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  • 20 November 2019

    Rovco has completed an ROV inspection and 3D modeling campaign at the Galloper offshore wind farm in the UK. Under the circa GBP 1 million contract, Rovco completed the baseline asset integrity survey at the project located some 30km off the coast of Suffolk. The project began in September and was performed from the DP2 […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Den Helder-based inspection services provider Bluestream has teamed with compatriot unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) operator Skeye BV to jointly provide visual inspection services and geographic data acquisition for offshore assets using UAVs.

  • 5 December 2014

    The US government recently contracted ABS Group to assist in developing inspection procedures that will ensure safe and efficient operation of these facilities. ABS Group was contracted by the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) to support the development of inspection procedures for offshore wind farms. The project will include a […]

  • 18 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Sweden’s SKF has developed an app-based turbine maintenance support system designed to improve inspection efficiency and reduce costs for frontline maintenance teams, while providing operators with real time data on turbine performance and reliability.  The SKF Enlight mobile and cloud based data collection combines the intuitive ease-of-use of an iOS or Android app, running on a standard mobile device, with […]

  • 12 June 2013

    CWind, a UK-based offshore wind services provider is increasing its inspections services offering and is taking on Michael McQueenie to head up the section. CWind has been offering inspection services to its clients since 2009 and has conducted a range of inspections on behalf of its clients at 10 wind farms since then, including wind […]

  • 13 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Danish operator of offshore wind Service Operation Vessels (SOV) Esvagt has added drone inspection to its list of offered services.

  • 13 October 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    French blade inspection specialist Cornis is about to complete a large blade inspection campaign for DONG Energy. Together with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, DONG Energy has contributed to Cornis’ offshore success story, the company told Offshore WIND. Cornis’ system is composed of a high-powered camera on a motorized head. From the transition piece, Cornis takes pictures of the entire surface of […]

  • 30 January 2018
    R&D, Technology

    The Carbon Trust has announced the winners of the latest innovation competition in its Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) program which sought new or adaptable techniques for inspection of offshore wind foundations. Applications were open for four specific challenges, including weld inspection for monopile foundations, weld inspection for jacket foundations, grout inspection for monopile foundations and […]

  • 2 July 2010
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has awarded Aker Solutions a significant part of the frame agreement for inspection services on all of their offshore installations and onshore plants in Norway. The contract period is for four years with options for further extensions up to four years. The yearly volume of the contract will fluctuate, but Aker Solutions estimates the […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    DONG Energy has invited tenders for subsea structural inspections on its offshore wind farms in Germany and Denmark. Inspection work is required for three DONG’s wind farms: Borkum and Gode Wind in the German part of the North Sea and Anholt in the Kattegat, between Djursland the island of Anholt in Denmark. Therefore, the tender is divided into two […]

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Siemens Wind Power has commissioned TÜV NORD with inspection of a series of offshore wind turbines over the coming years. TÜV NORD will inspect the lifts, cranes, hydraulic tanks and storage vessels of the wind turbines before they enter into operation. The inspections will be conducted onshore as well as offshore, starting 2013. Siemens Wind […]

  • 25 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    DONG Energy has selected Natural Power to deliver turbine blade inspection services at wind farms in the UK, Denmark and Germany.

  • 24 February 2015

    Greensolver has launched its wind turbine blade inspection service thanks to Cornis Blade Inspection Camera.  The service, based on a Cornis camera, enables owners and operators to assess 6-7 onshore turbines, or a minimum of 3 offshore turbines, every day. This significantly increases the current speed and accuracy at which most traditional blade inspections are undertaken and […]

  • 16 October 2014

    Ballast Nedam was awarded the contract for the subsea inspection and maintenance of Offshore Wind Farm Butendiek by OWP Butendiek GmbH & Co KG, a company managed by German developer and wind farm operator wpd AG. The contract commences on 1 January 2015 and has an initial duration of 5 years. The contract comprises the subsea […]

  • 7 April 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted has awarded HBC Group with another contract to conduct subsea inspection campaigns at its offshore wind farms. HBC Group will this year carry out the inspection campaigns at 10 of Ørsted’s offshore wind farms located on the UK East and West Coast and in the German North Sea. The company will perform IMR using […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    MaggHD™ magnetic crawler developed by Inuktun, a Canada-headquartered manufacturer of Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) and modular robotic systems, has recently delivered a wind turbine inspection of an 80m high tower in France. “When you consider the options for wind turbine inspection, the MaggHD really just makes the most sense. I’m convinced of that especially after this […]

  • 2 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    Cyberhawk Innovations, an aerial inspection and survey company using drones for wind turbine inspection, has reported a strong growth of its wind division in 2016, due to increased demand from domestic and international markets.

  • 2 November 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Dutch offshore inspection services provider, Bluestream Offshore, has carried out extensive inspection work on three TenneT’s HVDC platforms in the German sector of the North Sea: BorWin Alpha, DolWin Alpha and DolWin Beta.

  • 30 November 2012

    The Energy and Public Facilities Division of Bureau Veritas attended the China Wind Power 2012, an annual event for the wind power industry in China held at the China International Exhibition Center in Beijing on November 15-17, 2012, attracting many visitors from the industry. This is the 4th time that Bureau Veritas has attended China […]

  • 7 October 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    The following article, which discusses the growing use of drones in the wind energy industry, is published on Offshore WIND with permission from the author, Pieter Jan Jordaens, Business Development & Innovation manager at OWI-Lab, an offshore wind R&D initiative coordinated by Sirris, a collective centre of Belgian technological industry. More significant role for drones in wind turbine inspections Thanks […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The offshore wind farms Prinses Amaliawindpark, operational since 2008, and Eneco Luchterduinen, expected to enter operation next year, require inspection and maintenance of its balance of plant. This is defined as the wind turbine foundations and the OHVS foundation (below and above water and primary and secondary steel and cathodic protection), the outside steel structure […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Natural Power, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and SubC Partner have joined forces to launch – a new collaboration in offshore wind turbine inspections dedicated to reducing downtime.

  • 20 September 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    NDE Offshore has completed the structural and subsea inspections on Siemens HVDC platforms in Germany, owned by TenneT.

  • 30 May 2011

      SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, is exhibiting for the second time at RenewableUK Offshore Wind 2011, being held in Liverpool, UK. For the duration of the event, running June 29-30, 2011, SGS’s team of experts will showcase the wide range of services it offers to the renewable energy industry […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    REETEC GmbH, part of EDF EN Group, has tested a new internal blade inspection system and method on an over 60m long offshore wind turbine blade. The required equipment for REETEC’s new internal blade inspection method, consisting of a high resolution rotary swivel head camera, measurement laser and supporting devices, is installed in about 1 […]

  • 5 May 2011

      SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company, will be making its first attendance at the Offshore Wind China 2011 Conference and Exhibition in Shanghai, and at the Wind Power Asia 2011 in Beijing, both of which are leading renewable energy events in Asia. From June 15-17, 2011, SGS will be taking […]