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  • 24 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    POSH Kerry Renewables, a joint venture between the Singapore-based PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) and Taiwanese Kerry TJ Logistics, has secured its first contract for the offshore wind market in Taiwan.

  • 16 April 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) has presented Deepwater Wind with the 2018 Safety-in-Seas (SIS) award for its safety practices during and after the construction of the 30MW Block Island, the first offshore wind farm in the United States.

  • 27 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm has awarded a three year contract to Manchester company Granada Material Handling Ltd to provide specialist offshore personnel to look after, maintain and re-certify 160 crane units on its offshore turbines. Each of the Granada ‘Python’ crane units was specifically designed for Gwynt y Môr and the marine environment […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Fern Communications has won a contract to provide its radio communication system during the construction of ScottishPower Renewables’ East Anglia One offshore wind farm.

  • 20 March 2013

    3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the energy industry has won the title of Great Manufacturing and Engineering Business in the Spirit of Enterprise Awards 2013. Winners were announced at a prestigious black tie ceremony on Friday (15 March) at The Zest Rooms, Potters Leisure Resort, Great Yarmouth. The awards were […]

  • 2 December 2011

    A corporate positioning campaign for the wind energy division of Royal Haskoning, created by PR agency Proteus, has scooped a prestigious Gold award at the CIPR PRide awards in the Corporate and Business Communications category. The 2011 regional awards were judged by a national panel of peers. The campaign created by Proteus PR was designed […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    The US Secretary of the Interior Ryan Zinke and Danish Minister of Energy, Utilities and Climate Lars Christian Lilleholt met on Thursday, 26 October, in Washington DC to discuss formal cooperation between the two countries and give a boost to US offshore wind. 

  • 22 November 2012

    Falmouth Harbour Commissioners (FHC) has won a coveted South West Green Energy Award for the groundbreaking FabTest marine energy test site in Falmouth Bay. The pioneering project scooped the Best Business Innovation category in the Regen South West Green Energy Awards 2012, which were presented at a gala dinner in Bath last night. [Nov 20] […]

  • 4 June 2019

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most read offshore wind news in the month of May. Vietnamese Offshore Wind Farm Breaks Ground Vietnam’s Tra Vinh Wind Power has held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction of the 48MW Korea- Tra Vinh wind farm (Phase 1). Offshore Construction Starts on Moray East The […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Technology

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s flagship wind turbine, the V164-8.0 MW has won the gold medal for the best offshore machine in the Windpower Monthly Turbines of the year competition. Windpower Monthly technology editor Eize de Vries wrote that the V164-8.0 MW “combines a clever mix of state-of-the-art and innovative solutions in a largely evolutionary design […]

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D, Technology

    Vattenfall has hired Siemens Gamesa’s Chief Executive Officer in North America, Jacob Nørgaard Andersen, and Senior Vice President from Ørsted Energy, Mats Vikholm to help the Swedish energy company develop the next generation of offshore wind farms.

  • 22 June 2012

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has been named the flagship project of the year for the renewable industry at the 7th British Renewable Energy Awards ceremony, held last night, (Thursday, 21 June) in London. EMEC scooped the accolade at the Renewable Energy Association event for its achievement in establishing itself as the world’s leading […]

  • 25 November 2012
    Training & Education

    As thousands of soldiers gear up to face redundancy in the New Year, one former serviceman is celebrating after scooping a job in the rapidly growing wind sector. Jamie Isbister, 41, from North Shields has become a wind instructor at Maersk Training Newcastle, training people who want a new career in the wind industry or […]

  • 21 January 2014
    R&D

    Deutsche WindGuard, German company specializing in wind energy project development and consulting, analyzed the status of the offshore wind energy development for the year 2013 in Germany, on behalf of VDMA Power Systems and the German Wind Energy Association (BWE). According to Deutsche WindGuard, 48 offshore wind turbines with a capacity of 240 MW were […]

  • 17 July 2013

    The contractor responsible for constructing the three new test facilities at the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Blyth, Northumberland, has been awarded a top accolade for the expertise and precision employed during the project. Shepherd Construction walked away with the top accolade of Supreme Award at this year’s Construction News awards as well as […]

  • 6 March 2012

    IT IS an industry experts predict will be worth £15 billion to the Humber over the next few years. On Friday, March 2, companies helping to cement our region’s position as the UK leader in renewable developments were recognised at an awards ceremony in Hull. More than 150 guests gathered at the Deep for the […]

  • 16 July 2012

    A&P Falmouth has employed a full time marine renewables business development manager, demonstrating the company’s commitment to working at the forefront of the sector. Amanda Pound joined the company in 2010 as part of a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) with Exeter University, just days after finishing her degree. After working for two years as Marine […]

  • 19 April 2012

    The first wave device installed in the waters at Cornwall’s marine energy test site has been manufactured by A&P Falmouth. Fred Olsen’s “BOLT Lifesaver” project, which is capable of operating and producing electricity, is now being tested in the sheltered FabTest site off Falmouth Bay, with easy access to the port. Renowned throughout the world […]

  • 23 August 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Rick Arthur from GE wrote an article on the company’s website about a research that GE is conducting to solve the issue of ice accumulation on wind turbines and other offshore infrastructure operating in extremely cold environments: I’m excited to highlight some progress GE Research has made in modeling the formation of ice from water […]

  • 13 March 2012

    EVER since Siemens announced its intention to build a £230 million wind turbine factory in Hull in December 2010, the region has been waking up to the wealth of opportunities that the renewables industry will offer. But renewables is about so much more than wind power alone, and many companies have already started devising new […]

  • 5 October 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    On 1st October, the European Investment Bank (EIB) increased the 0.500% Climate Awareness Bond (CAB) 11/2023 by EUR 400m to bring the total amount outstanding to EUR 1bn. The bond completes EIB’s EUR Green Bond curve with a third liquid reference point in an intermediate maturity and takes the total CAB issuance to EUR 10.5bn. […]

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has acquired 100 per cent of the shares of Euros Group in an all-cash transaction. Euros, located in Berlin and southern Poland, covers all areas of rotor blade design and production as well as master plug and mould design. The fully functional blade, mould and master plug manufacturing facilities in […]

  • 22 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bombora Wave Power has signed a Technology Evaluation Agreement with Anoa Power of Indonesia. This agreement is a precursor to formulation of a manufacturing and distribution arrangement for Bombora Wave Energy Collectors (WEC) into Indonesia. Indonesia’s extensive archipelago faces significant challenges with its complex power network. The deployment of Bombora WEC in the remote coastal […]

  • 5 September 2013
    R&D, Training & Education

    Increasing safety and reducing costs – two aspects that play a major role in offshore wind farms. The achievement of these goals has been coordinated by the Oldenburg-based OFFIS computer science institute project group SOOP – Safe Offshore Operations. A recently published study on behalf of the Offshore Wind Foundation on energy cost reduction potential […]

  • 3 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    Global Marine Systems Limited has acquired a majority interest in CWind Limited.  CWind has supported the construction and operation of over 26 wind farms in the North Sea, Irish Sea and the Baltic. In 2014, the company opened an office based in Bremen, Germany. Ian Douglas, CEO of Global Marine, said: “I strongly believe the acquisition of CWind […]

  • 6 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Reetec GmbH, a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, has acquired the German company Offshore Wind Solutions GmbH (OWS), a specialist in the offshore wind Operations and Maintenance (O&M).