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  • 19 June 2019

    The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy announced plans to potentially open two areas for offshore wind development with a combined capacity of up to 3.5GW. The Ministry will send a proposal to open a hearing on the Utsira North area off the coast of Rogaland before summer. In addition, input will be requested for the […]

  • 2 July 2019

    The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy is today submitting proposals to potentially open two areas for offshore wind development, and is seeking input on whether to open a third area. The two areas that the ministry plans to open for offshore wind development are Utsira Nord and Sandskallen-Sørøya Nord. Utsira Nord lies west of Utsira […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Global Center of Expertise (GCE) NODE has called on the Norwegian government to establish a national strategy with the right incentives to help kickstart the local offshore wind industry. According to Anne-Grete Ellingsen, CEO of GCE NODE, Norway needs to launch an industrial policy as other nations have comprehensive strategies to develop their business sector within […]

  • 4 May 2020

    Several Norwegian ocean stakeholders have asked their country’s government to start the announcement of two full-scale floating offshore wind farms with the aim of granting licenses during 2020. In a letter sent to leading Norwegian politicians, the stakeholders said that the government should clarify licensing and framework conditions for two floating wind projects with a […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Red7Marine Offshore, air diving provider based in Great Yarmouth and Aberdeen, will add saturation diving to its wide range of offshore and subsea services to the oil & gas and renewables markets with diving support vessel Red7Alliance. Capable of working worldwide, the vessel will operate from the company’s Great Yarmouth marine base where it is […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    APEM has released a study suggesting that four times fewer Northern gannets collide with offshore wind turbines than previously thought.

  • 9 February 2015

    Borssele I and II The Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs presented a road map to the parliament in September 2014 aimed at increasing the offshore wind capacity to 4,500MW. This new approach is presented in the Offshore Wind Energy Law which was sent to the parliament on 17 October and is expected to become law […]

  • 1 September 2010

    The Joint Venture Nordsee Nassbagger- und Tiefbau Gmbh – GeoSea NV, both of them members of the Belgian dredging, marine engineering and environmental Group DEME, has been awarded two different contracts for prepiling and installation works to construct both the EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm, 32 km north of the island of Rügen, and the Trianel West Borkum II wind farm, 45 km north of the East Frisian Island Borkum in German waters.

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Long-standing SMD customer DeepOcean have now received delivery of their 1000hp QTrencher (QT) 1000 and successfully completed a number of projects. The recently upgraded T-3200 heavy duty trenching tractor is set to sit alongside the industry‐leading free flying, jet trenching ROV on DeepOcean’s Havila Phoenix vessel. Paul Davison, SMD’s Deputy MD commented: “We are particularly […]

  • 11 November 2016

    Since the last time we looked at the status of Germany’s offshore wind industry only two years ago in July 2014, the number of operational offshore wind turbines has jumped from just 141 capable of producing 616MW to 835 grid connected turbines capable of 3,552MW in July 2016 and another 54 installed turbines not yet […]

  • 23 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Amsterdam Ijmuiden Offshore Ports AYOP, East of England Energy Group (EEEGR), North Sea Energy Gateway Den Helder NSEG and Team Humber Marine Alliance have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for cooperation during the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) in Amsterdam.

  • 6 December 2011

    Seajacks will be main sponsor of the Southern North Sea Conference 2012. The event will be held at the University of East Anglia’s John Innes Centre in Norwich (UK) on March 1st. The conference will focus on the main assets of the Southern North Sea; offshore wind and gas – with a running theme of […]

  • 23 April 2015

    When NAM/Shell UK decided to invest in a ‘Walk-to-Work’ (WTW) offshore vessel for use with unmanned gas platforms, they requested Royal Niestern Sander (RNS) to make the preliminary design. The challenge was to design and build a stable platform for the transfer of personnel and equipment, to efficiently support the gas production platforms in the […]

  • 6 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    As part of its continuing strategy to focus on growing business sectors in the UK, GAC (Gulf Agency Company) has opened a new quayside office in Great Yarmouth to meet the needs of the renewable energy sector in the Southern North Sea for integrated shipping and logistics services. Adrian Henry, GAC UK’s Offshore Manager, says […]

  • 21 June 2017

    Standardised working practices, regulations and shared resources for the UK and Netherlands would bring much needed savings and operational excellence in the “small basin” of the Southern North Sea, industry experts were told.

  • 5 February 2014

    DONG Energy’s Peter Sutton has joined the line-up of international speakers at the SNS2014 Conference and Exhibition in Norwich next month. He became Head of UK Operations-East for the global energy giant last autumn, shortly before Dong announced it was taking over a project for the Racebank windfarm 17 miles off the Norfolk coast. Regional […]

  • 2 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Several offshore wind farm projects planned in the Southern North Sea open up a sea of opportunities for UK suppliers who can demonstrate their value proposition and long-term commitment to the industry, Bruce Valpy of BVG Associates said today during the SNS2016 conference held in Norwich. Companies such as DONG, RWE, ScottishPower Renewables and Statkraft are […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Rotech Subsea Ltd. has secured contracts with Boskalis Subsea Cables & Flexibles for work on an undisclosed offshore wind farm in the North Sea. Rotech will use its TRS1 and TRS1 LD tools for cable de-burial and reburial scopes on an offshore wind project in the southern sector of the North Sea. The campaigns are set to […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Peterson UK Limited has signed a long-term agreement with Associated British Ports (ABP) to establish a new operational and logistics base in the Port of Lowestoft, the UK. The new agreement will see Peterson operate a range of warehouse, cargo and logistic services from the port, including fuel bunkering to support the renewable energy and oil & […]

  • 17 September 2012

    A programme, created to cultivate and promote the energy sector across the eastern region, is building momentum towards its ultimate goal of attracting £31 billion of investment to the region over the next 8 years following a string of financial successes across regionally based energy businesses. The East of England Energy Zone was launched back […]

  • 3 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    OrbisEnergy launched a GBP 6 million worth SCORE fund today at the SNS2016, the Southern North Sea offshore energy conference at the Royal Norfolk Showground. The funding, made available from the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) is set to help eligible SMEs develop new ideas, technologies and innovative solutions for East Anglia’s offshore renewable energy industry, […]

  • 26 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The East of England Energy Zone (EEEZ) is gearing up for the opening of bids in the second Contracts for Difference (CfD) round in October by stepping up its on-going dialogue with potential supply chain investors in the industry to commit to setting up in the area. The East of England now looks certain to […]

  • 11 October 2013

    German island in the North Sea, Heligoland, is changing its focus from tourism to offshore wind, writes E Turbo News portal. Namely, Heligoland’s main economic pillar used to be tourism, but due to the offshore wind development in the North Sea the local hotel rooms are being rented to technicians. The offshore wind farms NordseeOst […]

  • 23 August 2012

    Leo Hambro from Tidal Transit announced that the developers of the 140-turbine Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm off the Suffolk coast, the SSE and RWE npower renewables partnership, has extended the contract for the company’s crew transfer vessel Ginny Louise. The Ginny Louise and its sister vessel Eden Rose, are state-of-the-art, high specification and purpose-designed […]

  • 27 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    OSBIT Power has taken residency in the OrbisEnergy centre in Lowestoft and joined the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR). The company is keen to further its investment in the southern North Sea offshore market and to develop new connections in the area. This expansion builds on a highly successful period for OSBIT Power, with […]

  • 29 February 2016

    Tidal Transit’s WaveCraft Surface Effect Ship (SES) Umoe Firmus was handed over to Statkraft today in Wells-next-the-Sea. Statkraft, which is in charge of the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm, chartered the vessel, built at the Umoe Mandal shipyard, to support its O&M operations at the wind farm. The 317MW wind farm is located from 9-17 miles off the coast of […]