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  • 21 June 2017

    Standardised working practices, regulations and shared resources for the UK and Netherlands would bring much needed savings and operational excellence in the “small basin” of the Southern North Sea, industry experts were told.

  • 17 March 2017

    Can it reduce the cost of wind turbine operations and maintenance? The United Kingdom is leading in offshore wind. In 2014, four per cent of the UK electricity usage was generated by 22 wind farms. However, offshore wind is more expensive to generate than many alternative renewable sources and a target has been set of achieving a 30-40 per cent reduction in costs by 2023.

  • 9 September 2021
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish energy giant Iberdrola has announced three new offshore wind development projects in Taiwan with a combined potential capacity of approximately six gigawatts. The projects are named Da-Chung Bu Offshore Wind (大中部離岸風電), Guo-Feng Offshore Wind (果豐離岸風電) and Ju-Dao Offshore Wind (菊島離岸風電) and will be located in the county waters of Taichung, Changhua, and Penghu on […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Offshore accommodation and workspace specialist HB Rentals has completed a number of contracts for on-going work in some of Europe’s most prominent wind farm developments. The three contracts, which have a combined value of over £2million, has seen the company successfully provide temporary living quarter complex solutions for operations in the Prinses Amalia Windpark, located […]

  • 7 September 2011

    The POWER (Pushing Offshore Wind Energy Regions) cluster is a 3 year €4,998,942 project which aims to help develop the offshore wind industry in the North Sea region of Europe. It involves 18 partners from six European countries – Germany, the UK, Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden. The POWER Cluster project has recently concluded […]

  • 7 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Following the UK Energy Secretary Amber Rudd’s announcement that the government will hold three Contract for Difference (CfD) auctions before 2020, the first of which will kick off this year, Chris Willow, Senior Associate at BVG Associates, has selected front runners in the race to win the first auction. In terms of projects that could win the auction, […]

  • 28 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Training & Education

    Postgraduate student Nathalie Kolasa who is currently studying for an MSc in Management at the Ashcroft International Business School (AIBS) at Anglia Ruskin University has secured a research project with a difference – she is set to work with the London Array offshore wind farm project. Nathalie approached the London Array project and has successfully […]

  • 3 August 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of July 2020. Blade Crashes Into Apollo’s Gangway Offshore Belgium A blade from one of SeaMade’s wind turbines collided with the gangway on DEME Group’s jack-up Apollo at the beginning of July, after which the gangway detached from the vessel and fell into the […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Recent graduate Katie Musgrave is playing a leading role in a young company’s pioneering scour protection technology thanks to the direct support of her university. Katie became product engineer with Scour Prevention Systems only a month after graduating with distinction from her Masters in Energy Engineering with Environmental Management at the University of East Anglia […]

  • 20 September 2022
    R&D, Vessels

    Netherlands-headquartered Damen Shipyards has revealed it is developing a new vessel class that will be capable of supporting the growing floating offshore wind industry. Damen has cited forecasts which indicate that by 2050 over 200 GW or around 13,500 units of new floating offshore wind turbines will be in operation, and given the size of […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The energy company Eon is in preliminary talks with financial investors so as to discuss the possibility for potential investors to join the company’s offshore wind projects, reported FTD, quoting Mike Angle, CEO of E.ON Climate & Renewables. The new funding would most probably enable the company to tackle even larger projects in the future. […]

  • 30 May 2013

    On Wednesday 29th May 2013, Alicat Workboats Ltd & South Boats IOW Ltd celebrated a double milestone in production with the launch of two new WFSV’s on the same day. On the Isle of Wight, the latest vessel built at the yard for Seacat Services took to the water to begin extensive sea trials, before […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    Located off the coast of North Norfolk in the UK, the 317MW Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm (SSOWF) provides enough energy to power almost 220,000 British homes.  It is jointly owned by Norwegian companies, Statoil and Statkraft.  During Spring 2014, Statkraft, with responsibility for Operation and Maintenance of the SSOWF site, has successfully recruited eight […]

  • 2 March 2010

    IBERDROLA RENOVABLES has created a Offshore Wind Division to develop a major portfolio of offshore wind projects awarded the Company that totals close to 10,000 MW around the world.

  • 22 February 2022
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Polish Ministry of Infrastructure has launched a procedure for granting concessions for three more offshore wind areas after launching the same procedure for three areas on 21 January and for further three on 8 February. The Ministry has invited developers to submit applications within 60 days of the announcement which, for the last three areas, […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    GeoSea is set to acquire the full ownership of A2SEA, owned by DONG Energy and Siemens, after the three companies signed an agreement today, 7 July. 

  • 26 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Keppel Corporation announces another record year. Their net profit grew by 14% to a new high of nearly $1.5 billion. This is the fifth year running that their net profit has surpassed the $1 billion mark. Also for the fifth consecutive year, their Return on Equity has remained above 20%. Economic Value Added has also […]

  • 10 May 2011

      Red7Marine’s newly-acquired offshore support vessel DP Reel has sailed into Great Yarmouth port to mark a milestone moment for the rapidly growing company. The £5m investment means the highly versatile vessel will be available to support work for clients in the renewable energy and oil & gas sectors. It comes less than three years […]

  • 17 January 2013
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The current situation in German offshore wind industry led to a demonstration in Hanover last week, when around 700 workers urged Chancellor Angela Merkel for more support to the industry, Bloomberg reports. Issues on the transmission grid and sharing financial risk have caused delays in several projects, which consequently triggered some employment concerns. Due to […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Technology

    Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc. is enhancing the submarine cable lay software, MakaiLay, and its desktop simulation sister product, MakaiPlan Pro. Specifically, three key features are being integrated into the Power Cable modules for each of these products that are built specifically for power cable installers: 1. Cable Top Angle. MakaiLay now has the option to use […]

  • 14 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    The UK-based First Subsea has secured a contract to provide Platform Mooring Connectors (PMCs) for the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic floating wind project in Portugal. The company will supply nine PMCs, each with a 5500kN minimum breaking load, to the project’s three MHI Vestas V164-8.4MW wind turbines to be installed 20km offshore Viana do Castelo. The PMCs will be used to connect […]

  • 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 […]

  • 31 October 2012

    3sun Group, a leading provider of products and services to the energy industry in the UK and internationally, has announced that it has taken on a record 20 apprentices. It is a major achievement for the company as it continues its efforts to train the workforce of tomorrow. The company is exhibiting at stand 189 […]

  • 18 October 2010
    R&D

    Many developments in China can only be described in superlatives, and wind power is no exception. When I first visited Beijing to attend the ministerial Beijing Renewable Energy Conference (BIREC) in 2005, the city looked very different, and so did the wind energy industry. Back then, China only had around 1,000 MW of installed wind […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Authorities

    Governor McDonnell announced that the Virginia Marine Resources Commission has voted unanimously to approve proposed construction of a 479-foot-tall, five-megawatt wind turbine generator prototype in the lower Chesapeake Bay, three miles off the Eastern Shore town of Cape Charles. The construction of the prototype turbine is scheduled to be completed in late 2013, which would […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Grant programme, Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE), has announced three new grant recipients, all whose projects illustrate the innovation and entrepreneurship thriving in the East of England’s offshore renewable energy sector. Working in collaboration with Cambridge University, Essex-based GreenSpur is developing a new cost effective generator design for the wind turbine market. […]