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Nauti-Craft will début its latest prototype vessel 2Play at Seawork 2014 on berth V38. The vessel is a first-of-its-kind 8 meter catamaran. At its core is the Nauti-Craft marine suspension system combined with the unique Deck Attitude Control System (D.A.C.S), which actively adjusts and maintains the vertical attitude of the deck to facilitate crew access […]
Spain’s Esteyco has completed the extended tank testing campaign for its 5MW Telwind evolved spar floating turbine platform.
Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has entered into a long-term collaboration with North Sea Systems Limited (NSS), the specialist developer of cable monitoring and subsea systems, to bring CableFish touchdown monitoring tool for subsea cable installation to the market.
Vattenfall Gives Reasons for Choosing Siemens Gamesa 8MW Turbine Vattenfall has chosen the new 8MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbine for its Danish offshore wind farms because it “was simply the cheapest choice in the market measured by cost per generated megawatt-hour electricity,” Michael Simmelsgaard, Head of Offshore Wind and Country Manager for Vattenfall in Denmark, said. Spain: […]
Oleg Strashnov to Stay on Beatrice Until New Year Seaway Heavy Lifting’s (SHL) vessel Oleg Strashnov – which left the Beatrice site after installing the 24th jacket foundation in late September and returned to the job in November – has put the 25th jacket in place and thus officially resumed the works after more than […]
Seaway Heavy Lifting’s (SHL) vessel Oleg Strashnov – which left the Beatrice site after installing the 24th jacket foundation in late September and returned to the job in November – has put the 25th jacket in place and thus officially resumed the works after more than two months of suspension.
Energy Management Inc. has abandoned the development of the 468MW Cape Wind offshore wind farm and notified the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) that it terminated the development lease, Bloomberg reports.
From April to September 2017, Siemens Gamesa marked strong performance in its offshore business with an increase of 16% in revenues. This contrasts the company’s overall results for the period, as Siemens Gamesa reports a 12.3% fall in revenues.
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has affirmed its issuance of the existing lease to Wind Cape Associates for the Cape Wind Energy Project (CWEP) offshore Massachussets.
The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Cape Wind Energy Project offshore Massachusetts.
In the third quarter of fiscal year 2017 (from April to June 2017), Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy’s revenues were down 7% year-on-year. Revenue from the sale of wind turbines decreased by 9%, reflecting lower sales volumes of 1,950W (-25%), as a result of temporary market conditions in the onshore business, as well as normal business volatility in the offshore market, the company said.
Royal IHC It all starts with the planning and financing phase, we can provide structural and hydrodynamic analyses, marine operations engineering and equipment design. Our independent subsidiary, Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam, is highly experienced in this sector and has an extensive track record in the offshore oil and gas, and wind sectors. Foundation and installation During the installations phase, IHC can design, build and integrate any mission […]
On March 30, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) published a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS) for the Cape Wind offshore wind project.
JBA Consulting’s metocean planning and forecasting software, ForeCoast® Marine, has been employed during the first phase of offshore construction of the Rampion offshore wind farm, which ended earlier this month. Following an initial foundation construction campaign between January and March 2016, which was heavily affected by adverse weather early on, and a planned suspension of works due […]
A host of political events have had a negative impact on global wind power growth expectations through 2025, MAKE said in its Q4/2016 Global Wind Power Market Outlook Update. Anticipated cuts to wind power targets in China under the country’s upcoming Thirteenth Five-Year Plan headline the most impactful of recent decisions that reduce capacity over […]
Cape Wind Associates has dismissed its appeal against a decision by the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board to deny the company a two-year extension on permits for two subsea cables that would connect a 468MW offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound to the mainland, according to local media. Cape Wind has reportedly instructed its attorneys not to proceed […]
Commercial Rib Charter’s flagship 15-metre MCA Cat 1 cabin Rib, the CRC Galaxy, has been floated out at the Goodchild Marine’s boatyard on the river Waveney in Great Yarmouth. The CRC Galaxy is powered by twin diesel 440hp Volvos with Hamilton Jet drives and is capable of carrying 12 passengers plus 3 crew. The vessel’s navigation suite includes vessel monitoring […]
PFISTERER, an energy transmission and distribution specialist, has started the onshore work for equipping the DolWin gamma converter station. The 900MW DolWin gamma converter platform is currently being constructed as the third link within the DolWin wind farm cluster. PFISTERER is in charge of laying all high-voltage and medium-voltage cables, both within the platform and over the […]
Cape Wind Associates has filed a court appeal against the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board’s decision not to extend the company’s permit for two subsea cables that would connect a 468MW offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound to the mainland. The board decided not to extend the permit by May 2017 based on the developer’s inability to demonstrate that the project will enter construction phase by mid-2017, […]
The Rhode Island-based Blount Boats has recently delivered the Atlantic Pioneer, America’s first U.S. Flagged Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) for Atlantic Wind Transfers that will begin service for Deep Water Wind Block Island at the end of May. The 21 meter aluminum vessel, designed by South Boats IOW, is a twin hulled catamaran, dual certified to […]
Cape Wind Associates will not get a two-year extension on its permits for two underwater power lines in Nantucket Sound, the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board decided on Wednesday. The final decision follows the board’s recommendation that the permits should not be extended by May 2017, as earlier requested by Cape Wind Associates. The board justified the decision by […]
Cape Wind Associates might suffer another setback in their efforts to build a 468MW offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound, Massachusetts, after the state’s energy agency recommended that the company’s permit for two underwater power lines should not be extended for two additional years, according to The Boston Globe. The developer said that the decision reached by the […]
The commissioning of new wind farms with a total generating capacity of some 1GW, including Nordsee Ost and Gwynt y Môr, had a considerably positive impact on 2015 financial results of RWE’s Renewables Division. The unit posted an operating result of EUR 493 million, more than double the amount it marked the year before (EUR 186 million). On the other […]
The Supervisory Board of the German power utility RWE AG has appointed a management team for its new subsidiary which will pool the renewables, grids and retail activities in Germany and abroad. The management team consists of six members, and will be headed by Peter Terium, RWE’s current CEO, who will hold both positions with effect […]
RWE’s Renewables Division more than doubled its earnings in 2015 compared to a year earlier, but EUR 3 billion in write-downs and impairments have resulted in the German utility posting EUR 200 million net loss for the year. Based on unaudited pro-forma figures, RWE posted an operating result of EUR 3.8 billion, as well as EUR 1.1 […]
In 2000, the offshore wind industry was pioneering ways of installing 2MW turbines in water depths of just 15 meters, only a few miles off the coast. Today, 15 years later, a single turbine can produce a higher output than all the turbines combined in earlier wind farms, the blades are at least 4 times […]