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  • 11 June 2019
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has launched a competition to accelerate the development of technologies with the potential to reduce vessel emissions and fuel consumption. The OWA Low Emission Vessels competition will focus on innovations for crew transfer vessels (CTVs). Designs submitted to the competition will be assessed for overall cost, operations, and […]

  • 29 September 2010
    R&D, Technology

    Carbon Trust launches global challenge to improve access to offshore wind turbines and improve Round 3 economics The Carbon Trust today launched a global competition to find world-leading solutions to the problem of transferring engineers and equipment safely from boats to wind turbines as far as 300km offshore in 3 metre wave heights. The project […]

  • 20 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    In the 1970s the UK invested about 0.15% of GDP each year in research and development (R&D) into providing cheaper and cleaner energy. Britain was putting more public money into nuclear power and other new sources of electricity than almost any other economy.

  • 8 February 2018
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has issued a call for expressions of interest in its new innovation competition, aiming to develop and enhance black start capabilities for offshore wind turbines.

  • 22 January 2019
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Vessels

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) plans to start a new industry competition next month with the aim of reducing emissions and fuel consumption in offshore wind vessels. OWA is now calling on the industry to respond to a Request for Information (RFI) to inform the scope of the competition. The RFI is the first […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Vessels

    Ulstein’s first hydrogen-powered offshore construction support ship design is now market-ready, the Norwegian ship designer and shipbuilder said. The ULSTEIN SX190 Zero Emission DP2 construction support vessel is Ulstein’s first hydrogen-powered offshore vessel, featuring a Nedstack fuel cell power system. Sea trials of a newbuild ULSTEIN SX190 Zero Emission could happen as soon as 2022, […]

  • 29 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    RPS Group has secured Level 2 certification from DNV GL for its Floating LiDAR technology. According to RPS, the certification qualifies the RPS Lidar 4.5 buoy type to collect bankable wind resource data for the development of offshore wind farms. The news comes after a six-month validation deployment of the buoy offshore Blyth in the UK, which, […]

  • 20 March 2014

    The trade association representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, RenewableUK, has expressed disappointment at the Chancellor’s announcement that he will freeze a tax on carbon emissions created by fossil fuels – the Carbon Price Support – at its 2016/17 level for the rest of the decade. The Chancellor claimed that investment in new […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK government has passed the law to bring all its greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2050. The UK has become the first major economy to pass the net zero emissions law committing to end its contribution to global warming by 2050. According to the government, net zero means any emissions would be balanced […]

  • 13 November 2015

    The carbon content of electricity generation in Ireland fell to a record low last year, half the level it was in 1990, according to figures published by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). Renewable electricity helped Ireland avoid 2.6 million tonnes of CO2 emissions in 2014, and is now one of the single biggest […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Vessels

    Jan De Nul has started the construction of its next-generation jack-up installation vessel Voltaire with a steel cutting ceremony at the Cosco Shipping Shipyard (Nantong) in China. The Voltaire is specifically designed to transport, lift and install offshore wind turbines, transition pieces, and foundations for current and future developments. The jack-up is equipped with a […]

  • 11 June 2019
    Vessels

    The UK-based Chartwell Marine has won a contract to design a low-emission hybrid catamaran to be deployed in New England, the U.S. According to Chartwell, the vessel order comes as new industries such as offshore wind emerge in the U.S. and next-generation hybrid crafts are necessary for operators to begin to adapt to stringent emissions regulations. The 65ft […]

  • 24 August 2010
    R&D

    Since its introduction five years ago, the ULSTEIN X-BOW® concept has proven its added value to customers when it comes to enhanced performances in operations, fuel economy, comfort and safety. However, innovation is a continuous process within ULSTEIN, finding new combinations of potential markets, products and services that allow customers to expand their positions. “Innovation […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    By bringing the 80th and thus final wind turbine into operation, wpd has completed the construction of the 288 MW Butendiek offshore wind farm, which is now in full operation.  Wpd, the Bremen wind developer and operator is responsible for the construction and operation phases. The Butendiek offshore wind farm is jointly owned by wpd, Marguerite Fund, […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted is launching a program aimed at engaging its supply chain in becoming carbon neutral by 2040.

  • 28 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) has revealed the winners of the competition designed to accelerate the development of technologies that have the potential to reduce emissions and fuel consumption for crew transfer vessels (CTVs) in offshore wind. The winners are Chartwell Marine and Seaspeed Marine Consulting, CWind, Robert Allan Limited, and Windcat Workboats […]

  • 23 June 2010
    R&D, Technology

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading ship power systems integrator, has signed a contract with Lamprell plc of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to supply a complete ship power system for a new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV). Wärtsilä’s solution has been selected for its low fuel consumption, environmentally sound technology, and global service support. The […]

  • 10 May 2016
    R&D, Vessels

    Wind Farm Support Vessels (WFSVs) have increased in size in the last twelve months following the changes to the UK and German codes and regulations which allowed the vessels to be longer than 24-metre load line and to carry more than 12 technicians, and the trend is set to continue, according to Ed Dudson, Technical Director at […]

  • 12 December 2014

    Almost 12 million tonnes of CO2 emissions were displaced by green energy in Scotland in the most recent year for which data is available, figures released today show.  The reduction – an average of around a million tonnes a month – is the highest ever recorded in Scotland. The statistics were published in response to […]

  • 7 July 2020
    Technology, Vessels

    A consortium comprising C-Job Naval Architects, LISA, SeaZip Offshore Service, Sea Machines, MARIN, and eL-Tec elektrotechnologie has unveiled a concept design for an Autonomous Guard Vessel (AGV), to be used for surveillance of offshore wind infrastructure, from wind farms to substation platforms and cable routes. The vessel, whose design was introduced on 7 July, is […]

  • 16 December 2014

    APM Terminals has signed a two-year, €5 million contract with Amsterdam-based NV Nuon Energy for the supply of environmentally-sustainable wind-generated electricity to power the new APM Terminals Maasvlakte II cranes and container handling equipment. The new deep-water terminal, scheduled to receive its first commercial vessel call later this month, will be the world’s first container […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Following alterations to the bow and accommodation at the  Den Breejen shipyard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam, the re-vamped Crew Transfer Vessel “Offshore Wenduine” was renamed at a ceremony at the Koninklijke Roei en Zeilvereeniging “De Maas” in Rotterdam on Wednesday.  Related: The Netherlands: Offshore Wenduine Converts into Multi-Purpose Catamaran Work Boat The Champagne bottle was released onto […]

  • 26 October 2015

    During the Offshore Energy 2015 Exhibition and Conference, Offshore WIND met with Theo de Lange, Commercial Manager of Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects. De Lange gave us an overview of company’s activities in the offshore wind, as well as an insight into current market conditions. Hereby, we bring you the first part of an interview […]

  • 2 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Sea Puffin 1, the world’s first daughter craft based on surface-effect-ship (SES) technology, has kicked off two months of sea trials at Vattenfall’s Horns Rev 1 and Ørsted’s Horns Rev 2 offshore wind farms in the Danish North Sea.

  • 4 December 2017
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    Siemens has received an order from EWE Netz GmbH to supply components of a Siharbor shore power supply system in Cuxhaven to be used by, among others, vessels transporting Siemens Gamesa’s offshore wind turbine components.

  • 15 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Oil and gas offshore service vessel operators are becoming increasingly interested in the offshore renewables industry as their main market deteriorates; however, vessel operators that specialize in the renewables sector such as Chevalier Floatels have an edge over the new competitors in that their vessels are finely tuned to serve the renewables market with streamlined execution and cost-efficiency, Marcel Roelofs, the Dutch company’s […]