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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 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.

  • 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).

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 26 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    WaveCom, a new radio communications system to serve the East of England’s growing offshore wind farm construction industry, has won a GBP 50,000 grant as part of the Supply Chain Innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE) programme. This custom-built two-way radio network to provide coverage along the east coast is being developed by Fern Communications. The Lowestoft-based […]

  • 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 […]

  • 7 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    US Wind held an informational meeting on 2 February in Baltimore, where the company proposing to build a large-scale offshore wind farm off Maryland met with offshore wind developers, supply chain industry leaders, economic development experts and federal and state agency officials.

  • 17 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) will deliver marine coordination and provide communications infrastructure during the construction of the 950MW Moray East wind farm offshore Scotland. JFMS will provide Moray East, being built 22 kilometers off the coast of Scotland, with its offshore wind management system (OWMS) to deliver real-time data from various sources, together with […]

  • 31 December 2012

    After the BOEM’s announcement about the proposals for the North Carolina offshore wind development areas, North Myrtle Beach officials are hoping to take advantage of this opportunity, according to the Associated Press. The deadline for the proposals is January 28., 2013. Recent report shows that North and South Carolina hold 33% of all offshore wind […]

  • 3 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Atlas Professionals is set to open an office in Boston, the U.S., at the beginning of October. According to the company, Boston was chosen as the location for the new office due to it being a Bluetech hub and a project pipeline of offshore wind energy. The new office will be the company’s second in the […]

  • 17 July 2012

    Figures will soon become facts for the East of England energy sector as international manufacturers start searching for suppliers to service the UK’s multi-billion pound offshore windpower business. Areva and Dong Energy were among major companies at the EEEGR2012 flagship conference at Trinity Park, Ipswich, urging local supply chain members to stake their claim and […]