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  • 3 August 2015
    Vessels

    CWind has announced that it is now a member of the National Workboat Association (NWA) of the UK. As the offshore wind industry matures and demands on workboat performance increase with larger and further offshore wind farms, a collective and informed industry body of vessel owners and operators will facilitate the knowledge sharing and formulation of […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Managing the working and rest hours of crews whilst ensuring the successful completion of technician transfers continues to pose a significant challenge in the safe operation of offshore wind crew transfer vessels (CTVs), according to the National Workboat Association (NWA).

  • 8 August 2018
    Training & Education

    The UK National Workboat Association (NWA) has launched the Workboat Crewmember Apprenticeship, dedicated to training future offshore wind crew across England and Wales.

  • 18 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Nordwest Assekuranzmakler GmbH & Co. KG (NWA) has developed the insurance concept for the offshore project Nordergründe. The insurance specialist is thus providing a key building block for financing the project, which will cost 410 million euros. The Nordergründe wind farm, which is located 15 kilometres north-east of the island Wangerooge, is owned by wpd […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Training & Education

    The UK National Workboat Association (NWA) is launching a campaign to combat crewmember fatigue on offshore energy support vessels (OESVs).

  • 21 September 2015
    Vessels

    The UK’s trade organisation for the renewable energy industries, RenewableUK, has shortlisted  NWA Workboat Safety Forum for their “RenewableUK Breakthrough Award”, which is due to be presented to the winner at the RenewableUK Gala Dinner at Liverpool’s St. George’s Hall on 7th October. Philip Woodcock, Chairman of the NWA Workboat Safety Forum said: “I am incredibly proud […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Vessels

    The UK National Workboat Association (NWA) has launched the second edition of the Workboat Code, a document aimed at redefining working practices and standards for vessel operators across a number of maritime sectors. Edition 2 of the Workboat Code, developed by an NWA-led working group in cooperation with the Maritime and Coastguard Agency and with workboat […]

  • 25 February 2013
    Business & Finance

      Nordwest Assekuranzmakler Gmbh & Co. KG (NWA) has developed insurance programs for the Butendiek offshore wind project. An important component for the financing of the project was laid. Butendiek offshore wind project is located in the North Sea about 32 kilometers west of Sylt. The plan is to install 80 wind turbines with a […]

  • 18 November 2018

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 12 to 18 November 2018.

  • 12 November 2018

    The effects and causes of fatigue that offshore wind crews experience are not fully understood within the sector, however, sharing health and safety (HSE) lessons can ultimately make the industry stronger, Kerrie Forster, Chairman of the UK National Workboat Association (NWA) Safety Forum and Operations Coordinator at Acta Marine, said in an interview with Offshore WIND.

  • 12 May 2014

    For three days in June (Tues 10 – Thurs 12), Southampton UK will play host to the world’s commercial marine professionals, attracted by the Seawork exhibition, which offers a unique combination of three exhibition halls, free-to-attend conference sessions, a Quayside alive with demonstrations, a fleet of over 50 innovative workboats and new product launches from […]

  • 4 November 2016
    R&D, Vessels

    The International Marine Contractors Association’s (IMCA) has published Standardised boat landing research report, with an aim to standardize boat landings for accessing wind turbine foundations from crew transfer vessels (CTVs). IMCA’s Renewable Energy Workgroup and the National Workboat Association (NWA) were seeking a consensus on the optimum design and configuration of boat landings for accessing wind turbine foundations from […]

  • 1 January 2019

    Wind turbines, zero-subsidy projects and emerging markets remained to be the industry’s hottest topics in 2018. And while these were also the most covered matters on Offshore WIND, we also pressed the ‘Learn More’ button under topics that might deserve to be more widely discussed – and we hope to do so more in 2019 and the years to come.

  • 5 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

      WindMW GmbH , a company majority owned by funds managed by Blackstone , has completed the financing for “Meerwind,” the largest German offshore wind farm to complete its full financing process. Meerwind is also the first German wind farm to be fully financed by private investors. The 80 turbine wind farm will be situated […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Technology

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited has received two separate innovation awards last week from the Australian Institute of Management WA and the Australian Water Association WA. Carnegie Wave Energy Limited was recognised as a world leader in the wave energy industry at the 2014 Australian Institute of Management WA WestBusiness Pinnacle Awards, for […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Environment

    APEM is carrying out an initial first year of post-construction aerial surveys at the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm, located off the coast of North Wales. The works commenced this month with the initial contract running for 12 months, with a potential extension for a further two years. Ultra-high resolution aerial surveys will monitor birds and marine […]

  • 9 March 2015
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    FLiDAR has wrapped up the onsite wind measurements at Mainstream Renewable Power’s 448MW Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm. The FLiDAR floating LiDAR buoy provided on-site wind measurements and resulted in a considerable development time and cost saving compared to a traditional meteorological mast. The unit is now decommissioned and undergoing post validation at the ORE Catapult […]

  • 2 February 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust today announced details of the world’s largest and most challenging validation trials of floating LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) technology. Up to five different offshore wind measurement devices will be subjected to an extensive testing and validation against the state-of-the-art meteorological masts at three North Sea Round 3 sites. This campaign is […]

  • 30 May 2017
    R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust has announced the completion of the world’s largest trial of floating Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) systems.

  • 17 June 2015
    Vessels

    Today, the Carbon Trust hosted the first UK demonstration of a new vessel designed to reach offshore wind farms more cheaply and easily. The Wave Craft, developed by Norwegian shipbuilder Umoe Mandal with support from the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), was put through its paces at Seawork International 2015 in Southampton. Umoe Mandal’s […]

  • 3 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Jifmar Offshore Services has acquired the Scotland-based North West Marine (NWM), combining its management of offshore projects and support for developers of bottom-fixed and floating wind farms with NWM’s territorial base.

  • 20 August 2012
    Grid Connection

    In its information update, which includes environmental issues and request for night time visualisation, the No Tiree Array (NTA) points to conflicting wind subsidy policies between Scotland and the UK, as well as the location of the HVDC converters for the Argyll Array offshore wind farm. It says that the UK Government is putting a […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    RPS Group has secured Level 2 certification from DNV GL for its Floating LiDAR technology. According to RPS, the certification qualifies the RPS Lidar 4.5 buoy type to collect bankable wind resource data for the development of offshore wind farms. The news comes after a six-month validation deployment of the buoy offshore Blyth in the UK, which, […]

  • 11 December 2014

    The U.S. National Hydropower Association (NHA) and the Ocean Renewable Energy Coalition (OREC) have come together to form the Marine Energy Council, offering a new home for the marine energy community at NHA. NHA will now provide a unified voice as the national trade association for the full spectrum of water power technologies.  “Our two industries have […]

  • 20 August 2012
    Environment

    The No Tiree Array (NTA) campaign, which opposes to Argyll Array offshore wind farm, has published an information update on its website regarding basking sharks and night time visualisations of the proposed offshore wind farm. In its update, NTA brings tracking maps of the Scottish Natural Heritage’s basking shark survey in the area. However, Scottish […]

  • 17 August 2015
    R&D

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has completed the analysis of the data gathered from the pioneering £2 million measurement campaign at E.ON’s Rødsand 2 wind farm, and has now launched a call for Expressions of Interest from other organisations who want to access and continue research of the data. The campaign consisted of […]