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  • 10 June 2016

    Belgian Council of Ministers has approved, on second reading, a draft bill to amend the system of granting green certificates for electricity produced by wind farms in the North Sea. The mechanism for granting of green certificates concerns Rentel (296MW) and Norther (350MW) offshore wind farms, and will provide for an LCOE (Levelized Cost of Energy) of EUR 124/MWh for […]

  • 16 November 2015

    The SeaPlanner software has been selected as a marine coordination and management tool for the Nordsee One offshore wind farm. Nordsee One is the first project to utilize the recent upgrades to the SeaPlanner software, which includes a new mapping platform featuring an enhanced vessel guard zone alerting and analysis tool. This feature was developed to address the […]

  • 24 October 2019

    Italian classification society RINA has carried out a full appraisal of the construction drawings and plans and is carrying out statutory and class certification of Prysmian’s new cable laying vessel Leonardo Da Vinci. The new vessel is being built by Vard, a Fincantieri company, at one of its shipyards in Norway, with the hull being fabricated […]

  • 10 May 2016
    R&D, Technology

    Spanish engineering company SAITEC asked ECN to quantify the benefits of its floating wind concept – Swinging Around Twin Hull (SATH) – and to demonstrate the concept’s added value. SAITEC’s solution has a single mooring point. Two twin concrete hulls are fastened to the mooring point with a bearing, allowing the platform to swing around this point. ECN calculated that connecting to one […]

  • 15 June 2016

    Siemens will present technologies and services that will help lowering the levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) at the Global Offshore Wind 2016 (GOW) trade show, to be held on 21 and 22 June in Manchester. The company will showcase new technologies in wind turbines, grid connection, and operations and services and present its enhanced portfolio of services […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Cost reduction keeps on being one of the primary goals of the ever-growing offshore wind industry. Recognising the industry’s requirements, companies supporting construction and operation of offshore wind farms are expanding their ranges of services to both contribute the push to cut the costs and to tap into the vast opportunities offered. One of them is CWind, whose Managing Director Lee Andrews explained: “Our strategy is to look for bigger scope of work contracts that give more added value to both the client and to us.”

  • 3 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Spain’s Acciona posted an attributable net profit of EUR 166 million in the first nine months of 2015, an 11.6% increase compared with the same period in 2014, mainly due to the growth in renewable power generation and the sales of wind turbines manufactured by Acciona Windpower in international markets. Ordinary earnings before tax (EBT) grew 69.5% […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Haizea Wind has sent off the final two towers for the SeaMade offshore wind turbines from Bilbao. The Spain-based Haizea Wind is delivering 12 wind turbine towers for the project, which will feature 58 Siemens Gamesa 8.4 MW turbines. The first tower parts arrived from the port of Aviles in Spain to Belgium in mid-March, onboard […]

  • 7 December 2017
    Ports & Logistics, R&D

    BVG Associates (BVGA) has published an updated report on future costs of energy for offshore wind for InnoEnergy, examining how technology innovation is anticipated to reduce the cost of energy from European offshore wind farms up to 2030.

  • 15 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics

    Offshore foundations manufacturer Sif Holding has prepared a set of measures in preparation for possible underutilization of the company’s 300 Kton annual production capacity in 2018.

  • 24 March 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    The New York Power Authority wants to build a utility-size wind farm in Lake Erie. They’re calling it the Great Lakes Offshore Wind (GLOW)…   [mappress] Source: observertoday, March 23, 2010;

  • 2 May 2020

    A heavy-lift crane installed on the offshore installation vessel Orion has collapsed while undergoing load tests at the Liebherr construction yard in Rostock, Germany. The Orion is under construction and owned by COSCO (QIDONG) OFFSHORE CO., LTD. COSCO is expected to deliver the DP3 vessel to DEME NV in the second half of May. Several […]

  • 30 June 2016

    Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm) has completed a major modification and maintenance project on A2SEA’s jack-up vessel Sea Installer. The principle scope of work involved the extension of the main crane boom, giving the Sea Installer increased reaching capacity. Other work comprised structural modifications as a consequence of the larger crane. The crane boom was lengthened by inserting […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Commitment by Massachusetts to develop offshore wind energy at a scale of 2,000 MW, combined with ongoing technology and industry advances, will lower previously projected costs for the clean energy source by as much as 55 percent in the next decade, according to a new study by the University of Delaware’s Special Initiative on Offshore Wind (SIOW). […]

  • 19 October 2011

    The United Kingdom’s Energy Technologies Institute wants to make energy from waves, and it wants to make it cheap.   by Pete Danko (earthtechling) [mappress] Source: earthtechling, October 19, 2011

  • 9 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    SSE Renewables has appointed RPS as the lead consultant for offshore Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and shadow Habitat Regulation Appraisal (HRA) for Berwick Bank and Marr Bank offshore wind projects, formerly known as Seagreen 2 and 3. RPS will lead the development of the Berwick Bank and Marr Bank Scoping Reports, EIA Reports, HRA Screening […]

  • 15 March 2019

    Huadian Wenqiang, a self-elevating offshore wind platform, has set sail to Zhanjiang in China’s Guangdong Province to start its first construction project. In December 2017, Nantong Rainbow Offshore & Engineering Equipments received the order to build the jack-up from Jiangsu Lande Offshore & Engineering. The vessel was delivered to the owner on 15 February. The platform is […]

  • 30 May 2017

    Huisman Offshore wind installation cranes  The product range for customised offshore wind installation cranes is a result of decades of experience in designing and building heavy lift offshore cranes, complemented by operational know how of Huisman’s clients, which is incorporated to improve our designs. Huisman’s range includes pedestal cranes and mast cranes for both jackup […]

  • 5 February 2018

    SeaZip Offshore Service B.V. SeaZip Offshore Service focusses on robust, manoeuvrable crew transfer, support and survey vessels. They can rapidly and flexibly be deployed in short-term and long-term projects in the offshore oil and gas industry and the offshore wind industry. SeaZip Offshore Service provides sophisticated service and support vessels and excellent ship management. We […]

  • 30 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    MMT has commenced geophysical surveys of the seabed at the Revolution Wind and South Fork offshore wind project sites off the U.S. East Coast, using the MV Deep Helder vessel from SeaMar. The Sweden-based offshore survey company awarded a six-month contract to SeaMar for the offshore support vessel Deep Helder, with the contract’s start date […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Bibby Marine Services has taken delivery of its second Damen Accommodation Support Vessel (ASV) 9020, Bibby WaveMaster Horizon, at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. On her arrival in the North Sea, the Bibby WaveMaster Horizon will begin maintenance work off the coast of Germany on two EnBW and Enbridge-owned windfarms– Hohe See and Albatros – for Siemens […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    JR Rix & Sons Ltd and Boston Energy have formed a joint venture, BostonRix Wind Ltd, to offer a set of integrated services to offshore wind developers and OEMs. JR Rix & Sons Ltd is the parent company of the Humber-based wind farm support vessel owner and operator Rix Sea Shuttle, and the East Yorkshire-headquartered Boston Energy is a provider […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Dutch foundation components manufacturer Sif Holding N.V. plans to load out the first monopiles from its new facility at Maasvlakte 2 in Rotterdam in the last quarter of this year. The production of the first monopiles in Rotterdam is expected to start in the second half of September 2016, the company said in its financial […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A report by KIC InnoEnergy and BVG Associates has identified fifty offshore wind innovations which have the potential to make a substantial reduction in the levelised cost of energy (LCOE) through changes to design, hardware, software or process. The report, ‘Future renewable energy costs: offshore wind’, found that the technologies could reduce the LCOE by a […]

  • 8 November 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Ten European partners have teamed up to develop novel offshore wind turbine blade technologies in an effort to lower the levelised cost of energy (LCOE).

  • 6 February 2020

    ELA Container Offshore ELA provides bespoke accommodation solutions for all non-hazardous areas as Temporary Living Quarters, Offices, Mess Rooms, Galleys, Laundry, Recreation or Locker Rooms for your individual demand. Additionally, ELA also offers a wide range of offshore cargo carrying units (CCUs). Our product range includes: • The 20 ft Allrounder Accommodation Container The 20 […]