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  • 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
    Technology

    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 […]

  • 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
    Technology

    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.

  • 5 September 2017
    R&D, Technology

    UK-based Offshore Transfer Devices, developer of the Tube Docking Device (TDD) transfer system, is now looking to partner with an established marine engineering firm to help refine the patented product and bring it to the commercial market.

  • 15 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    International law firm Norton Rose recently hosted a round table discussion in Amsterdam together with Rabobank and PwC, led by energy partner Weero Koster. The reason for this event was the ‘Government Accord’, announced by the Dutch newly elected government. The round table was attended by a great number of parties involved in the Dutch […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Building on high levels of activity and recent investment, Lerwick Harbour is positioned for another busy year and continuing development of infrastructure to meet users’ future requirements. In his foreword to Lerwick Port Authority’s newly-published Strategy and Business Plan 2013, Chairman Harry Jamieson, notes that the harbour “is set up well for the future following […]

  • 30 October 2013

    At EWEA Offshore 2013, TÜV SÜD will showcase its full portfolio of offshore wind power services. The international technical services provider supports designers, owners/operators and manufacturers of wind turbines offering comprehensive and customised testing, certification and inspection services (Hall 3.1, Stand 31C50). EWEA Offshore 2013 will take place from 19 to 21 November 2013 in […]

  • 2 April 2010
    Authorities

    Britain is tempting offshore wind turbine manufacturers to invest in its factories with a multi-million pound fund for transforming ports, but it may not be enough to lure all major turbine makers. Britain’s ports need revamping if it wants to be an offshore wind manufacturing hotspot, with marine infrastructure essential for importing thousands of huge […]

  • 18 November 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has invited the offshore wind sector to sign up to a world-first data collection platform that aims to vastly reduce subsea cable failures. ELECTRODE will track cable failure trends and service downtime, as well as the effectiveness of current methods of monitoring, detection and response. Subsea cable failures account […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Vessels

    Jan De Nul has ordered a second mega offshore installation vessel, Les Alizés, from the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China. The new order comes six months after Jan De Nul ordered its first installation crane vessel targeting the largest wind turbines and foundations, the Voltaire. Together with the Voltaire, this new vessel will be capable […]

  • 15 July 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Siemens has placed multi-million pound contracts with companies across the UK for the construction of the transmission infrastructure for the Moray East offshore wind farm. As the lead contractor for onshore transmission infrastructure construction works for the 950MW wind farm, Siemens has placed several subcontracts since work began in September 2018. BAM Nuttall has been […]

  • 20 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    The UK government should establish a new 60 percent UK content target for British offshore wind projects, according to former UK Energy Minister Michael Fallon.

  • 5 September 2014

    The Crown Estate, manager of the UK seabed, has launched a Protocol for archaeological discoveries that have been uncovered on the seabed through offshore renewables activity. The offshore renewables ‘Protocol for Archaeological Discoveries’, initially implemented in draft form by Wessex Archaeology in 2010, has already helped to protect over 400 discoveries, such as peat and […]

  • 3 September 2013
    Training & Education

    On September 3 Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) conducted a science class by request at Yoshima Dai-ni (2nd) Elementary School in Iwaki City, Fukushima Prefecture, as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities. The class, offered to fifth graders, explained the concept behind wind power generation, including an experiment enabling easy understanding, in a […]

  • 27 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      LEEDCo, the non-profit, private corporation spearheading the development of a Lake Erie wind farm, and its four-county members — Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Lake and Lorain — today announced the signing of a revenue-sharing agreement that will give each county a percentage of income generated by the annual submerged land lease payment. “This first-of-a-kind revenue-sharing agreement […]

  • 31 January 2012

    For less than 2 years since its establishment on March 5, 2010, Jiangsu Ocean Longyuan Wind Power Co., Ltd, in the new energy development and construction field of ocean wind power, has successfully completed the construction of the 100MW capacity in Longyuan Rudong 32MW Ocean (Intertidal Zone) Trial Wind Farm and 150MW Intertidal Zone Pilot […]

  • 23 February 2015

    Sandbank  Foundation construction work has started for the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm, approximately 100km North West of the island Sylt, which will comprise 72 Siemens 4MW turbines. The 72 steel monopile foundations, with diameters of up to 6.8m and lengths of up to 70m, are built by EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock. Depending […]

  • 6 June 2014

    RWE Innogy has completed its service and operations station on Helgoland. A two-storey building with warehouse, offices and workshops has been built in around a year on a site of around 3,000 square metres in size at the island’s southern harbour. The offshore wind farm Nordsee Ost will be operated and maintained from here for […]