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  • 24 August 2010

    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 […]

  • 28 July 2015

    Ocean Energy Europe, the industry group for ocean renewable energy in Europe, exceeded 100 members this week, when Wavepower, Marine Power Systems and Mojo Maritime joined as members. They join a growing list of industry representatives uniting behind a common plan for industrialising the ocean energy sector. “The sharp increase in membership over the past […]

  • 9 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    SEA INSTALLER has finished installation of foundations at the West of Duddon Sands Offshore Wind Farm. She is now mobilising for installation of WTGs. The mobilisation takes place in Vlissingen, Holland. Afterwards, she will continue with the installation of 108 WTGs. The work is being carried out by two of the world’s most advanced installation vessels: Swire […]

  • 21 October 2010

    Two years and more than $8 million later, Rhode Island is a critical step closer to protecting its waters with eco-friendly standards and… By Alisha A. Pina (projo) [mappress] Source: projo, October 21, 2010;

  • 25 October 2010

    The Coastal Resources Management Council unanimously approved a first-of-its kind ocean survey — the Special Area Management Plan, or SAMP…   By Peter Voskamp (blockislandtimes) [mappress] Source: blockislandtimes, October 25, 2010;

  • 25 December 2014
    R&D, Technology

    IHI Corporation and Toshiba Corporation have been selected by Japan’s New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (“NEDO”) as co-researchers in the “Research and Development (“R&D”) of Ocean Energy Technology – Demonstration Research of Ocean Energy Power Generation”. After concluding the formal contract with NEDO, we will conduct demonstration research of a turbine system driven […]

  • 27 September 2014

    SmartBay will be exhibiting at the upcoming Ocean Energy Europe conference in Paris, France on the 1st and 2nd of October. General Manager, John Breslin, Operations & Technical Manager, Mark Wemyss and Strategic Funding & Project Coordinator Diarmuid O’Connor will be attending this event. They will be on-hand at the SmartBay stand if interested companies […]

  • 3 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Triton, a private equity investment company, is now the largest shareholder of DeepOcean, after the investment announced at the end of November 2016 was completed on 31 December 2016. “Through the substantial equity raise and the future support of Triton, DeepOcean is well positioned to weather the downturn in oil & gas markets and also to take advantage […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    FoundOcean has successfully completed the grouting of foundations at Gemini Wind Farm on behalf of the main contractor, Van Oord. The offshore wind farm, situated 85 kilometres north of the Dutch province of Groningen, is made up of 150 wind turbines spanning across 2 sites. The 600 MW wind farm will provide 785,000 homes with […]

  • 7 November 2013

    Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD ) is conducting a global forward-looking assessment of the ocean economy to 2030, with special emphasis on the development potential of emerging ocean-based activities. Ocean Energy Systems Implementing Agreement (OES) is collaboration with this OECD study, organising a workshop in Paris, in May next year, to explore the […]

  • 6 May 2014

    Although it currently represents only a fraction of global energy supply, ocean energy has picked up momentum recently, albeit not in U.S. waters. Mr. Kron wrote his view of current ocean energy development in the USA, where he believes that policymakers need to speed up the permitting procedures, as well as to give more financial support […]

  • 29 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean A/S has signed a key contract with engineering and services group Bilfinger for the provision of an installation vessel to support the installation of 72 foundations on the Sandbank Offshore Windpark.  Seventy-two foundations will be installed in the seabed with Swire Blue Ocean’s installation vessel in waters that are up to 34 […]

  • 4 April 2014

    Ocean energy can make a significant contribution to European energy security, but the EU and its Member States must act now in a coordinated manner to make this happen, according to the ocean energy industry. This call to action comes ahead of the first convening of the Ocean Energy Forum today in Brussels, which brings […]

  • 14 February 2013

    The Hotel accommodation vessel Ocean Atlantic is ready for charter. After some months in a yard in Polen the former ropax ferry is ready to act as hotel accommodation vessel to the offshore wind industry. ”With its 118 single cabin capacity and plenty deck space for containers and tools we expect to have supplied a […]

  • 11 August 2015

    Through the combined effort of the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), the Marine Institute and Commissioners of Irish Lights, the final piece of equipment has been deployed to give researchers and ocean energy developers unique insight into the Galway bay marine environment. The Galway Bay underwater ocean observatory will enable the use of cameras, […]

  • 16 March 2015

    In order to reduce costs and increase competitiveness for offshore wind farm developments, Dong Energy wanted to be able to establish local certified MetOcean criteria in less than four months. To do this, they needed to establish MetOcean conditions for the structural design and operation of offshore wind turbines, substations, and related infrastructure. In close […]

  • 11 February 2011
    Training & Education

    The first of three workshops to review the draft Cape Cod Ocean Management Plan was held Feb. 4, with two more tentatively scheduled for …   By Patriot Staff (barnstablepatriot) [mappress] Source: barnstablepatriot, February 11, 2011

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    NASA is helping the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) harness the power of the oceans by first harnessing the power of the crowd. Ocean waves hold a tremendous amount of energy that is almost entirely untapped, despite our ever-growing need for sustainable, non-polluting electricity. Part of the reason USA has not yet plugged into this potential […]

  • 24 April 2015

    Fortum Corporation, headquartered in Espoo, Finland, is now the newest member of Ocean Energy Europe.  Fortum is participating in three strategically diverse wave power demo projects. The first one, implemented in France, uses AW Energy’s WaveRoller™ technology. Fortum will be responsible for the project development and will be the owner of the demonstration park, while […]

  • 4 February 2014

    E.ON and OceanWind have signed a long term contract for provision of port facilities, offloading and storage of cables. OceanWind, a joint venture between Norwegian Oceanteam Shipping ASA and Dutch WIND BV, has already offloaded the first cables at its facilities in Velsen Noord, the Netherlands. More cables are expected to be stored at their […]

  • 19 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Danish energy trading company Danske Commodities has signed a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the world’s first floating wind farm, Hywind Scotland. As the sole offtaker, Danske Commodities will take over balancing and trading of Hywind Scotland’s total volume of 30MW. Hywind Scotland is owned by Equinor (75%) and Masdar (25%). The wind farm, […]

  • 14 September 2017
    Grid Connection, Vessels

    Nemo Link, the joint venture between Belgium’s Elia and National Grid UK that will operate the first electricity interconnection between Belgium and the UK, has started laying the first 59km of double subsea cable between the UK onshore landing point and the French offshore section.

  • 20 October 2015

    Europe’s ocean energy industry will meet with key political leaders at a high level summit in Dublin today to present a game plan for commercialising the ocean energy sector. The summit marks the start of the two-day Ocean Energy Europe Conference & Exhibition. “With leading companies, world class research facilities and great offshore resources, Ireland […]

  • 7 July 2015

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited has welcomed the adoption of a draft report by the European Commission for the Environment, Climate Change and Energy of the Committee of the Regions (CoR) confirming the important contribution the ocean energy sector will make to the future energy needs of the European Union. By providing a reliable and predictable renewable energy source, ocean […]

  • 17 April 2015
    R&D, Technology

    A subsea cable laid from the RV Celtic Explorer in Galway Bay this week marks a major milestone in the development of Ireland’s national marine research and development infrastructure. The four kilometre cable, and a frame to which sensors and monitoring equipment will be attached is part of the development of an ocean observatory in […]

  • 23 January 2014

    The European ocean energy industry has welcomed the publication of the Communication on Ocean Energy at a press conference hosted by The European Commissioner for Fisheries & Maritime Affairs, Maria Damanaki and the European Commissioner for Energy, Gunther Oettinger. The Communication outlines the approach the EU will take to support the ocean energy sector until […]