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27 August 2010 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

Grimsby UK based safety equipment supplier Cosalt has signed a new joint venture agreement with the Danish engineering services company APRO... (yourindustrynews) [mappress] Source: yourindustrynews, August 27, 2010;

25 August 2010 R&D, Technology

Statoil’s innovative offshore floating Hywind wind turbine demonstrates how Trelleborg’s syntactic foam buoyancy technology is contributing to the future of offshore power. “It is subsea technology that has already been extensively proven,” commented Gary Howland, Renewables Sales Manager for Trelleborg Offshore. “Trelleborg Distributed Buoyancy Modules (DBMs) developed for deepwater support of umbilicals and risers in […]

25 August 2010 R&D, Technology

Leading global marine and fire safety equipment manufacturer VIKING Life-Saving Equipment has launched a new product line-up with broad appeal for the offshore and commercial shipping industries: design-your-own inflatable SOLAS lifejackets. Made possible by a new, modular design, VIKING customers can tailor their own solutions for specific working conditions such as those encountered in maritime […]

24 August 2010 R&D

Since its introduction five years ago, the ULSTEIN X-BOW® concept has proven its added value to customers when it comes to enhanced performances in operations, fuel economy, comfort and safety. However, innovation is a continuous process within ULSTEIN, finding new combinations of potential markets, products and services that allow customers to expand their positions. “Innovation […]

24 August 2010 R&D, Technology

AVEVA, one of the world's leading providers of engineering design and information management solutions for the plant, power and marine industries, today announced the release of AVEVA NET Portal 4.5. This new release has a highly configurable user interface designed specifically to improve the accessibility of objects and documents used in complex engineering projects and […]

17 August 2010 Business & Finance

Recognised experts in marine personnel transfer, Reflex Marine, is meeting global demand for its TORO crew transfer capsule and has sold 30... (yourindustrynews) [mappress] Source: yourindustrynews, August 17, 2010;

17 August 2010 Training & Education

At this year's SMM Hamburg Messe, with the support of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, is organising a two-day SMM Offshore Dialogue. This will take place on 8th and 9th September as part of the side programme at the world's leading international shipbuilding exhibition at Hamburg Fair site. With its main themes of […]

11 August 2010 Business & Finance, Technology

SeaEnergy is pleased to announce that it has signed an exclusivity agreement with Ampelmann, a high-tech offshore access solutions developer, to secure use of Ampelmann’s ship-based self stabilizing platforms. This agreement takes SeaEnergy an important step closer to the launch of a marine services business aimed at providing support services for the construction, commissioning and […]

6 August 2010 R&D

The Crown Estate today has announced that four companies have been awarded offshore wind demonstration sites. The awards follow an application process conducted in response to the UK offshore wind industry’s need to demonstrate new offshore wind turbines and other technologies in the marine environment. These demonstration projects will play a key part in addressing […]

2 August 2010 R&D

Development of offshore wind farms in Poland has been slow, despite the country's leadership of the wind energy sector in Central and Eastern Europe. Although the offshore wind energy market is well-established in Western Europe, primarily in the UK and Denmark, central and eastern European nations have yet to appear on the offshore wind energy […]

27 July 2010 Business & Finance

MARINE safety group Cosalt has formed a joint venture with the Danish engineering company APRO, the provider of engineering services to the...   (yorkshirepost) [mappress] Source: automatedtrader, July 27, 2010;

27 July 2010 R&D, Technology

British company Wind Power Limited has unveiled the new embodiment of its innovative Aerogenerator project visualised by leading international architects Grimshaw. The Aerogenerator X is twice the power and half the weight of Wind Power’s original Aerogenerator design. The Aerogenerator X is considered one of the only real alternative solutions available to help deliver the […]

23 July 2010 Wind Farm Update

Detailed marine mapping from SeaZone is helping Forewind Ltd plan and deliver its offshore wind energy project in the North Sea.Using... (oilpubs) [mappress] Source: oilpubs, July 23, 2010;

23 July 2010 Wind Farm Update

FoundOcean participates in the Ormonde Offshore Windfarm multiple four-legged jacket type foundation installation project FoundOcean, the subsea and offshore grouting specialist for the global energy construction industry, is mobilising to the Ormonde Offshore Windfarm today to commence grouting operations for a largescale multiple jacket type foundation installation project in UK waters. The Ormonde Offshore Wind […]

21 July 2010 R&D

IBERDROLA RENOVABLES, global wind energy leader(1)(1) See explanation , recorded gross operating income of €706.7 million in the first half of 2010, a rise of 21.5% over the same period last year. This increase was driven by the Company’s geographical diversification which enabled it to offset uneven performance across its markets, as well as by […]

20 July 2010 Business & Finance

In the 1970s the UK invested about 0.15% of GDP each year in research and development (R&D) into providing cheaper and cleaner energy. Britain was putting more public money into nuclear power and other new sources of electricity than almost any other economy.

19 July 2010 Wind Farm Update

A guard vessel is now in operation on the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm to ensure the safety of marine traffic around the foundation...   [mappress] Source: yourindustrynews, July 19, 2010;

16 July 2010 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Proserv Offshore, a global provider of subsea maintenance, abandonment and decommissioning solutions and services to the offshore energy... [mappress] Source: marinelink, July 16, 2010;

8 July 2010 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance
8 July 2010 Technology

Aberdeen-based firm signs co-operation agreement with major Chinese manufacturer. First Minister Alex Salmond today welcomed a strategic co-operation agreement signed between SeaEnergy Renewables and Nantong COSCO Ship Steel Structure Company (NCSC) to develop and market steel structures for the offshore wind industry. The agreement – the first of its kind between a Scottish firm and […]

6 July 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

The development of offshore wind and linked infrastructure is vital to the UK meeting its EU 2020 renewable energy targets, the country's Department of Energy and Climate Change said in a 2009 Renewable Energy Strategy report handed to the European Commission late Monday. Up to 33 GW of offshore renewable generation may be developed and […]

6 July 2010 Environment

As the stories previously reported on this blog will tell you, the world is beginning to make changes towards a low carbon economy, and, the potential of offshore wind power in driving this change in the energy sector is now being realised. Offshore wind, key in fighting climate change, does have an impact on marine […]

1 July 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance

The US Department of the Interior and Department of Energy plan to increase offshore renewable energy development together, under a formal agreement signed Tuesday. Interior and the DOE would develop "attainable" goals for constructing renewable energy projects on the US Outer Continental Shelf, determine how to streamline federal and state approval processes and identify areas […]

29 June 2010 Technology

Fugro is already proving its worth to clients in the rapidly expanding marine renewable energy sector. Its extensive range of services that... [mappress] Source: geos, June 29, 2010;

23 June 2010 R&D, Technology

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading ship power systems integrator, has signed a contract with Lamprell plc of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to supply a complete ship power system for a new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV). Wärtsilä’s solution has been selected for its low fuel consumption, environmentally sound technology, and global service support. The […]

11 June 2010 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Order worth more than EUR500 million for the consortium A consortium of Siemens Energy and Prysmian Powerlink has received an order worth more than EUR500 million from the German transmission grid company transpower. The BorWin2 offshore consortium will connect two North Sea offshore wind farms to the grid on behalf of transpower, a subsidiary of […]