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9 April 2019 Business & Finance

Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) is launching an advisory service to help U.S. offshore wind developers navigate the project regulatory frameworks and permitting processes. The regulatory and permitting advisory service is expected to assist developers through processes at the federal, state and local levels to ensure the efficient approach to project approval, the company said. OWC's team is […]

11 March 2019 Business & Finance

Offshore Wind Consultants Limited (OWC) and Tata Consulting Engineers Limited (TCE) have signed an agreement to partner up for upcoming projects in the emerging Indian offshore wind sector. Under the agreement, the two engineering consultancies will combine their powers to deliver engineering and project management services to Indian offshore wind developments. Last summer, India set a […]

17 October 2018

The offshore wind industry is expected to grow to 120GW total installed capacity by 2030. In North-West Europe, the North, Irish and Baltic Seas are relatively shallow and have sandy bottoms. While most seas in the world have rock-like bottoms and deeper waters.

16 October 2018

Building offshore wind parks without subsidy has hailed a new phase in the development of offshore wind. Next to that, the LCOE of offshore wind has dropped dramatically in the last ten years.

9 October 2018

Europe has led the development of offshore wind over the past decades. Producing, researching and innovations have led to ever-increasing wind turbines up to 12MW and faster installation methods.

3 October 2018

The Netherlands has a solid and internationally acclaimed policy regarding the development of offshore wind that has resulted in zero-subsidy bids for projects that will be built after 2020.

18 July 2018 Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

Damen Shipyards Group, Ampelmann and VEEM demonstrated the capabilities of their joint marine access solution – a Damen Fast Crew Supplier 5009 equipped with an Ampelmann L-type gangway and two VEEM VG 260SD gyro stabilisers – at the end of June on Eneco's Princess Amalia offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.

2 May 2018 Contracts & Tenders, R&D, Technology

Vattenfall Wind Power Ltd has contracted Offshore Wind Consultants Limited (OWC) to provide leg penetration and pile driveability analyses for its offshore wind development projects.

26 February 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has completed a contract with ScottishPower Renewables for the East Anglia THREE offshore wind farm. OWC supported site investigation, preliminary foundation analysis, risk appraisal and turbine layout assessment for the 1.2GW project, and found that the project has a potential for significant savings.

19 February 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Offshore Wind Consultants Limited (OWC) has signed a contract with ScottishPower Renewable to carry out an offshore readiness assessment to ensure East Anglia ONE is ready to complete the offshore works in an efficient and safe manner.

5 February 2018 Business & Finance

UK-based Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) and German company Multiversum have entered a partnership to provide pre-construction offshore wind measurement services as well as specific advice on fixed and floating LiDAR measurements. 

13 September 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

German gearbox manufacturer Winergy is exhibiting a gearbox from the world's first offshore wind farm, the recently decommissioned Vindeby wind farm off Denmark, at Husum Wind.

2 August 2017 Technology

Tracerco, part of Johnson Matthey plc, has launched a new grout monitoring system for offshore wind turbines and platform leg piling.

7 July 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

Holland-based Barge Master and Bosch Rexroth have jointly introduced a new motion compensated gangway to the offshore wind market.

6 June 2017 R&D, Technology, Vessels

Dutch design and engineering company GustoMSC has introduced the NG-20000X jack-up designed to tackle the ever increasing offshore wind turbine components.

11 April 2017 Business & Finance

Aqualis Offshore has opened an office in Taiwan to support local offshore wind and oil and gas markets, as well as the development of its sister company Offshore Wind Consultants’ offshore wind energy projects in Taiwan.

27 January 2017 Technology

The first segments for the BLUE Hammer by Fistuca BV, which Sif is manufacturing in collaboration with Huisman, are ready at Sif's Maasvlakte 2 facility. The hammer will be the world's largest pile-driver hammer, being specially designed to drive the largest monopiles in the world. BLUE Piling Technology is an alternative to current pile-driving technology […]

8 December 2016 Technology

Performance of LEANWIND's scaled version of a floating wind turbine has been demonstrated in the wave tank of the Lir National Ocean Test Facility.  With more than 50 experts in offshore wind energy from across Europe gathered in Cork at the end of the last month to discuss the findings of the €10 million LEANWIND project, […]

2 December 2016 Ports & Logistics, Vessels

Today, the Port of Esbjerg is hosting Siemens Wind Power’s official presentation of its first customised “roll on/roll off ” (RoRo) transport vessel, Rotra Vente. "We look forward to seeing the vessels frequently at the Port, where we are currently building two new RoRo ramps and expanding our piers to accommodate even more vessels," the Port […]

17 October 2016

As we are gearing up for the Offshore WIND Conference (OWC) we want to take you back a couple of months to how we developed the program together with our OWC advisor and partner Chris Westra. Looking back we asked Westra to reminisce on the initial idea of the program. “Our starting point was to […]

26 August 2016 Business & Finance

  The organisation of the Offshore WIND Conference is in full swing! As part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference the dedicated event for the offshore wind industry is a must attend for those wanting to know how the industry can reach its potential. 1. The program spans the full supply chain. From planning and […]

15 June 2016

Siemens will present technologies and services that will help lowering the levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) at the Global Offshore Wind 2016 (GOW) trade show, to be held on 21 and 22 June in Manchester. The company will showcase new technologies in wind turbines, grid connection, and operations and services and present its enhanced portfolio of services […]

1 June 2016 Vessels

CWind will be exhibiting the third of its aluminium catamarans, the Typhoon TOW, at Seawork this month, together with Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC), the vessel’s manufacturer. The Typhoon TOW has started its contract off the coast of Kent since joining the fleet in mid-May. This is the third aluminium vessel purchased by CWind from AMC under a multi-vessel […]

22 April 2016

This year's Offshore WIND Conference will focus on business opportunities in the offshore wind energy industry and how, together, we can reach potential. On 24 and 25 October 2016 the seventh edition of the Offshore WIND Conference will be held at the Amsterdam RAI, the Netherlands as part of the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) […]

20 January 2016 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Siemens has released a video showing what level of precision was needed to install 48 foundation posts at the 144MW Westermeerwind offshore wind farm, situated in the Ijsselmeer, an artificial lake in the central Netherlands. Siemens installed the first monopile foundation in March 2015, and proceeded to install the remaining 47 throughout April and May. The 35-meter long foundation piles, […]

10 December 2015 Business & Finance

Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) have announced the appointment of John MacAskill as the company's first business development manager. MacAskill will be responsible for leading OWC's entry into new markets and will assist Aqualis Offshore, OWC’s sister company, to grow its business in the European oil and gas sector. Prior to joining OWC, MacAskill was head of renewables at Bureau Veritas. […]