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  • 27 May 2015

    Subsea IMR provider, N-Sea Offshore Ltd has moved into new Norwich office. The premises signify further expansion for N-Sea and will support the company’s increased activity in the oil and gas and renewable market in the Southern North Sea area. Offshore renewable activity currently accounts for almost 30% of N-Sea’s business, through its bases in […]

  • 24 March 2015

    SAFETY seal manufacturer Roxtec has provided its waterproof sealing solution to the largest and most powerful tidal turbine in the world. Manchester based Roxtec UK managing director Graham O’Hare said the deal with Scotrenewables Tidal Power Limited (SRTP) involved Roxtec supplying the new SR2000 2MW floating turbine which is 65m long, 3m diameter and weighs […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Training & Education

    Under the series “Top Things You Didn’t Know About…”, US Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy is now focusing on the offshore wind. Besides these facts, the department has released Energy 101: Wind Turbines video. 1. Offshore Wind Resources are Near Most Americans: More than 70 percent of the nation’s electricity consumption occurs in the […]

  • 15 May 2019
    R&D

    Hydraulic engineering and offshore renewable energy specialist HR Wallingford is conducting physical model testing for a new offshore wind foundation known as the Gravity Tripod. The company is working with Offshore Design Engineering (ODE), DNV-GL, Cambridge University and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult to test and certify the new offshore wind foundation concept designed […]

  • 7 December 2018
    Technology, Vessels

    SeaZip will soon put a new fender system to test on one of its crew transfer vessels (CTVs), after the Dutch company Ridderflex provided an innovative solution at the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge 2018 as a response to SeaZip’s quest for “The Perfect Fender”.

  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) and Volker Stevin International (VolkerWessels) have been awarded a contract by Iberdrola Renewables Offshore Deutschland GmbH for the transport and installation of seventy wind turbine foundations and six offshore substation piles for the Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm in the German part of the Baltic Sea. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 75 […]

  • 4 September 2017
    Business & Finance

    GeoSea, part of DEME Group, has completed the acquisition of A2SEA from DONG Energy and Siemens. 

  • 12 November 2018
    R&D

    Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings (TEPCO) has begun a seabed survey off the coast of Chiba Prefecture, Japan, to ascertain the bedrock structure of the seabed for a possible offshore wind farm.

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    Roxtec, a Swedish cable seal manufacturer with a UK base in Bury, has informed that it designed and supplied all cable seals for the Rampion offshore wind farm, located 13km off the coast of Sussex.

  • 7 April 2015
    Vessels

    BMT Nigel Gee (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, has completed sea trials for Njord Odin, the first of a series of advanced 26m wind farm support vessels (WSV) for Njord Offshore. These are the largest BMT designed vessels built to date. Njord Odin is 26.3m in length with a beam of 9.3m with each of the […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    CWind has won a contract to provide a team of technicians to support Siemens’ operations and maintenance services at offshore wind farms in Germany. The recent contract win with Siemens further expands the company’s growth in the O&M phase, starting with service provision at the 288MW Meerwind offshore wind farm in the North Sea. CWind […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Technology

    SeaTwirl, Colruyt Group, and NorSea Group have signed a Letter of Intent to collaborate on financing, developing and installing the SeaTwirl S2-1MW floating wind turbine. The Swedish company has agreed with both Colruyt Group and NorSea Group on their intentions to commit to the financing, development, and installation of the SeaTwirl S2-1MW, the second scale-up of SeaTwirl’s […]

  • 9 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Denmark’s A2SEA has contracted two UK shipyards to fabricate and install sea fastenings on two of the company’s turbine installation vessels which are set to start working offshore UK.  A&P Tyne will fabricate and install the sea fastening on Sea Challenger, which was contracted to work on the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm, with Cammel […]

  • 7 January 2019
    R&D

    Irish engineering consultancy company, Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG), has been awarded a contract to investigate sediment dynamic processes in the Irish Sea and their impact on planned offshore wind farm developments.

  • 4 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    COSCO shipyard has delivered the wind turbine installation vessel SEA CHALLENGER to A2SEA. SEA CHALLENGER’s first assignment  is scheduled for the summer, when it will start working on the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. A2SEA’s new vessel is almost identical to SEA INSTALLER. The new wind turbine installation vessel features a larger crane that can […]

  • 21 May 2014

    On Tuesday 20 May 2014, fire broke out in the engine room on the crew vessel Sea Gale. Sea Gale is deployed at the Meerwind Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea. Firefighters extinguished the fire and Sea Gale is now being towed to Hvide Sande Shipyard. No people or environment were injured and an […]

  • 14 February 2019
    R&D

    The Japanese ORIX Corporation has commenced a seabed geological survey off the coast of the Chiba Prefecture to investigate the feasibility of offshore wind power. ORIX is carrying out an acoustic seabed survey in the waters offshore Choshi to study the conditions, ground structure and the topography of the seabed. The company said it is using […]

  • 17 February 2017

    While the oil and gas industry is slowing down, the world of renewables, specifically offshore wind, is picking up. This leads to many companies diversifying their product portfolio where required. Not unlike Jumbo, who are venturing further into the offshore wind market.

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Roxtec has secured a contract to deliver its safety seal solutions for the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm project. Roxtec UK managing director Graham O’Hare said the firm will deliver cable transit systems to safeguard workers, structures and equipment on the wind farm’s substation platform. The deal will see a wide range of sealing solutions used […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    SeaEnergy PLC and Robert Gordon University (RGU) have jointly launched a Knowledge Transfer Partnership (KTP) to develop an operational and economic model for life cycle cost of operations and maintenance (O&M) strategies in offshore wind farms.  This KTP is supported by the Technology Strategy Board and aims to drive down cost in offshore wind. Sean […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    A trapped seal has put Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s emergency procedure to the test on a wind farm construction project in the German North Sea. It was a story with a happy ending both for the seal and the team from Fred. Olsen Windcarriers’ jack-up Brave Tern, after the distressed mammal was spotted, taking refuge in the jacking pin […]

  • 15 June 2010
    R&D, Technology

    Austal has unveiled its new range of high speed transfer vessels specifically designed for the burgeoning offshore wind farm industry. The company’s Wind Express series of vessels combine fuel efficiency with advanced sea keeping characteristics to deliver a premier transportation solution for offshore wind farm operators. By utilising Austal’s world renowned advanced hull design and […]

  • 1 April 2014
    Environment, R&D

    Researchers from the Institute for Terrestrial and Aquatic Wildlife Research of the University of Veterinary Medicine Hannover Foundation (TiHo) are investigating the hearing of gray seals (Halichoerus grypus) under the leadership of Professor Dr. Ursula Siebert and Dr. Andreas Ruser. They published the first results in the online specialist magazine Plos one. The investigations were […]

  • 7 June 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Specialist explosive ordnance disposal contractor Ramora UK is preparing to undertake a programme of disposal of items previously identified as unexploded wartime ordnance, found on the seabed where the 336MW Galloper wind farm will be built off the Suffolk coast. The bombs were identified during surveys undertaken ahead of the offshore construction starting this summer. Ramora […]

  • 5 August 2015

    RenewableUK today highlighted the announcement that the next stage of the giant Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the North Sea has gained planning consent from the Energy Secretary Amber Rudd. The Teesside project is equal in size to the world’s largest previously consented project, Dogger Bank Creyke Bank (also up to 2.4GW) situated alongside it, […]

  • 10 June 2014

    Sea Installer’s much anticipated sister vessel, Sea Challenger, arrived in Esbjerg on May 17 to be greeted by a crowd of A2SEA staff, clients, local dignitaries, press and many other maritime enthusiasts. Before sailing to her first project at DONG Energy’s Westermost Rough wind farm, Sea Challenger is scheduled for mobilisation in Esbjerg during June. […]