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  • 24 June 2014

    At the international OMAE conference in San Francisco in early June, Dutch Offshore expertise was singled out for particular praise. Director Bas Buchner of MARIN was presented with the OMAE Conference Industry Achievement Award “in recognition of significant contributions to the technological advancement of the offshore industry through his leadership in MARIN”. Buchner said: “It’s […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Leading workboat operator Acta Marine is further expanding their fleet with a new multipurpose workboat with Dynamic Positioning and more than 35 tons bollard pull. The vessel, which will be named “Coastal Chariot”, is a sister vessel of Acta Marine’s existing DP-1 unit “Coastal Challenger”. The multipurpose vessel has the following main characteristics: • 35 […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Diving and subsea engineering specialist Red7Marine Offshore has concluded a successful six-month diving campaign at London Array, the world’s largest operating offshore wind farm. Winter weather prevented completion of the work at one of the 175 turbines in the Thames Estuary; the small amount of remaining work will be completed with other work planned for […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Technology

    With a series of scientific dives conducted by its marine biologist, 40SouthEnergy continues to work hard in order to develop its wave technology south of St Mary’s Airport in the Isles of Scilly, as the company announced on its Facebook page. The company says that it is trying to accelerate the development as much as […]

  • 14 January 2014

    Scotland’s ability to meet its renewable energy targets will be significantly boosted by the creation of a new Marine Renewables Test Centre at the University of Dundee. The Centre will become a leading facility for the development, design and testing of marine renewable construction materials and prototype foundations. ‘Scotland is well placed to deliver offshore […]

  • 1 November 2012

    A series of reports on activities in and around English seas are published today by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO). The four new commissioned publications are part of the MMO’s work to identify and fill gaps in knowledge that marine planners, regulators and users currently face. The reports make recommendations on what information is needed […]

  • 27 April 2011

      RWE npower renewables has awarded Tideland Signal, the international specialist in aids to marine navigation, the main contract to supply warning equipment to protect the Gwynt y Môr offshore windfarm against collisions and accidental damage caused by shipping. The services supplied by Tideland under the contract cover everything from design and supply through to […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    TenneT has awarded ten framework agreements for marine warranty surveyor (MWS) services which will support the realisation of several offshore grid connections in Germany and the Netherlands. The marine warranty surveyor has to monitor whether all activities carried out by a contractor are performed according to the agreed procedures and safety margins from an insurance […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Reflex Marine, a company specialized in safe marine transfer solutions to the offshore, marine and renewable industry, launched its newly developed FROG-XT4 on February 12. The company’s clients work in the most demanding conditions and have a duty of care to transfer their personnel safely, to and from, their offshore work places. At times they […]

  • 7 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    French-based company DCNS plans to establish a marine energy subsidiary that would be dedicated to floating offshore wind, tidal and ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) technology.  “DCNS plans to create a subsidiary dedicated to marine energies and is currently focused on concluding investment from new external investors. After closing this process, DCNS will maintain a majority […]

  • 31 October 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    ASCO Marine has completed its involvement in the installation of the first floating wind turbine on the Kincardine wind farm offshore Scotland where the company’s team provided marine coordination from their marine control facility at Steadfast House in Aberdeen.

  • 10 March 2020
    Vessels

    ABB has won a contract to provide the power systems for Shimizu Corporation’s wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV). The self-elevating platform is designed to handle turbines with an individual capacity of 8MW or more, and is said to be the first such vessel to be built in Japan for the local offshore wind market. ABB […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    After securing and successfully completing two major cable projects in the Irish Sea, and a further fault investigation on an Interconnector underway, the joint venture of Osiris Marine Services and Nordic Offshore Marine look to the spot charter market to provide a cost effective solution to subsea cable owners requiring burial, de-burial or repair. On-board […]

  • 21 November 2016

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS), part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been awarded a guard vessel contract for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm, which will run for 18 months during the construction of the 400MW project. “With a threat to offshore wind farms being the unguarded wanderings of private and commercial vessels around […]

  • 30 October 2013
    Technology

    The Switch, a Finnish manufacturer of permanent magnet generators and converters, announced that it entered the marine and shipbuilding sector with the launch of its next-generation drive trains for energy efficient power generation and propulsion of merchant vessels. Combining The Switch’s permanent magnet and frequency converter technology, this opens up all-new opportunities for hybrid propulsion […]

  • 30 May 2012

    WSP has been appointed by RenewableUK to develop a set of guiding principles for undertaking Cumulative Impact Assessments for offshore wind farms in the UK. We tendered for this study as part of a consortium including: ABPmer, Oxford Brookes Impact Assessment Group, ERI and Levett Therivel. The consortium offers extensive experience in offshore wind farm […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Stephen Blaikie has announced that he will retire from his role as CEO at Bibby Marine Services at the end of November.

  • 1 October 2013

    Arklow Marine Services are pleased to announce the successful launch of its third Offshore Wind Farm Service Vessel.  This new 19 metre vessel is the first of a new design which is intended for the upcoming Round 3 offshore sites for the Renewable Offshore Industry in the U.K. The vessel has an overall length of […]

  • 21 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The Acta Orion, the latest addition to Acta Marine’s fleet of Wind Farm Support Vessels (WFSVs), has started its work on the Gemini wind farm project, located in the Dutch part of the North Sea. The main role of the Acta Orion is to provide support during the construction phase of the offshore wind farm. Currently, the Acta Orion is actively […]

  • 2 November 2012
    R&D, Technology

    HRH The Duke of Edinburgh publicly unveiled the £19m facility, which contains the country’s most sophisticated wave tank testing facilities, and a state-of-the-art ship simulator used to train the next generation of mariner at the University of Plymouth. The Duke was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Marine Science by the University, in recognition of […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Able UK has today warmly welcomed Prime Minister David Cameron’s description of its plans for a multi-million Marine Energy Port on the South Bank of the Humber as a ‘very important investment’ and his promise to look at the issue of finalising a decision on the development. Mr Cameron was responding to a question in […]

  • 18 September 2013

    Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) and Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) organised a visit to Denmark for a delegation of Humber companies working in the offshore wind supply chain, writes the Grimsby Telegraph. Around 20 businesses and organisations toured the main production facilities of Siemens Wind Power in Brande. Delegates also visited ‘Energy Metropolis’ Esbjerg, along […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Vessels

    Iceni Marine Services has ordered the fourth South Boats IOW 23m offshore wind crew transfer vessel (CTV) from South Boats IOW and Alicat Workboats. Along with an extended superstructure, the vessel will feature twin MAN V12-1400 main engines coupled Servogear HD295 reduction ‘V’ drive gearboxes driving a Servogear Ecoflow Propulsor system with 1225mm CPP propellers for speeds in […]

  • 28 February 2013

    RenewableUK today welcomed the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between Pentland Firth and Orkney Waters Marine Energy Park and South West Marine Energy Park, which extends from Bristol to Cornwall. The MoU forms a working partnership that will result in increased collaboration and the sharing of innovative ideas between England and Scotland. Each of […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Swedish offshore wind developer and operator Vattenfall has issued a contract notice for provision of marine coordination services offshore several European countries.