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  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    UK-based deck machinery specialist ACE Winches will officially add a new 500te Linear Winch to its range of specialised deck equipment at this year’s Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC), held from 25 to 26 October in Amsterdam RAI. The new 500te Linear Winch has been designed, engineered and manufactured at ACE Winches facilities in Aberdeenshire, Scotland. […]

  • 13 October 2016

    Swan Hunter has issued Motive Offshore Group a Letter of Intent (LOI) for the design and build of a basket carousel loading tower. Package Manager John Young said: “We are pleased to announce our agreement with Motive to provide the design and build of our Carousel Loading Tower. This key deliverable, for a robust and capable design that […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The global wind Operations and Maintenance (O&M) is estimated to increase from USD 10 billion in 2015 to USD 17 billion by 2020, at a compound annual growth rate of 11.2%, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest viewpoint states that technological developments have paved the way for more effective and reliable equipment and […]

  • 28 June 2016

    Covestro and Tekmar Energy have signed a cooperation agreement on subsea cable protection for Chinese offshore wind market, set to grow towards 10GW of capacity within the next three to five years. Both companies will collaborate on the development of Cable Protection Systems for subsea energy cables at vulnerable locations from the wave and tidal […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Technology

    MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won an order to supply highly-specialised winches for NEMOS, a pilot project using a system that generates electricity from waves that is, according to its developers, ideally suited to work in combination with offshore wind farms. Combining the system with offshore wind turbines allows sharing the electrical infrastructure, which lowers the […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Vessels

    Along with the design for DONG Energy’s service operations vessel (SOV), which will be done in cooperation with Østensjø Rederi, Rolls Royce will also provide ship equipment.  The company will supply the diesel electric main machinery, consisting of frequency controlled electric driven azimuth thrusters, super silent mounted transverse thrusters, DP2 dynamic positioning system, power electrical system, deck machinery, and […]

  • 15 April 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    Classification society Bureau Veritas has issued Approval in Principle (AIP) for the WindFloat Floating Offshore Wind Turbine (FOWT) foundation designed by Principle Power. The second generation of WindFloat technology, addressed by the present AIP, is intended to be part of a pilot array of floating offshore wind turbines in the French Mediterranean Sea, to be […]

  • 4 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Guangdong Jingyin Machinery Co. Ltd. and China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited have signed an agreement to cooperate on the development of offshore wind services through a joint-stock company – Zhejiang Huayun Hai Yang Engineering and Technology Services. The two companies agreed to collaborate on designing, engineering, developing and operating offshore wind farms. Back in September 2015, […]

  • 10 February 2016
    Authorities, Technology

    Adwen’s AD 5-135 turbine has obtained the first Type Certificate based on the Guideline for the Certification of Offshore Wind Turbines, Edition 2012, issued by DNV GL. The new guideline contains a type certification process especially developed for offshore wind turbines, and it updates the previous version from 2005 to fully comply with GL’s Guideline for […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    A new project has been launched to take a close up look at attaching organisms living on renewable energy devices below the waves, with an aim of better informing the operation and maintenance of subsea equipment. The project is being led by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, in conjunction with researchers from SAMS Research Services Ltd (SRSL), PML […]

  • 2 December 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    German driveline and chassis technology developer ZF Friedrichshafen AG is venturing further into wind energy industry after receiving final clearance from antitrust authorities to acquire industrial gears and wind turbine gearbox segment from Bosch Rexroth. ZF officially took over the segment from Bosch Rexroth on December 1. The two companies have agreed not to disclose the purchase price. “We are extending our […]

  • 3 September 2015

    Precision Drilling has won a raft of new construction and demolition jobs stemming from increased offshore wind and green energy related contracts. The Hull-based specialist contractor has recently invested £100,000 in new equipment, machinery, vehicles and business development. Ian Wilkinson, managing director, said: “Since purchasing Precision Drilling in 2013, we have invested more than a […]

  • 23 July 2015

    Teco Electric & Machinery has officially established a joint venture with China Steel (CSC) in order to produce offshore wind turbines. The joint venture is to tackle Taiwan’s 4,000 MW installed offshore wind capacity target by 2030. According to Taiwanese media, Teco will contribute by integrating key wind power turbine components, while CSC will bring production of steel […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has started foreshore cabling work for Kentish Flats Extension yesterday which will be carried out through today. As a result of this work, the foreshore area immediately to the East of Hampton Pier will be restricted to the general public for up to 48 hours, said the company. Access to the pier and Hampton […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Atlastitan has been contracted by TenneT Offshore GmbH to assist it in the commissioning of German offshore grid connection systems. The business activities of Atlastitan comprise logistics, commercial and technical support. Atlastitan has been entrusted with the planning and implementation of machinery related operation projects. The team at Atlastitan takes over, among other tasks, the electrical and mechanical engineering, […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    On May 13, Taiwanese company Teco Electric and Machinery and China Steel Machinery (CSMC) have signed an agreement to set up a joint venture dedicated to offshore wind energy.  The primary task of the joint venture is to use TECO’s wind power generating technology and CSMC’s steel construction expertise to develop its own brand of domestic offshore wind […]

  • 4 May 2015

    It was only 4 years ago at Seawork International 2011 that a completely new class of offshore wind farm vessels was defined when a new vessel, 26 metres long with a 10 metres beam, was named Marineco Shamal and handed over to the owner Marineco. So began the class of 26. As this article is […]

  • 27 April 2015

    Maintenance of offshore wind turbines is important and necessary. The faster a defect turbine is running again, the faster it produces electricity. Time is money. How do you make sure that the valuable time turbine technicians have, is actually spent on offshore wind turbine maintenance? In practice a lot of valuable time is lost; often […]

  • 23 April 2015

    When NAM/Shell UK decided to invest in a ‘Walk-to-Work’ (WTW) offshore vessel for use with unmanned gas platforms, they requested Royal Niestern Sander (RNS) to make the preliminary design. The challenge was to design and build a stable platform for the transfer of personnel and equipment, to efficiently support the gas production platforms in the […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Asset consultants at Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH), have been appointed to sell a major subsea asset formerly operated by Reef Subsea UK Ltd, currently in administration. An SMD Heavy Duty Inter Array Flexibles Plough, that has a multi-depth capacity of up to 2.4 metres burial, can handle power cables and flexibles up to 200mm diameter, was delivered in […]

  • 20 April 2015

    In our first edition of 2015 you could read all about the developments regarding renewable energy. One point in matter that was not yet touched upon is how classification companies are involved in renewable energy. Maritime Holland speaks to DNV GL and ClassNK on their involvement. On 1 October 2014 classification society ClassNK announced they […]

  • 13 April 2015

    The port of Eemshaven, on the mouth of the Eems River estuary, is a vast area in the North East of the Netherlands with a huge potential for development. This potential has been recently recognised by Google who have chosen the area to invest hundreds of millions of Euros in building their new data storage […]

  • 7 April 2015
    Vessels

    BMT Nigel Gee (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, has completed sea trials for Njord Odin, the first of a series of advanced 26m wind farm support vessels (WSV) for Njord Offshore. These are the largest BMT designed vessels built to date. Njord Odin is 26.3m in length with a beam of 9.3m with each of the […]

  • 30 March 2015

    In the previous article we spoke about the importance of accurate wind measurement for an optimum wind farm design. But also underwater there are elements that need to be taken into consideration when designing the foundation and cable structures for each wind turbine. Waves and currents can cause erosion of the seabed around a fixed […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Technology

    Manor Renewable Energy Ltd, Portland Dorset-based company, has secured TÜV SÜD certification for its temporary power solution for offshore wind projects. Despite transition piece design (and associated available platform space) providing multiple challenges, the company has engineered, certified and fabricated a bespoke solution that dramatically reduces the requirement for continual offshore re-fuelling and drives down the overall […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    EnBW and CWind announced today at EWEA 2015 in Copenhagen that their joint implementation of the first satellite communication system in remote management of temporary power supply in the offshore wind industry is successfully passing its test. The system is proving a resilient and effective means of supporting offshore construction during this winter period in […]