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Mech-Tool Engineering (MTE) has completed a fabrication project comprising a series of transportation cradles for the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.
Last week, HelWin bèta platform reached its final destination in the German North Sea, where the platform will supply more than half a million households with sustainable energy. Imtech Marine is responsible for the design, construction and commissioning of the HVAC system, being the heating, ventilation and especially the cooling of all high-quality equipment on […]
Maritime Tidal Energy Corporation (MTEC), a marine renewable energy consulting company based in Nova Scotia, Canada, announced yesterday that it has exceeded necessary measurements and has become a certified B Corporation. Only companies that exceed rigorous social and environmental measurements can become a Certified B Corporation. MTEC was certified by an independent, non profit US […]
On 27 February Imtech Marine Netherlands signed a large HVAC contract with Heerema Fabrication Group (Zwijndrecht, Netherlands). Imtech Marine will provide the Offshore Wind Energy project HelWin2 with all Heating, Ventilation and Airconditioning (HVAC). It is one of the largest platforms built at this moment. The platform connects an enormous wind park cluster in the […]
Mercon and Liandon announce that Imtech has joined their MLK Projects consortium. MLK Projects was founded by Liandon and Mercon earlier this year to market a new innovation in offshore substations named COSS for Compact Offshore Substation. As associated engineering company, KCI was heavily involved in the design. Victor Krijt, Business Development Manager at Liandon […]
Imtech Marine’s Advanced Support Agreements, which include 24/7 remote Monitoring & Maintenance, are raising interest among ship owners. Recently, Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) signed a support contract for a second crane vessel. The Imtech Marine support agreement covers all of the systems onboard, including VSAT, computers, navigation and communication equipment. The maritime transport and offshore […]
The NAMTEC Manufacturing Forum is to host an event Marine Renewables: Harnessing the Supply Chain Potential in Wave and Tidal Energy... (pandct) [mappress] Source: pandct, August 26, 2011;
SAMTECH, a European leader in non-linear CAE simulation, structural optimization and coupled multiphysics, announces the launch of the... (cadcamnews) [mappress] Source: cadcamnews, August 12, 2011
SAMTECH, a European leader in non-linear CAE simulation, structural optimization and coupled multiphysics, announces the launch of the new commercial release 3 of SAMCEF for Wind Turbines, SAMTECH's professional product for advanced dynamic analysis and certification of Wind Turbines. Wind Energy is nowadays a booming industry and importance of simulation is growing in the global […]
SAMTECH, European specialist in development of Computer Aided Engineering software and advanced FEA modeling technology, announces its... (mcadcafe) [mappress] Source: mcadcafe, February 24, 2011
More than 100 delegates signed up for the recent offshore wind seminar, which took place at the Cedar Court Hotel in Wakefield earlier in December. The event was organised by NAMTEC (the National Metals Technology Centre), in association with AEM (Advanced Engineering Materials) Yorkshire. Despite the extreme winter conditions manufacturers from across the North and […]
The Danish Comtec Int and HeliPPE have opened a supply base in Grimsby, the UK, for personal protective equipment (PPE) and related services for the offshore wind industry. Located at Grimsby’s new GRO Centre, the Offshore Wind Supply Base will service rental PPE equipment on site, as well as carry out legally required inspections. According to the companies, […]
UK-based Mech-Tool Engineering Ltd (MTE) has won a contract by EEW OSB to fabricate 20 suspended internal support structures (SIPS) for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm, which marks the company's second contract for Ørsted's project.
German investment company Aquila Capital has launched a EUR 750 million fund primarily seeking investments in onshore and offshore wind power, photovoltaics, hydropower, electricity grids and heat networks, as well as energy storage with an emphasis on greenfield projects.
Knowledge of impact forces is an important aspect in the design and subsequent operation of offshore wind turbines. Offshore wind turbines are typically monopile or space frame structures. In addition to their basic operational loading, these structures are designed to withstand the environmental loads experienced offshore from waves, currents and wind.
The long term employment prospects within the offshore wind industry lie with the Operation and Maintenance work that will keep the turbines producing electricity for the next 20+ years. Hundreds of men and women will be climbing up the towers from boats, or down from helicopter dropping areas, into the nacelles for a long time […]
Dong Energy has selected Danish contracting and engineering company Semco Maritime to establish a new offshore telecommunication infrastructure in the North Sea. With a total value of up to DKK 100 million, the order is Semco Maritime’s largest ever in offshore wind telecommunications. The order includes construction of inter-field and offshore-to-onshore communication networks for up […]
APM Terminals has signed a two-year, €5 million contract with Amsterdam-based NV Nuon Energy for the supply of environmentally-sustainable wind-generated electricity to power the new APM Terminals Maasvlakte II cranes and container handling equipment. The new deep-water terminal, scheduled to receive its first commercial vessel call later this month, will be the world’s first container […]
AdBm Technologies released a report on its recent offshore demonstration at the Butendiek offshore wind farm. A demonstration of the AdBm Technologies underwater noise abatement system was conducted on 11–12 July, 2014 in partnership with WPD and Ballast Nedam. During pile driving operations for monopiles BU 32 and BU 21, a peak reduction of almost […]
The Austin Technology Incubator (ATI), part of the IC2 Institute at The University of Texas at Austin (UT), detailed the recent successful offshore demonstration of AdBm Technologies’ underwater noise abatement system. AdBm, a portfolio company of ATI’s Clean Energy Incubator, worked with its Dutch partner, Ballast Nedam, to deploy its system at the in the […]
Forewind submitted its development consent order application for the 2.4 GW Dogger Bank Teesside A&B offshore wind energy proposal to the Planning Inspectorate today. The single application for the development of two offshore wind farms, each with an installed capacity of up to 1.2 gigawatts (GW), was submitted after almost four years of offshore and […]
MAKE – a leading strategic advisor to the wind power industry – expands its global footprint with the establishment of a Hamburg based branch office. This office will be managed and led by MAKE’s newly appointed Managing Consultant – Jean Huby – former CEO of AREVA Wind and an accomplished expert in the field of […]
ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, has been recognized by MIT Technology Review for its hybrid high-voltage direct current (HVDC) breaker, placing it among the ten most important technology milestones of the past year. This is an annual list highlighting the top ten breakthrough technologies the editors believe will have the greatest impact […]
YORKSHIRE businesses that have already won work in the offshore wind power industry have been lined up to present at a supply chain conference. Delegates at the event will hear how companies in the region have been successful in securing contracts in the emerging sector and the type of requirements global energy giants are looking […]
NOF Energy, the business support organisation for oil, gas, nuclear and offshore renewables, has named DeepOcean as the winner of its new Energy Sector Diversification Award 2012. This award was introduced for the first time at the 2012 event to highlight the growing diversification of skills, products, services and technologies in the energy sector supply […]
Since the beginning of March Imtech and CTS Benelux are building a large climatic chamber in OWI-Lab test facility. This brand new facility located in the port of Antwerp will focus on accelerated lifetime testing of large and heavy wind turbine components such as multi-MW gearboxes, transformers, generators, yaw systems etc. For testing cold starts […]