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  • 4 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    E.ON released financial result for 2011. “Despite a difficult business environment, we have made very good progress in implementing our strategy and reorganizing our company. We moved resolutely forward on our consolidation course; the worst adverse effects are behind us. E.ON 2.0, our efficiency-enhancement program, is making good. The earnings growth at our renewables business […]

  • 8 August 2011
    Authorities

      Mike Moen, Consul and Head of Economic Affairs for the Province of Ontario’s Ministry of Economic Development and Trade based in the Canadian Consulate in New York City, will speak at an Offshore Wind Seminar organized by The Council of State Governments/Eastern Regional Conference (CSG/ERC) on August 6 and 7 in Halifax, Nova Scotia. […]

  • 8 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D

      Although a relatively new technology, off shore wind energy is the leader of the three technologies with 2,946 MW currently deployed in Europe, and plans for North America’s first off shore wind farm to be developed during 2012. Th e wave and tidal energy industries are at an earlier stage, lacking the head start […]

  • 2 April 2012
    Authorities

    As part of President Obama’s all of the above approach to energy, the Obama Administration joined with the governors of Illinois, Michigan, Minnesota, New York and Pennsylvania to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will streamline the efficient and responsible development of offshore wind resources in the Great Lakes. This effort […]

  • 24 February 2012
    Authorities

    O’Malley has testified yesterday before the House Economic Matters committee on the legislation to support the offshore wind energy development in Maryland . The governer said: Chairman Davis, Members of the Committee,… thanks for the opportunity to join you here today.  Progress is a choice; job creation is a choice; strengthening and growing our middle class […]

  • 23 April 2015

    When NAM/Shell UK decided to invest in a ‘Walk-to-Work’ (WTW) offshore vessel for use with unmanned gas platforms, they requested Royal Niestern Sander (RNS) to make the preliminary design. The challenge was to design and build a stable platform for the transfer of personnel and equipment, to efficiently support the gas production platforms in the […]

  • 22 January 2017
    Vessels

    In 2017, Bibby Line Group will reach another milestone in its 209-year history when it takes delivery of the Bibby WaveMaster 1 – a vessel designed specifically for operations & maintenance (O&M) and construction support activities for Round 3 wind farms. And even in the ‘worst-case scenario’ in terms of the numbers of offshore wind […]

  • 5 August 2013

    As Gamesa sees its prototype offshore wind turbine produce its first kilowatt hours in the next few weeks what are the Spanish company’s expectations for the offshore wind industry? Headquartered in Vizcaya, Spain and with its offshore wind base in London, Gamesa now employs 6,500 people world wide and it has a presence in more than 50 countries, along with manufacturing centres in Spain, China, India, […]

  • 20 February 2013

    Poland The first efforts aiming at the development of the offshore wind farms in Poland took place in the last decade but were unsuccessful due to controversial location (within Natura2000), unfavourable legislation and the lack of relevant knowledge of public administration. Development of the technology and successful implementation of investment projects in other EU countries […]

  • 5 January 2015

    An important tool for reducing risks and costs in offshore wind is integrated, intelligent monitoring of the foundation structures. If well implemented an integrated monitoring approach will continuously track the ‘state of health’ of a foundation and identify in a very early stage the onset of structural problems. This allows early, low cost repairs, optimal […]

  • 13 April 2015

    The port of Eemshaven, on the mouth of the Eems River estuary, is a vast area in the North East of the Netherlands with a huge potential for development. This potential has been recently recognised by Google who have chosen the area to invest hundreds of millions of Euros in building their new data storage […]

  • 29 April 2013

    The trade fair companies in Hamburg and Husum have worked out an industry solution for organisation of wind energy fairs in Germany. From September 2014 they will jointly hold the leading international wind fair in Hamburg once every two years. From September 2015 they will also jointly hold a national wind industry fair in Husum, […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Tyne is stepping up the pace in the race to provide clean, green renewable fuels for the future with £180m investment plans for its south bank estate in South Tyneside. On the back of several years of record growth, the Port has focussed its business strategy for further growth on renewable energy […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    As a consequence of Bonheur ASA holding more than 50% of the shares of Ganger Rolf ASA, Ganger Rolf ASA is fully consolidated for accounting purposes as a subsidiary of Bonheur ASA. As Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA have a joint ownership (50% / 50%) of their major investments, the ownership structure entails full […]

  • 14 June 2011

      Tidal Transit Limited will be showing off a model of is 20m fibre glass catamaran, the first of which is due in UK waters in Q4 2011, to the visitors of Seaworks in Southampton next week. The boat has been designed by Adam Wright, of Thornham (Norfolk) to meet the specific needs of the […]

  • 19 November 2010
    Technology

    Polarcus, a leading provider of marine geophysical services, is building two seismic vessels of the new generation type SX134 at the Ulstein Verft shipyard. ULSTEIN has designed and built a number of state-of-the-art seismic vessels the past few years, and the contracts attest to the company’s leading role in designing and building seismic ships. Polarcus […]

  • 1 October 2012

    A few months ago Spanish energy giant Iberdrola was crowned the world’s largest wind energy developer with an operating portfolio of more than 14,000MW. The promotion of offshore wind energy is a key platform for Iberdrola’s future growth plans. Iberdrola’s Offshore Business Division, based in Scotland with offices in London, Berlin and Paris, is busy […]

  • 16 October 2012
    Environment, R&D

    In just the last year, New York State began developing at least 25 percent of the alternative electricity sources necessary to replace the Indian Point nuclear power plant, according to a new report released today by the Natural Resources Defense Council and Riverkeeper. The report also provides a detailed roadmap for fully and cost-effectively replacing […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Five marine energy developers will benefit from £7.9 million funding to further develop testing of new wave and tidal prototypes in the seas around Scotland, Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced. The second round of WATERS (Wave & Tidal Energy: Research, Development & Demonstration Support) funding is to enable Scottish developers and supply chain […]

  • 25 December 2011

    Delaware’s flagship offshore wind project may be going dormant, but observers say offshore wind is off to a promising start in New Jersey. Legislation passed last year could make the Garden State the new leader in building the first generation of offshore wind turbines off the U.S. coast, said Matt DaPrato, an analyst at IHS […]

  • 13 January 2012

    The last major economy in Europe that is not a member of the offshore wind club is due to knock on the clubhouse door this year. France will be joining the club with a huge 3GW enrolment fee. This month, to be precise, 11 January 2012, was the deadline for the tenders to be submitted […]

  • 18 August 2011
    Authorities

    As part of Interior’s “Smart from the Start” offshore wind energy initiative to spur rapid and responsible siting, leasing and construction of new wind projects, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Director Michael R. Bromwich today announced the initial steps to develop commercial wind energy […]

  • 1 August 2012

    Based on its recent analysis of the wave energy generation market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Eco Wave Power with the 2012 European Frost & Sullivan Award for New Product Innovation for developing and implementing an all-round solution for effective energy harvesting from waves.  “Driven by the energy crisis around the globe, an escalation of activities […]

  • 2 September 2015

    The profile of Wales as a potential location for marine energy projects has increased dramatically over the past 12 months, demonstrated clearly by the growing number of developers from across the globe who are showing an active interest in developing projects in Welsh waters. Attracted initially by Wales’ excellent wave and tidal stream resource, the […]

  • 27 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co., Ltd. (“Goldwind”) has announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2012 (the “reporting period”). According to unaudited financial statements prepared in accordance with International Financial Reporting Standards, the Group generated revenues of RMB3,451.01 million, net profits of RMB72.07million, basic earnings per share of RMB 0.03 […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    When you are talking with people working in real estate, there is a small chance you would not hear them saying: “Location, location, location!” at some point. In offshore wind, the same could be said for cost reduction.