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  • 23 May 2013

    U.S. Sens. Mark Warner (D-VA) and Tim Kaine (D-VA) yesterday cosponsored the introduction of The Virginia Outer Continental Shelf Energy Production Act of 2013. The legislation would expand American offshore energy production with a revised five-year leasing plan, and provide revenue sharing. The bill would provide an alternative to the Administration’s proposed 2012-2017 offshore oil and gas […]

  • 8 February 2012

    Hallin Marine, a Superior Energy Services company, reports a promising start to the year of the Dragon (2012) with four new contracts. Hallin’s West Division heads into battle in search of unexploded 1939-1945 ordnance off the German coast. A Quasar work-class remotely operated vehicle and team are being provided to support site clearance for a […]

  • 20 May 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Offshore wind is among the top ocean‑based industries that have the potential to outperform the growth of the global economy as a whole by 2030, both in terms of value added and employment. This is according to “The Ocean Economy in 2030” report, published by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) on 27 April. The projections suggest […]

  • 25 December 2011

    SEACOR Marine LCC announced that it has invested in Windcat Workboats Holdings Ltd, a European operator of wind farm utility vessels. U.S.-based SEACOR Marine, a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc., operates a fleet of offshore marine support vessels, serving the global offshore oil and gas exploration and production industry worldwide with operations and infrastructure concentrated […]

  • 12 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Singapore-headquartered offshore marine services provider, PACC Offshore Services Holdings Ltd. (POSH), and Taiwan-based logistics firm Kerry TJ Logistics have established a joint venture (JV) company POSH Kerry Renewables to provide integrated supply chain and marine solutions to the offshore wind sector in Taiwan. 

  • 16 April 2014

    More than a quarter of Europe’s total wind crosses Scotland’s land mass and shores. This is why Scotland has used their competitive advantage to create a thriving offshore renewables sector. This film explores the opportunities and investment in offshore wind development in Scotland, from key players in the industry. Offshore WIND staff, April 16, 2014; […]

  • 31 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    JBA Consulting has signed a reseller agreement with the Met Office which will now offer JBA’s metocean risk management software – ForeCoast Marine – to its marine and offshore clients. ForeCoast Marine is a planning, visualisation and decision support tool which utilises Met Office forecast data to reduce costs and meteocean risks. Working collaboratively, JBA […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Norway could become the home of the first offshore wind farm directly connected to oil and gas platforms, as Equinor and its partners at Gullfaks and Snorre have decided to explore the possibilities of supplying the five platforms at the oil and gas fields with power from a floating offshore wind.

  • 23 December 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Tokyo-based classification society ClassNK has released a summary of the latest industry developments in its annual Technical Bulletin, with one of the topics covering marine energy usage. The opening paper of the Bulletin explores the possibilities and challenges of tidal power, offshore wind power, and wave power, and outlines tidal power generation systems around the world. A […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Equinor and the Irish state-owned electricity company Electricity Supply Board (ESB) have entered into a partnership to cooperate on the offshore wind sector in Ireland. The partnership will work to identify suitable sites for new offshore wind farms in Irish waters and will work to mature potential future projects. Additionally, the potential for energy storage technology […]

  • 19 January 2015
    R&D, Technology

    A group of maritime engineering students share a futuristic vision to send robots into outer space to explore planetary lakes. The potential uses for these robots on Earth is also limitless, including sending fleets of drones to provide quick and safe response to natural disasters and creating a “wired ocean” that provides early notice of […]

  • 12 April 2013

    German based company, 50Hertz Offshore GmbH, is looking for contractor for underwater ordnance identification services. The contractor will work on extensive tracking to identify anomalies in the ferromagnetic area of the planned subsea cable routes from landfall in Lubmin the priority area for wind energy, West of Adlergrund. The width of the corridor exploration is […]

  • 3 October 2012

    The UK Government signed a new order for development of the former Swan Hunter shipyard, which will allow simplified planning process, the Bdaily news site reports. The shipyard will become one of five Centres for Offshore Renewable Engineering (CORE). Developers would not need to seek formal planning permission if their project meets specific criteria. Qualifying […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Vessels

    A report resulting from the G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9)’s first Safe by Design workshop is now available. The report explores a number of key topics associated with the transfer of personnel from a Crew Transfer Vessel to a transition piece via the traditional push on method (including design of the transfer […]

  • 26 September 2012

    A new regional coalition was announced September 20, 2012, that will focus on advancing the coastal and offshore wind industry in Virginia, the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida. The Southeastern Coastal Wind Coalition will explore opportunities for regional collaboration among both the public and private sectors, including a focus on ways to grow the wind industry […]

  • 24 October 2011

    SeaHold GEOSHIPS Limited (GEOSHIPS), specialists in marine and subsea services, is reinforcing its focus on the renewables sector by exhibiting at RenewableUK in Manchester this week (October 25-27). Aberdeen-based GEOSHIPS was formed in 2003 and has a strong focus on offshore renewable energy projects, whilst also being able to offer services in support of subsea […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    EnBW North America has signaled its interest to develop offshore wind in the U.S. state of New Hampshire by becoming the member of Clean Energy NH (CENH). According to CENH, EnBW represents the first offshore wind industry member in the organization’s portfolio. “EnBW North America is excited to partner with Clean Energy New Hampshire – the […]

  • 3 July 2014

    Schools of Engineering (SoE), Electrical Engineering and Electronics (SoEEE) and the Institute for Risk and Uncertainty, together with the National Oceanography Centre, will host the 3rd CORER workshop- The Obstacles to deployment of Tide and Wave Marine Renewable Energy. The workshop will be held on 22nd of July, from 12.30 to 17.00 at The Gallery […]

  • 19 February 2020
    R&D, Technology

    Google’s parent company Alphabet has decided that it will no longer invest in the energy kite developer Makani, according to Fort Felker, CEO of Makani. Alphabet bought Makani back in 2013. Since then, the concept technology advanced from a 20kW demonstrator kite to a utility-scale kite capable of generating 600kW, Felker said. In February 2019, […]

  • 10 April 2020

    A regional development agency from Taranaki, New Zealand, has published a paper on the offshore wind potential in the waters off Taranaki coast.

  • 5 January 2018
    Authorities, Contracts & Tenders

    As the Trump Administration issued the draft proposal for the 2019-2024 National Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Oil and Gas Leasing Program on 4 January, the move to make more than 90% of OCS available for oil and gas exploration and production saw opposition from several U.S. coastal states, including those that want more renewable energy in their future.

  • 6 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Gardline Geosurvey Ltd and Neptune have entered into a strategic partnership which will see Gardline’s DP2 multi-role survey vessel, the MV Kommandor, enhanced with the permanent installation of Neptune’s Explorer 06 100HP Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV). Manned by staff from both companies, the vessel has also seen a dedicated ROV control area created on-board and […]

  • 4 March 2013

    Chevalier Floatels, a company with expertise in developing new concepts for floating accommodation, has developed a wide range of floatels. From five star floating hotels, worker accommodation barges up to floating prisons for governments. The most recent activity of Chevalier Floatels is the conversion of two ships into DP2 accommodation vessels, which is being carried […]

  • 11 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC) to explore port services that will support the offshore wind industry in Taiwan. The collaboration will explore ways to broaden TIPC’s services and better meet the needs of Taiwan’s emerging offshore wind industry, JFMS stated. TIPC is […]

  • 22 February 2013

    The new LeaderSHIP 2020 strategy to increase the competitiveness of European maritime technology was presented by Vice President of the European Commission responsible for enterprise and industry policy Antonio Tajani, together with SEA Europe, the European Ships and Maritime Equipment Association. The new strategy is the result of a close co-operation between the industry, the […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Three projects under the H2020 priority Blue Growth will receive nearly €14.5 million EU funding to develop tools for the exploration of the underwater world, as well as to advance the Blue Growth economy. BRIDGES, a four year-long project bringing together research partners from 9 countries, will improve the European underwater glider SeaExplorer to adapt […]