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  • 11 December 2017
    Ports & Logistics

    TUV Rheinland and the Taiwan Wind Turbine Industry Association have hosted an offshore wind power forum, discussing topics such as offshore wind power life-cycle risk management and analysis, international wind power standards, underwater infrastructure certification, as well as implementation and planning of offshore wind power industrial localisation in Taiwan. 

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    VBMS and Kintech Energy Ltd. have jointly developed a resin-free hang-off solution for fixing and sealing subsea cables in offshore structures which could potentially be used on the Horns Rev 3 wind farm off Denmark. 

  • 7 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Reach Engineering and Diving Services (REDS) has completed internal inspections of 20 monopile foundations at Lynn and Inner Dowsing offshore wind farms. Tidal Transit’s crew transfer vessel (CTV) Ginny Louise was chartered to support the works.

  • 21 June 2017

    Standardised working practices, regulations and shared resources for the UK and Netherlands would bring much needed savings and operational excellence in the “small basin” of the Southern North Sea, industry experts were told.

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) has released a study identifying the supply chain associated with offshore wind energy development, and analyzing the capacity within this Canadian province to meet development requirements.

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    JBA Consulting has signed a reseller agreement with the Met Office which will now offer JBA’s metocean risk management software – ForeCoast Marine – to its marine and offshore clients. ForeCoast Marine is a planning, visualisation and decision support tool which utilises Met Office forecast data to reduce costs and meteocean risks. Working collaboratively, JBA […]

  • 4 November 2016
    R&D, Vessels

    The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) has published Standardised boat landing research report, with an aim to standardize boat landings for accessing wind turbine foundations from crew transfer vessels (CTVs). IMCA’s Renewable Energy Workgroup and the National Workboat Association (NWA) were seeking a consensus on the optimum design and configuration of boat landings for accessing wind turbine foundations from […]

  • 24 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Liverpool-based Complete Training Solutions (CTS) has signed a partnership agreement with the renewable energy training academy at Grŵp Llandrillo Menai, North Wales. The Welsh academy works in partnership with RWE, training apprentices who later go on to work on the company’s offshore projects. CTS and the academy have been in discussions for just under two years to […]

  • 11 October 2016
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The SeaRenergy – Fichtner consortium has been awarded a contract to provide revision and development of all risk assessments for offshore and onshore converter stations operated by the Dutch and German transmission systems operator TenneT. The contract has been signed for a minimum of two years. The purpose is to identify potential hazards for people, installations […]

  • 6 October 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Specialist coatings provider Barrier Ltd, and rope access company, UK Total Solutions, both part of Barrier Group, have collaborated to complete a remedial painting and maintenance contract on the 630MW London Array offshore wind farm in the Thames Estuary. The contract involved coating system repairs to two offshore substations, which transmit power from the wind […]

  • 1 July 2016

    The G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9), supported by the Energy Institute (EI), has published the 2015 health and safety statistics for the offshore wind sector. When comparing 2015 performance against what was reported in 2014, in Europe the performance is broadly unchanged, whereas there has been an increase in the Total Recordable […]

  • 2 May 2016

    Keeping offshore wind workers safe is of paramount importance. What needs to be done to aim for the ‘holy grail’ of zero incidents? Are there lessons that can be learned from the offshore oil and gas industry? Is there guidance, and also safety procedures, already in existence that means there is no need to re-create […]

  • 25 April 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    The G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association, in partnership with the Energy Institute, has translated its good practice guidelines for offshore wind safety in both Danish and German to assist in adoption at non-UK sites. The G9 good practice guidelines provide recommendations for working at height and the management of small service vessels. The […]

  • 26 February 2016

    Steel River Consultants (SRC) has been awarded a contract for the provision of safety management services to the Rampion offshore wind farm project. SRC, which already provided support to E.ON’s Humber Gateway project, will provide CDM advisors and safety managers during the construction of the wind farm. Managing director of Steel River Consultants, Graham Tyerman said: “We have developed a strong working relationship […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Windcat Workboats has won the Renewable Energy Health & Safety Award 2016 with its WindGrip system. The award winner was announced on 27 January in Birmingham, on the eve of the 12th annual RenewableUK Health & Safety Conference. This award scheme, devised by RenewableUK and the Crown Estate, aims to promote the development, implementation and sharing of best practice in health and […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Peter Lloyd, a Global Head of the Centre of Competence for EHS Offshore at Siemens, received the inaugural Jerry Carnell Safety Award in Renewable UK’s Health and Safety Awards 2016. This new award was created in recognition of Jerry Carnell who passed away in 2015. Jerry was a long standing and active member of the renewables industry […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Training & Education

    Complete Site Safety, a Liverpool-based Health and Safety training company, has launched a new, advanced first aid course designed for offshore workers. The Clinical Observation & Medical Assessment, or COMA course, is designed for those industries which do not have immediate access to emergency aid in the event of an accident. The course is aimed at […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Windcat Workboats’ Windgrip system has been selected as one of the eight finalists for RenewableUK’s 2016 Health & Safety Award. The patent pending system was developed in 2014 to improve the safety of the operation transferring personnel to wind farms, and has the added benefits of reducing stress for both the crew on board the vessel and the […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based National Wind Farm Training Centers (NWFTC), part of CWind Limited, has developed a new SHEQ (safety, health, environment, and quality assurance) review and training service for its clients in the offshore wind industry. Following the recently completed pilot program to assist in the improvement of working at height, transfer and rescue procedures for an operational offshore wind […]

  • 16 December 2015

    GloMar Shipmanagement B.V. and GloMar Diving B.V. have been certified by Rina Services S.p.A. for their Quality & Safety Management systems (ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004 and OHSAS 18001:2007). For a full week, Rina Services successfully audited both divisions on their quality management tools and procedures, as well as the implementation and safety awareness among all […]

  • 13 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Global Wind Service (GWS) has gathered its UK team in an office at OrbisEnergy in Lowestoft. Jason Smith, operations manager, said: “We are quite busy with our array of services. Onshore order books are filling up well and we definitely expect a fair share of the offshore market in 2016 and beyond. “Onshore, we supply the whole […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The developer of US first offshore wind farm, Deepwater Wind, is making some safety changes after an independent consultant has identified several health and safety issues. ABS Group, a Houston-based firm listed several concerns during the construction of five foundations at the 30MW Block Island offshore wind farm. In the report for Rhode Island Coastal […]

  • 1 May 2015

    CWind has once again won the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Gold Award. The Gold award in the annual scheme recognises the company’s approach and commitment to occupational health and safety, achieving high levels of compliance and ensuring above average safety performance. It not only looks at accident records, […]

  • 17 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Hughes Sub Surface Engineering Ltd (HSSE) is among the winners in the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2015. The golden award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) will be presented during a ceremony at the Hilton Birmingham […]

  • 9 April 2015

    Eighteen Masters from the Windfarm Crew Transfer industry recently met at the inaugural Workships Contractors’ Masters Command Conference 2015. The Masters, who all work for the recently acquired Offshore Wind Services, managed by Workships Contractors, traveled from UK and Europe to attend the events held in Colchester, Essex, UK. The event was split into 2 separate days: Day […]

  • 3 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    CWind has created a new role in business to ensure that it continues to develop and maintain the highest levels of Safety, Health, Environmental and Quality (SHEQ) as it expands its global footprint. Mr Kevin ‘Pat’ Paton has been appointed to the role of Global Head of SHEQ, making him responsible for the SHEQ functions […]