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  • 22 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    International recruitment company Atlas Professionals and The Wind Technicians have signed a five-year cooperation agreement for the exchange of technical personnel for the wind energy sector.

  • 14 August 2016

    DONG Energy Bins AMEP Offshore Wind Hub Project DONG Energy has decided not to invest in a GBP 450 million offshore wind hub at the Able Marine Energy Park (AMEP) in the Humber after a recent report showed that UK east coast ports have the capability to support the pipeline of offshore wind projects which […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Technology, Vessels

    Orkney Islands Council continued its work to install a new marine traffic system west of Orkney last Friday. A 16-foot long radar piece of a new VTS (vessel traffic system) was transferred by helicopter from EMEC’s Billia Croo wave test site to the Black Craig. The Black Craig, which EMEC uses as an environmental observation point […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    US Department of Energy’s grant for the development of an offshore wind farm off New Jersey’s coast was celebrated yesterday on Steel Pier in Atlantic City. In May, Fishermen’s Energy Atlantic City Windfarm (FACW) project was selected by the US Department of Energy (DOE) as one of three projects that will receive up to $46.7 […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    K2 Management has announced its role as the general consultant to Formosa Wind Power Co. Ltd. in helping Formosa 1 Offshore Wind Farm.  Formosa 1 Offshore Wind Farm (128 MW) will be Taiwan’s first utility-size offshore wind farm planned for commissioning by 2018. K2 Management has performed wind modelling and wind data analysis and will now […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Cross-border maritime spatial planning can be a problem if the planning of the countries involved is not harmonized and conflicting interests arise. Guidelines drafted by the EU for such cases, offer no practical remedy. That is the outcome of the MASPNOSE (Maritime Spatial Planning in the North Sea), a study carried out by Deltares at […]

  • 24 December 2019
    Training & Education

    AIS Training and Arcon have signed an agreement to develop an offshore wind training center in Maryland, the U.S. The new center will be purpose-built at Arcon’s existing welding training school site in Salisbury to train offshore wind workers in essential skills such as working at height, manual handling, fire awareness, first fid and sea […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Section 401 water quality certificate of approval to Icebreaker Windpower Inc., confirming that the Icebreaker offshore wind project in the Lake Erie complies with federal standards relating to water pollution.

  • 8 April 2020

    Seaway 7 has signed a contract with CAPE Holland for the supply of Vibro Lifting Tool (VLT) for the installation of monopile foundations at the Kaskasi offshore wind farm.

  • 25 April 2016

    Turbine Transfers’ 21m offshore support vessel Malltraeth Bay has started working on the Sandbank offshore wind farm, under a contract with VBMS.  VBMS won a EUR 90 million contract for the Sandbank offshore wind farm in 2014. The company is in charge of cable supply, CPS, installation, post-lay burial, and termination and testing of 76 infield cables. The work is due to be completed […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Supacat has acquired MDS Marine as the latest step in the company’s strategy to expand its marine and renewable energy business. Last year at Seawork International Supacat launched its revolutionary Supacat Multi-purpose Vessel 24 (SMV 24), which has since secured James Fisher Marine Services as launch customer with the first vessel making its maiden charter […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected Dr. Sanjiv Malhotra to be the first Director of the Clean Energy Investment Center (CEIC), located within the Office of Technology Transitions (OTT). CEIC was established in 2015 as part of the Obama Administration’s Clean Energy Investment Initiative to advance private, mission-oriented investment in clean energy technologies that address […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Jürgen Geissinger joined the wind turbine manufacturer Senvion as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) on 17 December. Stefan E. Kowski, Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Senvion, said: “We are delighted to welcome Jürgen Geissinger to Senvion as CEO. He has the proven capabilities required to drive exceptional business growth by creating strategic clarity, driving innovation and quality, while […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Grid Connection

    Ofgem have appointed the preferred bidder for the first project in the second round of tenders (known as Transitional Round 2) to own and operate offshore links for the Lincs project. This is the second largest offshore transmission project to have reached this stage; the estimated value of the assets is £282 million. Transmission Capital […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) and Oil Management and Services GmbH (OMS) have signed an exclusive cooperation agreement to jointly deliver full oil lifecycle services, including gearbox and hydraulic oil change, to the European offshore renewables industry. Bruno Martinsen, owner of OMS, said: “This cooperation agreement will enable us to jointly provide turnkey oil management solutions to offshore […]

  • 26 August 2015

    Turbine Transfers has appointed Andy Nattrass as Customer and Business Development Manager. Andy’s career spans over 18 years within the maritime industry with experience in front-line vessel operations, including time as Master of Survey Vessels, Workboats and CTV’s, and additional experience in Health and Safety and project and supplier management. Andy, a former Project Manager […]

  • 29 November 2011

      Ukraine appeared on the latest Ernst & Young Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Indices, proving to be an attractive emerging market for renewable energy. The November issue of the respectable index lists solar, wind, and hydropower industries as top renewable energy sectors in Ukraine. The new report by Ernst & Young describes Ukrainian renewable resource […]

  • 31 May 2012

    A tidal and wave testing facility that is currently under construction is expected to make testing of tidal prototypes easier. According to, the FloWave TT test center is being built at the University of Edinburgh’s King’s Buildings campus. The facility will contain the first water tank in the world capable of simulating waves of […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    On Wednesday, February 26, Ofgem launched the third Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) tender round, for the high voltage transmission links of two offshore wind farms, Westermost Rough and Humber Gateway. They are situated in the North Sea off the coast of Yorkshire. Worth almost £400m, Tender Round 3 (TR3) is the first new tender round […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Ofgem today announced shortlists of bidders competing to own and operate transmission links to the Dudgeon, Rampion and Race Bank wind farms, situated off the coasts of Norfolk and Sussex.

  • 29 November 2012

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) and FloWave TT Ltd have agreed to collaborate by sharing data collected at EMEC’s wave and tidal test sites in the Orkney Isles, which will allow FloWave to replicate at scale the actual sea conditions at Orkney in its GBP 9.5 million onshore test facility, reports the Water Power […]

  • 27 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    AXYS Technologies Inc. has deployed one of its WindSentinel Land Stations on a man-made island at the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay as part of a project headed by WeatherFlow Inc. The project is funded by the Virginia Commonwealth Research Commercialization Fund (CRCF) with the objective, “Developing an Anchored Wind Monitoring and Forecasting System for […]

  • 29 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    The fourth round of offshore wind leasing in the UK will not take place until after the summer, The Crown Estate announced after assessing the latest market feedback. The Crown Estate has updated the plans for the new offshore wind leasing summarising the received feedback from developers since the November engagement events and confirming how […]

  • 24 January 2020
    R&D, Technology

    The MHI Vestas V174-9.5MW prototype turbine has been installed at the Østerild National Test Centre in Denmark. According to MHI Vestas, the robust test program at the Danish test center will enable the thorough monitoring of the reliability and performance output of the flagship offshore wind turbine. “The construction of the V174-9.5 MW prototype at […]

  • 20 July 2011

    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 […]

  • 30 March 2011

    ESB International has applied to the Department of Environment, Heritage and Local Government (DEHLG) for foreshore exploration licences in the first step towards developing a 5 Megawatt wave energy project off the west coast of Ireland. This will enable the Company to conduct marine surveys and resource measurements at two locations, Killard Point, Co Clare […]