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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Crown Estate, an independent commercial business, created by Act of Parliament, has today announced another record return for the benefit of the public finances and an overall performance which is significantly ahead of the market, as its portfolio value hits an all-time high. Results summary Record return to Treasury for the benefit of the public finances:£267.1 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Continuing growth in the construction, maintenance and operation of offshore wind farms in the coastal waters of the UK is leading to an on-going demand for Tidal Transit’s passenger transfer vessels (PTVs). The latest manifestation of this trend is a new contract with Siemens on Westermost Rough that will start in 01 October 2014. To […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Training & Education

    Terex Material Handling offers product solutions tailored to meet the needs of wind turbine maintenance. The Demag hoists and crane systems support maintenance personnel by transporting spare parts and tools to the nacelles and help to minimise installation downtimes. Smooth operation is only possible if the maintenance personnel can safely operate the lifting equipment. International […]

  • 18 March 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Norwegian Centre for Offshore Wind Energy (NORCOWE) was well represented at the EWEA Offshore exhibition by several partner stands, three presentations and four posters – of which Yngve Heggelund’s poster was declared the best in the category “Resource assessment”. The poster “A fast reduced order method for assessment of wind farm layouts” competed against almost forty other […]

  • 13 September 2018
    Industry Contribution

    By Giordano Toninelli, Area Sales Manager, Faccin SPA In recent years, wind energy has become one of the most common renewable energy sources, leading the transition away from fossil fuels. The industry has been moving forward relentlessly throughout innovation and change, thus improving its competitive cost, and an assertive policy of developing renewable energies by […]

  • 28 June 2018

    Global business means global coverage 24/7 and, over the last eight years, OffshoreWIND.biz has been working on positioning itself as the number one information source for everyone active in or connected to the offshore wind industry.

  • 13 March 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The UK-based Wescott Industrial Services has completed the preparation and coating of the steel surfaces for the Siemens Offshore Transformer Modules (OTM) to be used on the Beatrice offshore wind farm.

  • 15 June 2016
    Technology

    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, […]

  • 21 October 2015

    The East of England’s unique all-energy coast is key to the East Anglian powerhouse alongside new technology and science, the Great Yarmouth MP Brandon Lewis told energy leaders at the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) annual general meeting. “The opportunities are here – in decommissioning in the Southern North Sea offshore wind and nuclear. There is […]

  • 13 July 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    The election of French president Emmanuel Macron signals exciting opportunities in the French wind sector, where targets are in place for 32GW of onshore and offshore capacity by 2023, according to A Word About Wind’s Finance Quarterly.

  • 14 April 2017
    Contracts & Tenders

    After the latest German offshore wind tender resulted in EnBW and DONG Energy announcing the world’s first subsidy-free offshore wind farms, the industry welcomed the news and the direction these tender results set for the sector.

  • 6 July 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The Component Analysis Workshop, jointly hosted by EMEC, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the Advanced Forming Research Centre (AFRC) in Glasgow, saw a great turn out on Wednesday 1st July. The workshop was run as part of a project looking to foster industry knowledge sharing around components that have failed in real-sea conditions and the […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Training & Education

    Young women at Great Yarmouth College were shown the wide range of career opportunities in the energy industry on behind-the-scenes visits to companies working in oil & gas and renewables. Roles from engineering and data processing to human resources and administration were showcased at the event organised by Women in Energy Networking Group (WEN) for […]

  • 22 March 2013

    The offshore industry’s highest achievers were recognised at last night’s 2013 Offshore Achievement Awards, with Malcolm Webb, chief executive of Oil & Gas UK, picking up the Significant Achievement accolade. The 27th awards ceremony, which saw a record attendance of 530 guests, took place at the Aberdeen Exhibition & Conference Centre and was hosted by […]

  • 9 September 2013

    Invited by Offshoreenergy.dk 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 Offshoreenergy.dk in cooperation with Danish Wind Industry Association […]

  • 6 August 2012

    The economic crisis has had a knock on effect on the supply chain over the past five years, but since the economy has grown in strength, so has the faith in the wind supply chain. Such faith has left the industry at over capacity with regard to turbine components. As a result there is now […]

  • 18 April 2012

    At the EWEA exhibition in Copenhagen the alderman for Port Affairs, Kees Visser, has awarded the extension of the Visserijkade in Den Helder to Ballast Nedam. Reason for a festive moment in the Holland Pavilion. Alderman Visser and Mister Folkerts, director at Ballast Nedam, are pleased to hear that creating space for the offshore industry […]

  • 13 March 2012

    UK industry needs to pick up the challenge of providing the right kinds of green energy skills, or lose the opportunity of a lifetime, according to Tim Balcon, chief executive of Energy & Utility Skills. Mr Balcon, who is also chairman of the cross-government Green Economy Steering Group, and a speaker at the New Energy […]

  • 2 January 2012

    Machines to drive foundations for offshore wind power platforms could become a new market for a small Kent pile driving company… By Steve Wilhelm (bizjournals) [mappress] Source: bizjournals, January 02, 2012; Image: nortrade

  • 20 September 2011
    Authorities

    Business minister Mark Prisk has launched a new scheme to support Britain’s marine and maritime industries, aimed at boosting exports… By George Archer (themanufacturer) [mappress] Source: themanufacturer, September 20, 2011

  • 5 May 2011

    Offshore safety professionals have acknowledged that there is a requirement for wind-specific regulations to prevent accidents when…   (windenergyupdate) [mappress] Source: windenergyupdate, May 05, 2011

  • 12 December 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Governments must put a price on carbon emissions and make pledges early next year to move away from fossil fuels and increase the share of renewable energy into the global power mix, according to a signed statement from wind industry players. Wind energy associations, including those from emerging markets such as Brazil, China, South Africa, […]