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  • 18 October 2016
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    DeepOcean has completed 2016 cable route clearance works at Middleton Sands, Haysham, UK, prior to 2017 export cable landfall pull-in operations for DONG Energy’s 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea. 107 targets were investigated with a total of 47 glider poles recovered, DeepOcean said. A selection of glider poles were donated to […]

  • 7 June 2011

    Liquid Robotics®, developer of the award-winning Wave Glider® self-powered hybrid sea-surface/underwater robotic vehicle, and cloud-based data service provider, has closed a Series D $22 million financing round led by VantagePoint Capital Partners, the company’s first institutional investor, together with participation by oilfield services provider Schlumberger. The company has additionally announced the appointment of Bill Vass, […]

  • 23 January 2020
    Environment, R&D

    Ørsted U.S has formed a research partnership to study the North Atlantic right whale and use the learnings for its offshore wind portfolio. Ørsted U.S. Offshore Wind partnered with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, the University of Rhode Island (URI), and Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) to launch the Ecosystem and Passive Acoustic […]

  • 22 July 2012
    Environment, R&D, Technology

    The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) lab in Seattle is using a robotic device, called wave glider, to find out more about what lays in ocean depths. The SmartPlanet explains characteristics of the device in its online news, saying that the glider reminds of a simple surfboard, but beyond what the eye meets lays […]

  • 13 March 2020
    Environment, R&D

    The U.S. NOAA Fisheries has started a study of Atlantic cod and other commercial fish in Southern New England to gather data on the potential impact of offshore wind development on the species. As part of the three-year study, an autonomous underwater glider is surveying areas in and around Cox’s Ledge, including the South Fork […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 July 2015

    Reach Subsea has signed a contract with Iberdrola Renovables Offshore Deutschland GmbH in Germany for the removal of nine piles at the Wikinger Wind Farm. Reach will execute the contract using Ocean Installer’s Normand Mermaid. Total contract duration is approximately two weeks. Sales and Marketing Manager Bård Thuen Høgheim says: “We are pleased to see that […]

  • 2 August 2015

    Seajacks Scylla Scheduled for Veja Mate Offshore WindForce, a joint venture between Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and Volker Stevin International (VolkerWessels), has awarded Seajacks UK Limited the contract to provide the Seajacks Scylla, for the transport and installation of 67 monopiles at the consented Veja Mate 400MW wind farm. Reach to Remove Nine Piles at […]

  • 16 January 2011

    With an exciting battle between a brother and sister, the Breath of Fresh Air campaign’s ‘Tell a friend’-contest came to an end on 20 December 2010 midnight. Over 10,000 people have participated in the Breath of Fresh Air campaign since its launch in April 2010, adopting turbines all over Europe or voting for those their […]

  • 7 January 2014

    The Acclaimed Software Company Ltd announced a new software system designed for Harkand Andrews Survey to support pile installation operations. The ‘Total Controller’ and ‘Total Viewer’ systems have been successfully put into operation on a construction support vessel conducting precise pile installations. Harkand Andrews Survey have developed a technique for installing monopiles and transition pieces […]

  • 20 September 2013

    A wave energy device pioneered by a business launched only four years ago won the EEEGR Innovation Awards 2013. There were wild cheers from the small team at Marine Power Systems (MPS) as its WaveSub innovation took the title at a gala dinner attended by 160 delegates at the Holiday Inn, Norwich North. Two small […]

  • 23 July 2015

    Subsea Vision has added a forth Saab Seaeye Cougar XT to its fleet. The 2000 metre-rated Cougar is to assist in unexploded ordnance (UXO) disposal. The ROV is used to locate and identify UXOs, which can include excavating the seabed to see the objects more clearly. The Cougar then lays a charge alongside the UXO, ready […]

  • 7 June 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian seabed intervention specialist Deep C has been awarded a contract by Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) to perform soil plug removal inside subsea piles, as part of the development of the 588MW Beatrice wind farm off Scotland.

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A2SEA has today disclosed plans to dissolve all of its non-core business operations and focus solely on installation of foundations and turbines offshore. A2SEA told its employees and the employees of its subsidiary, CT Offshore, that the planned shift in focus and priority will lead to CT Offshore not taking on any more projects, with all of the company’s vessels and equipment to be sold. […]

  • 28 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    E.ON has filed an application to the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) for the removal of Rampion’s met mast lattice structure, which disconnected from the platform and collapsed into the water in 2014.  According to the document, the structure will be removed by Fugro Seacore, now one of Fugro GeoServices’ units, as the company integrated its geotechnical units […]

  • 10 May 2013

    Trianel is looking for contractor for the performance of diving works including provision of a suitable vessel. During the installation of the foundation tripods onto the pre-installed piles a number of grout seals were ‘ripped out’.The function of the grout seals is to contain the grout within the sleeve annulus. Without a grout seal the […]

  • 27 February 2012

    Pelamis Wave Power has recently developed a unique system for quickly and safely installing and removing the machine from its anchoring system and electrical connection. The system allows the machine to be connected to its mooring and electrical system in around 90 minutes and disconnected in less than 15 minutes. This ‘plug and play’ system […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Trelleborg’s offshore operation will launch its recently qualified cable protection system, NjordGuard, at the Offshore Wind Energy 2017 exhibition in London.

  • 9 March 2011

    Kites on the beach soar on wind power. Kites beneath the ocean surface? They glide with the tide.   By Melissa Mahony (smartplanet) [mappress] Source: smartplanet, March 09, 2011  

  • 22 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch subsea services provider DCN International Diving and Marine Contractors has completed the removal of all grouting hoses at the Gode Wind 1 & 2 offshore wind farms located in the German sector of the North Sea. DCN visited a total of 97 locations to remove the 5,5 grouting hoses, which were cut and removed with in house […]

  • 14 February 2014
    Grid Connection

    Alstom participated in the €30 million Ocean Lider project focused on the integration of marine energy sources into the grid via efficient technologies and solutions. Findings confirm that FACTS (Flexible Alternating Current Transmission Systems) and HVDC (High-Voltage Direct Current) will be key to meeting the technical, economic and environmental requirements of operators. The aim of […]

  • 14 September 2016

    Dutch company DCN Diving came up with a low cost solution for removing the grouting hoses following installation of transition pieces on top of the monopiles at the Gode Wind 1 & 2 wind farms in Germany. DCN, which was in charge of cutting off 194 grouting hoses from 97 structures and offloading 58 tons of the grouting hose […]

  • 8 August 2016

    Two unexploded devices detected along the Rampion offshore cable route will be disposed of this week following E.ON’s consultation with the Marine Management Organisation, the developer informed today. The two devices, thought to date from WWII, were discovered during unexploded ordnance (UXO) surveys in March. They were detected on the seabed 3km off Lancing Beach […]

  • 14 November 2013
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Cable connectors for the Fukushima floating wind farm project, offshore Japan, are supplied by First Subsea to connect 66kV and 22kV cables to a 2MW wind turbine and floating substation. The facility’s floating 66kV power substation is the first of its kind for the offshore wind energy industry. Three First Subsea cable connectors have been […]

  • 9 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Cable protection systems (CPS) supplier Tekmar Energy has successfully carried out a full-scale demonstration of its products at The Underwater Centre, the subsea training and trials facility based in Fort William, Scotland. The objective of the demonstration was to prove the ability to remove a CPS without the need for divers, which is seen as key for […]

  • 3 February 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Ryder Geotechnical Limited has supported Jan De Nul with the delivery of a spudcan boulder interaction study for the 605MW Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in the Danish Baltic Sea. The study quantified the risk of surface and buried boulders to the Vole au vent jack-up installation vessel, thereby, enabling the boulder removal requirements to […]