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  • 26 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has acquired 100% of Offshore MW LLC, a company holding a 166,886 acre (675 square km) offshore wind energy lease issued by the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and located south of Massachusetts.  Offshore MW LLC is eligible to participate in the utility tender program established by recently […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance

    “Challenging oil and gas market” has somewhat become an inevitable reference point in financial reports of companies working in the offshore energy sector. Still, those involved in the offshore wind market usually have positive figures to report. This is also the case with Fugro, whose revenue declined by 20.4% in Q3 2016 due to the oil and gas downturn, […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Grid Connection

    Intertek’s Energy and Water consultancy (formerly Intertek METOC), is to act as Technical Project Manager for surveys to TenneT, the European electricity grid operator, on its German offshore wind connections. The work will see Intertek design and manage geophysical and geotechnical surveys for the offshore substations and export cable routes for offshore wind projects. Intertek […]

  • 19 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    TÜV SÜD will showcase its full suite of offshore wind power services at WINDFORCE 2014 at Hall 5, Stand E 33, in Bremen between 17 and 19 June 2014.  From the first geophysical surveys of the sea bed to power grid connections – the various milestones of offshore wind farms are fraught with project-specific challenges […]

  • 26 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Bay State Wind, a 50/50 joint venture between Ørsted and Eversource, has submitted its proposal in response to the second Request for Proposals (RFP) for offshore wind energy generation in Massachusetts. Bay State Wind included proposals for a 400MW and 800MW project. Bay State Wind has been in development since 2015, with currently over 50 […]

  • 4 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    The Massachusetts Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs’ Office of Coastal Zone Management and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center will host public information meetings to discuss recent and upcoming planning and assessment activities related to future offshore wind projects in federal waters off Massachusetts. Topics will include an overview of the state’s new energy […]

  • 15 June 2011

    Specialist renewable energy consulting firm PMSS today unveiled their brand new Marine Archaeological Service and are pleased to announce the recruitment of John Gribble and Stuart Leather to lead the service. They join PMSS to take a leading role in establishing this new service and strengthen their client’s onshore and offshore development and construction aspirations, […]

  • 2 March 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, R&D

    Netherlands Enterprise Agency ( has issued a tender for framework contracts with external experts who can support in managing site studies and assist with the tendering procedures during the development of offshore wind farm zones.

  • 17 February 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Representatives from Vineyard Power and Vineyard Wind met the Cape Cod Commercial Fishermen’s Alliance on Wednesday in Chatham to get the fishermen’s feedback on an offshore wind project planned to be developed off Martha’s Vineyard.

  • 6 August 2015

    This September, the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) will organize Metocean awareness courses in London. The courses, aimed at all workers in the offshore sector, continue in Kuala Lumpur and Houston. In recognition of the courses’ popularity, the IMarEST is offering a year’s complimentary membership for all attendees. Recent extreme weather patterns in […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    A company specialising in recruitment for the offshore industry is celebrating its 25th anniversary by reaching out to its alumni to showcase some of its most exciting placements. Dave Oliver Hydrographic Services Ltd (DOHS Ltd) has placed hydrographic personnel with companies all over the world, including Europe, North America, West Africa, Middle East, Malaysia, Indonesia […]

  • 20 July 2012

      The Duke of York will be in Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk on Tuesday 24th July 2012, when he will be visiting Scira Offshore Energy and meeting staff from Gardline, the marine sciences company based in Great Yarmouth. His Royal Highness is interested to learn more about the rapidly developing offshore renewables industry in the UK. The […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wirral Council’s successful Regional Growth Fund (RGF) bid is being used to help a local business create a raft of new jobs in the thriving offshore renewable energy sector. The Cabinet agreed at their last meeting to support the expansion of the seabed mapping company Osiris Projects by granting them access to RGF funds with […]

  • 3 September 2019

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the ten most read offshore wind news articles in the month of August 2019. Wison Unveils New Tower Concept for Deepwater Turbines Wison Offshore & Marine has launched a novel solution for installing offshore wind turbines in deep waters. Boskalis Feels Offshore Wind Crunch Dutch offshore services provider Boskalis […]

  • 20 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has reached financial close on the Clean Energy Finance Corporation’s (CEFC) five-year, $20 million loan facility which will partly fund the CETO 6 Project off Garden Island, Western Australia. The CEFC facility will be used to part fund the construction of the project and will reduce the amount of equity Carnegie would otherwise […]

  • 11 January 2012

    The consortium led by EDF Energies Nouvelles has today submitted four robust and realistic projects in response to the French offshore wind energy call for tenders. These projects go hand in hand with a highly ambitious and balanced industrial plan to manufacture the wind turbine designed by Alstom in France that will create around 7,500 […]

  • 25 October 2011
    Grid Connection

    TenneT Offshore, the fellow subsidiary of the electricity transmission system operator TenneT TSO, awarded Osiris Projects a contract to supply a series of detailed cable route surveys related to offshore wind farm sites in the German Bight region. The work included detailed geophysical surveys, ROV inspection surveys and shallow geotechnical investigations; making use of the […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A trade and technology mission from the UK is visiting Taiwan from 30 May to 1 June to share the UK’s experience on renewable energy, especially on the offshore wind energy industry. With the largest ever number of UK renewable energy delegates to Taiwan, this mission is the first major event of the British Office’s 6-month […]

  • 8 March 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Gardline and Global Aqua Survey (G.A.S) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to cooperate on offshore survey projects in Taiwan. Under the MoU, Gardline will provide specialist consultancy and services to G.A.S. The company plans to introduce into the Taiwanese market ”high-end geotechnical and environmental services in-line with European standards of quality and safety.” Both companies provide […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has issued a tender for the procurement of services regarding an unexploded ordnance (UXO) Box survey for the Thor offshore wind farm. Energinet is performing the initial geophysical and geotechnical investigations in the Danish North Sea prior to the procurement of the new wind farm. In order to minimize the […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Coastline Surveys has completed a geotechnical investigation of the seabed cable route at the proposed Navitus Bay offshore wind park, off the South coast of England. Coastline Surveys, the Falmouth-based marine data consultancy, was delighted to be chosen to extend previous phases of work as the main contractor on such a high profile project. The […]

  • 1 March 2013

    On the 7th of March, MMT´s survey specialist Ms Sara Andersson will give a presentation at the Foundation day 2013. The presentation is about the importance of how acoustic surveys needs to be verified by marine geotechnical investigations or video inspections for the offshore industry. Sara´s presentation will include how marine surveys are performed for […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance

    Royal Boskalis Westminster has acquired the remaining 37.5% in the UAE-based Horizon Group, a provider of marine geophysical and geotechnical services. To remind, Boskalis acquired 62.5% of the shares in Horizon Group at the beginning of the year. Horizon will continue focusing on its position in the Middle East and Northwest Europe with opportunities to expand […]

  • 23 November 2012

    EDF EN France is seeking contractor to conduct geotechnical and geophysical survey offshore Le Tréport. In April EDF won the rights to develop three offshore wind sites offshore French coast. The purpose of this scope is to achieve an offshore geotechnical campaign, which consists of shallow penetration (typically 5m) tests and samplings (Cone Penetration Test […]

  • 20 December 2016
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has teamed up with compatriot drone company Sky-Watch to develop a drone with magnetometers capable of mapping mines in former war zones, which will initially be used to identify potential unexploded ordnance (UXO) along the power cable routes of future offshore wind farms. Mines are usually made of magnetic steel, and the search […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Fugro Germany Land GmbH has won a contract to provide geotechnical investigation services, including lab work, in the German North Sea and the Baltic Sea from 2019 to 2022. The tender, issued by the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (Das Bundesamt für Seeschifffahrt und Hydrographie (BSH)), was divided into three lots: Geotechnical exploration North Sea 2019, Geotechnical exploration Baltic Sea […]