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  • 21 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    DEME Group has integrated the activities of its subsidiaries GeoSea, Tideway, A2Sea and EverSea into one business. DEME Offshore will combine renewable energy and oil & gas activities, as well as other offshore related activities. Hugo Bouvy is the Managing Director of the new business, with Bart De Poorter assuming the role of General Manager […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The USA energy giant, GE, will combine its onshore wind activities into the renewable energy joint venture with Alstom.  “It has been decided to combine the assets of GE and Alstom in the renewable energy sector into a single group, reporting directly to [GE] CEO Jeff Immelt,” said Mark Hutchinson, in charge of the merger. […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    South Korean company Samsung Heavy Industries has denied recent reports that it is halting its offshore wind activities. Spokesperson said: “It is not true that we are pulling back from the offshore wind industry. “We will keep working to secure a high performance prototype and focus on developing new technology. We have made rapid progress […]

  • 2 August 2013

    A newly extended pier in Orkney is currently host to more tidal energy technologies than at any other single site in the world. Five tidal energy developers – OpenHydro, Alstom Hydro, Scotrenewables Tidal Power, ANDRITZ Hydro Hammerfest and Voith Hydro – have all used the new facilities in recent weeks, with four devices currently on […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    After the Gemini foundations, substations, and cables were installed this year, the work on the Dutch offshore wind project will continue early next year. The last of 150 foundations at the Gemini offshore wind farm was installed on 17 October. In February 2016, Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus and Swire Blue Ocean’s Pacific Osprey, which worked on the […]

  • 18 January 2011

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy (ASX: CWE) is pleased to provide an update on the latest activities in relation to its commercial scale CETO wave unit test program. The in-ocean testing of the commercial scale CETO unit’s buoyant actuator (BA) has been successfully completed at the Australian Marine Complex south of Perth, Western Australia. […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy has today agreed to divest its shareholding in the Swedish onshore wind farm Storrun and Thursday last week the company divested its shareholding in the Norwegian onshore development company Zephyr. This marks the divestment of DONG Energy’s last onshore wind activities. As regards the 30MW onshore wind farm Storrun in Sweden, which has […]

  • 24 July 2013

    During the quarter Carnegie Wave Energy Limited focused on progressing its Perth Wave Energy Project (the Perth Project) including the transition from the design phase into the procurement phase ahead of construction beginning next quarter. Highlights from the quarter: Commitments placed with suppliers for 9 out of 10 key elements of the Perth Project Carnegie […]

  • 27 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    As part of the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) program, Carbon Trust has issued a tender seeking companies interested in undertaking a study to provide a reference document for active fender systems.

  • 21 February 2012
    R&D

    London Offshore Consultants (LOC), one of the world’s leading independent marine and offshore industry consultancy firms, is set to expand its activities and office network in Asia Pacific, it announced today. LOC provides a range of specialist consultancy services on planning, design and execution of high value, complex marine and energy based operations through to […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Work on E.ON’s Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm is well underway, according to data from KIS-ORCA.  Inter-array cables are being installed by the ‘Atlantic Carrier’, while 0Fugro Saltire’ is working on cable burial. ‘Stemat Spirit’ has also joined the project for cable installation and will stay on site for approximately 20 days, weather depending. She is conducting around-the-clock operations […]

  • 13 September 2016

    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will host a Virginia Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force meeting on 22 September in Virginia Beach to discuss the current status of activities offshore Virginia. The meeting will start at 10:00 a.m. and end around 3:45 p.m. with participation during the meeting limited to Task Force members only. A public question and […]

  • 16 August 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Eight out of 49 MHI Vestas 8.3MW wind turbines have so far been installed on Vattenfall’s Horns Rev 3 wind farm in the Danish North Sea.

  • 24 April 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine number three and foundation number five are being installed on the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, with the northern cable installation also ongoing, Vattenfall, the owner and developer of the wind farm said.

  • 5 May 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has restricted night piling activities at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. The decision follows a number of complaints from East Riding residents about the vibration and noise coming from monopile piling activities at the wind farm located offshore Withernsea. Last month, MMO met with the Westermost Rough wind farm […]

  • 28 August 2015
    Environment

    The 664MW Beatrice offshore wind project site is crawling with activity. According to Kingfisher Fortnightly Bulletin, two companies are conducting surveys in the Outer Moray Firth. Brown and May Marine Ltd has been contracted by SSE to conduct marine survey operations that include larval sampling at 25 locations. Around the same time this last year, […]

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has reached agreement on the acquisition of the activities of Ballast Nedam Offshore. The acquisition consists of the assets of Ballast Nedam Offshore, the dedicated EPCI staff (Engineering, Procurement, Contracting and Installation), heavy lift installation vessel Svanen and the Westermeerwind project (144 MW). The activities will be integrated into Van Oord’s Offshore Wind Projects business unit. The acquisition will […]

  • 9 July 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    The Crown Estate plans to undertake negotiations with Wave Hub (representing The Secretary of state for Business Innovation and Skills) in relation to the potential variation of its existing lease of a test and demonstration site off the North Cornwall coast. In a notice published on its official website, The Crown Estate further states: The […]

  • 23 June 2011
    Environment

    It is often assumed that offshore wind farms have a negative impact on marine animal populations but researchers from Denmark and the Netherlands have found that, in some cases, wind farms can act as a haven for certain species. The researchers, from Wageningen University and Research in the Netherlands and Aarhus University in Denmark, monitored […]

  • 8 August 2013

    A report on key marine activities has been published on August 6 by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The Strategic Scoping Report (SSR) identifies natural resources and activities – both recreational and industrial – in the UK’s marine area, and will inform marine plans that are being developed to shape the future of England’s seas. […]

  • 1 November 2012

    A series of reports on activities in and around English seas are published today by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The four new commissioned publications are part of the MMO’s work to identify and fill gaps in knowledge that marine planners, regulators and users currently face. The reports make recommendations on what information is needed […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The Taiwanese government’s award of grid connection capacity to a total of over 3.8GW of offshore wind projects on 30 April will have a positive impact on other offshore wind markets in Asia, according to a partner at the law firm Hogan Lovells. 

  • 1 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Dong Energy’s EBITDA amounted to DKK 6.3 billion (EUR 844 million) in the first quarter of 2014, which is a large increase compared with DKK 4.6 billion (EUR 616 million) in the same period last year, mainly due to the company’s wind business. Dong Energy released its results for Q1 today, saying that it had […]

  • 27 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. (TSX-Venture: NKW) wishes to confirm that the Company’s management is unaware of any material change in the Company’s operations that would account for the recent increase in market activity. NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. is a British Columbia-based renewable energy company with offices in Vancouver, Masset and Skidegate. Located on […]

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa reported a 12% year-on-year increase in revenue in the first nine months of the 2019 fiscal year, to EUR 7,283 million, driven by record activity in offshore wind. Siemens Gamesa also saw a 23% rise in revenue year-on-year in the third quarter, amounting to EUR 2,632 million, said to be driven by strong performance in all […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    French energy company, Areva, was hit by the loss of EUR 373 million from discontinued renewables activities. It comes as a result of provisions for losses at completion on wind, including offshore, and solar contracts. Chief Executive Officer Luc Oursel said: “The group continues to restructure its operations in renewable energies by entering into partnerships […]