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  • 5 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    MMT US Inc. has awarded Vento Maritime with a contract for MetOcean forecasts and weather support at Equinor’s Beacon Wind project offshore Massachusetts. Earlier this year, Equinor Wind US contracted MMT for geophysical survey services at the offshore wind lease area in New England. The project covers high resolution geophysical, benthic surveys and shallow subsurface […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Collaborations between the US power industry and academia to develop new technologies for marine power generation are closer than ever before, states a new report by energy experts GlobalData. The new report shows that the US is working to conduct extensive testing of wave and tidal power devices in open waters, while various universities are […]

  • 16 November 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Denmark-based Ørsted has awarded seventeen local organisations from Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk, UK, with grants from the second round of its East Coast Community Fund.

  • 29 August 2016
    Grid Connection, R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    US Wind, Inc., has announced the start of an export cable route survey to prepare the final layout design for an 80,000 acre wind power project off the coast of Ocean City, Maryland. US Wind contracted with Alpine Ocean Seismic Survey, Inc. and their vessel R/V Shearwater to conduct data collection along the 35-mile cable […]

  • 1 March 2016

    ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) has agreed a 2016 sponsorship agreement with the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) for five important industry events in East Anglia this year. The deal comes on the back of ScottishPower Renewables’ final investment decision for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm, which will see the £2.5 billion project go […]

  • 18 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has awarded fourteen organizations from Yorkshire, Lincolnshire and North Norfolk in the UK with grants from the fifth round of its East Coast Community Fund. The East Coast Community Fund was launched in December 2016 as part of Ørsted’s community engagement program for its Hornsea Project One and Race Bank offshore wind farms. The 14 awarded groups […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    VBMS has been awarded an inter-array cabling contract by ScottishPower Renewables, for the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm. The contract carries a value of approximately EUR 100 million and the scope of work for VBMS, a subsidiary of Boskalis, consists of the supply, installation and burial, as well as termination and testing of 102 […]

  • 14 August 2017
    Vessels

    All Coast, a provider of liftboats to the U.S. oil and gas industry, has announced that it will add a new vessel to its fleet with which it will enter the U.S. offshore wind market. The vessel will be used for installation and maintenance of offshore wind farms. 

  • 10 June 2013

    Hercules Hydraulics will be back at Seawork 2013 to announce the opening of its new depot on the East Coast and launch two new innovative products on stand A79. The new depot, located in Great Yarmouth, will trade under the banner of Hercules Hydraulics East Coast and will be the base for a team of […]

  • 6 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Oilfield Machinery Ltd (OilMac) has announced that it will set up an East Coast Centre for Energy Logistics (ECCEL) to support offshore wind farms in the North East UK. The centre will launch its new heavy lift division, OM Heavy Lift, into the offshore wind sector, according to the company.

  • 5 August 2020
    Vessels

    The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has granted the Approval in Principle (AIP) for the VARD 4 19 service operations vessel (SOV) design. This represents Vard’s second AIP by ABS, with the first awarded at the end of last year for the customized version of the VARD 4 07 US SOV design. This latest award […]

  • 20 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    GeoSea has contracted Lamprell for the fabrication of 45 wind turbine and three substation jacket foundations for the Moray East offshore wind farm. The contract is valued at more than USD 200 million.

  • 17 June 2014

    RenewableUK says today’s announcement that East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm has gained planning consent from the Department of Energy and Climate Change is a boost for the UK’s offshore wind sector. The joint venture between ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall has the capacity to generate clean electricity for 820,000 homes, creating 1,800 jobs locally in […]

  • 13 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Atlas Professionals, the Netherlands-based specialist recruiter, will set up a new office in Houston, Texas, with an aim to tap into the country’s offshore energy market, including offshore wind.

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance

    Scottish-based marine survey and coastal consultancy company Partrac has launched its US subsidiary Partrac GeoMarine Inc.

  • 8 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Maryland-based offshore wind developer US Wind, Inc. partnered with Tradepoint Atlantic (TPA), the firm overseeing the 3,100-acre redevelopment of the former Sparrows Point steel mill, to host offshore wind supply chain manufacturers at TPA’s Port of Baltimore facility on 2 November. Representatives from turbine, electrical cable and steel manufacturing, vessel construction and local marine support services […]

  • 13 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has signed a contract with the UK-based Hughes Sub Sea Engineering for the undertaking of a subsea inspection campaign at offshore wind farms located in Denmark and Germany. The offshore wind farms Hughes SSE will be servicing are Gode Wind 1 and 2 and Borkum Riffgrund located off the north west coast of Germany […]

  • 29 April 2013

    Energi Coast, in conjunction with NOF Energy, Subsea North East and Tees Valley Unlimited, showcased North East England’s impressive offshore renewables capabilities at an event at the House of Commons. Sponsored by Redcar MP, Ian Swales, the event was held on the prestigious Terrace Pavilion at the Palace of Westminster. Members of Parliament representing constituencies […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    ScottishPower Renewables has opened the new operations and maintenance building for the 714MW East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm at the Port of Lowestoft, UK. Located at Associated British Port’s Hamilton Dock, the O&M building is part of a GBP 25 million investment made by ScottishPower Renewables into the Port of Lowestoft. The site is now the […]

  • 8 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The fast-growing offshore wind supply chain in the East of England is on the cusp of a long steady rush of contracts, said Martin Dronfield, the new chair of the East of England Supply Chain Offshore Wind Special Interest Group (SIG).

  • 1 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Training & Education

    The most compelling action to encourage offshore wind development in the United States is to have real live examples of successful offshore wind projects, Charles Nordstrom, a Senior Associate and Head of the US team at BVG Associates, told Offshore WIND in an interview. The first offshore wind farm in US waters, currently under construction off […]

  • 22 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Contractors working for Vattenfall and ScottishPower Renewables have completed the installation of two of the UK’s most advanced weather monitoring stations for the 7200MW East Anglia Offshore Wind Zone off the Norfolk and Suffolk coast. The contracts for the £17 million weather monitoring project were overseen by Aberdeen based Wood Group, with Steel Engineering of […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Ørsted has announced the winners of the first round of its new GBP 75,000 Skills Fund, a part of the company’s GBP 465,000 East Coast Community Fund.

  • 27 February 2013

    The installation of the first of two innovative suction-installed foundations on Dogger Bank on the weekend represents the first stage of construction of the world’s largest offshore wind development. The foundations will support meteorological masts that will monitor wave and wind conditions at the site, located 125 kilometres off the North Yorkshire coast. Forewind general […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Government consent for the world’s largest wind farm, East Anglia Array One, has put the East of England at the top of the industry’s agenda – and given the signal major international energy companies had been waiting for to move forward with plans to invest in the region, said James Gray, inward investment director for […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Commenting on the Government’s decision to give the green light to the Rampion wind farm off the Sussex coast, Brenda Pollack, Friends of the Earth’s South East Campaigner said: “This is fantastic news. The Rampion offshore wind farm will support hundreds of jobs, boost the economy and reduce our reliance on dirty fossil fuels. “The […]