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  • 30 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Asia Wind Energy Association and the World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) are organizing the first offshore wind supply chain conference in Taiwan. The 1st Annual Asia Offshore Wind Supply Chain Conference will be held on 4 March 2020 in Kaohsiung. The event is the first conference in Asia-Pacific dedicated to the supply chain development […]

  • 17 May 2019

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) has joined the recently launched World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) as its newest member. WOC brings together industries such as shipping, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, renewable energy (wind, wave, tidal), ports, dredging, cables, as well as the maritime legal, financial and insurance communities, and others to address ocean sustainable […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) has launched the Floating Offshore Wind Committee to promote the acceleration of commercial-scale floating offshore wind.

  • 19 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    The UK Energy Industries Council (EIC) and the World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on offshore wind. Under the MoU signed in Aberdeen, the two parties agreed to cooperate on offshore wind supply chain project activities. “We work extensively with supply chain companies and especially those diversifying from oil […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Members of the newly-formed World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) association have signed a ”500 by 50” Mission Statement to pave the way to utilising the industry’s potential to build additional 500GW of offshore wind capacity by the year 2050. This mission is based on the latest projection by the International Renewable Energy Agency’s (IRENA) transformation roadmap […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Business & Finance

    Several offshore wind companies and organisations have already become members of the World Forum Offshore Wind’s (WFO’s) Floating Offshore Wind Committee, launched in February 2020. The latest ones to get onboard the committee are Japan’s utility company JERA, French wind energy industry association FEE, and Norwegian company Aker Solutions. The three new members join RWE, […]

  • 20 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    5,194MW of offshore wind capacity went into operation during the last year, making 2019 a new record year in terms of new global offshore wind installations with a 24% growth as compared to 2018, WFO said.

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO), the first organization dedicated to fostering and promoting the global growth of offshore wind, has officially been launched.

  • 7 July 2020
    Business & Finance

    MingYang has established a business and engineering centre in Hamburg, Germany, with an aim to introduce its latest offshore wind turbine products into the European market. The Chinese wind turbine manufacturer said that it was motivated by the growth of the offshore wind market in Europe, and that with its new centre it also wants […]

  • 23 June 2016

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) yesterday issued a call for information and nominations for two areas off Hawaiian coast, identified for wind energy development. BOEM will gauge the offshore wind industry’s interest in acquiring commercial wind leases in the two areas, spanning approximately 485,000 acres of submerged lands in federal waters offshore Oahu. The Call for […]

  • 14 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Magnus Björkman has recently been appointed as Chief Financial Officer of the Sarens Group. Magnus is Swedish, 45 years old and graduated as MSc. in Business Administration at the Stockholm School of Economics in Sweden. He lives in Brussels and speaks fluently Swedish, English and French. Previously Magnus Björkman held various finance positions at the Volvo Construction […]

  • 17 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell, a provider of fabrication, engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewable energy industries, announces that Joanne Curin, Chief Financial Officer, has decided to stand down from the Board of Lamprell plc and as Chief Financial Officer. Curin has guided the business through a key period and will […]

  • 15 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall has appointed a new Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Stefan Dohler, who is currently Senior Vice President for the Business Area Markets and a member of Vattenfall’s group executive management team, will assume the new post on 1 December, and Vattenfall has already initiated the recruitment process for a new Head of Business Area Markets. […]

  • 29 July 2015

    Centrica has appointed Jeff Bell as Chief Financial Officer (‘CFO’) with effect from 1 August 2015, at which time he will also join Centrica plc’s Board. Jeff was appointed interim CFO on 1 September last year following the departure of Nick Luff. He brings extensive experience in driving financial performance and has a strong track […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Jobs & Recruitment, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    World Marine Offshore (WMO) has, through its daughter company, recently signed a contract with Navantia Shipyards to provide the onshore and offshore logistics services for the commissioning of the offshore substation on the East Anglia One wind farm.

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Supervisory Board of Senvion SE, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth-largest manufacturer of wind turbines, has appointed Kirti Vagadia as the company’s new Chief Financial Officer. The appointment is effective as of 1st December 2014. Tulsi R. Tanti, Chairman of the Suzlon Group and of the Senvion Supervisory Board […]

  • 24 February 2020
    Business & Finance

    Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) has advised on the project financing of the Changfang and Xidao offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

  • 12 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    Wave energy firm Aquamarine Power has appointed experienced financier Douglas Robb as their new Chief Financial Officer.  Robb’s role will be to bring in further private and public sector investment in support of the firm’s ambitious commercialisation plans.  Aquamarine Power is currently completing a major refit of their Oyster 800 wave machine which is scheduled […]

  • 20 December 2011

    According to the decision of the Supervisory Board, the former CFO of SIAG Schaaf Industrie AG, Roland Schüttpelz has been dismissed with immediate effect. SIAG Schaaf Industrie AG has grown from a classical steel construction company to the leading supplier of the power generating industry in the past 15 years. Worldwide, the SIAG Group employs […]

  • 16 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    At its meeting today, the E.ON Supervisory Board appointed Marc Spieker member of the Board of Management and future Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of E.ON SE. He will join the Board on January 1, 2017 and take over the CFO position on April 1 from Michael Sen, who will then leave the company.  Marc Spieker […]

  • 5 September 2016
    Business & Finance

    International law firm Watson Farley & Williams (WFW) advised Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) on the acquisition of 100% of OffshoreMW, which holds a 675km² offshore wind energy lease off the coast of Massachusetts.  Outside the US, CIP already owns stakes in two offshore wind farms – the 588MW Beatrice in the UK and the 402MW Veja Mate in Germany, with […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    STRABAG OW EVS GmbH (“STRABAG“), a joint venture between STRABAG AG and the Norderland Group, has been advised by Watson Farley & Williams (“WFW“) on all legal and tax aspects of the sale of the “Albatros” offshore wind farm project to EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG (“EnBW“). The planned offshore wind farm has already obtained BSH […]

  • 9 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    TenneT announced that Mr Eelco de Boer (58) has been appointed as CFO of TenneT Holding B.V. He will join the Board of Management as a director under the articles of association. Mr De Boer has been employed by TenneT as interim financial administrator since mid-2010. Eelco de Boer has over 20 years of experience […]

  • 23 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    WFS Technologies, the world’s leading supplier of radio and acoustic solutions for underwater communication, navigation and power transfer, announces a new industry partnership with UK supplier of instrumentation and data loggers, Omni Instruments, based in Dundee, Scotland. Omni Instruments Ltd. Established 1996, specialises in providing measurement and data acquisition systems in the UK, Europe and […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Atlantis has appointed Simon Counsell as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). The company has accepted the resignation of Duncan Black as CFO, who will step down on 18 September 2015, due to the intended relocation of the corporate headquarters, including the finance and administration function, to Scotland from Singapore. Black will remain on the Board as a Non-executive […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has nominated Carlo van Noort to be appointed as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) of Boskalis at the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders (AGM) in May 2019.