Search results for: Blade Repair

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  • 12 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall has issued a tender seeking a company to carry out wind turbine blade repair for its wind energy projects across Europe. The awarded company will be responsible for work on both offshore and onshore wind projects in the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark and Sweden. According to Vattenfall, the blade repair activities are expected […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel MPI Resolution has started a blade repair and upgrade campaign at the Princess Amalia offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. MPI Offshore, a subsidiary of Van Oord, has won a contract to repair and upgrade all the blades for 29 out of the 60 turbines at the 120MW wind farm. According […]

  • 21 June 2016
    Training & Education

    Altitec, a specialist in blade inspection and repair with a dedicated training arm known as the Altitec Academy, has called for more attention to the skills gap for blade repair and inspection in UK offshore wind industry. A lack of qualified blade repair technicians and an absence of recognised training standards is threatening to undermine both […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Altitec has received a Training System Certificate by DNV GL for its Rotor Blade Repair and Inspection Training course held at the Altitec Academy in London, UK.

  • 5 January 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Colchester-based CWind supplied crew transfer vessels (CTVs) to assist with blade repair operations at E.ON’s Robin Rigg offshore wind farm. CWind deployed a MPC19 vessel and the SWATH Endurance on Robin Rigg. The MPC19 benefits from having a low operating draft, which makes it ideally equipped to operate in the shallow waters at the Robin Rigg […]

  • 21 December 2018
    R&D, Technology

    The Danish Government Scheme for Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP) has awarded DKK 16 million (more than EUR 2 million) to Rope Robotics.

  • 7 September 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Rotos 360, a subsidiary of James Fisher and Sons plc, has completed a GBP 3.5 million offshore wind turbine blade repair contract.

  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    CWind and wind turbine O&M specialist Rotos 360 have joined forces to provide blade repair and maritime logistics services working out of the port of Grimsby in the UK. Rotos 360 is using the Gurit Renuvo UV cured blade repair method on the unnamed project, while CWind is providing two vessels. One of the two CWind vessels used, CWind […]

  • 13 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Rotos 360 and Siemens Gamesa have completed an internal blade repair campaign at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm in the UK. Rotos 360 provided the wind farm with a full turnkey solution, which included labor and vessel supply, full inspection and repairs, as well as a follow-up analysis. The UK-based company, part of James Fisher and […]

  • 15 August 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Composites are complex. Working with them requires knowledge, skills and experience. However, composites are also extremely strong, robust materials used widely in industry and society. It is time for a national turbine blade repair standard to open up the wind market to new, highly-competent competition and drive down offshore costs, argues UK composites expert, Chris […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    M.C. Construction (Cleveland) has completed the fabrication and mobilisation of steelwork for MPI Adventure ahead of the vessel’s upcoming works on the removal, upgrade and re-installation of turbine blades at the London Array offshore wind farm.

  • 22 March 2017

    James Fisher and Sons is acquiring the entire share capital of Rotos 360, a provider of inspection, repair and reconditioning solutions for offshore wind turbine rotor blades.

  • 9 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Alpha Offshore Service is carrying out repair works on some 80 blades of the 44-metre Vestas V90 3MW turbines at the Offshore Windfarm Egmond aan Zee (OWEZ) in the Netherlands, after the company signed a contract with NoordzeeWind, a joint venture between Nuon (Vattenfall) and Shell.

  • 22 March 2011

    CompositesWorld, publisher of High-Performance Composites and Composites Technology magazines, reports that the hotel discount is today…   (compositesworld) [mappress] Source: compositesworld, March 22, 2011  

  • 24 January 2012

    “Wind Operations & Maintenance (O&M) Market – Global Market Size, Share by Component, Competitive Landscape and Key Country Analysis to 2020” is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of the Global Wind O&M market. The research provides an understanding of the technology, key drivers and challenges […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Altitec has completed lightning damage inspection and repairs at the Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm as part of its maintenance work at the site.

  • 13 March 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    WINDEA Offshore, together with its partner WP Systems, has tested the operation of the working platform SYSTEM terra for the repair of rotor blades at a Siemens SWT-3.6 offshore test turbine in the German district of Nordfriesland. The platform, which is used for maintenance and repair of rotor blades, has thus proven its functionality for […]

  • 14 July 2015
    R&D

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is asking offshore wind industry leaders to join a £1 million project aimed at tackling turbine blade leading edge erosion, one of the key operations and maintenance challenges facing the offshore wind sector. The innovation and research body is inviting expressions of interest from industry to be involved in […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Alpha Offshore Service has completed more than 4,000 offshore wind turbine blade inspections so far in 2018, a 56% increase compared to 2017, previously said to be the company’s most productive period.

  • 11 August 2016
    Training & Education

    Maersk Training has launched a new training course for rotorblade technicians, developed in cooperation with 8.2 Aarufield. Stuart Cameron, Managing Director of Maersk Training in Newcastle said: “As a former member of Renewable UK’s RTN training review panel, Maersk Training was heavily involved in development of the RTN Blade Repair and Inspection (BRAI) course. We saw the opportunity to […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Business & Finance

      GBI Research, a leading business intelligence provider, has released its latest research, “Wind Energy Maintenance Market to 2020 – Growth Driven by Increasing Competition between OEMs and ISPs in the Post-Warranty Maintenance Segment”. The report gives an in-depth analysis of the wind energy maintenance market in four global regions, namely Asia Pacific, Europe, North […]

  • 15 August 2016
    R&D

    An uplift in annual energy production (AEP) of between 1.5 and 2% is possible following the repair of moderate blade erosion, according to the first measurement campaign undertaken on an offshore wind farm under Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s blade leading edge programme (BLEEP). The measurement campaign, carried out on behalf of ORE Catapult by the Measurement Services Department […]

  • 22 November 2019
    Training & Education

    The UK’s Port of Blyth has completed the installation of the Vestas V47 turbine at its Bates terminal which will be used for offshore energy training. At the end of October, the Port of Blyth announced that it will install the bespoke wind turbine training facility as part of a GBP 1 million investment in […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Denmark-based Global Wind Service (GWS) has acquired all offshore and blade activities from the bankrupt compatriot Total Wind A/S.

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following the acquisition of offshore and blade activities from the bankrupt compatriot Total Wind A/S, the Danish Global Wind Service (GWS) has integrated more than 150 former Total Wind employees into the company and reinitiated all projects.

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

    Siemens Gamesa has commenced a blade repair and upgrade campaign at the Anholt offshore wind farm, after signing agreements with Ørsted for these works to be carried out on the Danish offshore wind farm and UK’s London Array, both featuring Siemens Gamesa’s 3.6MW wind turbines that have been affected by leading edge erosion.