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  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the port city of New Bedford, Massachusetts (United States) is currently visiting the sites of the German offshore industry in Cuxhaven and Bremerhaven, as we recently reported. The 40-member delegation will be informed about the industry directly from local companies in the following couple of days. “The visit of the delegation shows […]

  • 10 December 2015

    Ingeteam’s wind business unit today celebrates its 20th anniversary. The company manufactured its first power converter named INGECON ® WIND in 1995. Ingeteam said that, since then, it has commissioned more than 20,000 wind power converters, accounting for 30GW of installed wind power capacity worldwide and a 7.4% market share. During the first semester of 2015, […]

  • 19 October 2011

    Northampton County could use one of its own properties, possibly the large Indiantown Park complex near Eastville, to accommodate… by Gloria Bradley (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, October 19, 2011

  • 13 January 2011

    Estimates that Ontario construction could account for almost half of the jobs created as the province’s potential offshore wind industry… (dcnonl) [mappress] Source: dcnonl, January 13, 2011

  • 23 June 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment, Training & Education

    The renewable energy sector could provide the long-term unemployed in Fife with jobs for life…   (stv) [mappress] Source: stv, June 23, 2011;

  • 17 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    German government-owned development bank, KfW group is considering increasing its presence in the shipping industry, writes Reuters. This announcement follows a previous withdrawal from the shipping business by a number of banks including Commerzbank, Lloyds and UniCredit. KfW doesn’t plan to acquire shipping loan portfolios from other companies but to finance ships for offshore wind […]

  • 6 August 2013
    Training & Education

    The European wind industry has grown so rapidly over the past decade that it is facing a critical shortage of skilled personnel, a new report reveals. There is currently a shortage of 7,000 qualified personnel required by the European wind energy sector each year, a figure that could increase to 15,000 by 2030 if the […]

  • 21 June 2012

    A new centre for safety at sea is being created in Bremen in the form of the “European Offshore HSSE Centre”. “HSSE” is the acronym for “Health, Safety, Security and the Environment”. The Centre is being developed by Bremeninvest (WFB Wirtschaftsförderung Bremen GmbH) and Europe-CENTER AG at City Airport Bremen. Also on board is the […]

  • 8 August 2012
    Grid Connection

    Out in the open seas cables need to be robust to withstand weather conditions and to pose no risk of fire. Friesland Kabel’s cables can be used for oil rigs, wind farms and special oil tankers (FPO, FPSO, FSU). All offshore cables have a SHF2-coat, a very robust material with GL certification. They are particularly […]

  • 28 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Today, there is information in the market that Vestas is in dialogue with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. Vestas can confirm that there is an ongoing dialogue between the two companies regarding a potential strategic cooperation. If the dialogue results in an agreement, Vestas will make a company announcement on the issue immediately thereafter. Vestas discloses this […]

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • 29 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Nordic Capital Fund VII (“Nordic Capital”) today announced the acquisition of Bladt Industries A/S (“Bladt” or “the Company”) from Maj Invest Equity, Industri Udvikling and Bladt management. Bladt, headquartered in Aalborg, Denmark, is an international steel contractor specializing in large-scale and highly complex steel structures. The Company serves three distinct markets, providing steel solutions for […]

  • 25 September 2014

    With the constant growth of wind energy sector, an ever-growing need for effective and efficient lighting systems emerged. Accordingly, the Flash Technology Vanguard® LED series provides versatile options for the wind energy industry. Available as an integrated system or a split dual lighting system, the Vanguard LED series is a robust and durable system designed to cater to […]

  • 19 July 2016

    A new joint industry project (JIP) between fourteen global partners has been launched to develop a Recommended Practice for the coupled analysis of floating offshore wind turbines. Standardisation is a key milestone to guide the industry towards the development of reliable floating wind turbines, said DNV GL, the project leader. Guidance includes setting up minimum requirements […]

  • 22 September 2015
    Authorities, Training & Education

    Renewable energy experts from Indonesia are looking at what lessons they can learn from the industry in Scotland, as part of an event being run by Robert Gordon University (RGU) this week. The Centre for Understanding Sustainable Practice (CUSP) at RGU, led by Dr Alan Owen, will welcome representatives from the Ministry of Energy and […]

  • 29 January 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions Ltd. (GDG), a specialist geotechnical engineering consultancy, has successfully completed Stage 1 of foundation testing for OpenHydro’s tidal turbine project. GDG is exploring the interaction of the structure’s vertical self-weight and the horizontal environmental loading in order to optimise the turbine sub-base design. Stage 1 included site selection, geotechnical investigations, ground interpretation, foundation […]

  • 5 July 2011

    Wind power installation costs in China drop to US$463 per kilowatt. The cost of wind power equipment installation in China dropped by 12.5… (china-briefing) [mappress] Source: china-briefing, July 05, 2011;

  • 28 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Technology

    JBA Consulting, a UK scientific and engineering consultancy firm, has signed a membership agreement with Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) to strengthen its expansion into the marine, maritime and offshore sectors across the Humber region.

  • 19 May 2016

    On Wednesday and Thursday this week, Hamburg has been the place to be if you want to hear about the latest technology behind the Mono Bucket foundation at the Universal Foundation Workshop 2016. Over 100 delegates representing over 50 companies involved in designing, building, buying and installing (and decommissioning) these offshore wind foundations gathered at […]

  • 6 February 2013

    The newly developed WINDTIME Offshore Wind Farm Personnel Transfer and Support Vessel Time Charter Party has been posted in the public area of BIMCO’s website. This consultation draft is being made freely available to interested parties involved in the offshore wind farm sector so that they can review and, if appropriate, comment on the draft […]

  • 9 March 2012
    Business & Finance

      Reportlinker announced a new market research report “Global Alternative Energy Industry”. The global outlook series on Alternative Energy provides a collection of statistical anecdotes, market briefs, and concise summaries of research findings. The report offers an aerial view of the global Alternative Energy industry, identifies major short to medium term market challenges, and growth […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    The new era is coming for offshore wind in Europe. Investments in this industry are going to double in next ten years. It is the fastest rising industry at the moment. In 2010, approximately USD 82 billion investments in wind industry were recorded. There is a plan to reach USD 140 billion by 2020 and […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Grid Connection

    Over the past three years, ABB’s wind power business has grown on average over 50 percent a year, but historically there have been difficulties associated with wind farms, such as the amount of space they occupy, the importance of their siting (without obstructions such as trees or hills), their noise and the threat to birds […]

  • 9 February 2011

    Speaking at a parliamentary event to promote the findings of the economic research in his capacity as co-chair of the Council, Minister of… (7thspace) [mappress] Source: 7thspace, February 09, 2011

  • 17 September 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    BLG Logistics focuses on the renewable sources found right on its doorstep: offshore wind energy. BLG’s decades of experience as an international, seaport-oriented logistics service provider, combined with engineering know-how, makes this possible. BLG identified the signs of the times early on and created a suitable infrastructure for the industry by preparing the Offshore Terminal […]