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  • 14 May 2015
    R&D

    Ocean Energy Systems (OES) started to prepare an International Ocean Energy Technology Roadmap. The overall object of the ocean energy technology roadmap, initiated in April 2015, is to achieve Levelised Cost Of Energy (LCOE) targets within the ocean energy sector. This requires principal focus on two key areas: Reliability improvement and Performance Improvement. Ocean energy […]

  • 19 December 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Proper resource mapping is vital for identifying current barriers to the deployment and commercialisation of wave and tidal energy technology. To assist with this, DHI has worked with several partners to develop the Strategic Initiatives for Ocean Energy (SI OCEAN) Data Portal – a GIS-based web client that uses DHI’s MIKE CUSTOMISED platform. Funded by the European […]

  • 31 January 2012

    For less than 2 years since its establishment on March 5, 2010, Jiangsu Ocean Longyuan Wind Power Co., Ltd, in the new energy development and construction field of ocean wind power, has successfully completed the construction of the 100MW capacity in Longyuan Rudong 32MW Ocean (Intertidal Zone) Trial Wind Farm and 150MW Intertidal Zone Pilot […]

  • 10 February 2013
    Authorities, R&D

    As part of an international collaboration with the International Energy Agency, the Energy Department has launched a new database that includes results of environmental monitoring and research efforts on wave, tidal, and current energy development worldwide. Called “Tethys,” after the Greek titaness of the ocean, the database will help industry regulators and energy project developers […]

  • 19 March 2012

    The WOC/AAMA Workshop on “Oceans, Industry and Rio + 20” (Canberra, 4 April) will bring together the diverse ocean business community to provide input to the UN conference via the Australian Government delegation and the WOC. Shipping, fisheries, oil/gas, aquaculture, offshore renewable energy, tourism, dredging, mining, and other ocean industries are invited to the workshop […]

  • 3 June 2020
    Business & Finance

    Norway’s Ocean Installer has established a new business segment for the offshore wind sector. The Stavanger-based company has appointed Even Larsen as the Director of Offshore Wind, starting from 1 August. “I am very excited about this new chapter for our company, which makes Ocean Installer relevant in the ongoing global transition from oil and gas […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Energy Europe’s Board of Directors has elected Rob Stevenson as its new President. Stevenson is Vice-President of Alstom’s Ocean Energy Business, having moved in 2013 from his position as Vice-President of Rolls-Royce Power Ventures and CEO of Tidal Generation Ltd. His appointment follows the election of 6 new Directors on Ocean Energy Europe’s Board. […]

  • 5 June 2015
    R&D

    The Institute for Sustainable Development and International Relations (IDDRI), a non-profit policy research institute based in Paris, has published a short analysis of key legal issues and challenges in marine energy sector.  The paper identifies key legal challenges related to the development of marine energy: international law, environmental impacts, property rights, authorization process, resource management and marine areas. […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine number three and foundation number five are being installed on the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in the Aberdeen Bay, with the northern cable installation also ongoing, Vattenfall, the owner and developer of the wind farm said.

  • 13 June 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Turbine installation works at the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm reached a halfway point after the Dutch maritime contractor Van Oord placed the farm’s 75th 4MW Siemens wind turbine into position on Monday, 13 June. The installation of the 150 4MW Siemens turbines started in February 2016 when Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel, Aeolus, transported the first six […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    The extent to which the wave and tidal energy sectors will meet their 2020 objectives will be in direct proportion to the political will to implement the right mechanisms for advancing existing technologies – a study from by the SI Ocean project has found.  The Wave & Tidal Energy Strategic Technology Agenda reports that the […]

  • 30 June 2015
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    The Commission for the Environment, Climate Change and Energy of the Committee of the Regions (CoR) adopted today, June 30, a report confirming that the ocean energy sector will make an “important contribution…to meeting the future energy needs of the European Union”. “The ocean energy industry welcomes this report from the Committee of the Regions, […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Environment

    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 […]

  • 1 October 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    DEME Tries to Take Possession of Unfinished Living Stone from LaNaval Shipyard Belgium’s DEME Group has attempted to take possession of the advanced cable lay vessel Living Stone, currently under construction at the financially troubled LaNaval shipyard in Bilbao, Spain, and tow the vessel to another location where the delayed construction could be completed. Wiking […]

  • 4 April 2014
    R&D

    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 […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Authorities

    New technologies in the last decade have shown slow but steady progress of ocean and sea energy power. About 30 tidal and 45 wave energy companies are currently at an advanced stage of technological development worldwide, many of them nearing pre-commercial array demonstration and others deploying full-scale prototypes in real-sea environment, according to a new […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing technology designed to harness wave energy, has become a member of Ocean Energy Europe, the industry group for ocean renewable energy in Europe. Marine Power Systems joins a growing list of industry representatives uniting behind a common strategy for industrialising the ocean energy sector. With […]

  • 4 June 2014

    On 3 June 2014 the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) hosted the first EU Energy Day dedicated to ocean energy in partnership with Ocean Energy Europe, the trade association for ocean renewables in Europe.  At the Orkney Ocean Energy Day, as part of the EU’s Sustainable Energy Week calendar of events, representatives from the European […]

  • 6 February 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 25 July 2011
    Authorities

    NOAA Administrator Jane Lubchenco, Ph.D. joined Rhode Island Governor Lincoln Chafee, U.S. Senators Jack Reed and Sheldon Whitehouse, and other national and state leaders today to recognize the pioneering Rhode Island Ocean Special Area Management Plan (Ocean SAMP). This new, innovative ocean management plan improves state review processes and policies to facilitate the development of […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) today announced the award of the manufacturing and construction contract for its wave powered Desalination Pilot Plant to Perth-based MAK Industrial Water Solutions. MAK Industrial Water Solutions is an experienced provider of reverse osmosis desalination solutions throughout Western Australia and nationally. It has a particular focus on containerised sea water […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Europe’s wave and tidal sector will require action from the EU and its Member States to get pilot array projects in the water, according to the final report from the SI Ocean project which was published today. The project’s Market Deployment Strategy (MDS) stated that completing these early projects in the short term is crucial […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    Harsh Vardhan, Indian Union minister for science, technology and earth sciences stressed out the need for a better exploration of ocean energy. During his talk at the inaugural programme of the Golden Jubilee year celebration of National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Vardhan said: “We must move fast to grab India’s legitimate share in the […]

  • 20 January 2014
    Authorities

    European Commissioners Maria Damanaki and Günther Oettinger today presented a new action plan to facilitate the further development of the renewable ocean energy sector in Europe. A central element in this action plan will be to establish an Ocean Energy Forum, bringing together stakeholders to build capacity and foster cooperation. The action plan should help […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Grid Connection

    DeepOcean 1 UK Ltd, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, has won a contract for the provision of cable installation and trenching work for DONG Energy’s Race Bank offshore wind farm. Offshore work will be undertaken in 2016/2017 with DeepOcean’s in-house fleet of dedicated cable installation and trenching vessels. David Summers, DONG Energy’s Race […]

  • 11 September 2012

    ENERMAR, the Working Group of Ocean Renewable Energies supported by the Spanish College and Association of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, organizes the third edition of its Technical Sessions ¨The Ocean and the Renewable Energies. The contribution of the Naval and Oceanic Engineering¨ at Barcelona (Spain), on September the 13th and 14th. The ocean renewable […]