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  • 3 September 2019
    Vessels

    Japan’s Shimizu Corporation has awarded National Oilwell Varco (NOV) with a contract to provide equipment package and design for a newbuild offshore wind farm installation vessel. NOV, through its subsidiary GustoMSC, has worked with Shimizu on the customized jack-up design which has a total tonnage of 28,000t and is capable of accommodating 130 people. The vessel will […]

  • 3 October 2019

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the top ten most read news in the month of September 2019. Siemens Gamesa Wants a Piece of Senvion German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Siemens Gamesa to pursue negotiations for the sale of selected Services and Onshore assets in Europe. UK Offshore […]

  • 8 January 2013

    Significant new contracts have boosted fledgling East of England company Inspection Verification Bureau Ltd (IVB). Launched less than two years ago but led by a small team with combined experience of more than 100 years, the latest business will allow the Norfolk-based business to hit its annual growth target of 20% on current turnover of […]

  • 5 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    NKT’s revenue increased by 1,153 mDKK to 15,604 mDKK – the highest level in the history of NKT. Nilfisk-Advance and Photonics Group realised organic growth in revenue of 8% and 16% respectively, surpassing even the 2010 growth rates,  while NKT Cables exceeded last year’s organic growth in revenue by only 1%. The operational EBITDA for […]

  • 19 April 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Give birth to our nation’s dreams of clean, plentiful electricity from the wind here, in the offshore waters of Saginaw Bay.

  • 20 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    Engineering consultancy WSP | Parsons Brinckerhoff has been appointed by National Grid North Sea Link Ltd to provide cable manufacturing quality and inspection services on the 1.4GW North Sea Link interconnector, the first electricity link between Nordic and British markets.

  • 15 October 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection

      TenneT has established a new Offshore Netherlands department dedicated to the development of an offshore electricity grid in the Dutch part of the North Sea. In June of this year, Minister Kamp of Economic Affairs took the guiding decision to appoint TenneT as the sole operator of the offshore electricity grid under law. This […]

  • 24 April 2012

    FREE entry for business people is available to the exhibition hall of the Renewing The Humber conference during part of the day on May 1. People not already coming to the event as delegates, can take the opportunity visit the stands and learn more about the industry, network with business leaders and find out about […]

  • 20 March 2020
    Grid Connection

    The Borssele Beta offshore substation topside will sail out from HSM Offshore’s yard in Schiedam to the installation site in the Dutch North Sea on 22 March, TenneT said. The 700MW offshore grid connection is scheduled to be operational on September 1. From then on, the 731.5MW Borssele III and IV wind farm that is […]

  • 26 March 2012

    President of the Basque Country “Communidad Autonoma del Pais Vasco”, Spain Mr. Patxi Lopez met Union Minister of New and Renewable Energy Dr. Farooq Abdullah in New Delhi. Both the leaders were accompanied by high level delegations. During the meeting the two sides discussed possibilities of enhancing cooperation between the two sides in Renewable Energy. […]

  • 23 July 2019
    Grid Connection

    Italy-based Prysmian Group has received a letter of award from National Grid Viking Link Limited and Energinet, for the development of Viking Link, the first submarine cable connection between the UK and Denmark. Worth close to EUR 700 million, the contract includes the turn-key design, manufacture, and installation of the world’s longest interconnector with the entire […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Grid Connection

    The central theme of the sixth annual Offshore WIND Conference held last month in Amsterdam was “Building an industry without borders.” According to a study published by the European Commission titled “Study of the benefits of a meshed offshore grid in Northern Seas region,” a meshed offshore grid would cut costs by between EUR 30 […]

  • 22 May 2015

    Axel Juhnke, responsible for Business Development since the beginning of September 2014 has been appointed General Manager for WindManShip GmbH. For his commitment and loyalty, managing directors André and Marco Hurtig to appoint Axel Juhnke as an authorized signatory. “The steady growth of WindManShip GmbH makes it necessary to extend the responsibility for decisions” says […]

  • 1 February 2012

    As a new federal report touts the potential for tidal energy and a license has been approved for the nation’s first such project… By Judy Benson ( theday ) [mappress] Source: theday, February 1, 2012

  • 12 August 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The Basque Energy Agency (Ente Vasco de la Energía; EVE) will financially support demonstration and validation of emerging marine energy technologies with EUR 2.5 million. Specifically, subsidies will be made available for pilot projects demonstrating and validating full scale, or almost full scale, prototypes of wave energy converters, floating wind platforms, and offshore wind turbines. Funding also covers prototypes of […]

  • 14 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Contracts totalling €1.5billion have been awarded to build the NSN link – the first electricity link between UK and Norway. NSN Link has contracted two cable suppliers, Prysmian and Nexans, to deliver the cable needed for the 740 kilometre route length. The converter stations in both UK and Norway will be delivered by ABB. The […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Milan-headquartered cable maker Prysmian has been awarded a contract worth more than EUR 300 million with Réseau de Transport d’Électricité (RTE) to develop submarine cable links to connect three planned offshore wind farms to the mainland power grid in France.

  • 13 November 2015
    Authorities

    Ente Vasco de la Energía, Basque Government’s energy agency, has awarded marine renewables contract to Oceantec Energías Marinas. Derio-based company will supply the floating wave energy converter to EVE. A total of EUR 2.5 million will be made available for pilot projects demonstrating and validating full scale, or almost full scale, prototypes of wave energy […]

  • 31 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The trade union CNV Vakmensen has agreed to the social plan related to Royal Boskalis Westminister’s fleet rationalization, announced in July.   Mid-September, Boskalis’ Dutch Works Council agreed to the fleet rationalization and the related social plan. Boskalis will start with the implementation of the plan in November. In the coming two years, 24 vessels […]

  • 10 October 2011

      Deepwater Wind this week officially submitted its plan to develop a utility-scale offshore wind farm off the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts, in response to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE)’s Call for Information and Nominations for offshore wind energy projects in the federal […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Prysmian Group has announced new investments worth over € 40 million to upgrade production capabilities in its cable plants in Pikkala, Finland and in Arco Felice, Italy. The factories are already the Group’s centres of excellence for high voltage and submarine cable production. These new investments will enable both plants to be fully equipped to […]

  • 17 June 2011

      The effort to capture wind power more than 40 miles off the Maine coast using massive floating wind turbines continues on schedule – with lab trials at the University of Maine just completed in May, a first-in-the-nation offshore wind test lab opening at the University of Maine in Orono in October and preparations under […]

  • 8 August 2011
    R&D

      Deepwater Wind has applied to federal authorities to build the largest proposed offshore-wind farm in the United States, a 200-turbine project in Rhode Island Sound. Energy Center, replaces a 350-megawatt, 100-turbine proposal that was put forward by the Providence-based company two years ago. Under the new plan, Deepwater would also build an undersea transmission […]

  • 8 December 2010

    DWEC would be nation’s largest offshore wind farm, bolstering the East Coast offshore-wind industry and job creation potential Deepwater… (businesswire) [mappress] Source: businesswire, December 08, 2010

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Environment

    Scottish Government has unveiled the first National Marine plan ensuring sustainable economic growth of a range of marine industries and protect and enhance the marine environment. The National Marine Plan will cover all of Scotland’s sea out to 200 nautical miles and will apply to the exercise of devolved and reserved functions. It balances the […]

  • 1 August 2019
    Grid Connection

    DEME Group’s cable laying and multipurpose vessel Living Stone has completed the installation of 85km of subsea export cable at Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG). Living Stone collected the cable at the manufacturer Hellenic Cable in Greece, transported it to the project site in Belgium and carried out cable installation, offshore jointing and four pull-ins. The cable now connects […]