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  • 20 August 2014
    Training & Education

    Beatrice Freeman, who studies Chemistry at Oxford University, spent a week with the Norstec Academy and wrote a blog post about her impression of offshore wind industry:  My week with the Norstec Academy, touring the offshore wind industry, was a truly unique experience. The week was packed with visits and tours of companies involved in all […]

  • 22 April 2012

    The EWEA Annual Event 2012 in Copenhagen has now drawn to a close. But what were the main messages of the Chairs of the six themed “tracks” – from policy to financing – to the wind energy industry and politicians? Uncertainty is very high in the market, in particular for the post-2020 years, Jan Serup […]

  • 24 January 2012

    Europe’s largest subsea event, Subsea 2012, will boast an impressive line-up of international delegates when it opens its doors on February 8 at Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre for two days to highlight the industry’s global opportunities. Subsea UK’s annual conference and exhibition has attracted leading industry figures from Russia, Ghana, Mexico, Venezuela, Brazil, China, […]

  • 10 September 2012

    The exhibitors were satisfied, and there were streams of trade visitors from all parts of the world – SMM impressively confirmed its position again, as the number one stimulus event for the maritime industry in 2012. The 25th shipbuilding, machinery & marine technology international trade fair hamburg ended on 7 September, after four days of […]

  • 8 December 2011

    Norfolk watercolourist, John Hurst who specialises in capturing the area’s maritime heritage as well as local landscapes has turned his attention to the Sheringham Shoal project as an example of maritime history in the making. The two resulting highly original works – both featuring the turbine installation jack-up vessel ‘GMS Endeavour’ – were completed later […]

  • 7 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    In order to verify the fact that its Offshore Windfarm Crew Transfer Vessels were among the best in the business, Island Shipping decided to look back through the transfer logs. While operating for 20 months on Sheringham Shoal Offshore Windfarm, the Island Tiger and Island Panther carried out 37,205 logged personnel transfers. At the peak of […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Are you ready to tackle the challenges both short and long term? Secure your seat now for the Offshore WIND Conference where we will delve deeper into the opportunities and challenges the offshore wind industry is facing now and will face up to 2050.

  • 28 November 2018
    Authorities

    The French government presented a multiannual energy programme on 27 November, revealing plans to increase onshore wind capacity from the current 14.3GW to some 35GW by 2030 and to add further 2.2GW of offshore wind, on top of the 3GW already tendered and waiting to be built.

  • 10 January 2012

    Waterman has an expanding portfolio of energy projects in the fields of conventional power generation, transmission, distribution, energy from waste and renewable energy projects. In November 2011, Waterman attended the conference on offshore wind energy, organised by the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) in Amsterdam. The event, the largest of its type in the world, […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based developer of wave energy technology, welcomed Carl Sargeant AM, the Minister for Natural Resources in Wales, to its offices on Thursday, June 26. The Minister enjoyed a presentation and guided tour of the business, which showcased the potential of the WaveSub, a wave energy converter being developed and tested by the […]

  • 17 October 2011
    R&D, Technology

      The pieces of what could one day change the whole electrical power industry in Florida don’t look impressive.   By James Kirley (tcpalm) [mappress] Source: tcpalm, October 17, 2011

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    A2SEA earned DKK 276,5 million (EUR 37 million) in 2013, which is the largest ever profit for the company in the 14 years of its operation. “We secured a very large occupancy of our vessels in 2013 including our new vessel SEA INSTALLER operating throughout the entire year. This has resulted in an impressive revenue […]

  • 4 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    ENTREPRENEUR Tony Trapp is hoping to start securing orders for his latest engineering venture within weeks after impressing potential…   By Babette Decker (journallive) [mappress] Source: journallive, January 04, 2011

  • 24 March 2011

    Impressive as U.S. wind energy growth is, the expansion now under way in China is even more so. China has enough onshore harnessable wind to…   By Lester Brown (sustainablebusiness) [mappress] Source: sustainablebusiness, March 24, 2011  

  • 19 December 2012
    Authorities

    Environment Minister Dr. Stefan Birkner visited ENOVA last Thursday. The focus of the meeting was the discussion on various topics of renewable energy. The Environment Minister has confirmed that the Renewable Energy Act (EEG) still has a priority. Onshore and offshore wind power and photovoltaics electricity production take priority. Birkner was impressed on the performance […]

  • 18 April 2011

      Seajacks International (Seajacks) continues to build an impressive track record for the efficient and effective installation of offshore wind turbines. Having concluded their current assignment at Greater Gabbard, Seajacks’ two self-propelled jack-up vessels will transit to Falmouth Harbour, where they will undergo mobilisation works and be modified to work in tandem on the Walney […]

  • 28 January 2013

    Last week, Alstom launched construction works of its first two offshore wind turbine factories in Saint-Nazaire, France. The plants will be entirely devoted to assembling nacelles and manufacturing generators for the 6 MW Haliade 150 offshore wind turbine. Check out the artist impression of the plants in this video: [mappress] Offshore WIND Staff, January 28, […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    wpd Offshore Solutions GmbH has become the latest European wind farm operator to take James Fisher Marine Services’ Mermaid as its tool for assessing the weather risk on its offshore construction and O&M activities.

  • 1 October 2012

    Houlder and BMT Nigel Gee today have announced that their jointly developed Turbine Access System (TAS) has successfully completed an extensive set of offshore trials. The TAS was fitted to Turbine Transfers’ 24m Cemlyn Bay for a four week trials period at RWE’s Rhyl Flats offshore windfarm. The TAS is a lightweight motion compensated gangway […]

  • 10 July 2015
    Technology

    Australian wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has been selected as a finalist in the Clean Energy Council’s (CEC) Industry Awards. Carnegie was selected as a finalist in the Innovation category by the CEC, and was highlighted as a pioneer of the Australian wave energy industry for its Perth Wave Energy Project. The […]

  • 4 July 2013

    Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) plc (TLSB) has launched a new, 3D virtual reality programme showing the proposed tidal energy lagoon in the context of Swansea Bay. Developed by Swansea-based iCreate in collaboration with design engineers Atkins and master-planners LDA Design, the interactive fly-through takes viewers on a journey of discovery, bringing the proposed lagoon to […]

  • 23 March 2012

    Energi Coast, in conjuction with NOF Energy and Subsea North East, showcased North East England’s impressive offshore renewables capabilities at an event at the House of Commons. Sponsored by North Tyneside MP, Mary Glindon, the event was held on the prestigious Terrace Pavillion at the Palace of Westminster. More than 30 Members of Parliament and […]

  • 13 January 2014

    The programme for WINDFORCE Baltic Sea is impressive. In two days, more than 100 conference participants will get a comprehensive view of issues related to renewable energy production in the Baltic Sea. Eight theme sessions and 30 international speakers will deal with nearly everything in the value-adding chain, from research, installation and logistics to financing, […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Representatives from South Carolina and North Carolina met in Charlotte in June to discuss opportunities for collaborating to accelerate the development of offshore wind energy on the south Atlantic seaboard. The meeting is being heralded as a significant first step towards regional collaboration for offshore wind in the Southeast. The objective of the two-state meeting […]

  • 19 September 2012
    R&D

    Growing government support, combined with significant untapped potential, could see the UK’s renewable energy installed capacity almost match that of the traditionally dominant thermal sector by 2025, states new research by alternative energy experts GlobalData. The company’s latest report (“Solar PV in the UK, Market Outlook to 2025 – Capacity, Generation, Levelized Cost of Energy […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Dalby Offshore Renewables purchased Boat 12 from Alicat Workboats of Great Yarmouth, after it bought two crew transfer vessels from the Great Yarmouth’s company earlier this year. Prior to purchasing the two crew transfer vessels, Dalby put the Alicat through its paces with various sea trials and an exhaustive evaluation process, however the vessel passed […]