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On January 12, in the Port of IJmuiden, Deep BV started the mobilisation of the vessels to be used for the geophysical survey of Sites I and II of the Borssele Wind Farm Zone. Depending on the weather, the due date for the survey is mid-March and will be followed by a geotechnical investigation. The geophysical survey is […]
Deep BV, a Dutch company specializing in hydrography, geophysics and oceanography, has been awarded a five-year framework agreement to undertake geophysical soil investigations for offshore wind farm zones in the Netherlands. Furthermore, the company has sealed the deal for its first job within the agreement, which will be to carry out geophysical soil investigations at […]
Coda Octopus Group, Inc. and their agent in the Netherlands, Nautikaris BV, have recently been involved in a project for Deep BV - Hydrography and Geophysics, providing positioning and survey services for the installation of a power cable from the Thornton Bank Wind Farm off the Belgian coast. This is a significant development for the […]
Amsterdam-headquartered Deep BV, Hydrography & Geophysics has won contracts to carry out subsea surveys at Northland Power's Deutsche Bucht and Nordsee One offshore wind farms in the German North Sea. The duration of the two service contracts is five years, Deep BV said without providing any further details. The 332MW Nordsee One offshore wind farm started commercial operation […]
BVG Associates (BVGA) and Renewable Resources International (RRI) have formed a partnership that will see RRI's Managing Partner Andy Geissbuehler leading BVGA’s offshore wind business in the U.S.
DeepOcean 1 UK Ltd., a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV (DeepOcean), has ordered a mechanical cutting boom and associated cable handling system for its tracked trenching vehicle the T3200 from subsea equipment manufacturer SMD. The T3200 offers 3200 horse power of effective trenching power and is currently equipped with an interchangeable jet trenching cassette that […]
There is every reason to believe that 2016 will see a series of developments for renewable energy, especially in new markets in offshore wind, according to Bruce Valpy, Director at BVG Associates. The year ahead of us will see the commissioning of the first offshore farm in the US, at Block Island, off Rhode Island State. 2016 will […]
DeepOcean 1 UK Ltd., a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, has been awarded a contract by J-Power Systems Corporation, a subsidiary of Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd., for the provision of all marine works for the Nemo Link Interconnector Project. DeepOcean will execute all marine works associated with the installation and protection of the HVDC […]
DeepOcean 1 UK Ltd, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, has won a contract for the provision of cable installation and trenching work for DONG Energy's Race Bank offshore wind farm. Offshore work will be undertaken in 2016/2017 with DeepOcean’s in-house fleet of dedicated cable installation and trenching vessels. David Summers, DONG Energy’s Race […]
DeepOcean 1 UK Ltd., a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV (DeepOcean), has been awarded the inter array cable installation contract for the Bligh Bank Phase II Offshore Wind Farm offshore Belgium. Nobelwind NV is developing the Bligh Bank Phase II Offshore Wind Farm with fifty 3.3MW wind turbines offshore Belgium, with an estimated installed […]
DeepOcean UK, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, announce the symbolic keel laying ceremony has taken place in Galati, officially launching the construction phase of its new cable lay vessel. The vessel, yet to be named, will be taken on a long term charter from Maersk, and will extend DeepOceans capabilities in the larger […]
Prysmian Group has awarded trenching services contract for the Western HVDC Link project to DeepOcean UK, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV. DeepOcean’s scope of work includes pre-lay survey, pre-lay grapnel run, post-trench survey and trenching of over 560km of HVDC cable in water depths up to 165m.The company will utilize its PCP2 power […]
DeepOcean UK, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, announced that it has acquired a 50% interest in the leading 3D sonar visualisation company ADUS to form ADUS DeepOcean Ltd. ADUS, originally a spin out from the University of St Andrews and Dundee University, has rapidly acquired a global reputation in the marine salvage market […]
DeepOcean UK, Ltd, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, today announced that the Company has entered into a long term charter of the Havila Phoenix. The vessel, equipped with 250 Tonne Crane, will be lengthened by 15 metres prior to delivery in Q1 2014 to 125m length by 23m beam. Two state of the […]
Despite a buoyant European offshore wind market, offshore construction & installation contractors that fall short of budget and technology challenges risk falling by the wayside. Utility scale developers at the forefront will be seeking out only companies capable of providing and meeting the necessary challenges imposed on the industry today. With a total of 2,396 […]
SeaZip Offshore Service's vessel SeaZip Fix is currently working on the export cable route at the Borssele 1 & 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.
Borssele I and II The Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs presented a road map to the parliament in September 2014 aimed at increasing the offshore wind capacity to 4,500MW. This new approach is presented in the Offshore Wind Energy Law which was sent to the parliament on 17 October and is expected to become law […]
One of the major cost elements in developing an offshore wind farm is to be found in the area of cabling and grid connection. There are significant costs incurred with the production of the inter array and export cables, their installation and the related connection activities ensuring the transfer of the energy produced to the […]
Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) are available in all sizes and are applied to various fields of services including aerial mapping, surveying, security, inspections, etc. When it comes to the wind energy market the UAVs or drones are already being used for blade inspections on land based turbines. The idea has been picked up by a few companies to apply the […]
Any activity underwater and on or under the seabed in the various offshore energy sectors can usually be prefixed by the word “subsea”. Subsea activities began in earnest in the 30’s and 40’s of the last century with the first offshore oil wells. It was, however, the Victorian engineers laying communication cables across the seas and building ports to […]
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The offshore wind industry could support an annual average of 847 jobs in the U.S. state of South Carolina through 2035, according to The South Carolina Jobs Project: A Guide to Creating Jobs in Offshore Wind report.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has appointed Julian Brown as its UK country manager.
RanaWorks – a joint venture company set up between Italian RANA Diving SpA and Dutch Workships Contractors BV in January 2018 – has been awarded its first contract that will see the company working on an offshore wind project in Germany.
Fugro's geotechnical drill vessel Fugro Scout has completed a three-week programme of test drilling at the locations of the 90 turbine foundations and two offshore substations on the 860MW Triton Knoll offshore wind farm.
By: Jason Deign, for New Energy Update The US offshore wind sector ended 2017 on a slightly ironic note. Plans for Cape Wind, which was supposed to have been the country’s first offshore wind farm, were finally shuttered after a long period of uncertainty. But prospects for the rest of the market looked better than […]