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3 June 2010

Capt. Thomas S. Wissmann, of SHIPS4EVER.COM has announced open registration for OFFSHORE WIND -THE SHIPPING FORUM to be held on the dates of September 16 & 17th, 2010 in Copenhagen, Denmark. THE SHIPPING FORUM aims to create an exchange between operators of offshore wind projects and dedicated entirely to the operation of offshore ships & […]

30 May 2010 Business & Finance

Environmental Resources Management, a global provider of consultancy services in renewable energy and the environment, has appointed... [mappress] Source: newenergyfocus, May 28, 2010;

26 May 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

After almost a decade long fight, the federal government has approved the first offshore wind farm in the United States in the waters off Cape Cod. The Cape Wind project entails the construction of 130 wind turbines in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts and will start generating electricity by 2012. The Cape Wind project is a major […]

25 May 2010 Environment

With the aim of promoting the sound development of China's offshore wind industry, Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association (CREIA), Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and Shanghai International Exhibition Co., Ltd (SIEC), a subsidiary of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Shanghai Sub-council once again join forces to build Asia's first professional platform focused […]

25 May 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

The Scottish government has given its stamp of approval to 10 offshore windfarm projects with a combined capacity of 6.4 gigawatts (GW). The 10 projects in Scottish territorial waters were originally outlined in February 2009 by the Crown Estate, which oversees the development of the U.K.'s seabed. The Scottish government's approval was outlined in "The […]

12 May 2010 R&D

Japan, which saw its first offshore wind farm begin operations in 2004, lags far behind Europe in promoting offshore wind energy. In another positive development for the global offshore wind energy industry, it appears that the world’s number two economy is getting ready to harness a massive amount of additional offshore wind energy to help […]

3 May 2010 R&D, Technology, Training & Education

The illustrious history of the century-old Nordseewerke shipyard in Germany was heading toward a final unhappy chapter when the global...   [mappress] Source: pennenergy, May 03, 2010;

29 April 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

AREVA’s Transmission and Distribution division and Dutch consortium partner Keppel Verolme B.V. have secured a €62 million order for an Offshore High Voltage Substation project with Wetfeet Offshore Windenergy GmbH, a German wind energy project development company and AREVA T&D partner. This turnkey project involves the supply and installation of a self-floating, self-installing 155/33 kV […]

27 April 2010 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Today, Federal Environment Minister Dr. Norbert Röttgen together with Chief Executive Officers Dr. Werner Brinker of EWE, Dr. Wulf Bernotat of E.ON and Tuomo Hatakka of Vattenfall Europe are commissioning Germany's first offshore wind farm during a ceremony in Norddeich. Alpha ventus is the first open sea wind farm of its kind in Germany's territorial […]

26 April 2010 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

Vestas has won the largest single order ever in Vestas' history for delivery of up to 2,100 MW. The order placed by EDP Renováveis (EDPR), the world third largest wind power company, has been awarded to Vestas after a competitive process launched more than one year ago in Chicago, USA. Today on 26 April, the […]

25 April 2010 Environment, R&D

MUMBAI: It's the latest and among the fastest growing sectors within global energy, and has already made its presence in India.A long... [mappress] Source: economictimes.indiatimes, April 23, 2010;

23 April 2010 Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

The global move to offshore wind farm development is enabling nations to accelerate wind energy adoption while reducing reliance on land-... [mappress] Source: prminds, April 22, 2010;

22 April 2010 Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

April 20, 2010 Rockwell Automation's EtherNet/IP-based Wind Park Management solution offers a speed of response so fast that not only does it remove the need for millions of euro's worth of capacitor banks, but it also surpasses the requirements of proposed 2013 utility-end-user requirements

21 April 2010

LM Glasfiber announced today that it is changing its name to LM Wind Power. The company has also taken the opportunity to update its whole brand presentation and corporate identity presenting a new logo to go

with the name.

7 April 2010

Registered seminar participants work at the following companies: * Companies displaying in the Product Display Area 3SUN Managing Director A2SEA Sales Manager Abis Shipping Company BV Director ABS Europe - Rotterdam Country Manager - The Netherlands ABT/ Antwerp Bulk Terminal Project Manager Accenture Partner Resources - Gas & Utilities Acta Marine Managing Director AG Reederei […]

7 April 2010 Technology

Technotex/Ultralift, Supporting Industry Manufacturer to the Cargo Equipment Experts global network for asset based companies, active in the [mappress] Source: breakbulk, April 05, 2010;

31 March 2010 Training & Education

Grand Rapids Community College says its Grand Rapids and Holland campuses will become the first U.S. sites to offer a globally-recognized...   [mappress] Source: hollanssentinel, 31 March, 2010

31 March 2010 Wind Farm Update

Cape Wind announced today it has entered into an agreement with Siemens to supply 130 of its 3.6-Megawatt (MW) turbines for America’s first planned offshore wind farm off the coast of Massachusetts and, at the same time, Siemens also announced plans to open a U.S. Offshore Wind office in Boston. "We are pleased to be […]

30 March 2010 Grid Connection, R&D

Global engineering, sciences and project delivery firm, Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM) has been appointed by National Grid Offshore to undertake a major Offshore Transmission Design, Technology and Economic Study. The study, which will span over five months, covers the economic, technology and design aspects of offshore electricity transmission networks and will develop optimised transmission solutions […]

26 March 2010

GE announced yesterday plans to invest approximately €340 million to develop or expand its wind turbine manufacturing, engineering and service facilities in four European countries—the United Kingdom, Norway, Sweden and Germany—signaling GE’s deep commitment to the promising European offshore wind sector. “Offshore wind will play a vital role in meeting the growing global demand for […]

23 March 2010

Keppel Verolme BV (Keppel Verolme) and consortium partner AREVA Energietechnik GmbH, a German subsidiary of French energy company AREVA, have secured a EUR 62 million (S$117.6 million) contract from Wetfeet Offshore Windenergy GmbH (Wetfeet Offshore) to build a Mobile Offshore Application Barge (MOAB) for a new offshore wind farm in the German Exclusive Economic Zone […]

19 March 2010 Training & Education

Yesterday, David Kidney MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Energy and Climate Change, and Helen Goodman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Department of Work and Pensions, attended an event at Narec in Blyth, Northumberland to officially open a new 27 metre high training facility – the UK’s first Wind Turbine Training Tower. […]

18 March 2010

With ocean-going trade slackening amid the global recession, shipping companies and shipyard operators in Europe are finding the offshore...   [mappress] Source: greeninc, March 16, 2010;

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 […]