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  • 9 April 2013
    R&D, Technology

    AXYS Technologies Inc. (AXYS) announces a contract award from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution to provide up to 24 TRIAXYS™ Next Wave Directional Wave Sensors as a component of the Ocean Observatories Initiative (OOI). The OOI, a project funded by the National Science Foundation (NSF) and managed and coordinated through the Consortium for Ocean Leadership, […]

  • 25 September 2012

    Minister-President of the Flemish Government and Flemish Minister for Economy, Foreign Policy, Agriculture and Rural Policy, Kris Peeters and Patrick Janssens mayor of the city of Antwerp will inaugurate Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab in Antwerp on September 27. A large environmental chamber – unique in its kind – has been built to test and […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    China Merchants Heavy Industry will start building OOS Energy’s two newly designed jack-up vessels later this year. The new multi-activity units (MAUs) will be capable of handling offshore wind installation and oil & gas decommissioning operations.

  • 18 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Class society ABS has issued its first Approval in Principle (AIP) for a new concept renewable energy design in which a moored spar uses ammonia in a closed-cycle process to produce electrical power for a commercial utility grid. Unlike wind, tidal or solar power the advanced design for this Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) system […]

  • 14 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    On Tuesday, Siemens signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with French renewable energy producer UNITe to join forces in responding to the Call for Expressions of Interest (EoI) for the installation of demonstration tidal energy projects off Cotentin and Finistère. Under the MoU, the two companies will participate actively in the development of marine energy […]

  • 8 September 2015

    Sirris’ OWI Lab has tested transformers for CG Power Systems under extreme weather conditions. The manufacturer of transformers for onshore and offshore wind turbines wanted to have these tests performed simultaneously for various versions. Pieter Jan Jordaens, Project Leader at Sirris/ OWI-Lab, explains: “CG Power Systems uses our large climate chamber regularly to test and validate […]

  • 24 December 2013
    R&D, Technology

    OWI-Lab has been accepted as an additional partner in the European project WIFI JIP. The Joint Industry Project WIFI will investigate wave run-up on fixed foundations for offshore wind turbines by numerical modeling, model testing, offshore measurements and design and classification methods. The objective of the WiFi JIP (Wave impacts on Fixed turbines) is to […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Denmark’s Northern Offshore Services has entered into a commercial agreement with the Hamburg-based Opielok Offshore Carriers to take on management of the company’s only crew transfer vessel (CTV) – OOC Nerz.

  • 20 April 2011

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar today announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) has…   (doi) [mappress] Source: doi, April 20, 2011;

  • 16 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Belgian transmission system operator Elia is on track to complete the Modular Offshore Grid by September 2019 after awarding all the main contracts for the project.

  • 17 October 2019

    The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has issued a new policy which clarifies that it will act as the primary authority on workplace safety for renewable energy projects on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS). The new policy is set to be published in the Federal Register on 18 October and defines DOI as the principal federal agency for the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    Belgian transmission system operator Elia has invited tenders for the fabrication of the Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform for the Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 4 December 2014

    OWI-Lab will participate in the EWEA Workshop ‘Analysis of Operating Wind Farms 2014’ taking place next week 8 and 9 December in Malmö-Sweden. It we will give an overview of its current research topics, challenges, results and future perspectives. OWI-Lab is a Belgian R&D initiative for offshore wind energy and infrastructure. One of the main […]

  • 27 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Hamburg-based offshore supply vessel operator Opielok Offshore Carriers (OOC) is pressing on with the plan to commission the 26 meter crew transfer vessel OOC NERZ in January 2016 and make a move into the offshore wind industry. OOC NERZ is the company’s first of four BMT Nigel Gee-designed crew transfer vessels built in compliance to German […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Environment, Technology

    ABS has granted approval in principle (AIP) to Maryland-based OTEC International LLC (OTI) for its 5–7 megawatt ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC) Floating Power Plant (FPP). The FPP is designed to generate consistent electrical power for a commercial utility grid in the world’s tropical and sub-tropical zones. The FPP design uses seawater to turn solar […]

  • 20 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Ocean Energy Institute will be hosting a VIP celebration for the grand opening of its new office headquarters on Tuesday, July 20. The event is by invitation only and will then be followed by a public open house later at their offices in Rockland. Among the dignitaries scheduled to speak are Maine Governor John […]

  • 27 January 2012

    On 24th January, Sirris launched its fourth Application Lab, the Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab), in the Port of Antwerp in the presence of more than 100 wind industry representatives. This lab will make state of the art measuring and test equipment available to businesses and start innovation projects in cooperation with these companies […]

  • 5 September 2016

    C-Power, which operates the first wind farm off the Belgian coast, has teamed up with Sirris/OWI-Lab and Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) to keep track of the ageing process of foundations. This represents a unique European research into ageing process in offshore turbine foundations, the project partners said, which will allow optimising structural maintenance based on field data […]

  • 5 February 2013

    As part of the Obama Administration’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to continue expansion of domestic energy development, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced it is extending the comment period on its Call for Information and Nominations (Call) to gauge the offshore wind industry’s interest in acquiring commercial wind leases in three areas offshore […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Grid Connection

    The topside of Elia’s OffshoreSwitchYard (OSY) platform is expected to be installed on its jacket foundation in the Belgian North Sea in mid-April, the Belgian energy company said. The OSY platform, constructed by Heerema Fabrication Group, is the centerpiece of Elia’s EUR 400 million Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project through which Rentel, Northwester 2, and SeaMade offshore […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    KCI The Engineers has completed a basic design of a so-called Offshore Switch Yard (OSY), a concept commissioned by Belgian transmission system operator Elia to create a central offshore socket which would bring power from several offshore wind farms to shore. One major long-term objective of the offshore power socket is to concentrate all the available […]

  • 7 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall has issued another call for Expression of Interest (EOI), this time for the supply and installation of foundations for the Horns Rev 3 project. The total scope of works includes the manufacturing, transport, supply and installation of foundations. Deadline for expression of interest is February 24. As the company intends to participate in the […]

  • 1 March 2013
    R&D, Technology

    The first climatic tests (extreme temperature tests) have been carried out this week in the Port of Antwerp of a new generation of transformers for large offshore wind turbines. The Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab for short) was built by the Sirris technology research centre and will be used to simulate a range of […]

  • 6 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Heerema Fabrication Group has conducted roll-up operations of the jacket foundation for the Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform, part of Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid (MOG) project.