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  • 8 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fugro’s Board of Management has appointed Erik-Jan Bijvank as Group Director for Europe and Africa. With this latest appointment, Fugro said it completes its new executive leadership team, which was established as of 1 May, consisting of the Board of Management, four regional Group Directors and several functional Group Directors. Bijvank, who previously worked at […]

  • 4 August 2014

    Last week, Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) held its third presentation to promote offshore wind energy. Eric Ritter, LEEDCo communications manager, discussed the Icebreaker offshore wind project in front of the crowd at the Jefferson Educational Society. The company plans to build a six-turbine pilot project in Lake Erie. Some residents voiced their concerns […]

  • 29 November 2016
    R&D, Technology

    Driven by innovation and further cost reduction, offshore wind has the potential to grow to 100GW in 2030, according to ‘Innovation Outlook: Offshore Wind’, a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) launched on 31 October at the World Wind Energy Conference in Tokyo.  Next-generation wind turbines with larger blades and floating turbines are expected to […]

  • 18 January 2012

    The Graig Group has launched a new subsidiary, Graig Offshore Limited, which will consolidate and expand the Group’s existing services to the offshore energy industries. Based in Oslo and Cardiff, Graig Offshore will be headed up by Jan Erik Granholdt, who has extensive offshore experience. Graig currently provides newbuilding support and supervision for offshore vessels […]

  • 18 October 2013

    The Supervisory Board of Royal HaskoningDHV announced that it has appointed Erik Oostwegel as the new Chairman of the Executive Board of Royal HaskoningDHV with effect from 1 January 2014. He will succeed the current Chairman Bertrand van Ee. Erik Oostwegel (47) began working for a subsidiary of former Haskoning in 1992. He fulfilled a […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Despite not winning federal government grant, a Cleveland-based non-profit group which plans to build a wind farm in Lake Erie is keen on advancing with the project. Although Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) did not qualify for the USD 47 million grant, the Department of Energy (DOE) gave LEEDCo USD 3 million to complete […]

  • 28 August 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Offshore wind has been keeping organisations such as MARIN – working on testing and validation of new technology – busy for quite a while now, and the trend remains as the innovative industry is continuously on a quest to progress in almost every aspect.

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Mr. Carl Erik Gurrik has been appointed Managing Director of Fred. Olsen Marine Services and will effectively withdraw from his current position as Commercial Manager in Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS handling all commercial activities towards its Jack-Up Installation Vessels, the ‘Brave Tern’ and ‘Bold Tern’. Carl Erik will be replaced by Mr. Hans Christian Opsann, […]

  • 29 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    A new unexploded ordnance (UXO) consultancy – NjordIC – has been established in Eemshaven, the Netherlands.

  • 11 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Erik Laursen, 49, is to become new CEO at Avanti Wind Systems. Erik Laursen comes from a position as Senior Vice President at Terma Aerostructures. He has previously been Vice President of Bosch Rexroth Wind Energy in Germany, Managing Director for Vestas Australia and Senior Vice President for NEG Micon in Germany, the Netherlands and […]

  • 25 June 2012

    Agentschap NL has organized a trip to The Netherlands for a number of French journalists from various French media to show what knowledge, skills and products the Netherlands can offer in the field of offshore wind energy. Background of this trip is the tender for the construction of offshore wind farms at the coast of […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    COWI A/S has acquired Norwegian engineering firm Teknisk Data A/S (TDA), a company that specialises in the design of offshore wind foundations and high technology floating bridges. In October, TDA reported that it has won several major design contracts for the design of offshore wind turbine foundations, both jackets and monopiles. The contracts involve FEED, Basic […]

  • 2 October 2013

    Gannon University hosted a panel to discuss the topic of Great Lakes Off-Shore Wind Power on Sept. 25. The first panelist to speak was Eric Ritter, the communications and strategy manager for Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo), a nonprofit organization based in Cleveland. This company is working with the Department of Energy to construct […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Our latest photo of the day shows four vessels at berth in Beatrixhaven, one of Eemshaven Port’s docking basins, getting ready for or returning from their respective offshore wind projects. Erik Bertholet, Business Manager Offshore Wind at Groningen Seaports, said the photo was taken on Thursday, 12 January. At the forefront, we have the service operations vessel […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    A Norwegian technology company, Blueye Robotics, has developed an underwater drone that allows offshore wind companies to perform inspection of underwater structures and power cables without the need for divers or remotely operated vehicles.

  • 31 March 2011

    Its 6 a.m. at Point Hudson, a sandy spit that stretches from Port Townsend into Admiralty Inlet. Brian Polagye, a University of Washington… By Erik Neumann (crosscut) [mappress] Source: crosscut, March 31, 2011

  • 11 January 2011

    Erik Nordman, an assistant professor at Grand Valley State University, did a study of visibility using ship log data from the SS Badger to… By Brian Mulherin (ludingtondailynews) [mappress] Source: ludingtondailynews, January 11, 2011

  • 17 October 2011

    Renewable energy has created a “gold rush” atmosphere in Germany’s depressed north-east, giving the country’s poorhouse good jobs and great…   By Erik Kirschbaum (reuters) [mappress] Source: reuters, October 17, 2011

  • 3 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP) presented its bid book ‘The Essential Guide for Installation and O&M Hollandse Kust Wind Farms’ to Vattenfall, which was recently awarded the permit for the Hollandse Kust Zuid I & II offshore wind farm, the Netherlands’ first non-subsidised offshore wind farm.

  • 2 July 2012
    Business & Finance

    Royal Haskoning and DHV announce they have officially merged and will now be known as Royal HaskoningDHV. The company, headquartered in Amersfoort, the Netherlands, is one of Europe’s leading project management, engineering and consultancy service providers, ranking globally in the top 10 of independently owned, non-listed companies and top 40 overall. With nearly 8,000 professionals […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Dutch PGGM Infrastructure Fund has increased its stake in the 367MW Walney offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea to 24.8 percent. The Dutch pension fund had had a 14.9 percent interest in the wind farm through the Offshore Partners Walney Holdco Limited (OPW) consortium with the Ampère Equity Fund, which had controlled a 9.9 […]

  • 25 February 2015
    Environment, R&D

    Disturbance Effects on the Harbour Porpoise Population in the North Sea (DEPONS) project has yielded some preliminary findings on the effect of offshore wind farm construction on harbour porpoises. “Although the results should be considered preliminary, the patterns generated by the current version of the DEPONS model did not suggest any clear, long-lasting effects of pile-driving […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    SMi will have Jeroen Kies, Assistant General Manager of Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, discussing the financial structure of the Gemini Offshore Wind Farm at its 13th annual Benelux Infrastructure Forum. This wind farm, located in the Dutch part of the North Sea, will be one of the largest wind farms in the world when it comes […]

  • 12 June 2014

    The Dutch maritime technology company Micanti has designed a 100% environmentally friendly antifouling foil. Its working is based on small fibers, which make it very unattractive for organisms to attach to the hull of a ship. The innovative nature of this invention and the successful launch of it within the global professional shipping industry has […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Ulstein Design & Solutions, part of Ulstein Group, and SeaOwls are partnering up to jointly develop the next generation self-propelled heavy lift jack-up vessel. The joint effort will combine SeaOwls’ experience in jack-up technology and engineering and Ulstein’s track record in heavy lift vessel design to create a vessel which will serve the future needs […]

  • 12 October 2015

    A conference dedicated to the offshore wind industry kicked off today in Amsterdam, the Netherlands. Those attending the Offshore WIND Conference (OWC) 2015, held by Dutch company Navingo BV, will get to hear some of the most prominent industry professionals discussing the most important topics in the offshore wind sector.  The theme of this year’s conference is […]