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  • 24 August 2011
    R&D, Training & Education

      U.S. officials recently announced that they are conducting a study on regulating worker safety in the offshore renewable energy industry – an important move that could protect the lives of thousands of offshore employees on the Gulf Coast, Texas maritime attorneys Kurt Arnold and Jason Itkin of Arnold & Itkin LLP said today. The […]

  • 23 December 2011
    Business & Finance

    International renewable energy consultancy and products group Natural Power has announced new positions within its management team including Ted Leeming as Managing Director and Steve Pears as Commercial Director. Current non-executive Board member Ted Leeming was one of the co-founders of Natural Power in the mid 1990’s and now takes on the role of MD […]

  • 23 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced that it will be part of a AUD 1.3 million (EUR 0.91 million) national study undertaken by Australia’s premier science agency, the CSIRO, to develop a wave energy atlas and improve the assessment of wave energy extraction on the marine environment. The Australian Government’s independent funding agency […]

  • 25 May 2012

    Vestas, Danish wind energy giant, has been given a green light for their wind turbine plant in Kent, according to BBC. The application for over 70 hectares of land at Sheerness Dock has been approved by Swale Borough Council on Thursday and now needs government approval. Vestas claims that the new plant which will produce […]

  • 7 May 2014

    Dalby Offshore Services Ltd. has taken delivery of its latest offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘Dalby Wharfe’. The vessel is the first of a two boat order that includes the ‘Dalby Swale’ to be delivered to Dalby Offshore Services Ltd. at the forthcoming Seawork exhibition at Southampton on Tuesday 10th June. The Alicat Workboats built the 21m […]

  • 15 September 2015

    QED Naval have teamed up with Offler Marine Services Group (OMSG) to provide offshore expertise with the selection of installation and recovery methods, to help de-risk and reduce cost exposure of the Subhub project and its payload of tidal turbines. QED Naval received a real boost to their plans to reduce the costs of deployment […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Goltens Worldwide Management Corp. (GWMC) has appointed Roy Strand as Chief Operating Officer. Strand has previously served as the Vice President of Operations in the Americas and Europe, and will continue to serve as the Advisory Board Chairman within the Goltens Worldwide group of companies. Prior to joining Goltens, Strand held various managerial and global executive […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Oilfield service company Petrofac passed a decision on appointing director of Offshore Projects & Operations (OPO) business by naming Jonathan Duffy to the office, reNews informs. “Jonathan joins us at an exciting time as we are working on our first offshore wind maintenance contract in Germany. We look forward to working with him to further […]

  • 8 February 2011

    At a morning press conference in Norfolk, United States Secretary of Energy Steven Chu and United States Secretary of the Interior Ken… (thestatecolumn) [mappress] Source: thestatecolumn, February 08, 2011

  • 15 February 2012

    Considering the development and expansion requirements of its onshore and offshore wind farms, the energy company Vattenfall is seeking to hire around 170 engineers, lawyers, merchants and developers, by the end of this year. The positions are available in Germany (Hamburg), the UK (London) and Denmark (Esbjerg). Vattenfall is one of the largest producers of […]

  • 9 December 2014

    Vattenfall has assisted local fishermen Andy Riches and Matt and Steve Barnes to harvest Whitstable Native oysters for an oyster survey. Kentish Flats Extension Project Construction Manager, Peder Christensen also took part in the operation. “It is important to Vattenfall that the fishermen are happy with the survey. When we build our wind farms we […]

  • 13 February 2019
    R&D, Technology

    Ørsted has developed a novel digital solution for designing the cable layout of offshore wind farms said to result in cost reductions. The OptiArray tool, developed using the FICO Xpress Optimizer, is dedicated for designing the cable layout connecting the turbines to the substations. The company added that the tool has helped in achieving savings while reducing the overall design time. […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (Ming Yang) has formed a special committee to evaluate the proposal from its Chairman and CEO, Chuanwei Zhang, to acquire all of the company’s outstanding shares not already beneficially owned by him. The Special Committee is composed of independent directors, Dabing Zhou and Steve […]

  • 9 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    Gamesa Technology Corp. praised steps announced yesterday by Energy Secretary Steven Chu and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar to speed … (marinelog) [mappress] Source: marinelog, February 09, 2011

  • 8 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Financing and restructuring expert replaces co-leadership of Stefan Heczko and Klaus Pötter. Dieter Dehlke was named sole Managing Director of PowerWind GmbH with effect from 4th May 2012. The financing and restructuring expert has taken over the responsibilities of previous Managing Directors Stefan Heczko and Dr. Klaus Pötter who left the company. 47-year-old Dehlke has more […]

  • 30 November 2011

    trûon Rechtsanwälte has advised Vattenfall in the acquisition of project rights for the offshore wind farm Sandbank 24 from Sandbank Power GmbH & Co. KG. The planned offshore-wind farm Sandbank 24 is located in the German Exclusive Economic Area in the North Sea approximately 90 km west of Sylt. In its initial phase, the project […]

  • 29 July 2010

    The county Legislature on Tuesday OK’d creation of an ad hoc committee to look into questions about the benefits and costs to Niagara County of offshore windpower generation.

  • 13 June 2011

    Scientists from Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory will test an offshore wind power project — but not here in California.   by Steven E.F. Brown (bizjournals) [mappress] Source: bizjournals, June 13, 2011;

  • 13 June 2012

    Nexans, a worldwide leading expert in the cable industry, has started the construction of its first high voltage power cable manufacturing plant in North America. Guests at the official ground-breaking ceremony held today at the site in Berkeley County, located in Charleston, South Carolina included the Honorable Nikki Haley, Governor of South Carolina, Fréderic Michelland, […]

  • 7 March 2013

    The construction of Anholt Offshore Wind Farm has a ripple effect among the suppliers – and not least the local suppliers. Already before the Anholt project was launched in Grenaa in 2010, activists in the local area decided – supported by visionary local business development politics – to establish a network organisation of the local […]

  • 10 February 2011

    Fresh on the heels of Barack Obama’s call for clean energy development in his latest State of the Union address, Secretary of Energy Steven… By John Romano (examiner) [mappress] Source: examiner, February 10, 2011

  • 16 September 2012

    South Carolina’s officials, researchers and environmentalists held a discussion with reporters on Thursday focusing on conclusions of NWF’s report, according to the Associated Press. Steve Moore from the South Carolina Wildlife Federation explained that the state has the ability to make great economic gains from its offshore wind resources, though it seems that the other […]

  • 13 February 2012

    From the first Alicat appearing at Seaworks 2010, Alicat Workboats have gone from strength to strength with boat number 9 nearing completion and boat 14 going into production. The state of the art luxury crew transfer vessel produced by Alicat Workboats are now working around the UK Coast and are well received by contractors, the […]

  • 29 January 2012

    The project billed as the nation’s first offshore wind farm won’t be spinning its turbines until at least 2015, grid officials say.   By Steven Johnson (ect) [mappress] Source: ect, January 30, 2012

  • 27 May 2010

    U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has accepted an invitation from Sen. Susan Collins to visit the University of Maine to learn more about its… [mappress] Source: pressherald, May 26, 2010;

  • 24 August 2015

    Windcat Workboats MD, Neil Clarkson, has formally handed over Windcat 38 to its new client – SSE’s Head of Offshore Wind Generation, Steve Rose. SSE chartered the vessel to work on Great Gabbard OWF. The presentation of the newly built 19m vessel took place at Windcat’s new marine engineering facility in Lowestoft, UK. Steve Rose […]