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The Mayor and City Council of Ocean City have unanimously approved a resolution in opposition to offshore wind turbines visible from this coastal town in the state of Maryland, US.
Maryland industrial operations and supply chain leaders will gather in Ocean City from 9:30-11:30am for workshop titled, “Offshore Wind: Opportunities for the Eastern Shore, Ocean City and Maryland’s Maritime Industry”. The workshop will provide business professionals with the ability to learn more about what Maryland offshore wind energy will mean for their business. The workshop […]
A new poll says 62 percent of Marylanders favor putting huge wind turbines off Ocean City and would be willing to pay as much as $2 per... by Tim Wheeler (baltimoresun) [mappress] Source: baltimoresun, October 11, 2011
The U.S. Department of the Interior has nominated a New Jersey company to develop 300 wind turbines off the coast of Ocean City, Md.,... By Hayley Peterson (washingtonexaminer) [mappress] Source: washingtonexaminer, January 17, 2011
Seatricity will redeploy its Oceanus 2 Wave Energy Convertor at Wave Hub following the winter refit. Over the next few days, a patented hydraulic pump which was stripped down over the winter for component analysis, will be reassembled at The Cylinder Service Center Ltd of Washington, Tyne & Wear, and is expected to return to […]
Eco-friendly electricity from wave energy: in a Bosch laboratory, a first demonstrator model shows how wave energy can be converted into electricity. A research network made up of four companies and two universities aims to establish sustainable power generation along the world’s coastlines. Until January 2015, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research is […]
The World Ocean Council (WOC) has joined the recently launched World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) as its newest member. WOC brings together industries such as shipping, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, renewable energy (wind, wave, tidal), ports, dredging, cables, as well as the maritime legal, financial and insurance communities, and others to address ocean sustainable […]
The Spanish EnerOcean has launched its floating wind turbine prototype W2Power at the Astican Shipyard in Gran Canaria. W2Power, built and assembled at the Astican Shipyard, will be installed at the PLOCAN offshore test site in the coming weeks, project partner Ghenova said. According to the company, sea trials in a real environment are the next […]
France-based Akrocean has received stage 2 validation for its WINDSEA floating LiDAR (FLD) under the OWA Carbon Trust Roadmap. According to Akrocean, the validation was granted by DNV GL and marks commercial acceptance for the floating LiDAR. Offshore trials that began earlier in 2018 were performed in the English Channel and have been independently reviewed by DNV […]
Fugro Netherlands Marine B.V. has won a contract to provide meteorological and oceanographic data for the Hollandse Kust (west) and Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden wind zones in the Dutch North Sea. The field data will be obtained by means of two individual systems equipped with a LiDAR system to measure wind properties and dedicated instrumentation […]
Fugro will commence geophysical surveys at the Ocean Wind project offshore New Jersey this month, according to the project's Notice to Mariners. Fugro's 170-foot research vessel R/V Enterprise will carry out the investigations off the Atlantic and Cape May counties within the Northern section of the Ocean Wind lease area. The estimated duration of the works […]
Ørsted has submitted a bid to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) for the construction of its Ocean Wind offshore wind project in response to the state's request for proposals.
DeepOcean has opened a new offshore services base at the Port of Blyth in the UK.
Oceaneering International has won a contract by US Wind to conduct high-resolution marine geophysical surveys at the 248MW Maryland offshore wind project starting in the second half of 2018.
DeepOcean's Maersk Connector has completed the first phase of cable lay operations on the Nemo Link interconnector project.
Ecofys WTTS will assist the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) in performing a data quality review on the Hollandse Kust (noord) metocean measurement campaign.
Glasgow-based offshore survey specialist Partrac has been selected by Statoil to provide real-time wave and current measurement services for Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm.
GeoSea has ordered MasterFlow 9600 grout from BASF's Construction Chemicals division to be used on the Merkur offshore wind farm.
Oceanteam Shipping Oceanteam Shipping’s fleet consists of two high-end large deep-water offshore Construction Support Vessels and two Fast Support Vessels. North Ocean Series CSV Bourbon Oceanteam 101 is 125 metres at length with a 27-metre beam. It has excellent seafaring capabilities, two heave compensated cranes of 150 tonnes and 100 tonnes, moon pool, 2000m2 free deck space and 120 accommodation which enables the 101 to […]
The Baltimore City Council has voted 14 - 0 in favour of a resolution urging the Maryland Public Service Commission to approve one or both of the offshore wind farm proposals currently under consideration, the Clean Water Action reports
Nexans has won a contract worth more that EUR 180 million for supply submarine cables that will carry the electricity from the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm to the mainland.
Multi-role vessel Ocean Researcher, part of Gardline Marine Sciences' fleet, has arrived at the Marine Commerce Terminal in New Bedford, Massachusetts, ahead of a planned geophysical survey in an area south of Martha’s Vineyard leased by DONG Energy for its Bay State Wind offshore wind farm. The survey is expected to last for 35 days, Bay State Wind said in a […]
Japan's Penta-Ocean Construction and Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) have signed a contract for the construction of one multi-purpose self-elevating platform vessel suitable for marine civil engineering works or offshore wind turbine installation in harsher weather and marine conditions. The basic design of the jack-up vessel, the first of its kind to be built in Japan, […]
Floating wind technology developer Principle Power has joined the World Ocean Council (WOC), the global, multi-industry alliance on “corporate ocean responsibility.” Principle Power CEO, Joao Metelo, said: “Principle Power believes that WOC provides a unique, international multi-sectoral ocean industry forum that is important to the growth of our company and the offshore wind energy sector overall. For […]
Offshore wind is among the top ocean‑based industries that have the potential to outperform the growth of the global economy as a whole by 2030, both in terms of value added and employment. This is according to "The Ocean Economy in 2030" report, published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on 27 April. The projections suggest […]
Statoil has selected Partrac to provide real-time wave and current measurement services for the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm. Partrac has been contracted to manage the deployment and maintenance of the equipment and the delivery of real-time waves and current data over the duration of the construction phase of the development. Partrac selected a Triaxys […]