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  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Rix Sea Shuttle is expanding its fleet of crew transfer vessels. The company – part of J.R. Rix & Sons Ltd – will take delivery of a 27.4 metre ship made by French company Piriou in April, 2016. The boat will be the largest in Rix Sea Shuttle’s fleet with the capacity to carry a crew of […]

  • 26 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The global offshore wind sector has the potential to grow to 200GW of capacity by 2030, according to a new report by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC). The Global Offshore Wind Report includes a business-as-usual (BAU) scenario which does not incorporate further technical development or opportunities and an upside scenario which captures the additional market potential. […]

  • 2 April 2019

    By Stefano Santoni – Product & Market Manager, Wind Energy & Heavy Duty Division – DAVI. According to the report of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), the global offshore wind market experienced a growth of 4.49GW of new capacity in 2018. The Global Wind Report acknowledges that nowadays there’s a total of 23GW of offshore […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Annual statistics recently released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) once again show the massive growth in cumulative wind power capacity in Asia, to 82,398 MW last year from 61,106 MW at the end of 2010. When matched with Asia’s continuing population increases, the GWEC statistics seem to indicate that the region as a […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    The UK has launched the new joint government-industry Offshore Wind Sector Deal which will see offshore wind reach the connected capacity of 30GW and deliver one-third of the UK’s electricity by 2030. Under the new deal, the number of jobs in the industry is expected to rise to 27,000 by 2030, up from 7,200 today. The deal […]

  • 10 May 2016
    R&D, Vessels

    Wind Farm Support Vessels (WFSVs) have increased in size in the last twelve months following the changes to the UK and German codes and regulations which allowed the vessels to be longer than 24-metre load line and to carry more than 12 technicians, and the trend is set to continue, according to Ed Dudson, Technical Director at […]

  • 4 May 2015

    It was only 4 years ago at Seawork International 2011 that a completely new class of offshore wind farm vessels was defined when a new vessel, 26 metres long with a 10 metres beam, was named Marineco Shamal and handed over to the owner Marineco. So began the class of 26. As this article is […]

  • 1 January 2020

    With 2019 now behind us, our editorial team looks back on what shaped the offshore wind industry in the last year of the decade. Below is a subjective list highlighting some of the most impactful events in the sector: UK Offshore Wind Strike Prices Slide Down to GBP 39.65/MWh Offshore wind projects selected in the […]

  • 17 December 2012

    While maturing growth and policy headwinds have dampened growth in onshore wind power, offshore wind power is expected to show strong growth – especially towards the end of the decade. MAKE Consulting expects offshore installation compound annual growth of 44% in 2011-2016, with 18GW of installations in the period, supported by favourable policy in Europe […]

  • 16 May 2014

    Offshore wind, wave and tidal all play key roles in next week’s All-Energy 2014 (Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre – AECC, 21-22 May). Nearly 11 hours of conference time at the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference is devoted to offshore wind –including 105 minutes to floating offshore wind; a further nine and a […]

  • 21 February 2012
    R&D

    London Offshore Consultants (LOC), one of the world’s leading independent marine and offshore industry consultancy firms, is set to expand its activities and office network in Asia Pacific, it announced today. LOC provides a range of specialist consultancy services on planning, design and execution of high value, complex marine and energy based operations through to […]

  • 9 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing. (FH) Willi Balz, Windreich AG, is the second largest shareholder of Fuhrländer AG with headquarters in Liebenscheid (Siegerland), and welcomes the change of ownership of Germany’s oldest wind turbine manufacturer and emphasis: The new owner structure ensures the future of the traditional manufacturer and opens up a large market. The Ukraine offers good locations […]

  • 6 August 2012

    Veka-Group builds a series of catamarans for the offshore industry. The vessel has been specially developed for crew tendering and offers also enough deck space for transporting three 10 ft containers. The first vessel, destined for an operator of a wind farm, will be delivered mid September.  Stable, fast and economical ‘A monohull built without […]

  • 21 June 2013

    Corrosion to many people is the mysterious manifestation that those in the maritime industry all have to deal with at some point or other. It is often misunderstood and because it appears at first sight – in theory at least – a somewhat simple to explain electro-chemical action its understanding and methods of dealing with […]

  • 15 April 2014

    There are some blunt facts about wind farm support vessels and some of them do not make pleasant reading. In the past four years there have been many wind farm support vessels built, some for existing companies and some for new companies. At the time they were ordered the prospects looked good with the UK […]

  • 12 June 2013

    Since April 2012 the wind farm support vessel industry has experienced success and failure, both large and small. 2012 will be remembered for the number of new vessels built and delivered to operators, but predominantly it will be the collapse of South Boats Special Projects in the autumn that shook this sector of the industry […]

  • 4 August 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    A Sweden-headquartered engineering consultancy company, AFRY, has been awarded a contract for the Vietnamese Tra Vinh offshore wind farm, under which it will provide a full scope of owner’s engineering services. The company has already worked on the Tra Vinh offshore wind farm development. Prior to this latest assignment, AFRY was appointed a technical advisor […]

  • 28 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Italian offshore energy contractor Saipem will manufacture and deliver 32 wind turbine jacket foundations for the 376MW Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. As reported earlier, Jan De Nul, the EPCI contractor for the project’s foundations and subsea cables, selected Saipem and Sembcorp to deliver the pile jacket foundations for the wind farm. At […]

  • 27 August 2020
    Business & Finance

    Globally, 2,535 MW of offshore wind was put into operation during the first half of the year, with offshore wind installations reaching 29,839 MW by the end of June 2020, according to World Forum Offshore’s (WFO) H1 2020 Global Offshore Wind Report. The organisation said the figures underline the continued growth of the global offshore […]

  • 6 January 2020

    Asia Wind Energy Association Regional Outlook The Asia-Pacific region has seen a tremendous growth in offshore wind development during the last twelve months. From an initial 10-year forecast in 2017 of 11.2 GW by 2027, our new estimate sees installed offshore wind capacity rise 20-fold to 43 GW in 2027. This is fueled by the […]

  • 19 February 2020

    Global Wind Energy Council Offshore wind has been a hot topic over the past few years, and it is no surprise why. The International Energy Agency expects that offshore wind will be a $1 trillion industry by 2040, with offshore wind capacity forecasted to grow to 1 TW by 2050 according to IRENA. It is […]