Search results for: OWA Low Emission Vessels

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7 September 2011

In cooperation with Voith, Dutch Offshore Innovators BV, (DOI) developed together a new concept for economical operations of a wind turbine foundation installation vessel. The so-called TFliner concept is a move towards compact design and simplicity, which drastically reduces construction costs. An increase in operability is offered by the Voith Roll Stabilization (VRS) feature of […]

20 June 2011

  In a world increasingly dominated by the need to reduce environmental impacts, what role does shipping have to play? Technological solutions exist, but which will prove to be the most beneficial and cost effective, and which lie over the horizon? What impact will the other players in the marine and coastal realm have, as […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 April 2019 Vessels

Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in preparation for the wind turbines of the future. The next-generation turbines will be more than 270 metres high and fitted with blades 120 metres long. Offshore installation vessels currently available on the market are […]

30 May 2017

Windcat Workboats Our vessels have a proven operational track record in the offshore wind industry, having worked in England, Scotland, Ireland, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark, Germany and Sweden. With our fleet of 43 dedicated Crew Transfer Vessels and over 16 years experience we have the largest fleet of specialist crew transfer vessels for the offshore wind industry globally and we can offer our clients the […]

19 January 2016

HBB Hanseatic Break Bulk is a marine logistics company acting as an independent shipbroker and Heavy Lift Agency based in Hamburg, Germany. An integrated part of HBB's business is to develop coastal concept studies for transportation of Offshore Wind foundations and components. Foundation installation likely to become bottleneck The installation part of Offshore Wind turbines, […]

14 September 2015 Wind Farm Update

Work will begin this week at the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm, in readiness for the first foundation installation in January. This will include clearing boulders on the seabed along the cable route and around each of the 116 foundation positions to allow safe and effective installation. Chris Tomlinson, E.ON Development Manager for the Rampion Offshore […]

20 May 2014 Business & Finance

Rerouting ships to open up areas for offshore wind development could save billions of dollars in construction and operating costs for the renewable energy source, according to new findings by the University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE). The savings come at a relatively small expense for sending commercial ships slightly farther […]

29 May 2013

In accordance with a report by Ernst&Young concerning the impact of the offshore wind energy on the Polish economy the country is facing a unique opportunity. Reaching 6 GW in offshore wind in 2025 will entail PLN 73.8 billion value added for the Polish economy. Direct revenues of the public finance sector amount to PLN […]

11 October 2012 R&D

Douglas-Westwood Renewables Manager, Frank Wright discusses the world offshore wind market over the next five year period, 2012-2016 in an article called "The World Offshore Wind Market Forecast 2012-16".  Why Offshore Wind? International concern about the links between rising global average temperatures and increasing man-made Green House Gas (GHG) concentrations has led to ambitious long-term […]

14 September 2012

The Hellas Committee of Germanischer Lloyd (GL) met on Wednesday at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens. The annual Committee Meeting, now a longstanding tradition in its 35th year, very much reflected the mood of the industry, with great challenges foreseen for traditional markets, but opportunities on offer for those with expanding perspectives. The Chairman of […]

5 September 2012

The SCHOTTEL Group is showcasing its undiminished strong standing at this year’s SMM, Hall A4, Booth 306. With its gratifying facts and figures, the renowned German manufacturer of propulsion and steering systems for ships and offshore applications is underscoring its continuing positive development.   Counter to the general trend in the sector, the demand for SCHOTTEL […]

27 October 2011

Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has achieved a significant milestone in the deployment of tidal energy technology with confirmation that its prototype tidal turbine, located subsea off the Orkney Islands, Scotland​, has successfully generated and fed over 100 megawatt hours (MWh) of electrical power into the national grid. Harnessing the reliable and predictable energy […]

29 September 2010 R&D

The strong winds off the Atlantic Ocean could become a cost-effective way to power much of the East Coast — especially North and South Carolina, Delaware, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Virginia, a new study released Tuesday says.

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 […]