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  • 26 January 2011
    Grid Connection

    Following the grid connections for the offshore wind farm clusters BorWin2 and HelWin1, Siemens Energy will also install a turnkey grid connection in the North Sea for the SylWin cluster. Purchaser is the Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT. In a consortium with the Italian cable manufacturer Prysmian Powerlink, Siemens will connect DanTysk, located west of […]

  • 21 June 2011
    R&D

      W3G Marine (W3GM) and IHC Merwede have agreed to collaborate on the development of W3GM’s patented design for an offshore wind turbine installation ship (OWTIS). The OWTIS concept has major advantages over existing assets, not least in its ability to improve offshore safety by necessitating fewer tasks to be performed offshore. It is environmentally […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Authorities

    As part of President Obama’s comprehensive plan to move economy toward domestic clean energy sources and begin to slow the effects of climate change, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau announced that BOEM will hold its second competitive lease sale for renewable energy on […]

  • 1 June 2013
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    VolturnUS 1:8, the first grid-connected offshore floating wind turbine in the U.S., was officially launched by the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center and its partners yesterday at 11 am (5 pm CET/CEST). The 65-foot-tall VolturnUS prototype was lifted by a crane from the dock and lowered into the Penobscot River in Brewer. […]

  • 26 October 2011

    Governor Bob McDonnell announced that Virginia has landed a collaborative project to establish a facility for the testing and certification of large offshore and land-based electricity-producing wind turbines. The project, called Poseidon Atlantic, will be the first such facility in the United States and will help fill a growing need globally for facilities that test […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Authorities

    U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau yesterday joined Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley to announce the proposed notice of sale for nearly 80,000 acres offshore Maryland for commercial wind energy leasing. BOEM identified the Maryland Wind Energy Area in consultation with members of its […]

  • 29 March 2012
    Technology

    OSBIT Power (OP), Siemens Wind Power and Statoil announced that they have successfully completed offshore trials of OP’s innovative offshore wind turbine access system, MaXccess. The trials were conducted with the backing of Siemens Wind Power and Statoil, at the Hywind Demo floating offshore wind turbine off the coast of Norway. MaXccess was installed on […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Austal has taken further steps in implementing its strategy to regionalise its operations to better serve and grow its international client base. Following the acquisition of its Philippines shipyard last year, the company has now broadened its sales and support organisations in the key Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East markets. Austal Chief Executive Officer Andrew […]

  • 9 September 2011

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (“OPT” or “the Company”) announces financial results for its fiscal 2012 first quarter ended July 31, 2011.  “In the past few months, Ocean Power Technologies has continued to make strides towards the commercialization of its PowerBuoy technology in our target markets around the globe,” said Charles F. Dunleavy, Chief Executive Officer […]

  • 5 March 2017

    Times are changing in the offshore energy market. Investments in the oil & gas industry are low, while development and investments in offshore renewable energy are high and very much increasing. The shallow waters of the North Sea area, in particular, show an increasing level of investments in renewable energy and more specifically, in wind energy.

  • 31 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Based in two North East England locations, an area known for its deep industrial heritage, A&P North East is a company with ship repair and conversion yards on the rivers Tyne and Tees. Part of the A&P Group which also includes A&P Falmouth where ship repair and conversion services have been taking place for more […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The final rotor blade of the 24th wind turbine was successfully installed at the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm over the weekend. This marks the halfway milestone of the total 48 wind turbines at RWE’s offshore wind farm, three months after the installation kicked off. “In a football match we would now have reached halftime. […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Technology

    Drydocks World has successfully completed the pioneering HVDC converter platform DolWin beta.  The platform, the world’s largest in terms of capacity, was built at Drydocks World – Dubai. Completion of Dolwin beta heralds a new era for Drydocks World’s expertise and catapults the facility into the top league of a few specialized shipyards in the world capable […]

  • 24 August 2010
    R&D

    Since its introduction five years ago, the ULSTEIN X-BOW® concept has proven its added value to customers when it comes to enhanced performances in operations, fuel economy, comfort and safety. However, innovation is a continuous process within ULSTEIN, finding new combinations of potential markets, products and services that allow customers to expand their positions. “Innovation […]

  • 10 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    Once known for massive steel mills belching smoke into the sky, Cleveland could one day be known as the center of innovation for clean, alternative energy with wind turbines lining the edge of Lake Erie and spreading west across the northern portion of the state. Don’t hold your breath, you say? Consider this: LEEDCo, a […]

  • 31 July 2013

    World leader for naval defence, DCNS has turned its knowledge of the sea and its unique experience of new technologies into an advantage to position itself on the renewable energy market. An ambitious plan that is already well on its way to being implemented. The theoretical potential of marine energy is unparalleled. Each year, the […]

  • 14 May 2013

    With the UK’s lead in developing wave and tidal energy solutions, and Scotland’s exceptional levels of activity, it is not surprising that All-Energy 2013 (Aberdeen, 22-23 May), the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, looks seriously at this developing sector of the renewables industry. Nearly 210 exhibiting companies, of the total of 580, have […]

  • 9 November 2011

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) and The Crown Estate have signed a lease to create FabTest, a new wave energy ‘nursery’ test site inFalmouth Bay on the south coast of Cornwall. The site has also been issued with a marine license by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO), which allows the mooring of marine energy converter devices. […]

  • 15 February 2013

    There are different restrictions for maritime pile driving operations in place in the North European countries to protect the local sea life. It is quite right and proper that there should be restrictions. However, it could be argued that it is probably not so right and proper that the individual legislation for each country for the restrictions is not […]

  • 17 June 2016

    What is the possible impact of a wind farm project on wildlife? Offshore wind, as a renewable source of energy, has the potential to strongly reduce carbon emissions, which in turn will positively affect a great many species. Placement of offshore wind farms, building the foundations and even the sound of turning blades do nonetheless also have an […]

  • 20 October 2015

    The German Government has set a target to have 6.5 gigawatts of offshore wind power capacity installed by 2020. In Germany the offshore grid network has been beset with problems and delays but is eventually taking off and 2015 will prove to be a major link up year for TenneT the Dutch/German TSO responsible for […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Aker Solutions will split into two companies to speed up a streamlining process that will reduce costs and better position all parts of the group to meet the needs of customers in an increasingly competitive global energy industry. The Subsea, Umbilicals, Engineering and Maintenance, Modifications and Operations (MMO) areas will form a new company under […]

  • 15 September 2011
    Ports & Logistics

      Ports of Normandy Authority (PNA), the port authority of Cherbourg and Caen-Ouistreham, has just finalised its comprehensive proposal to assist in the development of offshore wind energy in the Channel. PNA has published information concerning the capacity and characteristics of the ports it owns, with a view to supporting a European-level wind-energy sector that […]

  • 21 February 2013

    The Nordic Baltic group of shipyards, part of the BLRT Grupp, cannot be accused of acting as an old age pensioner, despite its 100 year history. The group follows the various developments in the wind energy market with interest and is ideally placed in Denmark, Germany, Norway and the UK, where it is all happening.  “Customers come to us because they prefer customised […]

  • 26 January 2016

    “It is almost like winning the lottery,” Meewind Director Willem Smelik says when reflecting on how a group of small investors have managed to participate in three major offshore wind farm projects. “We are now investing in a third wind farm ‘Nobelwind’ and raising funding of €25 million a year!” Meewind is an umbrella investment […]

  • 24 July 2014

    The offshore wind energy industry has shown a considerable growth over the years which in turn has resulted in an increase in jobs. As the growth continues in the years to come so will the number of jobs. In the UK alone, there are 7,000 full time jobs in the sector, growing to a possible […]