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  • 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 […]

  • 15 June 2015

    Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has taken possession of a CAPE Holland Tandem CV-320 Vibro Lifting Tool. On Friday, May 22nd, CAPE Holland officially handed over a Tandem CV-320 Vibro Lifting Tool (VLT) to Seaway Heavy Lifting during the CAPE Holland Product Launch. This new acquisition replaces the tandem vibro set which Seaway Heavy Lifting purchased […]

  • 27 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Nantong-based Jiangsu Zhongtian Technology (ZTT) has won an engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract for a section of the 300MW Sheyang H1 offshore wind farm. The wind farm is being developed by Huaneng Renewables Corporation Limited, a subsidiary of China Huaneng Group, off China’s Jiangsu Province. The contract is valued at CNY 526 million (EUR 67.3 […]

  • 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.

  • 15 May 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    EDS HV Group has completed the onshore installation, termination and testing work of the platform cable on the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind project.

  • 8 April 2019
    Grid Connection

    The Netherlands-based WIND has completed the transport of high-voltage subsea cable destined to connect an undisclosed offshore wind farm in Europe to its substation. WIND said it transferred 26km of 155kV subsea cable from China to the Port of Eemshaven, the Netherlands, and delivered it to a large European transmission system operator (TSO). The 2,300t cables were loaded […]

  • 11 May 2015

    CAPE Holland will open its doors to celebrate the product launch of the Vibro Lifting Tool on Friday, 22nd May and Saturday, May 23rd 2015 at their facility in Beilen, the Netherlands. Last year CAPE Holland introduced The CAPE Vibro System™ with the main component being the Register’ certified Vibro Lifting Tool (VLT). Equipped with […]

  • 15 August 2019
    Training & Education

    Taiwan’s first offshore wind energy training center has secured Global Wind Organisation (GWO) accreditation to deliver Basic Safety Training (BST) and Basic Technical Training (BTT). The center is developed by Taiwan International Windpower Training Corporation (TIWTC), a joint venture of CWind Taiwan, Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC), Taiwan Power Company (Taipower), China Steel Corporation (CSC), China Ship Building […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Training & Education

    Ørsted has partnered with safety innovators Active Training Team Ltd (ATT) to build a learning center which will serve a number of industries across the Humber, the UK. The facility, to be designed by ATT and located at MODAL’s training complex in Immingham, will start off hosting an induction day developed for the construction team […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate has detailed the criteria it would assess at the Pre-Qualification (PQQ) and Invitation to Tender (ITT) stages of the proposed Round 4 offshore wind leasing tender in the UK.

  • 17 January 2012

    Businesses across the Humber are being encouraged to work more closely together to secure their place in the growing offshore wind energy industry. As more major wind turbine companies establish operations in the region, industry experts from the Renewables Network have stressed now is the time for the area’s firms to collaborate and possibly “up […]

  • 19 July 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The UK Crown Estate has presented a revised tender design for Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4. Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4, which will make at least 7GW of new seabed rights available to the market, is designed on the basis of a three-stage tender process, involving a pre-qualification stage (PQQ) to assess competence of bidders; […]

  • 29 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Marine Coordination Services has partnered with the renewables department of recruitment specialist Spencer Ogden for the coordination of offshore wind projects. Under the deal, the two companies are set to collaborate for all relevant aspects of payroll, tax advice and compliance. Marine Coordination Services believes its operational background and on-site presence allowing for the vetting of […]

  • 14 December 2011

    Scottish Government is committed to meet its 100% power needs from renewables by 2020. Due to the subsidies for the renewable energy, the house owners could pay GBP 170 more a year. Renewable Energy Foundation director, Dr John Constable said that subsidy level would be GBP 8 billion for the renewable energy by 2020, and […]

  • 30 July 2014

    At this year’s SMM in Hamburg, Voith will be showcasing propulsion systems and vessel concepts focusing on high efficiency and dynamic positioning even under challenging conditions. In hall A4, booth 203, a Voith Schneider Propeller as well as the Voith Inline Thruster 850, which can also be used as a bow thruster, will be on […]

  • 17 November 2011

    Voith currently is the only manufacturer world-wide to produce thrusters with a power of 1 500 kW based on permanent magnet synchronous machine technology (RIM drives). Recent orders for offshore applications, passenger vessels and yachts underline Voith’s position as global market leader for these systems. With an inner propeller diameter of 2 300 mm, the […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    China’s largest offshore wind farm Huaneng Rudong 300MW – North started operating in the waters off eastern Jiangsu Province on 30 September, according to Chinese media.

  • 3 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Crown Estate has opened the Invitation to Tender (ITT) Stage 1 for the Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4. Due to the current COVID-19 situation, the Crown Estate has extended the submission period, to afford bidders additional time to respond. This latest offshore wind leasing round kicked off in October last year with the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). […]

  • 6 June 2012

    The first A2SEA wind turbine installation vessel equipped with Voith Schneider Propellers and Voith Inline Thrusters is nearing completion. Voith has now been awarded the contract to outfit another vessel with this propulsion system. The new vessel with a crane capacity of 900 tons is scheduled to enter service in mid-2014. A2SEA, based in Fredericia, […]

  • 23 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    The Crown Estate has updated the Offshore Wind Leasing Round 4 timeline due to the current COVID-19 situation. The Invitation to Tender (ITT) phase is now expected to open the week commencing 30 March, and the submission period has been extended by three weeks to afford bidders additional time to respond. The Crown Estate emphasized […]

  • 30 June 2020

    Voith has received an order to deliver eight electric Voith Schneider Propellers (eVSP) to Østensjø for four new offshore wind supply vessels. According to Voith, with this new type of gearless propeller, the permanent-magnet synchronous motor is directly integrated into the VSP. The drive system combines the technology of the VSP with the Voith Inline […]

  • 30 March 2017

    Micro Shelter Solution informed that it had participated to the radar/VTS equipment installation for the Galloper offshore wind farm foundations, all of which are now installed at the project site in the UK.

  • 22 May 2012

    Developers of marine energy devices will soon be able to benefit from a wave and current test facility being built in Scotland. The facility’s circular 25-metre pool will be able to simulate combinations of waves of up to 28 metres high and currents up to twelve knots at up to one-tenth scale – conditions that […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Environment, R&D

    With Massachusetts close to passing an omnibus energy bill which supports development of at least 2,000MW of offshore wind capacity by 2027, multiple research institutions have embarked on developing a national framework for offshore wind energy research. The framework will be launched during a session at this year’s International Offshore Wind Partnering Forum (IPF), held from 2nd to 5th October in Newport, […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has today announced the first delivery of its newly-developed permanent magnet tunnel thruster (TT-PM) to Norwegian company Olympic Shipping, who will operate the thruster on their vessel Olympic Octopus. The TT-PM offers numerous advantages over traditional tunnel thrusters, including an increase in power output of around 25% from the […]

  • 24 May 2016

    The crew on board Windcat 30 vessel, which is supporting O&M works on Centrica’s offshore wind assets, helped rescue a stranded vessel yesterday. Yesterday afternoon, Windcat 30 was returning to its base in Grimsby, when it was radioed by Humber VTS requesting that it helps rescue a yacht in difficulty off the Grimsby coast. The yacht, called […]