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  • 18 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    UK-based onshore and offshore wind, wave and tidal energy companies are now exporting their products and services to 37 countries across six continents, a report published by RenewableUK shows. Using an illustrative sample of companies involved in the sector, “Export Nation” reveals that 47 UK firms signed 465 contracts worth up to GBP 53 million […]

  • 21 March 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Work on six new industrial units for the renewable energy sector in Orkney has been completed. Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) invested £2.95m, including £1.18m from the European Regional Development Fund, to create the units on vacant industrial site next to Hatston Pier, Kirkwall. Each unit provides workshop, storage and office accommodation to meet the […]

  • 29 November 2012
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Danish political parties behind the Energy Agreement, reached in March, have selected six areas for development of offshore wind farms to set 500MW of coastal wind power. This will get the country closer to the target set by the Agreement, which says that 50% of electricity consumption should be supplied by wind power by 2020. […]

  • 27 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The sixth Siemens 4.2MW turbine was installed at the Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm this morning (27 June).

  • 3 March 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    EDF Energy Renewables reported on February 18 that six turbines have been completely installed ahead of commissioning and a seventh tower was awaiting the addition of its blades on the Teesside Offshore Windfarm. The MPI Adventure, a large six-leg jack up vessel designed to transport, lift and install turbines, was reloading in Hartlepool at the […]

  • 26 July 2019
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Commission has approved the support for six French offshore wind farms selected in the country’s first two tendering rounds. The projects include Courseulles-sur-Mer, Fécamp, Saint-Nazaire and Saint-Brieuc from the Round 1 tender in 2012, as well as Round 2 winners Dieppe-Le Tréport and Ile d’Yeu et de Noirmoutier from 2014. The selected offshore wind farms will receive support in […]

  • 26 November 2014

    Seacat Intrepid, the first DNV GL certified 26m-crew transfer vessel to profit from a unique workboat tank-testing programme, is currently working from Helgoland (Germany) on Wind MW’s Meerwind offshore wind farm.  The vessel left Isle of Wight to work on the German wind farm at the end of October, a day after it was officially unveiled by the […]

  • 22 November 2012
    Wind Farm Update

    In just 16 days, during the second visit to the Global Tech I construction site, three more foundations were installed. The installation vessel INNOVATION proved to be extremely reliable in installation of the tripod foundations in 40 meters water depth. Arjen Schampers, Technical Director of Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH stated: “We are proud […]

  • 16 January 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The investment for an offshore wind farm comprising 80 turbines amounts to EUR 1.5 billion, stated the German government, continuing that they cannot make any statement regarding the additional costs for delays in grid connection. Many offshore wind developers have announced that they will face delays in connecting their wind farms to the grid. Germany […]

  • 13 February 2014

    Half a year ago, MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) launched an initiative to offer six free slots for invited maritime start-ups. This way the Institute encourages maritime innovation in the Netherlands, said MARIN director Bas Buchner. Out of twenty applicants, six received a symbolic cheque as winners. Each basin testing is worth € 40,000, which […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Heavy lift vessel Oleg Strashnov has installed the first six of 86 jacket foundations on the 588MW Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Outer Moray Firth, Scotland, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Ltd (BOWL), the owner and developer of the wind farm, said.

  • 25 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    Atkins reports good results in a challenging environment and is well positioned for future growth Design and engineering consultancy group WS Atkins plc (Atkins) today announces unaudited results for the six months ended 30 September 2010. FINANCIAL SUMMARY Six months to Six months to Increase / (Decrease) 30 Sept 2010 30 Sept 2009 Income statement […]

  • 12 October 2011

    The Crown Estate has given the go-ahead for an investigation into the possibility of locating up to six tidal turbines in the Irish Sea that would generate enough electricity to supply 2,700 homes. Two Scottish companies, Nautricity Ltd, a Scottish developer of tidal generation technology, and Argyll Tidal Ltd are behind the scheme. The waters […]

  • 6 March 2015

    Danish Energy Agency (DEA) has issued a call for Expression of Interest (EoI) for the construction and operation of nearshore wind farms with a total capacity of up to 350 MW. Six areas will be offered for tender at the same time and projects within these sites will be competing against each other. The concession owner shall build and operate […]

  • 5 September 2012

    Six Japanese companies plan to invest GBP 962 million in offshore wind projects at the coastal area of the Kyushu region in the southern part of the country. According to GT Global Trader news site, Toshiba Corp, Hitachi Zosen Corp, JFE Steel Corp, Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd, Toa Corp and Toyo Construction Co. Ltd. will […]

  • 9 November 2010
    Training & Education

    Speaking in Glasgow at RenewableUK 2010, the wind and marine energy trade body’s 32nd Annual Conference & Exhibition, the Scotland’s First… (onlinetes) [mappress] Source: onlinetes, November 09, 2010;

  • 28 February 2014

    DNV GL kicked off its 150th anniversary year with an event in Singapore for more than 500 customers, employees and stakeholders, together exploring insights and actions necessary to achieve its vision of ‘global impact for a safe and sustainable future’. Can the shipping industry cut fatality rates by 90 per cent? Why should business help […]

  • 4 October 2013
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    Danish Energy Agency released prior information notice concerning 450 MW offshore wind power turbines which are to be installed in nearshore areas. Bids will be submitted for six different areas which have been designated for this tender. The prospected nearshore sites are located in the North Sea off the West coast of Denmark (2 areas), […]

  • 4 September 2013

    InterMoor UK Operations, part of Acteon’s foundations and moorings business, has operated for more than six years without a lost time incident (LTI). InterMoor UK Operations includes Acteon companies InterMoor Ltd, InterMoor Marine Services Ltd and ChainCo. This is a significant achievement in safety when considering the businesses have conducted more than 2,000 projects during […]

  • 13 June 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    London Array has signed a two-year contract with Sima Charters and Windcat Workboats for a total of six new Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs). The move follows an assessment of how best to cope with the unique environmental conditions that exist within the world’s largest operational offshore wind farm, with water depths varying from intertidal to […]

  • 20 September 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has awarded CHC Group with a six-year contract for aviation services for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. Working with Uni-Fly as a sub-contractor, CHC will support the construction phase and the first five years of operations and maintenance of the wind farm.

  • 11 March 2015

    CWind has decided to invest in excess of fourteen million GBP in six new build, crew transfer vessels. The purpose built vessels will be a mix of vessels manufactured in both composite materials and also in aluminium delivering on CWind’s ambition to create a diverse logistics mix to meet the individual needs of our customers.The sizes of […]

  • 11 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    Six operators constructing and operating wind farms off the Suffolk, Norfolk and Essex coasts will come together to emphasise the industry’s importance on 19 November at OrbisEnergy in Lowestoft. Offshore Wind Works, one of a series of events around the UK in Offshore Wind Week, facilitated by EEEGR, will see the six major offshore wind […]

  • 29 June 2012
    Training & Education

    A record six postgraduate students at the University of Strathclyde have successfully been accepted into ScottishPower’s parent company scholarship programme, and will receive £1,200 per month over the next year to support their studies into low carbon engineering. The Iberdrola Foundation (Fundación IBERDROLA) supports students in a number of countries across the world whose studies […]

  • 15 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    France’s Minister of Ecology François de Rugy has signed the letters approving re-negotiated feed-in-tariffs for six offshore wind projects selected in the country’s first two tendering rounds.