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  • 8 June 2015

    Grouting or bolting of the connection between monopile and transition piece belong to the past with the introduction of Dutch engineering company KCI’s Double Slip Joint. KCI is completely convinced about this after completing intensive research. The company introduced their new concept at the EWEA OFFSHORE event in Copenhagen last month where it attracted a […]

  • 19 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Dr Lars Landberg, a meteorologist at DNV GL, has launched a book titled ”Meteorology for Wind Energy: An Introduction” at this year’s European Wind Energy conference in Paris, aimed at helping non-meteorologists understand the critical concepts that underpin wind energy technology and project success. The fundamentals of meteorology dictate the success or failure of wind projects, says […]

  • 25 February 2011

    Vestavind Offshore AS (VOF) has a licence to construct Norway’s first full scale offshore wind park, Havsul. The realisation of the project requires new innovative systems and VOF would therefore like to enter into contracts with one or several actors for the development of new concepts for the design, composition and installation of foundations, towers […]

  • 16 October 2015

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has completed the conceptual design phase of its CETO 6 Project at Garden Island. The CETO 6 concept design is the culmination of work commenced in 2012 and incorporates lessons learnt from the Perth Wave Energy Project, recent wave tank testing in Scotland, internal design and modelling studies […]

  • 18 March 2014

    Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay (TLSB), what could be the world’s first purpose built tidal energy lagoon, has announced an open call for artists on its social media profile. Namely, under the company’s cultural programme, an opportunity is being given to local and international artists from all disciplines and ages to apply with proposals for potential […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Virginia-based DLBA Naval Architects has developed a concept Service Accommodation and Transfer Vessel (SATV) for the US offshore wind market. The 120’ SATV is conceived as a possible alternative to traditional North Sea crew transfer vessel (CTV) designs, specifically developed for the US market and concept of operations. According to DLBA Naval Architects, the US […]

  • 11 November 2010

    Floating wind turbines producing at least 20 MW each: this is the vision that is to be explored in an exciting new collaboration between DTU and international partners from both industry and the research community. The 4-year project called DeepWind has a €3m grant under the European FP7 programme for future emerging technologies. DeepWind was […]

  • 17 June 2014

    James Fisher Marine Services Ltd, part of James Fisher and Sons plc – the UK’s leading marine services provider, today announces the signing of an exclusive market entry agreement with Canadian company ExtremeOcean Innovation Inc. (EOI), the designers of the TranSPAR craft. The arrangement will last for twelve months, with the option of a further twelve-month extension. […]

  • 18 August 2011
    Business & Finance

    Class society ABS has issued its first Approval in Principle (AIP) for a new concept renewable energy design in which a moored spar uses ammonia in a closed-cycle process to produce electrical power for a commercial utility grid. Unlike wind, tidal or solar power the advanced design for this Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) system […]

  • 20 January 2011

    Offshore Ship Designers has launched a new offshore wind farm maintenance vessel concept designed to improve uptime of deepwater wind… (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, January 20, 2011

  • 25 April 2013

    Vestas ships first ever V112-3.0 MW offshore turbines to the 48 MW Kaarehamn project in Sweden. The shipment consists of 16 turbines, all pre-assembled onshore at the harbour in Esbjerg, Denmark. The shipment confirms Vestas’ strong presence in the offshore-market with the highly competitive V112-3.0 MW offshore specific turbine. It also marks the first shipment […]

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    TenneT has entered into agreements with Ørsted and EnBW to use a grid connection concept on future wind farms in the German North Sea which will link the turbines directly to the converter platforms. Under the deals, Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund West 1 & 2 and OWP West, as well as EnBW’s He Dreiht offshore wind projects will […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    ABB has presented a new, compact, high-voltage direct current (HVDC) solution for offshore wind which is said to cut the weight and the volume of an offshore platform by more than half and eliminate the need for alternating current (AC) substation platforms. ABB’s new HVDC solution eliminates the need for AC platforms since the wind turbine generators can now […]

  • 11 September 2012

    Following the variation order for the supply of sealed hang-off systems for an offshore wind farm project in the North Sea, in order to validate the functionality of the sealing concept, Vos Prodect Innovations has performed a real life sealing test with a piece of yarned submarine cable positioned in the cable hang-off system. The […]

  • 6 October 2016
    R&D, Technology

    EOLINK is performing tank testing of a 1:50 scale model of its floating wind turbine, which would allow for the utilization of +10MW wind turbines and reduction of levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of 25%. So far, the tests validated that the floating wind turbine is able to withstand very harsh seastates with low mooring lines tensions (Hs>12m) and also that […]

  • 29 September 2016
    R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    UK-based design, engineering and project management consultancy Atkins is preparing to carry out a detailed design of the world’s first multi-turbine offshore wind floating platform to be deployed at the Dounreay Trì Project off the Scottish north coast. Atkins’ offshore wind team has been working with the Swedish project developer Hexicon to define the concept since 2015. The collaboration included […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has developed a new operations and maintenance (O&M) platform, called the Windbase, which includes an accommodation module, a full service base and a fully operational offshore heliport, removing the requirement for an onshore quayside facility. The company’s UK General Manager David Matthews, who is also Project Director for Fred. Olsen Windbase, pointed out that […]

  • 16 June 2016
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Germany’s 8.2 Consulting AG has supported Quadran – Énergies Libres in the planned floating offshore pilot wind farm off the coast of the French region Languedoc-Roussillon by defining the Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental (QHSE) concept for the tendering phase. As the step from fixed offshore to floating offshore implies a technology and development leap […]

  • 9 January 2014

    CPNL Engineering GmbH successfully completed a series of tests in the presence of customer NSW on January 6th in Nordenham Germany. The tests were conducted to provide sufficient evidence for taking the spreader beam and articulated pipes for cable joint activities offshore. It is the first time that CPNL engineered a product including German Lloyd […]

  • 24 April 2018
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has supplied four panels of the 8VM1 gas-insulated SF6-free high-voltage switchgear (GIS) to Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy.

  • 23 June 2013

    Germany: Accident in Emden during Transportation of Tripods An accident occurred in Emden’s Great Sea Lock in the early evening of June 17, when a composite of two Dutch tugboats and a pontoon collided with a dolphin structure, the Waterway Police of Wilhelmshaven (Wasserschutzpolizei Wilhelmshaven) reported. German Students Develop Transport Concept for Wind Farm Maintenance […]

  • 14 August 2015

    Following the 2011 disaster at a nuclear plant in Fukushima, Japan reduced its reliance on nuclear energy and now depends heavily on expensive and imported energy, mainly deriving from finite sources. A group of students has came up with solution for offshore production, storage and transportation of renewable hydrogen called Jidai. “We have developed Jidai, […]

  • 31 October 2012

    Euskalforging Group has won the contract to supply the 3 connecting flanges for the prototype of NENUPHAR floating foundation, an innovative offshore wind mill. Nenuphar has developed its own architecture of vertical axis wind turbine as well as a technology of blade manufacturing and has patented a concept of floating wind farm. This innovative solution […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Swedish company Hexicon has appointed Atkins as engineering partner for the world’s first multi-turbine offshore wind floating platform to be deployed at the Dounreay Trì Project off the Scottish north coast. Atkins’ offshore wind team has been working with Hexicon to define the concept since 2015 and is currently in the process of analysing a […]

  • 6 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Nenuphar SA, a Lille-based company, has secured €15 million of funding in an equity round. The transaction has attracted participation of new investors, Areva S.A. and FCPR Ecotechnologies and an existing investor, IDInvest Partners. Each partner will individually invest €5 million in the transaction. Nenuphar was founded in 2006 with the objective to design a […]

  • 23 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Recently, Ahmed Sidahmed (33) supports BBB Umwelttechnik GmbH at the at the main office of Gelsenkirchen as International Project Manager, Electrical Engineering to develop new business segments. His responsibility is to scrutinize electro-technical concepts and contracts in the scope of technical due diligences as well as theiligences as well as the scheduling of these concepts […]