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  • 13 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    While its mother company Boskalis reported a revenue decline of 20% for 2016, VBMS achieved an 80% increase in revenue from offshore wind projects including Sandbank, Nordergründe, Rampion, Galloper, Egmond, Aberdeen, Borssele and Blyth.

  • 28 March 2019

    Do you want to be part of the International Business Guide? Fill in the form below to get more information about creating your own company profile in the Offshore WIND International Business Guide. After submitting, one of our Account Managers will contact you as soon as possible!

  • 12 December 2013
    Training & Education

    275 delegates enjoyed a full day of speed dating meetings yesterday, Wednesday, at the 2 day OWIB Business2Business and conference event in Esbjerg. The delegates from all over Europe were efficiently, and apparently effortlessly, guided through the pre booked sessions, each lasting 15 minutes, by the team. The day ended with the OWIB Networking […]

  • 14 September 2017

    Those attending HUSUM Wind in Germany might as well start off the event today with an applause as the wind gave quite a performance yesterday, 13 September, forcing the organiser to evacuate four lightweight halls and to ultimately close the fair for the day. Now that the weather is calmer, the event proceeds as planned.

  • 18 June 2014

    Wirral Council has launched a new campaign aimed at securing major, global investment into the borough from two growing sectors. The campaign, “Wirral – Ready, Now”, is targeting key businesses within the supply chains of the automotive and offshore wind and renewable energy sectors. The automotive industry in the UK is booming, and is the […]

  • 8 January 2015

    The World Ocean Council (WOC) will hold the 3rd Sustainable Ocean Summit (SOS) from 9th till 11th November 2015 in Singapore. This is the first time this business event, dedicated to “Corporate Ocean Responsibility”, will be organized in Asia. It is being developed in collaboration with stakeholders in Singapore, Hong Kong and responsible business leadership […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Dong Energy has denied recent suggestions of selling its offshore wind turbine division prior to an initial public offering. “It has been important for us to maintain our wind strategy,” said Chief Financial Officer Marianne Wiinholt. According to Bloomberg, Dong had plans to spin off the wind unit which later came to be unnecessary as […]

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Northland Power Inc., an international producer of wind, solar, and thermal power in business for over 25 years, was named Business of the Year by the Netherlands-Canadian Chamber of Commerce at its annual luncheon in the Hague on November 12, 2014. The award recognizes companies who have advanced the relationship between Canada and the Netherlands. […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Statkraft’s Q1 financial results have shown that the company’s wind power business had significantly contributed to solid performance at the beginning of 2014. In the first quarter of 2014, Statkraft achieved an underlying operating profit before depreciation (EBITDA) of NOK 3836 million, compared with NOK 4180 million in the corresponding period in 2013. The net […]

  • 14 September 2018

    Blockchain remains a hard to understand concept. Some say it will change the way we do business, others fear what sharing data will mean for future transactions. Offshore WIND spoke to Tom Fürstner founder and CTO of Riddle&Code, who recently cooperated with Brazilian onshore energy provider EDP. So, let us start with: What is Blockchain? […]

  • 12 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Ocean Ltd. (FOO), owner of Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and Universal Foundation Norway, has reported NOK 413 million (EUR 42 million) in operating revenues in Q4 2018, a 13% increase compared to the same period in 2017, partly attributed to higher utilization of Brave Tern and Bold Tern. According to the company, the two jack-up vessels […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The operations and maintenance team working on the Rampion offshore wind farm has moved into its base at the East Quay at Newhaven Port, East Sussex.

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Starting October 1, 2014, Siemens’ activities will be organized into nine Divisions. The Wind Power and Renewables Division will serve, among other things, the rapidly growing field of onshore and offshore wind power generation.  As part of its realignment, Siemens AG has also named its future management team. The Supervisory Board of Siemens AG has appointed […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Royal IHC (IHC) has integrated four of its business units – IHC Hydrohammer, IHC Handling Systems, IHC Sea Steel and IHC Fundex Equipment – into one new organization, which will operate under the name IHC IQIP. Through this merger, IHC will be able to offer a fully integrated solution for on- and offshore installation, foundation and decommissioning to […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    So far, December has seen a record number of operators using Alicat’s vessel lift and turnkey maintenance services. With eight wind farm support vessels (WFSVs) plus other smaller craft standing on the yard at the same time, the lift has been busy on a daily basis with some vessels being returned to water following completion […]

  • 12 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO HD) is forming a new company dedicated to handling its renewable energy generation business. The aim of separating the renewables unit into a new entity is to increase the recognition of the renewables business and better coordinate with both domestic and overseas partners, the company said. Additionally, the […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Even though the wind turbine installation is expected to be completed in May, the activities in terms of wind turbine commissioning and wind farm completion will still be hectic during the summer. Small service vessels will transport the numerous technicians inside the wind farm for them to complete the commissioning of the wind turbines and […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels

    The annual Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) opened its doors to visitors for the ninth time on Tuesday, 25 October 2016, in Amsterdam RAI, Amsterdam. This two-day event is focused on the complete offshore energy industry, from oil & gas to wind and marine energy, and will be held on 25 and 26 October 2016 in […]

  • 7 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    In completing over 85% of all energy resources assessments for the domestic scene, Partrac have established themselves as the leading survey company able to deliver high quality data from these environments. Technical Director Kevin Black said: “We have just completed internal reviews for our 2012 Annual  Report, and last year was an exciting year for […]

  • 23 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    There was a real vibrancy to the 14th edition of Seawork. While the business of maintaining Europe’s marine infrastructure is important work, the prospects surrounding marine renewable energy are proving exciting. By making the most of these opportunities for business, Seawork continues to reinforce its position as Europe’s leading commercial marine exhibition and conference. This […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    Clean Current, a British Columbia company dedicated to tidal energy technology development, is closing its business. “All obligations to employees, suppliers and business partners have been met and the Company will be wound down in an orderly way,” the company said. Clean Current became the first company to manufacture and deploy a ducted bi-directional tidal turbine, […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    With Offshore WIND heading towards the launch of its International Business Guide (IBG) 2017, the Business Focus articles will update you on the companies listed in our IBG that appeared in the news over the past few weeks.  Bladt Industries The final six transition pieces for the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm were delivered to Offshore Windforce M […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    This summer, SubC is involved in several projects related to the issues of the grouted connections on monopiles. After thousands of grouted connection inspections, SubC has gained a significant knowledge of these issues and their related problems. Due to this expertise the company has gained, SubC has been awarded a variety of contracts  for J-tube […]

  • 30 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) released its quarterly report today, highlighting successful project and financial activities. During the first quarter, CWE focused primarily on its Perth Wave Energy Project with the completion of the foundation and pipeline installation, delivery of the buoyant actuators and other CETO Unit components, commencement of assembly and testing phase and […]

  • 5 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    With Offshore WIND heading towards the launch of its International Business Guide 2017, the new Business Focus articles will update you on the companies that appeared in the news over the past two weeks.  Deutsche Windtechnik  Starting in January 2017, Deutsche Windtechnik will be servicing six Senvion 5M turbines at the alpha ventus offshore wind farm. The […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Siemens announced its proposal to divest its ocean power generation business, in particular Marine Current Turbines (MCT), based in Bristol, United Kingdom. This restructuring would affect 45 employees in the Hydro & Ocean unit in Siemens Division Wind Power & Renewables. It is expected that the divestment will need several months to be completed. This […]