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  • 11 April 2011

    The UAE’s commitment to renewable energy last week won a major accolade, with the announcement that Abu Dhabi is to be the permanent home of…   By Robert Matthews (thenational) [mappress] Source: thenational, April 11, 2011

  • 21 January 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    While recently speaking at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi Greg Barker, the UK’s Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change, said that British energy transformation to renewables will cost about GBP 200 billion and that it is reliant to UAE’s investments. “The latest energy law [is] going to substantially expand the […]

  • 6 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dr Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, Chief Executive Officer of Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s multi-faceted renewable energy company, has received this year’s United Nations’ Champions of the Earth award. Organized by United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the award seeks to honour individuals whose actions and leadership have made a far-reaching positive impact on the environment. The award […]

  • 13 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Two young UAE nationals at Masdar Power, one of the five integrated units of Masdar, are being seconded to one of the world’s leading … (zawya) [mappress] Source: zawya, June 13, 2011;

  • 19 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Lamprell is set to make incremental investments in equipment and operational set-up at its Hamriyah facility in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) due to a growing number of planned offshore wind projects. According to Lamprell, the decision comes as a number of significant offshore wind projects are expected to be sanctioned over the coming 5-10 years. […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster has acquired the remaining 37.5% in the UAE-based Horizon Group, a provider of marine geophysical and geotechnical services. To remind, Boskalis acquired 62.5% of the shares in Horizon Group at the beginning of the year. Horizon will continue focusing on its position in the Middle East and Northwest Europe with opportunities to expand […]

  • 25 August 2010
    R&D, Technology

    Wärtsilä has signed a contract with Lamprell of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to supply a complete ship power system for a new wind turbine… (pacetoday) [mappress] Source: pacetoday, August 25 , 2010;

  • 1 October 2012

    Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber, CEO of Masdar and United Arab Emirates Special (UAE) Envoy for Energy and Climate Change, addressed members of the International Peace Institute (IPI) – a New York-based independent, not-for-profit think tank dedicated to promoting the prevention and settlement of conflicts by strengthening international peace and security institutions. Climate change, energy […]

  • 1 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    UAE-based Lamprell has held a steel cutting ceremony to mark the start of construction of jacket foundations for the 950MW Moray East wind project offshore Scotland. GeoSea, part of DEME Offshore, the Engineering, Procurement, Construction and Installation (EPCI) contractor for the project’s 100 wind turbine foundations and three offshore substation foundations, contracted Lamprell to fabricate 45 wind turbine and […]

  • 18 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell (ticker: LAM), a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, announced that it has signed binding commitment letters and detailed heads of terms for the arrangement of a new secured banking facility with a reduced number of five core lending banks. […]

  • 14 January 2013

    The world’s first open-access Global Atlas of renewable energy resources went online yesterday, announced at the annual general assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The Global Atlas is the largest ever initiative to help countries assess their renewable energy potential, and companies bringing together data and maps from leading technical institutes and private […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT’s) vessel Hawk arrived at the Port of Nigg on 21 July, carrying nine jacket foundations for Moray East wind turbines and one for the project’s offshore substation. The jackets will now be offloaded at Global Energy Group’s site in Nigg and will go through final preparations before Seajacks Scylla picks them […]

  • 15 February 2013

    Prysmian Group, world leader in the energy and telecom cables and systems industry, will showcase state-of-the-art technologies at MEE 2013, the electrical industry’s largest show in the Middle East, taking place in Dubai from February 17 to 19, 2013 (booth C20, Hall 7). “Middle East Electricity 2013 comes at a very important time for the […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, issues its latest Interim Management Statement in accordance with the EU Transparency Directive, which also provides a trading update in light of the previous announcement on 3 October 2012. The statement covers the […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Lamprell had its naming ceremony for the Windcarrier 2 project on 19 January 2013, with various members of the senior management from the customer, Fred Olsen, present. The Windcarrier 2 vessel left the Jebel Ali facility within the last few days and has commenced its final sea trials prior to completion. The Group remains on […]

  • 23 November 2011

      Masdar, the Abu Dhabi government- owned renewable energy company, cut 9 percent of its workforce after an annual business review.   By Anthony DiPaola (bloomberg) [mappress] Source: bloomberg, November 23, 2011; Image: masdar

  • 26 May 2015

    Kongsberg has been selected to deliver a complete Electro, Instrument & Telecom (EIT), propulsion, safety, automation and dynamic positioning package for two new Gusto NG-2500X DP II design, offshore construction Jack-Up vessels. The vessels are owned by Vahana Offshore Pte Ltd in Singapore. The contracts were awarded by builder Eversendai Offshore RMC FZE (Shipyard) in RAK […]

  • 28 August 2013

    Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, announces that the Group’s Chief Financial Officer, Frank Nelson, has informed the Company of his intention to leave Lamprell to return to the UK for personal reasons. Lamprell announced that Joanne Curin will […]

  • 25 January 2012

    The Masdar Headquarters (“HQ”) reflects the agility and mission of the organization, promising carbon neutrality and a modular design that will ensure that the building adapts to the requirements and needs of partners, announced Hamad Al Matrooshi, Senior Project Manager for the Masdar City Headquarter building. The Facade of the HQ connects two separate buildings […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Drydocks World lifted the 10,000-tonne topside of the first gravity base of the semi-submersible and world’s largest offshore HVDC platform structure DolWin beta to a height of 52.8 metres from the dock bottom. On Saturday the substructure was moved in position under the topside. Project Director at Aibel, Kjetil V. Jacobsen, reported that the mating […]

  • 1 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, announced that, further to its announcement on 19 July 2013, the Group has satisfied the conditions for utilisation on its new banking facilities and that Lamprell has now drawn down on these facilities. […]

  • 17 February 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    The Dolwin Beta wind platform is well under construction at subcontractor Drydocks World in Dubai, as the 500-ton living quarters were lifted in place by a floating crane. The placing of the living quarters marks a milestone in the project, which is a collaboration between Aibel and ABB. Dolwin Beta’s height (77 meters) made the […]

  • 15 September 2011

      Noreq AS continues to expand. The increasing demand for our products has resulted in a new company etablishment, NOREQ FZE, a subsidiary with office in Dubai – the most important business and financial center in the Arab world. Noreq has been represented in UAE for several years by Mr. Chacko John. He is now […]

  • 6 November 2012

    The UK Prime Minister David Cameron arrived yesterday in Dubai, starting his three-day visit to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, with an aim to help Britain succeed in the global race by strengthening ties with the Gulf region. As a part of his meetings during the visit, Mr. Cameron held a question and […]

  • 17 April 2012

    Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting products and services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewables industry, today held a naming ceremony for the Seajacks Zaratan, the third wind farm installation vessel to be built by the Group for Seajacks, as the project nears its delivery date of May […]

  • 8 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Subsea 7’s renewables business unit Seaway 7 has chosen Lamprell for the delivery of 30 foundations for the Seagreen 1 offshore wind farm. Under the contract, yet to be finalised and to be executed on a lump-sum basis, the UAE-based company will manufacture jackets, transition pieces and suction caissons. Lamprell will deliver the jackets to […]