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16 November 2017 R&D, Technology

Providing offshore wind developers with the best modelling data possible in the early stages of project development translates into significant cost reductions, according to Dr. Thor Ugelvig Petersen, Head of Department Ports & Offshore Technology at DHI Group.

16 November 2017 Business & Finance

An initiative led by the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) is investigating how to cut offshore wind costs even more by looking at how offshore services can be shared with the oil & gas sector, including supply vessels and helicopters, like in Dutch waters.

3 November 2017 Business & Finance

Bladt Industries reported that it had fabricated its 100th jacket foundation, stating that the company is now first in the world to complete the fabrication of 100 offshore jacket foundations.

26 October 2017 Technology, Wind Farm Update

Orga has provided aviation obstruction lighting solution for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first commercial floating wind farm.

19 October 2017 R&D, Technology

The TetraSpar floating wind foundation, brought forward by Henrik Stiesdal – a Danish inventor and former Chief Technology Officer at Siemens Wind Power – has won a DKK 9 million grant (approx. EUR 1.2 million).

18 October 2017 Wind Farm Update

Hywind Scotland, the first floating wind farm in the world, has started delivering electricity to the Scottish grid and the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon officially opened the wind farm on 18 October.

16 October 2017

Marine Energy Event, held on October 11, 2017, as part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) 2017 in Amsterdam, gathered a great number of industry experts who discussed the latest in marine energy with a focus on conditions for commercial success which was also the topic of this year’s event.

10 October 2017

Sometimes, one can be reading a map only to end up in space, which is not a bad thing at all if that is where they want to go. However, we ought to make sure where we are and which road we need to take to reach our “outer space” goals. Luckily, the second day of the Offshore Wind Conference (OWC) in Amsterdam gathered speakers who can guide us through the offshore wind journey.  

5 October 2017 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Are you ready to tackle the challenges both short and long term? Secure your seat now for the Offshore WIND Conference where we will delve deeper into the opportunities and challenges the offshore wind industry is facing now and will face up to 2050.

4 October 2017 Wind Farm Update

Belgium-based offshore wind farm developer Parkwind has agreed an investment to become a strategic partner in the proposed 330MW Oriel offshore wind farm project in the North Irish Sea.

28 September 2017 Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Nexans has commenced the first installation campaign of two export cables for the Beatrice offshore wind farm. The project’s notice to mariners states that the works have been set to start around 28 September.

27 September 2017

Actors Peter Capaldi and Emma Thompson have emerged as the famous faces supporting an offshore wind campaign in the UK, launched by a coalition of companies and civil society organisations including Greenpeace, WWF and the Marine Conservation Society.

22 September 2017

The first Anglo-Dutch Offshore Wind Roundtable Discussion was held on 20 September at the British Ambassador’s Residence in The Hague. The event saw key organisations and major offshore wind players come together to discuss several topics that have a great influence on the installed capacity as well as the project pipeline of future development of offshore wind in both countries. 

19 September 2017

Offshore WIND Conference is proud to announce Founder and General Manager of Circular Energy, Arnold Groot, will be speaking at the session ‘Oil, gas, wind: friend or foe’. In this session the changing landscape of cooperation between oil, gas and wind will be discussed and what is in it for wind. Arnold will share his views on how Circular Energy’s power from gas can balance the North Sea offshore grid.

19 September 2017 Environment, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Deepwater Wind has installed a wildlife tracking station on the easternmost foundation platform at the Block Island wind farm, America’s first offshore wind farm, to assist researchers in their studies of bird and bat activity off the Atlantic Coast.

18 September 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Statoil is currently testing the five Siemens wind turbines on the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first commercial floating wind farm.

14 September 2017

Those attending HUSUM Wind in Germany might as well start off the event today with an applause as the wind gave quite a performance yesterday, 13 September, forcing the organiser to evacuate four lightweight halls and to ultimately close the fair for the day. Now that the weather is calmer, the event proceeds as planned.

12 September 2017 Business & Finance, Vessels

PSA Marine has acquired shareholding in Njord Offshore, which has been managing the crew transfer vessels of PSA Marine’s subsidiary Ventus Marine Limited since 2015.

11 September 2017 Business & Finance, Vessels

Peter Morton of Wight Shipyard Co (WSC) has bought a stake in Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC) and has taken his place on the board, AMC informed today, 11 September. 

11 September 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Statkraft and innogy, the developers of the 860MW Triton Knoll wind farm off Lincolnshire, England, plan to take the Final Investment Decision (FID) on the project by mid-2018.

5 September 2017 Contracts & Tenders

The 8th annual Offshore WIND Conference (OWC) on 9 and 10 October 2017, part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference, will focus on the opportunities for the offshore wind sector for the short-, medium- and long-term.

4 September 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

Great Yarmouth-based aluminium workboat builder Alicat Workboats Ltd has signed contracts with Renewable Energy Support Ltd. (RES) for the construction of MCS SWATH 2, a 26-metre Typhoon SWATH crew transfer vessel (CTV).

25 August 2017

The three Nominees for the Offshore Energy Public Outreach Award have been announced.

22 August 2017

In association with NorSea Group (UK) Ltd., Montrose Port Authority, a support and service hub for the energy sector, has participated in the Hywind Scotland offshore wind project in the North Sea, the companies’ first in this sector.

17 August 2017 Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

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.

17 August 2017 Business & Finance

Royal Boskalis Westminster’s Offshore Energy division reported an operating result (EBIT) of EUR 36.1 million for the first six months of 2017, a 66.5% decrease compared with an EBIT of 107.7 million reported during the same period a year earlier.