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  • 16 September 2016

    Cost-cutting. A combination of words warmly greeted in the offshore wind industry and for that matter also the outcome of marine service provider Houlder’s pile upending tool recently delivered for work on the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm development, off the Sussex coast in the English Channel. Construction of the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm has commenced and the first offshore foundation […]

  • 19 June 2015

    Wagenborg has transported a so-called Pile Gripper Tool from Middelburg to Esbjerg where it was fitted on a wind turbine installation ship, Pacific Orca. The manufacture and transportation of the Pile Gripper Tool, including a hydraulic HSD-frame, took around three months. After driving the Pile Gripper out of the construction hall, Wagenborg placed the Pile Gripper upon prepositioned construction […]

  • 7 December 2016

    CAPE Holland extracted a wind turbine foundation monopile at the Maasvlakte area in Rotterdam last week, as part of a demonstration project for its CAPE Vibro Lifting Tool (VLT). The 4m diameter pile was installed in May 2016 for the purpose of demonstration, which resulted in loosening and extracting the pile completely in 12 minutes. Although a single CV-320 […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Technology

    Overspeed presented Wind & Economy, a new software for optimizing offshore wind farms, at this year’s Hannover Messe. The software is designed to reduce electricity production costs and to increase the effectiveness of the planning teams. In addition, the cost and energy output uncertainty is calculated for each wind farm variant in order to reduce the risks to later […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Technology

    International project services consultancy, Cambla, has launched an upgraded version of its Schedule Animation Tool (S.A.T). Initially released for the oil and gas industry last year, the tool has been further developed to support the planning of renewable marine operations.  Cambla says that its S.A.T provides an accurate visual representation of vessel locations and planned activities, […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Shoreline will be launching a new user interface for the cloud based installation, completion, commissioning, trial and O&M simulation tools during WindEnergy held in Hamburg this week. The new user interface has been developed based on input and suggestions from a wide variety of existing SIMSTALL and MAINTSYS subscribers representing all stakeholders from developers to OEMs, […]

  • 5 March 2015
    Technology

    NORCOWE partners held the workshop on “Development of wind-farm power-prediction tools” on Tuesday. Idar Barstad and Henning Heiberg-Andersen described power-prediction methodology in the case of a mesoscale numerical weather model, while Alla Sapronova spoke about the case of artificial neural networks. Each presentation was followed by questions from the attendees, followed by a discussion of […]

  • 25 May 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Mech-Tool Engineering, a Teesside based product manufacturer and supplier of fire, blast and radiant heat protection systems has delivered a contract for Statoil’s GBP 1.5 billion Dudgeon offshore wind farm project.

  • 7 November 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The Triton Knoll team, which won the UK’s Contract for Difference (CfD) for its 855MW offshore wind farm in September, plans to continue using Shoreline’s installation and O&M simulation tools as the project moves forward and into construction.

  • 15 January 2013

    IHC Handling Systems, part of IHC Merwede, has delivered a pile guiding tool for the installation of 80 wind turbine foundations at sea. This innovative tool was designed and constructed by IHC Handling Systems, and then installed on board Seajacks’ new jack-up vessel, ZARATAN, in autumn 2012. The company was awarded the contract on the […]

  • 22 April 2015
    Business & Finance

    International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has launched a comprehensive platform to facilitate the effective development of renewable energy projects worldwide. The Project Navigator tool provides project developers with the knowledge, tools, case studies and best practices needed to support the successful completion of their projects. “This new tool makes it easier for project developers to […]

  • 20 April 2016
    Technology

    A Dutch subsea engineering company, Seatools, has launched a pile cleaning and dredging tool. The Pile Dredge Tool (PDT) is capable of removing soil plugs and cleaning pre-piled jackets, such as those used in the offshore wind industry. The system can also be used for other pile excavation operations as well, such as for the preparation of […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    ABPmer has been contracted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to create a Geographical Information Systems (GIS) tool that generates data to map the distribution of man-made continuous underwater noise in the south marine plan areas. The outputs of the tool will improve the MMO’s understanding of underwater noise. They may also inform marine planning […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Technology

    Vattenfall has developed a new mathematical tool said to enable the optimization of power generation and costs in the design phase of offshore wind projects. Developed in close cooperation of Vattenfall’s Lead Engineer Martina Fischetti and Danish Technical University, the tool is said to change both the project design and the process which was previously cumbersome […]

  • 27 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    DNV GL yesterday released WaveFarmer and TidalFarmer; the world’s first marine energy planning tools to be made commercially available. A major barrier to the growth of the marine energy industry is the risk associated with projects and the accompanying uncertainty of return on investment. Engineers face a large number of unknowns at the start of […]

  • 24 February 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    The U.S. Department of Energy and Sandia National Laboratories have publicly released SNL-SWAN v1.0 (Sandia National Laboratories – Simulating WAves Nearshore). This tool is a result of a multi-year research study to accurately simulate altered wave propagation due to the operation of WEC arrays. SNL-SWAN is an open source code for wave energy converter (WEC) array […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Technology

    ABPmer has expanded its metocean information service SeaStates with Global Data Explorer, which provides access to the world’s wind and wave climate, as well as metocean analyses and statistics.

  • 11 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust-led Offshore Renewables Joint Industry Project (ORJIP) is working on creating a GIS/maps tool for Marine Scotland’s website, aiming to help reduce consenting risks in relation to offshore wind farms’ effect on seabirds.

  • 9 August 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    HYTORC, one of the world’s leading suppliers of hydraulic and pneumatic bolting, will present its extensive product portfolio for production, installation and maintenance of wind turbine generators (WTGs) at the Husum Wind Energy at 3C09 stand, from 18 to 22 September 2012. HYTORC has been supporting the wind power industry for many years through robust […]

  • 30 October 2012

    The Conbit team delivered major tools to the new jack up vessel of Seajacks. Conbit supplied monopile handling tools for the Meerwind installation campaign, which the British wind farm installation specialist will execute with the new vessel “Zaratan”. Seajacks awarded Conbit to supply seafastening and deck transport equipment for monopiles. Conbit proposed a saddle construction […]

  • 24 January 2013

    MMI Engineering has released version 2.0 of its offshore wind farm analysis software WEP-View (Wind Energy Potential – View). This software has been developed as a response to an industry demand for a tool to assess the electricity and revenue generation potential in an offshore wind farm. WEP-View helps developers optimize the layout of a […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Technology

    Makai Ocean Engineering, Inc. is enhancing the submarine cable lay software, MakaiLay, and its desktop simulation sister product, MakaiPlan Pro. Specifically, three key features are being integrated into the Power Cable modules for each of these products that are built specifically for power cable installers: 1. Cable Top Angle. MakaiLay now has the option to use […]

  • 7 November 2010
    Technology

    Power Team® introduces Predator Series – its newest line of high performance hydraulic pumps and tools serving the global bolting industry. This family of high performance hydraulic products raises performance and reliability to a new level. A new generation torque wrench features more efficient and faster operation in an envelope size that is 2/3rds the […]

  • 27 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    WaveFarmer and TidalFarmer, DNV GL’s array planning tools were launched yesterday at the RenewableUK Wave and Tidal Conference in Belfast. These are the world’s first marine energy planning tools to be made commercially available, which allow users to model wave and tidal energy converters when operating in ‘farms’ of multiple devices. WaveFarmer and TidalFarmer are […]

  • 14 March 2018
    R&D, Technology

    Dutch research institute Deltares has developed a new tool to model water replenishment and the chemical reactions of internal ICCP systems.

  • 7 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has secured GROW:OffshoreWind funding to build an innovative subsea tool which will substantially reduce project costs and improve health and safety offshore. The new tool has been designed using OMM’s experiences of working offshore and its technology will bring significant time savings during offshore operations, consequently driving down associated vessel, equipment […]