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  • 12 June 2014

    The Dutch maritime technology company Micanti has designed a 100% environmentally friendly antifouling foil. Its working is based on small fibers, which make it very unattractive for organisms to attach to the hull of a ship. The innovative nature of this invention and the successful launch of it within the global professional shipping industry has […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    DNV GL Group has appointed Tor Svensen as Group Executive Vice President (EVP). Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen will succeed Tor Svensen as Chief Executive Officer of its Maritime business area. Both will report to the incoming Group President & CEO Remi Eriksen, starting 1 August 2015. Since 2013, Ørbeck-Nilssen has served as COO and Senior Vice President […]

  • 3 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Energia Group is implementing a EUR 3 billion investment program in Ireland’s renewable energy sector, which will include the offshore wind market. In addition to offshore wind, the Positive Energy program will include investments for onshore wind, solar power, hydrogen fuel, bio-energy and smart grids. The five-year program is expected to create 200 new jobs across Energia […]

  • 4 May 2015

    It was only 4 years ago at Seawork International 2011 that a completely new class of offshore wind farm vessels was defined when a new vessel, 26 metres long with a 10 metres beam, was named Marineco Shamal and handed over to the owner Marineco. So began the class of 26. As this article is […]

  • 28 July 2011

    Community councillors in Dunbar have been updated on the progress of a proposed £1.2 billion offshore wind farm in the outer Forth estuary. Mainstream Renewable Power plans to start construction on the Neart na Gaoithe (Gaelic for ‘strength of the wind’) wind farm about 30 kilometres north of Torness by 2015. having been granted exclusive […]

  • 1 February 2012

    PolycreteUSA President, Bruce Anderson participated in the launch of the Advanced Energy Economy of Virginia, an industry driven association dedicated to develop and grow Advanced Energy Industries throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia. AEE Virginia’s strategy is to create a partnership between those who have a vested interest in advanced energy technologies and those who can […]

  • 10 December 2013
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power is undertaking planned survey work on the Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Farm site from Thursday December 12th 2013 (earliest) for approximately 26 days. The work relates to the site of the proposed 450MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm which is located in the outer Forth Estuary approximately 15 km to […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    As previously announced, the Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Limited has begun the seabed Cone Penetration Tests (CPTs) at the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site. The company will carry out a total of 110 CPTs with multi-purpose vessel Fugro Commander over the period of 26 days, starting 12th December 2013. With a capacity […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 December 2013

    Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Limited will be carrying out 110 seabed Cone Penetration Tests (CPTs) at the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site, the KIS-ORCA announced on its website. The tests will commence between the 7th and 10th December 2013, and will be completed approximately within 26 days, weather permitting. The Neart na […]

  • 12 October 2011

    The new Danish centre-left coalition government has increased targets on wind capacity. Wind power is set to represent 50 percent of the total power consumption in Denmark in 2020. Denmark is already close to meeting its EU 2020 target of 31% electricity from renewables as the Danish pioneers reached a total installed capacity of 3,8 […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) has announced the formation of a new offshore wind special interest group which aims at establishing the East of England as a centre of excellence for offshore wind in the UK. The new SIG will be under the chairmanship of Graham Hacon of 3sun and is expected to work collaboratively with industry […]

  • 4 November 2015

    Following the news about fire breaking out on one of the WFSVs at the Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm, Offshore WIND communicated with both the German Maritime Search and Rescue Association (DGzRS), which received the distress call, and Turbine Transfers, the vessel’s operator.  Turbine Transfers contacted Offshore WIND to report that there had not been a […]

  • 11 August 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Mainstream Renewable Power has recently started its detailed geotechnical and geophysical survey of the proposed Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site. The survey work commenced on August 4th 2014 and will continue until approximately September 30th 2014. The planned wind farm site is located in the outer Forth Estuary approximately 15km to the east […]

  • 21 September 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Denmark’s Fiberline Composites has set up a joint venture with the Japanese carbon fibre manufacturer Mitsubishi Rayon to provide wind turbine makers with carbon fibre components which will enable them to produce longer and more efficient wind turbine blades. Fiberline Composites is a manufacturer of carbon fibre components for advanced wind turbine blades. Mitsubishi Rayon, part of […]

  • 27 February 2012

      Europe’s premier wind energy event, EWEA 2012, takes place in the capital of Denmark – the world champion of wind energy – during the country’s Presidency of the European Union. Danish Prime Minister, and Chair of the EU’s rotating Presidency, Helle Thorning Schmidt, will attend the opening session, as will Crown Prince Frederik. Danish […]

  • 17 August 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Danske Commodities has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for the Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK. Under the agreement, Danske Commodities will be responsible for the trading and balancing of 480 MW of the project’s 3.6 GW capacity. “The Dogger Bank PPA is a great addition to our long-term portfolio and […]

  • 18 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    SSE Renewables and RWE are asking North Essex communities for their feedback on the proposed North Falls offshore wind farm in the North Sea as part of the second round of consultations that are currently underway. North Falls, a 50/50 joint venture between SSE Renewables and RWE, is a proposed extension to the existing 504 […]

  • 15 August 2012

    The Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) South West hosted a visit from ICE President Richard Coackley in Cornwall on 6th and 7th August. The President’s trip included a visit to the Wave Hub Project, an offshore electrical infrastructure system off the North Coast of Cornwall. The aim of the facility is to support the development […]

  • 4 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Rhenus Offshore Logistics started adopting a sustainable approach this month with fixed prices for cargo runs to wind parks out at sea. Customers can now arrange supply and disposal services for their platforms and ships from Emden and Cuxhaven – at any time of day or night. “We handled at least a dozen of these trips to […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board and Management of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) announces several new appointments as part of ongoing efforts to put in place a strong leadership team to continually reinforce the Group’s growth strategy. Mr Michael Chia, 59, has been appointed Managing Director (Marine) of Keppel O&M and will oversee Keppel O&M’s Marine […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Authorities, Environment

    Neart na Gaoithe, the €2.1 billion offshore wind project located 30 km north of Torness will face an environmental challenge in a Scottish court this week. According to an assessment by the Scottish authorities the 450-megawatt Neart na Gaoithe along with three other wind energy project are projected to kill about 1,200 puffins and 1,100 gannets a […]

  • 11 April 2012

    The European wind power industry’s contribution to EU economic growth will increase almost threefold over the decade by 2020. More than half a million people will be working for the wind power industry in Europe by 2020. The sector has been proven to be a powerful motor against economic slowdown in Europe. This will be […]

  • 12 May 2014

    For three days in June (Tues 10 – Thurs 12), Southampton UK will play host to the world’s commercial marine professionals, attracted by the Seawork exhibition, which offers a unique combination of three exhibition halls, free-to-attend conference sessions, a Quayside alive with demonstrations, a fleet of over 50 innovative workboats and new product launches from […]

  • 24 July 2017

    Rhenus Offshore Logistics B.V. took over the overall logistics concept for personnel and materials for a corrosion protection campaign at two platforms – Buitengaats and ZeeEnergie – at the Gemini offshore wind farm, where the company worked together with Vroon Offshore Services.

  • 24 January 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Ocean AS and Teekay Offshore Partners have entered into an agreement to develop a new vessel design for the offshore wind market. John B. Andersen, VP Business Development in Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, a Fred. Olsen Ocean company, will lead this new initiative and the corresponding team. “We are very excited to work with […]