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  • 17 July 2014
    Technology

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Topside of the HelWin beta HVDC platform leaving the Netherlands on its way to its installation site in German part of the North Sea.    The topside commenced its voyage in early June, loaded onto the H-542 barge, operated by Heerema Marine Contractors, a sister division of Heerema Fabrication Group, […]

  • 23 February 2017
    Vessels

    Ocean Breeze Energy will replace MV Siem Marlin, the vessel currently in service at the BARD Offshore 1 wind farm, with MV Siddis Mariner in the first quarter of 2017, according to Siem Offshore Contractors (SOC), the owner of the two vessels.

  • 15 June 2012

    Offshore Marine Group, owners of Offshore Marine Management (OMM), has announced that due to the growth and success of its personnel department it has launched a separate company called Main Source Offshore People Ltd (MSOP) with the existing team.  There will be no change to the personnel team or management and MSOP will continue to […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Environment, Technology

    Supported by Vattenfall and Geosea, W3G Marine recently achieved an underwater noise reduction of 25dB in SEL (Sound Exposure Level) and 35dB in peak pressure using its patented HydroNAS™ system. The trial was conducted during the installation of a 5m diameter monopile with no energy restriction, using an S1200 hammer. The result confirms numerical modelling […]

  • 1 August 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fugro saw a 16.6% increase in revenue in the first half of 2018, said to be driven mainly by strong growth in the offshore wind, building and infrastructure and recovering oil & gas markets in the second quarter of the year.

  • 31 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro has secured contracts to conduct surveys at EDF’s Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm in the UK and Ørsted’s Greater Changhua project in Taiwan. Under the deals, Fugro will carry out multiple unexploded ordnance surveys at Neart na Gaoithe and a geotechnical survey at Greater Changhua, according to the company’s latest financial report. Fugro reported a 5.7% increase […]

  • 8 November 2013
    R&D

    The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has awarded a GBP 249,976 federal grant to Maine Marine Composites to analyze the best ways to predict fatigue in the support structures of floating offshore wind turbines. “Maine Marine Composites engineers predict the performance and stress on components in ocean-based systems by analyzing fluid-structure interactions,” […]

  • 16 October 2017

    Marine Energy Event, held on October 11, 2017, as part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) 2017 in Amsterdam, gathered a great number of industry experts who discussed the latest in marine energy with a focus on conditions for commercial success which was also the topic of this year’s event.

  • 5 July 2017
    Technology

    Norfolk Marine’s Tyre Filled Net (TFN) scour prevention system will be installed as scour protection for the foundation of the 5MW Elisa prototype under construction in the Canary Islands.

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Company operating in the offshore energy sector, Red7Marine Offshore, has appointed its first chief executive. Martin Myhill Sisley joins the UK’s leading independent air diving provider as its new specialist vessel, Red7 Alliance, arrived at its Great Yarmouth base. The vessel – part of the company’s £25m investment in equipment this year – sailed into […]

  • 29 June 2012

    Wave energy developer Aquamarine Power was honoured with a major award for innovation on June 27 in recognition of its cutting edge Oyster wave energy technology. The company won first prize in the ‘Product and Innovation’ category at the inaugural RenewableUK Energy Awards which were held in London. Earlier this month, operational testing of Aquamarine […]

  • 20 August 2014

    Briggs Marine’s Diving Division, which launched in April of this year, has recently been awarded accreditation of ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001 by NQA, the UK’s leading assessment, verification and certification body. Alistair Blue, Dive Superintendent said: “Our personnel, equipment and diving plant are already fully compliant with current UK regulations and we are […]

  • 20 April 2015

    Since research into the impact of offshore wind farms on the marine life started more than 15 years ago at Denmark’s Horns Rev 1, there have been several multi-year research and monitoring programmes in Denmark, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. A large part of it funded by the wind farm developers themselves, and governments also […]

  • 23 December 2014

    Resolute Marine Energy CEO Bill Staby has stepped down as the Chairman of the U.S. delegation to IEC TC-114, the committee that, since 2008, has been developing technical specifications and standards for the marine energy industry. He will be replaced by Jonathan Colby who is the Director of Technology Performance at Verdant Power. In his […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Vessels

    Shetland based operator Delta Marine has reported that its vessel Whalsa Lass (Damen 2611 Multicat) demonstrated its versatility during recently completed works on a large wind farm off the coast of Grimsby, UK, for one of the ‘Big 6’ energy contractors. Even though Delta Marine has not named the wind farm or its client, it said the wind farm […]

  • 13 February 2014
    R&D

    Half a year ago, MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) launched an initiative to offer six free slots for invited maritime start-ups. This way the Institute encourages maritime innovation in the Netherlands, said MARIN director Bas Buchner. Out of twenty applicants, six received a symbolic cheque as winners. Each basin testing is worth € 40,000, which […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      RenewableUK, Britain’s largest wind and marine energy association, and The Crown Estate announces the creation of the first ever health and safety awards scheme, to recognise outstanding performance in the renewable energy sector. The initiative will be open to all renewable energy technologies, and is another example of renewable industries working together to take […]

  • 6 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) is collaborating with the University of Strathclyde and the University of Exeter on developing new offshore wind access forecasting methodology expected to enable safer crew transfers.

  • 25 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    The University of Maine announces an exciting addition to the Maine Wind Working Group’s Maine Wind Energy Conference. Learn more about Maine’s opportunity to lead the nation in deepwater offshore wind at the Offshore Wind Track at the Augusta Civic Center on January 25. Speaker topics include the economics of offshore wind, critical path permitting […]

  • 30 May 2010
    Business & Finance

    Last week the Journal Tribune endorsed the four bond issues on Maine’s June 8 ballot. We recommended “Yes” votes on Questions 2-5, proposed… [mappress] Source: journaltribune, May 28, 2010;

  • 4 August 2015
    Vessels

    Atlantic Marine has acquired the 4200 GRT, 81M Atlantic Tonjer (ex Normand Tonjer), which joins the ‘Atlantic’ fleet with immediate effect. The ship will be available for potential charterers’ inspections from the 1st to 20th August in Great Yarmouth port. The vessel is the second in a series of vessels to be offered by Atlantic Marine […]

  • 6 August 2014

    Scotland’s largest marine energy conference has been awarded Scottish Cities Global Excellence status as part of the Commonwealth Games legacy programme. Scottish Renewables’ Marine Conference, Exhibition and Dinner, to be held in Inverness on September 23 and 24, will showcase the world-leading wave and tidal energy technologies and expertise being developed in Scotland’s seas. The […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Due to personal reasons Ulla Kiersgaard has decided to resign from her position as Head of Offshore Personnel  at Nordic Offshore Marine. After a handover period Ulla Kiersgaard will leave the company within the next weeks. Nordic Offshore Marine specialises in providing vessels and equipment for the offshore industry as well as qualified and experienced […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    ABPmer has been contracted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to create a Geographical Information Systems (GIS) tool that generates data to map the distribution of man-made continuous underwater noise in the south marine plan areas. The outputs of the tool will improve the MMO’s understanding of underwater noise. They may also inform marine planning […]

  • 5 May 2011

      Engineers at the Maritime Research Institute in the Netherlands (MARIN) are in the closing stages of testing three different floating wind turbine concepts — a spar, a tension-leg platform and a semi-submersible — for the DeepCwind Consortium, led by the University of Maine. Researchers there claim that it is the first time in the […]

  • 6 April 2015

    There is a lot to write on the role of the Dutch industry concerning the development of offshore wind, both nationally and internationally. However, when it comes to floating wind turbines the list of company names is significantly shorter. With relatively shallow waters it is currently more efficient to install wind turbines on fixed foundations […]