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  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Innogy, Shell and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies (SOT) have reached the final investment decision on their EUR 18 million floating wind demonstration project in Norway. The project will feature SOT’s TetraSpar floating foundation supporting a 3.6MW Siemens Gamesa direct-drive turbine which will be tested at the test site of the Marine Energy Test Centre (Metcentre) near Stavanger in […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Welcon A/S and HighTek-Century have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of a turbine tower factory in Taiwan. The factory will manufacture wind turbine towers, including Stiesdal Offshore Technologies’ (SOT) Tetra foundation concept for the Taiwanese and Asian markets. According to Welcon, the final agreement will be negotiated during the next months. Construction […]

  • 7 November 2019
    Grid Connection

    Unitech Offshore has secured a contract to provide dynamic power cable and grid connection for the TetraSpar demonstration project in Norway. Unitech said it had been working together with the project partners and investors under an Early Work Agreement up to the signing of the main contract at the end of October. The FWT Zefyros, […]

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Innogy, Shell and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies A/S (SOT) have signed an investment and cooperation agreement to build a demonstration project using SOT’s TetraSpar floating foundation concept.

  • 2 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment

    Quanta has been awarded a global recruitment framework by Shell’s New Energies business.

  • 8 April 2014

    After it was recently completed, Meerwind Süd-Ost offshore wind farm is undergoing hot commissioning at the moment. Earlier this month, WindMW announced that they have wrapped up the installation work on this offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. Seaway Heavy Lifting’s Oleg Strashnov installed the 3,500-tonne offshore converter substation, which was built by […]

  • 13 September 2010

    There are less than eight weeks until the next elections and experts are predicting that Republications will be swept into office. Should… By Joanna Schroeder (domesticfuel) [mappress] Source: domesticfuel, September 13, 2010;

  • 28 December 2011

    Tidal energy could be used to power homes in Jersey, Guernsey and Sark in the next 20 years. The French energy company, EDF, is trialling the first of four underwater turbines in the Bay of St Malo. If successful, it will pave the way for the world’s largest tidal energy station, capable of powering up […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Cost reduction in offshore renewable energy sector is a major issue to everyone involved in it. Charles Thompson of the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has posted an article on this topic. Written by Andrew Jamieson: When I was a trainee engineer coming into the nationalised electricity industry, I worked with experienced professionals, most of […]

  • 27 February 2018

    Østensjø Rederi’s Service Operations Vessel (SOV) Edda Passat will depart for Ørsted’s Race Bank offshore wind farm in the UK at the end of this week, after the owner took delivery of the vessel from Astilleros Gondán today, 27 February. 

  • 6 December 2011

    THE owner of a former Tyneside shipyard is preparing to invest £50m in converting part of the site into a facility to make wind turbine foundations – creating hundreds of jobs. OGN Group is already using a section of Hadrian Yard in Wallsend to build an oil production platform for American firm Apache, a deal […]

  • 22 January 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Yesterday, the two parts of the Nordsee Ost substation were assembled at Bladt Industries’ facilities in Aalborg, Denmark. By the use of four cranes and a lot of precision, the 400 tonnes heavy top piece was placed on the bottom part of the substation. The next step is to install two transformers, each weighing 160 […]

  • 13 June 2012

    DONG Energy welcomed two reports today on the cost of offshore wind energy and agree that the cost reduction target set by the Government is achievable. The target is to get the cost down to £100 per megawatt hour for offshore wind projects seeking financial investment approval in 2020. Commenting today after the release of […]

  • 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 November 2019

    The UK Government should use the Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction framework to create a specific pot of funding for innovative technologies like floating wind, according to a report released by RenewableUK and Scottish Renewables. This will secure an increase in new capacity from 32MW now to up to 2GW by 2030, making floating wind […]

  • 4 June 2019

    Esvagt has sold Esvagt Supporter, its first service operations vessel (SOV) that served the offshore wind market. The beginning of Esvagt Supporter’s deployment in the offshore wind sector came after the company needed to access the turbines at the Belwind project in Belgium. Esvagt said it then decided to retrofit the vessel so it fulfills […]

  • 3 July 2014

    Schools of Engineering (SoE), Electrical Engineering and Electronics (SoEEE) and the Institute for Risk and Uncertainty, together with the National Oceanography Centre, will host the 3rd CORER workshop- The Obstacles to deployment of Tide and Wave Marine Renewable Energy. The workshop will be held on 22nd of July, from 12.30 to 17.00 at The Gallery […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Training & Education

    Safety Technology Ltd this week announced the training of its first trainees at the flagship CATCH facility near Immingham, North Lincolnshire. Based in a wind energy hot spot, both onshore and offshore, candidates have travelled from all over the UK to this world class facility to gain RenewableUK and Global Wind Organisation (GWO) certification to […]

  • 5 March 2019

    The festive Opening Gala Dinner and Awards show will be back on 7 October 2019. With each edition the event becomes a greater staple in the industry. Join 450 high-level members from the whole offshore energy industry – it is a must attend event for all. The three Offshore Energy Awards will be handed out […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Esvagt has taken delivery of the second of three Havyard 832 SOV windfarm service vessels from Havyard Ship Technology AS. The first, newbuild 118 ‘Esvagt Froude’ was delivered in the middle of February. The German company Siemens Wind Power has hired both vessels on long-term contracts to service their offshore windfarms. ‘Esvagt Froude’ is on […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    J.R. Rix & Sons has agreed to acquire Boston Energy’s 50% stake in their joint venture company BostonRix Wind Ltd, therefore obtaining sole ownership of the business.

  • 29 January 2020
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has filed a petition to initiate a regulatory proceeding asking the New York Public Service Commission to authorize the 2020 offshore wind solicitation. As reported earlier this month, NYSERDA plans to issue the New York State’s second-ever offshore wind solicitation in 2020. The solicitation will […]

  • 2 November 2011

    RWE Innogy successfully completed the installation of a measuring tower in the German North Sea. The measuring system has been installed in the construction area of the Nordsee Ost offshore windfarm 30 km north of Heligoland. RWE Innogy will start the construction of the windfarm at the beginning of next year. The measuring tower with […]

  • 20 July 2011

    Even after 67 years, the memory of Normandy’s bloodied waters is still with Major Roy E. Eddy. The 87-year-old war veteran from Mississauga was just 20 on June 6, 1944, when he piloted a landing craft filled with soldiers on Juno Beach. Most of them he never saw again. Eddy — who has returned to […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    Offshore wind turbines installed in the North Sea have been giving rise to sediment plumes, satellite images taken by NASA’s Operational Land Imager (OLI) show. For at least the past decade, satellites have spotted white dots cropping up in the North Sea. If viewed from Earth’s surface, you would see that these dots are actually wind […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens will supply five of its SWT-6.0-154 direct drive offshore wind turbines for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland Project, the world’s largest floating wind project.  The turbines will be installed on floating foundations operating in water depths between 90 and 120 meters. For the new Hywind Scotland Project, assembly in West Coast Norway is scheduled for first half […]