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  • 20 August 2019
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Non-intrusive magnetometer surveys and a side-scan sonar (SSS) survey have been carried out at the Tra Vinh offshore wind farm in Vietnam. The survey area, located within the Duyên Hải district, comprised a 300m corridor, 4km long, with the main transmission line at its center, for a total surface of 1.2km2. The region is said to be contaminated […]

  • 28 February 2012

    Voith has received the first Voith Linear Jet order with Turbine Transfers UK for a 19 meter BMT Nigel Gee designed Wind Support Vessel. The Voith Linear Jet will provide for this application a substantial higher bollard pull without a requirement for increased installed power. This higher bollard pull will allow Turbine Transfers the safe […]

  • 21 October 2014
    Technology

    Foundation designer Seatower, that was awarded a contract delivering the world’s first CraneFree hybrid gravity base foundation earlier this year, confirmed the foundation will be loaded out from French port of Le Havre later this week. The installation of the single 1800 tonne, mainly concrete structure at EDF Energies Nouvelles’ Fécamp project off Normandy will […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Vessels

    Marine operations company Green Marine Energy Support Services, based in Stromness, Orkney (Orkney Islands), recently took delivery of a Damen Multi Cat 2712 workboat for its offshore wave and tidal activities. The vessel’s first job was laying the moorings for and towing Green Marine’s heavy-lifting barge and the removal of the HS1000 tidal turbine for […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    ABPmer has expanded its metocean team with three new appointments as part of its aim to broaden the scope of metocean consultancy services.

  • 17 January 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The ECN part of TNO, KNMI (the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute), and Whiffle, a Delft University of Technology spin-off, are releasing the new Dutch Offshore Wind Atlas on Thursday, 17 January. The Dutch Offshore Wind Atlas (DOWA) is said to include an unprecedented level of detail where the wind is mapped up-to 600m in height and […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Ports & Logistics, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Today the crane vessel Rambiz, towed by the Multratug 4, arrived at the Dutch port of IJmuiden. Here it will pick up the OHVS for installation at the Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind farm, some 23 kilometres off the coast. Installation will take place in the next few days depending on suitable weather windows. The OHVS […]

  • 31 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Following the award of a contract for the Hywind Tampen project, Kvaerner has joined forces with DOF Subsea to deliver marine operations for the floating wind farm in Norway. Kvaerner’s contract for the Hywind Tampen project is worth about NOK 1.5 billion (approx. EUR 146 million). In addition to engineering, procurement, and construction of the […]

  • 31 May 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Fukushima Hamakaze construction, built for the 14MW Fukushima Forward floating wind farm demonstration project, was completed after a 5MW Hitachi downwind turbine was mounted on an advanced spar floater in the port of Sumoto, Japan. The construction is expected to be towed to the demo site off Fukushima in July. The 51-metre wide floater started its journey from […]

  • 21 December 2016
    R&D

    The construction of a new maritime research centre in the industrial area of the Port of Oostende will start early next year. The centre will house a wave pool and a towing tank for research into the impact of waves, tides and wind on ships and objects at sea. The wave pool is a 30 x 30-meter […]

  • 23 April 2012

    In the latest of a series of onsite tests at EMEC Stromness based Scotrenewables Tidal Power Limited has successfully generated and exported power into the UK national grid for the first time. On the 18th of April the SR250 full-scale prototype was towed to EMEC Fall of Warness tidal test site and connected to it’s […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    A consortium comprising ENGIE, EDP Renewables, Caisse des Dépôts and Eiffage has selected Shoreline to provide a simulation solution for the Les Éoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) floating wind farm pilot project in France.

  • 2 December 2011

    Capitalizing on its experience and leadership in offshore oil and gas marine services, BOURBON continues to extend its range of services and strengthen its positions in the offshore wind industry. BOURBON has just installed an innovative offshore wind structure in the Atlantic. In perfect conditions off the coast of Portugal at Aguçadoura, BOURBON has installed […]

  • 10 August 2015
    Technology

    Blade Dynamics is shipping the “D78” advanced assembly blade from its NASA-based facility to be structurally tested at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s blade testing facility at Blyth, UK. This is the only modular offshore blade in the world, the developer pointed out. There are multiple new technologies in the blade including a lightweight […]

  • 16 April 2012
    Training & Education

    Cortland Company, the global designer and manufacturer of engineered synthetic ropes, heavy lift slings, electro-optical-mechanical cables, and umbilicals is working with Dutch Heavy Lift Consultancy on DONG Energy Anholt Offshore Wind Farm project to deliver custom Plasma® HMPE for towing monopiles. Anholt Offshore Wind Farm will be Denmark’s largest offshore wind farm with 111 wind […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    During October 2014 Inch Cape offshore wind farm accomplished another very important milestone in its development: an offshore met mast has been installed to gather accurate wind resource, wind direction and wind velocity data. The mast has a gravity base foundation mainly made out of concrete. This innovative foundation type reduces the noise generated by […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    The self-installing Elican wind turbine prototype is undergoing final tests in the Spanish port of Arinaga in Gran Canaria prior to being towed to the installation site which is scheduled for the end of May, Esteyco, the developer of the project, said.

  • 8 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    The New York-based Reinauer Group of Companies has formed Windserve Marine LLC, a new member company established to provide support services to the US offshore wind industry.

  • 8 July 2019
    Vessels

    Wind farm support vessel (WFSV) Windcat 3 has assisted in the rescue of a casualty vessel nearby the Gwynt y Môr wind farm offshore Rhyl, the UK. Windcat 3 responded to an all ships broadcast call in the morning of 7 July when the starter motor of a speedboat preparing to return from fishing seized. Four stranded […]

  • 2 January 2013

    As has been previously announced, French power utility EDF EN and French maritime defense specialist DCNS, are deploying the current generation CETO 4 unit on La Réunion Island in the Indian Ocean. The Réunion Island Project is funded by EDF EN and both the French and La Réunion Governments. The manufacture and installation of the […]

  • 20 June 2017

    The Offshore WIND Conference 2017 programme has been announced in further detail. As well as the very first speakers from Siemens, Falck, TNO, and the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment.

  • 14 June 2019

    iXblue has begun conducting the geophysical survey at the site of the Groix & Belle-Île pilot offshore wind project in France. Under a contract secured with EOLFI, iXblue’s crew of hydrographic surveyors and geophysicist engineers is carrying out the survey onboard the company’s hydrographic research vessel FeliX. According to the company, the survey began this week […]

  • 16 March 2020
    Technology

    The Carbon Trust has revealed the eight winners of its technology acceleration competition, part of the Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (JIP). Funded by the Scottish government, the competition was designed to address four key industry challenge areas that need to be overcome to commercialize floating wind, including monitoring and inspection, mooring systems, heavy lift maintenance and […]

  • 19 June 2012

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (“OPT” or the “Company”), a leading wave energy technology company, announced the successful completion of extensive factory acceptance testing of the first of its next generation power take-off (“PTO”) units for the Company’s utility-scale PowerBuoy®, the PB150. The PTO has now been shipped from OPT’s facility in Pennington, New Jersey to […]

  • 21 May 2014

    On Tuesday 20 May 2014, fire broke out in the engine room on the crew vessel Sea Gale. Sea Gale is deployed at the Meerwind Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea. Firefighters extinguished the fire and Sea Gale is now being towed to Hvide Sande Shipyard. No people or environment were injured and an […]

  • 18 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Scotland’s First Minister Nicola Sturgeon will inaugurate the world’s first floating wind farm, Statoil’s Hywind Scotland Pilot Project, today (18 October).