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  • 11 September 2011

      A contractor for one of the wind farm’s construction suppliers fell ill due to a non-work related condition onboard the floating hotel “Wind Ambition” and had to be airlifted to hospital. The Coastguard was telephoned early in the morning following a diagnosis from the onboard medic that the contractor required urgent medical assistance. Due […]

  • 4 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    EnBW and Iberdrola have concluded a contract under which EnBW will provide services for the construction of the Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. The two-year contract covers services dealing with the coordination of shipping traffic, health and safety and environmental protection at the construction site. The EnBW Offshore Team will share their […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Grid Connection

    Lancashire based EDS is marking the completion of a £10m contract for cable termination work at the world’s second largest operating offshore wind farm, with an exemplary health and safety record. EDS has now completed all high voltage and fibre optic cabling works on the 160 wind turbine transition pieces and both offshore substations at the wind farm, located […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Steel River Consultants (SRC) has announced another significant win for the business. The company has been awarded a major round 3 wind farm project in the role of CDM Co-ordinator. Steel River offers a fresh approach to a wide range of quality Health and Safety consultancy support which spans all industry sectors, offering a particular […]

  • 28 June 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has announced the winners of the association’s inaugural Energy Awards.  More than three-hundred guests, including business leaders and politicians, attended the awards ceremony at the Intercontinental Park Lane last night (27th June). Maria McCaffery, Chief Executive said: “We created these awards […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 January 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Aquatic Engineering & Construction Ltd, an Acteon company, has achieved 1,000 consecutive days without a lost-time incident. Aquatic’s president, Chris Brooks, said: “I am proud to announce that, on Sunday, 14 December 2014, Aquatic reached the health and safety milestone of 1,000 days without a lost-time incident.  “1,000 days without an incident means we have […]

  • 18 December 2014

    SgurrEnergy, in partnership with work at height and rescue specialists, heightec, has developed the good practice guideline ‘Working at height in the offshore wind industry’ for the Energy Institute and G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association. The guideline, launched at a G9 event in central London on 2nd December, has been developed to reflect […]

  • 26 August 2015

    Turbine Transfers has appointed Andy Nattrass as Customer and Business Development Manager. Andy’s career spans over 18 years within the maritime industry with experience in front-line vessel operations, including time as Master of Survey Vessels, Workboats and CTV’s, and additional experience in Health and Safety and project and supplier management. Andy, a former Project Manager […]

  • 4 August 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    ScottishPower Renewables has awarded SeaRoc Group with a 5-year framework contract to provide Health, Safety and Quality management support to their 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. Scope of work includes provision of specialist personnel to provide advice and support to the project during construction, development of management systems, and to deliver training to […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Atlastitan has been contracted by TenneT Offshore GmbH to assist it in the commissioning of German offshore grid connection systems. The business activities of Atlastitan comprise logistics, commercial and technical support. Atlastitan has been entrusted with the planning and implementation of machinery related operation projects. The team at Atlastitan takes over, among other tasks, the electrical and mechanical engineering, […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Energy Health & Safety training experts, Falck Nutec, have become the first company to receive approval to deliver both basic RenewableUK (RUK) courses: Working at Height & Rescue – Wind Turbines – and Marine Safety Training. The additions to the existing training portfolio will mean that the Teesside centre will be one of the most […]

  • 28 November 2011

    SMart Wind today announced that it has been independently certified by Lloyds Register for Quality Assurance (LRQA) for its integrated management system for Safety, Health, Environment and Quality. The certification verifies that SMart Wind’s management system meets internationally recognised Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Standards ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001. The Company, which […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 August 2014

    Offshore vessel operator Rix Sea Shuttle has landed two contracts with Siemens. The Rix Lion, the largest and newest vessel in the company’s fleet, has been employed by the engineering giant to carry out lube oil changes on the gear boxes at the adjoining wind farms Lynn and Inner Dowsing off the south Lincolnshire coast. […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) has launched the Floating Offshore Wind Committee to promote the acceleration of commercial-scale floating offshore wind.

  • 2 December 2014
    Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    The Institution of Occupational Safety and Health (IOSH) was invited by RWE to look around the giant Gwynt Y Môr site. The wind farm is nearing completion and has an excellent health and safety record throughout the construction period. Despite the many risks associated with the activities undertaken on this type of offshore project, there have been […]

  • 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) […]

  • 28 April 2011
    Business & Finance

      Marine and engineering company SeaRoc, part of the Natural Power group, has today announced the successful appointment of four new team members who bring with them a wealth of industry experience from the Renewables Industry, combined with wider knowledge from the oil & gas and other offshore sectors. The recruitment drive is a result […]

  • 29 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The State of Massachusetts has set aside USD 700,000 to advance three studies relating to offshore wind development. The funds will be allocated to nine academic and research institutions across Massachusetts and it will support offshore wind research projects to identify industry workforce training and safety requirements; establish a multi-university partnership focused on innovation and driving down costs; and develop […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK-based CWind is relocating its headquarters to Grimsby with effect from 1 July. The company, part of the Global Marine Group (GMG), has also announced the restructuring of the business. The decision is said to have been made to position the UK company closer to customers and to refocus on key service areas. At the […]

  • 11 July 2016

    Following the release of the Basic Maintenance Training (BMT) Standard by the Global Wind Organisation (GWO) on 4 July 2016, DNV GL has approved Maersk Training in Esbjerg as the first organisation to conduct all three modules in the new standard. The Basic Maintenance Training standard contains three modules: Hydraulics Training Mechanical Training Electrical Training […]

  • 17 June 2011

    The report, published yesterday, follows a summit meeting for the offshore wind power industry convened by Lowestoft-based OrbisEnergy, the regional technology, innovation and incubation hub for offshore renewables, in partnership with the Royal Academy of Engineering. At the round-table meeting, held in March and chaired by the academy’s president, Lord Browne of Madingley, the former […]