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  • 27 October 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    ASM Industries has begun the fabrication of 42 tower sections for the Siemens Gamesa turbines destined for the Windpark Fryslân offshore wind project. The fabrication activities began in September and will be taking place at ASM Offshore in Aveiro Port during the next months. “This is a very important milestone achieved. Our new facility has […]

  • 26 October 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) and DNV GL have entered into an agreement to jointly develop floating wind technology, including floating foundations and remote maintenance solutions. According to a press release from 26 October, the South Korean company decided to venture into designing and manufacturing this technology as there is an increasing demand for floating offshore […]

  • 23 October 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Portugal’s ASM Industries has tested and floated out the first of the two floating foundations being built for the 25MW WindFloat Atlantic wind farm. “The tests were very successful and totally safe, and were the culmination of several months of hard and continuous work,” Adelino Costa Matos, CEO of ASM Industries, said. ”This is a project […]

  • 15 January 2019
    R&D, Technology

    GRI Renewable Industries has started manufacturing a tower for GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype in Sevilla, Spain. The work on the tower for the prototype started at the end of December, the company said. GE announced in March 2018 its plans to invest over USD 400 million over the next three to five […]

  • 25 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Technology

    Finnish automated welding specialist Pemamek has received an order to supply automation lines for offshore wind turbine tower and foundation production to the Portuguese renewable energy company, ASM Industries (ASMI).

  • 6 August 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    ASM Industries has secured a contract to manufacture and supply two complete foundations for the WindFloat Atlantic floating wind project in Portugal.

  • 18 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Forty-three British companies doing business in wind and marine energy sectors closed 445 deals for 434 projects across the globe and exported goods and services to 44 countries in 2017, with Germany being the leading market, according to RenewableUK’s latest report Export Nation.

  • 12 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    ASM Industries (ASMI) has established a new wind tower production line in Sever do Vouga, Portugal, which will be able to support the company’s new offshore tower production unit in Port of Aveiro, if required.

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted has contracted the Teesside-based EEW OSB (formerly OSB) and Denmark’s Bladt Industries to manufacture 30 and 28 transition pieces respectively for the 174-turbine Hornsea Project One.

  • 28 November 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Bladt Industries has entered the Taiwanese offshore wind market by signing two Memorandums of Understanding (MoUs) with CSBC Corporation and Century Wind Power (CWP), a subsidiary of Century Iron and Steel Industrial.

  • 18 July 2017

    Offshore wind moving forward with cutting down the cost of energy brings both a certain risk to the developers and pressure on the supply chain. The industry needs to stand together with a joint aim to further reduce the price of offshore wind power, according to Lars Kristensen, Senior Vice President Wind & Renewable Energy at Bladt Industries. “We need also some pressure on us to bring down the costs.” 

  • 14 June 2017
    Business & Finance

    Following media reports from April saying ASM Industries (ASMI) had been planning to boost its involvement in the offshore wind sector and had pinpointed the port of Aveiro as a location for its new plant, the Portuguese company confirmed to Offshore WIND that it had decided to invest in the new facility, specialised in bigger products – mostly for offshore application.

  • 30 May 2017

    Bladt Industries We specialise in: • Offshore substations from PC to EPCI projects; • Offshore foundations: monopiles, transition pieces, XL foundations and jackets; • Constructions for the utilisation of tidal and wave energy. Offshore substations Bladt Industries has been a dynamic and innovative player in the market ever since the very first offshore wind farms […]

  • 25 April 2017
    Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Danish steel structures specialist Nicon Industries has completed the mobilisation of the wind turbine installation vessel Pacific Orca in Esbjerg as the jack-up prepares for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm project.

  • 16 December 2016

    Beijing-based Huadian Heavy Industries has selected KCI the Engineers for the design review, fabrication preparation, load out and installation of an offshore substation.  KCI will take care of the design review of both the topside as well as the foundation. In July, Oceanteam and KCI signed a long-term representing and consultancy agreement with OFFCO (Offshore Cooperation) for projects […]

  • 31 October 2016

    A standardised design of jacket foundations would greatly contribute to offshore wind cost reduction, according to Jan Kjærsgaard, CEO of Bladt Industries, a company whose foundations are supporting numerous turbines installed in European waters. With the offshore wind industry being massively focused on minimising the costs and Bladt having done both three-legged and four-legged jacket […]

  • 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 […]

  • 19 February 2016
    R&D, Technology

    UK-based coating manufacturer Whitford Ltd is working with the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) Ltd to test various high-performance coatings within the harsh oceanic conditions in Orkney. The long-term project will analyse existing and developmental coating products to assess their suitability for applications within the marine renewables industry, as well as for other offshore industries such […]

  • 20 October 2015

    Wave Energy Scotland (WES), a subsidiary of Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), has announced a £720,000 partnership, which will demonstrate wave energy converters as a means of powering offshore aquaculture installations and potentially, remote island communities. Wave energy technology developer, Albatern, is behind the commercial demonstration and has teamed up with one of the world’s […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Authorities, R&D

    Harsh Vardhan, Indian Union minister for science, technology and earth sciences stressed out the need for a better exploration of ocean energy. During his talk at the inaugural programme of the Golden Jubilee year celebration of National Institute of Oceanography, Dona Paula, Vardhan said: “We must move fast to grab India’s legitimate share in the […]

  • 17 December 2014
    R&D

    Urgent action is needed to bolster the UK’s wave and tidal industries and get investors back in play, according to a report published today by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult, the UK body supporting innovation and rapid commercialisation in offshore wind, wave and tidal technologies. The report highlights that this strategically important market could […]

  • 4 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The order for AMBAU to manufacture 41 transition pieces (TPs) for Bladt Industries A/S to be used in the EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm came to an end on 16 October 2014 as the TPs were loaded for shipment. With a footprint of 13.5 metres, these TPs were the largest components ever to have left the facilities at AMBAU Bremen […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    IBERDROLA INGENIERÍA and ELECNOR DEIMOS, by way of their respective UK subsidiaries, have launched project SUMO (Support of Maritime Operations in Offshore Windfarms), an initiative aimed at creating a benchmark system for offshore wind farm management. This cutting-edge initiative is to be undertaken with the support of the UK’s Technology Strategy Board (TSB) and the […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has officially announced that it will merge with Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd, the first and largest engineering company in Korea. The merger between Samsung Heavy Industries and Samsung Engineering was decided during their board of directors meeting on September 1 to create a “world-class total solution provider for shipbuilding and onshore […]

  • 7 July 2014

    Comer Industries will be participating at WindEnergy Hamburg, the international trade expo for global onshore and offshore manufacturers in the wind sector, to be staged at the Hamburg Messe exhibition centre in Hamburg, Germany, September 23 – 26, 2014 (Hall B6, Stand 339). With sound technical skills and a proven track record of installations on […]

  • 18 February 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Hyundai Heavy Industries Co., Ltd. (HHI) today announced that it completed the installation of a 5.5 MW offshore wind turbine prototype on Kimnyeong Wind Farm on Jeju Island, South Korea. The offshore wind turbine, measuring 100 m hub height and 140 m rotor diameter, is the largest unit ever installed in South Korea. It can […]