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  • 7 May 2010
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Gunfleet Sands Offshore Wind Farm, situated in the Thames Estuary, close to the Essex coast, is now operational and producing electricity for the national grid. With its commissioning it also means a major milestone has now been reached – the UK has achieved a total offshore wind energy output in excess of 1GW. This is […]

  • 17 June 2015
    Technology

    Following the signature of a technology partnership agreement in March, the French start-up IDEOL and the Japanese offshore wind leader Hitachi Zosen (HITZ) have signed an engineering agreement on June 3rd for the design of both a concrete and a steel version of IDEOL’s patented floating foundation adapted to Japanese sea conditions. The companies are […]

  • 7 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Atkins has been appointed to deliver the Front End Engineering Design (FEED) and Detailed Design of wind turbine jacket substructures for the 496MW St Brieuc offshore wind farm.

  • 24 January 2014

    In collaboration with a group of Basque companies, IBERDROLA INGENIERÍA has just launched the Marin-El R&D project with the goal of designing a new marine substation for offshore wind farms in order to expedite installation and significantly reduce costs. The initiative has been allocated a €10 million budget and is supported by the Basque government. […]

  • 25 March 2014
    Technology

    Atkins has been awarded an engineering contract for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm. The contract will cover all design and engineering services for the monopile foundations for the 6.0 MW turbines as well as management assistance during fabrication and installation. David Parkin, managing director for Atkins’ Renewables business, said: “This contract win further builds on […]

  • 30 April 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted has awarded Worley with a contract to engineer and design two offshore wind topside substations for the 700MW Revolution Wind project off the Rhode Island coast, US. The project started in March 2019, with the installation expected in 2022, Worley said. “This project is directly aligned to our strategic priority of supporting our customers through […]

  • 2 October 2013

    Before any wind turbines are installed, before any installation vessels are built and before any orders have been placed to build the vessels the statistics show that one company in this industry continues to have more influence in this sector than the rest of the sector all together. GustoMSC has designed part of the vast […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    WSP USA and Wood Thilsted have been awarded the contract to provide detailed design of foundations for Vineyard Wind’s 800MW offshore wind project off the coast of Massachusetts. The project, being developed by a partnership of Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, will be the first utility-scale offshore wind farm in the US. WSP will […]

  • 10 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Technology

    After having developed the concept and basic design for Heerema’s new monohull vessel, Ulstein Group´s Dutch based design company, Ulstein Sea of Solutions (USOS), has now also been awarded the further engineering of the vessel with the selected shipyard, DSME of South Korea. In February 2010, USOS was contracted by Heerema to design their new […]

  • 3 May 2011

    IJmuiden-based Offshore Ship Designers is to design a new compact but powerful AHT offshore support vessel for Netherlands-based Neptune…   (merlincorpcomms) [mappress] Source: merlincorpcomms, May 03, 2011;

  • 8 July 2016

    Vattenfall has issued a call for tenders for the design of secondary and tertiary structures and electrical outfitting on offshore foundations such as monopiles and jackets. This includes items such as boat landings, ladders, platforms, railings, crane, skirts, attachments for corrosion protection systems, internal platforms, cable hang-off systems and other appurtenances, as well as interim or permanent structures for transportation […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    EDF EN France and Dong Energy, through its subsidiary Eolien Maritime France are inviting tenders for three offshore wind project off the French coast. Namely, the companies are looking for a company to provide architectural services, engineering services and integrated engineering services with the final goal of achieving the projects certification as per IEC 61400-22. […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Business & Finance

    Oceanteam has acquired remaining 30% shares of KCI design engineers, thus becoming a sole shareholder. KCI is a multi-discipline engineering company, employing over 150 engineers and has offices in Schiedam, The Netherlands and Hamburg, Germany. Through this strategic purchase, Oceanteam can speed up the already initiated investment program and support the company with its growth […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    COWI has won a contract to provide a concept design of the electrical transmission infrastructure system for the Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind project located off the coast of New Jersey, New York. The Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind project has the potential to supply up to 2,500MW of energy to multiple markets along the US Eastern […]

  • 28 June 2012

    Hantong Group and a German design company recently has singed a contract in Hamburg for co-operating designing the offshore foundation transportation vessel (hereunder referred as OFTV), to secure the smooth delivery of Hantong manufactured offshore foundations in time. The design would be optimized on the basis of original design and more importantly, the OFTV would […]

  • 20 March 2018
    Vessels

    Marine Designs has installed a new pontoon in Barrow, which will serve for the berthing of crew transfer vessels (CTVs) working on Ørsted’s offshore wind farms.

  • 31 March 2015
    Technology

    The detailed design of the Protean Wave Energy Converter (WEC) has been completed, Stonehenge Metals Limited announced this morning.  Moore Commerce Pty Ltd has completed the detailed design of the 1.5kW peak output Protean device well within schedule and within budget, opening the way for preparation for the fabrication of the first 1.5kW device ahead of schedule, Stonehenge […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 June 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    A detailed design of the Offshore SwitchYard (OSY) platform for the Modular Offshore Grid project being developed by Belgian transmission system operator Elia will soon be open for construction tendering, Ramboll informed. 

  • 8 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    EnBW He Dreiht GmbH has issued a tender seeking the detailed design of the substructures and foundations of wind turbines for the 900 MW EnBW He Dreiht offshore wind project in the German North Sea. The contract scope covers the structural design of jacket and monopile foundations, electrical and mechanical design, and corrosion protection design. […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Three ULSTEIN developed designs were appointed as nominees for innovation awards in 2012, the ULSTEIN Windlifter, the Northern Light Drill Tower and the Polarcus Amani. The ULSTEIN Windlifter, developed by Dutch companies Ulstein Idea Equipment Solutions and Ulstein Sea of Solutions, is a turbine installation vessel suitable for single lift installations. Unlike jack-up units, the […]

  • 8 April 2014

    Atkins has been awarded an additional contract by Dong Energy. Atkins is now contracted to design five offshore substations for Dong Energy. The contract will see Atkins provide detailed substation designs for Race Bank, one of DONG Energy’s major offshore wind development projects in the UK. Atkins is also designing the substations for DONG Energy’s […]

  • 5 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    ALE has designed a new modular transport frame for carrying transition pieces within marshaling ports, which is said to optimize the costs of offshore wind projects.

  • 20 June 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The engineering consulting group COWI has won a contract to design the foundations for the Formosa I project, Taiwan’s first offshore wind farm. COWI has been tasked with preparing the detailed design of the wind turbine foundations for the Taiwan project which will involve designing the foundations for an offshore wind farm in an earthquake zone. […]

  • 1 August 2016
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    KCI The Engineers has completed a basic design of a so-called Offshore Switch Yard (OSY), a concept commissioned by Belgian transmission system operator Elia to create a central offshore socket which would bring power from several offshore wind farms to shore. One major long-term objective of the offshore power socket is to concentrate all the available […]

  • 7 September 2015

    Marine Power Systems, a Swansea-based wave energy technology company, has expanded its team by hiring a top student from the mechanical engineering discipline. Daniel Pérez Torres, who has a background in marine renewable energy, recently started work at the company as a full time design engineer. Torres has completed a mechanical engineering degree at Queen Mary […]