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  • 19 December 2019

    Manor Renewable Energy’s (MRE) new crew transfer vessel (CTV) Manor Initiative, former MPI Cervantes, is currently undergoing sea trials at the company’s Portland facility. To remind, MRE purchased the CTVs MPI Cervantes, now Manor Initiative, and MPI Cardenio, set to be renamed to Manor Enterprise, earlier this year from Offshore Support Vessels BV with an […]

  • 12 February 2020

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has launched its new crew transfer vessel (CTV) Manor Initiative, former MPI Cervantes. The vessel underwent refit works at MRE’s Portland base carried out by Manor Marine UK Ltd. Walker Marine Design designed the new section on Manor Initiative. The vessel was extended from 17m to 21m and has been modernized […]

  • 23 November 2010

    On Tuesday, November 23, 2010 Delaware Senator Tom Carper will join Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management… (tradingmarkets) [mappress] Source: tradingmarkets, November 23, 2010;

  • 13 November 2018

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) Ltd is preparing to construct a second wind farm service vessel (WFSV) at its fabrication and engineering facility in Portland, UK.

  • 20 October 2014

    MERIKA (Marine Energy Research Innovation and Knowledge Accelerator) is an initiative by UHI (University of the Highlands and the Islands), located in Scotland and the UK’s outermost region. Funded by the European Union FP7 (REGPOT) programme, the project seeks to establish a marine energy research and innovation hub in the Highlands and Islands of Scotland, […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Training & Education

    Prontoport a supplier of engineering services to the wind sector, recently launched it’s own RUK/GWO and ECITB Accredited Training Academy in cooperation with North Ayrshire Council and the Department of Works and Pensions. The new initiative will aim to provide the medium to long term unemployed with new skills that will open up job opportunities for […]

  • 26 June 2013

    President Obama launched a new initiative for the United States to lead the world in mitigating climate change and to create new jobs and obtain a cleaner environment that will accompany the shift to cleaner energy sources. Offshore wind is a substantial resource the United States can tap as part of this clean energy transition. […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Training & Education

    Subsea UK launched its annual scholarship initiative which is aimed at boosting the number of highly skilled subsea engineers in the industry. The scholarship programme, which enables successful candidates to study towards a post-graduate MSc in subsea engineering, was introduced last year by Subsea UK and has a number of students currently on the programme. […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    Blackbird International Corporation, an owner of WERPO renewable sea wave energy technology, will initiate a planned share buyback program of its common stock from the open market up to 7 million shares. Shmuel Ovadia, Director and inventor of BBRD’s technology stated: “We believe the common shares of BBRD are very valuable and this share buyback […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The Manor Venture, Manor Renewable Energy’s new wind farm service vessel, has performed the first push test on the 336MW Galloper wind farm off Suffolk.

  • 31 July 2014

    ‘Seajacks Leviathan’ and ‘Seajacks Kraken’ are prepared for their coming assignments, following a series of repair and renewal jobs by Shipdock Amsterdam. The shipyard, part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, had been commissioned for the two jack-ups by Seajacks UK Ltd. The Great Yarmouth (United Kingdom) based company has assigned the shipyard various and different […]

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Lithuanian state-owned energy company Lietuvos Energija has received initial interest from ten potential partners to jointly develop offshore wind projects in Lithuania and abroad. Lietuvos Energija initiated an Expression of Interest (EOI) process in February to find an experienced partner and jointly develop offshore wind projects within the European Economic Area. The ten potential partners who responded to the call are all ”European offshore wind market […]

  • 21 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    On 4 February, EU leaders are set to meet in Hungary to discuss the Continent’s renewable energy and green power initiatives. However,… By Chris Davies (businessrevieweurope) [mappress] Source: businessrevieweurope, January 21, 2011

  • 9 August 2016

    Following a recent opening of its US office and multiple tender wins within the wind industry, GEV Group, which comprises four subdivisions (GEV Wind Power, GEV Offshore, Oxifree UK and Subsea Masters), has launched a bespoke 1st4Safety initiative. Since the company’s inception in 2008, GEV Group has accumulated over 650,000 working hours without a lost working time incident […]

  • 25 February 2015

    The European Commission’s Energy Union proposal to establish post-2020 legislation for renewables is a clear signal to investors that Europe is open for business on zero-carbon energy, said the chief executive officer of the European Wind Energy Association. The Vice President for Energy Union Maros Sefcovic plans to put forward a Renewable Energy Package as soon […]

  • 23 December 2010

    An Irish business which provides planning consultancy and IT services to onshore and offshore wind energy firms has breezed into the north west. Entrust is the latest company to set up operations in the region under the ‘Hello Northwest’ initiative which offers free office space for new investors. Entrust, which is based in Galway, has […]

  • 19 July 2016

    A new joint industry project (JIP) between fourteen global partners has been launched to develop a Recommended Practice for the coupled analysis of floating offshore wind turbines. Standardisation is a key milestone to guide the industry towards the development of reliable floating wind turbines, said DNV GL, the project leader. Guidance includes setting up minimum requirements […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has issued a call for pre-qualification to bid for the construction of wind farms in six areas off the Danish coast. A maximum of 200 MW could be proposed for each area, except the one off the island of Bornholm, where a project of up to 50 MW is planned. The country aims to install […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    UK-based Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has completed its scope of work on the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. GE Renewable Energy contracted MRE to supply temporary power, personnel, and a multi-purpose vessel during the commissioning of the wind farm’s 66 GE Haliade 150-6MW turbines. The jack-up vessel Seafox 5 installed the last […]

  • 28 November 2013

    DNV GL is initiating a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to provide guidance on an alternative means of personnel transfer onto offshore installations. The “Walk to Work” (W2W) approach, where offshore installations are manned from a ship via gangway is being increasingly considered and used in the North Sea and other oil and gas regions to […]

  • 26 February 2014
    R&D, Training & Education

    The University of Delaware will steer the way toward making offshore wind turbines a reality in the United States through a new initiative announced yesterday at a major industry conference.  The Special Initiative on Offshore Wind, housed at the University’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment, will serve as an independent catalyst for offshore wind […]

  • 22 February 2013
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    In March 2012, the Danish Government entered into an energy agreement with several other political parties from the Danish Parliament. The agreement secures the needed investments for a further step to improve Denmark’s production of renewable energy. By the agreement the parties have decided to initiate a tendering process covering the installation of offshore wind […]

  • 5 November 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The EU has pledged to provide around € 1.9 million for the national innovation network Offshore Center Danmark to be used for a new 3-year project called ECOWindS. The project will gather knowledge of installation, operation and maintenance of offshore wind farms in the UK, Germany, Denmark and Norway with the aim of halving operation […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Wind Denmark has launched a new initiative to improve the competitiveness in the Danish offshore wind sector. Innovation groups will push developments, where companies in the offshore industry can meet and cooperatively develop new commercial and technical solution. “The innovation initiative is aimed at all companies affiliated with offshore wind energy in Denmark. This […]

  • 24 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Environment

    Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind is sponsoring a project led by the Wetlands Institute (TWI) dedicated to rescuing stranded horseshoe crabs. The two parties will together execute this year’s ReTURN the Favor NJ project, an annual campaign implemented by TWI and partner organizations to support the recovery of New Jersey’s horseshoe crab population. According to TWI, each spring horseshoe […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Training & Education

    Ten teachers from Teesside schools are set to become offshore wind energy “champions” having been selected to take part in a careers education initiative to boost local young people’s interest in pursuing opportunities in the expanding industry. Launched by Forewind, development partner for the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm zone, working together with the Humberside […]