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  • 20 June 2014

    Dalby Offshore successfully took handover of a new 23m Wind Farm Support Vessel from Alicat Workboats at the Seawork Exhibition at Southampton on the 10th June. The ‘Dalby Swale’ was visited by 1000’s of visitors over the 3 days and was open for viewing, with tours been taken by Dalby Offshore Skipper Colin Palmer and […]

  • 13 February 2013
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Governor Martin O’Malley introduced the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013. Identical in all substantive respects to the bill that overwhelmingly passed the House of Delegates last year, this measure will operate within Maryland’s existing Renewable Portfolio Standard to create a framework that will support a major offshore wind project. [mappress] Offshore WIND staff, […]

  • 15 February 2011

    Irving is entering the tidal energy game, announcing Thursday that it is building a turbine designed to harness the powerful Bay of Fundy…   (nbbusinessjournal) [mappress] Source: nbbusinessjournal, February 15, 2011

  • 17 October 2014

    The venue for the fourth independent community stakeholder panel meeting was the Life Adventure Centre in Annalong. At the meeting the panel was updated on key project milestones for First Flight Wind, including the conclusion of some offshore surveys. They were also presented with proposals for community engagement activity for the onshore grid connection works. […]

  • 23 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Burges Salmon has advised renewable electricity supplier Good Energy Group PLC on its first tidal energy project investment, the Tidal Lagoon in Swansea Bay, Wales. It is anticipated that the Swansea Bay project being developed by Tidal Lagoon (Swansea Bay) Plc will deliver renewable power to approximately 155,000 homes in Swansea and will annually save […]

  • 7 January 2011

    A “FULLY developed” all-Ireland ocean energy sector could be worth about €9 billion and fuel the home and global market by 2030, a new… (irishtimes) [mappress] Source: irishtimes, January 07, 2011

  • 26 November 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Windstream Energy LLC has filed a notice of intent to claim CAD 475 million of damages under North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) for lost profit due to the Ontario’s moratorium on offshore wind farms, writes The Star. Last year the Canadian government posed moratorium on offshore wind projects, saying they need further study on […]

  • 10 April 2013

    The commissioning of the London Array’s 175th and final turbine happened at 16.09 on Saturday, 6 April. Thus, full capacity has now been reached at the 630MW first phase of the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The following is a video of foundation and turbine installation at the London Array Offshore Wind Farm: [mappress] Offshore […]

  • 21 December 2011

    The focus is offshore when it comes to renewable energy in Scotland, but the Scots figure that to really get the most out of the wind… By Pete Danko ( earthtechling ) [mappress] Source: earthtechling, December 21, 2011

  • 26 February 2014

    The AR1500 is the latest tidal power turbine system under development at Atlantis. The AR1500 will have a rated capacity of 1.5MW at 3.0 m/s and will be designed to withstand the extreme environmental conditions expected to be encountered in the Pentland Firth in Scotland and the Bay of Fundy in Canada. The detailed design […]

  • 23 January 2015

    MPI Adventure recently completed her mobilisation and left the Tees Base earlier this week. She is now in Esjberg for the loading of Siemens 3.6MW wind turbines, which will be installed at the Amrumbank offshore wind farm. Preparation work for the installation campaign was undertaken at the MPI Offshore Tees Base, a facility that MPI has […]

  • 15 August 2014

    Year: 2011  Type: South Cat 18m  Length (m): 19,20  Classification: DNV WFS1/UK  Deck Area (m2): 48  Max. Load (t): 7  Crane: Palfinger PK6501M  Engines: 2 x MTU 8V2000M72  Propulsion:   Fuel Load (l): 6.000  Sleeping Berths:  

  • 15 August 2014

    Year: 2012  Type: DNV Wind Farm Service Vessel  Length (m): 21,10  Classification: DNV WFS1/UK  Deck Area (m2): 49  Max. Load (t): 10  Crane: Palfinger PK6500M  Engines: 2 x MTU 10V 2000 M72  Propulsion:   Fuel Load (l): 6.000  Sleeping Berths: 2 

  • 15 August 2014

    Year: 2011  Type: DNV Wind Farm Service Vessel  Length (m): 19,00  Classification: DNV WFS1/UK  Deck Area (m2): 35  Max. Load (t): 10  Crane: Palfinger PK6500M  Engines: 2 x MTU 8V2000 M72  Propulsion:   Fuel Load (l): 4.560  Sleeping Berths: 2 

  • 15 August 2014

    Year: 2014  Type: DNV Wind Farm Service Vessel  Length (m): 21,50  Classification: DNV WFS1/UK  Deck Area (m2): 43  Max. Load (t): 5  Crane: Crane can be fitted  Engines: 2 x MTU 10V 2000 M72  Propulsion:   Fuel Load (l): 5.300  Sleeping Berths: 4 

  • 15 August 2014

    Year: 2013  Type: DNV XSS Wind Farm Service Vessel  Length (m): 28,10  Classification: DNV WFS1/UK  Deck Area (m2): 71  Max. Load (t): 10  Crane: AK10 LNE1  Engines: 2 x MTU 12V 2000 M72  Propulsion:   Fuel Load (l): 8.800  Sleeping Berths: 5 

  • 15 August 2014

    Year: 2014  Type: DNV Wind Farm Service Vessel  Length (m): 26,70  Classification: DNV WFS1/UK  Deck Area (m2): 46  Max. Load (t): 10  Crane: Can be fitted  Engines: 4 x Caterpillar C18 ACERT  Propulsion:   Fuel Load (l): 15.800  Sleeping Berths: 5 

  • 2 July 2014
    Training & Education

    Upon returning from a national wind conference, IGERT Professor Lackner recognized that there was critical need to build a knowledge bridge between wind engineers and other disciplines. He realized that often during professional and public discourse around wind in general, and offshore wind energy development in particular, there were communication barriers based on both vocabulary […]

  • 21 August 2013

    Icebreaker, the initial project, is designed to be a catalyst to building an industry in Ohio by capturing first-mover advantages associated with job creation and economic development. Icebreaker will consist of nine Siemens 3.0 MW direct drive turbines (27 MW) located 7 miles northwest of Cleveland in areas identified as “favorable” by the Ohio Department […]

  • 6 February 2012

    With over 700 delegates each day and a record of 53 exhibiting organisations this year’s Scottish Offshore Wind + Supply Chain event was the largest and most successful to date. The conference and networking exhibition included a mixture of plenary sessions, workshop style discussions, presentations and quick fire updates. For Osiris Projects, the event allowed […]

  • 20 August 2010
    Business & Finance

    The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), through its Venture Capital group, announced today that it has made a minority equity investment in… (advertisertalk) [mappress] Source: advertisertalk, August 20, 2010;

  • 10 May 2011
    Grid Connection

    A planned undersea electricity cable could disturb more than a million tons of unexploded bombs, chemical and biological weapons,… By Ted Purlain (bioprepwatch) [mappress] Source: bioprepwatch, May 10, 2011;

  • 10 February 2011

    Strong demand from British windfarms helped the world’s biggest turbine manufacturer, Vestas, raise profits by 25% over the past year and…   By Terry Macalister (guardian) [mappress] Source: guardian, February 10, 2011

  • 3 December 2014

    FORECAST, floating LiDAR system located in the vicinity of the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm, is due to be removed today by Babcock International. The buoy, owned by Babcock, will be removed by the crane barge Lara 1 and the tug C-Salvor. The whole operation is expected to be completed by the end of the […]

  • 2 December 2011
    R&D, Technology

    The research team of Deutsche WindGuard Engineering GmbH has managed to reach flow velocities of 100 m/sec in its wind tunnel. It allows research with Reynolds numbers of more than 6,000,000. Dr. Knud Rehfeldt, CEO of German WindGuard Engineering GmbH said that the wind tunnel fulfills all the requirements of the wind energy sector. The […]

  • 15 August 2014

    Year: 2012  Type: South Cat 21m  Length (m): 21,10 Classification: DNV-GL ✠1A1 HSLC R2 WFS1 Cat1 Deck Area (m2): 49  Max. Load (t): 15  Crane: Palfinger 6501M  Engines: 2 x MTU 10V2000 M72  Propulsion: 2 x Ultra Dynamics UJ575 Waterjet Fuel Load (l):  7,200 Sleeping Berths: 2