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  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Wind Innovation Hub (OWIH) has launched its new website which includes an evidence-based identification of UK offshore wind innovation priorities, supply chain growth opportunities and a view of the funding landscape.

  • 5 December 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Replacing a jack-up with a barge equipped with a Blade Exchange Tool to remove and install blades and other turbine components offshore leads to significant cost reductions, Guido Vletter, Project Engineer at Temporary Works Design (TWD) said.

  • 18 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is seeking to partner with a UK-based university to accelerate electrical infrastructure research and development activities relating to offshore renewable technologies.

  • 16 October 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The ORCA Hub, a consortium of five UK universities, has unveiled fully autonomous drones that can inspect offshore energy infrastructure. The ORCA Hub is led by the Edinburgh Centre for Robotics, a partnership between Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh. The consortium also includes Imperial College London, the University of Oxford and the University of Liverpool. […]

  • 15 May 2017

    By John Spee, Investment Projects & Acquisition at Noord-Holland Noord The Dutch harbour city Den Helder has grown the last 40 years into a key offshore hub for the Central and Southern North Sea. Now with the transition from Oil & Gas to renewables on the horizon, the region sees a leading role for itself. The […]

  • 28 May 2015

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based developer of technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has been invited to present at the annual conference of the Partnership for Research in Marine Renewable Energy (PRIMaRE). Dr John Chapman (Chief Engineer) will update attendees on the development of its wave energy converter the WaveSub, which has been […]

  • 25 September 2013
    R&D, Technology

    IBERDROLA INGENIERÍA, in partnership with the Swedish company CorPower Ocean specializing in wave energy converters and the Portuguese marine research centre WavEc, has embarked on the development of the R&D project HiWave, focused on high efficiency wave power. This international initiative aims to demonstrate wave power harnessing using a new type of compact device with […]

  • 18 December 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Red Nine, a company providing solutions in the inhospitable and remote locations for the oil and gas sector, has set up an office at the OrbisEnergy hub at Lowestoft in Suffolk, UK, in order to offer its services to the offshore wind sector.

  • 1 June 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    The Offshore Wind Innovation Hub (OWIH) has launched a guide to the future priorities and opportunities for innovation that will help the sector achieve the goal of having 30GW of offshore wind capacity in the UK by 2030.

  • 23 May 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Water USA has been providing hub logistics services to General Electric (GE) in the Port of Providence, Rhode Island, for the 30 MW Block Island wind farm project since December 2015.  The scope of the services includes heavy lift and storage of turbine components for the first offshore wind farm in the United States, as […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Grant programme, Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE), has announced Marine Power Systems’ WaveSub as the latest innovation to receive funding. Marine Power Systems was founded with the sole purpose of developing and bringing to market the novel, patent protected wave energy converter ‘WaveSub’. The award winning WaveSub has four key USPs which […]

  • 22 April 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Strainstall, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been selected to provide a complex monitoring package to support the prototype testing of WaveSub™, a wave power harnessing device from Marine Power Systems (MPS). Phase one of the monitoring solution will apply Strainstall’s complex data acquisition system and expertise in data processing and analytics. The […]

  • 6 October 2017

    Offshore WIND is once again gathering industry players in one place to hear their insights and get “the news behind the news” by looking at the industry movements through businesses involved in it.

  • 22 June 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    This year Offshore WIND Magazine will be looking at the offshore wind hub ports. These are ports that have either become newly established as offshore wind ports or existing ports already serving the industry that grown beyond most people’s expectations in the past seven years. These hubs can be either a single port or a group of neighbouring ports able to provide the complete base support for range of services from project pre-construction surveys to wind farm operation and maintenance.

  • 28 October 2019

    The Technical University of Denmark (DTU) is developing digital solutions for controlling long-distance power flows in order to avoid blackouts and failure at energy hubs in the North Sea. The multiDC project focuses on developing intelligent digital solutions for controlling long-distance power flows to avoid blackouts and severe failure and looks into how to design the power […]

  • 22 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Clustering a few wind farms, especially those to be built far offshore, and optimising the utilisation of a hotel vessel (floatel) would significantly contribute to cost saving through the O&M phase, according to Dennis Schiricke, Director at OutSmart.

  • 19 January 2012

    Tata Steel has secured a major contract from Siemens Wind Power to supply 25,000 tonnes of high-quality profiled steel plate for wind towers. The order – the largest to date for the steel company’s dedicated wind tower hub in Scunthorpe, England – is worth an eight figure £ sum and establishes Tata Steel as a […]

  • 3 July 2017

    The technical and the economically attractive potential for deploying offshore wind in Europe is vast and we have only scratched the surface with the 13GW that we have today, according to WindEurope’s CEO Giles Dickson, who highlighted the key points from WindEurope’s latest report.

  • 6 August 2014

    Hughes Sub Surface Engineering Ltd (HSSE) officially opened another office in Lowestoft. HSSE has the capability to support projects throughout the UK and Europe, and believe that an office local to the East coast will provide a strong strategic base of operations. The new HSSE facility will enable the company to bring more of its […]

  • 7 March 2019
    Authorities, Grid Connection

    The King of the Netherlands Willem-Alexander and Queen Máxima have reviewed the concept and plans for the North Sea Wind Power Hub (NSWPH) as part of the German-Dutch trade delegation meeting. At the meeting, held on 6 March in Bremerhaven, TenneT CEO Manon van Beek presented the vision and current plans for the hub based on an interactive virtual model. […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The Netherlands plan to increase their installed offshore wind capacity to 4,500 megawatts by 2023. With the related roll-out reaching round 3, one of the first tenders issued will be the 700 MW tender for the Borssele coast area. The Dutch grid operator TenneT has been designated to become the operator of the offshore grid. […]

  • 19 March 2014
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Port of Ardersier has welcomed the announcement today of formal consent for the Moray Offshore Renewables Limited (MORL) and the Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL) projects. Port’s CEO Capt. Steve Gobbi said: “Offshore wind could generate thousands of new jobs in the Highlands, with ports as the key. “The build out of projects such as […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has expanded its intellectual property (IP) to ensure its cutting edge innovations are protected around the world. The IP applies to Sea State Tuning, a revolutionary system that ensures that the WaveSub wave energy converter – […]

  • 7 August 2012

    This week, Bio Power Systems held information meetings regarding its 250 kW wave energy project. The meetings took place at Port Fairy and Yambuk, with about 50 attendees. The ABC news site quotes Dr Timothy Finnegan, the company’s chief executive, as saying: “Just wanting to be well informed and we appreciate that and we’re providing […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has issued a call for tenders for operation and maintenance (O&M) services at the National Offshore Anemometry Hub (NOAH). The work scope will also include supporting research and development (R&D) projects and activities at the National Offshore Anemometry Hub and surrounding consented area. A contract, valued at EUR 1.25 million, […]

  • 29 September 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    A Welsh company which specialises in capturing the potential of wave energy and reducing the current cost associated with this process has been announced as the first company to benefit from new Welsh Government innovation funding. Last week, the First Minister announced a £115 million package of support to boost innovation in Wales, leading to […]