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  • 14 May 2013

    With the UK’s lead in developing wave and tidal energy solutions, and Scotland’s exceptional levels of activity, it is not surprising that All-Energy 2013 (Aberdeen, 22-23 May), the UK’s largest renewable energy exhibition and conference, looks seriously at this developing sector of the renewables industry. Nearly 210 exhibiting companies, of the total of 580, have […]

  • 7 May 2013

    In the beginning of April, Blue Water Shipping Brest participated in the Thetis Marine Renewable Energy International Convention where they received a lot of input on the industry and the future of renewable energy which is becoming increasingly important around the world.  “It was important for us to participate because the Marine Renewable Energy is […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Dillinger Hütte Group (Dillinger Hütte and its subsidiaries) performed well during the 2012 financial year in the face of difficult economic circumstances. Despite declines in production volumes and sales revenues (€ 2.5 billion compared to € 2.8 billion in the previous year), positive earnings were once again achieved. “We have meanwhile continued our strategy […]

  • 25 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    SgurrEnergy is providing expert advice and consultancy services to Scottish firms as part of its role in the Scottish Enterprise funded Offshore Wind Expert Support Programme. In partnership with Innovation Centres (Scotland) and Caithness Renewables, the Glasgow-based consultancy is supporting businesses to diversify into the offshore wind supply chain. The programme brings together a selection […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the port city of New Bedford, Massachusetts (United States) is currently visiting the sites of the German offshore industry in Cuxhaven and Bremerhaven, as we recently reported. The 40-member delegation will be informed about the industry directly from local companies in the following couple of days. “The visit of the delegation shows […]

  • 23 April 2013

    FlanSea is a unique collaboration, set up with support from the Flemish Agency for Innovation by Science and Technology IWT, by the University of Ghent, the Ostend Port Authority “and a number of Flemish companies, including DEME Blue Energy, Cloostermans, Electrawinds, Spiromatic and Contec. Together they are developing the WAVE PIONEER, a wave energy converter. […]

  • 23 April 2013

    Intertek Energy & Water consultancy services (formerly Metoc), is undertaking specialist studies for Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay Ltd, to assess the potential impact of a tidal lagoon on marine water quality. Intertek is the leading quality solutions provider to industries worldwide. The Swansea Bay project aims to provide enough power for 107,000 homes from 250MW […]

  • 17 April 2013

    WFS, global leader in subsea wireless instrumentation and control solutions to the offshore Oil and Gas and Renewables industries, celebrates its 20th anniversary this year. Founded in 1993, the company has developed unique technology that enables subsea wireless communications, networking, location and power transfer. WFS is helping operators and service companies work around the challenges […]

  • 27 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Estonia could get an offshore wind farm that would be one of the largest ones in the world, with the capacity of 2.7 GW. On March 26, Baltic Blue Energy OÜ, a company owned by energy businessman Endel Siff, submitted an application to the Ministry of Economic Affairs for the construction of offshore wind turbines […]

  • 26 March 2013

    Oceanlinx CEO Ali Baghaei is due to present at AWATEA’s 7th Annual Conference on Marine Energy – BLUE ENERGY IN THE PACIFIC: in Wellington, which focuses on a wide range of marine energy developments in the Asia-Pacific region. Ali will be presenting the challenges faced and overcome by Oceanlinx and the industry over the last […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Three more Damen Twin Axe Fast Crew Suppliers are on their way to Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd and are expected to arrive in Europe in early May. Based in Largs, Ayrshire, MCS ordered the three Twin Axe FCS 2610, just months after taking delivery of its first two catamarans. All of the vessels are […]

  • 19 March 2013
    Technology

    A pioneer for the development of marine turbines is the winner of this year’s Saltire Prize Medal Award. Professor Peter Fraenkel, MBE, who has been involved in the marine energy industry for more than thirty years, was presented with the award by Finance Secretary John Swinney at the Scottish Renewables Conference dinner in Edinburgh last night. […]

  • 6 March 2013

    This is a 3D presentation of a WTIV. Swire Pacific Offshore’s subsidiary the Swire Blue Ocean takes the new era of renewable energy development, as the call for sustainable energy urges the company to engage in wind farm projects/installation. Offshore WIND staff, March 06, 2013

  • 22 February 2013
    Authorities

    The new LeaderSHIP 2020 strategy to increase the competitiveness of European maritime technology was presented by Vice President of the European Commission responsible for enterprise and industry policy Antonio Tajani, together with SEA Europe, the European Ships and Maritime Equipment Association. The new strategy is the result of a close co-operation between the industry, the […]

  • 21 February 2013
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ofgem E-Serve has announced the six bidders which have successfully qualified to compete for the high-voltage transmission link for the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm. Ultimately the winning bidder will own and operate the link for the next 20 years. Today’s announcement sets out the longlist of bidders which will compete, as part […]

  • 14 February 2013

    The Hotel accommodation vessel Ocean Atlantic is ready for charter. After some months in a yard in Polen the former ropax ferry is ready to act as hotel accommodation vessel to the offshore wind industry. ”With its 118 single cabin capacity and plenty deck space for containers and tools we expect to have supplied a […]

  • 14 February 2013

    It was 40 years ago, in the time of the international oil crisis, that some of the first initiatives were undertaken by, what the Dutch now would call, ‘goat-hair wool sock men’ taking a look at wind as a source for generating energy. Reason enough for one of these ‘pioneers’, Chris Westra, to organise a day where the […]

  • 12 February 2013
    Authorities

    Claims that independent Scotland would not be able to achieve its target on energy being produced fully from renewable sources were rejected by the Scottish Government, the Blue & Green Tomorrow news site reports. A report, made by researchers from Birmingham, Cardiff, Robert Gordon and Queens in Belfast, shows doubts that Scotland alone would  be […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Danish wind energy giant, Dong Energy, is considering to locate a new operations and maintenance base for Westermost Rough in Grimsby, reports the Grimsby Telegraph. Dong Energy expects to create around 40 energy jobs in this area. This comes after the last week’s announcement that the construction work on this wind farm will commence in […]

  • 5 February 2013
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind and Conservation Law Foundation (CLF) have announced an agreement that will further protect endangered North Atlantic right whales during the construction of the Block Island Wind Farm. After extensive discussions with CLF, Deepwater Wind has agreed to voluntarily adjust its planned construction period to minimize potential impacts to migrating North Atlantic Right Whales. […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Two approximately 200 ton test weights were unloaded by heavy lift crane barge Conquest MB1, from the DP feeder vessel Abis Dublin. The test lifts were successfully performed in weather conditions with waves of 0.5 to 1.5 meter, waveperiods of 2 to 9 seconds and windspeeds of 23 to 29 knots (12 to 15 m/s. […]

  • 17 January 2013

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced that he will return to his home state of Colorado, having fulfilled his promise to President Obama to serve four years as Secretary. Secretary Salazar has informed President Obama that he intends to leave the Department by the end of March.  “Colorado is and will always be my […]

  • 15 January 2013

    Roxtec seals provide complete safety solutions for long-term, cost-effective operational reliability for both Onshore and Offshore Wind Farms. The demand for speed, safety and long-term reliability is increasing on today’s wind farms, so the importance of a complete offering like Roxtec’s modular-based sealing system is ever-greater to fit into applications where cables and pipes exist. […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Ports & Logistics

    Four of the largest wind turbine installation vessels in the world are currently positioned in the Port of Esbjerg, where Blue Water Shipping is acting as agent and handling stevedore assignments. “Sea Installer” is the latest new-build vessel from A2SEA which recently arrived from China to Esbjerg, to be prepared for its first assignment in […]

  • 27 December 2012

    RenewableUK has welcomed the publication of the UK Renewable Energy Roadmap Update by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. The Update states that the UK is on track to meet its first interim target on the way towards generating 15% of all energy (electricity, heat and transport) from renewable sources by 2020. This means […]

  • 21 December 2012

    On Wednesday 2 January 2013, Fendercare Marine announces the launch of a new division, Fendercare Marine Equipment and Lifting Services, located at their Great Yarmouth base. Fendercare Marine, one of the world’s leading suppliers of marine products and services, opened their energy support base in Great Yarmouth in July 2012, initially providing support to offshore […]