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Denmark-based marine contractor Peter Madsen Rederi A/S (PMR) has completed the construction of a new set of stone beds in the Port of Esbjerg for the load-out of turbines destined for the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm.
Peter Madsen Rederi (PMR) has appointed former Siemens Wind Power Project Director and Head of Project Management, Michael Normann, as CEO as part of its commitment to building a presence in the offshore wind sector under the new management.
Danish marine contractor Peter Madsen Rederi A/S (PMR) has completed the removal of boulders at the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the German Baltic.
Peter Madsen Rederi, a Danish company, has completed scour protection work at Amrumbank offshore wind farm. In six months of time, four Peter Madsen vessels placed two layers of bags on the seabed, around wind turbine foundations. This required 45,000 bags filled with 60,000 tons of dredged sand, in order to prevent the sea current […]
Peter Madsen Rederi A/S has completed work on Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea. The Danish company has laid 45,000 sand bags around wind turbine foundations to prevent scour forming which would destabilise the foundation. The bags were filled with 60,000 tons of dredged sand, which were laid in a period of […]
The Denmark-based Peter Madsen Rederi (PMR) has won a contract by 50Hertz to provide boulder clearance at the Ostwind 2 grid connection project in the German Baltic Sea. The project comprises boulder clearance and extensive survey works at the three cable routes which will connect the Arcadis Ost 1 and Baltic Eagle offshore wind farms to the German […]
The Danish Momentum Gruppen has, in partnership with DEIF Wind Power Technology, repowered and recommissioned the five-turbine Bockstigen offshore wind farm in Sweden.
Danish Energy Ministry has awarded EUR 3.8 million through the Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Programme (EUDP) to a consortium aiming to demonstrate how an industrialised suction bucket concept can cut foundation installation costs.
Denmark's DTU Wind Energy and Norway's Sintef Energi A/S have signed a Memorandum of Understanding as the first step towards a strong partnership on offshore wind energy R&D.
Danish subsea services provider JD-Contractor assisted the Copenhagen Police with a recovery of the 17-metre submarine - UC3 Nautilus - which sank in Koge Bay on Friday, 11 August, under suspicious circumstances.
Andrew Garrad, the co-founder of Garrad Hassan, the company that merged with GL in 2009 and then as GL Garrad Hassan merged with DNV in 2014, has announced he will retire from DNV GL on 23 December 2016. Garrad co-founded Garrad Hassan in 1984 and became President of GL Garrad Hassan after Germanischer Lloyd (GL) […]
Through its wholly owned Danish subsidiary Danbor, NorSea Group has acquired the Danish wind power company Øer. NorSea Group said that, with its owners (Wilh. Wilhemsen, Eidesvik and Møkster), it has extensive expertise, infrastructure and equipment that it wants to utilise for the wind power market, especially offshore wind. "Our goal is to be a partner that […]
DNV GL Group has appointed Tor Svensen as Group Executive Vice President (EVP). Knut Ørbeck-Nilssen will succeed Tor Svensen as Chief Executive Officer of its Maritime business area. Both will report to the incoming Group President & CEO Remi Eriksen, starting 1 August 2015. Since 2013, Ørbeck-Nilssen has served as COO and Senior Vice President […]
The Board of Directors of DNV GL Group has appointed Remi Eriksen as the company’s new Group President & CEO. He is succeeding Henrik O. Madsen, who is retiring on 1 August. Since October 2014, the Board of Directors has undertaken an extensive executive search and selection process to find and appoint the new DNV […]
2014 was the first full financial year of the DNV GL Group AS (DNV GL) following the merger between DNV and GL. “While both managing the ambitious merger and maintaining a full focus on providing premium service to our customers, we also increased our revenues by 10%, achieving an operating revenue of NOK 21,623 million,” […]
The weather is becoming increasingly important to many of Vattenfall's operations. Managing the weather is of course impossible, but an R&D programme will aid the company to manage the impact of weather conditions. In 2011, a programme was initiated with the purpose of developing the capability to run in-house forecasts of weather and wind power […]
A new concept conceived by twelve selected students in the DNV GL Summer Project makes a case for wave-powered desalination to help address global water scarcity challenges. Developed over the past two months by twelve cross-disciplinary fourth-year students, the concept, dubbed Ocean Oasis, is an environmentally friendly off-grid system. It comprises of a wave energy […]
Some 650 dignitaries, customers and industry stakeholders joined DNV GL, the world’s leading ship classification society and one of the world’s leading risk and sustainability service providers, at a night to remember in Hamburg. Held at the historic Fischauktionshalle Halle, the event celebrated the 150th anniversary of the foundation of Det Norske Veritas and the […]
DNV GL, the world’s leading ship classification society and one of the world’s leading risk and sustainability service providers, is celebrating a double milestone: The Foundation DNV’s 150th anniversary and DNV GL’s first year as a merged company. “This year marks 150 years of proud past for the Foundation Det Norske Veritas and that in […]
“Last year was an extraordinary year, capped by the merger of DNV and GL in September and the beginning of a truly transformative period in our company’s history,” says Henrik O. Madsen, President & Chief Executive Officer of the DNV GL Group. “We strengthened our market position and expertise in all key areas and today, […]
DNV GL kicked off its 150th anniversary year with an event in Singapore for more than 500 customers, employees and stakeholders, together exploring insights and actions necessary to achieve its vision of ‘global impact for a safe and sustainable future’. Can the shipping industry cut fatality rates by 90 per cent? Why should business help […]
Narec informed yesterday that it became an associate member of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA). Ignacio Marti, Narec's Chief Technology Officer, welcomed EERA's decision to grant the membership: "Narec’s R&D activity has considerably increased over recent years and this acceptance acknowledges our position." To Narec, this membership is significant due to EERA's status in […]
Lutz Wittenberg has been appointed the new Group Chief Technology Officer at DNV GL. In his new role, Lutz Wittenberg will be responsible for group-wide technology developments and report directly to Group CEO Henrik Madsen. In addition, he has become a member of the DNV GL executive committee. “I am very pleased that Lutz has […]
Following the recent merger between DNV and GL, DNV GL has launched a new global brand. “In defining our new identity as DNV GL, our company’s vision of making a ‘global impact for a safe and sustainable future’ has never been more relevant than it is today,” says Henrik O. Madsen, President & CEO, DNV […]
DNV GL will be the world’s largest ship and offshore classification society to the maritime industry, a leading provider of technical assurance and risk management services to the oil & gas industry and a leading expert in wind and power transmission and distribution. DNV GL also takes the position as one of the top three […]
Two of NORCOWE's research partners, Christian Michelsen Research AS and the University of Bergen, have recently become associated members of the EERA Joint Programme on Wind Energy. One of the sub-programmes of the EERA JP on Wind Energy is offshore wind, and this was the theme of the workshop hosted by Sintef Energy Research in […]