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  • 12 June 2013
    Training & Education

    GE, with the collaboration of Bureau Veritas, has organized the first Wind Farm Health & Safety seminar in Paris, France on June 27th, 2013. The event will include the participation of other important institutional and wind industry players and will allow attendees to discuss important subjects related to the safety of wind farms, while exchanging […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Multi-discipline subsea engineering and training firm Jee Ltd has continued to focus on improving standards across its business and has been awarded re-certification for the international standards ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 under the risk management foundation DNV (Det Norske Veritas). The company, which provides a range of subsea engineering expertise on a variety of […]

  • 14 May 2013

    The terminal operator, Cuxport, handled a major order for the wind turbine manufacturer REpower Systems SE between the end of February and the middle of May – and completed it without making any errors at all. Cuxport transhipped 22 tower segments, which were manufactured at AMBAU in Cuxhaven. The components are earmarked for 11 offshore […]

  • 24 April 2013

    Today the Crown Estate launched a new website to support industry collaboration in the emerging wave and tidal industry. The Wave and Tidal Knowledge Network will make it easier for organisations to share information with each other and help deliver industry growth. The coverage of the Knowledge Network is broad, and includes such topics as […]

  • 22 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    At its Shareholders’ Meeting in Zamudio (Bilbao) , Gamesa approved the financial statements and conduct of business for 2012. Gamesa Chairman Ignacio Martín provided shareholders an overview of the company’s results in 2012 and presented the outlook for 2013. In his presentation, he underlined the very complex commitment he made one year ago: to lay […]

  • 17 April 2013

    Yesterday, the Obama Administration released its final plan for translating the National Ocean Policy into on-the-ground actions to benefit the American people. With significant public input from a wide spectrum of individuals and interests, the final Implementation Plan focuses on improving coordination to speed Federal permitting decisions; better manage the ocean, coastal, and Great Lakes […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Training & Education

    Effective Offshore Ltd is an Irish offshore health and safety training provider which specialises in training and preparing people for employment in the Offshore Oil and Gas and Renewables sectors. The following is a video of Marine Safety Training, which is the ideal Course for those looking to work in the Offshore Renewable Energy sector, […]

  • 21 March 2013

    Newcomer and offshore service specialist SeaZip Offshore Service selects MirTac and StarIPS to support fleet management for its sophisticated newly built offshore service vessels. The contract includes StarIPS software and related implementation services such as database set-up, procedures implementation and related training and consultancy. The software will include maintenance, purchasing, vessel administration, QHSE management and […]

  • 25 February 2013

    SGS Global Renewables QHSE Manager, Jim Green was a guest presenter at the January 2013 Renewable UK (RUK) Health and Safety Conference held in the English city of Sheffield. The presentation focused on quality, health, safety and environment (QHSE) in wave and tidal projects specifically regarding safety in the marine environment and highlighted the need […]

  • 21 February 2013

    Since 2009 CWind has logged over 600,000 working hours with a zero LTI record (Lost Time Incidents) on project solutions with the offshore wind farm sector. This means 4 years working without any Lost Time Incidents. CWind ‘s high SHEQ (Safety, Health, Environmental & Quality) standards, reflect the company’s core commitment both to its staff […]

  • 19 February 2013

    As part of a February tour, The Secretary of State for Scotland, Michael Moore visited Technip Offshore Wind’s Aberdeen headquarters to hear about current and upcoming Technip Projects and how the Company has adapted its Oil & Gas heritage to the development of award-winning, cutting-edge technology geared to providing safe, effective project delivery in the […]

  • 11 February 2013

    Forewind’s practice run-through approach to offshore surveys has been named as runner-up in the RenewableUK and The Crown Estate, Renewable Energy Health and Safety Award for 2013. Introduced during 2011 and rolled out in 2012, the approach involves full in-harbour enactments of each activity to be undertaken on vessels during surveys offshore. It was developed to improve […]

  • 11 February 2013
    Training & Education

    Good health and safety performance is a high priority in the offshore renewables market and provides a competitive advantage for most Small and Medium Enterprises. However, the additional cost of certification or listing with verification services can be prohibitive and time consuming. Conversulting’s independent safety audit simplifies the requirements of OHSAS 18001 by differentiating between […]

  • 22 January 2013
    Training & Education

    Falck Nutec Teesside is celebrating after becoming the world’s only industrial training facility to hold approval to deliver all five Global Wind Organisation (GWO) training modules as well as both of the Renewable UK wind industry specific training courses. The landmark has been reached after Falck Nutec achieved approval to deliver the GWO Basic Safety […]

  • 2 January 2013

    Osiris Projects announced that their health & safety management system has successfully achieved OHSAS 18001:2007 certification, accredited by NQA. OHSAS 18001:2007 is the internationally recognised standard providing a cohesive framework for the monitoring, management and continuous improvement of occupational health and safety. This follows an excellent year for the company in terms of health and […]

  • 29 November 2012

    PMSS, global renewable energy consultants are sponsoring RenewableUK’s annual Health & Safety Event next year. The Renewable Industry’s premier event health and safety event, which will showcase the leading companies and organisations within the sector, is celebrating its ninth year and will gather over 400 industry H&S professionals in Sheffield. PMSS has been established in […]

  • 8 November 2012

    RenewableUK has announced that the IOSH President Subash Ludhra will be delivering a keynote address at Health & Safety 2013. Subash is a qualified occupational hygienist, now specialising in risk management and loss control. He has a wealth of experience gained from industry and commerce, both in the UK and overseas. IOSH are the biggest […]

  • 9 October 2012

    In little over a month, the first-ever Offshore Wind Energy Summit with an exclusive focus on grids, foundations and installation technology will take place in Hamburg, the principal location for offshore wind in Europe. More than 150 senior level wind industry executives – already comprised of 25 Utilities and 80 installation specialists – have begun […]

  • 4 September 2012

    RenewableUK and The Crown Estate announce that the submission period for the 2013 Renewable Energy Health & Safety Award is now open. The award aims to promote the development, implementation and sharing of best practice in health and safety across the sector. Organisations of any size are eligible for entry, with judges taking account of […]

  • 22 August 2012

    The use of real offshore technology is indispensable for sound training of personnel for deployment in offshore wind farms, and for their safety on site. “Preparedness for emergencies, concepts for the saving and recovery of employees in emergency situations, and the maintenance of industrial health and safety standards are prerequisite for the safe erection and […]

  • 2 August 2012

    The Taoiseach Enda Kenny, TD, on Tuesday, July 31st, launched a Government plan to double the value of Ireland’s ocean wealth to 2.4% of GDP by 2030 and increase the turnover from ocean economy to exceed €6.4bn by 2020. The report, ‘Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth – An Integrated Marine Plan for Ireland’ was launched at […]

  • 23 July 2012

    Crewing and recruitment agency iPS announced that as per July 18th, the company is OHSAS certified. OHSAS stands for Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series and is an international standard for safety management.  “This is an important milestone for our company and confirms our outlined values and quality management policy”, says Erwin Broeders, Director of […]

  • 3 July 2012

    DylanGroup, the international trade organization providing complete packages of steel piping products and services, is Gold Sponsor of the 2012 edition of Offshore Energy, Exhibition & Conference. The 5th edition of this annual event takes place at 23 and 24 October in Amsterdam RAI, the Netherlands.  DylanGroup has been an exhibitor at Offshore Energy at […]

  • 28 June 2012

    The Belgian company Sarens and Verbrugge Terminals from Flushing (Vlissingen) in the Netherlands announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership, resulting in a synergy of know-how and capability. Both partners have signed an exclusive agreement to work intensively together for all onshore logistics related to offshore wind farms. Verbrugge Terminals is a leading […]

  • 21 June 2012

    A new centre for safety at sea is being created in Bremen in the form of the “European Offshore HSSE Centre”. “HSSE” is the acronym for “Health, Safety, Security and the Environment”. The Centre is being developed by Bremeninvest (WFB Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen GmbH) and Europe-CENTER AG at City Airport Bremen. Also on board is the […]

  • 14 June 2012

    It has been announced today that Fendercare Marine and Strainstall, members of James Fisher and Sons plc, in conjunction with Maritime International have launched two new exciting products – the Eco-Fender™ range and the Vessel Motion Monitoring System™, both specifically targeted to assist in the safe transfer of personnel during offshore wind farm operations.  Vessel […]