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  • 19 October 2012

    Today, at the International Conference on Ocean Energy (ICOE) in Dublin, GL Garrad Hassan will release WaveDyn, the first independently developed wave energy converter design tool to be made commercially available. WaveDyn allows users to model a wide range of wave energy conversion device types. Its flexible, multi-body modelling approach, coupled with a hydrodynamic flow […]

  • 23 March 2015
    R&D, Technology

    WaveRoller® has reached an important milestone with the validation by DNV GL of load calculation and structural analysis methods. Simulated results were compared to measurements made during sea trials of the WaveRoller® Pilot Power Plant in 2014. DNV GL used its wave energy converter modelling tool, WaveDyn, to simulate the loads on WaveRoller®’s structure. The response […]

  • 3 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    DanTysk offshore wind farm, situated west of the island of Sylt and directly on the German-Danish border, recently shook under the strength of storm “Christian” that swept through the North Sea. Wind measurements of 44.3 m/s (160km/h) were recorded on board the foundation installation vessel – the Seafox 5, at 2:10 pm on October 29, […]

  • 7 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Aon is currently involved in several developments of offshore wind projects. Peter van den Brink, Aon Risk Solutions’ Industry Director for Energy and Marine Logistics in the Netherlands, sees challenges and opportunities in this fast-evolving market.

  • 5 February 2015

    MARIN has ordered a new Rexroth Benelux wave generator for its Concept Basin new Concept Basin. The deal was signed by MARIN president, Bas Buchner, and by General Manager Bosch Rexroth Benelux, Ron van den Oetelaar. Part of this contract is a complete new wave generation control system for the wave generators in the Offshore Basin and Seakeeping and […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch subsea services provider DCN International Diving and Marine Contractors has completed the removal of all grouting hoses at the Gode Wind 1 & 2 offshore wind farms located in the German sector of the North Sea. DCN visited a total of 97 locations to remove the 5,5 grouting hoses, which were cut and removed with in house […]

  • 3 October 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    During a press conference at WindEnergy Hamburg last week, Vattenfall stated that they will launch the Sandbank project in the summer of 2015, after they complete the DanTysk construction works. Due to their proximity and technical similarity of DanTysk and Sandbank, Vattenfall has come up with the concept to have one crew servicing both wind […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Orkney’s marine energy industry has been the focus of a fact-finding visit by Japanese politicians and business leaders. The 10-strong party from the Nagasaki Prefecture, on the island of Kyushu, toured the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Stromness at the weekend to learn more about Orkney’s role at the forefront of the global wave […]

  • 1 April 2014
    R&D, Technology

    RenewableUK commented on the news that Carnegie Wave Energy are bringing their CETO 6 device to the South West Marine Energy Park’s Wave Hub site. The site is an electrical hub 16km off the coast of Cornwall, and this development means all three berths for wave devices are now reserved by wave companies looking to […]

  • 12 July 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    The 155/33-kilovolt offshore substation and jacket are ready to leave the construction yard of Strukton Hollandia in Krimpen aan den IJssel near Rotterdam any day now. The jacket will provide a platform for the substation 45m above the seabed in a water depth of 26m. Their final destination is 70km offshore, west of the island […]

  • 20 June 2012

    A new device, that is not yet built, will mimic the wave-damping effect of a muddy seafloor thus extracting energy from waves passing over it, reports. A synthetic “seabed carpet” will offer a new way of producing clean and cheap electricity and at the same time will protect the coastal areas against strong waves […]

  • 29 June 2018
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has appointed Huub den Rooijen, the Director of Energy, Minerals and Infrastructure at The Crown Estate, to its Board as a Non-Executive Director.

  • 14 May 2014

    EMEC will be exhibiting and speaking at the All-Energy Exhibition and Conference 2014 in Aberdeen next week on 21st and 22nd May 2014. Aquatera will provide an update on the Performance Review of Maritime Support Services for Orkney. The Scottish Government funded project has explored and characterised the performance of Orkney-located vessels and associated services […]

  • 23 October 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    From 2014 onwards, quiet rooms with a shower, internet access and a TV will make everyday life more comfortable for the members of the DanTysk Wind Farm maintenance team – right in the middle of the harsh North Sea. Vattenfall and the Stadtwerke Munich have now commissioned the Schleswig-Holstein based company Nobiskrug, whose headquarters is […]

  • 3 November 2020

    SMST has deployed its newest rental gangway onboard Rem Offshore’s construction subsea vessel (CSV) Rem Inspector for work at the DanTysk offshore wind farm in Germany. The Telescopic Access Bridge L-Series (TAB-L) gangway was mobilized on Rem Inspector last week at the port of Eemshaven, including four stacking modules for working on height and a […]

  • 21 January 2013

    An amendment to the original draft of part five of the Oregon Territorial Sea Plan adopted in 2009, related to development of wave energy, is to be voted on by the Land Conservation and Development Commission at its meeting on January 24 in Salem. A moratorium on permits for wave energy facilities in Oregon’s territorial […]

  • 5 April 2013

    One of the world’s largest installation vessels will be used to install offshore wind farm DanTysk’s 80 turbines in the North Sea. The Pacific Osprey operated by Danish company Swire Blue Ocean was named in a ceremony on 3 April. Vattenfall and its partner Stadtwerke München are investing a little over EUR 1 billion in […]

  • 16 January 2012

    In the offshore windfarm support scenario it is becoming increasingly clear that the seakeeping ability of the current medley of workboats is not up to the job when the going gets rough. This is exacerbated by current and future windfarms that are being positioned further out to sea in more onerous seastates. There is the […]

  • 12 July 2012

    Ocean Power Technologies, Inc. (OPT), a leading wave energy technology company, and Lockheed Martin have entered into a teaming agreement with the goal of developing a 19 megawatt wave-energy project in Portland, in the state of Victoria, Australia. This is one of the largest wave-energy projects announced to date, and leverages a grant from the […]

  • 22 May 2013
    Authorities, Technology

    The Crown Estate has announced plans to lease further wave and tidal sites in a bid to encourage and accelerate technology development. In line with responses to its recent industry engagement exercise, the leasing will focus on test and demonstration projects to be installed in waters around the UK. The further leasing adds to the […]

  • 17 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Energy industry recruitment specialists RedWave (Aberdeen) Ltd and Omega Subsea UK have formed an alliance to expand their offering of personnel solutions for renewables, oil & gas, and decommissioning sectors. RedWave and Omega Subsea UK have joined forces to create a ‘preferred partner’ relationship to serve the offshore/onshore renewables, drilling and subsea and subsurface engineering, and decommissioning markets. Jacqueline van den […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    German mechanical engineers are criticizing the poor management of energy transition by the Federal Government. Due to a lack of reliable framework conditions, investments have already been postponed and the construction of offshore wind farms has practically ceased, assessed Thorsten Herdan, energy policy spokesman of the German Engineering Federation (VDMA) in an interview for the […]

  • 16 June 2014
    Training & Education

    The Norstec Academy will engage journalism students from the University of Lincoln and City University, London in a two week-long student tours of the offshore renewables industry. The tour “prize” is the outcome of a student competition launched in May this year and is focused on showcasing the wealth of opportunities offered by offshore renewables. […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    RenewableUK, the renewable energy trade association, has welcomed a new report by the Energy and Climate Change Select Committee which calls for an increase in the deployment of wave and tidal power. The Committee Chairman Tim Yeo MP said “Britannia really could rule the waves when it comes to marine renewable energy”. The Committee calls […]

  • 16 March 2012

    Aqua Vision BV is proud to host the 9th ADCP Workshop on 20-21 June, 2012. Past workshops have proven to be a huge success and this years’ will be no different. With a host of international speakers, demonstrations of the latest ADCP technology and an array of interactive workshops, it has something for everybody. On […]

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has signed a chartering agreement with ship owner Bernhard Schulte for two new service operations vessels (SOV) to be purpose-built for the long-term service and maintenance operations of the Gemini and Sandbank/Dan Tysk offshore wind power plants in the North Sea. Officials from Siemens and Bernhard Schulte together with its offshore wind affiliate WINDEA […]