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  • 30 December 2011

    The two figures of “100 million” and “10 million” are extremely meaningful to each Chinese people. By the end of October, the total installed capacity of China Guodian Corporation surpassed 100 million kilowatts, among which wind power 10 million kilowatts, the symbolic WTG is located at Jiangsu Rudong Offshore (Intertidal) 150,000 kilowatts Large-Scale Demonstration Wind […]

  • 10 May 2016
    R&D, Vessels

    Wind Farm Support Vessels (WFSVs) have increased in size in the last twelve months following the changes to the UK and German codes and regulations which allowed the vessels to be longer than 24-metre load line and to carry more than 12 technicians, and the trend is set to continue, according to Ed Dudson, Technical Director at […]

  • 14 January 2019

    Offshore Wind Magazine interviews Brent Wanner, the International Energy Agency’s lead of power generation analysis in the World Energy Outlook team, to find out more about what its global comprehensive analysis, which extends beyond the memberships, is revealing about the future development of offshore wind. Brent Wanner has been with the IEA focused on power […]

  • 22 January 2017
    Vessels

    In 2017, Bibby Line Group will reach another milestone in its 209-year history when it takes delivery of the Bibby WaveMaster 1 – a vessel designed specifically for operations & maintenance (O&M) and construction support activities for Round 3 wind farms. And even in the ‘worst-case scenario’ in terms of the numbers of offshore wind […]

  • 11 April 2012

    LM Wind Power is the largest and most well-known blade manufacturer in the world but its origins are perhaps surprising. In an exclusive interview with Offshore WIND Peter Hansen, Senior Project Manager LM Wind Power, Technical Account, outlines the development of the offshore blade and the journey that took the company from making mobile fish […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 October 2011

      Wind turbines operating in Spain show important seasonal behavior. Total electricity generated by wind power was more than 42,702 GWh. The promotion of renewable energies has been a stable national policy for several years. All political parties have similar policies regarding support of renewable energies. The main tools within this policy at a national […]

  • 5 October 2015

    The concept of using vessels as hotels, or floatels, accommodation vessels, or recently, SOVs, or whatever name you give them, has been available in the market for a while. With some of the current and more future projects being built further at sea in harsher sea states this concept is now gaining ‘ground’. Not only […]

  • 30 May 2017
  • 8 January 2019

    Markets Outlook: Belgian Offshore Platform Offshore wind energy in Belgium Today, 6 projects, C-Power, Belwind, Northwind, Nobelwind, Rentel and Norther, representing 1,556 MW, are fully operational and meet the electricity needs of about 1.5 million homes. The projects Northwester II (219 MW) and SeaMade (487 MW) are currently being constructed and will be commissioned in […]

  • 30 May 2017

    C-Ventus Offshore Windfarm Services B.V. Installation Support | BoP Inspections, Repair & Maintenance | Decommissioning Above water-line installation services • Rope access • Cable Pull in • Termination & testing • Foundations inspections & repair • Coating inspections & repair • Confined space inspections Subsea installation services • Diving & ROV works • Survey • […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Grid Connection

    TenneT, the European electricity transmission system operator, fully commissioned converter station HelWin 1. The company made the announcement on Friday. HelWin 1 is a 576 MW converter station that will transport electricity produced by two 288 MW wind farms, Nordsee Ost and Meerwind Ost/Sud, to the grid. Made by Siemens, HelWin 1 is connected to […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Jiangsu Longyuan Zhenhua Marine Engineering has ordered an offshore wind installation platform with a lifting capacity of 2,500 tonnes from ZPMC. 

  • 20 May 2018

    The nacelle of the damaged Adwen M5000 (AD 5-116) wind turbine will be replaced on the Alpha Ventus, Germany’s first offshore wind farm, with preparatory work scheduled to begin soon, the wind farm’s operator said.

  • 30 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Huadong Engineering Corporation, which plans to set up a 1.1GW wind farm off China’s Jiangsu Province, has contracted DNV GL to support feasibility studies for the project’s HVDC offshore substation, first of its kind in China.

  • 3 July 2020

    Are you looking for talent within the Offshore Wind network? Publish your vacancy on the OffshoreWIND.biz job section for finding qualified personnel in the maritime, offshore and energy sector worldwide. This job section is provided by the Offshore WIND section of Navingo Career; the leading job portal for finding qualified personnel in the maritime, offshore […]

  • 8 June 2017

    Offshore Energy  The Offshore Energy Platform focusses on the energy transition and innovative solutions in the maritime and offshore energy industry. With a team of editors, content developers and sales & marketing professionals Offshore Energy brings the industry daily news, in-depth stories, networking events and conferences. The platform reach over thousands professionals daily and gives […]

  • 30 May 2017

    GustoMSC The offshore wind turbine installation market has matured significantly over the last decade. As an industry we need to face the bottleneck of ensuring to have sufficient and capable installation equipment in time in order to meet the installation demands of the next generation turbines. This requires the designers and equipment suppliers to keep […]

  • 17 September 2008

    Offshore WIND delivers expert coverage of the industry sectors that matter most to you and your business. This includes news and updates on wind farms, projects, markets, vessels, equipment, turbines, research, contractors and the authorities dominating these markets. From breaking news, technological advances to project activities, OffshoreWIND.biz experienced and well-respected team of editors, columnists and correspondents […]

  • 7 January 2010

    A fresh start of a new decade with Offshore Wind, a new magazine entirely dedicated to offshore wind energy. The offshore wind industry is growing fast and it is about time this young and dynamic sector gets its own ‘platform’ for independent information and discussion. In this issue:

  • 30 May 2017

    Oceanwide Wind Energy  We recruit and employ technical staff for various projects in the (offshore) wind energy sector. The job positions we recruit for include technical, operational and management level positions. Maritime  We recruit and employ qualified maritime crew for a wide range of vessel types such as towage, merchant shipping, dredging and several types of offshore (support) vessels. Our services focus on temporary […]

  • 19 February 2020

    German Offshore Wind Energy Foundation KEY ACTIVITIES Advice and consulting for policy-makers The foundation supports various political institutions and stakeholders in expanding and promoting the use of offshore wind energy in Germany and Europe. It provides information, advice, and consulting to energy policy committees and works with other industry representatives to develop position papers on […]

  • 30 May 2017

    Braveheart Marine B.V. By deploying fast, high performance vessels for this purpose, they are able to operate very competitively. The vessels are equipped to gather data at a speed of no less than 20 knots, with a maximum wave height of 3.50 metres. Special depth measurements are done allowing clients to effectively manage working processes […]

  • 2 January 2020

    ShipSupport.com Purchasing parts made easy: saving time and money Operating costs for major vessels, such as cable-lay vessels and jack-ups as well as equipment like boulder clearance tools or trenchers, are a major part of projects costs. Increasing the operational performance and maintaining production is crucial for a positive end result. Fast and first time […]

  • 30 May 2017

    Mukran Port More than 210 wind turbines, 280 jacket piles, 70 jacket foundations, 60 transition pieces and 76 km subsea cables have been transshipped via Mukran Port since 2014. During construction of the wind farms “EnBW Baltic II”, “Wikinger”, and “Arkona”, the port contributed with its infrastructure and extensive know-how to more than 1000 MW […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Industry Contribution

    ArcelorMittal Energy Projects Efficient & cost-effective solutions As every project is unique, we work closely with developers, EPCI contractors and Fabricators to tailor our Offshore Wind products and solutions to the specific needs and requirements of our customers. Our thorough understanding of the industry standards ensures that our high yield structural steel conforms to stringent […]