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  • 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 […]

  • 11 April 2013

    Jacking gears are by definition the most characteristic systems of self-elevating units and jack-ups. However, this gear remains often neglected on board, with a high potential for dire consequences. In order to achieve higher availability, reduce the risk of gear failure and lower the life cycle cost, DNV is inviting the industry to participate in […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    DNV GL has, together with global partners, launched a Joint Industry Project (JIP)  aimed at creating a better understanding of turbulence modelling to reduce uncertainty in the design of wind farms.  The JIP “Validation of Turbulence Models” will focus on developing a new Best Practice for the validation of turbulence models. By jointly developing guidelines in […]

  • 11 September 2012

    Japanese Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) plans to spend JPY 17.5 billion (around USD 224 million) on development of wind energy projects. Bloomberg informs that METI requested a budget of JPY 130.4 billion (around USD 1.7 billion) for development of renewable energy projects, which include a floating offshore wind project in Fukushima. This […]

  • 1 December 2016

    Classification society ClassNK has issued an Approval in Principle (AIP) for Principle Power’s WindFloat offshore wind foundation designed for deployment in Japanese waters, featuring a 5MW offshore wind turbine. The engineering work was carried out under a contract with Mitsui Engineering and Shipbuilding for a feasibility study performed for NEDO (New Energy and Industrial Technology […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Deltares and Marin will launch the Joint Industry Project (JIP) WindJack during the EWEA OFFSHORE 2011 conference. This JIP deals with jack-up vessels which are used for installation and maintenance of offshore Windparks. The JIP aims to improve understanding and thereby extending the operational limits during touch-down and lift-off of jack-ups. This proves to be […]

  • 16 November 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    SBM Offshore’s wind floater design, including its mooring system and featuring a commercially available offshore wind turbine, has been granted an Approval in Principle (AIP) by classification society American Bureau of Shipping (ABS).

  • 21 March 2013

    Newcomer and offshore service specialist SeaZip Offshore Service selects MirTac and StarIPS to support fleet management for its sophisticated newly built offshore service vessels. The contract includes StarIPS software and related implementation services such as database set-up, procedures implementation and related training and consultancy. The software will include maintenance, purchasing, vessel administration, QHSE management and […]

  • 14 May 2017

    EnBW Reveals Albatros Team Following the announcement that EnBW reached the final investment decision for the 112MW Albatros offshore wind farm, the German energy company said that the supply contracts for all the main infrastructure work on the project are now concluded. Gemini Officially Open (Photos + Video) The Gemini offshore wind farm, a 600MW […]

  • 19 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Via the fund Copenhagen Infrastructure I, managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, the pension fund PensionDanmark is funding a conditional investment commitment of 200 million USD in America’s first offshore wind farm, Cape Wind. The aim is to close the deal to construct the wind farm this year. The wind farm is to supply up to […]

  • 30 September 2014

    DNV GL announced its latest Joint Industry Project (JIP), aiming to develop a safe and reliable calculation concept for the life-time of slewing bearings which will increase the reliability of wind turbines. Extreme weather, heavy loads and remote locations are some of the challenges for wind turbines, requiring the highest level of reliability for the […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    Classification society Bureau Veritas has issued Approval in Principle (AIP) for the WindFloat Floating Offshore Wind Turbine (FOWT) foundation designed by Principle Power. The second generation of WindFloat technology, addressed by the present AIP, is intended to be part of a pilot array of floating offshore wind turbines in the French Mediterranean Sea, to be […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The final floating wind turbine for the Hywind Scotland project has been towed to the site and installed at its designated location off Peterhead, Scotland, according to BBC.

  • 17 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    Oleg Strashnov to Stay on Beatrice Until New Year Seaway Heavy Lifting’s (SHL) vessel Oleg Strashnov – which left the Beatrice site after installing the 24th jacket foundation in late September and returned to the job in November – has put the 25th jacket in place and thus officially resumed the works after more than […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The City of Ulsan has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with four domestic and foreign partnerships and investors to build and maintain floating wind farms, as well as to create a local supply chain in South Korea. The four developers include a partnership between Royal Dutch Shell and CoensHexicon, which is a joint venture between […]

  • 13 March 2012

    Kvaerner’s internal investigation following from the serious crane accident at the Verdal yard 8 February 2012 has been completed and the main findings have been presented to the Police and the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority. The investigation report examines the accident in detail, reviews the existing health and safety procedures in place for work at […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Following reports on the first turbine arriving at the site of the world’s first floating offshore wind farm in Scotland, Statoil today confirmed that the first of five Siemens 6MW turbines, mounted on a SPAR-type floating foundation, is at its designated location. 

  • 24 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Japan has issued a call for developers interested in building and operating a floating offshore wind farm off Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture. The invitation for developers to participate in the auction opened on 24 June and will close on 24 December, 2020. Two of Japan’s ministries, the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry; and the […]

  • 2 April 2017

    Photo of the Day: Galloper Nacelles Start Clicking in Esbjerg The first complete nacelle built by Siemens for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm underwent its ‘first-click’ test in Esbjerg on Tuesday, 28 March. Beatrice Offshore Construction Kicks Off Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) will begin installing piles for jacket foundations at the Beatrice offshore wind farm […]

  • 10 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    The WindPlus consortium has signed a firm order with MHI Vestas to provide three V164-8.4 MW turbines for the WindFloat Atlantic project situated near the coast of Northern Portugal.

  • 2 April 2012

    Being known as one of the world’s biggest classification societies within the offshore and maritime sectors, DNV has also been a major player in the wind industry for over 25 years. After the recent acquisition of KEMA, the new company, DNV KEMA Energy & Sustainability, is today undoubtedly one of the world’s largest wind energy […]

  • 30 August 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Taiwan Offshore Wind Farm Services Corp. (TOWSC) and SeaZip have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate on providing services within the offshore wind market in Taiwan. TOWSC, an offshore wind farm O&M service provider, and SeaZip, a Dutch crew transfer vessel specialist, will jointly target the provision of logistic solutions from construction and […]

  • 16 May 2017

    DNV GL has invited industry partners to start a Joint Industry Project (JIP) for improving the collection and assessment of site conditions data for offshore wind farms.

  • 31 October 2013
    Grid Connection

    Deltares aims to team up with the corporate sector and top research institutes to launch an international research project focusing on the safe burial depth of sea cables against encounters with ships’ anchors. The R&D project will be conducted in the form of a Joint Industry Project (JIP) named SAFETRENCH. Interested parties are invited to […]

  • 9 January 2013

    CARIS and EIVA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on providing offshore survey organizations with a tightly integrated and streamlined solution. Both companies develop state-of-the-art software for the marine offshore market. CARIS is a world leader in software for hydrographic organizations, marine GIS, and geospatial data management, and EIVA is a world […]

  • 13 January 2017
    R&D, Technology

    Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) is set to begin the development of a new floating offshore wind turbine system, with an aim to lower the cost of energy by JPY 20/kWh (approx. EUR 0.16/kWh) after 2030. During the project, NEDO will conduct multiple activities aimed at reducing the cost of the system, […]