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  • 18 May 2015
    Vessels

    Rhode Island Fast Ferry has signed a 20-year crew transfer contract with Deepwater Wind for Block Island offshore wind farm. As part of the charter agreement Atlantic Wind Transfers, Rhode Island Fast Ferry’s subsidiary, will invest over $4 million to build the vessel and provide training to meet the needs of the Block Island Wind Farm. […]

  • 5 May 2015

    Wave Electricity Renewable Power Ocean (WERPO) has signed an agreement with the government of Guinea-Bissau for the development of a 500MW sea wave power plant along the coastline of Guinea-Bissau at a value of $500 million. The Project will be a Joint Venture with the Government of Guinea-Bissau whereas the Government will have a 30% […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Mark Rodgers has handed in his notice last week, after 13 years and 2 months of being Cape Wind’s Communications Director, Cape Cod Times informs. Even though media adds this move to a chain of setbacks that the project has experienced lately, Rodgers said that he is only taking the next step in his communication career. “My […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) has signed up Aalco as its 200th member company,  nearly 20 years after the business development organisation was formed. John Coates, sales and marketing manager of Aalco, Hull, said: “With the recent announcements by and on Able Marine Energy Park, CS Wind, Dogger Bank and the development of Green Port […]

  • 9 January 2015

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a conditional agreement with Belgian wind farm developer Nobelwind. According to the company, the 165MW Nobelwind project in Belgium will comprise 50 V112-3.3 MW turbines. Vestas added it will disclose more information “as soon as the project translates into a firm and unconditional order.” Nobelwind, formerly known as Bligh Bank Phase 2, […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Gamesa signed a €750 million syndicated loan agreement with a single bullet repayment in December 2019. This agreement, entered into with a syndicate of 15 Spanish and international financial institutions, structures the two existing syndicated loans, which originally matured in June 2016 and June 2018, respectively, into a single revolving loan, thereby lengthening the average […]

  • 11 December 2014

    Vattenfall AB on Wednesday signed a 5 year multi-currency revolving credit facility for EUR 2 billion, replacing the existing EUR 2.55 billion facility. The new facility matures on 10 December 2019 and has two one-year extension options. The facility is for general corporate purposes. A total of 15 banks participated in the new credit facility. […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    EDF EN France and Dong Energy, through its subsidiary Eolien Maritime France are inviting tenders for three offshore wind project off the French coast. Namely, the companies are looking for a company to provide architectural services, engineering services and integrated engineering services with the final goal of achieving the projects certification as per IEC 61400-22. […]

  • 12 November 2014
    R&D

    Events of the last year have increased many of the long-term uncertainties facing the global energy sector, says the International Energy Agency’s (IEA) World Energy Outlook 2014 (WEO-2014). It warns against the risk that current events distract decision makers from recognising and tackling the longer-term signs of stress that are emerging in the energy system. […]

  • 11 November 2014

    FoundOcean, the experts in subsea grouting for the offshore energy construction industry, have signed a strategic agreement with BASF, the world’s leading chemical company. “Marrying BASF’s world leading chemical manufacturing capabilities and FoundOcean’s extensive offshore grouting experience means that foundation installers and wind farm developers can be confident in the integrity of the grouted connection,” […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Pontoon specialist Marine Designs Ltd, part of the A&P Group, has completed its 11th offshore wind related project with the installation of crew transfer pontoons in Grimsby Fish Docks for E.ON’s Humber Gateway Offshore Wind Farm Project.  The company, based in Falmouth, Cornwall, designs, builds and installs heavy-duty, 50-year design life ‘DockMaster’ concrete pontoon systems. […]

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has signed a contract with CCCC Third Harbor Engineering for the construction of China’s most advanced wind farm installation vessel. The vessel with a 1000-ton capacity will be equipped with the latest jack up system developed by ZPMC. It will feature a hydraulic lifting system that uses cylindrical legs enabling […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    From autumn 2016, A2SEA will play a key role in helping build the 402MW Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm in the UK for Statoil, Masdar and Statkraft. A2SEA will provide their specialist purpose-built offshore installation vessel SEA INSTALLER to install the 67 Siemens 6MW turbines. Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm is located off the coast of the seaside town […]

  • 7 October 2014

    Scira Offshore Energy Limited has chosen MeteoGroup to provide comprehensive lightning forecasting, consultancy and monitoring services for its Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. Lightning poses a serious risk to the maintenance personnel who travel daily to and from an onshore base to work on the inherently exposed 80 metre high wind turbine towers. Therefore, accurate […]

  • 9 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and U.S. Rep. Michael Michaud welcomed top officials from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to Castine on Sept. 5 to celebrate a successful year of the VolturnUS floating wind turbine deployed off Castine.  The federal officials were joined by representatives from the University of Maine, Maine Maritime Academy and Cianbro, […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Grid Connection

    Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited has awarded the contract for the Electrical System Infrastructure for its Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm to Siemens Transmission and Distribution Ltd. The contract covers engineering, procurement, construction and offshore hook-up of one onshore substation and one offshore substation including jacket foundation. Siemens will have the overall system responsibility to connect the […]

  • 3 September 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Temporary Works Design (TWD) combined their experience with the design of various pile handling tools and motion compensated systems to get to a revolutionary new concept: a motion compensated piling gripper, allowing straight piling of monopiles from a floating vessel or barge. Due to the tight tolerances related to monopile installations, it is for most sea conditions inevitable […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Technology

    Lifting and handling products manufactured by the J D Neuhaus company are engineered for performance, reliability and longevity when operating in extreme environments of dirt, dust, high humidity, and even potentially explosive atmospheres. Some of the toughest and more unusual conditions are currently experienced by today’s underwater aquanauts. Divers are very often working alone, in […]

  • 25 July 2014

    Dong Energy contracted  Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH for a job in German Bight. The German company will provide offshore helicopter emergency medical services (HEMS) to offshore wind farms located in the North Sea. All Dong Energy’s existing and future offshore wind farms in this area are covered by this contract. Since its foundation in 1975, […]

  • 17 July 2014

    Last week, HelWin bèta platform reached its final destination in the German North Sea, where the platform will supply more than half a million households with sustainable energy. Imtech Marine is responsible for the design, construction and commissioning of the HVAC system, being the heating, ventilation and especially the cooling of all high-quality equipment on […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Technology

    Statoil has awarded Aibel the contract for FEED and EMA (Engineering & Management Assistance) of substructures for the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park offshore wind farm. The contract has an estimated value of approximately EUR 4.7 million. “This is an important new step in our commitment to renewable energy. This past year we’ve worked hard to […]

  • 27 June 2014

    Great Lakes Shipyard and B.V. Scheepswerf Damen Gorinchem (Damen) have entered into a five-year partnership authorizing Great Lakes Shipyard as an official builder of Damen designs. Great Lakes Shipyard will now offer the best of both worlds, the wide range and international experience of Damen designs, and American craftsmanship from a high quality U.S. builder. […]

  • 23 June 2014
    R&D

    Swedish marine energy technology company Minesto, developer of innovative tidal and ocean current power plant Deep Green, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Florida Atlantic University. The purpose is to examine the technical, environmental and economic feasibility to install demonstration and commercial power plants in the Florida current. Florida Atlantic University (FAU) is […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    H.M. Government of Gibraltar has this week signed its first power purchase agreement for the provision of renewable energy. The agreement with Eco Wave Power is for the provision of an initial 0.5MW energy device on the eastside, with a view to further expansion up to a full 5MW plant if the project is successful. […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Hurricane season has officially started, and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) predicts more than a dozen named storms this year.  With an average sustained wind speed of over 74 miles per hour, these storms pose a threat to residents living in coastal regions of the United States. Coincidentally, these coastal regions are also […]

  • 9 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The UK Government has signed eight contracts awarded under the Final Investment Decision (FID) Enabling for Renewables process, including five contracts for offshore wind projects. In April, the Government revealed eight awarded projects, which include offshore wind farms, coal to biomass conversion plants and dedicated biomass plants with combined heat and power. Together, they represent […]