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  • 4 March 2020
    Industry Contribution

    Transition is a fact of life. Be it in your personal circumstances, as a company, but even as an industry. The need to innovate and transition to a new outlook are key in remaining relevant and future-proof. Being future-proof within oil, gas, offshore wind, marine energy and maritime industries means being part of the energy […]

  • 14 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    2011 will be a year of mixed fortunes across the various renewable energy technologies with major growth expected for some, steady progress…   (businessgreen) [mappress] Source: businessgreen,February 14, 2011

  • 3 August 2012

    One of the largest ship builders in the world has two huge shipyards very close to each other in Finland. STX Finland has taken over the shipyards in Turku and in Rauma, and taken a 50% stake in a shipyard in Helsinki. While most of the 2500 STX employees are busy with the design and […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Lamprell was founded in the UAE by Steven Lamprell in the ‘7O’s as a marine engineering company, refurbishing and then later building jack up drilling rigs for the oil and gas industry. Lamprell has now become a successful and major name in WTIV builds. The step from building jack up drilling platforms to building self […]

  • 16 February 2011

    Imagine a wind turbine as tall as the Washington Monument. Imagine its trio of blades, each one the length of a Boeing 747 wingspan,…   By: Virginia Wright (downeast) [mappress] Source: downeast , February 16, 2011

  • 3 August 2012

    The Singapore based Keppel FELS also has its roots in building huge offshore jack up platforms for the oil and gas industry. It is a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), which, in turn, is a wholly owned company of Keppel Corporation Limited. This yard not only builds the vessels but also […]

  • 18 February 2019

    By Remco van der List, Design Manager GustoMSC Digitalization is an establishing technological driver of change in the offshore industry. The potential is huge in terms of increasing safety and operational efficiency, whilst at the same time reducing operational costs. This article addresses some of the recent pioneering technologies that benefit from this transformation. Analysis software GustoMSC […]

  • 1 February 2011

    A CHINESE city is seeking to develop more renewable energy by tapping into Nottingham’s growing reputation for expertise in the field.   (thisisbusiness-eastmidlands) [mappress] Source: thisisbusiness-eastmidlands, February 01, 2011

  • 10 November 2017

    Portugal’s renewable energy mix could be boosted by offshore – and especially floating – wind, as the country could meet 39% of its electricity demand with wind power by 2030, while 25% is currently covered with 5GW of wind turbines on land. 

  • 1 October 2019

    Next week, Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) will kick off with the 10th Offshore Wind Conference followed by the Gala Dinner & Awards show on Monday evening. On 7, 8 and 9 October this leading European event will become home of energy transition where more than 10,000 professionals will gather to discuss the future of offshore energy.  […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Damen has a network of more than 45 shipyards, repair yards and related companies world wide. These shipyards are either in partnership with, or directly owned and managed by, Damen. In fact it is almost certain that one of them is close to your wind farm. They have a wide range of vessels in their […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    Germany’s ambition is to have 2.500 turbines installed in its territorial waters in the North and Baltic Seas by 2030. This means that on an average of 250 turbines will have to be produced and installed each year. This cannot be handled by one port alone and therefore several German ports are now trying to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 3 October 2012

    States of Guernsey renewable energy policy advisor Matt Des Forges said that the wind, wave and tidal energy will not replace current electricity sources in Guernsey any time soon, writes BBC. Due to the high cost of renewables, wind energy is expected to be implemented after eight years and tidal and wave after 2020. Des […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Australian Energy Market Operator’s (AEMO) today released a 2016 Electricity Statement of Opportunities (ESOO) report, which highlights the importance of a long-term strategic plan to ensure a low-cost and reliable energy system in the future. The 2016 ESOO provides National Electricity Market (NEM) participants, investors, and policy-makers with a projected 10-year outlook to 2025-26 of […]

  • 1 May 2019

    By Mr. Javier Lanfranchi – Sales Manager – Faccin SPA Nobody can deny that the demand of more energy is increasing on a global scale. Over the last two decades we’ve seen different solutions to tackle this issue where renewable energy stands out mainly because of the need to reduce the impact fuels have in […]

  • 5 October 2015

    The concept of using vessels as hotels, or floatels, accommodation vessels, or recently, SOVs, or whatever name you give them, has been available in the market for a while. With some of the current and more future projects being built further at sea in harsher sea states this concept is now gaining ‘ground’. Not only […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Iberdrola is committed to promoting offshore wind power as one of the basic pillars in its future growth. It is determined to spearhead the development of this technology, which it considers to be the second revolution in renewable energies, just as it did in the case of onshore wind power, where it is the world […]

  • 7 December 2011

    They say that the best way to predict the future is to invent it. And for The Switch, this holds true. They’ve created every bit of their present success by working closely with their customers, shaping the industry by making permanent magnet generators the technology of choice in the wind power industry and then cutting […]

  • 15 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    A decision has been made to maintain the current shareholder structure at IHC Merwede. The IHC Merwede Supervisory Board – in addition to all of the current shareholders – is comfortable with the financial strength of the company for the next year. With the support of JP Morgan and Rabobank M&A, IHC Merwede has carried […]

  • 6 September 2012

    Voith displays numerous new and further developments at this year’s SMM, the leading maritime industry trade fair held in Hamburg. A full-scale Voith Schneider Propeller as well as a full- scale Voith Inline Thruster catch the visitor’s eye. In addition to the new SteamTrac waste heat recovery system, Voith presents functional models of a new […]

  • 25 February 2013

    Since 2011, German Renewables Shipbrokers, or GRS for short, has been surging full speed ahead in the offshore market. The company founders, engineer / industrial engineer Philippe Schönefeld and naval architect Matthias Mroß, put all their experience as shipbrokers to good use to arrange chartering of special shipping capacity for the offshore wind industry. The […]

  • 6 April 2015

    There is a lot to write on the role of the Dutch industry concerning the development of offshore wind, both nationally and internationally. However, when it comes to floating wind turbines the list of company names is significantly shorter. With relatively shallow waters it is currently more efficient to install wind turbines on fixed foundations […]

  • 12 November 2014

    The main interview in this edition covers Van Oord Offshore who has recently taken delivery of their new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) Aeolus. We now look at what three other companies operating these types of vessels are thinking about now and for in the future. Depending on your definition of a WTIV there are […]

  • 10 February 2011

    Australia seems like the perfect land to take advantage of renewable energy sources, such as solar power, on and offshore wind farms, … By David R. Braflowsky (renewableenergyspot) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyspot, February 10, 2011

  • 28 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Esvagt has been looking into finding an optimal Service Operations Vessel (SOV) solution for future offshore wind farms, which will also enable the company to tender for servicing tasks with a far more documented and substantiated basis.