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  • 28 June 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    All five Siemens 6MW wind turbines for the Hywind Scotland wind farm have been mounted on their respective floating foundations off Stord, Norway, Statoil reports.

  • 13 May 2015

    Skegness RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboat was called out yesterday morning when a yacht sent out a Mayday distress call off the Lincolnshire coast. The two-man crew of the yacht Dolphin of Rhu were on passage from Wells, on the Norfolk coast, to Grimsby when they began taking on water and suffered engine failure about […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch heavy transportation and lifting company ALE has lifted the second section of a telescopic tower of the first self-installing telescopic offshore wind turbine at the Arinaga port, Gran Canaria. The works are being carried out under the Horizon 2020 Elisa/Elican project, which will result in installing the structure with a 5MW wind turbine off Gran Canaria next year.

  • 4 June 2020

    Prysmian’s new cable-laying vessel Leonardo Da Vinci is undergoing final preparations ahead of being towed from Vard’s shipyard in Tulcea, Romania, to Norway for final outfitting. Following the finalization of the hull in Tulcea, Leonard Da Vinci will begin its journey from the Danube river through the Mediterranean and along the shores of Portugal, Spain and […]

  • 30 November 2011

    Energias de Portugal (EDP) and Principle Power, Inc. (Principle Power) announce the successful offshore deployment of a full-scale 2-megawatt (MW) WindFloat off the coast of Agucadoura, Portugal. This installation represents the beginning of a new sector in the offshore wind industry and is the result of continued hard work by all WindPlus JV partners including: […]

  • 19 December 2013

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has announced the commencement of offshore foundation installation activities. An offshore foundation installation vessel is on site off Garden Island, Australia, and the construction on the Perth Wave Energy Project has begun. Installation activities are now well underway. Vessel owner and operator Fugro Seacore (Australia) mobilised the vessel last week […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The 7 MW Fukushima Shimpuu demonstration floating offshore wind turbine in Japan is currently being dismantled. The work began in May with the removal of the power transmission cable. This was followed by the removal of mooring chain anchors, which took place from the end of May to 10 June, after which the turbine towing […]

  • 28 March 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Engineers of the GICON Group and the Technical University of Freiberg have conducted further tests on the motion behavior of Gicon’s Floating offshore foundation (GICON ® -SOF). The experiments were carried out in February at the Development Centre for Ship Technology and Transport Systems in Duisburg, which confirmed the stability of the SOF for various […]

  • 25 June 2013

    Earlier today, the Dutch Coast Guard has received a report that the maintenance vessel ”Offshore Phantom“, which was located 25 kilometers offshore Egmond aan Zee at the Amalia offshore wind farm at the time, is on fire. It was not clear whether the smoke was coming from the generator of from a real fire. A […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Environment, Jobs & Recruitment

    1,400 GW of offshore wind globally by 2050 is entirely achievable considering the resource potential, technology innovation, and government appetite to position offshore wind at the centre of the global energy transition, the Ocean Renewable Energy Action Coalition (OREAC) said. OREAC estimates that offshore wind could provide around 24 million years of employment, defined as […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Nordwest Assekuranzmakler GmbH & Co. KG (NW Assekuranz) has provided insurance for the 21MW Sprogø offshore wind farm in Denmark on behalf of the Copenhagen-based European Energy Group AS. 

  • 16 December 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    On December 12, Trillium Power Wind Corporation filed a “Fresh as Amended Statement of Claim” as ordered by the Court of Appeal. Read the document here: Fresh as Amended St. of Claim Dec. 12 13 Ontario Superior Court of Justice filing responds to an Ontario Court of Appeal ruling last month that allowed Trillium Power […]

  • 12 February 2016

    Following a successful inspection of Sea Worker on February 10, a team of divers from Smit Salvage yesterday started to mount the equipment to remove the diesel oil from the offshore installation vessel that ran aground and capsized off Denmark, according to A2SEA. The removal of the oil from Sea Worker was scheduled to start after the successful mounting of […]

  • 28 April 2011

      HvS Dredging Support BV, marine support company from Harlingen (The Netherlands) announces, in addition to their current Support Vessel “Zwerver I”, a new unique Multi Purpose DP-1 Support Vessel is built, which will be called “Zwerver III”. The vessel is especially designed for supporting Wind farm-/Renewable Energy-, Offshore installation- and dredging projects. HvS Dredging […]

  • 2 April 2013

    The hull is complete, the steelwork concluded, the building of the deckhouse has begun – in the dock of Sietas shipyard the first jack-up vessel for offshore wind farms developed and constructed in Germany is currently taking shape. Construction started in April 2012; the handover of the ship to the client, the renowned Dutch marine […]

  • 8 May 2014

    The developers of the Fécamp offshore wind farm have chosen to demonstrate and install Seatower’s patented Cranefree Gravity® foundation design. The Fécamp project, being jointly developed by EDF Energies Nouvelles, DONG Energy and wpd offshore, is located 13km off the coast of Normandy. The Fécamp demonstrator project is the final step in Seatower’s objective to […]

  • 14 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    A floating lidar metocean buoy will be towed out from Drogheda Port and deployed at the Oriel wind farm in the Outer Dundalk Bay, Ireland, a marine notice said. The duration of deployment is one day, and it will be carried out in the two-week period 11-25 October, subject to weather conditions. The surveys will […]

  • 30 May 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    On May 29, three foundations of the Global Tech I offshore wind farm were picked up by the pontoon “Louis” at the Nordseewerke facilities in Emden and are currently being towed to Bremerhaven. They belong to the first manufacturing lot of 40 foundations for which the ARGE Tripod Global Tech 1 (consortium of WeserWind WeserWind […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    A fully assembled floating wind turbine has left the Port of Dundee in Scotland to be installed on the Kincardine floating wind farm located around 15 kilometres south-east of Aberdeen.

  • 11 November 2012
    Authorities, Technology

    On 6 November 2012, Prof. Grossmann had the opportunity to present GICON innovations in the renewable energy sector to the German Federal Environment Minister Peter Altmaier and to Andres Lämmel, member of German parliament representing Dresden. Prof. Grossmann was thus also able to report that a biogas plant designed by GICON utilizing the GICON Biogas […]

  • 30 September 2013

    American Offshore Energy takes a page out of America’s Cup sailboat design technology to build a patented high-tech, low cost floating Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT). The aerodynamic section of this VAWT is built with a combination of sailboat mast and bicycle wheel technology. The tension and compression design principles allow for stiff, light weight […]

  • 2 June 2011

      The Easytrak Nexus has been successfully deployed on various subsea tracking surveys across the globe since its introduction in 2009 and is currently being used nearer to home during the geophysical survey of sections of North Sea, close to shore. The Geosurvey Department of Emu Ltd, a marine development, research and planning company based […]

  • 19 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Havyard’s newbuild, a Havyard 832 SOV design (Service Operation Vessel), arrived at the yard in Leirvik last week. This is the first of two vessels that will be built to provide service and maintenance for offshore wind power installations. Four newbuilds are now being fitted out at the yard. After a month on tow from Turkey, […]

  • 10 February 2015

    Seatower installed a crane-free gravity base foundation at the Fécamp site in the English Channel yesterday. MT Højgaard carried out the installation by towing the foundation to desired position and then letting seawater flow into the hollow foundation thus fixing it to the seabed by its own ballasted weight. “We are pleased that both the manufacturing schedule and […]

  • 14 April 2015

    GreenWAVE wave energy device, developed by Oceanlinx, is still in water approximately one kilometre off Carrickalinga Beach in the Encounter Marine Park, South Australia, Victor Harbor Times writes. A year ago, the structure got stranded in Yankalilla Bay after difficulties arose while it was being towed from Port Adelaide to Port MacDonnell, where it was to be situated as a […]

  • 24 December 2013
    R&D, Technology

    GICON is currently developing a load-bearing floating structure for offshore wind turbines, the GICON® SOF (Schwimmendes Offshore Fundament = German for ‘Floating Offshore Foundation’). A key development milestone was passed in February 2012 when wave and tow tests of a 1:25 scale model were conducted at the Hamburg Ship Model Basin (HSVA), confirming functionality, usability […]