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  • 19 December 2013
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Vroon Offshore Services BV has announced that VOS Satisfaction, a DP1/4PM subsea‑support vessel, is to work on TenneT’s HelWin 2 project. The vessel will be employed on the second phase of the marine Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) survey program . Read more about second phase of TenneT’s UXO survey HERE. [mappress] Press release, December 19, 2013; […]

  • 17 December 2013
    R&D

    As result of the Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) threat identified from successful route survey for Tennet Offshore Gmbh, MMT will perform stage II in the marine UXO survey program for the HelWin 2 project. The magnetometer targets and side scan sonar targets that were picked from geophysical survey (stage 1), require further investigation. The purposes of […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    In just over two months Ballast Nedam Offshore has transported and installed 39 monopiles for the offshore wind farm Baltic 2. This was achieved despite the occurrence of two of the worst storms in a decade in October and November. Among the monopiles installed, were the largest monopiles used in offshore wind energy so far […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Training & Education

    275 delegates enjoyed a full day of speed dating meetings yesterday, Wednesday, at the 2 day OWIB Business2Business and conference event in Esbjerg. The delegates from all over Europe were efficiently, and apparently effortlessly, guided through the pre booked sessions, each lasting 15 minutes, by the Offshoreenergy.dk team. The day ended with the OWIB Networking […]

  • 2 December 2013

    AVEVA is showcasing its AVEVA Bocad products-purpose designed, powerful and flexible tools for the efficient, accurate 3D design of a wide range of projects in the offshore sector, whether wind platform, jacket, monopole, tripod or tripiles at this year’s Offshore Wind International B2B Event (OWIB).  The event will be held on 11th and 12th December […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has decided to build the offshore wind farms Gode Wind 1 and 2 in the German part of the North Sea. The construction will represent a total investment of approximately EUR 2.2 billion [DKK 16.4 billion]. Gode Wind 1 (330 MW) and 2 (252 MW) will consist of 97 turbines from Siemens Wind […]

  • 11 November 2013
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Fukushima’s experimental offshore floating wind farm project started operating today. The installation of 2MW downwind-type floating wind turbine, 66kV floating power substation, extra-high voltage subsea cable and a dynamic cable at the testing area (1st phase) have been successfully completed. Subsequently, the experimental study of 2MW floating wind turbine and 66kV floating power substation commenced today. […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Authorities

    Energy Secretary Edward Davey  reaffirmed the government’s commitment to the renewable energy sector, as further investment of £2.5m in offshore wind innovation projects was announced at Renewable UK conference in Birmingham. Edward Davey said:  “The renewable energy sector supports 35,000 green jobs and the sector is crucial to green growth and energy security.  “A mix of […]

  • 31 October 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT) today announced that the Company has received a $2.6 million contract from Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding Co., Ltd. (MES) to provide the final design and supply of key components of a PowerBuoy system intended for deployment off the coast of Japan to demonstrate its utility application in local sea conditions. […]

  • 30 October 2013

    Reportstack has announced a new market report on European Offshore Wind Industry, 2013 – H2 Installations Set to Outpace H1. The offshore wind industry is growing rapidly in European countries, and more than 90% of global installed offshore wind capacity is located in European waters. In 2012, Europe’s offshore wind capacity amounted to almost 5 […]

  • 30 October 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Renewable energy developer Current2Current Ltd has confirmed that their prototype recently started with producing electricity in the North Sea enabling the company to move ever closer to securing its future as a renewable energy production company. Generating electricity from ocean currents and tides, the TEC (tidal energy converter) is a working prototype using the kinetic […]

  • 18 October 2013

    The video shows the highlights from the second day of the Offshore Energy 2013 event held in Amsterdam on 16 October. Offshore Energy is the fastest growing gathering of offshore industry professionals. The two-day event includes an exhibition where an expected 500 supply chain companies will showcase their products and services. Offshore Energy is expected […]

  • 8 October 2013

    A new rescue helicopter was commissioned into service for the Baltic 2 offshore wind project yesterday (October 7) at the airport in Güttin (Vorpommern-Rügen district). The Eurocopter BK 117 helicopter is specially equipped for rescue operations at sea. The network operator 50 Hertz and the wind turbine manufacturer EnBW are covering the hiring costs for […]

  • 12 September 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Having gotten off to a flying start, the SeaGen 2.0MW test programme at The National Renewable Energy Centre, Narec continues to prove its success. Siemens-owned MCT delivered the prototype powertrain and all associated equipment to the Narec facility in June 2013. Since that time, a large variety of tests have been conducted to rigorously test […]

  • 11 September 2013
    Authorities

    The Netherlands signed a National Energy Agreement for sustainable economic growth on Friday, which among other relevant energy issues, also sets a target to raise the country’s offshore wind capacity to 4,450 MW by 2023.  A part of the Agreement regarding increasing the country’s renewable energy generation shows that the Dutch want to add 3,450 […]

  • 8 September 2013

    UK: SHI’s 7 MW Wind Turbine Jacket on Its Way to Installation Site (VIDEO)  Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) offshore wind turbine jacket began its journey toward Energy Park Fife in Methil this weekend. First AREVA Wind Turbines on Their Way to Global Tech I Site (Germany)  The jack-up platform Thor, owned by HOCHTIEF Solutions, is […]

  • 16 August 2013
    R&D

    Despite demonstrating a slowed growth rate, China will continue to be the largest wind power market in 2020, as it attempts to reduce its carbon footprint while increasing electricity production in rural areas, says research and consulting firm GlobalData. According to the company’s latest report, China has doubled its cumulative wind capacity every year between […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    K2 Management is now in a stronger position to supply its support, knowledge and experience to the wind industry in Taiwan and the surrounding region, with the official opening of the company’s office in Taiwan in July 2013. The local Government has set the goal to install 1000 wind turbines by 2030, divided into 600 […]

  • 30 July 2013

    “The first wind turbines are standing,” said Klaus Horstick, Managing Director of Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH & Co. KG, thus marking a major milestone in 200MW Borkum West 2 offshore wind farm development. The installation of the first wind turbine, out of a total of 40, was completed over the weekend by the jack-up MPI […]

  • 10 July 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) has established a £2.8 million public-private initiative to support SMEs in the North East of England to move into the rapidly developing offshore wind and marine renewable energy supply chain. The Renewable Energy Technology Accelerator (RETA) project will launch with three new collaborations, involving companies developing innovative technologies to […]

  • 12 June 2013

    Today at the RenewableUK Offshore Wind exhibition in Manchester, A2SEA announced that the company had just installed turbine no. 1,000 in its 12 year history. Turbine no. 1,000 was installed by SEA JACK at the Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm in the Irish Sea. ”It is a huge achievement for our company and we […]

  • 11 June 2013

    Atkins has secured a contract with DONG Energy Wind Power worth £2million to extend one of their existing wind farms. The Walney Offshore Wind Farm consists of 102 turbines, each with a capacity of 3.6MW, making it one of the biggest of its kind in the world. The extension, which was awarded in 2010, will […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Cammell Laird shipyard is waiting to win profitable wind farm construction contracts this autumn, which would triple its workforce and raise turnover to half a billion pounds a year, Liverpool Daily Post writes. Contracts for the UK Round 3 wind farms will be announced by the end of this year and total investment in these […]

  • 19 April 2013

    4C Offshore has completed a 55 page forecast of foundation demand to 2023 for the main European Markets of the UK, Germany, Denmark, France, Belgium and Netherlands. Contents include an overview of market development in each country (targets, planning, incentives, strengths and weaknesses) plus credible scenarios of likely future development. Where undecided, estimates of foundation […]

  • 16 April 2013

    The latest statistical data released by BTM of Denmark shows that, as of the end of 2012, China Longyuan Power continued to be the world’s second largest wind power operator with the installed capacity of 10,544MW, further narrowing the gap with the top wind power operator in the world. Iberdrola Renovables from Spain ranked first […]

  • 16 April 2013
    Contracts & Tenders

    On the occasion of the Thetis International Convention on Marine Renewable Energy in Brest, France on 10 and 11 April, Nass&Wind Offshore announced its intention to respond to the second call for tenders for offshore wind farms, which was recently published. “To do this,” said Olivier Schwebel, CEO of Nass&Wind Offshore, “we have the experience […]