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  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Sea Shipbrokers announced that as of July 1, 2013 it acquired all activities from North Sea Ship Agency. This acquisition is a significant step in achieving growth for North Sea Shipbrokers and to secure that the company offers the best-innovated services for its clients. This acquisition complements the wealth of experience and technical expertise […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Massive offshore platforms, which convert and transmit power from offshore wind farms, got a leading role in Siemens’ latest video called Giants of the North Sea. HelWin alpha, BorWin beta and SylWin alpha transformer platforms are built at Nordic Yards’ facilities in Wismar and Warnemünde. These structures are approximately high as a 10-story house, large as […]

  • 16 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    The energy potential of the North Sea is to play a crucial role in the energy transition facing North-West Europe and can create between EUR 100 billion and EUR 200 billion in value by 2050, according to a report by the World Energy Council Netherlands (WEC).

  • 5 June 2019

    The celebratory fifth edition of North Sea Offshore will be taking place on 6 June 2019 in Den Helder, the Netherlands. With a creative and interactive program focused on the future North Sea, it promises to be a great day. During the morning program, NSO partners and stakeholders will open their door to allow visitors […]

  • 7 March 2018
    Business & Finance

    Navingo has embraced another event, aside from Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference and Maritime & Offshore Career Event, dedicated to companies from the oil, gas and wind industry: North Sea offshore (NSO) which will take place on 7 June 2018 in Den Helder.

  • 28 September 2012

    The self-propelled DP2 jack-up Seafox 5 is close to delivery in Singapore for subsequent dry-tow to the North Sea. Following the naming ceremony at Keppel FELS shipyard on 18 August 2012, the multi-purpose support vessel is currently carrying out sea trials and is expected in the North Sea early November. This new KFELS design is […]

  • 17 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Vattenfall and North Sea Hagland Shipbrokers have signed a framework agreement for the provision of various shipbroking services for Vattenfall’s offshore wind farms.

  • 1 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The operators of the Trianel Windpark Borkum and the Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind farms in the German North Sea have issued a tender for the provision of the Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS). Infrastruktur Windkraftwerk Borkum, Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum, and Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II are seeking rescue services in accordance with the regulatory […]

  • 9 December 2014
    Environment, R&D

    Forewind is one of five international offshore wind energy developers to jointly initiate an ambitious research programme into how the harbour porpoise population in the North Sea is likely to be affected by the construction of offshore wind farms. The programme, called Disturbance Effects on the Harbour Porpoise Population in the North Sea (DEPONS) will […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    SeaZone, the specialist marine mapping division of HR Wallingford, has been appointed to lead the North Sea Check Point, a key European Commission initiative to drive forward the blue economy. The blue economy is driven by the sustainable exploitation of marine resources, and access to effective and appropriate data is key to its success. EMODnet, […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Technology

    Dong Energy has selected Danish contracting and engineering company Semco Maritime to establish a new offshore telecommunication infrastructure in the North Sea. With a total value of up to DKK 100 million, the order is Semco Maritime’s largest ever in offshore wind telecommunications. The order includes construction of inter-field and offshore-to-onshore communication networks for up […]

  • 20 July 2017
    Grid Connection

    Prysmian has awarded Canyon Offshore with a multi-million pound contract for the provision of offshore cable trenching services on the North Sea Link interconnector, the 1.4GW subsea HVDC system with cables linking the UK and Norway.

  • 11 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    UK-based health-and-safety specialist Steel River Consultants (SRC) has been selected to act as hazard identification (HAZID) facilitator and provide CDM support and health and safety advisory services to cable supplier Prysmian on a project to construct an electricity link between the UK and Norway. The North Sea Link (NSL) project, a project owned 50 per cent each by […]

  • 30 July 2014

    Earlier this month, one of the world’s largest converter platforms has been installed off Sylt, an East Frisian Island, under the direction of Seaway Heavy Lifting. SylWin alpha platform, built by Siemens, is so large and heavy that the “float-over method” has been used to lift it from a pontoon onto the already installed jacket […]

  • 1 March 2019
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The first of the three 800MW offshore wind farms to be constructed in Danish waters will be built off Nissum Fjord in the North Sea, the country’s Ministry of Energy, Utilities and Climate said. The Thor offshore wind site, to be located at least 20 kilometres offshore, was selected over the second proposed option at the […]

  • 21 July 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has installed a fourth offshore platform in the North Sea, completing an important stage for grid connections of sea-based wind farms. This is the platform for the SylWin1 DC link, which is the most powerful of the four offshore wind power grid connections contracted to Siemens by the German-Dutch transmission grid operator TenneT between […]

  • 27 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Modus Seabed Intervention, one of the North East’s leading subsea specialist companies, believes membership of a new industry partnership will bring even greater success in the North Sea renewable energy market. Provisionally known as Norstec, the partnership is a global network of businesses aimed at maximising the North Sea market.  Jake Tompkins, Managing Director of […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Environment

    Ten new digital aerial bird and marine mammal surveys will be delivered by APEM for offshore windfarms in the German North Sea over the next year. The surveys will take place between February 2015 and March 2016 in order to report the abundance and distribution of seabirds and marine mammals at different times of the […]

  • 29 September 2011
    Environment

    Oil platforms in the North Sea are attracting more cod and haddock than previously thought and wind farm installations could be designed… By Sarah Young (reuters) [mappress] Source: reuters, September 29, 2011

  • 9 July 2019
    R&D

    The North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) is technically and economically feasible, according to the consortium proposing to develop the project. The announcement comes as the consortium gathered the results of the project assessment phase which included analyzing the possibility and conditions required to build one or several wind power hubs in the North Sea. […]

  • 5 February 2013

    Boat builder Alnmaritec launched the latest of its windfarm support vessels (WFSV) recently for long time client North Sea Logistics. The 19m Wave Captain class boat is powered by 2 x 880bhp Doosan engines and reaches over 25 knots. She has demonstrated exceptional sea keeping characteristics and superb handling when approaching and pushing up on […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    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.

  • 21 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Germany’s Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) has issued a tender for hydrographic investigation in the N-6 offshore wind area in the North Sea.

  • 9 November 2015
    Vessels

    Piriou has delivered two wind farm support vessels (WFSVs), the Challenger and Excalibur, to North Sea Logistics. Built by Piriou’s shipyard in Vietnam, the two vessels will operate at the North Sea offshore wind farms. Dave Armstrong, managing director of North Sea Logistics, said: “I am delighted with the performance of the new boats. They have proved on […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Italy-based cable manufacturer to deliver inter-array cable systems for the 400MW Merkur and the 407MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm

  • 23 November 2011

    A full-size prototype of the floating LIDAR offshore resource assessment system, known as FLIDAR™, has been successfully tested 15km off the Belgian coast. It has been located next to a stationary LIDAR (WINDCUBE®v2 LIDAR from Leosphere) on a fixed communication mast for the month of October, in order to test survivability and validate the accuracy […]