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28 March 2019 Business & Finance

Fred. Olsen Ocean has entered into an agreement to acquire a 50% ownership in United Wind Logistics GmbH (UWL) through the contribution of new equity in the amount of EUR 12 million. UWL is a Hamburg-based company offering transport solutions for offshore wind turbine components from manufacturing sites to pre-assembly ports. The company has a […]

28 January 2019 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

US-based Green Shipping Line and Norwegian/German Kongstein have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide a complete offshore wind farm supply solution in the US. The supply solution will include consultancy services, a US Jones Act compliant shuttle service, as well as development opportunities at several US ports, the companies said. "We are thrilled to be working […]

10 January 2019 Business & Finance, Vessels

The German United Wind Logistics (UWL) has selected MAN GenSets engines for its new heavy cargo deck carrier for offshore wind projects, currently being built at the Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard in China. The Chinese shipyard placed an order for two MAN 9L 21/31 and two MAN 6L16/24 GenSets in connection with the construction of the vessel, which […]

15 November 2018 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

JDR Cable Systems (JDR) and McAllister Towing have established a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the development and collaborative operation of a US East Coast Offshore Wind subsea power cable service base with an integrated cable training center.

23 May 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics

The Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy (DMME) is looking for contractors who will help develop and implement strategies that will establish the state as the hub for offshore wind development along the US east coast.

10 June 2016 R&D

TenneT has presented a 'hub and spoke' concept to set up a large European offshore electricity system that incorporates building of an island in the middle of the North Sea. Numerous wind farms can be connected to the artificial island – a total capacity of over 30 GW can be connected on an island of roughly 6 km² – from […]

19 May 2016

NorSea Group AS (NSG) has signed a renewed framework agreement regarding the delivery of base and port services to Technip Norge AS. The framework agreement, originally entered into in 2009, has now been extended until the end of 2018, with an option for 2 x 1 years. The services covered by the agreement include various base and […]

3 December 2015 Business & Finance

Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA), in partnership with UK Trade & Investment, will lead a Northern Powerhouse offshore wind-focused mission to the USA next spring. Working in tandem with UKTI, Team Humber and regional businesses will head for the east coast of the US from March 6-12, building on increasingly close ties. Companies from the […]

13 November 2014 Business & Finance

The Long Island Association was playing host yesterday to a trade delegation of 19 leading Danish offshore wind companies, visiting the United States this month to explore the potential of investing in the growing American offshore wind market. The day-long visit to Long Island – organized by the Trade Council at the Consulate General of Denmark […]

9 May 2014 Operations & Maintenance

Offshore wind energy is planned to become an important power source in the U.S., as the Government plans to install 54 GW by 2030. The U.S. market would then be four times larger than the German offshore wind market, which was a sufficient reason for BLG LOGISTICS GROUP, an international logistics service provider, to showcase […]

17 April 2014

The Offshore Wind China Conference & Exhibition, the Wind Farm O&M China Conference & Exhibition and Distributed Generation China will take place concurrently at Shanghai Mart in Shanghai on 2-4 July 2014. As organizers, the Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Association, the Chinese Renewable Energy Industries Committee, the China National Renewable Energy Centre and Shanghai International […]

11 November 2013 Business & Finance

A delegation from Bremen visited New Bedford last week and met with the city’s officials to discuss Bremen’s experience and possible cooperation in the offshore wind logistics branch. The delegation was membered by Jens Eckhoff, president of the Foundation for Offshore Wind Energy; Frank Dreeke, CEO of BLG Logistics; Jonathan Mitchell, Mayor of New Bedford; […]

25 March 2013

Almost 200 senior figures from across the UK’s offshore wind industry descended upon Suffolk last week to debate the future of managing operational wind projects. Delegates assembled to hear what lessons can be learnt from pioneering wind farm operators off the East of England coast, and the sharing of experiences and thoughts from past and […]

12 March 2013

The wind energy industry is continuing to expand worldwide with the industry ebbing and flowing as global governments decide policy on supporting renewable power and then reconsider the economics, causing delays in financing major projects. The industry is caught in the financial tide but is growing with offshore and new countries coming into the marketplace. […]

24 January 2013

The wind energy industry is continuing to expand worldwide with the industry ebbing and flowing as global governments decide policy on supporting renewable power and then reconsider the economics, causing delays in financing major projects. The industry is caught in the financial tide but is growing with offshore and new countries coming into the marketplace. […]

6 October 2011 Business & Finance

The University of Delaware is coordinating six companies in a design effort to reduce the cost of energy and the time to deployment as well as attract investment in offshore wind power. With a $500,000 grant from the Department of Energy and an equal amount contributed by the companies, the consortium will design an integrated […]

29 September 2011

The Maine Wind Industry Initiative (MWII) is diligently working to develop Maine's competitive advantages and to attract business opportunities for Maine companies in the wind industry sector. On October 11-13, MWII will spearhead a Maine wind business exhibit at the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition, taking place at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland. […]

29 September 2011 R&D

  A new £12.5 million (14 million euros) centre to develop next-generation offshore wind technology in Scotland was officially opened today by First Minister Alex Salmond and Jorge Calvet, Chairman and CEO of leading international turbine manufacturer Gamesa. The Spanish-based company has located its Offshore Wind Technology Centre at Strathclyde Business Park, in Bellshill, some […]

23 September 2011

  Deepwater Wind announced that it has named Robert Billington as Construction Project Director for the Block Island Wind Farm project, and named Bryan Wilson as Manager of the project. Billington, a civil engineer, has more than three decades of experience in the oil and gas industries in the United States, Asia, Africa and the […]

20 July 2011 Technology

The Glosten Associates, Inc. formally announced plans to commercialize their PelaStar floating wind turbine platform, and make the technology available to the global offshore wind energy industry within the year. The Glosten PelaStar technology was recently selected for an intermediate-scale prototype installation project with deployment planned for next summer in the northeast United States. This […]

27 February 2011

The wind energy market is experiencing rapid growth worldwide and has doubled in size every 3 years for the past 30 years. It is expected to have generated 331 TWh in 2010 alone, amounting to 1.6% of global energy consumption. This expansion requires new manufacturing plant including facilities for large composite blades. Applied Market Information […]

11 February 2011 Business & Finance

Gamesa Technology Corp., a global wind energy leader, and the shipbuilding operations of Northrop Grumman Corp., America's largest shipbuilder, today launched the Offshore Wind Technology Center to jointly develop the next generation of offshore wind systems that will be deployed in the United States and around the world. Plans call for the development of North […]

20 January 2011 Business & Finance

* Proposals unveiled for technology centre in Glasgow, creating 130 jobs * Scottish authorities have been informed of the company’s interest in developing an industrial base for manufacturing, logistics and operation and maintenance (O&M) activities in the Dundee area, conditional upon development of offshore wind projects in the area, securing government support and the availability […]

21 December 2010

The federal approval of the first wind farm to be built on water in the United States marks a new era for renewable energy projects, said Peter Mavraganis, who was recently appointed leader of Marsh's U.S. renewable energy practice. "It's a great new area for all of us, carriers and brokers," Mavraganis said. U.S. Interior […]

6 October 2010 R&D

Gamesa, a global technology leader in the wind energy business (through its U.S. based subsidiary), and the Newport News Shipbuilding operations of Northrop Grumman Corporation, a leading American defence company and America’s largest shipbuilder, have signed an agreement to work together on offshore wind technology. The agreement calls for the companies to cooperate on the […]