaer Mogensen, DONG Energy’s Senior Manager HSE, Centre of Excellence Wind Power, comments as he reflects on DONG Energy’s own Health and […]

  • 10 January 2012

      Progress is lagging behind the Crown Estate’s intended timescales for Round 3 of the UK’s offshore wind programme. Why is this so and what can be done to put Round 3 projects back on track? The UK is currently the world leader in the generation of offshore wind energy thanks to the first two […]

  • 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 […]