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  • 7 September 2011

    The POWER (Pushing Offshore Wind Energy Regions) cluster is a 3 year €4,998,942 project which aims to help develop the offshore wind industry in the North Sea region of Europe. It involves 18 partners from six European countries – Germany, the UK, Denmark, the Netherlands, Norway and Sweden. The POWER Cluster project has recently concluded […]

  • 25 April 2011

      South Boats Special Projects Ltd. is pleased to announce the launch and commissioning of its 43rd offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘MPI Dorothea’. The vessel is a first of class South Catamaran 17m and is the first of a two boat order from MPI Workboats Ltd. to be delivered. This vessel compliments the […]

  • 6 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      RWE is planning to strongly expand its generating capacities in NRW in the area of renewable energies by 2020. The geographical focus will be on the Rhenish lignite mining region. As far as technology is concerned, the company intends to concentrate on growth in the wind energy and biogas segments.  Prof. Fritz Vahrenholt, Chairman […]

  • 17 April 2013
    Authorities

    Yesterday, the Obama Administration released its final plan for translating the National Ocean Policy into on-the-ground actions to benefit the American people. With significant public input from a wide spectrum of individuals and interests, the final Implementation Plan focuses on improving coordination to speed Federal permitting decisions; better manage the ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Training & Education

    Over forty-five companies in the shipping and offshore maritime sector are among those who have contributed to the funding for the first ever exhibition in the Netherlands dedicated to the offshore sector, to be housed at The Maritime Museum Rotterdam for the next seven years. Offshore Experience, which will open in mid-December, will provide visitors […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Post Workboats has developed a unique Tornado RIB with water jet propulsion especially for the offshore and the wind farm industry. “It is the first time that such a RIB has been equipped with water jets”, says entrepreneur Klaas Post. “And what is more it offers many important advantages. With water jets you can maneuver […]

  • 20 November 2015

    During the EWEA 2015 in Paris, Offshore WIND met with Alfredo Parres, Head of Wind Sector Initative at ABB Group, whose main role within ABB is to integrate different wind-related activities under the same umbrella. This in turn is part of an overall strategy aimed at optimal positioning and to grow the company within the wind sector, by […]

  • 9 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. (FH) Willi Balz, Windreich AG, is the second largest shareholder of Fuhrländer AG with headquarters in Liebenscheid (Siegerland), and welcomes the change of ownership of Germany’s oldest wind turbine manufacturer and emphasis: The new owner structure ensures the future of the traditional manufacturer and opens up a large market. The Ukraine offers good locations […]

  • 21 October 2015

    The Grid Code defines the working conditions for the operators of the grid administrators and the distributer or end user concerning the operation of, and the connection to, the grid, how the grid is functioning, and connections to other grids. They are the rules to which generating plants have to conform in order that their product, the electricity generated […]

  • 11 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    ACCIONA obtained a net profit of 314 million euros in 9M 2011, tripling the 101 million euros reported in the same period of 2010. Group EBITDA amounted to 934 million euros, a 14.8% increase vs. 9M 2010 and revenues grew 5% to 4,796 million euros. EBITDA growth was mainly due to the positive performance of […]

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    In a letter marking the end of a successful year, Hans-Peter Zint, CEO of the Port of Cuxhaven, has highlighted the significant role that the offshore wind industry had at the port.  As should be the case for a multipurpose port, different kinds of cargo played a key role in this success. In terms of ferry service, for […]

  • 20 April 2010
    Business & Finance

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – A bipartisan group of five U.S. Senators introduced legislation today that would spur research on potential offshore wind projects, expand incentives for offshore wind development, and require the Department of Energy (DOE) to develop a comprehensive roadmap for the deployment of offshore wind.

  • 5 November 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The Dutch government did not just single-handedly decide to go forward with zero-subsidy tenders, serious developers tell and show it is possible, and as long as this is the case the government will not provide unnecessary subsidies or other forms of market protection, Ruud de Bruijne from the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) said in an interview with Offshore WIND.

  • 6 April 2012

    “The wind energy industry has already created nearly 12,000 jobs in the UK and is set to create up to 90,000 jobs by 2020

  • 15 March 2010
    Grid Connection

    Elia System Operator (Elia), the Belgian transmission system operator (TSO), and Industry Funds Management (IFM), one of the largest global infrastructure investment managers, announced on 12 March the signing of an agreement under which they will acquire the German regional transmission system operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH (50Hertz) from Vattenfall Europe AG, Germany’s third largest electricity […]

  • 26 April 2011

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. announces the launch and commissioning of its 44th offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘MCS Zephyr’. The vessel is a South Catamaran 18m and is the first of a two boat order from Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd. to be delivered. ‘MCS Zephyr’ is the first vessel in the world […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The industry has been waiting for Vattenfall to give out more information on its Hollandse Kust Zuid 1 & 2 zero-subsidy bid after the company won the Dutch tender in March, especially since Ørsted – world’s leading offshore wind developer and one of the first to have unsubsidised projects in the pipeline – decided to pass on bidding to build the offshore wind farm. 

  • 15 May 2017

    By John Spee, Investment Projects & Acquisition at Noord-Holland Noord The Dutch harbour city Den Helder has grown the last 40 years into a key offshore hub for the Central and Southern North Sea. Now with the transition from Oil & Gas to renewables on the horizon, the region sees a leading role for itself. The […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Scotland’s delivery of devolution and renewable energy development should be a model for other UK Governments to follow, according to a recent study by Robert Gordon University (RGU). The newly published study has shown that Scotland leads the way in renewables deployment across the UK and that independence is a driving force in the growth […]

  • 27 June 2013

    Dutch Sif Group bv is another manufacturer that has been producing for the offshore wind energy industry since the start. The company supplied the onshore wind energy market from the outset in the 1990’s. In April 2002 the real work in the offshore wind industry started when Sif supplied 80 monopiles and 80 transition pieces to its client […]

  • 19 March 2012

    New Energy Husum opened with an act of celebration. The exhibition for renewable energy celebrated its tenth anniversary with eminent speakers from the fields of industry and politics. These included representatives of the small wind turbine, biogas and solar sectors alongside Schleswig-Holstein’s economics minister Jost de Jager. De Jager used the occasion to present Husum’s […]

  • 10 October 2017

    Sometimes, one can be reading a map only to end up in space, which is not a bad thing at all if that is where they want to go. However, we ought to make sure where we are and which road we need to take to reach our “outer space” goals. Luckily, the second day of the Offshore Wind Conference (OWC) in Amsterdam gathered speakers who can guide us through the offshore wind journey.  

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    Eric Finé, Business Development Manager at Smulders and one of the speakers at the “Supply chain in detail” session at the Offshore WIND Conference, has given his insight into the matters revolving around the offshore wind sector from the standpoint of an industry player focused on offshore wind farm substructures. Smulders is looking to capitalize […]

  • 1 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    In the first half of 2014, the EnBW Group achieved an operating result (adjusted EBITDA) of 1,271.5 million euros with 19,926 employees and almost unchanged revenue of around 10.4 billion euros. Earnings were 9.9 per cent below the figure for the first half of 2013. The operating result is thus developing in line with our […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Northland Power Inc. (“Northland”) announced it has entered into agreements for the rights to acquire a majority equity stake in Gemini, a 600MW offshore wind project currently in advanced development. Gemini is located 85 kilometres off the coast of the Netherlands in the North Sea, which combines one of the strongest and most reliable wind […]

  • 10 July 2013
    Technology

    Liebherr has launched its range of maritime crane simulators. Based on original software and hardware, the Liebherr simulators increase safety and productivity by providing a cost-effective and highly professional crane operator training solution. In September, the simulator will be part of the Liebherr booth at the Offshore Europe in Aberdeen. The development of this advanced […]