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  • 2 September 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    After the 1.2 GW floating wind project, proposed to be built by Hexicon and Avapa Energy in the Strait of Sicily, was published for public consultation, Hexicon revealed it had applied for maritime concessions for five floating offshore wind farms in Italy through the joint venture with Avapa. The joint venture applied for a 30-year concession […]

  • 19 March 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Aquamarine Power today published operational information gathered during months of testing their Oyster 800 wave machine at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney. The academic analysis examines data generated by the Oyster 800 machine last year – which includes operating during major storms with waves reaching eight metres – and verifies that the […]

  • 25 June 2015
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Gemini offshore wind farm has agreed a contract to become the first commercial users of Windnova, a new project management software, designed specifically for the offshore wind sector. The web-based software, developed by Windnova S.L, monitors and controls activities associated with the development and operation of offshore wind farms. The development team at Windnova claims […]

  • 21 June 2017

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the University of Bristol have formed the Wind Blade Research Hub (WBRH), a five-year research partnership worth GBP 2.3 million and dedicated to building more efficient offshore wind turbine blades that harness more energy from the wind.

  • 28 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Danish shipping company World Marine Offshore has been contracted by Iberdrola Renovables Offshore Deutschland to provide crew transfer vessels (CTVs) during O&M for the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in Germany. Iberdola Renovables Offshore Deutschland GmbH is developing Wikinger in the German Baltic Sea. The wind farm is located in water depths around 30-40m and […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Five marine energy developers will benefit from £7.9 million funding to further develop testing of new wave and tidal prototypes in the seas around Scotland, Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced. The second round of WATERS (Wave & Tidal Energy: Research, Development & Demonstration Support) funding is to enable Scottish developers and supply chain […]

  • 29 March 2021

    Jack-up vessels are in high demand in China’s surging offshore wind market and OHT’s fleet of semi-submersible heavy transportation vessels is working on delivering them to this construction hot spot. This includes the transportation of DEME Offshore’s Apollo from Rotterdam and the transportation of two additional liftboats and a jack-up barge from Abu Dhabi in […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Norway’s OHT has signed a contract with China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) in Jiangsu, China, for the construction of a 48,000 dwt semi-submersible offshore wind farm foundation installation vessel, with options to extend the program with up to three vessels.

  • 14 May 2013

    With the UK’s lead in developing wave and tidal energy solutions, and Scotland’s exceptional levels of activity, it is not surprising that All-Energy 2013 (Aberdeen, 22-23 May), the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, looks seriously at this developing sector of the renewables industry. Nearly 210 exhibiting companies, of the total of 580, have […]

  • 4 February 2020