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U.S. Berger Geosciences and Integral Consulting and France's Akrocean have established BIA Offshore Studies to deliver site characterization services for the U.S. offshore wind market. According to the parties, the global ambition of BIA Offshore is to support and accelerate U.S. offshore wind development by providing tailor-made services through a single structure. The partnership is […]
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received a clearance decision from the South Korean Fair Trade Commission for its acquisition of the marine and offshore businesses of TTS Group ASA.
Ampyx Power has partnered with DSM to develop a tether for its Airborne Wind Energy System (AWES) that is sized to generate a capacity of up to 2MW.
The Belgium-based Sarens Group has established a venture in Taiwan to take part in the local offshore wind market.
The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has issued a Call for Information and Nominations to identify companies interested in commercial wind energy leases within three proposed areas off central and northern California on Friday.
Triodos Bank has entered the Belgian offshore wind market with a financial loan for the Northwester 2 project.
US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has adopted a procedure designed to prevent impacts to commercial fishing gear from offshore wind energy activities.
Scottish government has published a draft Climate Change Bill that will immediately set a target of a 90% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 and guide to the government's aim of making Scotland one of the first countries to achieve a 100% reduction (net-zero) as soon as possible.
German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has announced that the company's Chief Executive Officer Jürgen Geißinger is stepping down with the Board's agreement.
Chief Executive Officer of Harland and Wolff Group PLC and Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Limited, Robert J Cooper, retired from the position on 30 April.
Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy company Partrac has launched its US subsidiary Partrac GeoMarine Inc.
Aberdeen-based Balmoral Offshore Engineering has acquired Norwegian manufacturer, Seaproof Solutions, to accelerate its expansion into the offshore renewables market and strengthen the UK’s position as a major content provider for the offshore wind sector in particular.
German wind turbine component manufacturer Fassmer has established a new subsidiary - Fassmer Industrial Service - covering inspections, servicing and repairs on rotor blades, covering parts as nacelles and hubs, as well as corrosion protection on steel structures.
Japan's New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organisation (NEDO) has announced two tenders to be launched in early February, aiming to support the development of both floating and fixed-bottom offshore wind projects in the country.
Lars Blicher, CEO and Director at Swire Blue Ocean, resigned from the position on 16 November.
The charter of A2SEA's M/V Torben ended on 15 August without the company's crew being able to complete the installation of two foundations and two Siemens 4MW turbines at the Formosa 1 pilot project in Taiwan. The installation of the two foundations and the two turbines was initially scheduled to start in June 2016. The A2SEA project […]
CWind's Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Chris Randle has decided to leave the company in pursuit of ''new opportunities and challenges.'' Ian Douglas, Chairman of the Board of CWind said: “Chris has played an influential role in the development of the business since he joined in April 2014, leading significant improvement initiatives and building the service […]
Dr Ian Mays, RES Group's CEO since its beginnings in 1981, will retire at the end of October to be succeeded by Ivor Catto, former CEO of Hyder Consulting. Catto will join RES in May as deputy CEO and will be based at RES’ headquarters in Kings Langley. He will assume the role of CEO on 1 […]
Commerce and Employment’s (C&E) Renewable Energy Team (RET) and Guernsey Electricity Limited (GEL) have appointed Xodus Group Limited and Exeter University to undertake a number of workstreams to investigate the feasibility work that they are jointly undertaking to research an offshore wind project in Guernsey's local waters. The workstreams include analysing imported electricity prices, understanding the best […]
This morning, RWE informed that the first steel for the topside of Galloper's offshore substation is being cut in Hartlepool, marking the official kick-off of the construction phase. RWE announced the construction start when the final investment decision was made at the end of the last month. The 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm, which will […]
European Wind Energy Association Chief Executive Officer Thomas Becker is stepping down as the head of the association for personal reasons after two years of service. Following his appointment in December 2012, Mr. Becker outlined his vision for an industry group that placed renewed emphasis on how the wind energy sector could contribute to jobs, […]
For health reasons, Luc Oursel considers that he is no longer able to maintain his responsibilities as Chief Executive Officer of AREVA. He has recently notified the French Government. He will remain available in order to ensure the best possible transition. “Under these very difficult personal circumstances, and despite my very strong commitment to AREVA, […]
Lamprell, a provider of fabrication, engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, announces that Joanne Curin, Chief Financial Officer, has decided to stand down from the Board of Lamprell plc and as Chief Financial Officer. Curin has guided the business through a key period and will […]
At the WindEnergy event held last week in Hamburg, Offshore WIND spoke to Markus Rieck, General Manager of ALSTOM Renewable Germany GmbH. The company proves its position as one of the biggest renewable energy players with its latest technology development and expansion of its offshore wind work on an intercontinental level. A week ago, Alstom’s […]
JDR has announced that after three years leading the company through a significant investment programme, Andrew Norman will be stepping down as Chief Executive Officer, and as a Director of the Board. Until a permanent replacement is appointed, Pat Herbert, JDR’s Executive Chairman, will assume interim Chief Executive responsibilities. A recruitment process to find an external […]
Blackbird International Corporation is in the final stages of the acquisition of SDE Ltd. It had previously released news that it had exchanged a Letter of Intent with SDE Ltd for purposes of a merger. Blackbird shall acquire 100% of the shares of the target company in exchange for restricted stock. "We are delighted to announce that […]