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  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    3i Infrastructure and AMP Capital have entered into an agreement to jointly acquire 100% of Danish company ESVAGT from Maersk Group. 3i Infrastructure will be investing approximately £109 million to acquire a 50% interest in ESVAGT and will have an equal shareholding with AMP Capital. Headquartered in Esbjerg, Denmark, ESVAGT provides emergency rescue and response […]

  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Consultant engineers from WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff will provide quality inspection services on the 336MW Galloper Offshore Wind Farm. The company’s engineers will undertake inspection and surveillance planning services including assurance, quality, control and audit services on the sub-sea high voltage cable and the offshore platform that are currently under construction off the coast of Suffolk. Galloper Wind Farm Ltd […]

  • 18 September 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The NHV Group has secured a new contract with Siemens Gamesa to provide helicopter services in support of the Rentel offshore wind farm project in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 26 December 2018
    Business & Finance

    G-Octopus, a Cathie Associates company, is rebranding in order to bring into focus its piling solutions for the renewable energy and oil & gas industries.

  • 10 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The Copenhagen Maritime and Commercial Court has upheld Ørsted’s claim that it has the right to use the Ørsted name. To remind, the Danish offshore wind giant changed its name from DONG Energy to Ørsted in October 2017, following the sale of its upstream oil and gas business and the decision to shift to green energy. The name represents the company’s reference to […]

  • 31 October 2018

    A 2,000-tonne deckhouse has been lifted and installed on DEME Group’s DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion. The vessel is currently under construction at a COSCO shipyard in China. The keel laying ceremony was held in March. The Orion will come equipped with a 5,000 tonne Liebherr HLC 295000 crane with a lifting height of up to 180 metres and […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    During October 2014 Inch Cape offshore wind farm accomplished another very important milestone in its development: an offshore met mast has been installed to gather accurate wind resource, wind direction and wind velocity data. The mast has a gravity base foundation mainly made out of concrete. This innovative foundation type reduces the noise generated by […]

  • 2 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    Bridges Fund Management has acquired wind turbine repair and maintenance provider GEV Wind Power from Maven Capital Partners. The acquisition comes as Bridges sought to invest in renewable energy as part of its Sustainable Planet theme, and the investment was handled via its Sustainable Growth Funds. “We have been looking for the right opportunity in the renewables […]

  • 10 December 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Sylvia Boer has been appointed as the new director of Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports (AYOP) and will take up her role on 1 February 2020. She will serve as the linchpin between members of the association for offshore companies, government bodies, and stakeholders. Boer’s appointment is designed to leverage on the major opportunities AYOP sees […]

  • 12 June 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    David de Jager has succeeded Ernst van Zuijlen as the Director of GROW (Growth through Research, development & demonstration in Offshore Wind).

  • 13 November 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The European Union has awarded a EUR 1.4 million research grant to the GODESS (Global Optimal DEsign of Support Structures) project aimed at optimizing the design of offshore wind turbines.

  • 23 January 2020

    DEME Group’s DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion has undergone the first liquid natural gas (LNG) bunkering. The world’s largest LNG bunker vessel Kairos, operated by Nauticor, supplied Orion with LNG at the Port of Rostock in Germany. According to DEME, this marks only the second ship-to-ship LNG bunkering operation to take place in Germany and […]

  • 18 November 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Red Rock Power has appointed Adam Ezzamel as Project Director of the Inch Cape offshore wind farm in Scotland. According to Red Rock Power, Ezzamel will engage with the project’s key stakeholders in the coming weeks. This June, the Scottish government approved the proposed changes to the wind farm which allow for the installation of […]

  • 27 May 2014

    The German navigation system manufacturer Raytheon Anschütz, together with its exclusive Norwegian distributor Syberg AS, has been awarded a contract for the supply of an advanced Synapsis Integrated Navigation System (INS) to two new state-of-the-art windpark service vessels. The experienced Norwegian shipyard Havyard Ship Technology in Leirvik / Sogn is designing and building the new […]

  • 24 July 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Following the completion of the initial phase, SeeByte, ASV and the Marine Biological Association of the United Kingdom have been awarded funding to carry out phase two of the Adaptive Autonomous Ocean Sampling Networks (AAOSN) SBRI call. The aim of the project is to reduce the complexity and frequency of operator input when supervising large […]

  • 17 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Belgium-based High Wind has announced that GeoSea’s new jack-up vessel Apollo will be prepared for the Boom Lock system which allows an offshore crane to install wind turbine components at high wind speeds. High Wind will manage all elements of the design and engineering in cooperation with GeoSea, an offshore marine engineering project specialist and part of […]

  • 2 May 2014

    Forewind has appointed Tarald Gjerde as its new General Manager and as Project Director of the Dogger Bank Zone.  Mr Gjerde comes to the role from within the Forewind consortium where he has been Head of Business Development for the past 18 months, seconded from owner company Statoil. He follows Dr Lee Clarke who leaves […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Section 401 water quality certificate of approval to Icebreaker Windpower Inc., confirming that the Icebreaker offshore wind project in the Lake Erie complies with federal standards relating to water pollution.

  • 18 December 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    SGS Germany has awarded the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm with the project certificate, marking the wind farm’s final milestone.

  • 22 April 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The Atlantic Pioneer, the first US-flagged offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel (CTV), is getting ready to embark on the first phase of a 20-year charter to support the construction and operation of the 30 MW Block Island offshore wind farm, following an official christening ceremony at Quonset Point today. The Block Island site, currently under construction by developer […]

  • 15 July 2015

    The Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy (FORCE) has unveiled two advanced underwater monitoring platforms, now in their final stages of testing in Dartmouth before sea trials in the Bay of Fundy. “To harness the enormous power of the Bay of Fundy responsibly, we have to understand it,” said FORCE general manager Tony Wright. “We’ve […]

  • 8 September 2010

    The main opponent of the Cape Wind project got zapped yesterday for releasing confidential information in the electric rate case for the…   By Jay Fitzgerald (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, September 08, 2010;

  • 3 March 2020

    Bernhard Schulte’s new service operation vessel (SOV), which will work for GE at the Merkur offshore wind project, is set to be named Windea Jules Verne. The vessel received its name after one of the world’s most popular adventure writers, who was born in Nantes, France, where GE’s Offshore Wind business is located. To remind, […]

  • 6 January 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has selected Dr. Sanjiv Malhotra to be the first Director of the Clean Energy Investment Center (CEIC), located within the Office of Technology Transitions (OTT). CEIC was established in 2015 as part of the Obama Administration’s Clean Energy Investment Initiative to advance private, mission-oriented investment in clean energy technologies that address […]

  • 20 October 2014

    Strong wind speeds over the weekend contributed significantly to the UK’s electricity supply as nuclear reactors remained offline and a large gas plant was suddenly hit by a fire. Wind power set a new record on Sunday by providing 24% of the UK’s electricity supply for the entire day. The previous record stood at 22% […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    King Willem Alexander of the Netherlands has conferred the right to use the designation Koninklijk (Royal) on Van Oord. Jaap Smit, King’s Commissioner in the Province of Zuid-Holland, presented the certificate to Van Oord’s CEO Pieter van Oord during an international symposium at the Laurenskerk in Rotterdam, where the company marked its 150th anniversary. ‘‘Rotterdam is […]