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  • 24 June 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The two-year, Innovate UK-funded MIMRee (Multi-Platform Inspection, Maintenance and Repair in Extreme Environments) project has revealed breakthroughs achieved during its first year. The MIMRee project has made concrete steps toward reaching its ultimate goal of having an autonomous system capable of planning its own operational missions to offshore wind farms and deploying the system for demonstration. […]

  • 2 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fluor Corporation has announced financial results for its third quarter ended September 30, 2012. Net earnings attributable to Fluor for the third quarter were $145 million, or $0.86 per diluted share, compared with $135 million, or $0.78 per diluted share in the third quarter of 2011. Segment profit for the quarter was $278 million, which compared with […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The UK Crown Estate has presented a revised tender design for Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4. Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4, which will make at least 7GW of new seabed rights available to the market, is designed on the basis of a three-stage tender process, involving a pre-qualification stage (PQQ) to assess competence of bidders; […]

  • 10 February 2016

    The Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA) has published guidelines for the management of unexploded ordnance (UXO) in the marine environment. CIRIA’s report, titled Assessment and management of unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk in the marine environment (C754), has been prepared by Royal HaskoningDHV and 6 Alpha Associates. Several European offshore wind projects have experienced costly delays relating […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    His Majesty King Willem-Alexander has awarded the honorary title of Koninklijk (Royal) to IHC Merwede. In a special ceremony today, the Mayor of Sliedrecht, Mr van Hemmen, presented this accolade to IHC Merwede’s CEO, Bram Roelse. In light of this honour, the company has decided to change its name to Royal IHC and will also include […]

  • 27 April 2015
    Grid Connection

    Siemens has handed over SylWin1, the third North Sea grid connection this year, to its customer TenneT. The German-Dutch transmission grid operator has now put the world’s most powerful grid connection to date into commercial operation, Siemens said in a press release issued Friday, April 25. The offshore platform of the SylWin1 grid connection is […]

  • 16 April 2012

    Dassault Systèmes, world leader in 3D design software, 3D Digital Mock Up and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions, and the UK National Composites Centre (NCC), today announced the signature of a partnership to create a collaborative environment where the NCC and its partners will work on tomorrow’s advanced composites products, thanks to Dassault Systèmes’ Version […]

  • 4 May 2012

    Germanischer Lloyd (GL) announces the release of the first comprehensive set of classification rules for Crew Boats and Offshore Wind Farm Service Craft. As the energy industry expands and installations are pushed ever further offshore and into more challenging environments, the vessels servicing these installations must be relied upon to operate in wider spectrum of […]

  • 10 July 2013
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Major proposals for an offshore wind farm stretching across a wide area of the Sussex coastline will be put under the spotlight by a West Sussex County Council scrutiny committee. The debate on the Rampion plan, put forward by energy giant E.ON, will be webcast because of the huge public interest in the proposal. The […]

  • 16 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Following the recent merger between DNV and GL, DNV GL has launched a new global brand. “In defining our new identity as DNV GL, our company’s vision of making a ‘global impact for a safe and sustainable future’ has never been more relevant than it is today,” says Henrik O. Madsen, President & CEO, DNV […]

  • 18 May 2012
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    London Array achieved some of its final key construction milestones for the onshore substation at Cleve Hill. The North Wall was completed at the end of 2011, when it installed the final six steel and aluminium fins. In February this year, the London Array substation connected to the National Grid substation, so the wind farm […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Business & Finance

    Dutch foundation components manufacturer Sif Holding NV has put into operation the second production line at the company’s assembly facility at Maasvlakte 2, Rotterdam, bringing the plant to full capacity. With the opening of the second production line this month, the company expects the capacity for XL monopiles to increase and reach a maximum capacity of […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The East of England Energy Zone (EEEZ) is gearing up for the opening of bids in the second Contracts for Difference (CfD) round in October by stepping up its on-going dialogue with potential supply chain investors in the industry to commit to setting up in the area. The East of England now looks certain to […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall is reporting an underlying operating profit for the nine-month period 2012 that is nearly on par with 2011 for continuing operations – despite a challenging market. The industry is under continuous pressure from overcapacity, low prices and low margins, especially for electricity generation based on natural gas. Vattenfall has therefore recognized impairment losses of […]

  • 14 June 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Lloyd’s Register releases all-new Rules, Class Notation and Guidance Notes for ‘Wind Turbine Installation and Maintenance Vessels and Liftboats’ to reflect industry best practice and new novel designs. The new Rules form part of the wider Mobile Offshore Unit Rule set 2013 launched by Lloyd’s Register in June, and is for vessels engaged in installation […]

  • 24 September 2013

    An unmanned aerial device designed at Clarkson University that flew near Lake Erie’s shores this summer may help determine the best locations to site wind turbine farms. A team of Clarkson faculty, staff and students traveled to Sandusky, Ohio, to fly the Golden Eagle, a nearly 40-pound UAV carrying a sonic anemometer that records wind […]

  • 5 September 2012

    McMurdo, a business of the Orolia Group is showcasing its range of Aids to Navigation (AtoNs) at the Shipbuilding, Machinery & Marine Technology International Trade Fair taking place in Hamburg, Germany from 4th – 7th September 2012. The world leading KanAToN range of AIS AtoN Beacons and accessories are on display on the McMurdo stand, […]

  • 15 August 2012

    RWE Innogy today celebrates the topping-out ceremony for two buildings on Heligoland. The two new apartment blocks being built near the inland port will accommodate service staff for the operation and maintenance of the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm in the future. The Nordsee Ost wind farm with an installed capacity of 295 MW is […]

  • 13 January 2012

    The increasing length of offshore wind turbine blades has prompted the use of advanced composite materials, with positive operational experiences so far, but with a limited range of supporting analysis and testing methods that can be directly applied to large scale wind turbines. DNV initiated the innovation project to develop improved integrity assessment procedures for […]

  • 24 November 2011

    MAKE Consulting – a leading strategic advisor to the wind power industry – enhances its offshore wind intelligence and advisory offerings. Through stronger offshore wind experience, a tailored research concept, and the addition of a known offshore wind specialist – Kaj Lindvig – MAKE Consulting is poised to be a market leader in offshore wind […]

  • 23 December 2010
    Business & Finance

    Financing for the first phase of what will be the North Sea’s largest offshore wind farm has closed, with most of the funding commitment coming from the European Investment Bank. Eleven banks agreed to grant the request for 700 million euros ($918.82 million) for the first phase of the project. More than 85 percent of […]

  • 14 April 2014

    In just four years Damen Shipyards’ presence in the offshore wind market has grown exponentially and the sector continues to be a key focus of the Dutch group. Headquartered in Gorinchem in the Netherlands, Damen Shipyards Group operates 40 ship and repair yards, employs 8,000 people world wide and has delivered more than 5,000 vessels in over 100 countries. While Damen’s survey vessels, Shoalbusters and […]

  • 16 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Alstom Board has approved a major reorganisation of the company proposed by Patrick Kron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alstom. This reorganisation is effective on 4 July 2011. Alstom has undergone a period of strong growth, followed by the necessary adaptation to a tougher economic environment created by the crisis. As the […]

  • 11 March 2014

    Moog has presented important developments in control systems to ensure safe operation of wind turbines in adverse conditions at the European Wind Energy Association Event, EWEA 2014, in Barcelona. Dr. Tobias Rösmann, Technology Development Manager, has presented the latest information on Moog’s self-sensing closed-loop pitch speed control for wind turbines. The system enables synchronous motors […]

  • 19 July 2018
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    ScottishPower Renewables has partnered with Cambridge-based Aveillant, part of the Thales Group, to test a new radar system that aims to safeguard the UK’s offshore wind industry.