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13 September 2018 Industry Contribution

By Giordano Toninelli, Area Sales Manager, Faccin SPA In recent years, wind energy has become one of the most common renewable energy sources, leading the transition away from fossil fuels. The industry has been moving forward relentlessly throughout innovation and change, thus improving its competitive cost, and an assertive policy of developing renewable energies by […]

2 April 2019 Industry Contribution

By Stefano Santoni – Product & Market Manager, Wind Energy & Heavy Duty Division – DAVI. According to the report of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the global offshore wind market experienced a growth of 4.49GW of new capacity in 2018. The Global Wind Report acknowledges that nowadays there’s a total of 23GW of offshore […]

1 April 2019 Industry Contribution

By Mr. Javier Lanfranchi – Sales Manager – Faccin SPA Nobody can deny that the demand of more energy is increasing on a global scale. Over the last two decades we’ve seen different solutions to tackle this issue where renewable energy stands out mainly because of the need to reduce the impact fuels have in […]

4 March 2019 Industry Contribution

By Mr. Giordano Toninelli – Area Sales Manager – Faccin SPA Introduction Wind energy business has an historical background in Europe due to the high number of wind farms installed in the Old Continent, but in recent times the focus of offshore wind investments is starting to shift from Europe to Asia. Wind energy business […]

4 February 2019

DAVI – Promau   Born in Italy in 1966, DAVI is the world largest manufacturer of heavy duty plate rolls, heavy duty angle rolls, high productivity lines and customized rolling machines. Its leadership is evident with regards to sales volume, employees, production, assets and rating. DAVI also owns the highest number of patents in the […]

9 January 2019

Faccin S.p.A. What we do  We provide a rolling package – ‘Faccin’s Wind Tower Automation System’ – that combines a powerful super-sized plate-rolling machine along with key components like strong side support, sturdy top support and a feeding table provided with an alignment device. Furthermore, all accessories are controlled by a highly advanced fully programmable CNC designed to automate the most complex rolling projects. Maximising […]

15 June 2015 Business & Finance, Technology

Kersten Europe has invested in additional bending capacity by expanding its machine park over the past few years, due to rapid development of the international offshore wind, industrial equipment and oil & gas industry, which now require even heavier and thicker bent plate segments, cylinders and cones, the company said. Since 2013, a heavy 2400Tonnes PowerPress, Europe’s largest section […]

6 March 2019 Business & Finance

Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif is adapting its production facilities in Roermond and the Maasvlakte in response to new design standards and stricter requirements being defined for coating. The stricter requirements for coating are a response to the wind industry’s ambition to venture into deeper waters, lower the cost price, and generate more energy, Sif said. […]

28 February 2019 R&D, Technology

Fraunhofer’s test bench for rotor blade bearings of up to 6.5 meters in diameter has been commissioned at the institute’s Hamburg facility, paving the way for automated continuous operation. The accelerated tests – simulating 20 years of service in six months of testing – will enable manufacturers and operators to increase the reliability of large […]

12 October 2018 Technology

We have been living in a double-digit MW wind turbine era for several days now after MHI Vestas hit the market with a 10MW machine, leaving other wind turbine OEMs behind in this market race. The first two 10MW turbines will be up and running next year to test and demonstrate the new machine within its type certificate.

30 April 2018

AncoferWaldram Steelplates B.V. Customer base With its 100 man workforce, the services AWS provides for all kinds of custom products together with the expert advice is what makes them a valued partner for customers in offshore fabrication and marine industry, steel and crane construction, pressure vessel equipment industry, heavy machinery, yellow goods. Plates from stock […]

12 December 2017 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

ASM Industries (ASMI) has established a new wind tower production line in Sever do Vouga, Portugal, which will be able to support the company’s new offshore tower production unit in Port of Aveiro, if required.

7 April 2017 R&D, Technology

Spain-based euskalforging has manufactured and delivered seamless rolled rings for the BLUE 25M hammer from Fistuca which, once built, will be able to drive the largest offshore wind monopiles in the industry.

5 February 2017

The free deck area on board a wind farm installation vessel is, of course, a finite space which is defined by the length and beam of the vessel when it was built. The area that is accessible to the vessel’s cranes installed in the shipyard is also finite, defined by the position of the crane […]

27 April 2015

Maintenance of offshore wind turbines is important and necessary. The faster a defect turbine is running again, the faster it produces electricity. Time is money. How do you make sure that the valuable time turbine technicians have, is actually spent on offshore wind turbine maintenance? In practice a lot of valuable time is lost; often […]

23 April 2015

When NAM/Shell UK decided to invest in a ‘Walk-to-Work’ (WTW) offshore vessel for use with unmanned gas platforms, they requested Royal Niestern Sander (RNS) to make the preliminary design. The challenge was to design and build a stable platform for the transfer of personnel and equipment, to efficiently support the gas production platforms in the […]

16 September 2014 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

Do you really know how OEMs are running your wind farm? The fast-approaching expiry dates of many five-year equipment service warranties could spell uncertainties, opportunities and strategic decision-making for many offshore asset operators. Fortunately, there are attractive alternatives.  Article by Green Marine Solutions Time flies  The shape of O&M services could soon change quite radically […]

12 August 2014 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

The hull of one of Siemens’ new service operation vessels (SOVs) is on its way towards Norwegian Havyard shipyard, where it is supposed to arrive any day now. On July 19, 2014, the hull was launched at the Cemre shipyard in Turkey, reported Ingo Bischof, Siemens’ Project Manager for Offshore Service Germany in charge of […]

26 February 2014 Technology

Pioneering bespoke software specialists The Acclaimed Software Company Ltd are demonstrating their iObox at Oceanology International 2014 at London’s Excel in March. The iObox is the ultimate in synchronised serial data capture and control. The system enables serial I/O (input/output) operations to be recorded or performed to the millisecond within applications on non-real-time operating systems […]

25 April 2013 Business & Finance

The Dillinger Hütte Group (Dillinger Hütte and its subsidiaries) performed well during the 2012 financial year in the face of difficult economic circumstances. Despite declines in production volumes and sales revenues (€ 2.5 billion compared to € 2.8 billion in the previous year), positive earnings were once again achieved. “We have meanwhile continued our strategy […]

14 September 2012

The Hellas Committee of Germanischer Lloyd (GL) met on Wednesday at the Hotel Grande Bretagne, Athens. The annual Committee Meeting, now a longstanding tradition in its 35th year, very much reflected the mood of the industry, with great challenges foreseen for traditional markets, but opportunities on offer for those with expanding perspectives. The Chairman of […]

5 September 2012 Technology

At the SMM 2012, shipbuilding, machinery & marine technology international trade fair, 4 to 7 September 2012 in Hamburg, four Fraunhofer Institutes are exhibiting solutions that make it easier to plan and build seaports, termi­nals and ships – Hall B6, booth 317. As global flows of goods continue to rise, the demand also rises for […]

21 March 2012

DAVI, has just positively tested, with heavy plates, with the Buyers full satisfaction, the 2 heaviest, giant plate rolls, purchased to follow the very positive trend of the Wind Energy Offshore as well as Nuclear Industry.  “We positively built and tested – said Orazio Davi, President – the largest 4 roll plate bending machine in […]

21 November 2011 R&D

For a second consecutive year, Gamesa’s Patents and Inventors Contest has honored the hard work and effort of its employees in the area of invention and patents, two cornerstones for developing and safeguarding the company’s technological innovations. The judges’ panel reviewed a total of 26 patents based on the following criteria: generation of value for […]

7 June 2011 R&D, Technology

Voith Turbo Marine Engineering has developed the Voith Offshore Shuttle for wind parks. Its special feature: the so-called MOTS-system (Momac Offshore Transport System) is installed at the bow. The new system consists of a swivel arm robot, which allows safe transfers of people and goods from vessel to vessel or from vessel to offshore wind […]

1 June 2011 Business & Finance

  As fossil fuel prices continue to increase and the world becomes more aware of its environmental responsibilities, the UK is one of the nations leading the call for alternative energy sources to be utilised. This has led to British engineering growth in the Renewables market that just a decade ago seemed implausible. As the […]