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3 November 2011

Early in the morning on Monday the 24th of October 2011, we craned Poseidon P37 up on the quay . 385 tons lift was conducted by DBE Salvage (DK). The goal during the winter/spring is: · To prepare for the installation the new PTO system on two floats · To install an even more detailed […]

25 October 2011 R&D

The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has announced plans to invest up to £25m in an offshore wind floating system demonstration project which would open up new areas off the coast of the UK and help bring generation costs down. It is estimated that the UK has over a third of the total European potential offshore […]

22 September 2011 Technology

  Critical Software Technologies (UK), Critical Software (PT) and Critical Materials (PT) are working with Floating Power Plant to help the company adopt a proactive approach to monitoring the condition and structural health of its Poseidon off-shore plant. Critical's work on the Poseidon prototype, situated off the coast of Lolland in Denmark, will open up […]

30 August 2011 Business & Finance

Typhoon Offshore, the green investment company, and HVC, the Alkmaar-based energy provider to municipalities and water districts, have acquired from BARD Holding GmbH the 600MW wind farm that will be constructed in the North Sea, 55 kilometers North East of Schiermonnikoog. With this acquisition, the largest renewable energy project in The Netherlands is now fully […]

29 August 2011 Technology

  Leading renewable energy consultancy group, Natural Power, has achieved a world first in demonstrating matched performance of its continuous wave wind lidar, ZephIR, to a calibrated wind tunnel as part of a Danish National Advanced Technology Foundation (DNATF) project with Denmark’s National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy, Risø DTU, global manufacturer of wind turbines blades, […]

26 July 2011

Harwich International Port welcomed the MPI Adventure on its maiden operational call to the port. In conjunction with the jack-up vessel Seaworker, which has been working at the port since March of this year, the MPI Adventure will begin installing monopile foundations and transition pieces for Phase 1 of the London Array Offshore Windfarm.  David […]

21 July 2011

LDD, an Acteon company, has won a multimillion-pound contract with RWE npower renewables to provide specialist drilling services to help install 160 wind turbine foundations at the Gwynt y Môr wind farm 18 km off the North Wales coast. LDD will commission what is believed to be the world’s largest and most-powerful reverse-circulation drill, and […]

7 July 2011 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

  The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has announced that it will invest £25m into a state-of-the art, open access, wind turbine drive train test rig seen as crucial for the continued success and further expansion of the UK’s offshore wind industry. The indoor rig will be sited at Narec in Blyth, Northumberland and will be […]

24 June 2011 R&D

A growing number of global wind resource assessments have demonstrated that the world’s technical potential for wind power exceeds current global electricity production. The theoretical potential for wind, as estimated by the global annual flux, has been estimated at 6,000 EJ/yr (Rogner et al., 2000). The global technical potential for wind energy, meanwhile, is not […]

21 June 2011 Business & Finance

Offshore wind is the mean of a reliable, intensive and abundant renewable energy. This relatively new source of electricity generation, which is capable to meet much of the populated coastal areas need for power around the world, has been also stimulating the development of marine economies with thousands of new jobs. Recently, offshore wind power […]

20 May 2011

First contract of its size in wind industry set to make significant cost reductions SMart Wind (a joint venture between Mainstream and Siemens Project Ventures) & Mainstream Renewable Power today announced the signing of a five year framework agreement with Fugro Geoconsulting Ltd. to carry out detailed Geotechnical studies at three offshore wind projects in […]

5 May 2011 Business & Finance

  CENTRICA, the energy group whose businesses include British Gas, has signed a long-term lease that will enable it to build an operation and maintenance base at Grimsby docks to serve its wind farms in the Greater Wash. The facility will be completed by the end of this year. Centrica operates the 194MW Lynn and […]

7 April 2011 Business & Finance, R&D

Belwind NV, the leading Belgian producer of alternative energy from offshore wind farms, is pleased to announce that, provided NER300 funding is approved, it will be making part of its latest wind farm concession site off the Bligh Bank on the Belgian continental shelf available for a project. This project will test the latest turbines […]

26 January 2011 Business & Finance

Van Oord and the green investment company Typhoon Offshore B.V. signed a letter of intent for the construction of the BARD-Netherlands offshore wind farm. The wind farm (600 MW output capacity) will consist of two adjoining wind farms with a capacity of 300 MW each, located 55 km north of the island of Schiermonnikoog. The […]

17 December 2010 Business & Finance

15,000 MW of cumulative installations; 10,500 turbines; covering over 1,800 customers across 25 countries Accounts for nearly nine per cent of the world’s total wind [email protected] Capacity can generate enough green energy to power more than thirteen million households annually Offsets ~27 million tonnes of CO2e* annually, equivalent to planting ~1,275 million trees Pune: Suzlon […]

25 October 2010 Business & Finance, R&D

Gamesa, a world leader in wind energy technology, intends to choose the United Kingdom as the worldwide centre of its offshore wind energy business, and plans to invest up to 150 million euros there by 2014. The offshore industrial plan, which Gamesa plans to implement beginning in 2011 in the UK, calls for the creation […]

24 August 2010 R&D

Since its introduction five years ago, the ULSTEIN X-BOW® concept has proven its added value to customers when it comes to enhanced performances in operations, fuel economy, comfort and safety. However, innovation is a continuous process within ULSTEIN, finding new combinations of potential markets, products and services that allow customers to expand their positions. “Innovation […]

17 August 2010 Training & Education

At this year's SMM Hamburg Messe, with the support of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, is organising a two-day SMM Offshore Dialogue. This will take place on 8th and 9th September as part of the side programme at the world's leading international shipbuilding exhibition at Hamburg Fair site. With its main themes of […]

6 July 2010 Environment

As the stories previously reported on this blog will tell you, the world is beginning to make changes towards a low carbon economy, and, the potential of offshore wind power in driving this change in the energy sector is now being realised. Offshore wind, key in fighting climate change, does have an impact on marine […]

5 July 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance
26 February 2010 Authorities

The Community of European Shipyards’ Association (CESA) and the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) are calling on the European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support the building of new ships to serve the expanding offshore wind energy market over the coming years. CESA and EWEA urge the European Commission to develop programmes […]