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  • 8 August 2016

    For the second 2016 edition of the Offshore WIND Magazine, we spoke to Blair Ainslie, CEO of Seajacks, on the company’s past and future projects, as well as the industry in general. Seajacks made its first dive into the offshore wind industry in 2009, when its jack-up vessel Seajacks Leviathan carried out the installation of Siemens’ 3.6MW turbines […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Massive offshore platforms, which convert and transmit power from offshore wind farms, got a leading role in Siemens’ latest video called Giants of the North Sea. HelWin alpha, BorWin beta and SylWin alpha transformer platforms are built at Nordic Yards’ facilities in Wismar and Warnemünde. These structures are approximately high as a 10-story house, large as […]

  • 19 August 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Heavy lift specialist ALE and Giant Taiwan have undertaken a joint venture to provide the onshore handling, transportation, and storage of wind turbine foundations for phase 2 of Taiwan’s Formosa 1 wind farm project. This phase is seeing 20 Siemens Gamesa 6MW wind turbines installed 6 kilometres off Miaoli County in the Taiwan Strait, raising […]

  • 28 January 2013

    “It can be so easy to make big things happen. When you’re a giant.” This is the message sent by RWE in its animated commercial on renewables. RWE has found a clever way to promote renewable energy, i.e.,via an animated renewable energy giant, being one itself. The video wittily shows the giant using nature’s resources […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Hai Long Offshore Wind intends to use Siemens Gamesa’s new SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbine at the upcoming 300 MW Hai Long 2 project in Taiwan. The deployment of the new turbine for the rest of the 1,044 MW Hai Long pipeline is also being considered, Siemens Gamesa said. The exact number of units […]

  • 19 December 2016

    At 20:25 (GMT) on 14 December, the final blade of the 32nd V164-8.0 MW turbine at Burbo Bank Extension was lifted into place. The 258MW wind farm off the coast of Liverpool, UK represents the first offshore project to utilise what is currently the world’s most powerful wind turbine. A2SEA’s vessel Sea Installer was deployed to install the turbines […]

  • 24 January 2020
    Vessels

    Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) has contracted Blue Water Shipping to transport Pacific Osprey’s new crane boom from NOV’s manufacturing yard in China to Denmark. The boom was loaded onto SAL’s M/V Wiebke on 21 January and left the yard the day after. The vessel is expected to reach Denmark around 1 March. SBO expects Pacific […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Vessels

    The story of offshore wind farms moving farther from shore and wind turbines being installed in deeper waters does not finish with gigantic vessels and foundations, but extends to the almost entire supply chain, where equipment is also getting bigger and services are being adapted to the industry’s needs. At the beginning of this month, […]

  • 20 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The French nuclear energy giant, Areva, has ditched its financial outlook for 2015 and 2016 on Tuesday. As a result, Areva shares plunged about 15% the next day in Paris while shareholders tried to ditch the stock due to uncertainties. The state-owned group blamed slow of its Japanese reactors after 2011 Fukushima accident, delays to […]

  • 22 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Subsea pile driving specialist MENCK, an ACTEON company, is providing its largest and most powerful hydraulic hammer to assist Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems with the installation of subsea foundations for Project Sandbank, a new 72-turbine strong wind farm in the North Sea. Known as the ‘Gentle Giant’, the MENCK MHU 3500S hydraulic hammer exerts a […]

  • 2 November 2011

      ENERGY giants have been warned to rethink investing in Scotland after a leading finance group raised fears over independence and its impact… By Tim Sharp, Kate Devlin and Michael Settle (heraldscotland) [mappress] Source: heraldscotland, November 02, 2011;

  • 2 May 2016
    Vessels

    Liebherr’s offshore crane division installed a board offshore crane, type BOS 35000, on the Giant 7 heavy lift barge, which installed the first foundations at the Wikinger offshore wind farm at the end of the last month.  The crane was specially developed for the use on Giant 7, and the entire project, from design through manufacturing to […]

  • 28 February 2020
    Vessels

    The 145-metre main crane boom has been installed on DEME Group’s DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion at Liebherr’s facility in Rostock, Germany. The Liebherr HLC 295000 crane has a lifting capacity of 5,000 tonnes and an outreach of more 35 metres. It could lift nine fully loaded Airbus A380 aircraft in one go, DEME said. […]

  • 6 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ramboll has secured a contract with the Obayashi Corporation to provide the foundation design for a new offshore wind project in Japan. Ramboll said its engineers will perform the detailed foundation design for the entire offshore wind farm which will be one of the largest in Japan. The design team will be employed on the […]

  • 1 October 2012

    A few months ago Spanish energy giant Iberdrola was crowned the world’s largest wind energy developer with an operating portfolio of more than 14,000MW. The promotion of offshore wind energy is a key platform for Iberdrola’s future growth plans. Iberdrola’s Offshore Business Division, based in Scotland with offices in London, Berlin and Paris, is busy […]

  • 1 November 2010
    Authorities

    She attended the unveiling Friday of a giant wind turbine at Merrill Technologies Group facility in Buena Vista Township. The Michigan-built… (mlive) [mappress] Source: mlive, November 01, 2010;

  • 10 June 2010
    Authorities, Environment

    As opponents of a massive wind energy factory in Nantucket Sound watch the impact of energy giant BP’s oil blowout on the ocean and delicate… [mappress] Source: indiancountrytoday, June 10, 2010;

  • 30 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Energy giant E.ON today announced it will be investing into a pioneering industry initiative to slash the costs of offshore wind power.E.ON… (commodities-now) [mappress] Source: commodities-now, July 30, 2010;

  • 1 March 2011

    A hundred giant wind turbines set to be built at sea off the coast of Arromanches-les-Bains will blight the area where the Allies came … (normandyadvertiser) [mappress]   Source: normandyadvertiser, March 01, 2011  

  • 1 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    CITY chiefs are in talks with Mitsubishi to persuade it to increase its investment in the Edinburgh area. The Japanese engineering giant… (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, February 01, 2011

  • 6 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    A £7bn energy giant is set to make a massive contribution to the North-east economy this year… by Jez Davison (nebusiness) [mappress] Source: nebusiness, January 06, 2012

  • 30 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Energy giant RWE npower renewables has confirmed that Conwy County Council will have to share funding for a scheme to promote tourism with… by Judith Phillips (northwalesweeklynews) [mappress] Source: northwalesweeklynews, July 30, 2010;

  • 24 October 2011

      A GIANT drilling rig has been left crippled after an accident at the Kentish Flats wind farm off Herne Bay.   by Ed Targett (thisiskent) [mappress] Source: thisiskent, October 24, 2011

  • 29 May 2017
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL) has submitted a scoping report for the revised 784MW Inch Cape offshore wind farm to the Scottish Ministers.

  • 24 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    GRIMSBY’S credentials as a major centre for renewables has been boosted by the news that energy giant Centrica plans to move into a…   (thisisgrimsby) [mappress] Source: thisisgrimsby, November 24, 2010;

  • 29 March 2011

    MANUFACTURING giant Tata Steel has said it is keen to expand its production of steel for wind turbines.   By Richard Youle (thisissouthwales) [mappress] Source: thisissouthwales, March 29, 2011