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  • 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 […]

  • 13 September 2013

    The first offshore wind support vessel ever to be based in Scarborough harbour took up its berth at the weekend. The vessel’s arrival marks the start of what Yorkshire’s business community predict will be a brand new industry for the coastal area, which in the longer term is set to bring a wealth of benefits […]

  • 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.

  • 20 October 2015

    Europe’s ocean energy industry will meet with key political leaders at a high level summit in Dublin today to present a game plan for commercialising the ocean energy sector. The summit marks the start of the two-day Ocean Energy Europe Conference & Exhibition. “With leading companies, world class research facilities and great offshore resources, Ireland […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    A Norwegian technology company, Blueye Robotics, has developed an underwater drone that allows offshore wind companies to perform inspection of underwater structures and power cables without the need for divers or remotely operated vehicles.

  • 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 […]

  • 1 July 2014

    The Canadian SCHOTTEL subsidiary Black Rock Tidal Power Inc. (BRTP) has recently won a demonstration berth in the Bay of Fundy, known for its high tidal range. BRTP will install SCHOTTEL tidal generators (STG) on a Triton platform developed by Tidal Stream Ltd. in which SCHOTTEL holds shares. The device will be readily installed in […]

  • 15 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    This year’s upcoming International Partnering Forum (IPF) will be the largest to date and will be headlined by global offshore wind leaders, according to the U.S. Business Network for Offshore Wind. The sixth annual IPF conference will take place on 8 April in New York and is expected to see more than 1,000 attendees, including […]

  • 12 September 2014

    Exhibiting at SMM, Dutch specialist in the supply of innovative and efficient equipment, Pronomar, gave an insight into its business. Our reporter met Jaap Baars, Pronomar managing director, where they talked about the company’s products, market and future business plans. “We are focused on to the offshore and maritime industry, but we have noticed lately […]

  • 9 September 2013

    Invited by the international offshore wind industry gathers in Denmark for company speed dating. Large foreign companies go to Esbjerg, Denmark, on 11th to 12th December 2013. They are participating in the annual event OWIB – Offshore Wind Industry Business to business event – arranged by in cooperation with Danish Wind Industry Association […]

  • 15 June 2016

    Proeon Systems has presented an integrated solution to complement changes in offshore working practices providing multi-level lines of communications to the shore. The company yesterday held an open event at their facilities in Norfolk, to showcase a technology collaboration with Danish company SAABand BARTEC. Dorian Hindmarsh, Proeon’s Business Development Manager, said: “The offshore industry is really starting […]

  • 15 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    CEOs of fifteen companies working in the offshore wind sector have formed a coalition under the name “Rotterdam Offshore Wind Delta”.  Van Oord, Boskalis, Mammoth, SIF Group, Ampelmann, Falck, STC Group, Keppel Verolme, Eneco, Marsh, Rabobank, Jules Dock, Port of Rotterdam, City of Rotterdam and Rotterdam Partners, signed a manifesto on 13 June. The Netherlands is heading towards 3.5GW of capacity, […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    German Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS) will exhibit at WindEnergy Hamburg at booth B4.EG.118 . The GRS shipbroker team will be ready to answer all questions and discuss any topics concerning offshore tonnage and equipment at their 42 m2 exhibition booth from 23 to 26 September 2014. “WindEnergy Hamburg is a home match for us,” explains Philippe Schönefeld, […]