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  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Scottish Enterprise (SE) and Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) are looking for offshore wind contractors for expert support to companies wanting to diversify into the offshore wind sector. SE and HIE said they wish to procure a framework of a maximum of six suitably qualified and experienced offshore wind contractors to provide Expert Support consultancy input and advice to a range of […]

  • 7 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa has obtained an investment grade rating, becoming the first global wind turbine manufacturer to do so. Standard & Poor’s (S&P) awarded Siemens Gamesa with a BBB long-term credit rating with positive outlook and Moody’s assigned the company a Baa3 outlook stable rating. According to Siemens Gamesa, both agencies underscored the company’s leading position […]

  • 7 December 2012

    NOF Energy, the business support organisation for oil, gas, nuclear and offshore renewables, has named DeepOcean as the winner of its new Energy Sector Diversification Award 2012.  This award was introduced for the first time at the 2012 event to highlight the growing diversification of skills, products, services and technologies in the energy sector supply […]

  • 18 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Scottish Enterprise has issued a new guide aimed at Scotland’s oil and gas supply chain to maximise opportunities in additional markets.

  • 1 October 2012

    Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO of Masdar and United Arab Emirates Special (UAE) Envoy for Energy and Climate Change, addressed members of the International Peace Institute (IPI) – a New York-based independent, not-for-profit think tank dedicated to promoting the prevention and settlement of conflicts by strengthening international peace and security institutions. Climate change, energy […]

  • 23 September 2011

      Scottish Enterprise (SE) wishes to procure a framework of a maximum of 8 suitably qualified and experienced offshore wind contractors to provide Expert Support consultancy input and advice to a range of company types, sizes and from differing principle sectors, who are looking to diversify into the offshore wind sector. This support will vary […]

  • 5 December 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    National Subsea Research Initiative (NSRI) has identified operations and maintenance (O&M) – particularly inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) activities – as the highest potential area for subsea companies to diversify into offshore wind. In a new report titled ‘Subsea Technological Challenges in Offshore Wind’, NSRI highlighted opportunities the offshore wind industry holds for UK subsea companies, […]

  • 19 February 2020

    Jifmar Offshore Services has purchased the Damen Fast Crew Suppliers 2610 Twin Axe and FCS Seagull.

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Upstream oil & gas specialist Advanced Insulation Ltd (AI) has acquired Plymouth-based Manuplas, a specialist in the design, engineering and manufacture of polymer solutions for the marine and offshore sectors, including offshore wind.  Commenting on the acquisition, Advanced Insulation’s managing director Andrew Bennion says: “The acquisition of Manuplas enhances AI’s market diversification by providing further penetration into our […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    In early 2016, Jan De Nul signed a contract for cable installation at a Geman offshore wind farm, the company reported in its financial results yesterday. However, Jan De Nul did not reveal any further details, such as the client’s name and the project in question. Offshore WIND contacted the company via email, but it has […]

  • 12 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Vessels

    UK Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg announced today that CTruk has been selected to receive funding through Round 6 of the UK Government’s Regional Growth Fund. CTruk said that this advances its plans to build larger vessels for offshore wind and diversify for sustainable growth.  The £1 million RGF grant will catalyse private investment of around £7.3 million for the […]

  • 22 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

    Offshore wind farm components accounting for 1,100MW of capacity were shipped from the Port of Esbjerg in 2016, more than double the amount in 2015, according to the port, which reported a record turnover of EUR 30.94 million and a record net profit of EUR 10.68 million for 2016.

  • 16 April 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    In the context of the European Commission’s upcoming study, due in June 2014, EWEA is hosting a public debate on subsidies to the power sector with speakers from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), the European Commission and the fossil fuel sector. The debate will be held on April 29 in EWEA’s office […]

  • 25 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Caisse des Dépôts has acquired a 7.5% stake in 496 MW Saint-Brieuc wind energy project off the French coast. The French financial organisation has formed a joint venture, Avel Vor, with Eole-RES, which reduced its stake to 22.5%. Iberdrola remains the majority shareholder with 70% stake in the project while the newly formed joint venture […]

  • 1 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Petrofac has awarded the Dubai-based Eversendai Offshore with two substantial contracts for the offshore wind-related projects in the Netherlands and in Scotland, UK. Eversendai Offshore, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysia’s Eversendai Corporation Berhad, will fabricate and construct a jacket foundation and the accompanying piles for the Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Beta substation platform to be […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    French multinational bank BNP Paribas will more than double the financing resources allocated to the renewable energy sector, from EUR 6.9 billion in 2014 to EUR 15 billion in 2020, and strengthen its policies for the management of carbon risk. The bank will also continue to promote Green Bonds to institutional investors, a market in which the bank […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D

    A preliminary feasibility study, carried out by Xodus Group and funded jointly by the States of Guernsey and Guernsey Electricity, has found that offshore wind technology could be viable in several locations off Guernsey and that there are a range of technically feasible options to develop a 30MW offshore wind project.

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Commercial Development Company (CDC) is rebranding the retired coal-fired power plant Brayton Point Power Station in Massachusetts, U.S., to a support center for the offshore wind industry. 

  • 22 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been assigned a BBB long-term credit rating with stable outlook by Fitch. The agency attributes the rating to Siemens Gamesa’s consolidated leading position in the wind industry, with the necessary technical capabilities and scale to compete globally in an industry that is concentrated, volatile and highly competitive, Siemens Gamesa […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Equinor, an oil & gas giant increasingly focusing on offshore wind, has awarded Sheringham Shoal maintenance contract to Stowen Clean Energy, a Great Yarmouth-based company founded in 2016 as a diversification for Stowen Group’s oil & gas business.

  • 30 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced an investment of CAD 2.3 million for two projects at the University of Manitoba to support innovation in Western Canada. With federal funding of $1.8 million, the University of Manitoba’s Technology Transfer Office will lead a pan-western consortium of Western Canadian Innovation Offices (WCIO) that […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Aberdeenshire-based Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has been awarded a GBP 3 million contract by an international infrastructure group to design and build a 1,500-ton carousel and associated spread. The carousel will be used for the storage of spare cables required for UK offshore wind farm projects and will be located at an undisclosed port on UK’s north […]

  • 16 July 2013

    EYEMOUTH HARBOUR TRUST (EHT) announced the award of a contract to Scottish consultancy Caithness Renewables Ltd for the development of a marketing plan, as part of its strategy to explore potential opportunities for diversification of the port’s activities and so ensure its long-term sustainability for the benefit of all stakeholders. The marketing plan will identify […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    BMT Nigel Gee (BMT) has appointed Jason Steward as Business Development Manager. Jason’s new role at BMT will see him support the continued expansion of the business in both new and existing markets delivering design and engineering services within the Commercial, Offshore Energy, Defence and Yacht Sectors. A University of New South Wales graduate in […]

  • 3 February 2016

    NOF Energy is supporting a cluster of Shetland-based energy sector supply chain businesses access new markets and sectors. The seven companies, which are the first from the Highlands and Islands region of Scotland to join NOF Energy, are all active in the North Sea oil & gas industry and are engaging with the organisation to […]

  • 27 April 2012

    Leading specialist subsea services group Acteon has appointed Lester Clark as vice president. Lester has more than 20 years of industry experience and joins Acteon from Baker Hughes, where he was director for drilling systems in the Russia Caspian region. This involved leading a multidisciplinary team and having responsibility for providing all drilling systems activity […]