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  • 9 May 2019
    R&D, Technology

    The WIN WIN (WINd powered Water INjection) project is now ready for prototype development after two joint industry projects have shown the concept to be both cost-efficient and technically feasible, the project leader DNV GL said.    The WIN WIN concept includes a floating wind turbine, which supplies power to a typical water injection process that […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    A mobile offshore port concept being developed by Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam in combination with efficient installation vessels could reduce the transport and installation time on offshore wind projects by nearly 20%, the Dutch engineering specialist said.

  • 6 September 2016
    Technology, Vessels

    Kongsberg Maritime has launched a new portfolio of “Integrated Vessel Concepts”, designed to harmonise handling, operations and energy systems on a wide range of specific vessel types.  The first set of vessel types to receive Integrated Vessel Concept configurations cover a wide spectrum of maritime operations, including wind farm support. With the integration between disparate […]

  • 7 April 2014

    In an agreement between China and the Netherlands signed in Beijing on September 27 2012, the two countries agreed on the joint development of an entirely new method to generate energy from the tides. The method, known as Dynamic Tidal Power (DTP), can potentially deliver clean and predictable energy for millions of homes. The video […]

  • 25 October 2012

    Many countries are turning to solar technology and renewable energy because of a need for alternative energy sources and environmental concerns. To help meet these needs, DNV has developed SUNdy, a large-scale offshore solar field concept which has been launched at Singapore International Energy Week. Dubbed SUNdy, the core feature of the concept is a […]

  • 17 July 2017
    R&D, Technology

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) has tested an innovative concept for a floating mega island that could provide future-proof living and working space at sea for developing, generating, storing, and maintaining renewable energy, including offshore wind.

  • 8 February 2016
    R&D, Technology

    German researchers gathered around the Research Alliance Wind Energy (FVWE) have completed a three-year Smart Blades project that resulted in new concepts for intelligent rotor blades which can adapt to the wind, thus allowing turbine rotor blades to produce electricity more efficiently, Fraunhofer IWES said in a statement. Rotor blades are subject to severely fluctuating wind loads due to the […]

  • 12 August 2019

    Wison Offshore & Marine has launched a novel solution for installing offshore wind turbines in deep waters. Wison has unveiled BT Wind, a technology that uses a truss buoyant tower for supporting a large offshore wind turbine. According to the company, by featuring a truss buoyant tower and a self-elevated turbine tower the system makes installation […]

  • 20 March 2012

    Offshore Marine Management (OMM) has developed a new meteorological mast (‘met mast’) concept which can reduce costs for offshore wind developers and have a lesser impact on the environment. The new met mast design by OMM removes the need for specific front end engineering as a number of different variations have been created in ‘sections’ […]

  • 13 February 2014

    Half a year ago, MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) launched an initiative to offer six free slots for invited maritime start-ups. This way the Institute encourages maritime innovation in the Netherlands, said MARIN director Bas Buchner. Out of twenty applicants, six received a symbolic cheque as winners. Each basin testing is worth € 40,000, which […]

  • 12 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Roll Group has developed a detachable base frame for the onshore transport of transition pieces using its self-propelled modular transporter (SPMT).

  • 5 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Innogy, Shell and Stiesdal Offshore Technologies A/S (SOT) have signed an investment and cooperation agreement to build a demonstration project using SOT’s TetraSpar floating foundation concept.

  • 16 August 2016
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Dutch companies CFL and Barge Master have joined forces to offer a ”feeder concept” which is said to optimise offshore logistics during wind farm installation phase and could lead to up to 40% reduction in installation time and costs, Bjorn Knopper, Commercial Manager at CFL Offshore told Offshore WIND. The concept combines CFL’s new 128-metre, DP 2 multipurpose supply- […]

  • 27 January 2017
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Norway’s Ulstein will be launching its new heavy lift jack-up vessel solution for offshore wind installation, developed in cooperation with SeaOwls, in early February. The concept vessel design, dubbed SOUL (SeaOwls ULstein), is a combination of Ulstein’s expertise in shipbuilding and SeaOwls know-how in jack-up technology and engineering. The two companies started collaborating on the project in October […]

  • 19 October 2015

    An offshore personnel transfer company, Reflex Marine, is developing a new personnel access concept for the offshore wind and traditional energy industries, the SEA-SPIDER. The innovation will utilise winch based access to offer an alternative to current access methods, such as butting a vessel against the turbine structures and crews stepping onto a ladder. The […]

  • 19 April 2013

    Wind energy and tourism can benefit each other, says the German Offshore Wind Energy Foundation (Stiftung OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE), which has published a study on this matter. Under the title “The Impact of Offshore Wind Energy on Tourism – Good Practices and Perspectives for the South Baltic Region”, the study shows how offshore wind farms can be […]

  • 19 September 2011

      Chevalier Floatels, together with Holland Shipyards and Atlas Ship Delivery, has recently engaged in the development of a new concept for accommodation in offshore windparks. Chevalier Floatels already has considerable experience in the offshore accommodation market, and therefore knows what the clientele is looking for. Two identical floatels are currently being developed. The vessels […]

  • 17 June 2013
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Training & Education

    Students of the Department of Maritime Transport from the Jade University of Applied Sciences have developed a transport concept for maintenance of wind farms in the German Bight. Under the guidance of Professors Ralf Brauner and Christian Jauernig, they have created a fictitious company that offers a pickup service of technicians to offshore wind farms […]

  • 10 May 2016
    R&D, Technology

    Spanish engineering company SAITEC asked ECN to quantify the benefits of its floating wind concept – Swinging Around Twin Hull (SATH) – and to demonstrate the concept’s added value. SAITEC’s solution has a single mooring point. Two twin concrete hulls are fastened to the mooring point with a bearing, allowing the platform to swing around this point. ECN calculated that connecting to one […]

  • 22 April 2014
    R&D, Technology

    A new concept of building multi-purpose floating structures was presented this month by the developers of MUPFLOST, a Lisbon-based project which was founded earlier this year. Even though the project’s main goal is the research and development of floating structures for the support of offshore human commercial activities, the Project Coordinator, Miguel Abreu, plans to […]

  • 4 December 2015
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) and WindMW have obtained approval for the site surveillance concept, VENTUSmarine, from the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency of Germany (BSH) and the Waterways and Shipping Board (WSV). EMO offers site surveillance to a pool of windfarms in the German EEZ. All watchkeeping coordinators are STCW mariners with a nautical license and a GOC radio license […]

  • 25 March 2013

    At the dawn of a new era in offshore support vessels, SHC Wavedancer™ provides a world-first with its new patents pending design making it the only vessel on the world capable of transforming from a high speed catamaran to a semi-submersible platform. This innovation has enormous global potential for use in the offshore energy markets, […]

  • 16 February 2016

    Spanish company Offshoretronic has informed that it designed the first wind farm installation vessel (WTIV) concept based on the conversion of the Samsung 10.000 DP Deepwater Drillship. According to the company, the newly designed vessel, named Sustainable Installer I, and installation method will have a 30% faster installation time compared to the older wind turbine installation jack-up vessels. The Sustainable […]

  • 11 March 2013
    R&D, Technology

    MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) is in the closing stages of testing a vertical floating wind turbine concept for the Deepwind Consortium, led by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU). Vertical floating wind turbines are considered to be the next step in development of offshore wind energy. Floating wind turbines allow wind energy generation in […]

  • 29 January 2013

    With the new job fair concept Renewable Energy Career Days, Messe Husum & Congress brings together job seekers and potential employers in the renewable energy sector. The stands of exhibitors who are participating in the programme are identified with green Jobs! balloons and a sign on their stand counter. This way jobseekers can tell at […]

  • 14 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Atlantique Offshore Energy, part of Chantiers de l’Atlantique, has secured certification from DNV GL for its SeeOs modular electrical substation concept for offshore wind farms. According to the company, the Certification Report and Statement of Compliance is a crucial step in approving the design of electrical offshore substations, validating the underlying assumptions and the studies executed so far which will […]