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  • 7 March 2013

    MPI Adventure, owned by the Stokesley-based MPI Offshore, is currently operating out of the Port of Hartlepool on the installation of wind turbines at the Teesside Offshore Wind Farm. Designed to transport, lift and install wind turbines and their foundations, she is the world’s most advanced and most efficient WTIV, in terms of jacking speed, […]

  • 18 March 2013

    Even Dr. Peter Fraenkel himself thinks that his idea to stick a windmill upside down into the water is kind of crazy. But success proves him right. [mappress] Offshore WIND staff, March 18, 2013

  • 9 July 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    A geotechnical ground investigation is taking place at the proposed Burbo Bank 2 (extension) wind farm this month. The 22meter multi cat ‘Willendeavour’ will conduct a series of shallow vibrocore holes and cone penetration tests (cpts) at selected positions in the proposed wind farm footprint as well as along the proposed export cable route. Weather […]

  • 7 July 2014

    Cathie Associates announced that they have been awarded a contract for geoconsultancy and survey management services in relation to the detailed geotechnical drilling campaign on the Mainstream Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm development. This contract award enables the continuation of a collaborative and proactive relationship with Mainstream Renewable Power. Management of the survey campaign […]

  • 3 June 2014

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: DeltaStream installation vessel at Fishguard Harbour yesterday transporting vessel moorings to Ramsey Sound. Tidal Energy Ltd (TEL), an innovative tidal stream technology company, will be installing and testing at sea a full-scale prototype tidal stream generating device known as DeltaStream. The company already completed site survey work at Ramsey […]

  • 12 September 2011

    The development of offshore wind provides a huge economic opportunity for Scotland over the next decade, with investment expected to top… By Finlay Crossan (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, September 12, 2011

  • 12 August 2011

    First Minister Alex Salmond was in Fraserburgh to discuss plans for an offshore windfarm which is helping Scotland meet its renewable…   (stv) [mappress] Source: stv, August 12, 2011

  • 23 June 2011

    Buckie MSP and Environment and Climate Change Minister Stewart Stevenson today pressed the case for an EU-wide carbon reduction target of… By Sam Hampton-Smith (stv) [mappress] Source: stv, June 23, 2011;

  • 30 October 2013
    Authorities, Grid Connection

     Scotland has signed an international co-operation agreement with the Basse-Normandie region in France, to develop closer working between the two geographies in the field of marine energy. Scotland is currently a global leader in the development of wave and tidal energy, which it’s estimated could be worth a potential £1billion to the Scottish economy by […]

  • 20 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Centrica’s preliminary 2013 results have shown a loss of GBP 6 million on the disposal of the Race Bank offshore wind farm. The company decided to sell the wind farm in December after failing to receive a letter of eligibility for transitional Feed in Tariff. This was followed by Dong Energy’s acquisition of 100% interest […]

  • 16 February 2015

    Turbine Transfers Ltd has reported healthy activity in the Crew Transfer Vessel market after winning new contracts and gaining extensions to existing deals from several major customers. The Wales-based company will shortly be sending six CTVs to the Ijsselmeer to work on Siemen’s new Westermeerwind Wind Farm Project, the largest near-shore wind farm in the […]

  • 29 April 2013

    The announcement of the Scottish Innovative Foundation Technologies Fund by Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism, Fergus Ewing is welcomed by Scottish Renewables. The £15 million fund has been established to help develop deep-water wind turbine foundations in Scotland.  Michael Rieley, Policy Manager at Scottish Renewables said: “The announcement of the Scottish Innovative Foundation Technologies […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Scotland and England are competing to create hub for $52 billion offshore wind industry. Leith, the port area of the Scottish capital, Edinburgh, and the northeast English coastal town of Hartlepool are striving for an investment worth 150 million-pound ($237 million) from a Spanish wind-turbine maker Gamesa Corp Tecnologica SA. It is estimated that the […]

  • 1 September 2011

      IRELAND NEEDS to develop its port and shipping services or risk losing out on substantial elements of a multibillion euro renewable energy…   By Tim O’Brien (irishtimes) [mappress] Source: irishtimes, September 01, 2011

  • 5 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Germany’s VTC Group Munich has bought Bilfinger’s share in Bilfinger Mars Offshore, a Poland-based manufacturer of steel foundations for offshore wind turbines. Bilfinger Mars Offshore was formed as a joint venture between Bilfinger and the Polish Investment fund Mars. Bilfinger is selling all of its 62.5 percent share to VTC, while Mars will remain invested in the joint venture […]

  • 3 October 2014

    Year of build: 2012  Design: Self-propelled jack-up vessel / Gusto NG-9000  LOA: 132,41m  Gross tonnage: 15,966t  Deck area: 3,350m²  Variable Load: 15t/m²  Max water depth: 45m (dependant on tide and penetration)  Crane type: Gusto GLC-800-ED  Max lifting capacity: 800t at 24m, 600t at 30m (option for 900t with reconfigured boom)  Accommodation details: client: 35 single […]

  • 8 July 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Tidal blade test facility at National Composites Centre was awarded £1 million as part of £86 million of new Government money awarded to the West of England LEP to boost economic growth and create jobs. Located in Bristol & Bath Science Park, it will be the first of its kind as the industry is insufficient […]

  • 22 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    An interdisciplinary group of doctoral students that study wind energy at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst held a discussion on the Block Island Marine spatial planning.   The group conducted a case study about the project, tackling various stages the company went through in order to facilitate the development of offshore wind along with the […]

  • 15 August 2011

      The devolved Scottish government has produced a 2020 Routemap outlining its new targets for meeting 100% of Scotland’s electricity needs…   By Dave Elliott (environmentalresearchweb) [mappress] Source: environmentalresearchweb, August 12, 2011

  • 31 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    A new report released by Cascade Policy Institute concludes that the public-private partnership Oregon Wave Energy Trust has failed to achieve a return on public investment. The Oregon Wave Energy Trust (OWET) is a nonprofit, public-private partnership established by the Oregon State Legislature that works to “responsibly develop ocean energy by connecting stakeholders, supporting research […]

  • 7 May 2014

    Dalby Offshore Services Ltd. has taken delivery of its latest offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘Dalby Wharfe’. The vessel is the first of a two boat order that includes the ‘Dalby Swale’ to be delivered to Dalby Offshore Services Ltd. at the forthcoming Seawork exhibition at Southampton on Tuesday 10th June. The Alicat Workboats built the 21m […]

  • 11 July 2014

    The developer of offshore wind farm project in Nantucket Sound, Cape Wind Associates, LLC, is looking to lease a property in Quonset Business Park for staging and assembly area for offshore wind construction. The proposal would provide the company with a twelve month option-to-lease nearly 14 acres at Quonset for one year, with the ability to extend for […]

  • 27 January 2012

    Scottish experts on renewable energy (RE) said governments play a key role in pushing private sector investments in the green energy…   By Estrella Torres (businessmirror) [mappress] Source: businessmirror, January 27, 2012; Image: oceanrenewable

  • 20 March 2011

    The Scottish Government today published plans which could deliver almost five Gigawatts of electricity from offshore wind by 2020 – enough…   (allmediascotland) [mappress] Source: allmediascotland, March 21, 2011  

  • 21 December 2011

    The Commerce and Employment Department (C&E) is set to develop stronger relations with Guernsey Electricity Limited (GEL) to progress macro…   ( ifcfeed ) [mappress] Source: ifcfeed, December 21, 2011

  • 27 October 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance

      The Scottish government has announced new funding for renewable energy developments that are likely to produce new engineering jobs… (careerstructure) [mappress] Source: careerstructure, October 27, 2011