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  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Naval architect firm Walker Marine Design (WMD) has signed Rockledge Marine Services as its agent for the U.S. offshore wind market.

  • 8 May 2013
    R&D

    Sea Wave Energy Ltd. (SWEL) is a new-entrant renewable energy business, focused on the marine sector. It was established to exploit the intellectual property of its Waveline Magnet device, a wave energy converter that is the culmination of eight years’ research and development. In March 2013, the latest version of the Waveline Magnet, the 12 […]

  • 8 March 2013
    Technology

    The Plymouth University’s £19 million Marine Building hosted its fourth wave energy tests since it opened in October, writes This is Cornwall news portal. Namely, Sea Wave Energy Ltd has conducted test on its WM7 this week at the university’s state-of- the-art ocean tank. In July 2012, the company tested its prototype WM6 in Cyprus […]

  • 5 October 2015

    SMD has delivered a QTrencher 1000 ROV to KT Submarine following a successful completion of factory acceptance testing. Delivery of the trenching system was brought forward by one month to coincide with the early completion of the refurbishment of KT Submarine’s cable ship, Responder. The whole system including associated control, LARS and spares package was […]

  • 8 May 2013

    Sea Wave Energy Ltd (SWEL) is a renewable power business, focused on the ocean/sea energy sector. In March 2013, the latest version of the Waveline Magnet, Wave Energy Converter (WEC), the 12 metre long WM7, was tested in the new state-of-the-art wave tank at Plymouth University by independent marine energy experts and results confirmed that […]

  • 21 April 2010
    Authorities, Environment

    SALISBURY, Md. – Governor Martin O’Malley has been working for a while now to develop a green economy in Maryland. However, he hasn’t been…   [mappress] Source: wmdt, April 21, 2010;

  • 4 February 2013
    Technology

    Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) announced the early delivery of an HD3 inter array cable plough to Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical Ltd. (RSPU). RSPU has named the vehicle HDIA (Heavy Duty Inter Array) Plough and is to be mobilised onto the Polar Prince subsea construction vessel. The HD3 cable plough, which is scheduled to […]

  • 9 November 2012

    The QTrencher 1000 has been specifically developed for cable and pipeline burial to 2000m water depth. The ROV provides a compact high powered trenching capability for the burial of cables, umbilicals and 500mm diameter pipes up to 2-3 metres deep. The use of variable high pressure jetting optimises the trenching operation to suit a range […]

  • 1 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Long-standing SMD customer DeepOcean have now received delivery of their 1000hp QTrencher (QT) 1000 and successfully completed a number of projects. The recently upgraded T-3200 heavy duty trenching tractor is set to sit alongside the industry‐leading free flying, jet trenching ROV on DeepOcean’s Havila Phoenix vessel. Paul Davison, SMD’s Deputy MD commented: “We are particularly […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Technology

    Pharos Offshore has recently completed the development and enhancement of a 2,500m rated SMD-built tracked jet trencher, which has subsequently been named the UTV400.

  • 10 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    SMD has been formally presented with a prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise by His Royal Highness, Prince Michael of Kent. His Royal Highness presented the Award in the innovation category as part of a visit to SMD’s head office and manufacturing facility in Wallsend, North East England. During the visit His Royal Highness was given […]

  • 27 October 2011
    Technology

    SMD and Blade Offshore Services (BOS) announce the signature of Heads of Terms for a joint venture. Under the joint venture, expected to be called SMD-BORD, SMD will design and manufacture subsea remote drilling solutions for the marine renewable industry, offering a cost effective alternative to monopile and gravity foundations for wave, tidal and wind […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Zhuzhou CSR Times Electric Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of CSR Corporation Limited of China, has acquired Specialist Machine Developments (SMD) group.  SMD is organised across a number of business streams, including Work Class ROVs, Subsea Trenching, Submerged Mining and Marine Renewables. Andrew Hodgson, CEO of SMD, commented: “Becoming part of CSR will be a key step […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Vessels

    Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) has delivered an ultra high-powered 2400hp Cable Burial Tractor to Boskalis’ cable laying vessel Ndeavor. The CBT2400 and associated deck equipment were mobilized directly onto Ndeavor from the Swan Hunter quayside access point next to SMD’s production facility. Boskalis and specialist trenching contractor Canyon Offshore will operate the tractor. SMD […]

  • 1 June 2010

    Today, Monday, 31st May 2010, the All for Offshore GmbH sets in as the first service provider for wind energy projects at the main offering from one single source all services from logistic planning through to transport to maintenance and repair of the turbines. The company is a co-operation between the Schrammgroup and wpd offshore […]

  • 21 September 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The wpd group has acquired 100% of the shares of Butendiek Offshore Windpark Holding GmbH, Hamburg, from SSE Renewables Germany Holdings GmbH, Hamburg. The offshore wind farm Butendiek is located 34 km west of the Sylt Island in the North Sea and is one of the most advanced offshore wind farms in German waters. It […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Soil Machine Dynamics Limited (SMD) and Blade Offshore Services Limited (BOS) have completed a deal which sees the creation of a joint venture, SMD-BORD, and joint development of a novel technology for the installation of marine renewables devices on the seabed. The unique technology makes use of a sacrificial double-skinned annular drill, which cuts more […]

  • 28 April 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    German offshore wind developer wpd has signed an agreement with Taiwan Green Power (TGP) to jointly develop a 600 MW offshore wind project in Taiwan. The wind farm site No. 28 is expected to be part of the third tender round in Taiwan, wpd said. The project is located off the coast of Changhua in […]

  • 27 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    The news by Siemens & ABP of a GBP 310 million investment in the offshore wind energy industry and the follow on effects for further investment in the offshore wind energy supply chain hit right at the heart of Trawlercat Marine Designs’ (TMD) first step into this industry, the company’s President and CEO said. The […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Technology, Vessels

    Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) has signed a contract with Van Oord for the manufacture and delivery of a QTrencher 1600.

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    By the end of 2014, WPD AG had increased its own range of wind farms to a total capacity of 1,061 megawatts. This makes the mid cap company with its head office in Bremen one of the leading wind farm operators in the German and European markets. The wind farms are mainly in Germany and selected […]

  • 26 September 2018

    Francis Brown Limited has delivered deck equipment fabrications to Soil Machine Dynamics Ltd (SMD) for work on offshore wind farms in the North Sea.

  • 19 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Portsmouth based cargo operator MMD Shipping Services has secured a 10-year agreement with international wind turbine manufacturer MHI Vestas Offshore Wind.

  • 9 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swiss utility Elektrizitätswerk der Stadt Zürich (ewz) has acquired a stake in wpd’s Butendiek offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The other investors are Marguerite Fund, Siemens Project Ventures (SPV), Industriens Pensionsforsikring (IP), Pensionskassernes Administration (PKA) and CDC Infrastructure (Caisse des Dépôts group). “The ewz participation is a further favorable signal for the offshore wind […]

  • 5 September 2011

      The newly elected government of Finland has recently decided to promote offshore wind power. The wpd Group management team is meeting today with several Finnish ministers and state secretaries to discuss the Suurhiekka offshore wind farm which is currently in the pipeline and set to be realised in the coming years. Dr. Gernot Blanke, […]

  • 2 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    Breakthrough for Butendiek offshore wind farm: After intense negotiations throughout the summer wpd group, located in Bremen, was able to…   [mappress] Source: wpd, September 02, 2011