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  • 3 April 2017
    R&D, Technology

    4D Ocean, a new company providing autonomous survey services to the offshore renewable energy sector was launched on the 3 April.

  • 24 June 2014

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Analyzing Marine Energy in the UK” report to their offering. The United Kingdom is the leading market for marine technologies and has been a pioneer in the development of marine energy worldwide. The marine energy industry in the UK is well developed and marine resources are […]

  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fred. Olsen Ocean has entered into an agreement to acquire a 50% ownership in United Wind Logistics GmbH (UWL) through the contribution of new equity in the amount of EUR 12 million. UWL is a Hamburg-based company offering transport solutions for offshore wind turbine components from manufacturing sites to pre-assembly ports. The company has a […]

  • 10 October 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Pacific Orca has installed 28 out of 56 turbines at the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm, innogy reported via social media.

  • 27 June 2014

    Great Lakes Shipyard and B.V. Scheepswerf Damen Gorinchem (Damen) have entered into a five-year partnership authorizing Great Lakes Shipyard as an official builder of Damen designs. Great Lakes Shipyard will now offer the best of both worlds, the wide range and international experience of Damen designs, and American craftsmanship from a high quality U.S. builder. […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Vessels

    The newest addition to the Dalby fleet, the Dalby Don underwent her sea trials this week. The Dalby Don is the 7th crew transfer vessel from Great Yarmouth builders Alicat Workboats. Colin Palmer, Dalby Offshore CTV Fleet Superintendent, said: “Alicat Workboats have truly pulled out the stops of this fantastic 23m CTV. I have skippered numerous […]

  • 19 December 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has awarded the University of Texas at Dallas with a USD 3.3 million grant for its vertical axis floating offshore wind turbine. The award is part of the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) and will be used for designing and building the turbine prototype. Designed by Dr. Todd Griffith, […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Vessels

    Njord Offshore has taken delivery of two 26-metre, 24 passenger crew transfer vessels (CTVs), one of which will be available for demonstration sea trials at Seawork International trade show in Southampton from 14 to 16 June. The UK company now has 15 CTVs of 21m and 26m in its fleet, with six of its 26m CTVs […]

  • 24 April 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Three persons were injured, one seriously, after a crew transfer vessel (CTV) allided with a wind turbine at the Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The 26-metre CTV Njord Forseti reported the incident at 6:25 pm local time, Thursday, 23 April, German Maritime Search and Rescue Association (Deutsche Gesellschaft zur […]

  • 17 August 2015

    Twenty teams have successfully navigated the first technology gate of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Wave Energy Prize to become official qualified teams. The 20 qualified teams, selected from the field of 92 official registered teams announced on July 6, will continue their quest to double the energy captured from ocean waves and win […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Oceana has released a new report that finds offshore wind would produce twice the number of jobs and twice the amount of energy as offshore drilling in the Atlantic Ocean. The report, titled Offshore Energy by the Numbers, An Economic Analysis of Offshore Drilling and Wind Energy in the Atlantic, challenges recent claims by the […]

  • 23 August 2017
    Vessels

    Esbjerg Shipyard in Denmark will build the first ordered ESNA Sea Puffin Surface Effect Ship (SES) Daughter Craft, to be delivered in early 2018 to WindPartner, an independent shipowner and ship manager based in Kristiansand, Norway.

  • 2 August 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    U.S. Senators Susan Collins and Angus King announced that the University of Maine, along with partners Maine Maritime Academy, Sandia National Laboratories, and the National Renewable Energy Laboratory, received a $983,997 grant from the National Science Foundation to design, develop, and construct a unique, multidirectional Wind-Wave generating system called W2. Once completed, W2 will be […]

  • 9 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Swire Blue Ocean’s parent company, Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd., is pleased to announce that it has executed its option with Samsung Heavy Industries (Samsung) in Korea to build a second Windfarm Installation Vessel. The new vessel, Pacific Osprey, will be the same specification as Pacific Orca, currently under construction at Samsung and delivering […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    After the Gemini foundations, substations, and cables were installed this year, the work on the Dutch offshore wind project will continue early next year. The last of 150 foundations at the Gemini offshore wind farm was installed on 17 October. In February 2016, Van Oord’s installation vessel Aeolus and Swire Blue Ocean’s Pacific Osprey, which worked on the […]

  • 17 August 2015
    R&D, Technology

    DNV GL has issued a Statement of Feasibility for Alstom’s Oceade™ tidal turbine, which is the first milestone in the process of achieving Prototype Certification of the tidal turbine Oceade™ 18 – 1.4 MW. Alstom has been selected to supply four Oceade™ 18 – 1.4 MW tidal turbines to one of the world’s first tidal stream arrays in […]

  • 11 January 2011

    Ocean industry set to take off in 2011, research shows According to IHS Emerging Energy Research, more than 45 wave and tidal prototypes… (hydroworld) [mappress] Source: hydroworld, January 11, 2011

  • 5 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Jack-up vessel Pacific Orca is installing the 70th Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbine on the 588MW Beatrice wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) said. In total, Beatrice will comprise 84 wind turbines once fully built. The wind turbines are being commissioned shortly after the installation. Swire Blue Ocean’s […]

  • 13 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord has installed the 100th turbine at the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm off the coast of the Netherlands. The installation of the 150 4MW Siemens turbines started in February 2016 when Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel, Aeolus, transported the first six turbines from the port of Esbjerg and installed them at the site some 85 kilometres north of […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) is currently building two sister Windfarm Installation Vessels (WIVs) at the Samsung yard in South Korea. The SBO vessel design focuses on safety, efficiency and reliability and will provide clients with a significantly improved operating weather window. The advanced specification features a usable deck area in excess of 4,000 m2, DP […]

  • 31 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Beatrice offshore wind farm has produced 587.9MW of capacity, which represents the highest output from renewable sources in Scotland to date. According to Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), the 588MW project reached the double milestone this week. To remind, the last of 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines at the Beatrice wind farm was commissioned in the […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up vessel Pacific Orca has loaded the last five Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines destined for the Beatrice offshore wind farm. Pacific Orca has been picking up the turbines in sets of five at the Nigg port, Siemens Gamesa’s pre-assembly base, and installing them at the site 13km off the Caithness coast in the UK. According […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up vessel Pacific Orca has installed two-thirds of a total of 84 turbines at the Beatrice offshore wind farm. The vessel installed 56 of the 7MW Siemens Gamesa turbines last week and has 28 to go, according to Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL). ***MILESTONE*** We’re ending the week with two thirds of […]

  • 15 February 2016
    Vessels

    On 12 February, offshore wind installation vessel Aeolus left the Port of Esbjerg for the Gemini offshore wind farm, carrying six turbines to be installed at the site.  According to vessel’s AIS, the Aeolus has reached its destination, and is now in the company of Havila Phoenix and Acta Orion, which are also working at the site. The last of 150 […]

  • 15 March 2017
    Technology

    DCNS Energies, a new DCNS subsidiary dedicated to floating offshore wind, tidal energy and ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC), has chosen Open Ocean’s software for the analysis of metocean conditions at potential project sites.

  • 3 August 2011
    R&D, Technology

     Practically infinite reliability was the defining requirement when researchers wanted to run a TorqSense transducer under the sea as part of…   (pandct) [mappress] Source: pandct, August 03, 2011