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  • 26 March 2015
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Work has commenced in Norfolk to install the underground cables and construct the substations that will enable electricity produced by the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm to be distributed into the UK National Grid electricity network. Two underground cables will run from Weybourne on the North Norfolk coast to Necton, near Swaffham where the new electricity […]

  • 27 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    BOA’s offshore construction vessel (OCV) BOA Sub C has begun a five-month contract with Adwen.

  • 17 December 2014

    Siemens today began recruiting for jobs based in Hull, just under two years before its wind turbine manufacturing and assembly operations in the city are due to become operational. Fourteen positions have been advertised for what Siemens described as the “vanguard” of a phased recruitment operation which will eventually see the company employ 1,000 people […]

  • 29 July 2015
    Authorities

    Atlantis Resources has kicked off grid connection cable burial works for the tidal energy project, MeyGen.  The company has already completed Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) of bore holes from the foreshore into the inner sound and down to the seabed, with subsea exits on all four bore holes. Each hole is 550 meters in length and […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Grid Connection

    Technip Offshore Wind has started offshore operations on an array cable installation contract for the Westermost Rough development, located eight kilometers off the Yorkshire Coast. The contract has been awarded by DONG Energy, one of the leading energy groups in Northern Europe. The project, which is a UK Round 2 Development will see Technip transport […]

  • 22 January 2014

    Crane vessel VIDAR has started loading the first AREVA rotor stars for the offshore wind farm Global Tech I yesterday. The pre-assembly of the almost sixty metres long rotor blades and the nacelle was accomplished at the terminal site of the JadeWeserPort, adjacent to the ship. Following loading, the VIDAR will leave with the next […]

  • 29 September 2010
    Technology

    Less than one year after beginning fabrication of Spearhead (JHSV 1), Austal has commenced construction on Vigilant (JHSV 2), the second of up to ten 103-meter Joint High Speed Vessels (JHSV). On July 22, 2010, the official Keel Laying Ceremony was held at Austal’s shipyard for Spearhead (JHSV 1) which is on schedule for launch […]

  • 29 May 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Survey vessel RRS Ernest Shackleton will be undertaking seabed investigations at various locations within the Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm site from May 30. The RRS Ernest Shackleton is joining as an additional vessel to assist in the survey work that started earlier in 2014. The other two vessels deployed at the site are […]

  • 16 April 2013

    Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has reported a successful start to a 10-week boulder clearing and trenching campaign on the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm project. Mobilised onboard the Siem Topaz anchor handling vessel, Ecosse Subsea’s SCAR subsea plough system is engaged on route clearing and pre-lay trenching operations on behalf of Siem Offshore Contractors. Soils […]

  • 4 February 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Eurus Energy Group has commissioned its 18 MW wind farm in Akita city, Japan. Called Eurus Akitako Wind Farm, it comprises six Siemens wind turbines, each rated at 3MW. With the tower’s height of 79.5m and the rotor diameter of 101m, this is the largest wind farm of this kind in Japan. Located at Mukaihama beach, one of the turbines is installed 100 […]

  • 14 September 2012
    R&D, Technology

    On the early morning on September 5th 2012, Poseidon P37 was craned out back into sea to commence test phase 3. Poseidon will, once towed into position at the test site of Onsevig Harbor, at the north coast of Lolland, represent nothing less than a world premiere. For the first time ever, a hybrid energy […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    After many months of manufacturing and preparation, it is now time for the array cable installation to commence on the Anholt project. Over the past year, Nexans Deutschland has been manufacturing array cables for the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm in three different cross sections with a total length of approximately 150 kilometres. It is a […]

  • 21 January 2013

    Japan is planning to begin the construction of the world’s largest wind farm in July, placing it 16 kilometers off the coast of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, reports RT news portal. After the Fukushima nuclear disaster in March 2011, Japan turned off all of their 54 nuclear reactors and turned to renewable resources, […]

  • 25 September 2013

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced that the construction earthworks for the Onshore Power and Desalination Plants has commenced on Garden Island, Western Australia. The earthworks for the Perth Wave Energy Project commenced this week providing visible confirmation of the significant level of planning and permissions that have been established for the project. […]

  • 11 June 2014

    The European Union’s Ocean Energy Forum announced its Steering Committee members today at its first working meeting in Dublin. The Committees, composed of an all-star cast of European ocean energy actors, commenced work on a comprehensive strategy for the commercialisation of the renewable ocean energy sector. The Steering Committees for each of the Forum’s three […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Yesterday, Energy Minister Martin Lidegaard asked the state-owned company Energinet.dk to start feasibility studies for two proposed wind farms, 400MW Horns Rev 3 and 600MW Kriegers Flak. The work includes studies of marine mammals, birds and how parks could affect navigation. Energinet.dk will also explore the seabed in the area. At the same time, Energinet.dk […]

  • 4 September 2014
    Grid Connection

    The onshore preparations for the new 129 MW Eneco Luchterduinen, a partnership of Eneco and Mitsubishi Corporation, offshore wind farm have entered a new stage. Pre-fabricated sub-modules for the Offshore High Voltage Substation (OHVS) have now been transported to the yard of Fabricom in Antwerp, Belgium. In the coming six months, the final assembly and […]

  • 31 July 2012

    Offshore wind service and solutions company CWind has begun generator management work with Siemens at Lincs windfarm with a package containing a vessel, skilled personnel and offshore wind farm solution. Generator management involves the deployment, installing, refuelling and servicing of the equipment as well as rigging and lifting operations to bring the equipment shoreside. CWind […]

  • 19 April 2010
    Authorities

    Harwich International Port says it has commenced involvement in the Thanet Offshore Wind Farm development. The Thanet development is the…   [mappress] Source: oilpubs, April 19, 2010;

  • 27 February 2013
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Medium voltage cables are successively being installed at the Global Tech I offshore wind farm where 17 foundations were already installed. 80 wind turbines will be connected with the submarine power cables to the transformer station. A special cable-laying vessel CS Sovereign is performing the laying of the power cables. CS Sovereign will need to […]

  • 1 July 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Statoil and Statkraft have decided to start building the Dudgeon offshore wind farm off the coast of Norfolk, UK. The project aims for full production in late 2017. When completed, Dudgeon will provide renewable energy for up to 410,000 households in the UK. The Dudgeon development will now move into a new phase, starting with […]

  • 30 June 2010
    Technology

    Blue Offshore and Caley Ocean Systems have announced the commencement of the design of an innovative cable installation system for delivery by Spring 2011. The system features an unique flexible modular basket carousel, which enables the carousel to have variable carrying capacities to suit the project requirements. The flexibility and modularity of the system will […]

  • 1 February 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    On January 23rd 2013, the MV “EIT PALMINA” commenced the West of Duddon Sands project for WindForceOffshore/Dong. Combi Lift was awarded the project in August of 2012 as the flexibility of the fleet ensured the client guaranteed delivery of the heavy lift vessel with a very narrow window. In 22 consecutive voyages the MV “EIT […]

  • 7 June 2012

    At the same time as the foundation for Anholt Offshore Wind Farm is being installed, Siemens Wind Power has started the production of the elements which will become a wind turbine in Anholt Offshore Wind Farm. The production of nacelles (wind turbine cabinets) has already begun in Brande, and in Ølgod the production of the […]

  • 29 June 2015
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall has started foreshore cabling work for Kentish Flats Extension yesterday which will be carried out through today. As a result of this work, the foreshore area immediately to the East of Hampton Pier will be restricted to the general public for up to 48 hours, said the company. Access to the pier and Hampton […]

  • 21 July 2017
    Vessels

    VOS Start was christened yesterday, 20 July, at a ceremony held at Damen Shiprepair in Amsterdam. The vessel will be delivered to MHI Vestas in August, starting its first charter at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea.