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  • 28 February 2018
    R&D

    Offshore wind is expected to account for 27% of total offshore (oil & gas and wind combined) capital expenditure (capex) by 2022, compared to just 4% in 2013, according to a new report by Westwood Global Energy Group.

  • 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, […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The BLG LOGISTICS Group will present its know-how from 11 to 12th of June at the RenewableUK exhibition in Glasgow. BLG has developed innovative logistics concepts for the wind energy industry via its BLG Wind Energy Logistics business. The Wind Energy Logistics division specializes in transporting, transshipping and interim storage of components for offshore wind […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Training & Education

    At the end of September HOCHTIEF Solutions conducted a first comprehensive offshore rescue exercise in a construction site in the North Sea (Global Tech I). Together with its partners, the team from the Civil Engineering Marine and Offshore branch practiced all processes related to the emergency rescue and the transportation of a severely injured offshore […]

  • 6 August 2014
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A new concept conceived by twelve selected students in the DNV GL Summer Project makes a case for wave-powered desalination to help address global water scarcity challenges. Developed over the past two months by twelve cross-disciplinary fourth-year students, the concept, dubbed Ocean Oasis, is an environmentally friendly off-grid system. It comprises of a wave energy […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The consultancy and software developer Systecon AB, a company with extensive expertise and experience in operation and maintenance analysis, performs simulations to analyze different logistics concept for East Anglia Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Scottish Power and Vattenfall. East Anglia Offshore Wind is a joint venture company between Vattenfall and Scottish Power with the […]

  • 19 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    Atlastitan has been contracted by TenneT Offshore GmbH to assist it in the commissioning of German offshore grid connection systems. The business activities of Atlastitan comprise logistics, commercial and technical support. Atlastitan has been entrusted with the planning and implementation of machinery related operation projects. The team at Atlastitan takes over, among other tasks, the electrical and mechanical engineering, […]

  • 31 October 2011

      Stephen Robertson – Commercial Manager, will be giving a presentation at the Scottish Enterprise Event – Concept to commercialisation – Achieving successful renewable energy development. The event takes place at the Edinburgh Conference Centre on the 10th of November 2011. Stephen will be speaking at 11.45 – 12.00 on Test and demonstration in the […]

  • 21 January 2014

    A rotating cylindrical float (spar buoy) is the turbine shaft of vertical axis wind turbine. Because the weight of rotor is directly supported by buoyancy, the concept is suitable for huge floating offshore wind turbine. The name of the concept is Floating Axis Wind Turbine (FAWT). The video shows the preliminary model experiment of a […]

  • 28 June 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Vestas and Maersk Supply Service, in cooperation with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, are developing a crane solution that could, according to the companies, significantly bring down the cost of wind turbine installation. 

  • 24 February 2012

    40 top managers from the offshore industry enjoyed the kick-off of the Offshore Lounge in the Galgenwaard stadium on Sunday 19 February, when FC Utrecht played AZ. The FC Utrecht Offshore Lounge is a brand new concept, located in the centre of the Netherlands, offering unique networking possibilities for the offshore industry. The Offshore Lounge […]

  • 11 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Welcon A/S and HighTek-Century have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the construction of a turbine tower factory in Taiwan. The factory will manufacture wind turbine towers, including Stiesdal Offshore Technologies’ (SOT) Tetra foundation concept for the Taiwanese and Asian markets. According to Welcon, the final agreement will be negotiated during the next months. Construction […]

  • 12 November 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    On October 24, the Concept Scoping Report for the Dutch offshore wind site off the town of Borssele was published for public consultation. This concept scoping report has been prepared by Pondera Consult and Grontmij and describes what the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) will examine. The objective of the EIA is to accurately describe the environmental impact of […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    Norwegian oil and gas major Aker BP has tabled a proposal to power the NOAKA project on the Norwegian Continental Shelf with electricity from shore combined with offshore wind.

  • 6 June 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Denmark’s Esvagt has implemented the MAINTSYS O&M simulation programme from Shoreline in an effort to optimise operations of existing offshore wind farms and offer more precise calculations for new projects.

  • 4 September 2019
    Grid Connection

    DNV GL and TenneT have signed a four-year framework agreement covering project certification of new high-voltage direct current (HVDC) substations in the German North Sea. The transmission system operator awarded DNV GL the contract following an independent EU tendering process. The agreement includes the certification of the planned DolWin5 converter platform which features a grid […]

  • 11 November 2011

    This year BBB Umwelttechnik GmbH (BBB) will participate for the first time at the EWEA Offshore 2011 event, the world’s most important exhibition in offshore wind energy. The trade fair will be held from 29 November to 1 December in Amsterdam. BBB will share its stand with ep4 offshore, its partner in the processing of […]

  • 9 September 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Dr. Niels Diepeveen (Civil Engineering and Geosciences) has engaged in studying the future of offshore wind turbines in his PhD-research, conducted under the supervision of Professor Gijs van Kuik, both working at TU Delft, the Netherlands.  Dr. Diepeveen claims that hydraulic pumps will replace gearboxes in the next generation of offshore wind turbines. As a […]

  • 15 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    KIC InnoEnergy has launched the Call for Innovation Proposals 2016 in their bid to propel new innovations from the sustainable energy field to market. The Call is seeking European businesses – start-ups, SMEs or larger, that have an innovation in sustainable energy but that need support commercialising their new service or product. The aim of […]

  • 30 September 2014
    R&D

    DNV GL announced its latest Joint Industry Project (JIP), aiming to develop a safe and reliable calculation concept for the life-time of slewing bearings which will increase the reliability of wind turbines. Extreme weather, heavy loads and remote locations are some of the challenges for wind turbines, requiring the highest level of reliability for the […]

  • 2 July 2010
    Technology

    BMT Nigel Gee & Associates (BMT NGAL) and Houlder in the UK have provided more details of the concept they have jointly developed for a lock… [mappress] Source: oilpubs, July 02, 2010;

  • 3 July 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Danish Energy Ministry has awarded EUR 3.8 million through the Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Programme (EUDP) to a consortium aiming to demonstrate how an industrialised suction bucket concept can cut foundation installation costs. 

  • 23 May 2013
    Technology

    The Surface Effect Ship (SES) – Offshore Service Vessel concept from Umoe Mandal (Stand R11 at Seawork 2013) is part of the next generation of offshore wind farm service vessels. The SES is lifted by an air cushion enclosed by side hulls and flexible rubber sealing aft and in the bow. By utilising this air […]

  • 9 February 2011
    R&D

    Grontmij in the Netherlands has developed a concept known as the Sand wind turbine, according to which wind turbines are able to generate energy to transport sand, through pipelines, to the shoreline. Grontmij is further elaborating this concept with the Dutch Department of Transport, Public Works and Water Management (Rijkswaterstaat). Other market parties may become […]