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  • 10 November 2015

    Spanish company Laulagun Bearings, in collaboration with IK4-IKERLAN, has developed bearings for offshore wind turbines that are capable of self-diagnosis and of making their condition known to the wind turbine’s control system. This will help minimise damage and coincide maintenance work with times when it is possible to access the wind turbine, according to a press release […]

  • 31 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Funds managed by IK Investment Partners (“IK”) are to acquire a majority stake in Ampelmann, a Dutch-based leading supplier of Motion Compensated Gangway (MCG) systems to the offshore energy sector, from its founders. Financial details for the transaction were not disclosed. Headquartered in Delft, the Netherlands, the company is the leading supplier of MCG systems […]

  • 27 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Ampelmann, the Dutch-based leading supplier of Motion Compensated Gangway (MCG) systems to the offshore energy sector has expanded its global footprint through the acquisition of Dutch Offshore Solutions. Financial details for the transaction were not disclosed. Ampelmann provides systems to safely transfer people and cargo from ships to offshore oil rigs or wind turbines, even […]

  • 21 May 2019

    The Japanese New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) has shared videos showing the construction and installation of the two-bladed Hibiki floating wind turbine. The Aerodyn SCD 3MW turbine, installed on Ideol’s Damping Pool floating foundation, was towed from the Kitakyushu Port to the installation site some 15km off Kitakyushu City on 29 August 2018. Hibiki, set to be […]

  • 15 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    First German Floating Foundation Secures Grid Connection German engineering consultancy Gicon has received permission from a governmental agency to feed 2.3MW of grid connection capacity through the country’s first floating offshore foundation – GICON®-SOF. RWE-Led Consortium to Bid for Dutch Borssele OW Projects RWE Innogy, EDP Renewables and Macquarie Capital have formed a consortium to […]

  • 19 December 2016

    The European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme is funding CL-Windcon (Closed Loop Wind Farm Control) project with EUR 4.9 million. CL-Windcon aims to lead to a reduction of the levelised cost of energy by 10% achieved through an increase in energy production, a reduction of O&M costs, lifetime extension and material cost reductions. The […]

  • 23 October 2013

    Kishorn Port Ltd.’s (KPL) planning application for the redevelopment of the redundant oil fabrication yard at Kishorn was given the full support of The Highland Council at today’s (22 October) Planning Committee meeting in Inverness. The way is now clear for KPL to market the Yard to the emerging renewables sector as a potential site […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, is showcasing its capabilities and several innovative technologies for future grid integration of offshore wind power, at the Global Offshore Wind Conference and Exhibition in London, from June 13-14, 2012. ABB is also the core sponsor of the event. Offshore wind integration projects are extremely complex as […]

  • 9 November 2012

    York based building services company, SES, has secured further work at the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec), writes Nebusiness. The company will work on the world’s largest facility for wind turbine drive-train testing of up to 15MW. Earlier this year SES completed the 3MW drive drain test facility for Narec. SES regional director, Steve Joyce, […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Grid Connection

    Dogger Bank Creyke Beck offshore wind energy development proposals have received the green light from East Riding of Yorkshire Council. The Council voted unanimously, after the recommendation from the Director of Planning and Economic Regeneration’s report, for the proposal to connect the potential 2.4 GW offshore wind development to the grid at an existing substation […]

  • 20 December 2012

    PROMOTING the region’s positive features is vital in attracting new business connected with renewable energy, according to a sponsor of a green awards event. George Baker, managing director of East Yorkshire-based KRL Group Ltd, said the “time has come” for the Hull and Humber area to be better at showcasing its qualities. Mr Baker said […]

  • 18 September 2016

    Vattenfall to Build Two Nearshore Wind Farms in Denmark Vattenfall has won the Danish nearshore wind tender after submitting the final bid for Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord sites on 1 September and offering the lowest bid of 0,475 kr/kWh. Borssele Story Not Over for Shell? Royal Dutch Shell is considering bidding at the upcoming […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has expanded its intellectual property (IP) to ensure its cutting edge innovations are protected around the world. The IP applies to Sea State Tuning, a revolutionary system that ensures that the WaveSub wave energy converter – […]

  • 5 May 2011

      Comfort at Sea, the joint venture between Blue Water Shipping, Denmark and ISP, Miami, has arranged a charter of the M/V SEA SPIRIT to Siemens PLC, as an offshore accommodation vessel for wind turbine installations in the Irish Sea. The vessel has been delivered Barrow-in-Furness, UK, and will be on charter until the beginning/mid-September, […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Reef Subsea has taken the step to restructure its business into two divisions – one being a new division focused on integrated subsea projects and the second a restructure of the Dredging & Excavation division. In the restructure, Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical and Reef Subsea Norway has merged to form the new division, Reef […]

  • 23 February 2011

    A location has been found for a proposed wind farm off the south coast of England, which could eventually aid civil engineering recruitment.   (news.careerstructur) [mappress] Source:news.careerstructure , February 23, 2011

  • 30 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    CTC Marine Projects Ltd., Trico Offshore Ltd. and Deep Ocean AS, all subsidiaries of DeepOcean Group Holding AS, today announced that they are rebranding and changing name to DeepOcean.  “The move is more than a name change,” says DeepOcean Group CEO Bart Heijermans. “We will operate as one company offering our customers a unique integrated suite of subsea […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    As a direct result of discussions with statutory consultees and local communities, Navitus Bay has announced a significant reduction to its proposed wind park in Poole Bay. The changes, which include moving the development further out to sea and making it smaller in scale, will reduce the potential visual impact of the project from key […]

  • 20 December 2011

    The offshore marine energy project in Cornwall, which allows developers to test new wave energy technology, will be taken on by the Government to secure its future as a vital part of the UK’s green energy sources. The Department for Business Innovation and Skills (BIS) will take over ownership of the Wave Hub asset from […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    UK Docks Marine Services expand its existing Tyneside, South Shields and Gosport, Hampshire operations. UK Docks have widened operations to the West Coast in order to service current contracts as well as develop operations within the growing wind farm industry. UK Docks will be operating from one of three bays in the purpose built, state […]

  • 15 October 2013

    The charter demand for the latest generation of offshore wind farm Personnel Transport Vessels [PTVs] from Tidal Transit Limited has enabled this young North Norfolk company to commission the construction of a fourth vessel with Spanish boat builder Mercurio Plastics. Kitty Petra will be constructed to the same specification as her three sister vessels, and […]

  • 4 July 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Navantia has completed the construction of the East Anglia ONE offshore substation (topside), which is scheduled to set sail from the shipyard at Puerto Real in Spain in early August and arrive at the UK construction site in early September. 

  • 1 February 2011

    On the outskirts of one of China’s most polluted cities, an old farmer stares despairingly out across an immense lake of bubbling toxic… (dailymail) [mappress] Source: dailymail, February 01, 2011

  • 4 May 2010
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Vattenfall is placing another piece into the climate puzzle by starting off the construction work of its third wind farm in the UK in…   [mappress] Source: Vattenfall , May 04, 2010;

  • 30 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      IFS, the global enterprise applications company, today announced that one of the leading international renewable energy consultants, Natural… (ifsworld) [mappress] Source: ifsworld, May 30, 2011

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fugro’s UK geotech companies have been restructured as Fugro GeoServices Ltd. The renaming completes the integration of key UK specialists – Fugro Seacore, Fugro Engineering Services, EM Drilling, Fugro Loadtest, Fugro Instrumentation & Monitoring and Fugro Aperio. Fugro GeoServices Ltd employs close to 600 staff and undertakes seven key activities: nearshore geotechnical, offshore geotechnical, marine […]