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  • 10 January 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Baltic Power, part of Orlen Group, is about to commence surveys to assess the environmental impacts and wind conditions within its offshore wind farm licence area in the Polish Baltic Sea. To that end, an agreement was signed with a consortium comprising MEWO S.A. and the Maritime Institute of Gdańsk, with a view to obtaining […]

  • 22 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Baltic Power, part of Orlen Group, has deployed a floating LiDAR at its offshore wind farm license area in the Polish Baltic Sea. The LiDAR will study environmental impacts and wind conditions which are expected to help assess the potential for the development of Baltic Power’s project with a capacity of up to 1,200MW. The device is […]

  • 17 February 2016

    The Baltic Sea holds an offshore wind potential of 40GW, according to a report by Baltic Sea Region Energy Co-operation (BASREC) from 2012. However, some of the countries whose coasts are splashed by the Baltic Sea are still struggling with regulatory framework when it comes to offshore wind development. One of these is Poland, which […]

  • 13 October 2011

      GSG Towers and Budimex have signed contract for the construction of the wind tower factory hall. The new facility will be constructed on the grounds of the Gdańsk Shipyard. GSG Towers will be responsible for the production of masts. Both companies – Gdansk Shipyard and GSG Towers belong to one capital group – Gdansk […]

  • 25 July 2011

    The Gdansk Shipyard, where the Solidarity movement that ended the communist era in Poland was born, is now trying to lead another Polish revolution … in offshore wind power. The European Union has laid out clean energy targets to be reached by its 27-members by 2020. To hit those marks Poland must break its coal […]

  • 2 September 2013

    A group of three Polish journalists accompanied by Kjell Arne Nielsen from Innovation Norway’s Poland office visited CMR Computing on Thursday, August 22. The visit was part of a tour on the west coast to study marine industry and renewable energy. CMR Computing engages in applied research in visualization, data analysis and decision support, working […]

  • 7 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Poland’s GSG Towers, a Gdańsk Shipyard Group company, has recently opened upgraded facilities for the production of wind towers and steel structures for the offshore industry. GSG Towers invested around PLN 160 million (EUR 37 million) in upgrading its bending, welding and paining equipment which is expected to double the company’s manufacturing capacity to 300 towers with an 8-meter […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Training & Education

    The GICON® SOF floating offshore foundation is an exceptional innovation and provides new opportunities for offshore wind park development. Final wind and wave tank tests were conducted at the Maritime Research Institute Netherlands (MARIN) from June 17th to June 24th, 2013, to confirm the final design prior to construction of a full-scale prototype which is […]

  • 13 February 2014

    Half a year ago, MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) launched an initiative to offer six free slots for invited maritime start-ups. This way the Institute encourages maritime innovation in the Netherlands, said MARIN director Bas Buchner. Out of twenty applicants, six received a symbolic cheque as winners. Each basin testing is worth € 40,000, which […]

  • 26 December 2019

    PGE Group has launched a research project on the productivity of offshore wind farms, which is expected to help estimate the profitability of investments in the Baltica 2 and 3 projects. The aim of the study is to estimate the impact of wind slowdown caused by large projects in their surroundings, i.e. the so-called blockage effect. […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Training & Education

    Three Massachusetts-based institutions for higher education have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU), called Connect4Wind, to share resources and collaborate on the development of curriculum and programs centered on the offshore wind energy sector.

  • 24 July 2015

    Harnessing Our Ocean Wealth- Review of Progress 2014 report has been published at SeaFest 2015. The report provides an update on key activities undertaken to the end of 2014 and focus for 2015. It sets out the work done in 2014 to implement the actions outlined in the Integrated Marine Plan. The Integrated Marine Plan identified […]

  • 29 August 2019
    R&D, Technology

    German research institutes Fraunhofer IFAM and DFKI Robotics Innovation Center have opened a test centre for maritime technologies on the Heligoland Island and in the sea area offshore. The Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Advanced Materials (IFAM) and the German Research Institute for Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) aim to develop and test complex robotic systems that […]

  • 26 March 2012

    MARIN’s unique Depressurised Wave Basin (DWB) was officially inaugurated on March 19 by Maxime Verhagen, the Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, Agriculture and Innovation. Representing the combination of a depressurised towing tank with a wave maker, the DWB creates a world first. The inauguration took place in the presence of representatives from various government ministries, […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Offshore Center Danmark Renewables exhibited at the “Wind & Maritim 2012” conference in Rostock on May 31 – June 1. Approximately 200 people visited the event, where Offshore Center Danmark promoted Danish businesses and the upcoming OWIB 2013 event. The conference was organized by Wind Energy Network e.V., Rostock and the HANSA International Maritime Journal. Offshore […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Coastal and Marine Research Centre (CMRC) and the Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre (HMRC) have amalgamated under the new banner of Beaufort. The Hydraulics and Maritime Research Centre (HMRC) at University College Cork was established in 1979. It is a centre of excellence within Ireland for Ocean Renewables and Coastal Engineering providing support to […]

  • 11 May 2015

    Nauta Shiprepair Yard in Gdańsk has held a keel laying ceremony for Havyard Ship Technology’s Service Operation Vessel (SOV) scheduled for operation at Dudgeon wind farm, outside the coast of Norfolk in Great Britain. According to the contract the unit is planned for delivery to the customer in November 2015. The ship will be over 83 m long and […]

  • 3 February 2012

      The Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) awarded a contract for the construction and operation of a coordinating body for the implementation and maintenance of the National Master Maritime Technologies plan (“NMMT”) directed towards the promotion and development of maritime technology industry in Germany to Bietergemeinschaft Balance Technology, Consulting GmbH. Apart from many […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Resolute Marine Energy, Inc. (RME) recently completed the registration of its 100% owned subsidiary in Ireland, Resolute Marine Limited (RML). RML is based in Cork and will soon move its operations from Dublin to the Irish Maritime and Energy Resource Cluster (IMERC) campus at the National Maritime College of Ireland.  “We’re very excited to start […]

  • 14 December 2011

    The government and the wind energy industry have launched a withering attack today on a new report from the… By James Murray (businessgreen) [mappress] Source: businessgreen, December 14, 2011; Image: eamonnbutler

  • 28 August 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Maine Maritime Academy’s Tidal Energy Demonstration and Evaluation Center (TEDEC) in Castine is becoming ever more interesting to overseas companies, which want to test their tidal power technology. TEDEC acquired a sought-after series of permits to test scale models of tidal power projects, which makes the center one of the few to have acquired these […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Japanese classification society ClassNK held a press conference on 20 April in Singapore to promote the activities of its new Global Research and Innovation Center (GRIC). Joined by representatives from Nanyang Technological University, ClassNK Executive Vice President Tetsuya Kinoshita explained the rationale behind GRIC and the current goals for the center. The two main […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Cross-border maritime spatial planning can be a problem if the planning of the countries involved is not harmonized and conflicting interests arise. Guidelines drafted by the EU for such cases, offer no practical remedy. That is the outcome of the MASPNOSE (Maritime Spatial Planning in the North Sea), a study carried out by Deltares at […]

  • 27 March 2019
    Technology, Vessels

    Offshore service vessel Seazip 3 has performed the first-ever autonomous maneuvering trials in the Dutch North Sea as part of the Autonomous Shipping joint industry project. The fast crew supply (FCS) vessel was outfitted with collision avoidance technology and took part in 11 nautical scenarios on 19 and 20 March offshore Den Helder to determine how it would […]

  • 22 November 2017

    We are slowly approaching the end of the year. A good moment to look back at the developments of last year and look forward to 2018. 2017 was a turbulent year for the maritime, offshore and energy sector in Holland and beyond, and will keep posing challenges in 2018. Precisely because of these developments, it will be even more important for the industry to ensure that technical and nautical expertise remains in this sector.

  • 13 January 2014

    The programme for WINDFORCE Baltic Sea is impressive. In two days, more than 100 conference participants will get a comprehensive view of issues related to renewable energy production in the Baltic Sea. Eight theme sessions and 30 international speakers will deal with nearly everything in the value-adding chain, from research, installation and logistics to financing, […]