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  • 28 October 2015

    ESNA AS, a Norwegian company specializing in Surface Effect Ship (SES) design, has introduced its new vessel design – an air cushion catamaran for offshore wind crew transfer, called the Tern. The crew transfer vessel (CTV) is partly supported by an air cushion in addition to the two side hulls. The Tern uses the air cushion not only for […]

  • 6 June 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Norwegian offshore wind industry representatives have urged the government to create a working strategy for the establishment of full-scale demonstration sites after a survey showed that Norwegian companies valued their export potential in the North Sea offshore wind market between 2025 and 2040 at around EUR 6.45 billion. The companies and organisations interested in developing the country’s offshore […]

  • 28 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    During the course of 2014, Aibel has announced several staff reductions due to reduced workload.  Over the past year, the company’s workload has been declining. This has resulted in several staff reductions. Simultaneously, Aibel has done extensive work to improve its competitiveness within the different business units. Employees within staff functions as well as the […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    ESNA, a Norwegian designer of air cushioned catamarans and Surface Effect Ships (SES), has received grants totalling NOK 3.5 million (approx. EUR 370,000) to develop the next generation SES for offshore service operations. ESNA received a NOK 3 million grant from the Regional Research Council Agder, and a NOK 500,000 grant from Sørlandet Knowledge Foundation. The grants run from […]

  • 24 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Following the memorandum of understanding to acquire Tristein AS, signed in February, and a financial, legal and operational due diligence, Aqualis ASA (Aqualis) and Tristein AS (Tristein) signed the definite share purchase agreement between Aqualis and the eight selling shareholders of Tristein yesterday. The purchase price for 100 percent of the shares in Tristein is NOK […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    “Last year was an extraordinary year, capped by the merger of DNV and GL in September and the beginning of a truly transformative period in our company’s history,” says Henrik O. Madsen, President & Chief Executive Officer of the DNV GL Group. “We strengthened our market position and expertise in all key areas and today, […]

  • 29 December 2014
    Training & Education

    Fourteen students and two teachers from Kristiansand Cathedral School Gimle (KKG) visited in Grimstad in November. During their visit, the laboratory demonstrated how one can compensate for wave movements during offshore operations using a Stewart platform. Professor Geir Hovland, who hosted the visit, created a special student exercises with the analysis of a real wave range […]

  • 10 February 2015
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Over the last two years, Kvernevik Engineering AS has been working with Geir Arne Solheim, the founder of Havkraft AS and the man who came up with the idea to convert fishing vessel into power plant. Now, the first vessel of its kind is anchored offshore in the Stadthavet area west of Ålesund harnessing wave […]

  • 8 April 2014

    NORCOWE’s yearly offshore wind conference  entitled Offshore Wind Operations/Science Meets Industry Bergen will be organised in collaboration with Bergen Næringsråd (Bergen Chamber of Commerce and Industry). The event will take place on the 9th of September 2014 at Hotel Grand Terminus in the center of Bergen. Last year, this event gathered around 90 participants, while […]

  • 2 July 2014

    NORCOWE’s yearly offshore wind conference Science Meets Industry Bergen will in 2014 be organized in collaboration with Bergen Næringsråd (Bergen Chamber of Commerce and Industry) and with Offshore Wind Industry as official media partner. The event will take place on the 9th of September at Hotel Grand Terminus in the center of Bergen. The program […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Training & Education

    Trinh Hoang Nguyen has finished his PhD thesis on Offshore Wind Data Integration at University of Agder. Using renewable energy to meet the future electricity consumption and to reduce environmental impact is a significant target of many countries around the world. Wind power is one of the most promising renewable energy technologies. In particular, the […]

  • 13 November 2014

    Island Offshore took delivery of its 10th vessel of Rolls-Royce UT 776 CD design, built at Vard Brevik today. M/V Island Condor is a flexible offshore support vessel with good sea-keeping capabilities, excellent station keeping performance and low fuel consumption. It has a length of 97 metres, a breadth of 20 metres and it has […]

  • 8 November 2010

    The offshore wind workboat Performer will soon be delivered to Northern Offshore Services in Sweden and will go straight into duty in an… By Jocelyn Redfern (maritimepropulsion) [mappress] Source: maritimepropulsion, November 08, 2010;

  • 30 May 2017

    Blue Offshore Our solutions Our solutions include the rental of innovative modular offshore deck equipment. Our full range of rental deck equipment consists of basket carousels, tensioners of 5, 10 and 15 tonnes, loading towers, roller highways and chutes. We can also provide tailor-made solutions. Blue Offshore supports vessel’s deck and equipment engineering, Finite Element […]

  • 8 June 2017

    Markets Outlook: NORWEA Ocean energy act The Ocean Energy Act (havenergilova) was constituted in 2010. The law states that zones must be opened before offshore wind applications can be made – with exceptions for experimental projects and oil- and gas powering initiatives. Moreover, the secondary legislation under the law was missing. Now movement is back on […]