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  • 22 February 2019
    Business & Finance

    Shell is interested in entering the UK offshore wind market, Mark Gainsborough, executive vice president at Shell New Energies, told Reuters. The company plans to crack the UK offshore wind market through either acquiring a share in an existing project, acquiring an entire project, or by securing seabed leases later this year, Gainsborough told Reuters […]

  • 9 June 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The offshore wind industry should abandon the practice of awarding separate leases for offshore wind farms of up to 1GW each and instead start developing large, integrated projects of up to 10GW to lower cost, create value across the supply chain, and stimulate economic growth, Mark Gainsborough Executive Vice President, New Energies, Shell Gas and Power Development B.V., said.

  • 11 June 2017

    MHI Vestas Launches 9.5 MW Offshore Wind Turbine MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched the V164-9.5 MW wind turbine to re-affirm the company’s drive to lower the cost of energy for offshore wind. Study: Jack-Up Free Turbine Installation and Maintenance Makes SENSE A new wind turbine installation and maintenance technology being developed by SENSE Offshore […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    MHI Vestas Launches 9.5 MW Offshore Wind Turbine MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has launched the V164-9.5 MW wind turbine to re-affirm the company’s drive to lower the cost of energy for offshore wind. Mating of Hywind Scotland Floating Turbines (Video) Statoil has shared a great video showing the mating of one of Hywind Scotland’s Siemens […]

  • 8 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Private market investment managers, Partners Group, has signed an agreement to join the Blauwwind consortium developing the Borssele III & IV offshore wind farms as an equity investor on behalf of its clients. 

  • 18 October 2017

    The launch of the world’s first floating wind farm marked another milestone, not only for the floating wind technology but for the overall offshore wind industry.

  • 8 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Tribute Resources Inc. (Tribute) has sold a 50% interest in International Marine Energy Inc. (IME) to Mark and Chad Himmelspach and related entities (collectively referred to as “Himmelspach”). IME is now owned 50% by Tribute and 50% by Himmelspach. IME has acquired the interests of Tribute in Western Tidal Holdings (WTH) in consideration for milestone […]

  • 16 May 2011

      NRG Energy Inc. is nearing a key decision on a contract for wind turbines for its Mid-Atlantic Wind Park off the coast of Delaware, marking… By Steve Gelsi (marketwatch) [mappress] Source: marketwatch, May 16, 2011;

  • 30 July 2012

    Staff at the award winning Kelling Heath Holiday Park now have use of an all-electric utility vehicle to help carry guests’ luggage and meet on-site transport needs following the recent presentation of the “green machine” to the park by wind farm operator Scira Offshore Energy.  Scira General Manager Einar Strømsvåg handed the keys of the […]

  • 9 February 2016

    The recently completed Marine Business Park in the North Quay area of Hayle in Cornwall, England, will be officially opened on February 12.  The business park has quayside access to the sea, with plans for a new slipway in the future. There is also expansion land for a further 800m² of buildings. The project is dedicated […]

  • 28 June 2013

      The UK Government’s published draft on renewable energy strike prices has been welcomed by business leaders in the Humber’s renewable energy sector. Mark O’Reilly, director Team Humber Marine Alliance commented:  “Today’s surprise announcement from Danny Alexander regarding renewable energy strike prices has been well received by companies in our region. We are obviously hoping […]

  • 2 October 2012

    Marine Current Turbines have completed move to the Bristol & Bath Science Park, located at Emersons Green, north Bristol. Their engineering, project and business development teams are now located under one roof. The completion of the move last week coincided with the first anniversary of the Science Park, which acts as a hub for the […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Technology

    Oceanlinx’s greenWAVE wave energy generator is currently stranded approximately one kilometre off Carrickalinga Beach in the Encounter Marine Park, South Australia. The State Government is working with the owners, insurers and the District Council of Yankalilla to ensure the structure is clearly marked as a navigational hazard for boat operators and to determine the most […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Danish jack-up vessel owner Ziton has reported EUR 29 million revenue for the Fiscal Year 2016, a near 219 per cent increase compared to EUR 9.1 million revenue recorded a year earlier. Ziton more than tripled its revenue in 2016 on the back of increased activity levels and higher utilisation rates for the company’s fleet of specialized jack-up […]

  • 26 November 2015
    Vessels

    GloMar Shipmanagement B.V. has bought the Fugro Commander, a DP shallow draft geotechnical vessel, and will convert it into a diving support vessel (DSV).  GloMar Shipmanagement B.V. CCO Mark van der Star said: “We are in discussion with Fugro to mutually offer the vessel back to the market as Geotechnical vessel. Furthermore we will actively promote her in […]

  • 14 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Clir Renewables has optimized the performance of more than 1 GW of offshore wind assets in Europe by the end of the first quarter of 2020. According to Clir Renewables, this milestone follows 2019’s mammoth year of offshore wind construction, with 3 GW installed in Europe alone. The company explains that its artificial intelligence analyses […]

  • 29 August 2013
    Technology

    With a series of scientific dives conducted by its marine biologist, 40SouthEnergy continues to work hard in order to develop its wave technology south of St Mary’s Airport in the Isles of Scilly, as the company announced on its Facebook page. The company says that it is trying to accelerate the development as much as […]

  • 17 July 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Carmanah Technologies Corporation’s (Carmanah) subsidiary Sabik GmbH (Sabik Offshore), which was acquired on July 2, 2015, has been awarded a contract to provide a marking system for the Nordergründe offshore wind project. The company will provide marine lights, monitoring and control for all 18 turbines. Sabik Offshore will start working immediately and plans to complete 50% this year […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s installation vessel Bold Tern reached a milestone on March 19, when turbine number 40 was successfully installed at the Butendiek offshore wind farm – bringing the installation campaign to its halfway mark. Bold Tern will continue to install the remaining 40 turbines throughout the spring. The offshore wind farm Butendiek is located west of […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Scottish Enterprise has awarded Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) £6.04million POWERS funding to support the development of its latest 7MW Offshore Wind Turbine prototype at the Energy Park in Fife. This award will support an intended total investment of £100 million in Scotland, which SHI announced last year, to launch a successful test demonstration project followed […]

  • 21 March 2015

    Scottish Government Minister for Transport and Islands, Derek Mackay MSP, announced a launch of a brand new dock facility at Westway in Renfrew. The new £1.3m development was one of the first locations in the country to receive funding from the Scotland’s National Renewable Infrastructure Fund (N-RIF), managed by Scottish Enterprise. This investment will ensure […]

  • 12 November 2014

    Building work has started on the Hayle Marine Renewables Business Park which is being created to strengthen Cornwall’s growing marine renewables sector. The Devon & Cornwall division of Midas Construction has won the contract to build the business park, which is part of the £24 million investment by Cornwall Council, the European Regional Development Fund […]

  • 8 October 2013

     The operation to install the huge two-piece steel structure has been taking place over recent days 50m offshore from Methil’s Energy Park Fife. Once fully assembled and operational, the three blade, 7MW prototype turbine will be the world’s largest and most powerful installed turbine, with the tip of its blades 196m above sea level and […]

  • 10 December 2015

    Ingeteam’s wind business unit today celebrates its 20th anniversary. The company manufactured its first power converter named INGECON ® WIND in 1995. Ingeteam said that, since then, it has commissioned more than 20,000 wind power converters, accounting for 30GW of installed wind power capacity worldwide and a 7.4% market share. During the first semester of 2015, […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Windhoist Limited has pre-assembled the 84th and final wind turbine tower on the Beatrice Pre-Assembly Project at Nigg Energy Park in Scotland. Siemens Gamesa awarded Windhoist with a contract to carry out wind turbine pre-assembly work for the 588MW Beatrice wind farm in May 2018, marking the Scottish company’s first foray into offshore wind. Under the contract, […]