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  • 9 March 2020
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Van Oord is conducting final tests with its Deep Dig-It trencher before the installation of cables at the Hollandse Kust (South) offshore wind farm zone. Van Oord is conducting final tests with the Tracked Remotely Operated Vehicle (TROV) in the Alexiahaven harbor, the Netherlands, in preparation for the actual installation of the sea cables in […]

  • 2 April 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of March 2020. Siemens Gamesa 11MW Turbine Prototype Goes Full Tilt Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex wind turbine has produced 11MW of power, the turbine maker said. ABB Tech for Japanese Wind Turbine Installation Vessel ABB has won a contract to […]

  • 13 March 2013

    Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has been awarded its largest boulder clearing and multi-pass trenching contract to date by Siem Offshore Contractors. ESS will deploy its SCAR plough system for clearing and pre-lay trenching operations on a 90km route on the EnBW owned Baltic 2 offshore wind farm project. Baltic 2 is an 80 turbine development […]

  • 21 May 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Scottish Development International’s (SDI) international trade and investment activity created or safeguarded more than 7,000 Scottish jobs and helped more than 1,000 high potential Scottish companies target new global markets last year. In 2011/2012, SDI also worked with 190 companies on significant new international projects with a projected growth of £733million in sales over the […]

  • 18 June 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Deep BV has secured an operations and maintenance contract for subsea surveys at the Gemini offshore wind farm. Deep will carry out the O&M service agreement for a period of three years at the 600MW offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Located 85km north of the Groningen coast, Gemini comprises 150 Siemens 4MW turbines and two offshore […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian seabed intervention specialist Deep C has been awarded a contract by Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) to perform soil plug removal inside subsea piles, as part of the development of the 588MW Beatrice wind farm off Scotland.

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    DeepOcean today announced that it had bought a geotechnical drilling rig and had established a strategic alliance with Geoquip Marine, in order to enter the offshore geotechnical services market. The new rig is a heave compensated, offshore geotechnical deepwater drilling rig built and commissioned in 2011. The rig is capable of operating in water depths […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Grid Connection

    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 […]

  • 20 August 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) has released a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 2,000MW of offshore wind power. This RFP represents the US state’s first solicitation dedicated specifically to offshore wind development. It builds off of multi-resource solicitations in 2018 in which Connecticut bought 304MW of offshore wind from […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Energias de Portugal (EDP) and Principle Power, Inc. (Principle Power) announce the successful offshore deployment of a full-scale 2-megawatt (MW) WindFloat off the coast of Agucadoura, Portugal. This installation represents the beginning of a new sector in the offshore wind industry and is the result of continued hard work by all WindPlus JV partners including: […]

  • 25 April 2012
    R&D, Technology

    Renewables businesses in the Humber are being urged to get involved with a new development in wind technology. Ambitious plans have been unveiled for floating wind turbines to harness more offshore wind power at potentially lower cost.  The UK and US are set to work together to develop floating wind turbines to harness more offshore wind […]

  • 12 May 2015

    The Swedish tidal energy developer, Minesto, is to hold a public consultation event about its plans for 1.5MW project off the coast of Holy Island, Anglesey next week. The tidal energy project will feature underwater ‘kite’ technology. “The DG Holyhead Deep project design and environmental impact assessment are progressing,” said the company in a statement. […]

  • 15 January 2013
    R&D

    Construction of Clemson University’s Wind Turbine Drivetrain Testing Facility at the Restoration Institute reaches another milestone Friday when the foundation for the larger test rig is poured. Beginning late Friday, engineers with Choate Construction will pour 1,900 cubic yards of concrete into a pit 50 feet wide by 100 feet long by 15 feet deep, […]

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    SeaZip Offshore Service and Deep Hydrography & Geophysics will jointly operate SeaZip Fix, a DP1 Ice Class Survey and ROV vessel, effective from 15 April.

  • 5 April 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    US offshore wind developer Vineyard Wind LLC has responded to Connecticut’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection’s (DEEP) request for proposals for offshore wind energy.

  • 3 April 2013

    Plymouth University and Totnes Renewable Energy Society (TRESOC) are testing one of Devon’s deepest river’s tidal potential, writes BBC. They will conduct a feasibility study on the potential effects stemming from putting tidal turbines on the 20m deep river bed of the River Dart at Dittisham. Due to the water depth, tidal turbine would not […]

  • 10 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Dutch subsea survey specialist Deep BV is carrying out unexploded ordnance (UXO) geophysical survey at the Formosa 2 wind farm offshore Taiwan. The survey is being carried out at the potential locations of the wind turbines, the company said. Deep BV did similar work on the 128MW Formosa 1, Taiwan’s first commercial-scale offshore wind farm. […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 23 January 2013
    R&D, Technology

    A major new research project – lead by the University of Dundee – has been launched with the aim of helping make offshore wave energy a sustainable proposition. Sustainable offshore wave energy has the potential to make a real contribution towards the binding European Union commitment to source 20% of its electricity requirements from renewable […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Training & Education

    Four Madison high school students won the overall top award in the Windstorm Challenge 2012 at the University of Maine campus for development of a floating offshore wind turbine platform model, reported The Portland Press Herald. The award opens a door for Matt Soucy to get a four year scholarship worth USD 20,000 at the […]

  • 22 April 2013

    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 […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Classification society Bureau Veritas has issued a preliminary design approval for a floating offshore wind turbine (FOWT) foundation designed by DCNS Energies.

  • 3 April 2017
    R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is installing a new test rig, designed to simulate the erosion caused by the impact of water droplets on a wind turbine blade during operation, at its National Renewable Energy Centre in Blyth.

  • 25 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Macquarie’s Green Investment Group (GIG) has appointed Ørsted Wind Power’s former CEO Samuel Leupold as Chairman of Wind Energy. In this newly created position, Leupold will support the development and implementation of GIG’s global strategy for offshore and onshore wind. According to GIG, the new chairman will also support the expansion of the organization’s global footprint […]

  • 25 February 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Marine energy technology company Minesto, together with IT Power and National Physical Laboratory (NPL), have been awarded more than £500,000 from the British Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) in the 2nd round of the Energy Entrepreneurs Fund. The funding will be used for extending the quarter scale ocean trials with the Deep Green […]

  • 9 May 2014
    R&D, Technology

    DeepOcean has opted for the new concept Leopard ROV from Saab Seaeye. Rick Green, Regional Manager Netherlands at DeepOcean, said: “Environmentally we wanted an electric vehicle – yet one with work class performance. “For our application the Leopard gives us the equivalent capability of a much larger hydraulic work class vehicle – and its 11 thrusters […]