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  • 29 January 2015
    Training & Education

    RWE Innogy has won this year’s Renewable Energy Health and Safety Award organised by RenewableUK and The Crown Estate. Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Offshore Emergency Response Team was declared winner during the Health and Safety Conference, which takes place today in Birmingham. The Emergency Response Team (ERT) is responsible for the entire offshore site, an […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    A2SEA’s Zero Harm Safety Coach initiative has been nominated for the Renewable UK Health & Safety Award 2015. The award aims to promote the development, implementation and sharing of best practise in health and safety across the offshore renewables sector. An A2SEA Zero Harm Coach acts as a safety ambassador for our safety principles and values, […]

  • 20 January 2015

    Forewind’s initiative to use remotely operated aerial vehicles to carry out bolt and structural inspections on its two meteorological masts has been named as a finalist in this year’s Renewable Energy Health & Safety Award 2015, with voting now open to choose the winning entry. The Award aims to promote the development, implementation and sharing […]

  • 17 December 2014

    Urgent action is needed to bolster the UK’s wave and tidal industries and get investors back in play, according to a report published today by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the UK body supporting innovation and rapid commercialisation in offshore wind, wave and tidal technologies. The report highlights that this strategically important market could […]

  • 12 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    TÜV SÜD will accompany the construction of the new Sandbank offshore wind farm, located around 90 km off the island of Sylt, providing manufacturing inspection and quality assurance services for the project. The international testing and certification company has won the contract for the certification of the implementation phase, involving production monitoring according to the […]

  • 16 September 2014

    InterMoor UK Operations, part of Acteon’s foundations and moorings business, has completed seven years and more than 2,300 projects without a single lost-time incident (LTI). The safety record includes the companies comprising InterMoor UK Operations – InterMoor Ltd, InterMoor Marine Services Ltd and ChainCo – and operations at three bases, five storage yards and numerous […]

  • 11 September 2014

    At the international maritime trade fair, SMM, one of our reporters made an exclusive interview with Martin Van Leest, Managing Director of ROG Ship Repair. Hereby we are bringing you a part of their conversation. How did it come to a cooperation between Serdijn Ship Repair and Zwagerman Offshore Services? I joined Serdijn Ship Repair […]

  • 26 August 2014

    CWind, a leading provider of services to the offshore wind industry, have signed a three year contract to provide crew and equipment transfer for DONG Energy and Scottish Power at the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm. The contract, which includes an optional extension for a further 2 year period, is valued to CWind […]

  • 31 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    French Electricity Transmission Network (RTE) is inviting tenders for safety consultancy services. Namely, RTE is seeking a contractor to coordinate health and safety protection during the cable laying in waters off French coast. Covered by this tender are four offshore wind projects awarded during the first offshore wind round in France’s Saint-Nazaire (Loire-Atlantique), Courseulles-sur-Mer (Calvados) […]

  • 14 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Maggie McGinlay, Director of Energy and Clean Technologies at Scottish Enterprise, has written an article on using oil and gas sector knowledge in the offshore wind industry and companies from the oil and gas sector that can use vast opportunities in the offshore wind market. There are plenty of opportunities in offshore wind for oil and gas […]

  • 10 July 2014

    Kirsten Bank Christensen will be talking about how A2SEA complies with health and safety expectations in a panel discussion with offshore wind’s biggest operator, DONG Energy.  With offshore wind moving farshore vessel load capacities need to increase and the logistical elements of this require an increased focus on health and safety. A2SEA’s Vice President for […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Training & Education

    CWind Ltd is once again among the winners at the RoSPA Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2014.   The Gold award in the prestigious annual scheme run by the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) was presented during a ceremony at the ExCeL London, on June 17, 2014. Through the scheme, which is open to businesses […]

  • 7 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    A leading survival and health and safety training firm has strengthened its management team with two key appointments as it continues to experience significant growth in the UK. Falck Safety Services (Falck), which has 30 training centres across the world, including three UK centres in Aberdeen and Teesside, has appointed Mike Eriksen as business development […]

  • 30 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ulstein Idea Equipment Solutions (UIES) BV has received the ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certifications for environmental, health and safety management systems. The certificates cover all areas of UIES’ business, from Conceptual development to Customer Service. The company’s operational and management processes have been reviewed and certified by DNV. Since last year, according to ISO9001:2008, this new […]

  • 10 June 2014

    Samuel Leopold, Executive Vice President of DONG Energy Wind Power, has addressed the issue of safety in the offshore wind industry. A2SEA has published Mr. Leopold’s article on this subject: The offshore wind industry is facing two must-win battles. We need to reduce the cost of electricity from offshore wind turbines; and we need to improve […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    Green Marine Solutions (GMS) has issued a high-tech maintenance and safe guano removal in a single efficient package. Long-term and, in some cases, permanent solutions are available. As part of an integrated efficiency-improvement package designed to take the strain out of operational maintenance, GMS working teams can remove both guano from wind turbine working areas […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Training & Education

    Complete Site Safety has moved to its new state of the art health and safety training facility, conveniently located in Liverpool City Centre. The new facility is equipped with a diverse range of environments, each designed to give experience of working in real-world situations. The extensive range of courses provided covers essential health and safety […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education

    The management of occupational health and safety of employees and environmental protection will be the focus of the seminar called “Overall Safety at Work for Offshore Wind Energy”, which will be held on March 19-20, 2014 in Essen. Occupational health and safety laws, regulations and obligations and environmental protection in the field of offshore wind […]

  • 27 January 2014

    SeaRoc have been shortlisted for the 2014 renewableUK Health & Safety Awards for their innovation and delivery of a ‘minimal human intervention’ lattice tower installation methodology, recently deployed at Dogger Bank. SeaRoc, working on behalf of contracting company Fred. Olsen United (FOU) designed and implemented the concept of removing riggers who previously had to be […]

  • 8 January 2014

    Mabey Bridge has been shortlisted as a finalist for the 2014 Renewable Energy Health & Safety Award. According to the organisers, RenewableUK and The Crown Estate, this is the only awards scheme of its kind for the renewable energy industry. The award aims to promote the development, implementation and sharing of best practice in health […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Training & Education

    To improve the services towards their clients, Falck Safety Services in the Netherlands will be offering medical examinations at the training centre at the Maasvlakte-Rotterdam as of January 13th 2014. Delegates to an offshore, maritime or working at heights training can book a medical examination prior to the training. Recent medical examination is required for […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Training & Education

    Conversulting Ltd will be providing the new ‘Managing Safely for Offshore Renewables’ training course now that it has received a licence by the UK’s Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH). This comes in addition to receiving the Renewables Training Network official approval as a training provider (the body set up by the industry trade […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Cost reduction in offshore renewable energy sector is a major issue to everyone involved in it. Charles Thompson of the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has posted an article on this topic. Written by Andrew Jamieson: When I was a trainee engineer coming into the nationalised electricity industry, I worked with experienced professionals, most of […]

  • 25 September 2013

    Offshore helicopter operators Avincis Group, Bristow Group and CHC Helicopter announced they have launched a review of safety practices that will deepen their commitment to share best practices and consistently operate at the highest possible level of safety. The three companies leading this effort will reach out to other helicopter operators to encourage them to […]

  • 16 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Siemens will establish its new projects and construction base in Livingston, and the company is now recruiting to fill 30 working positions at the new base, Herald Scotland informs. The expansion of Siemens’ operations in Scotland will support a 100 more jobs elsewhere, most of them in Scotland and Ireland. Livingston will serve as a […]

  • 7 August 2013

    Offshore wind energy continues to experience an increasing share of the electricity generation market in Europe. Both the UK and Germany have set up ambitious goals to further expand their offshore wind energy capacity. Relatively smaller countries such as Belgium for example are also stepping up their offshore capacity and are investing in research projects […]