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  • 14 May 2012

    All-Energy, the UK’s largest exhibition and conference dedicated to renewable energy being held in Aberdeen on Wednesday 23- Thursday 24 May, is just over a week away. Not surprisingly in a city – The Energy City – where offshore interests (oil, gas and fishing) are so important, marine renewables in the form of offshore wind, […]

  • 25 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    IBERDROLA is one of the Spanish industrial groups that has best managed the effects of the current economic crisis. This reflects a strategy initiated just over a decade ago focused on international growth, with 54% of Ebitda originating outside Spain in the first quarter of this year, and also on core businesses of generation, networks […]

  • 9 April 2012

    Diving support is an essential activity in the offshore wind industry. From initial survey work, through installation work and on to yearly inspections, repair and maintenance programs (IRM) there are an abundance of tasks that can only be conducted by diving operations. Over the years this has led to highly specialised and experienced teams and […]

  • 19 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      A boat with suspension, a giant robotic arm and a vessel resembling a seahorse are just three of the innovative concepts shortlisted by the Carbon Trust as part of a competition to solve the problem of transferring engineers and equipment safely on to wind turbines as far as 300km offshore in wave heights up […]

  • 16 January 2012

    “Oceanology International is a unique event; there is nowhere else where such a broad range of providers of technologies and users of technologies and the applications of technology come together,” says the event’s Conference Chairman, Ralph Rayner, Professorial Research Fellow, London School of Economics; and Sector Director, Energy and Environment for the BMT Group. “It […]

  • 11 May 2012

    Centrica has published an interim management statement. “Overall, Centrica is trading in line with expectations, with the benefit of higher wholesale gas and power prices upstream broadly offsetting the impact of mild weather in the first quarter on the downstream business. We are beginning to see a contribution from our recent acquisitions, in both UK […]

  • 9 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Ballast Nedam has performed well, certainly considering the bleak market conditions, increasing competition and price pressure. This situation will persist in the coming years. The operating profit achieved of € 19 million was in line with the forecast issued in March last year of between € 15 million and € 20 million. The profit for […]

  • 21 June 2013

    Corrosion to many people is the mysterious manifestation that those in the maritime industry all have to deal with at some point or other. It is often misunderstood and because it appears at first sight – in theory at least – a somewhat simple to explain electro-chemical action its understanding and methods of dealing with […]

  • 11 February 2014

    The offshore wind energy industry is growing and several European ports have prepared, or are preparing, to provide the necessary logistics and storage services and facilities related to different construction & installation, O&M, and production phases of this industry. The wind farms are getting larger and moving into deeper waters further offshore resulting in bigger […]

  • 25 May 2010
    Environment

    With the aim of promoting the sound development of China’s offshore wind industry, Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA), Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Shanghai International Exhibition Co., Ltd (SIEC), a subsidiary of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Shanghai Sub-council once again join forces to build Asia’s first professional platform focused […]

  • 23 May 2013

    The European Marine Energy Centre – the world’s first and only test centre for wave and tidal energy devices – celebrates its tenth anniversary this month, with the pioneering Orkney based facility planning a host of events to mark its milestone year. The centre, which started off with just four wave test berths at Billia […]

  • 28 March 2012

    Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (Goldwind) announced its annual results for the year ended 31 December 2011 (the “reporting period”). In 2011, volatility in the domestic and global economies presented great challenges for China’s wind power industry. During the reporting period, to the Group generated revenues of RMB12,755.97 million and net profits of […]

  • 8 October 2012

    On 27 September, Offshore WIND was present, along with other press and 250 industry representatives, at the official inauguration of the Large Climate Test Chamber which forms part of the Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab), strategically located in a warehouse on the Churchill Dock in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. This public testing and […]

  • 27 February 2011

    The wind energy market is experiencing rapid growth worldwide and has doubled in size every 3 years for the past 30 years. It is expected to have generated 331 TWh in 2010 alone, amounting to 1.6% of global energy consumption. This expansion requires new manufacturing plant including facilities for large composite blades. Applied Market Information […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Canadian energy company Northland Power has agreed to buy the NaiKun offshore wind farm project from compatriot NaiKun Wind Energy Group. The NaiKun offshore wind farm is located in the Hecate Strait between Haida Gwaii and Prince Rupert on the British Columbia mainland. The project is in the early stages of development. Upon successful completion […]

  • 26 February 2020
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Canadian energy company Northland Power may cancel the Deutsche Bucht Demonstrator Project in the German North Sea after encountering technical issues during the installation of the two mono bucket foundations. The installation of the two turbines utilizing mono bucket foundations was paused in the fourth quarter of 2019 following the identification of the technical issues. […]

  • 24 June 2011
    R&D

    A growing number of global wind resource assessments have demonstrated that the world’s technical potential for wind power exceeds current global electricity production. The theoretical potential for wind, as estimated by the global annual flux, has been estimated at 6,000 EJ/yr (Rogner et al., 2000). The global technical potential for wind energy, meanwhile, is not […]

  • 14 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canadia firm Northland Power has reported a net profit of CAD 109.7 million for the first half of 2015 comparing to the net loss of CAD 63.3 million last year. Gros profit was up 3%, reaching CAD 244.4 million. “After an extremely busy first quarter, our second quarter activity focused on continued execution of our […]

  • 8 February 2019

    Offshore WIND, part of Navingo BV, has released its 2019 business guide for the offshore wind industry. The 8th edition of the Offshore WIND International Business Guide features 70 full company profiles, with 141 companies joining us online. This year’s publication – issued in 3,000 copies – also contains six market outlooks. While the companies […]

  • 22 September 2015
    R&D

    FORCE reported that it expects to continue with its offshore operations until mid-October, including barge anchoring, cable recovery, and test mooring trials, at locations including the Parrsboro wharf, West Bay, and the FORCE site in the Minas Passage. This exercise is related to the FAST underwater monitoring platforms, supporting the ongoing work to better understand the […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Canadian offshore wind energy developer, Beothuk Energy, has discussed benefits of wind energy projects proposed off the western Newfoundland coast. In a report on the socioeconomic impacts, published by the company, the proposed wind energy project in St. George’s Bay would also include manufacturing of substructures as well as the operation and servicing of the […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Canadian energy company Enbridge has joined the Rampion offshore wind project by acquiring a 24.9 percent interest, becoming one of the three shareholders in Rampion Offshore Wind Limited. E.ON will remain the controlling shareholder at 50.1 percent, with the UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) continuing to hold a 25 percent interest. E.ON and Enbridge […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Canadian offshore wind developer Trillium Power has filed a spoliation motion with the Ontario Superior Court, scheduled to be heard by a Master of the Court on June 18th, the company’s CEO John Kourtoff confirmed to Offshore WIND. The latest legal action, added to their $500 million legal action, claims Ontario government officials have intentionally […]

  • 31 May 2017
    Vessels

    Canadian floating accommodation provider Bridgemans Services Group (BSG) has entered an agreement to provide full-service floatel accommodations and CTV boat landing services for MHI Vestas in Belgium.

  • 4 December 2014

    FORCE (Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy) is inviting fishers to a meeting to offer an update on the tidal energy project. FORCE is proposing a safety zone in the Minas Passage around the recently installed underwater power cables. The zone would help protect people, cables and fishing gear from harm. The attendees will have […]