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The UK-based Granada Material Handling has secured a contract to provide 100 davit crane units for the turbine jacket foundations of the Moray East offshore wind project. Granada is in charge of designing, manufacturing and commissioning Python crane units that will be fitted to each of the project's 100 jacket foundation platforms. According to the company, each […]
Granada Material Handling Ltd has secured a contract by Engie Fabricom to provide davit cranes for the substations of the Moray East and Triton Knoll offshore wind projects. The UK-based company will design, manufacture and commission five individual Python davit crane units, each of which will be fitted to each of the five jacket foundation […]
DAVI - Promau Born in Italy in 1966, DAVI is the world largest manufacturer of heavy duty plate rolls, heavy duty angle rolls, high productivity lines and customized rolling machines. Its leadership is evident with regards to sales volume, employees, production, assets and rating. DAVI also owns the highest number of patents in the […]
Siemens Gamesa has placed an order with Seasight Davits for 58 davit cranes for the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium. The cranes will be manufactured by Seasight Davits’ parent company Hvide Sande Shipyard, Steel and Service and will have an outreach of 3.2m and a one-ton lifting capacity. According to the Danish davit crane supplier, the […]
Vestdavit has secured orders to provide davits for three Esvagt Service Operations Vessels (SOVs) destined to support wind farm maintenance in North Sea conditions. Developed by Havyard Design & Solution and built by Havyard Ship Technology, the Esvagt trio will be delivered in 2020-2021. “These are repeat orders, demonstrating that Esvagt has been very happy […]
Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) has awarded a contract to Granada Material Handling (GMH) to ensure all 84 davit crane units installed on the project are commissioned in accordance with current legislation and Granada’s original equipment supplier requirements.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won new davit orders from Spanish shipyard Astilleros Zamakona which are destined for a service operation vessel (SOV) owned by Esvagt AS.
Q&A with Davide Coppola, Downstream Business Applications Department, European Space Agency Speaker during Offshore WIND Conference, session: Space meets Winds What is the relation between European Space Agency and offshore wind industry? The Integrated Application Promotion (IAP) programme of the European Space Agency (ESA) supports the development, implementation and pilot operations of downstream space‐based services. […]
Interview with Offshore WIND Conference Speaker David Molenaar, Country Manager Siemens Wind Power, Siemens Gamesa.
Babcock has awarded a contract to Granada Material Handling (GMH) to design, manufacture, deliver and commission 2 davit crane units for the Beatrice offshore wind project.
Granada Material Handling (GMH) recently delivered its 750th wind farm davit crane as part of its contract to supply 84 cranes to the Beatrice offshore wind farm project.
Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) has started working on modernising and rehabilitating Pier 2 at the Port of Davisville, after receiving an approval for a USD 50 million general obligation bond for the redevelopment of the pier in November 2016.
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won davit orders for two 81-metre service operation vessels (SOVs) designed to act as 'mother-ships' for wind turbine technicians which will service DONG Energy's Race Bank and Hornsea Project One offshore wind farms in the UK part of the North Sea. The contracts have been placed by Spanish shipyard Astilleros Gondan, responsible […]
David Molenaar, Country Division Head Wind Power at Siemens Netherlands, will be one of our speakers during this year’s Offshore WIND Conference which will be held in Amsterdam RAI on 24th and 25th October. The theme of the Offshore WIND Conference this year is ‘Reaching Potential’ and will discuss the opportunities available in the industry […]
Bladt Industries A/S has awarded a contract to Manchester-based company Granada Material Handling for the design, manufacturing, delivery and commission of 30 davit crane units for the Beatrice offshore wind farm. Each of the Granada ‘Python’ crane units has been specifically designed for Beatrice and the marine environment in which it will operate. One ‘Python’ crane […]
A total of $1.25 million will be invested in the Port of Davisville to expand the capacity for additional automobiles, project cargo, and offshore wind components. The U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) will award a new $625,000 federal grant for the expansion, which will be matched dollar-for-dollar by the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC). The funding will help pave […]
Sir David King, UK Foreign Secretary’s Special Representative for Climate Change, delivered a speech at 9th India Climate Policy and Business Conclave in Delhi today. During a recent visit by Indian Prime Minister Modi to the UK, the two countries issued a joint statement on climate change and energy, and signed Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) on power […]
UK renewables and wind expert David Still lives in a country with huge onshore and offshore wind resource and additional major potential for exploiting waves and sea current energy. Still firmly believes in a sustainable future energy supply based upon renewables and provided as an essential public service to the people in the UK. Availability […]
Sembmarine SLP has awarded a contract to Manchester-based Granada Material Handling Ltd (GMH) to manufacture, deliver and commission two davit crane units for Siemens' Transmission and Distribution Platform at the Dudgeon offshore wind farm. Each of the Granada ‘Python’ crane units have been specifically designed for the Dudgeon offshore wind farm and the challenging marine environment […]
Seasight Davits won an order for the delivery of 73 offshore wind platform cranes for the Humber offshore wind farm. Seasight-Davits won the order in close competition with other leading platform crane manufactures in Europe. The Seasight-Davits's crane is designed with the purpose of hoisting tools and spare parts from the crew vessels. This is another step into the […]
UK Prime Minister David Cameron and Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change Ed Davey visited Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Hull to welcome the announcement that Siemens will invest £160 million in wind turbine production and installation facilities on a 54ha site at Alexandra Dock. It was also announced that the energy firm […]
The Prime Minister is welcoming the decision by Siemens and Associated British Ports (ABP) today to invest £310 million in wind turbine production and installation facilities in Yorkshire. Providing a huge boost to the UK’s offshore wind industry and the local area, this investment will create up to 1,000 jobs directly, with additional jobs during […]
Survitec Group is announcing a new davit-launched liferaft aimed at meeting the escape and survival needs of workers, passengers and crew on offshore platforms or high freeboard vessels. They also form part of the Survitec Group’s broad range of Launch and Recovery Systems (LARS) for offshore platforms and vessels. This includes liferafts, escape slides, escape […]
During Prime Minister's Questions on Wednesday, Martin urged David Cameron to intervene in the Able Marine Energy Park application to ensure its early determination. The exchange is below: Martin Vickers (Cleethorpes, Conservative): "My right hon. Friend and the Government have been working hard to attract inward investment into northern Lincolnshire and the Humber region, with […]
Moventas Group has acquired Moventas’ sister company David Brown’s wind gearbox business and established a UK-based company that significantly strengthens Moventas’ wind gear manufacturing and service footprint. The new company continues Samsung Heavy Industries’ on-going, next generation 7 MW offshore turbine’s drivetrain development. Moventas Group has acquired its Clyde Blowers owned sister company David Brown […]
The Switch, a leading supplier of megawatt-class permanent magnet generator and full-power converter packages for wind power and other renewable energy applications, announces the addition of David Ho to the Board of Directors. The addition of Ho helps The Switch demonstrate its deep commitment to its customer base in China. Ho possesses an impressive professional […]