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  • 15 February 2018
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The National Centers for Coastal Ocean Science (NCCOS) has completed seafloor mapping in the New York Wind Energy Area, a proposed offshore wind site near Long Island in the US.

  • 22 May 2012

    SeaPlan and COMPASS hosted a presentation and discussion, led by scientists, resource managers, and ocean users who explored some of the latest developments in tradeoff analysis for coastal resource management. After introducing a science-based approach used in a just-completed pilot study off Massachusetts, the discussion considered how an ecosystem services approach can help managers and […]

  • 30 January 2014

      Perth-based company, Bombora Wavepower, is developing a technology to harness energy of relatively small ocean waves, writes the Science Network. The power system uses a large membrane to convert wave energy by circulating air into electricity. As a wave passes over the system it moves air around the circuit and drives it through the […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Grid Connection

    OceanWind, based in the Netherlands, has been awarded a long term contract to supply Prysmian Powerlink SRL with storage of energy cables and additional preparation services. At its cable facilities in Velsen Noord, The Netherlands OceanWind will execute the cable handling and provide cable handling equipment. The cables will be stored at one of OceanWind’s […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Aqualis Offshore Holding ASA (New Aqualis Group) has been successfully listed on Oslo Børs stock exchange with the commencement of trading in AQUA shares today. The New Aqualis Group consists of three business units with largely similar service offerings and business models; Aqualis Offshore Ltd and its subsidiaries, Tristein AS and Offshore Wind Consultants Ltd. Targeting the […]

  • 13 January 2015

    Rémi Gruet has been appointed CEO of Ocean Energy Europe – the trade association for ocean renewable energy. Gruet joined Ocean Energy Europe as Policy & Operations Director last year and succeeds Dr Sian George, who was appointed to oversee the reinvention of the association as Ocean Energy Europe in 2012. Gruet will be tasked […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Environment

    Deepwater Wind CEO Jeffrey Grybowski will be giving the keynote address at the upcoming international symposium on marine spatial planning (MSP) that will be hosted at the University of Rhode Island Graduate School of Oceanography in Narragansett on October 6. The five wind turbines Deepwater Wind is just beginning to install off the Block Island […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The U.S. Energy Department, in coordination with the U.S. Navy, yesterday announced funding for two companies that will continue to advance marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technology as a viable source for America’s clean energy future. Ocean Energy USA and Northwest Energy Innovations will test their innovative wave energy conversion (WEC) devices for one year in new […]

  • 4 April 2014

    The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center hosted a public meeting regarding the potential offshore wind development off the Virginia’s coast last night, reports the Associated Press. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) sponsored this meeting, which focused on environmental impact of a 12MW wind energy project located around 20 miles offshore. Namely, Dominion […]

  • 27 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc., a leading wave energy technology company, today announced the appointment of Timothy Stiven as Managing Director of Ocean Power Technologies Limited, the Company’s UK-based wholly-owned subsidiary, effective March 1, 2012. He succeeds Angus Norman, who is stepping down from his role as Chief Executive of OPT Ltd for personal reasons. Mr. […]

  • 26 May 2014

    Last week, the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) held a public meeting at the Hatfield Marine Science Center Visitor Center regarding the Pacific Marine Energy Center, a new ocean testing facility. NNMREC, which is a partnership between Oregon State University (OSU) and the University of Washington (UW), is working on a Pacific Marine […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    A group of researchers from the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) and Cornell University are investigating how the proposed offshore wind farms off Ocean City, Maryland, could affect the travels of marine mammals in the area. Every three months, a crew of scientists and assistants rides a boat out into the Atlantic Ocean off Ocean City […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Training & Education

    Officials from the Government of Bermuda, Dr. the Hon. E. Grant Gibbons J.P., M.P., Minister of Education and Economic Development and the Hon. Jeanne Atherden, JP, MP, Minister for Health, Seniors and the Environment, recently received the final report from the University of California (Santa Barbara) (UCSB) entitled “Offshore Wind Energy in the Context of Multiple […]

  • 19 April 2012

    Oceanteam Shipping ASA announced that its new OTS 1250t modular carousel systems has completed its trials and is mobilized for Visser & Smit Marine Contractors (VSMC) in The Netherlands for a minimum of 200 days onboard Solstad Offshore ASA’s CSV Normand Flower for Offshore Renewables Operations in the Southern North Sea. The new patented OTS […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Environment

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) has joined the recently launched World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) as its newest member. WOC brings together industries such as shipping, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, renewable energy (wind, wave, tidal), ports, dredging, cables, as well as the maritime legal, financial and insurance communities, and others to address ocean sustainable […]

  • 29 September 2011

      IT Power has been awarded a contract by the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO), as part of its China Prosperity Strategic Programme, to establish co-operation between the UK and China on Ocean Energy. Working with the Sustainable Energy Research Group (SERG) at the University of Southampton and Chinese partners including the China National […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Esbjerg-headquartered MacArtney Underwater Technology Group has acquired the majority holding in Denmark-based ASME A/S, a manufacturer of offshore and renewable energy system solutions. ASME’s 125 strong staff design and manufacture complete systems to the marine offshore, ocean science and renewable energy markets. ASME has specialised in PLC and PC based active heave compensated solutions, launch and […]

  • 9 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Board and Management of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M) announces that Mr Chow Yew Yuen (周耀源) has been appointed Managing Director of Keppel O&M with effect from 1 June 2011, reporting directly to Mr Tong Chong Heong, CEO of Keppel O&M. Mr Chow will be based in Singapore. He will assist […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    On 23 April, University of Limerick (UL) launched a EUR 2 million Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV), delivered by Forum Energy Technologies and fine-tuned by researches from UL’s Centre for Robotics and Intelligence Systems. The ROV will be used for inspection, repair and maintenance of underwater parts of offshore renewable energy structures. 

  • 16 September 2011
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Indiana University Bloomington Professors Rebecca J. Barthelmie and Sara C. Pryor, along with colleagues from six institutions and companies in the U.S. and Europe, have been awarded $700,000 by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to study Lake Erie wind resources and to perform a detailed evaluation of remote sensing technologies for wind resource estimation. […]

  • 20 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The recent International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) in Halifax, Canada provided members of the EU-funded MERIKA project with the opportunity to form new partnerships with researchers and institutions on the other side of the Atlantic. MERIKA, run by the University of the Highlands and the Islands (UHI) in the north of Scotland, aims to […]

  • 3 April 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse and Congressmen Jim Langevin and David Cicilline have announced over $1.6 million in federal funding from the National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) for the Rhode Island Sea Grant Program. Rhode Island Sea Grant will use the funds to continue work on the state’s Shellfish Management Plan. In […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced that it will be part of a AUD 1.3 million (EUR 0.91 million) national study undertaken by Australia’s premier science agency, the CSIRO, to develop a wave energy atlas and improve the assessment of wave energy extraction on the marine environment. The Australian Government’s independent funding agency […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Carole Barbeau has been announced as the new President and CEO of GL Garrad Hassan North America, with immediate effect. Mrs. Barbeau brings extensive experience of the renewable energy industry and will be responsible for managing the activities of the renewable energy consultancy on the North American continent, working from the Canadian office in Montreal. […]

  • 11 October 2013

    Offshore Energy Research Association (OERA) announced that the OERA Student Research Travel Program has provided four Nova Scotia students the opportunity to travel to the USA, Canada and Ireland to conduct their thesis research in the fields of marine renewable energy and offshore geosciences. The September 2013 Student Research Travel Program award recipients are:  Matthew […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Authorities

    Chinese government plans to install three test energy parks offshore its coast by 2016, according to China Daily. The government plans to develop a 300-kilowatt wave farm in Zhuhai, Guangdong province and a tidal farm with the capacity of 1 megawatt or more in  Zhoushan, Zhejiang province. The third project will be in Weihai, Shandong […]