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  • 19 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has acquired the remaining 50% ownership interest in the Barrow Offshore Wind Farm from its joint venture partner Centrica plc. The project has a total capacity of 90MW and has been in full operation since 2006. DONG Energy has been the operator of the Barrow Offshore Wind Farm and will as consequence of […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    DEME’s marine engineering specialist GeoSea acquires offshore assets of HOCHTIEF, one of Germany’s leading international construction groups. HOCHTIEF is selling offshore assets to marine contractor and long-term partner GeoSea. GeoSea has had decades of success in marine engineering and is now acquiring full ownership of the heavy-lift jack-up vessel ‘Innovation’, one of the largest jack-up […]

  • 2 October 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    A £5 million investment in a new lock system at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Grimsby will make its Royal Dock more attractive to energy companies looking to base their offshore wind operations and maintenance activities at the port. The project forms part of an agreement between ABP and DONG Energy, which is building […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    On Friday, September 12, Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick joined Cape Wind Associate’s Jim Gordon to announce that Cape Wind has entered into a lease agreement with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) to stage its historic, first-in-the-Nation offshore wind project out of the South Coast Marine Commerce Terminal located on New Bedford harbor, a project […]

  • 2 September 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    DolWin beta, the offshore HVDC platform that will connect three offshore wind farms in the German part of the North Sea, is now anchored and ballasted to the seabed, Aibel has announced on its social media pages.  The operation of moving the platform to its fixed position at sea started on Saturday evening at 6.30 p.m. […]

  • 20 August 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Ardersier today secured the full backing of the Scottish Government for plans to turn the former oil fabrication yard on the Moray Firth into a manufacturing ‘super-hub’ for offshore wind.  In what the port’s Chief Executive Officer Captain Steve Gobbi described as a ‘major milestone’, the 400 acre facility has been given […]

  • 13 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    MPI Offshore will provide its vessel MPI Adventure and its services in general for the Sandbank offshore wind farm, developed by Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München. The company will perform the offshore transport and installation of all 72 Siemens 4MW wind turbines, together with a wide range of related services. MPI’s work on the wind turbine installation at the Sandbank construction site is […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The Board of Directors of the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) yesterday awarded a lease option of nearly 14 acres at Quonset Business Park to Cape Wind Associates LLC, which will provide the company with a twelve month option-to-lease the land for one year, with the ability to extend for two additional one-year terms.  Under the terms of the agreement, the […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Last month, DELPRO signed an agreement with MHI Vestas Offshore to assume responsibility as the operational manager of the high voltage system at the test center in Lindø Industrial Park. The company will prepare and maintain the system and will be responsible for training and appointment of workers, supervisors and team officials. DELPRO has similar […]

  • 27 June 2014

    Great Lakes Shipyard and B.V. Scheepswerf Damen Gorinchem (Damen) have entered into a five-year partnership authorizing Great Lakes Shipyard as an official builder of Damen designs. Great Lakes Shipyard will now offer the best of both worlds, the wide range and international experience of Damen designs, and American craftsmanship from a high quality U.S. builder. […]

  • 23 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    His Majesty King Willem-Alexander has awarded the honorary title of Koninklijk (Royal) to IHC Merwede. In a special ceremony today, the Mayor of Sliedrecht, Mr van Hemmen, presented this accolade to IHC Merwede’s CEO, Bram Roelse. In light of this honour, the company has decided to change its name to Royal IHC and will also include […]

  • 13 June 2014
    R&D, Technology

    One of OWI-Lab’s researchers Dr. Ir. Jan Helsen has became a member of the TP Wind Platform, Working Group 2 – Wind Power Systems. This Working Group focuses on aspects enabling costs reductions on the wind turbine side (onshore and offshore). Key areas in this subject may include: materials, drive-trains, blades, O&M and wind turbine design […]

  • 10 June 2014

    Ireland’s marine test & demonstration facility actively seeks European wave device developers wishing to undertake funded sea trials in Ireland’s ¼ ocean energy test site. Irelands National Marine Test and Demonstration facility is located approximately 1.5km East of Spiddal on Ireland’s west coast. The Galway Bay test site is located within the national marine facility […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Wind power capacity is an indicator of building a sustainable economy because wind is poised to become the foundation of the new energy economy, the Earth Policy Institute (EPI) says. With total capacity exceeding 318,000 megawatts, wind farms generate carbon-free electricity in more than 85 countries. Twenty-four countries have at least 1,000 megawatts. The wind […]

  • 30 May 2014

    Specialist provider of products and services to the global energy industry 3sun Group has been awarded full operator membership to International Rope Access Trade Association (IRATA). This accreditation certifies that the Group’s personnel have the required procedures, skills and techniques to safely work at height. IRATA is the world’s leading authority on industrial rope access, […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Later this month GROW:OffshoreWind and the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN) will launch a new funding call, which will work to support English companies focussed on accelerating innovation in Offshore Wind Operations and Maintenance (O&M) technologies. Up to £3m grant funding will be made available with any English company able to apply for up to £0.5m […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    More than 22 parties, including 12 commercial creditors, 4 public financial institutions, 1 pension fund together with Northland Power Inc. as subordinated debt lenders and the 4 members of the equity consortium were involved in the signing of the financing contracts for the Gemini offshore wind farm. Some 70 percent of this budget will be […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marubeni Corp. now owns 55% of Seajacks International Ltd. In 2012, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) and Marubeni acquired Seajacks with 50:50 ownership stakes. Marubeni has now bought 5% from INCJ and became the major shareholder of the company that owns and manages jack-up vessels for offshore installation of energy projects. Marubeni and INCJ […]

  • 14 March 2014
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Vince Cable, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, told an audience of senior stakeholders and academics from across the renewable energy sector that “Britain has the opportunity to be the world leader in offshore renewables bar none.” Dr Cable was speaking as he formally opened the headquarters in Glasgow of the Offshore Renewable […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    N-Sea Offshore Ltd has appointed GAC Shipping UK as its ship agent for vessels supporting its operations for the oil & gas and renewable energy industries in the North Sea. Under the agreement, GAC will provide a package of support services for vessels chartered by N-Sea calling at UK ports. GAC’s overall approach to delivering […]

  • 12 March 2014

    The East Anglia Offshore Windfarm Zone could become an international flagship for the industry, according to its developers. Jonathan Cole, managing director of Iberdrola Offshore Wind, told the East of England Energy Group’s SNS2014 Conference in Norwich it was the perfect zone for reducing the cost of windfarm development – imperative for the industry to […]

  • 11 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    DONG Energy will elect Thomas Thune Andersen, currently a member of Scottish & Southern Energy’s (SSE) Board of Directors, as its new Chairman. As SSE and DONG Energy have a partnership within wind energy industry, Thomas Thune Andersen must resign from the Board of Directors of SSE, before he can be elected Chairman of DONG […]

  • 18 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Maritime Tidal Energy Corporation (MTEC), a marine renewable energy consulting company based in Nova Scotia, Canada, announced yesterday that it has exceeded necessary measurements and has become a certified B Corporation. Only companies that exceed rigorous social and environmental measurements can become a Certified B Corporation. MTEC was certified by an independent, non profit US […]

  • 14 February 2014

    Narec informed yesterday that it became an associate member of the European Energy Research Alliance (EERA). Ignacio Marti, Narec‘s Chief Technology Officer, welcomed EERA’s decision to grant the membership: “Narec’s R&D activity has considerably increased over recent years and this acceptance acknowledges our position.” To Narec, this membership is significant due to EERA’s status in […]

  • 24 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    HAROPA Port du Havre will get EUR 57 million to prepare for the development of offshore wind in the Le Havre area. This agreement was signed on Tuesday, January 21, at the Grand Port Maritime du Havre, and marks a milestone in the offshore wind industry in the area. In the fall of 2011, manufacturers […]

  • 24 December 2013
    R&D, Technology

    OWI-Lab has been accepted as an additional partner in the European project WIFI JIP. The Joint Industry Project WIFI will investigate wave run-up on fixed foundations for offshore wind turbines by numerical modeling, model testing, offshore measurements and design and classification methods. The objective of the WiFi JIP (Wave impacts on Fixed turbines) is to […]