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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

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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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? […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    As announced earlier, E.ON separated its operations from Uniper’s effective 1 January, 2016. E.ON will focus on renewables, energy networks, and customer solutions, whereas Uniper will operate a conventional energy business consisting of conventional power generation (including hydro) and global energy trading.  E.ON will be doing business from its new campus in Essen, while Uniper will […]

  • 27 July 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Business links between Norfolk and the Netherlands were strengthened during a recent visit to the county by the Dutch Ambassador to the UK. Among topics discussed was a proposal for an EU-funded Knowledge and Innovation Community in Food, strengthening the existing links between the Institute of Food Research on Norwich Research Park and Wageningen University […]

  • 18 September 2013

    Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) and Enterprise Europe Network (EEN) organised a visit to Denmark for a delegation of Humber companies working in the offshore wind supply chain, writes the Grimsby Telegraph. Around 20 businesses and organisations toured the main production facilities of Siemens Wind Power in Brande. Delegates also visited ‘Energy Metropolis’ Esbjerg, along […]

  • 16 February 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The last of the 72 foundations for the 288MW Sandbank offshore wind farm was installed last Friday with the help of Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems, the company which was in charge of transporting and installing the monopile foundations and transition pieces. The foundation installation works started in summer of 2015 off the German North Sea coastline, in a […]

  • 20 September 2018

    Mech-Tool Engineering (MTE) has completed a fabrication project comprising a series of transportation cradles for the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

  • 16 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is responding to the growth of involvement by its members in the marine renewable energy sector by releasing two more toolbox talk prompt guidelines before the year-end.

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) has won two awards at the Chamber Bridlington and Yorkshire Coast Business Awards. The awards took place on Friday and are organised by Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce in association with Welcome to Yorkshire. The annual awards showcase the best of East and North Yorkshire’s businesses, and is now in […]

  • 15 July 2016
    Business & Finance

    JECS Offshore is negotiating contracts for several offshore wind farms as well as framework agreements with two major developers covering multiple services to projects over a 3-year period, the company reported along the news that its turnover has increased by 80% over the past 12 months thanks to European offshore wind industry. JECS Offshore was formed 18 […]