Search results for: Sparrows

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  • 1 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Sparrows Group has achieved the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS) accreditation for its global offshore and onshore inspection activities. Sparrows has been accredited for the provision of thorough examination of lifting equipment under LOLER 98, inspection of work equipment under PUWER 98 and non-destructive testing. The award followed a three-day audit at its Aberdeen headquarters. […]

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Global equipment and engineering services provider Sparrows Group has acquired Danish wind energy specialist Alpha Offshore Service. 

  • 8 February 2017

    Sparrows Group, a provider of engineered products and services to the energy industry, has signed a contract to supply 103 cranes for installation at ScottishPower Renewables’ 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    Alpha Offshore Service’s revenue has increased by 46% in the past 12 months, according to its parent company Sparrows Group, which said that its position in the renewables market strengthened one year on from the acquisition of the Danish company. 

  • 17 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Baltimore County, located in the northern part of the U.S. state of Maryland, has applied for a USD 26 million federal grant to support infrastructure upgrades at the former Sparrows Point shipyard to accommodate assembly, fabrication and shipping for the offshore wind industry. The grant application to the U.S. Department of Transportation makes the case […]

  • 4 March 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Sparrows Group Cable and Pipe Lay Solutions (CPLS) division has delivered its largest renewables project through three contracts related to the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. The three contracts were awarded through Boskalis (formerly VBMS), DEME Offshore (formerly known as Tideway), and DeepOcean. The work scope saw Sparrows provide equipment and personnel to […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Kinetik Partners released three offshore wind supply chain analyses commissioned by the Maryland Energy Administration (MEA) and the Maryland Department of Business and Economic Development (DBED) in response to questions raised during the General Assembly’s legislative summer study. These reports assessed the sufficiency, competitiveness and opportunities for development of several of Maryland sectors critical for […]

  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Following Alpha Offshore’s recent announcement on achieving a 56% increase in blade inspection operations this year, the company said the rise was mostly due to it now doing business under the umbrella of Sparrows Group, along with offshore wind sector’s progress and Alpha Offshore’s experience and know-how that are increasingly in demand. This is according […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Maryland-based offshore wind developer US Wind, Inc. partnered with Tradepoint Atlantic (TPA), the firm overseeing the 3,100-acre redevelopment of the former Sparrows Point steel mill, to host offshore wind supply chain manufacturers at TPA’s Port of Baltimore facility on 2 November. Representatives from turbine, electrical cable and steel manufacturing, vessel construction and local marine support services […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Alpha Offshore Service has completed more than 4,000 offshore wind turbine blade inspections so far in 2018, a 56% increase compared to 2017, previously said to be the company’s most productive period.

  • 29 November 2012

    Trebling investment in low-carbon power provides the “stability and confidence” renewable energy developers are looking for from the Government, according to an industry leader. Sam Pick, of the Renewables Network, says details set out in the Energy Bill, which was published today, will also stimulate vital growth in the green supply chain. New policies, included […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    US Wind has received its final air emissions permit from the Maryland Department of the Environment to install a meteorological tower in the Maryland Wind Energy Area, with the company set to begin the installation process immediately.

  • 9 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Alpha Offshore Service is carrying out repair works on some 80 blades of the 44-metre Vestas V90 3MW turbines at the Offshore Windfarm Egmond aan Zee (OWEZ) in the Netherlands, after the company signed a contract with NoordzeeWind, a joint venture between Nuon (Vattenfall) and Shell.

  • 26 May 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind and US Wind have notified the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) on their acceptance of the conditions set out by the PSC earlier this month upon approving offshore wind renewable energy credits (ORECs) to two projects to be built off the state’s coast, according to The Baltimore Sun.

  • 10 May 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Baltimore City Council has voted 14 – 0 in favour of a resolution urging the Maryland Public Service Commission to approve one or both of the offshore wind farm proposals currently under consideration, the Clean Water Action reports

  • 24 July 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind has signed an agreement to develop Maryland’s first offshore wind energy staging center at Tradepoint Atlantic, a 3,300-acre global logistics center in Baltimore County, Maryland. The staging center will be used during the development of the Skipjack offshore wind farm located 19.5 miles off Maryland’s coast. “Together with Tradepoint Atlantic, we are […]

  • 19 January 2017

    US Wind, which plans to build a large-scale offshore wind farm off Ocean City, hosted a third meeting for offshore wind supply chain companies in Salisbury, Maryland on 9 January.

  • 30 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following the news that Deepwater Wind applied for building an offshore wind farm off Maryland’s coast and the start of a 6-month application evaluation period, US Wind, the company which was first to submit an application to develop an offshore wind project in the state, made a case for its Maryland offshore wind project. The developer […]

  • 21 March 2012

    A&P Tyne ship repair yard has made a good start to 2012 with a multi-million pound order book for the first quarter of the year. The Hebburn yard, which suffered a disappointing end to 2011 with the unexpected loss of an aircraft carrier contract, has bounced back and is now bustling with activity as work […]