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  • 25 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Germany’s WAB, Greenpeace Energy and H2BX are calling for the special 2 GW offshore wind tender to be implemented quickly and that areas be put out to tender before the end of the year. In a letter to German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Federal Minister of Economics Peter Altmaier, the parties claim that long-term framework […]

  • 21 July 2013

    Diver Dies at Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm (Germany) A British diver was killed while performing underwater work at the Riffgat offshore wind farm, located north of Borkum in the North Sea, between Friday 12 July and Saturday 13 July. The 26-year-old was buried in 20-meter water depth by a concrete mat, Die Welt reports. World’s […]

  • 12 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    On Thursday 19 July 2012, Norfolk-based Fendercare Marine will be hosting a launch event to officially open its Great Yarmouth offshore wind turbine support base. The company’s new facility on the Old Bure Marine site in Cobholm follows on from the success of its first base in Lyness, Orkney and will provide an extensive range […]

  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    In October 2014 the first phase of the pile testing campaign for the Wikinger offshore wind farm project was launched, after the site’s geotechnical investigation on the Baltic Sea had been completed. German engineering and services group Bilfinger was awarded the test pile contract and chose SAL Heavy Lift as subcontractor to transport and install […]

  • 4 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has won a tender for the supply of gearboxes for Eneco’s ten-year-old Princess Amalia offshore wind farm (Prinses Amaliawindpark) that features 60 V80-2.0MW wind turbines delivered by Vestas and maintained by MHI Vestas, which will continue to carry out the regular preventive maintenance for the next five years.

  • 6 April 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    15 Basque companies led by Saitec Offshore Technologies have launched the FLOAT&M project to research and develop new solutions to improve operations & maintenance (O&M) of floating offshore wind farms. The project kicked off in 2021 and was officially launched this week during the WindEurope Bilbao event. The three-year project is financed by the Basque […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Technology

    Alstom has improved the design of its 1 MW tidal stream turbine and now offers the Oceade™ 18 – 1.4 MW: a turbine even more efficient, cost-effective and easy to maintain. With a rotor diameter of 18 metres, the Oceade tidal stream turbine has a nominal power of 1.4MW and three variable pitching blades. It is […]

  • 13 January 2012

    The last major economy in Europe that is not a member of the offshore wind club is due to knock on the clubhouse door this year. France will be joining the club with a huge 3GW enrolment fee. This month, to be precise, 11 January 2012, was the deadline for the tenders to be submitted […]

  • 1 May 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Coda Octopus has developed a new sonar for ROV and AUV operations called Dimension. Based on Echoscope 3D imaging technology and software developed by Coda Octopus, Dimension provides real-time 3D imaging for subsea vehicle applications. Designed for deployment on a wide range of subsea vehicles, Dimension is a true real-time 3D sonar that transforms ROV […]

  • 30 April 2021
    Business & Finance

    With the global installed offshore wind capacity expected to exceed 250 GW by 2030, the combined capital and operational expenditure (capex and opex) for the decade is set to reach USD 810 billion (approx. EUR 670.2 billion), signaling an increasing shift of investments from oil and gas to renewable energy technologies, according to a report […]

  • 5 January 2016

    Giant technology and scaling steps The world’s first close to shore offshore wind farm, Vindeby, built in Denmark in 1991, features 11 semi-standard 450kW Bonus B35/450kW turbines (now Siemens) and is still in operation today. From today’s perspective the look of these tiny three-bladed turbines in shallow water is largely similar with today’s 6 to […]

  • 19 January 2016
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Researchers at the Technical University in Denmark (DTU) are currently involved in testing wind turbine blades at a test hall on Risø Campus to determine why a blade buckles under the constant pressure from the wind and gravity, or why it collapses under the extreme load applied by sudden and powerful gusts of wind. The researchers […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Authorities

    Renewable Energy Foundation (REF) has responded to the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) by writing a letter to Rt Hon Ed Davey, Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, after the news published a few days ago, where DECC was quoted as saying that REF’s figures regarding the future subsidy income for the […]

  • 22 June 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    This year Offshore WIND Magazine will be looking at the offshore wind hub ports. These are ports that have either become newly established as offshore wind ports or existing ports already serving the industry that grown beyond most people’s expectations in the past seven years. These hubs can be either a single port or a group of neighbouring ports able to provide the complete base support for range of services from project pre-construction surveys to wind farm operation and maintenance.

  • 22 December 2022
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Deep Wind Offshore and EDF Renewables, who announced their joint bids in the upcoming tenders in Norway back last year, have enter into agreements with Westcon Yards and the Port of Karmsund to explore cooperation opportunities in floating wind. The Deep Wind Offshore-EDF Renewables partnership is expected to bid for both areas that will be […]

  • 16 September 2022
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Poland’s PGE Baltica, a PGE Group company, has entered the stage of environmental surveys for the Baltica 1 offshore wind farm located approximately 80 kilometres from the Polish Baltic coast. The research will be carried out by a consortium of the Gdynia Maritime University and MEWO S.A., which will also prepare an environmental report and […]

  • 12 October 2022
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) and WavEC, one of the co-managers of the Aguçadoura test site offshore Viana do Castelo, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on deploying MPS modular floating platform technology, PelaFlex, at the Portuguese test site. The news comes shortly after MPS signed a collaboration agreement with RWE which will, inter alia, […]

  • 10 December 2012

    3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the energy industry, has been awarded a three year contract by wind farm operator Scira Offshore Energy. The contract is effective 1 January 2013 for operational services for Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. 3sun Group specialises in delivering a comprehensive range of products and services […]

  • 16 April 2013

    Alstom presents from 15-19th April at the Bilbao Marine Energy Week -the largest European conference on marine energy- its state of the art technological solutions for renewable ocean energy. This event, organized by the EVE (the Basque Energy Agency) will host a series of symposia, seminars and other activities related to marine energy, where Alstom […]

  • 23 August 2012

    World class composite manufacturing firm Hall Spars and Rigging, known in the yachting industry as a leading provider of spars, rigging and complex composite components for the most competitive and successful yachts in the world, is manufacturing the turbine components for the United States’ first commercial, grid-connected tidal energy project. Maine based Ocean Renewable Power […]

  • 21 September 2012

    Windreich AG, initiator of the world’s first offshore project with a punctual start to construction work so far, Global Tech I, is showing that the energy turnaround is already well into its implementation phase and offshore wind energy works with the right partners at Husum WindEnergy 2012. Martin Rahtge, Chair of the Management Board at […]

  • 11 October 2012

    The bulk of the current plans for European offshore wind power are intended for construction in the relatively shallow North Sea. However, many European countries, including Portugal, do not border shallow seas. Their sea beds have steep descending slopes and much greater water depths not suited for current techniques. If a viable technique can be […]

  • 11 July 2013
    Ports & Logistics, R&D

    The New York State Department of State (NYSDOS) yesterday released a comprehensive study on the physical, biological, wildlife and geographic characteristics of the Atlantic Ocean impacting New Yorkers. The results of the New York Offshore Atlantic Ocean Study will lay the groundwork for selecting offshore areas where wind development could be most suitable and appropriate […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Seven years ago Dr Peter Poon made a judgement that renewable energy generation was set to be a big issue for business and society in general. So, he got his company Romax Technology to initiate two new and related areas of R&D (research and development). One concerned the drive-train efficiency of vehicles; the other was […]

  • 16 June 2011
    Technology

      Mammoet, the worldwide leader in heavy lifting and transport, has presented its new PTC super heavy lift cranes. The cranes were designed in-house by the company and will be used for large construction projects (e.g. oil refineries, power stations, offshore) throughout the world. Apart from the key issues of safety and capacity, the design […]

  • 28 June 2022
    Authorities

    The European Union’s Transport, Telecommunications and Energy Council has agreed on raising targets for renewable energy and energy efficiency, and has also endorsed accelerated permitting procedures for renewable energy projects. The Council has, among other things, proposed an an obligation for the Member States to have a cross border pilot project within three years and, […]