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  • 5 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    ABS Group Ltd. has received a contract to provide project certification services from DONG Energy Wind Power A/S for the planned 1.2GW Hornsea Offshore Wind Farm Project One in the UK. ABS Group’s certification scope will cover Quality Assurance/Quality Control document review and manufacturing inspection of three offshore substations (OSS) and one reactive compensation substation […]

  • 5 May 2014

    The Crown Estate has applauded a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Global Energy and MORL that could see Nigg Energy Park supply a range of work, facilities and services for an offshore wind farm in the Moray Firth. The announcement follows the Scottish Government’s consent of MORL’s 1,116MW project in March, which could create thousands of jobs […]

  • 20 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    Danish turbine manufacturer Vestas is relocating its testing-related activities at West Medina Mills to the nearby St. Cross facility on Isle of Wight in the UK to make room for future expansion under consideration by MHI Vestas Offshore Wind.

  • 27 January 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Following yesterday’s announcement by the UK Government that it will allocate GBP 46 million to projects in seaside towns across England and Scotland, RenewableUK issued a press release to highlight the fact that the Coastal Communities Fund is partially financed by the UK’s offshore wind industry, using revenue from The Crown Estate, which leases the seabed to offshore wind farm developers. RenewableUK’s […]

  • 12 July 2016
    R&D

    ScottishPower Renewables has hired Jee to carry out an array cable optimisation study for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm.  ScottishPower Renewables wants to optimise the wind farm array cable layout, focusing on minimising CAPEX and OPEX. The study will aim to minimise potential loss of revenue should one cable fail, by investigating the effect of […]

  • 3 March 2017
    Authorities, Environment, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Former Texas Governor Rick Perry was sworn in on Thursday, 2 March, as the 14th Secretary of the United States Department of Energy (DoE).

  • 19 April 2012
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Enova and METCentre have signed a collaborative agreement whose purpose is to facilitate an increase in technological development within marine energy production in Norway. – We wish to facilitate the implementation of full scale testing of new technology in Norway, both for Norwegian and foreign technology developers. Enova is financing up to 50% of the […]

  • 19 May 2011
    Business & Finance

      Having presented itself to the European market in spring 2011 at the EWEA in Brussels, and to the German public at Hannover Messe, PCS did not want to pass by the USA, with its well-developed WINDPOWER conference and exhibition. WINDPOWER, this year in Anaheim, CA, 22 – 25/ 5/ 2011 is one of the […]

  • 15 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Oceaneering International has won a contract by US Wind to conduct high-resolution marine geophysical surveys at the 248MW Maryland offshore wind project starting in the second half of 2018.

  • 31 May 2013
    Grid Connection

    In the presence of Cornelia Yzer, Senator of Berlin for Economic affairs, Alstom Grid GmbH has opened in the Berlin district of Neukölln an Offshore-Project office to handle all activities connecting offshore windparks to the mainlandgrid. The company has been recently awarded the DolWin 3 offshore project. This project, with an investment volume of more […]

  • 7 January 2018

    Most read articles on Offshore WIND from 1 to 7 January 2018.

  • 22 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, R&D

    The proposed Bay State Wind wind farm project will bring USD 1 billion direct investment to Massachusetts and will support the construction of the first purpose-built Jones Act-compliant installation and transportation vessels, the developers said.

  • 24 February 2015
    Vessels

    James Fisher Marine Services’s (JFMS) multi-purpose wind farm support vessel, Dart Fisher, has been formally named by the vessel’s Godmother Maria McCaffery MBE, CEO of RenewableUK at a dedication service held at Griffon Hoverwork, Southampton. The service, attended by key customers, partners and The Right Worshipful the Mayor of Southampton, Councillor Sue Blatchford was delivered […]

  • 6 April 2012

    Wavewalker BV Business Managers’ Jelle Mens and Les Lugg performed the keel-laying ceremony at the Neptune Shipyard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam, the Netherlands. The keel-laying is the first milestone in the construction process. The innovative large walking jack-up barge, WaveWalker 1, is being developed by Fugro and Van Oord to move and operate in rough seas, surf […]

  • 29 December 2010

    Life on the green front has been admittedly glum in 2010. A series of deadly spills and explosions, only the least of which was the BP Gulf mess, haven’t yet led to serious reforms; what’s more, the climate bill died a tortured death in the U.S. Senate this summer. All while we are on track […]

  • 10 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The new Chief Executive Officer of Nordex SE, Dr. Jürgen Zeschky, presents the group accounts for the first time today. In addition, Zeschky underscores that the Management Board, acting with the approval of the Supervisory Board, has decided to continue on the path of strategic reorientation already announced in recent months. Nordex will focus on […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The new Chief Executive Officer of Nordex SE, Dr. Jürgen Zeschky, presents the group accounts for the first time. In addition, Zeschky underscores that the Management Board, acting with the approval of the Supervisory Board, has decided to continue on the path of strategic reorientation already announced in recent months. Nordex will focus on its […]

  • 27 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Renewable Infrastructure Development Group (RIDG), a new Scottish company in the offshore wind market, is planning to participate in the ScotWind leasing round. RIDG has revealed it is working towards the next round of offshore wind in Scotland due to be launched by The Crown Estate Scotland after the publication of Marine Scotland’s draft Sectoral Marine […]

  • 6 June 2013

    May will see the launch of Ocean Industry Week 2014. The successor to Oslo Maritime Week 2012, the event will broaden its scope beyond shipping to include the Ocean Industry super-cluster. These so-called Ocean Industries – maritime, offshore energy and seafood – were in sharp focus at Nor-Shipping 2013 and featured in events such as […]

  • 6 August 2017

    E.ON Wins Robin Rigg Dispute Against MT Højgaard The UK Supreme Court has ruled against MT Højgaard (MTH) in the Robin Rigg offshore wind farm dispute and in favour of E.ON Climate and Renewables. Deepwater Wind Teams Up with Tesla for 144MW OWF in Massachusetts Deepwater Wind unveiled plans for its newest project off the […]

  • 22 November 2011

    ABPmer has recently been appointed to lead three studies for Marine Scotland under a Scottish Government Framework contract. Following on from an earlier commission to prepare a Habitats Regulations Appraisal (HRA) for the draft plan for offshore wind energy in Scottish territorial waters, ABPmer have now been commissioned to prepare a similar HRA to support […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Authorities

    Benj Sykes, Head of DONG Energy’s UK Wind business will be one of eleven industry members sitting on the Offshore wind programme board. The board has been set up as recommended in the Offshore Wind Cost Reduction Taskforce’s report this year as part of their action plan to reduce the costs of offshore wind. The […]

  • 15 October 2015
    Authorities

    The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Hopper has announced Joan Barminski as the Regional Director of the Pacific Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) Region. Barminski, who starts her position immediately, will be responsible for managing the development of energy and mineral resources on the U.S. Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) offshore California, Oregon, Washington, […]

  • 8 November 2016
    Grid Connection

    TenneT has signed framework agreements with Royal Smit Transformers and Siemens for the delivery of components for the Dutch offshore grid in the North Sea. Under the contracts, Royal Smit Transformers will supply reactive current compensation coils for the transformer station on land and Siemens will deliver reactive current compensation coils for the offshore transformer station as well […]

  • 29 June 2016

    Boston-based company Inexhaustible has introduced a method of over-the-water energy transport for offshore generation projects. The method eliminates the high cost and high risk subsea transmission cable while greatly improving the value of the electricity generated, according to the company. It uses marine vessels or articulated tug-barges laden with utility scale energy storage systems, such as Battery Energy […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bonheur ASA, a specialist in shipping, offshore drilling, renewable energy and cruise, has reported a net loss of NOK 2,390 million for the second quarter of 2015, compared to profit of NOK 130 million a year before. According to their report, EBITDA for this period more than doubled mainly due to higher EBITDA within Offshore […]