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  • 10 April 2014

    Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) Plc has reported an operating loss of GBP 6.6 million during its first 18 months of trading. In terms of expenses during the development phase, this loss is expected, according to the directors. The company plans to build a 9.5 kilometers long sea wall which would form an 11.5 square kilometers […]

  • 24 November 2015

    DONG Energy has signed a partnership with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) to contribute to the lifeboat running costs of six RNLI stations across the UK.  DONG Energy and the RNLI have agreed to work together for an initial period of two years, during which DONG Energy will make a financial donation of £120,000 to help […]

  • 12 June 2013

    Since April 2012 the wind farm support vessel industry has experienced success and failure, both large and small. 2012 will be remembered for the number of new vessels built and delivered to operators, but predominantly it will be the collapse of South Boats Special Projects in the autumn that shook this sector of the industry […]

  • 12 March 2015
    Technology

    Since the 7th of August 2014 E35 has successfully completed six months of continuous deployment in Sanda Sound. The trials have demonstrated Evopod’s low motions and survivability characteristics in the moderately fast flowing (4 to 5 knots) tidal site, which in the winter months is also exposed to a harsh wave environment from the Atlantic […]

  • 15 November 2010

    At the beginning of September, Liebherr delivered the second heavy lift offshore crane type MTC 78000 straight from its manufacturing plant in Rostock. The MTC 78000 is one of the biggest offshore slewing cranes worldwide. With a maximum dynamic torque of 78,000 mT, the MTC 78000 is the most powerful machine within the extensive range […]

  • 14 May 2015

    Australian renewable energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Limited, has commenced with offshore geophysical survey activities for the CETO 6 project off Garden Island, Western Australia. The findings of these activities will influence elements of the CETO 6 Project, such as foundation selection, cable route and overall installation methodology. Marine GeoSolutions and RPS Energy, in conjunction with Carnegie, are […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Wave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE), has announced a capital raising via a Share Purchase Plan (SPP) to raise up to $6 million for the CETO 6 project. The SPP will allow all eligible Carnegie shareholders to purchase between $1,500 and $15,000 worth of shares in Carnegie at 5.0 cents per share. The […]

  • 2 March 2016

    6 Alpha Associates (6 Alpha) has launched a dedicated explosive ordnance disposal (EOD) division. According to the company, increasing demand from major UK construction and infrastructure development firms for a more strategic approach to the growing challenge of managing unexploded ordnance (UXO) risks led to the decision to invest in the specialist team and survey equipment […]

  • 30 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced that its Share Purchase Plan has closed oversubscribed and raised $6 million. Carnegie had previously announced on 1 December 2011 that it had initiated a capital raising via a Share Purchase Plan (“SPP”) of $4 million with capacity for a further $2 million in oversubscriptions. In accordance […]

  • 10 September 2015
    R&D

    Marine GeoSolutions Pty Ltd (MGS), a Perth-based marine geophysical and hydrographic survey company, has completed a substantial offshore marine survey in support of Carnegie Wave Energy’s CETO 6 Yirra Wave Energy project.  The project involved the acquisition of high resolution hydrographic and geophysical survey data at the proposed installation sites of the wave energy array […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Environment, Grid Connection

    6 Alpha Associates has carried out work on three projects under the framework agreement it signed with TenneT, the European grid operator, in January 2014.  The work has seen 6 Alpha Associates provide complex survey and risk management consultancy for unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk in the marine environment. The TenneT projects will see 6 Alpha […]

  • 1 October 2013

    Although the offshore wind industry has not necessarily grown as fast as Belgium’s DEME Group originally expected, the sector is now responsible for 10% of its business. The company is continuing to eye targets for possible acquisitions and weighing up fleet expansion possibilities in the offshore wind sector. Alongside this, DEME is striving to seek further cuts in Capital Expenditure (CAPEX) in order to ensure that […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has allocated grants from the sixth round of the Walney Extension Community Fund, set up to support community and environmental projects near the 659MW offshore wind farm in Cumbria, UK. The grants have been awarded to sixteen groups who will each receive a share of the just over GBP 253,000 windfall and will join 75 other […]

  • 12 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Artificial North Sea Island Plan Moves Ahead TenneT Netherlands, Energinet.dk and TenneT Germany will sign a trilateral agreement on developing the North Sea Wind Power Hub project during the North Seas Energy Forum in Brussels on 23 March, in the presence of Maroš Šefčovič, European Commissioner for Energy Union. Nordsee One Turbines Taking Shape (Gallery) […]

  • 14 October 2013

    Siemens has now installed a market-ready version of its new 6 megawatt (MW) gearless wind turbine on the test site of the power utility SSE, the UK’s largest generator of renewable energy. Together with its customer, Siemens plans to carry out final testing at the site before going ahead with series production for the UK […]

  • 12 October 2014

    Germany: Siemens in Offshore Wind Talks  Siemens has confirmed that they are in talks over future offshore wind contracts. Vattenfall Preparing ‘Offshore Hotel’ for Sandbank and DanTysk  During a press conference at WindEnergy Hamburg last week, Vattenfall stated that they will launch the Sandbank project in the summer of 2015, after they complete the DanTysk […]

  • 15 December 2014

    In the very first edition of Offshore WIND we reported on access systems as the means for safe transfers of personnel to offshore wind turbines. At that time it was still a relatively new topic in this industry. We discussed the systems by Dutch company Ampelmann Operations B.V. and by Offshore Solutions. Now, five years […]

  • 8 September 2014
    R&D

    The most extensive science and engineering research project to take place in Caithness for many years is occurring this month (September, 2014) from a base at Gills Harbour, on the shores of the ‘s Inner Sound. Expensive high-tech equipment, under the TIME initiative, has been laid on the Sound’s seabed from the 25-metre-long ‘multi-cat’ vessel […]

  • 17 January 2020
    Grid Connection

    Spanish steel fabricator Tecade has shipped off the final leg extensions manufactured for the DolWin6 offshore platform. The leg extensions were delivered to Dragados Offshore in Puerto Real where they will be integrated into the substation for further shipment to the German North Sea, Tecade said. Tecade’s scope of work includes the manufacture and delivery […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Grid Connection

    Transmission system operator TenneT has started construction work in Emden, Germany at the site of the onshore converter station which will be part of the DolWin6 grid connection. The foundation work for the converter station in Emden will continue over the next six months with one thousand piles up to 24 metres long being drilled into the […]

  • 12 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch MPs Call For Extension of 2023 Offshore Wind Capacity Target The House of Representatives of the Netherlands has received a motion to look into the possibility of adding new offshore wind farm zones to the country’s list of projects scheduled for commissioning by 2023. Taiwan Gets Complete Offshore Wind Development Guidelines ITPEnergised (ITPE), Ramboll […]

  • 6 March 2014
    Authorities

    In 2013, tariffs supporting wind energy made up 4.6 pct. of Danish utility bills – a slight increase from 2 pct. in 2012. Calculations by the Danish Wind Industry Association show that the increase can be attributed to Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm, which was completed in 2013. In March 2012, the National Energy Agreement […]

  • 26 January 2015
    Technology

    The Alstom’s Haliade 150-6MW offshore wind turbine installed on the Carnet site in France has secured its final certification from the certification body DNV-GL. “This is a prerequisite for commercial operation,” Alstom said in a press release. The Haliade will be produced in the Saint-Nazaire plant inaugurated on 2 December 2014, with secured orders for […]

  • 3 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    New Energy Investment S.à.r.l. (NEI) has launched an accelerated bookbuild offering of 26,500,000 of existing shares in DONG Energy to institutional investors, equivalent to 6.3% of the outstanding shares and voting rights in the Danish company.

  • 29 November 2016

    6 Alpha Associates informed today that it is currently carrying out a comprehensive unexploded ordnance (UXO) risk management for the Beatrice offshore wind farm, which will eventually result in issuing a final UXO safety clearance certificate.  Upon completion, the work will confirm that the prospective threat to installation activity presented by UXO has been reduced to as low […]

  • 6 August 2017

    E.ON Wins Robin Rigg Dispute Against MT Højgaard The UK Supreme Court has ruled against MT Højgaard (MTH) in the Robin Rigg offshore wind farm dispute and in favour of E.ON Climate and Renewables. Deepwater Wind Teams Up with Tesla for 144MW OWF in Massachusetts Deepwater Wind unveiled plans for its newest project off the […]