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  • 22 November 2011

    ABPmer has recently been appointed to lead three studies for Marine Scotland under a Scottish Government Framework contract. Following on from an earlier commission to prepare a Habitats Regulations Appraisal (HRA) for the draft plan for offshore wind energy in Scottish territorial waters, ABPmer have now been commissioned to prepare a similar HRA to support […]

  • 3 November 2011

    Initially planned as a modest information exchange seminar, the Wind Power Conference held in Estonia in the end of October turned into an international wind energy conference. More than 150 people visited the event during the two days dedicated to wind energy in Tallinn. In addition to local participants there were visitors also from Sweden, […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Authorities, Environment

    A river in a holiday area popular with the Royal Family and Prime Minister David Cameron is at the centre of a row over plans for a green…   (Press Association) [mappress] Source: Press Association, October 13, 2011

  • 30 October 2011

    A federal appeals court on Friday overturned the Federal Aviation Administration’s ruling that Cape Wind’s turbines present no danger for lo… By Jay Lindsay (Associated Press) [mappress] Source: Associated Press , October 31, 2011;

  • 6 January 2012

    Gov. Bob McDonnell rolled out his 2012 energy initiatives on Thursday, proposing $500,000 to promote the development of wind power of… (Associated Press) [mappress] Source: Associated Press, January 06, 2012

  • 30 March 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Council of State, a high administrative court in France, has rejected the appeal of several associations opposing the construction of the offshore wind farm off Fécamp, according to the national media. With the appeal filed to the Council of State, the association challenged a decision of the Administrative Court of Appeal of Nantes, which voted in favour of the project in June 2017. 

  • 16 October 2020
    Business & Finance

    UK-headquartered Charles Taylor Marine Technical Services and Denmark-based Survey Association have formed a strategic alliance to provide Marine Warranty Surveyor (MWS) services to the U.S. offshore wind sector. The new alliance highlighted its in-depth marine operations experience brought in by both companies, saying it would enhance the risk management of offshore wind farm construction projects […]

  • 5 August 2013
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator programme is inviting tenders for windfarm engineering R&D services. A significant number of UK offshore wind farms have experienced difficulties associated with the installation and burial of intra-array cables. In 2011, the OWA commissioned a study to develop recommendations for optimised cable installation methodologies showing that optimising the way of […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Sylvia Boer has been appointed as the new director of Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP) and will take up her role on 1 February 2020. She will serve as the linchpin between members of the association for offshore companies, government bodies, and stakeholders. Boer’s appointment is designed to leverage on the major opportunities AYOP sees […]

  • 16 December 2016

    Several industry executives from the wind energy sector in Asia have formed Asia Wind Energy Association (AsiaWEA), which was launched today. AsiaWEA has been established as the leading organisation for the onshore and offshore wind industry in Asia-Pacific.  “Our mission is to establish and promote wind power as the solution to the region’s rapidly growing […]

  • 22 April 2015

    The German Wind Energy Association (BWE), the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the German Engineering Association (VDMA) and Schleswig-Holstein’s network agency Windcomm are once again working closely with HUSUM Wind. Important industry associations and clusters in the German and international wind industry, in addition to having their own stands, are organising various forums and excursions […]

  • 24 May 2011

      ForWind, the Center for Wind Energy Research of the Universities of Oldenburg, Hanover and Bremen, and the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology (IWES) have joined forces to form the “National Wind Energy Research Association”. This was announced today by ForWind Managing Director Dr. Stephan Barth and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Reuter, […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    European Wind Energy Association Chief Executive Officer Thomas Becker is stepping down as the head of the association for personal reasons after two years of service. Following his appointment in December 2012, Mr. Becker outlined his vision for an industry group that placed renewed emphasis on how the wind energy sector could contribute to jobs, […]

  • 28 November 2013

    Last week TNO Maritime & Offshore attended the Korea-The Netherlands Joint Seminar on The Installation of Offshore Wind Energy Farms in Seoul, Korea. After the seminar, which was jointly organized by the Korea Wind Energy Industry Association (KWEIA) and the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands, TNO Maritime & Offshore became a member of […]

  • 8 September 2011

      Those commissioning maritime construction projects will soon be able to assure themselves that their jack-up operators are competent and safe. The International Jack-Up Barge Owners Association (IJUBOA) has published its Code of Practice and set up a scheme to recognise the competence of existing barge masters. The code provides a standard against which companies […]

  • 30 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    SeaRoc Group has won contracts for its Health and Safety services to provide advice and support to players involved in the offshore wind industry in Japan. The company will provide a full day training course to an expected 100 attendees consisting of developers, banks, insurance companies, EPCI contractors and members of industrial associations such as JWPA and […]

  • 3 February 2011
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    Two days before the first-ever EU summit on energy, twenty European companies and associations are calling on EU Heads of State to show the courage and vision to create a single market for electricity by 2015. It comes just a few days before the 25th anniversary of the signing of the Single European Act on […]

  • 13 September 2012

    Chris Charman has been appointed as Chief Executive of IMCA (International Marine Contractors Association) taking over from Hugh Williams who is retiring. He will take up the position on 3 December 2012. IMCA is the international trade association for offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies with about 850 members in over 60 countries all around […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The first three offshore wind projects off the French coast, to be developed by EDF and Enbridge off Saint-Nazaire, Fécamp and Courseulles-sur-mer, have received prefectural orders “authorizing the installation and operation” of wind farms. However, the 450MW project off Courseulles-sur-mer could face an appeal from several associations preparing a legal action opposing the project construction, according to the national media. […]

  • 21 January 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Germany’s leading wind industry associations have urged the German government to issue a tender for 1.5GW of available offshore grid capacity in the first quarter of 2019, and to increase the 2030 and 2035 expansion volumes. The associations, BWE, BWO, Stiftung OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE, VDMA Power Systems, and WAB, said that the Omnibus Energy Act passed in December […]

  • 18 November 2015

    6 Alpha Associates has partnered with Atkins to provide offshore unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk assessment ahead of the geotechnical surveys prior to the construction of three UK offshore wind farms. The two companies will deliver UXO risk management services for the geotechnical ground investigations undertaken at the designated turbine locations, as well as along the export […]

  • 13 July 2016

    Following the publication of OECD’s “The Ocean Economy in 2030” report, which shows that the offshore wind market will see strong growth by 2030, Danish Shipowners’ Association has called for extending sailor tax for wind turbine vessels, so that Denmark can maintain its leading position in the field. The prediction from OECD economists that the number […]

  • 30 November 2015

    GEV Wind Power’s project manager, Daniel Rowcroft, has been appointed onto the executive committee of IRATA (Industrial Rope Access Trade Association). The committee is responsible for the management and guidance of the Association and, with regional advisors established worldwide, come together to provide a forum and focus for local companies to address issues across health […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Atlas Professionals and Roodenberg Staalkabels have joined Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP), the association for offshore companies in the North Sea Canal region. AYOP stated it now has 79 members in the North Sea Canal region focused on the offshore extraction of oil & gas and wind energy. According to AYOP Chairman Ron Davio, services […]

  • 12 April 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The UMass Dartmouth Public Policy Center (PPC) has launched a new project which will monitor the offshore wind industry in the United States and analyze its economic development and workforce implications.

  • 20 March 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Opponents of a wind farm planned to be installed off the coast of Normandy will gather in front of the D-Day Landing Museum in Arromanches, France, on 8 April for demonstration against the project, claiming it will ruin the landscape of the historic site of Normandy landings from WWII, for which a UNESCO World Heritage classification procedure is under way.