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On 22 September, EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH opened the new Vessel Traffic Management System (VTMS) in Berne, Germany. The VTMS was launched by Thomas van der Laan (Head of Marine and Offshore Coordination), Ina Winkler (Team Leader of the control center) and Caspar Spreter (Managing Director of Windea Offshore GmbH & Co. KG). The new office is affiliated […]
After a good and successful year 2013, the EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) continued its story of success already in the first month of 2014. Beside long-term clients, the EMO also attracts new customers. The EMO finds success in the offshore wind market due to its high standards in quality and safety and extended scope of […]
The associated company WINDEA Offshore GmbH & Co. KG will exhibit at the EWEA Offshore 2011 in Amsterdam on the shared booth of the WAB e.V. in hall 10 at the stand no. 10140. Meet their experts in · offshore wind turbine erection, commissioning and maintenance, · crew transfers (whether ship or helicopter), · supply […]
RWE npower renewables has awarded Tideland Signal, the international specialist in aids to marine navigation, the main contract to supply warning equipment to protect the Gwynt y Môr offshore windfarm against collisions and accidental damage caused by shipping. The services supplied by Tideland under the contract cover everything from design and supply through to […]
A consortium led by the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has secured funding from Interreg North West Europe to test Saipem’s floating wind technology offshore Ireland. The Accelerating Market Uptake of Floating Offshore Wind Technology (AFLOWT) project is expected to demonstrate the survivability and cost-competitiveness of floating offshore wind. Under the EUR 31 million project, a floating wind turbine […]
Aging crew transfer vessel (CTV) fleets may no longer be suitable for requirements of modern offshore wind projects, driving market demand for vessel upgrades and repurposing, according to Chartwell Marine. While offshore wind is a young sector, with the majority of large-scale European projects no more than ten years old – and expected to continue […]
Everyone who is interested or curious about a career in the maritime, offshore and energy sector can register for free as of 19 February to visit the Navingo Career Event on 23 May 2019. At the Navingo Career Event, career and development in this innovative sector come together. Visitors meet leading employers, participate in case […]
Germany’s leading wind industry associations have urged the German government to issue a tender for 1.5GW of available offshore grid capacity in the first quarter of 2019, and to increase the 2030 and 2035 expansion volumes. The associations, BWE, BWO, Stiftung OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE, VDMA Power Systems, and WAB, said that the Omnibus Energy Act passed in December […]
EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) has secured a contract to operate a new heliport in the Port of Eemshaven, the Netherlands.
German transmission system operator Amprion plans to build two offshore grid connection systems in the North Sea with a combined capacity of around 1.9GW by 2029.
Representatives from six French coastal regions and the industry have severely criticised France’s offshore wind targets set out in the new multiannual energy programme, describing them as a ”disaster” and ”the worst-case scenario”.
JDR Cable Systems (JDR) and McAllister Towing have established a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the development and collaborative operation of a US East Coast Offshore Wind subsea power cable service base with an integrated cable training center.
Asia-Pacific’s offshore wind capacity will rise 20-fold to 43GW in 2027 according to new research from global natural resources consultancy Wood Mackenzie.
By Jon Harman, Head of Renewable Energy and Portfolio Director, New Energy Update Floating offshore wind may still be in the demonstration phase, but the success of early pilot schemes and the plunging prices of fixed foundation machines mean investors are already eyeing the vast new markets the technology will open. According to the latest […]
Prysmian Group has secured inter-array cable contracts worth over EUR 220 million for three offshore wind farms in France.
Germany’s total offshore wind yield amounted to 9.04 terawatt hours (TWh) in the first half of 2018, of which TenneT transferred 8.17 TWh from the North Sea wind farms to the mainland and 50Hertz transmitted the remaining 0.87 TWh from the Baltic Sea.
EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) and Van Laar Maritime BV have christened the new offshore wind multi-purpose and support vessel EMSWIND.
A new joint industry project led by ASV Global is set to explore the technical, regulatory and societal issues of using autonomous surface vessels, integrated with existing manned shipping operations, to support offshore wind farm operations and maintenance.
EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) has completed its second base in Eemshaven, the Netherlands, which will be used as the service base for the Merkur offshore wind farm.
The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is coordinating a study on the psychological and physiological well-being of crew being transited to offshore wind farms in choppy waters.
Ampyx Power, a Netherlands-based developer of airborne wind energy technology, has published a report with the results of a research into the offshore floating application of its system, performed by a consortium of Ampyx Power, ECN (Energy Research Centre Netherlands), MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) and Mocean Offshore. The consortium researched the offshore application of floating […]
It’s almost time: on Wednesday the 28th of March, the Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) takes place at WTC Rotterdam. It’s the twelfth edition, with lots of attention for offshore wind and inland shipping this year. Career opportunities within the entire supply chain are presented by over 100 companies to about 3,000 visitors, from […]
Offshore wind will play an important role during the twelfth edition of the Maritime & Offshore Career Event (MOCE) on the 28th of March at WTC Rotterdam.
TUV Rheinland and the Taiwan Wind Turbine Industry Association have hosted an offshore wind power forum, discussing topics such as offshore wind power life-cycle risk management and analysis, international wind power standards, underwater infrastructure certification, as well as implementation and planning of offshore wind power industrial localisation in Taiwan.
Buss Offshore Solutions will become a new shareholder of the offshore wind service company WINDEA Offshore on 1 January 2018, after the two companies recently reached an agreement on the details of the transaction and signed the relevant contracts.
We are slowly approaching the end of the year. A good moment to look back at the developments of last year and look forward to 2018. 2017 was a turbulent year for the maritime, offshore and energy sector in Holland and beyond, and will keep posing challenges in 2018. Precisely because of these developments, it will be even more important for the industry to ensure that technical and nautical expertise remains in this sector.