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  • 19 November 2010

    IT is hoped that the landowners of the Nigg Fabrication Yard in Easter Ross will come to “an early decision” about its future, boosting… (northern-times) [mappress] Source: northern-times, November 19, 2010;

  • 20 September 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has awarded CHC Group with a six-year contract for aviation services for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. Working with Uni-Fly as a sub-contractor, CHC will support the construction phase and the first five years of operations and maintenance of the wind farm.

  • 14 November 2011

    AN investigation has been launched after an engineer was airlifted to hospital from the top of a turbine at a huge off-shore wind farm.   By Elliot Furniss (eadt) [mappress] Source: eadt, November 14, 2011

  • 9 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate today sets out the timetable for the development of offshore wind and tidal energy in Northern Ireland waters. We have confirmed that from 1 April 2011 discussion will take place with potential developers on the opportunity of offshore wind and tidal energy in Northern Ireland waters. This will also help shape the […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology

    ABB today announced the launch of its new 525 kV cable system, which sets world record for extruded HVDC cable technology, doubling power flow and extending range to enable greater integration of distant renewables and interconnections.  These 525 kV systems can transmit so much more power – up to 2,600 MW in a cable pair, underground or subsea. […]

  • 12 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Local businesses in Kilkeel have worked with Invest Northern Ireland (Invest NI) to diversify their activities and successfully access new opportunities in the developing offshore wind sector.  Invest NI is a regional business development agency whose role is to grow the local economy. It does this by supporting new and existing businesses to compete internationally, […]

  • 12 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    On June 24 2010 DONG Energy announced an agreement to sell its ownership interests in Nordkraft and Salten Kraftsamband, two energy companies based in northern Norway, to a company in the Troms Kraft Group The transaction has now been approved by the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy in Norway and is expected to be finalized […]

  • 4 March 2011

    A Proposal by the local authority to skim off a percentage of all future wind farm community benefit funds and put it into a pan-Highland…   By Caroline McMorran (northern-times) [mappress]   Source: northern-times, March 04, 2011  

  • 31 March 2011

    The Crown Estate has today, 1 April 2011, launched a discussion process with the renewable energy industry on the design and development of offshore wind and tidal energy in Northern Ireland. The ‘design discussion’ will run until 31 May 2011. Industry views are being sought on how areas of the seabed could be made available […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s jack-up vessel Aeolus is at MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s pre-assembly site in Vlissingen to load the first turbine components for the Norther wind farm and install them in the Belgian North Sea. The wind farm comprises 44 MHI Vestas V164-8.4 MW wind turbines to be installed on monopile foundations some 22 kilometres offshore Zeebrugge. The […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    MHI Vestas has completed turbine installation at the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium in record time. “The MHI Vestas installation team, together with our partners, has completed installation at Norther in record time,” said MHI Vestas Chief Operations Officer, Flemming Ougaard. “Not only did we finish ahead of schedule despite inclement weather, but most importantly, […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus has completed the installation of 36 out of 44 turbines at the Norther offshore wind project in Belgium. The vessel began installing the first MHI Vestas 8.4MW turbines at the site some 23km offshore Zeebrugge at the beginning of February. The 370MW offshore wind farm delivered first power to the Belgian grid at the […]

  • 31 January 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    China Communications Construction Company (CCCC) has put into operation the first 6.45MW turbine of the Dalian Zhuanghe offshore wind project. The 6.45MW unit is the country’s first low-temperature turbine and its launch marks the first commercial operation of an offshore wind project in northern China, CCCC said. The 300MW project is located in the Zhuanghe waters offshore Dalian in the […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Swedish crew transfer vessel (CTV) operator Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) is establishing a physical presence in Germany by opening an office in Hamburg.

  • 11 June 2014
    Authorities, Technology

    On Thursday,25th June Marine Current Turbines (MCT), a Siemens-business hosted a visit from the Minister of State for Northern Ireland Andrew Robathan to its world-leading tidal turbine at Strangford Lough. SeaGen, which has been generating clean energy for 1,400 homes since 2008 is the world’s first and largest commercial scale tidal current turbine. The Minister […]

  • 22 February 2013

    Invest Northern Ireland’s Trade Division is seeking to appoint service providers who have experience working with businesses in the development and delivery of export marketing strategies. Potential providers must demonstrate familiarity with sector specific issues affecting demand for products/services globally and have a working knowledge of the key export markets for their target sector. This […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Denmark’s Northern Offshore Services AS (NOS) has taken delivery of the fifth in line of the D-Class series windfarm service vessels (WSVs), M/V Defender, which is certified to carry up to 24 offshore wind technicians. The vessel was delivered from Grovfjord Mek Verksted yard in Norway on 21 December, where Defender’s sister vessel, M/V Doer, is currently […]

  • 23 October 2012

    Bord Gáis and its Irish tidal energy partner, OpenHydro were awarded exclusive rights to develop a 100MW tidal energy farm off Torr Head on the north coast of Antrim. The project, potentially the first of its kind in the island of Ireland, is expected to be completed by the year 2020. The award was made […]

  • 31 July 2014

    ‘Seajacks Leviathan’ and ‘Seajacks Kraken’ are prepared for their coming assignments, following a series of repair and renewal jobs by Shipdock Amsterdam. The shipyard, part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, had been commissioned for the two jack-ups by Seajacks UK Ltd. The Great Yarmouth (United Kingdom) based company has assigned the shipyard various and different […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Fixed offshore accommodation will be instrumental in resolving the operations and maintenance (O&M) dilemma faced by operators of wind farms installed far from shores, according to a report commissioned by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier. Reducing transit time and improving turbine accessibility are two key issues for operators, and the study by Norwegian simulation experts Shoreline found […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    The partly renovated platform of Den Helder Airport, the Netherlands, was officially reopened today, after extensive work to make it better equipped for passenger transport to European offshore cities and wind farms in the North Sea. Conny van den Hoff, Director of Den Helder Airport, said: “Thanks to renovation of the platform, over the next few years we […]

  • 29 July 2013

    There have been a lot of negative messages lately about quality problems related to various foreign wind turbine manufacturers. This mostly comes as a result of constructing cheap parts and applying onshore technology to offshore wind turbines by majority of large energy companies. In addition, the topics of performance, reliability, durability, safety and accessibility by […]

  • 24 September 2013

    The offshore wind power conference OBMC 2013 began with an appeal to the new government. All speakers urged the German government to proceed with the necessary revision of the Renewable Energy Act with no time pressure. Ronny Meyer, CEO of the Wind Energy Agency WAB and initiator of the campaign “Offshore – Germany Wind Force”, […]

  • 9 July 2020

    Northern Offshore Services (NOS) has acquired two crew transfer vessels (CTV) from Sure Wind Marine Limited. The CTVs SURE Diamond and SURE Dynamic are being renamed to M/V Master and M/V Mariner and will be part of the M-Class series, which now has four vessels. According to NOS, the vessels will continue their current operations […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    The French floating foundation company Ideol has appointed two new professionals to boost its business in Northern Europe and Japan.  Ole Stobbe has been appointed Business Development Manager for Northern Europe and Mutsumi Yamada is Ideol’s Country Manager for Japan. Stobbe has a degree in mechanical engineering and an experience from working in offshore wind for 13 years in a […]

  • 4 May 2011

    The renewables sector could bring more than 1,000 jobs and £2bn of direct investment to Northern Ireland over the next decade, it has…   By Clare Weir (belfasttelegraph) [mappress] Source: belfasttelegraph, May 04, 2011;