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  • 18 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Atkins has been appointed by Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc to act as an engineer for its Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon project in Wales, UK, the first renewable energy scheme of its type in the world. Under the contract, Atkins will provide specialist design and engineering support acting on behalf of the client, including producing outline […]

  • 15 May 2013
    Environment

    Tidal Lagoon Power Limited is considering Colwyn Bay for tidal energy development. This UK company is already planning a tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay. Mark Shorrock, chief executive of Tidal Lagoon Power Limited said for the Daily Post: “It is one of several sites we are considering for a second lagoon project after Swansea Bay.” […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Navitus Bay developers are proposing to compensate losses that local marine businesses might incur due to the construction of the offshore wind farm. Campaigners fighting the project claim that this is a signal that the developers are acknowledging the project’s negative impacts on tourism, the BBC writes. Also, some of the opponents said that the […]

  • 27 August 2014
    R&D, Training & Education

    A survey vessel deployed at the Navitus Bay offshore wind site to examine the seabed has helped the Portland Coastguard carry out its rescue exercise. Horizon Geosciences is performing site investigation works on behalf of Navitus Bay Development Limited, using its Horizon GeoBay DP 2 vessel. On August 16, the coastguard contacted the vessel to […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Following a submission to the UK Government’s Planning Inspectorate by local councils, which have argued that Navitus Bay’s turbine mitigation option should be considered as a separate development application, the Inspectorate has decided to deny that request and to continue with examining the “Plan B” for Navitus Bay as an additional option.  Navitus Bay Development Limited (NBDL), a […]

  • 14 July 2015
    R&D

    SmartBay Ltd has published a video to provide a snap shot of the installation of a subsea power and data cable at the Galway Bay Cabled Ocean Energy Testbed & Observatory. Featuring interviews with representatives from marine science organisations, the video highlights the significance of the SFI funded cable to Ireland’s marine infrastructure. The Marine Institute […]

  • 12 May 2014

    Over 600 local people packed a meeting held on Saturday, to hear about and give their views on the proposed Navitus Bay offshore wind farm development. Chaired by the Council’s Chief Executive Tony Williams, the meeting lasted almost three hours. Residents heard the case both for and against the Wind Farm from a selection of […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Navitus Bay has reached an agreement with The Crown Estate to hand back the remaining, unused parts of the original wind farm development zone. This means that the parts of the seabed in the zone that have not been used for the application submitted to the Planning Inspectorate for consent will no longer be under […]

  • 15 June 2015

    JBA Consulting, an environmental engineering company, is backing Tidal Lagoon Power in the development of Swansea Bay tidal lagoon project. The company is supporting the project in the preparation of evidence for the discharge of the environmental DCO and Marine Licence conditions. They are also advising the Chinese Harbour Engineering Company (CHEC) on the implementation […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    AWJ Marine issued a notice on construction progress at Gwynt y Môr on August 5, according to which there are only 8 monopiles left to install at the offshore wind project. The following is a summary on construction progress issued by AWJ: Wind Farm Construction Status Progress with construction is illustrated in a map here, and […]

  • 7 October 2013

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Plc is getting right behind Swansea Bay’s bid to become the UK City of Culture in 2017. “Swansea has a proud history, amazing people and strong cultural traditions all of its own. We would love to see that showcased to the world during the 2017 Year of Culture at the same […]

  • 11 April 2018
    Environment

    Massachusetts-based offshore wind developer Bay State Wind plans to provide more than USD 2 million in grants for research and programs to protect New England’s fisheries and whale populations.

  • 19 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Navitus Bay developers have decided not to challenge the decision of the Department for Energy and Climate Change to refuse consent for the offshore wind farm. “We would like to thank the communities on the South Coast and all our stakeholders for their engagement throughout the project. We would also like to extend a thank you to […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Opponents of the Navitus Bay offshore wind project claim that the project’s developers have given “incomplete, unclear and even misleading information” about the offshore wind farm during the consultation, The Telegraph writes. An application for Navitus Bay, a joint development of Eneco Wind UK Ltd (Eneco) and EDF Energy Renewables, was submitted last week. However, […]

  • 26 November 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Opponents of the Navitus Bay offshore wind farm have welcomed the decision from RWE to terminate the Atlantic Array offshore wind farm off the Devon coast. Namely, this has poured hope into Navitus Bay campaigners that the project against which they are fighting will also be stopped. “Hopefully the good news from Devon will also […]

  • 4 November 2015
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Bay State Wind has revealed plans to build and operate an offshore wind training center in New Bedford in Massachusetts, US.

  • 1 September 2015

    ABS Group Ltd. has been named as the ‘Preferred Supplier’ for a multi-year project certification contract by Navitus Bay Development Ltd. for the proposed Navitus Bay Wind Park project in the United Kingdom. Located off the Dorset and Hampshire coasts of England and west of the Isle of Wight, the offshore wind park could help […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The Marine Institute in collaboration with SEAI, the Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre (UCC) and SmartBay Ireland Ltd have been awarded consent from the Department of Environment, Community and Local Government to install a subsea fibre optic cable form the shore in Spiddal Co. Galway to an underwater hub that will link to the existing […]

  • 15 March 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Bay State Wind, a proposed 400-800MW offshore wind project off Massachusetts, has been designated as a covered project under Title 41 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (FAST-41).

  • 1 March 2013
    Technology

    Cobscook Bay Tidal Energy Project is the first phase of the Ocean Renewable Power Company’s (ORPC) Maine Tidal Energy Project, and the first commercial, grid-connected ocean energy project in the United States. In 2012, following FERC approval, ORPC began the Maine Tidal Energy Project by installing a commercial TidGen™ Power System in Cobscook Bay. Check […]

  • 21 January 2014
    Technology

    Designs for an iconic offshore visitor, operations and maintenance building have been finalised, providing an educational, cultural and leisure base for local people and the 100,000 visitors expected to want to come and see Swansea Bay Tidal Lagoon each year once it is up and running in 2018. The 3,500 m2 landmark building has been […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    TLT has advised Tidal Lagoon Power on the grant of a Power Purchase option to clean energy supplier, Good Energy. Tidal Lagoon Power is responsible for the world’s largest tidal energy project of any kind, which is being planned for Swansea Bay. It intends to start generating electricity in 2018. Good Energy has taken an […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Businesses have overwhelmingly backed plans to create the world’s first man-made tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay. Every business that took part in a survey by Swansea Bay Business Club said it supported the plans, and that the lagoon would be a positive development for the area. Even companies that did not believe the lagoon would […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    The U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) ships, small boats, and hydrographic services contractors have their sailing orders to survey more than 2,000 square nautical miles in U.S. coastal waters this year, collecting data that will strengthen the foundation of the nation’s environmental intelligence. Most of the vessels are sailing to their initial project […]

  • 10 February 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Principle Power’s WindFloat Pacific (WFP) floating wind project cleared its first major hurdle last week by getting approval from the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), and by that automatically gained more attention from the public and media. One of the raised questions is the final use of the renewable energy produced by the […]