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  • 7 April 2011
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Belwind NV, the leading Belgian producer of alternative energy from offshore wind farms, is pleased to announce that, provided NER300 funding is approved, it will be making part of its latest wind farm concession site off the Bligh Bank on the Belgian continental shelf available for a project. This project will test the latest turbines […]

  • 22 July 2011

    The latest phase in the debate over an off-shore wind farm in Lake Michigan was played out in a City Council meeting on Monday, when the council reviewed a report from the Mayor’s Wind Farm Committee. City Council voted 5-2 to keep pursuing the wind farm, attempt to place someone on the state wind farm […]

  • 7 September 2015

    Certainly there have been huge advances in offshore wind’s safety record, as it emerges from being somewhat of a ‘klondike’ industry in the early days. But there is still room for improvement, Martin Kjaer Mogensen, DONG Energy’s Senior Manager HSE, Centre of Excellence Wind Power, comments as he reflects on DONG Energy’s own Health and […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels

    To remind you of just how interesting the first half of 2017 was, the Offshore WIND editorial staff compiled a list of the most read articles published during first six months of this year. Even though the industry has been notably active since the beginning of July as well, our team has decided to set the time parameter to end with 30 June and thus provide a new overview in addition to our annual Offshore ReWIND.

  • 19 January 2015

    With over 70GW planned to come online over the next ten years, offshore wind continues to show exceptional potential and offers some of the best industry growth prospects against a backdrop of maturing onshore developments in the EU. Indeed, the extreme weather conditions offer higher wind speeds, allowing turbines to produce more electricity than onshore, […]

  • 11 October 2013

    As West of Duddon Sands, one of the largest European wind farms, nears completion, global maritime services company Royal Boskalis Westminster, the appointed Transport & Installation (T&I) contractor, reflects on this vast project. The T&I contractor faced technical, operational and logistical challenges, particularly because the wind farm was developed at several locations at the same time. However, despite this the […]

  • 2 August 2012

    Now recognised as one of the world’s leading wind developers and Independent Renewable Power Producers (IRPP), wpd group has a staff of about 700 people around the world. Founded in 1996, wpd has been one of the key players in the wind sector right from its very inception, wpd has constructed and financed more than […]

  • 21 November 2011

    Department of Energy and Climate Change Released following speech of Charles Hendry: Thank you for inviting me to your conference today. I’m delighted to have been given this opportunity to say a few words to this gathering of leading figures in Ireland’s energy sector. The energy challenge  I’d like to start by recognising Ireland’s strong […]

  • 5 January 2015

    An important tool for reducing risks and costs in offshore wind is integrated, intelligent monitoring of the foundation structures. If well implemented an integrated monitoring approach will continuously track the ‘state of health’ of a foundation and identify in a very early stage the onset of structural problems. This allows early, low cost repairs, optimal […]

  • 20 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) has named Doug Pfeister as a Director and Co-Regional Head for North America, based out of the company’s office in New York City. This addition to the RCG team underscores the firm’s focus on the U.S. renewable energy sector. Pfeister is working with a team of specialist engineers and subject matter experts […]

  • 27 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bruno Faure, Group Senior Vice President Subsea Projects and Operations at Technip, has taken over the role of President of the International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA), the association representing the interests of over a thousand offshore, marine and underwater engineering companies in more than 60 countries. In addition to becoming President of IMCA, having served […]

  • 2 September 2015
    Training & Education

    Leanne Ramage joins Natural Power’s technical department as Head of Projects. Along-side her, the role of Senior Technical Manager – Methods and Innovations, has been filled by Selena Farris. Both global roles will be based at the company’s Ochil House office in Stirling, Scotland. Leanne, who joins from DNV-GL, where she most recently headed up […]

  • 26 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    SgurrEnergy has been selected as lender’s technical and environmental advisor to an international banking consortium for the £750m Lincs offshore wind farm.  The high profile project, which is in construction, will comprise 75 Siemens SWT-3.6-120 3.6MW wind turbines when completed, and uses a pioneering wind turbine foundation design. Lincs is the first project financed offshore […]

  • 11 August 2020

    As Technical engineer Land Station you are responsible for the technical engineering of the Land Stations of Ijmuiden ver which connects the offshore grid connection systems to the onshore grid. In total 4000 MW offshore wind energy will get connected to the shore in a safe and timely manner and within quality and budget requirements. The […]

  • 4 June 2020

    Scope of work: Start: asap Duration: 12 month with view for extension Hours a week: 40hrs a week Location: head office Arnhem The Netherlands / one week a month in Dubai – UAE Pay rolling and contracting will go through our third party agent.  The RDS PP Advisor is responsible for the preparation, alignment and […]

  • 31 July 2020

    As an Engineer Protection and Control Offshore  you are member of the System Integration team. The System Integration team is responsible for the High Voltage System and communication systems within the offshore projects of TenneT. ( Your tasks and responsibilities will include: •In this position your scope of work concentrates on High Voltage Secondary Systems […]

  • 16 July 2020

    Short description scope / activities of department: The Team Manager Document Control & Support (DCS) is responsible for the document control team within LPO-PMO. This includes the operational document control for all LPO projects and the application management and support for the document control IT applications. The total number of employees (internal and external together) […]

  • 30 May 2017

    Damen Offshore Wind – Shipyards Gorinchem ASV 7017 The Accommodation Service Vessel 7017 builds on the experiences gained from the larger ASV9020 in a smaller, lower-cost package. It facilitates optimal logistics flows for carrying out maintenance and repairs for the offshore wind industry. The vessel is equipped with a motion-compensated gangwayand-elevator solution, 3D motion compensated […]