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  • 31 January 2013

    Lamprell had its naming ceremony for the Windcarrier 2 project on 19 January 2013, with various members of the senior management from the customer, Fred Olsen, present. The Windcarrier 2 vessel left the Jebel Ali facility within the last few days and has commenced its final sea trials prior to completion. The Group remains on […]

  • 3 February 2011

    • New wind class rating for the entire range optimizing portfolio for all wind regimes • New efficiency packages boosting the annual energy yield of all Gamma Generation wind power systems Nordex SE will be unveiling its new N117/2400 wind power system at the European wind power conference EWEA, which is taking place on March […]

  • 17 April 2012
    R&D, Technology

    BMT Syntek Technologies Inc. and BMT Reliability Consultants Ltd have announced that they are working closely with a number of original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and solution providers in the renewables industry helping them to develop innovative cutting edge technologies, to improve the efficiency and reliability of wind turbines. Increasing the swept area of a wind […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has installed the BorWin2 offshore platform in the North Sea northwest of the island of Borkum. This marks Siemens’ achievement of the second crucial milestone in the German grid connection projects under contract with the German-Dutch network operator TenneT. Siemens had already erected its first converter platform for the HelWin1 connection off Heligoland in the […]

  • 6 November 2012
    Training & Education

    Shortages in key areas of the German offshore wind supply chain will be the focus of a high profile seminar in Grimsby later this month. The German offshore wind market is set to grow from a current 200MW to 25,000MW in 2030, with forecasts of installed offshore output of between 7,000MW and 12,000MW by 2020. […]

  • 19 November 2013

    ExxonMobil Fuels & Lubricants announced that more than 300 new wind turbines are now protected by the high performance gear oil, Mobilgear SHC™ XMP 320. Four North Sea offshore wind farms have recently expanded their arsenal of wind turbines all of which are run using the Mobil-branded gear oil. This latest milestone is an example […]

  • 13 March 2013

    Düsseldorf-based E.ON SE posted EBITDA of about €10.8 billion and underlying net income of about €4.2 billion in the 2012 financial year.  “Our solid results, which also reflected a number of positive one-off effects, are gratifying and a tribute to our employees’ outstanding dedication and performance, particularly in difficult times,” said E.ON CEO Dr. Johannes […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Technology

    Romax announces the future of predictive maintenance with its fully integrated InSight Health Management Platform – a suite of products and services for the wind industry. The InSight Platform launch took place at the AWEA WINDPOWER exhibition and conference in US on May 6th, 2013 and followed on from the launch of its software in […]

  • 25 January 2012

    The Masdar Headquarters (“HQ”) reflects the agility and mission of the organization, promising carbon neutrality and a modular design that will ensure that the building adapts to the requirements and needs of partners, announced Hamad Al Matrooshi, Senior Project Manager for the Masdar City Headquarter building. The Facade of the HQ connects two separate buildings […]

  • 7 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    HM MOS International Limited, parent company of Millennium  Offshore Services Superholdings LLC,  and Seafox Group, parent company of Seafox Contractors and  Workfox, will combine to form what they claim is the world’s largest offshore jack-up accommodation service vessels (ASV) and support company. The merged group will have a global reach spanning Europe, the Middle East & North […]

  • 1 September 2010
    R&D

    The Joint Venture Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau Gmbh – GeoSea NV, both of them members of the Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental Group DEME, has been awarded two different contracts for prepiling and installation works to construct both the EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm, 32 km north of the island of Rügen, and the Trianel West Borkum II wind farm, 45 km north of the East Frisian Island Borkum in German waters.

  • 31 October 2011

    World’s leading shipbuilding industry fair highlights key issues of maritime industry at its 25th anniversary event 25th SMM, shipbuilding, machinery, marine technology international trade fair hamburg, at Hamburg Fair site from 4 to 7 September 2012 The 25th SMM focuses on four major areas next year, covering the whole range of the maritime industry with […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander has today (23 August 2013) announced that next year’s Coastal Communities Fund will be worth £29 million, an increase of 5% from last year. The Coastal Communities Fund was launched in 2012 to invest in seaside towns and villages, helping them achieve their economic potential, reduce unemployment and […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Technology

    Siemens has developed an automatic fire detection and extinguishing system for offshore wind turbines. The first of these systems was recently installed at the Riffgat offshore wind farm in the North Sea. A fire in a wind turbine can quickly turn dangerous for people and the environment, particularly if the nacelle or rotors catch fire, […]

  • 8 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Be Inspired: Thought Leadership in Infrastructure – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced the acquisition of FormSys, based in Perth, Australia. This software development company has a proven, twenty-year track record in 3D design, analysis, and construction software for structural engineering, offshore engineering, and […]

  • 26 June 2013

    The UK’s manufacturing market dominance in the supply and sale of offshore wind farm crew transfer vessels, is as much dependent on its ability to invest in multi-site service and support hubs as it is to provide charter service choice to a rapidly growing market. Moreover, as increasing international offshore wind farms are energised and […]

  • 28 August 2012

    At 7:00 p.m. on Monday 3 September, German Federal Secretary of Commerce and Technology Dr Philipp Rösler will officially open the SMM, shipbuilding, machinery & marine technology international trade fair hamburg at the CCH-Congress Center Hamburg. Bernd Aufderheide, Chairman of the Board of Hamburg Messe und Congress GmbH, will welcome some 800 invited guests from […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hydrosphere UK Ltd’s contract for the rental of six Cardinal buoys to mark Britain’s largest wind farm, Greater Gabbard, has been extended by Fluor Limited. Fluor – the principal contractor for the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm project – originally approached Hydrosphere in 2009 for the supply of temporary navigation lights to mark the site in its […]

  • 15 November 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    Forewind has announced the project boundaries of the first four offshore wind farm projects to be developed in the Round 3 Dogger Bank Zone. The identification of the boundaries for these four offshore wind farms, two that will connect into the national grid in Yorkshire and two into Teesside, is a significant step towards finalising […]

  • 23 March 2015

    In the design phase of an offshore wind farm, met data will be one of the influencing factors that play a part in the choice of WTG. The meteorological services that can be involved in the decision at this stage are detailed model data sets of wave and wind conditions to input into Computational Fluid […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    A brand new £1milion, state-of-the-art, offshore training centre was unveiled on 30th May 2013 at Newcastle International Airport, which will see up to 6,000 offshore workers trained every year in emergency fire fighting. The world-class facility has been developed by Offshore Training Newcastle (OTN) – a unique partnership of three of the North East’s leading […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The main focus of the OWIM Conference this year was cost reduction in offshore wind installation and maintenance, which would eventually lead toward cheaper electricity generated from offshore wind resources. Two sessions were held under the title Bringing Down LCOE (Levelised Cost of Energy), discussing lessons learned in foundation, turbine and cable installation, as well […]

  • 8 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of Prysmian S.p.A. has approved today the Group’s consolidated results for the first nine months of 2012. “The nine-month results show an overall stability in sales and above all a marked improvement in profitability, mainly thanks to synergies from the integration with Draka,” explains CEO Valerio Battista . “For the third […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Technology

    SGS Global Renewables QHSE Manager, Jim Green was a guest presenter at the January 2013 Renewable UK (RUK) Health and Safety Conference held in the English city of Sheffield. The presentation focused on quality, health, safety and environment (QHSE) in wave and tidal projects specifically regarding safety in the marine environment and highlighted the need […]

  • 3 October 2012

    Dutch engineering and fabrication company Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) was already a well known player in the oil & gas industry, when around five years ago, the offshore wind industry was just really setting off. Then HFG was asked whether they could build some small platforms for this new industry. With the company’s vast experience […]

  • 12 March 2013

    A sensing instrument which can measure ocean parameters such as sea surface roughness has been developed by experts at Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL). In its more familiar usage, GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System – also known as GPS) pinpoints the geographic location of a user’s receiver anywhere in the world. However, in this small […]