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  • 30 July 2010
    R&D

    Gamesa’s Board of Directors has resolved to end the company’s negotiations with Germany’s Bard and to roll out Gamesa’s strategy for the offshore wind market in the short and medium term using in-house resources. Gamesa and Bard began talks at the end of February with the goal of combining potential synergies from the activities of […]

  • 4 July 2019

    Floatgen, the first offshore wind turbine installed offshore France, produced a total of 2.2GWh during the first half of 2019, thus exceeding expectations, according to Ideol. Based on the first operational results, Ideol reported that the 2MW Floatgen met and exceeded all expectations and faced wave heights of up to 6.2m at the Sem-Rev test site. According to the […]

  • 26 August 2014

    CWind, a provider of integrated services to the offshore wind industry, today announced it has launched its new vessel CWind Fulmar in a naming ceremony in Brightlingsea. The CWind Fulmar, built by CTruk Ltd at its Brightlingsea boatyard, is due to join three other CWind vessels on a 3-year O&M contract at West of Duddon […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Training & Education

    Survivex, a provider of offshore survival training and safety skills to the global energy industry, has made a further appointment at board level as the company transitions to a period of international growth and development. Chris Hardie, who joined the company as Financial Controller, was promoted to Finance Director in September.   Mr Hardie will be […]

  • 19 June 2015

    Europe’s largest commercial marine exhibition and conference, Seawork today closed its doors. With over 600 exhibitors and over 10,000 products and services on offer, international, national and local exhibitors experienced unparalleled levels of interest from all areas from the commercial maritime sector. From shipbuilding, to diving, to wind farm operations, through to maritime security and […]

  • 30 April 2014

    LORC will present its test facilities to participants at the conference ‘Test & Verification for subcontractors in the Wind Turbine Generator Industry’ Ricardo from the United Kingdom and LORC will both present test programs and RCA Engineering will talk about fatigue and accelerated testing of structural components. The conference is aimed at engineers and industry […]

  • 25 March 2014

    IDEOL, the fast-growing french start-up specialized in innovative floating foundations for the offshore wind industry, announced the appointment of Bruno Geschier as Chief Sales & Marketing Officer. Bruno will bring his 20-year experience of international business development to IDEOL’s management team. Educated on both sides of the Atlantic, he started his professional career as entrepreneur […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Vessels

    Bernhard Schulte’s new service operation vessel (SOV), which will work for GE at the Merkur offshore wind project, is set to be named Windea Jules Verne. The vessel received its name after one of the world’s most popular adventure writers, who was born in Nantes, France, where GE’s Offshore Wind business is located. To remind, […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Authorities

    On Tuesday, the Wind Energy Agency WAB announced that it has changed its name. The network has changed the name from Wind Energy Agency Bremerhaven/ Bremen e.V. to WAB e.V. In addition, the ten-member board was elected. Members of the Executive Board of the Industry Association are as follows: Gerhard Gerdes (German Wind Guard Ltd.), […]

  • 8 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Jonathan Guest has been appointed to the Board of Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Limited as Director of Fabrication. He will have total responsibility for developing and growing the Company’s business in this sector and for the successful execution of its projects. On completion of a three year Manufacturing Systems Degree, Jonathan joined Harland and […]

  • 28 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall’s Wind Business Area, the Swedish utility’s sector in charge of wind power operations, ended the first quarter of 2016 with an operating profit before depreciation, amortisation and impairment losses (EBITDA) of SEK 1.5 billion (EUR 164 million), a 12% increase compared to SEK 1.34bn EBITDA recorded in the first quarter of 2015. Net sales at the […]

  • 16 February 2016

    Clugston Construction, which is delivering the Service Offshore Building for Siemens at Green Port Hull, will hold a Meet the Buyer event on 19 February to tap into the local supply chain. Clugston’s staff will be attending the event to meet local suppliers and subcontractors to discuss the opportunities and packages available for works such […]

  • 21 May 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Today, speaking to industry, science, and government representatives at the Nova Scotia Energy Research and Development Forum, Tony Wright, general manager of FORCE (the Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy), announced two new staff members and two new volunteer board members have joined the team to help realize the clean energy potential in the Bay […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Starting October 1, 2014, Siemens’ activities will be organized into nine Divisions. The Wind Power and Renewables Division will serve, among other things, the rapidly growing field of onshore and offshore wind power generation.  As part of its realignment, Siemens AG has also named its future management team. The Supervisory Board of Siemens AG has appointed […]

  • 30 May 2019
    Vessels

    High Speed Transfers’ (HST) newest fast crew supply vessel HST Harri is taking shape at Damen Shipyards Antalya in Turkey. HST Harri represents the third fast crew supply vessel that HST ordered with Damen under a contract signed at the beginning of this year. The vessel, which belongs to the FCS 2710 class Damen unveiled in May last year, is […]

  • 11 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Following the recent news, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has announced that it has fractionally increased its stake in Fugro N.V. to 15.0%. Boskalis reiterates that it has no intention to make an offer for Fugro. The strategy of Boskalis is focused on offshore and (maritime) infrastructure, making use of the combination of high end […]

  • 4 May 2015

    ABPmer has extended its SEASTATES service to include the Baltic Sea. As with their SEASTATES service for other regions, the Baltic forecast combines meteorological data with high resolution wave models and is validated against local observations. In the forecast, this means that the models are continuously “trained” so improving the accuracy of the “raw” forecasts. […]

  • 9 June 2015

    Two high-profile executives from the renewables industry have been appointed by The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG) to oversee the firm’s day-to-day business, develop its global growth strategy, and direct short- and long-term planning for the company. Sebastian Chivers has taken up the role of Chief Executive Officer, and Dr. Lee Clarke as Chief Operating Officer. Prior to RCG, […]

  • 28 July 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Aveillant’s extended range Holographic Radar™ is to be trialled in November at a site near Woodbridge, Suffolk, very close to where the world’s first persistent surveillance radar protected England’s shores from enemy aircraft during the Second World War. To support requirements on spectrum efficiency, Holographic Radar™ is networked to provide next-generation regional and national high-definition […]

  • 23 May 2014

    Harland and Wolff have performed the World’s heaviest single point WaterLoad test at the shipyard facility in Belfast, United Kingdom. The massive Samson gantry crane lifted 774 tonne load in order to certify Harland and Wolff’s latest spreader beam arrangement. The spreader beam has been a strategic investment to support the company’s handling capability for […]

  • 1 June 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Osiris, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has taken delivery of its new Bauer Enriched Air Nitrox diving system for projects in the global offshore renewable and oil and gas industries. The IMCA compliant system offers a safe and cost-effective solution by enabling longer dive times with a potential reduction in the required number of […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marine Power Systems (MPS), a Swansea-based company that is developing technology designed to capture the energy from ocean waves, has expanded its intellectual property (IP) to ensure its cutting edge innovations are protected around the world. The IP applies to Sea State Tuning, a revolutionary system that ensures that the WaveSub wave energy converter – […]

  • 2 June 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The prospects of offshore wind power in northern Europe depend on two key factors: the ability of industry to reduce costs significantly and… [mappress] Source: europeanenergyreview, June 01, 2010;

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    GE said it has updated its April 26 offer to acquire the Power and Grid businesses of Alstom in connection with discussions with Alstom management and the French government on jobs, decision-making in France, access to nuclear steam turbine technology, and support for Alstom Transport. GE’s valuation for Alstom remains unchanged. GE Chairman and CEO […]

  • 26 November 2014
    Technology

    IHC Hydrohammer, a business unit of the Dutch based Royal IHC, recently commissioned the S-1800 Hydrohammer with 5.5m Pile Guiding for the Chinese offshore wind market. Jiangsu Longyuan Zhenhua Marine Engineering, a joint venture between ZPMC and Longyuan, is using the S-1800 hydraulic piling hammer to drive flanged monopiles for the Longyuan Jiangsu Rudong Offshore Wind Farm into the […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Sif Group is enhancing its offshore foundations production capacity. With the investment in new welding technology, bending capabilities, production facilities and talent of employees the company will be able to produce monopiles up to 11 meters diameter and a maximum weight of 2.000 tons. “Market developments indicate that in the future even more powerful turbines […]