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  • 3 September 2013

    Continental Energy Corporation (the “Company”) an emerging international energy investment company, announced that its affiliate, VTT Maritime AS (“VTT”), has been awarded a contract by Germany’s BARD group to provide engineering services pertaining to the conversion of the offshore oil and gas construction vessel Edda Freya into the Ocean Zephyr and new duty as a […]

  • 22 January 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Artificial intelligence and 3D printing can help in solving the problem of erosion on wind turbine blades, according to a project conducted by VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland. The antiAGE project saw VTT develop an optimized solution to the material problem through a design process using virtual testing and machine learning in less than a […]

  • 13 October 2011

      Labkotec Oy has introduced an ice detector to support the needs of wind turbine operations for more reliable operation, consistent performance, reduced maintenance and improved safety. To prove the performance of its latest generation ice detector, the LID-3300IP, Labkotec Oy subjected the device to a rigorous independent testing regime to ensure that it would […]

  • 17 January 2020

    INESC TEC and EDP have launched a project that will see the establishment of the first real-time maritime robot testing center for offshore wind in Europe. The initiative is part of the Atlantis – The Atlantic Testing Platform for Maritime Robotics: New Frontiers for Inspection and Maintenance of Offshore Energy Infrastructures project, which has the […]

  • 12 April 2012

    The Distributed Energy Resources Research Infrastructure (DERri) is calling scientists from industry and research organisations to apply for the free access to the laboratories. The selected user teams will have the chance to access and use the research facilities, including all laboratory installations within the DERri Network, for experiments free of charge. All expenses, including […]

  • 11 May 2012

    Transfer /windfarm service vessel Mobimar 18 Wind, after it was launched on February 27th, has passed all the conventional sea trials and in addition extra tests from towing 20m by 50m barge to hanging from a crane test. Mobimar 18 Wind was designed and built by Mobimar Ltd. in Turku, Finland and classed by Bureau Veritas, […]

  • 21 November 2011
    R&D, Technology

    Mobimar Ltd. delivers its first trimaran crew transfer vessel to Meriaura Ltd. in March next year. The unique trimaran vessel Mobimar 18 Wind challenges current practices by making the offshore wind farms accessible for 96 more days per year, which greatly improves the profitability. When the significant wave height reaches over 1,5 m out at […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has developed a pioneering system for the prevention of ice formation on wind turbine blades. This solution, called Bladeshield, consists of an anti-icing ‘paint’ which not only prevents the formation of ice but also boosts the paint’s resistance to erosion, instead of reducing it as other solutions […]

  • 30 August 2012

    After long delays caused by harsh winter conditions and ice around their shipyard in Turku, Finland, Mobimar’s trimaran wind farm support vessel. Wind Servant, is at last able to prove its worth. After the final completion of the sea trials the vessel will be handed over to the Finnish shipping company Meriaura also based in […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Voith displays numerous new and further developments at this year’s SMM, the leading maritime industry trade fair held in Hamburg. A full-scale Voith Schneider Propeller as well as a full- scale Voith Inline Thruster catch the visitor’s eye. In addition to the new SteamTrac waste heat recovery system, Voith presents functional models of a new […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    High voltage engineering specialist, EDS HV Group (EDS), part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been awarded a contract to complete cable termination and testing work at the Hohe See offshore wind farm by cable manufacturer Zhongtian Technology Submarine Cable (ZTT).

  • 14 April 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Chinese cable maker ZTT Group has delivered a 220kV submarine composite cable for the 400MW Binhai North Phase 2 offshore wind farm in the Jiangsu province.

  • 9 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    As part of Vestas’ turnaround plan announced in January 2012 and as also restated in the interim financial report for the second quarter of 2013, Vestas has been negotiating with potential buyers of Vestas’ machining and casting units. These negotiations have now been finalised with the signing of a binding sales and supply agreement after […]

  • 20 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Zhongtian Technology (ZTT) has signed an agreement with China Merchants Heavy Industry for the construction of two wind turbine installation vessels (WTIVs) and one crane vessel, after the Chinese power cables manufacturer entered the offshore wind construction market this summer.

  • 18 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Chinese subsea power cables manufacturer ZTT Group has won a contract to provide 35kV and 220kV submarine composite cables with accessories for the 400MW Binhai North Phase 2 offshore wind farm in the Jiangsu province. China Power Complete Equipment Co., Ltd (CPCEC) accepted ZTT Group’s CNY 298 million (EUR 40.8 million) bid to provide cables and accessories for […]

  • 10 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Transmission System Operator TenneT has awarded the Chinese power cables manufacturer ZTT with a contract to supply and construct a 155kV HVAC grid connection between the 497MW EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm and the 900MW BorWin3 DC grid connection system in the North Sea.

  • 5 March 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Zhongtian Technology (ZTT) is set to deploy its fleet of installation vessels on the Jiangsu Rudong H6 offshore wind farm in China. ZTT will use its vessels Zhongtian 7, Zhongtian 8, Zhongtian 9, Yuanwei No. 8 and Zhongtian 5, built by Shanghai Yuanwei Construction Engineering Co., Ltd., to carry out its work. The company is in charge of installing […]

  • 7 December 2016

    CAPE Holland extracted a wind turbine foundation monopile at the Maasvlakte area in Rotterdam last week, as part of a demonstration project for its CAPE Vibro Lifting Tool (VLT). The 4m diameter pile was installed in May 2016 for the purpose of demonstration, which resulted in loosening and extracting the pile completely in 12 minutes. Although a single CV-320 […]

  • 4 December 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    China’s Zhongtian Technology [ZTT] has completed work on the grid connection between the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm and the BorWin3 DC grid connection system in the North Sea. In March 2017, TenneT tapped ZTT to carry out the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of the 155kV HVAC connection between the 497MW wind farm […]

  • 6 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    James Fisher Renewables, in partnership with Chemical Corporation, launched an innovative oil transfer system for the direct extraction and refill of offshore wind gearbox oils directly from a conventional access vessel. The Ship-to-Turbine (STT) system employs proven vacuum, preheating and filtration technology to transfer the oil from a self contained deck mounted unit, through umbilical […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    James Fisher Renewables, the UK’s provider of marine services, has conducted an innovative trial of Ship-to-Turbine (STT), an oil change system set to significantly improve safety, efficiency and reduce down time in offshore wind turbine gearbox oil changes. The company has successfully implemented an innovative oil transfer system for the direct extraction and refill of […]

  • 12 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    UK energy market regulator Ofgem has shortlisted potential operators of three offshore transmission links – Beatrice,  Hornsea Project One, and East Anglia ONE. Five potential operators are vying for all three transmission links: Aegir Energy Transmission, a consortium of Macquarie Corporate Holdings Pty Limited and Frontier Power Limited; Core Transmission Partners, a consortium of BBGI SICAV […]

  • 24 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Groningen Seaports has appointed high-tech company VRT Finland to survey 20 kilometers of underwater structures in Delfzijl and Eemshaven ports during inspections starting at the end of January.

  • 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 […]

  • 12 July 2017
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Chinese power cable manufacturer ZTT has contracted SeaRenergy to provide QHSE management & support for the HVAC export cable connection between the BorWin gamma platform and the 497MW EnBW Hohe See wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 13 August 2019
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    EDS HV Group has completed cable installation, termination and testing work at the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm in Germany. The work was carried out as part of a contract with Zhongtian Technology Submarine Cable (ZTT) signed at the beginning of last year. Back in March 2017, ZTT won a contract by TenneT to supply and construct a […]