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  • 16 February 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Classification society ClassNK and the Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote research and development (R&D) and innovation in the maritime industry. The MOU was signed by Mr. Andrew Tan, MPA Chief Executive, and Mr. Yasushi Nakamura, ClassNK Representative Director, Executive Vice President. Over the next […]

  • 5 February 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) yesterday begun onshore verification testing of a large-scale (MWT167H/7.0) digital hydraulically driven offshore wind turbine at the Hunterston Test Centre in the United Kingdom. The wind turbine was developed with support from Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO), the UK Department for Business, Innovation & Skills (BIS) and […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    AOE Accumulated Ocean Energy Inc. (AOE) and T’Sou-ke Economic Development Limited Partnership (TED LP), a T’Sou-ke Nation-owned partnership, have completed an agreement to pursue business opportunities located in the traditional territory of the T’Sou-ke Nation (located on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada) called the T’Sou-ke Ocean Energy Limited Partnership (TOE LP). AOE is working toward […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Aberdeen based Hydro Group Plc, a designer and manufacturer of underwater cables and connectors for subsea, underwater, topside and onshore applications for the Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Defence and Aerospace Industry, has boosted its portfolio with state-of-the-art machinery, following a £300,000 investment. The company has installed and commissioned an advanced armouring line at its […]

  • 23 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has released a request for proposals for professional marine terminal operators interested in managing and operating the Marine Commerce Terminal in New Bedford, a soon-to-be-completed multipurpose marine terminal located in New Bedford Harbor. “Bringing on a professional operator to manage the facility will ensure that the terminal is fully-utilized […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Manufacturers looking to take advantage of the growth in the offshore wind market have received a £7m windfall of business support and capital funding. Bosses at the GROW:OffshoreWind service made the announcement at a recent supplier event to promote the £1.5bn Dudgeon Wind Farm project in Norfolk and immediately pointed to further investment in Hornsea […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    John D Hotchkiss Ltd (JDH), an engineering company based in Kent, has succeeded in the subsea cable market after GROW:OffshoreWind gave the company a push to develop its business in the energy sector. JDH, which employs 22 people at its base in Kent, provides a complete engineering service through a combination of workshop-based heavy engineering, […]

  • 20 November 2014
    R&D

    As most renewable energy systems are located outdoors, sometimes in harsh conditions ranging from the extreme cold of Inner Mongolia, Scandinavia, Canada and North Dakota to the scorching hot deserts of the United States and Australia, critical attention must be paid to the suitability and robustness of equipment in such hostile environments. Mitigating the risk […]

  • 19 November 2014
    R&D, Technology

    WavePOD prototype produced its first power in laboratory tests this week. The tenth-scale WavePOD was officially switched on by David Waldron, Bosch Rexroth’s UK Business Manager for Machinery Applications and Renewables, to mark the start of the test programme at the world-leading Institute for Fluid Power Drives and Controls (IFAS) at RWTH Aachen University, Germany. […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    SCHOTTEL has founded a new subsidiary – SCHOTTEL HYDRO GmbH. The new company will incorporate SCHOTTEL’s hydrokinetic energy business. SCHOTTEL HYDRO comprises activities in three segments: hydrokinetic turbines, semi-submerged platforms and components, such as turbine hubs and drives. SCHOTTEL HYDRO is located in Spay, Germany, while around 100 SCHOTTEL sales and service locations ensure customer […]

  • 30 October 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The second phase of the Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Farm Demonstration Project has commenced. Preparatory works for the installation of the 7MW wind turbine on the three-column semi-sub floater at Onahama port, Fukushima, are almost completed as the floater left Nagasaki today .  The second phase includes the assembly and setting of two 7MW oil pressure drive-type floating wind […]

  • 15 October 2014

    Work gets underway next week on Vattenfall’s £165m extension to Kentish Flats Wind Farm as the developer prepares for the deployment of 15 turbines in the summer of 2015. The preparatory work is scheduled to start offshore on 22 October 2014 as Vattenfall prepares the sea bed for 30 kilometres of cable between turbines at […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited announced the appointment of Mr. Jinfa Wang as a member of the board of directors. He will succeed Mr. Xueyong Zhao who has served on the board of directors since April 2013. Mr. Xueyong Zhao has resigned as a member of the Company’s board of directors for personal […]

  • 9 October 2014
    Environment

    Veolia has signed a three year contract worth just under £6 million with Siemens Plc to provide an integrated range of recycling and treatment services covering multiple waste streams including commercial, industrial and hazardous waste which leads the way in commercial waste management. The contract, that is designed to provide circular solutions for all its […]

  • 23 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The GROW:OffshoreWind service has announced the opening of two fast-track funding calls worth a combined £4.5m to assist manufacturing companies in England to take a significant share of the opportunities presented by the UK’s offshore wind market. With as much capacity already installed as the rest of the world combined, the UK is seen as […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Do you really know how OEMs are running your wind farm? The fast-approaching expiry dates of many five-year equipment service warranties could spell uncertainties, opportunities and strategic decision-making for many offshore asset operators. Fortunately, there are attractive alternatives.  Article by Green Marine Solutions Time flies  The shape of O&M services could soon change quite radically […]

  • 11 September 2014

    At the international maritime trade fair, SMM, one of our reporters made an exclusive interview with Martin Van Leest, Managing Director of ROG Ship Repair. Hereby we are bringing you a part of their conversation. How did it come to a cooperation between Serdijn Ship Repair and Zwagerman Offshore Services? I joined Serdijn Ship Repair […]

  • 9 September 2014

    From 9th to 12th September 2014, Alnmaritec will be exhibiting at SMM in Hamburg on stand B1.OG/602 for the first time. Alnmaritec joins over 2,100 exhibitors at the leading international trade fair within the maritime industry. “We have always exported our range of boats, and exhibited at shows outside of the UK, however SMM (shipbuilding, […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    As an alternative to fossil fuels, wind power is plentiful, renewable, clean and produces no greenhouse gas emissions during operation. The effects on the environment are generally less problematic than those from other power sources. In 2010, wind energy production was more than 2.5 percent of total worldwide electricity usage, and growing rapidly at more […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    MacArtney is has opened a dedicated slip ring service facility in Singapore. Operating out of a new and purpose designed in-house workshop equipped with the latest tools and equipment, the new service facility is capable of performing complete refurbishment, repair and maintenance of all standard Moog Focal slip ring models. All jobs at the MacArtney Singapore […]

  • 11 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The growth in the UK offshore wind market is helping a South Shields manufacturer, Complete Fabrication Services (CFS), triple its turnover in just twelve months. Complete Fabrication Services (CFS), which has been supported by the GROW:OffshoreWind service delivered in partnership with the Manufacturing Advisory Service (MAS), has seen sales rocket from £1.1m in mid 2013 […]

  • 4 August 2014

    Energy industry service company Fisher Offshore, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has underlined its commitment to continued growth with the appointment of a new managing director. Jack Davidson has been promoted from the role of operations director to lead the business as it prepares for the next phase of an ambitious strategy. With […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) has disclosed its plans for global growth within the energy sector, which it intends to achieve through its joint venture with Hitachi. At an annual company meeting, MHI said that the expansion of its energy business was not reliant on the Alstom bid. The company lost the race for acquisition of […]

  • 23 June 2014

    Saving critical minutes during the construction of offshore wind farms can also save large amounts of money. The skill is in ensuring that the right people are always in the right place at the right time – and that no-one else is delayed by avoidable bottlenecks. Small delays with big consequences Good marine coordination on […]

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Andrew Squire, Chief Executive of London Offshore Consultants (LOC) welcomed Captain Nick Haslam to the newly created Board position of Group Director, Shipping Services.  “Nick’s crucial new global role will involve working closely with the four regional directors in developing shipping services within the LOC Group,” Mr Squire confirmed. “These will include traditional P&I activities, […]

  • 16 June 2014

    Lump sum payments are about flexibility, efficiency, productivity and the more intelligent use of time at sea. They are a benefit to wind farm operators and service suppliers alike No unexpected surprises The lump sum payment system has many advantages. It gives operators budget certainty, no financial shocks and the guaranteed completion of an agreed […]