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  • 27 April 2015

    Offshore Marine Academy (OMA) has unveiled a brand new course for 2015 tailored to address the knowledge and skills gap in subsea power cable operations. OMA’s ‘Understanding Subsea Power Cables’ course, which launched earlier this month, will ensure personnel are trained in the use of subsea power cables as well as understand the problems and […]

  • 5 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Offshore Marine Academy (OMA) has relocated and opened a new operating base at the Wynyard Business Park, Teesside, in the heart of North East England. OMA has been based in Bristol since 2010 but is moving north to support the growing number of renewables companies that are established in the area. In recent years the […]

  • 19 October 2012

    Offshore Marine Academy trainee has been awarded JTL Apprentice of the Year. James Grant joined Offshore Marine Academy in September 2010 having already started his studies towards an apprenticeship in Electro Technical Science and was able to continue and subsequently complete the programme during his time with OMA. Support to enable him to achieve this […]

  • 24 June 2014

    At the international OMAE conference in San Francisco in early June, Dutch Offshore expertise was singled out for particular praise. Director Bas Buchner of MARIN was presented with the OMAE Conference Industry Achievement Award “in recognition of significant contributions to the technological advancement of the offshore industry through his leadership in MARIN”. Buchner said: “It’s […]

  • 22 July 2015

    With members from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Sandia National Laboratories (SNL), the US Department of Energy-funded wave energy converter (WEC) modeling team won the Center for Ocean Energy Research (COER) Hydrodynamic Modeling Competition. Through the competition, researchers were challenged to predict the dynamic motion of a floating body in an irregular wave […]

  • 24 April 2012

    Last week OWI-Lab and research partner VUB (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) have been awarded by EWEA for having the best scientific poster in Denmark during its annual four day conference. The poster handles about the first offshore tests and measurements performed by OWI-Lab at Belwind (the 2nd offshore wind farm in Belgium – 55 km out […]

  • 10 April 2014

    A rather unusual vessel, rarely seen in Hamburg’s cruise terminal, the Siem Moxie will be christened at the terimal today. The Siem Moxie is an offshore infield support (ISV) vessel with an X-Bow design. The vessel was built at the Norwegian Fjellstrand shipyard in Oma. Designed for specific tasks in wind farms in the North […]

  • 25 April 2014

    INORE will be hosting a workshop at the OMAE conference 2014 in San Francisco in collaboration with the UC Berkley students and MI&T, at the University of California, Berkley. This workshop it is going to be celebrated on the last day of the conference, Friday the 13th of June in the afternoon (from 15:00-18:00). The workshop […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Training & Education

    David Martin, Director at Offshore Marine Academy (OMA) looks at where the skills gap lies within the offshore renewables sector and what the industry must do to ensure the gap is closed by the time Round Three construction gets underway. RenewableUK has said that the offshore wind and marine energy sector could support 88,000 jobs […]

  • 3 July 2012
    Training & Education

    ABS, the leading provider of classification services to the global maritime industry, has established the American Bureau of Shipping Endowed Chair in Ocean Engineering in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California at Berkeley (UC Berkeley). Professor Ronald W. Yeung has received the inaugural appointment to this chair for a five-year term, […]

  • 10 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    A major survey into employment in the Scottish renewable energy sector has found more than a quarter of employees are women, which is a larger proportion than in the oil and gas or nuclear sectors. The findings suggest 28% of the renewable energy industry’s workforce are female, compared to UK oil and gas which has […]

  • 15 November 2013

    The interest in structural health monitoring (SHM) in industry has increased significantly in recent years. Failure of a mechanical structure can indeed occur suddenly and provide a lot of damage. With SHM it is possible to follow up (online or offline) defects with permanently attached sensors. Damage to mechanical structures may consist of (small) changes […]

  • 28 May 2013
    Training & Education

    A concerted campaign across the East of England to generate the skills needed for the region’s future energy sector is beginning to bear fruit. Demand for skilled workers is rising dramatically with the new projects and development for the extended life of the Southern North Sea gas industry, the prospect of a new nuclear power […]

  • 18 December 2012
    Training & Education

    Budding engineers will gather at the EDF Energy London Eye on Wednesday (19 Dec) as EDF Energy launches its first annual Energy Day to highlight career opportunities and the importance of engineering to the UK economy. With a drive to recruit more engineers – and a particular focus on the Women in Engineering initiative – […]

  • 7 August 2013

    Offshore wind energy continues to experience an increasing share of the electricity generation market in Europe. Both the UK and Germany have set up ambitious goals to further expand their offshore wind energy capacity. Relatively smaller countries such as Belgium for example are also stepping up their offshore capacity and are investing in research projects […]

  • 8 October 2012

    On 27 September, Offshore WIND was present, along with other press and 250 industry representatives, at the official inauguration of the Large Climate Test Chamber which forms part of the Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab), strategically located in a warehouse on the Churchill Dock in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. This public testing and […]

  • 11 August 2011

      UK based Offshore Marine Management (OMM) is significantly expanding its business in the German sector via the establishment of its first Operational Support Base at Cuxport. OMM’s German subsidiary; Offshore Marine Services GmbH (OMS) is also investing in its headquarters in the City of Bremen by recruiting new permanent staff including John Grimmond as […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) is urging Westminster to consider the impact of Brexit on the future of the offshore renewables industry, ahead of the return of the EU Withdrawal Bill to the UK House of Commons on 12 June.

  • 13 February 2014

    Offshore Marine Management’s Guard Vessels business has released their figures for the 2013. They had 4,728 vessel management days recorded and a number of key industry relationships forged. The company has provided guard vessels for a number of high profile wind farm interconnectors, including Borwin 2, Helwin 1, Dolwin 1 and Sylwin 1, thus building […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Grid Connection

    The planned construction of offshore wind power parks in the North Sea and Baltic Sea can only prosper if specialist port services providers, suppliers and manufacturers work together closely and if the public sector provides the necessary financial support. That was the conclusion reached at the Rhenus Midgard press conference at the “2011 EWEA OFFSHORE” […]

  • 1 November 2012

    Marine solutions company, Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has recently been awarded a three (3) year survey frame agreement from TenneT Offshore GmbH. The Survey & Subsea department of OMM will fully support the agreement, which commences with immediate effect, from their Cambridge Operations offices in the UK. OMM are one of several selected survey contractors […]

  • 17 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Australian marine services provider MMA Offshore has won a contract to support foundation installation for an offshore wind farm project off the coast of Taiwan. MMA Offshore said that the contract is with ”a top tier construction contractor”. The company will deploy its multi-purpose support vessel, the MMA Vigilant, to provide integrated subsea services to […]

  • 16 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Bristol-based subsea specialist Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has added two new members to its team this January. Perry Symons has joined OMM as chief operating officer. Overseeing OMM international offshore projects, he will also co-ordinate service development at a strategic level. Symons is said to bring over twenty years’ experience and knowledge of the marine and subsea industry […]

  • 3 May 2011
    Grid Connection

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has recently secured a contract with Fluor for the installation and subsequent trenching of 29 inter-array cables at the Greater Gabbard wind farm 14Nm from Felixstowe, East Anglia. OMM will start work immediately on the 500MW Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm project, which is the most prestigious cable installation project the […]

  • 29 January 2014

    OMM Offshore Marine Management GmbH & Co. KG (OMM) has appointed Edward Dreger as a Sales Manager. Edward joined OMM in January of this year bringing to the role valuable experience, including: over 20 years servicing the German market and 15 years focusing on client relationship management with the most recent portion of his career […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Harwich Dock Company (HDC) and Offshore Marine Management (OMM) have secured a significant long term contract with DONG Energy, one of the leading energy groups in Northern Europe, to provide cable storage and management services at the Harwich Navyard in Essex. HDC enlisted the expertise of OMM as cable industry specialists when the opportunity […]