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  • 16 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Henderson Insurance Brokers has set up a new marine division as the UK’s offshore wind, maritime and ports sectors continue to grow. Building on the company’s existing marine client base, the new division is already proving successful, winning new insurance work for offshore wind workboats, ports, the movement of goods, and storage of high valued […]

  • 11 June 2014
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The consortium behind the Fukushima Experimental Offshore Floating Wind Farm Project has completed  the construction of a three-column semi-submersible floater as part of the second phase of the project. The floater has been moored at Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. Nagasaki Shipyard & Machinery Works. One 7MW floating wind turbine and subsea cables have also been […]

  • 2 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    BMT Group Ltd (BMT),  international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, has announced a solid financial performance for the year to 30 September 2013. Although market conditions have been challenging, BMT secured revenues of £163.3m, an increase of 5% year on year, with underlying operating profits of £11.3m, a proportion of which has been distributed […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK government has confirmed which parts of the country have successfully won Assisted Area status. The status makes local businesses eligible to bid for additional funding and tax breaks to create jobs, invest in new premises or machinery and grow. Manufacturing centres including Derby, Huddersfield, Portsmouth and Scunthorpe have now been added to the […]

  • 30 April 2014

    AOE Accumulated Ocean Energy Inc. (AOE) received the 2014 Innovation Award presented by the Victoria Chamber of Commerce at the black tie event held at the Fairmont Empress on April 24th , 2104. “This is a great honour and all of us at AOE are excited for the recognition,” stated AOE CEO Jim Matei, “We […]

  • 16 April 2014

    By attending the annual event of the European wind energy industry EWEA 2014, held in Barcelona from 10 to 13 March, TECADE has opened new business possibilities in the offshore wind sector. They established contacts with major players in this industry such as ACCIONA, IBERDROLA, ALSTOM, General Electric, Vestas, Siemens, AREVA, etc. All of them […]

  • 15 April 2014

    There are some blunt facts about wind farm support vessels and some of them do not make pleasant reading. In the past four years there have been many wind farm support vessels built, some for existing companies and some for new companies. At the time they were ordered the prospects looked good with the UK […]

  • 7 April 2014

    Atlantis Resources has reached an agreement with Dongfang Electrical Machinery Co for onshore tidal turbine testing in Hangzhou in China. It is intended that the testing programme will be carried out prior to the deployment, later this year, of the Group’s 1MW AR1000 turbine at an offshore demonstration project in Zhejiang Province, developed by the […]

  • 14 March 2014

    Oliveira and EYEWIND signed a cooperation agreement. Oliveira adds its condition based maintenance expertise to the periodic inspections and maintenance advice of EYEWIND. With this, wind farm owners get a good insight into the performance and condition of their wind turbines through smart, continuous monitoring and periodic visual internal inspections plus external inspections with mini-helicopters. […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Technology

    The Acclaimed Software Company Ltd has developed EPOCH, a ground-breaking marine management system on behalf of Offshore Marine Management Limited (OMM).  EPOCH is an ESRI-GIS, web-based management system, providing reporting from offshore sites to onshore bases. For example, OMM’s German subsidiary uses EPOCH to manage and control guard vessel operations for offshore wind interconnector installations […]

  • 26 February 2014
    Technology

    Pioneering bespoke software specialists The Acclaimed Software Company Ltd are demonstrating their iObox at Oceanology International 2014 at London’s Excel in March. The iObox is the ultimate in synchronised serial data capture and control. The system enables serial I/O (input/output) operations to be recorded or performed to the millisecond within applications on non-real-time operating systems […]

  • 6 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Innovative subsea design and manufacture group has kicked off 2014 with announcement of securing strategic contracts worth more than £2million over the last quarter. The contracts mean the Hydro Group Plc, specialists in design, engineering and manufacturing of underwater cables and connectors for subsea, underwater, topside and onshore applications, is on course to meet its […]

  • 19 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Wind energy production is fast expanding in remote areas where wind turbines need to work under extreme climatic conditions. Such remote locations very often have profitable wind conditions and are not affected by the ‘not in my backyard syndrome’. On the other hand, the climatic conditions can be very harsh to operate such a remote […]

  • 14 November 2013

    CWind Resolution, which is due to be named later today in Brightlingsea, is the second CWind’s vessel that has gained the new class notation ‘Wind Farm Service Ships’ introduced by Bureau Veritas earlier this year. The CWind Resolution is only the second ever vessel to be classed under this notation to date, joining its sister […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    For three years, Blue Water Shipping has been working on several interesting assignments during the construction of Denmark’s largest wind farm – Anholt Offshore Wind Farm – which opened in September. More than 3.000 people have been working on site during the project phase, and over 100 ships have been involved. Thus, the coordination and […]

  • 31 October 2013

    The LORC nacelle testing facility, LNT, is under construction and the work is on track. The hall, which will house the most advanced indoor tests of full-scale wind turbine nacelles is complete with the removable roofs ready to be installed. The foundation upon which the powerful machinery will be placed has been cast and the […]

  • 15 October 2013

    Using a unique model of collaboration in China, The Switch, supplier of megawatt-class permanent magnet generator and full-power converter packages, has set up with it’s partner Scanfil, a global contract manufacturer and systems supplier for professional electronics, volume production of full-power wind turbine converter cabinets in record time and with exceptional quality, setting a new […]

  • 25 September 2013
    Grid Connection

    Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has completed a £4.7 million boulder clearing and pre-lay trenching project which it claims has been one of the most successful ever conducted for the wind energy sector. As subcontractor to Siem Offshore Contractors (SOC), the Banchory-based subsea specialist completed 86 boulder clearing passes followed by 172 first and multi-passes over […]

  • 18 September 2013

    With founders and potential investors looking on; Jim Matei, COO of AOE pulled the test buoy out into a calm ocean, secured it to the anchoring system and with mechanically generated waves began compressing air. Gauges on the dock launching area read almost 10 PSI after only a couple small waves. The AOE system is […]

  • 15 August 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Hundreds of new jobs are set to be created in North East Lincolnshire after Danish utility giant DONG Energy was awarded up to  £1.1m from the ‘Growing the Humber’ Regional Growth Fund. The fund is run by the Humber Local Enterprise Partnership and North East Lincolnshire Council and supported by the Government’s Regional Growth Fund. […]

  • 12 August 2013

    The Swedish port of Karlskrona is the home to the ABB High Voltage cables division. This is where HVDC and HVAC cables for the offshore industry are designed and produced since mid of last century. Today the infield and the export cables for offshore wind farms are part of the portfolio. The offshore cable installation works are also coordinated from […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Markus Tacke has been appointed CEO of Siemens Energy Sector’s Wind Power Division. The forty-eight year old Tacke will take the helm August 1, 2013. He succeeds Felix Ferlemann who, at 53, is leaving the company by mutual agreement to pursue new career challenges. Until now, Tacke has been CEO of the Energy Sector’s Industrial […]

  • 28 June 2013

    Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Ltd. in Belfast, a Fred. Olsen related company specialising in shipbuilding and offshore construction, recently completed a contract to build the world’s first commercial offshore suction Bucket Foundations. Three Bucket Foundations have left the Harland and Wolff fabrication yard in the past months on board the Fred. Olsen Windcarrier vessel […]

  • 27 June 2013
    Grid Connection

    After RWE announced yesterday its preferred sites for onshore electrical infrastructure for Triton Knoll offshore wind farm, residents of Bicker Fen voiced their disapproval of the company’s selection for the substation site. The residents say that a structure of that size would lower the prices of houses and ruin the landscape by turning the village […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Technology

    A US-based company is set to test their tidal and river flow turbines in Kerala, India, reports The Times of India. Namely, Natural Power Concepts (NPC) plans to deploy pilot programs in Africa and India, as they have already deployed this technology in Canada. “The tidal and river flow auger turbine technology is currently used […]

  • 23 May 2013

    May 17th, 2013 will certainly be remembered for its outstanding atmosphere during the naming ceremony of the “DP Gezina” at Holland Shipyards’ premises in Hardinxveld – Giessendam, despite the heavy rain on the day. The naming of Service Support Vessel “DP Gezina” was performed by Mrs. Gezina Roelofs, and witnessed by the 200 guests attending […]