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  • 23 July 2013
    Authorities

    As part of President Obama’s comprehensive plan to move economy toward domestic clean energy sources and begin to slow the effects of climate change, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau announced that BOEM will hold its second competitive lease sale for renewable energy on […]

  • 1 June 2013
    R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    VolturnUS 1:8, the first grid-connected offshore floating wind turbine in the U.S., was officially launched by the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center and its partners yesterday at 11 am (5 pm CET/CEST). The 65-foot-tall VolturnUS prototype was lifted by a crane from the dock and lowered into the Penobscot River in Brewer. […]

  • 10 May 2011

    The growth in revenue that commenced in the second half of 2010 continued, as expected, in the first months of 2011. This was despite somewhat lower utilisation of the vessel fleet due to such factors as a higher number of planned dry dockings for regular maintenance and the unexpected cancellation of a large offshore project […]

  • 1 December 2011

    WindMade™ is the first independent consumer label successfully developed by a corporation and is also the first consumer label to be officially endorsed by the UN Global Compact. With leading global brands such as Motorola Mobility, Deutsche Bank, Becton Dickinson and Bloomberg now committing to wind energy – the spotlight is back on governments and […]

  • 21 June 2011
    R&D

      W3G Marine (W3GM) and IHC Merwede have agreed to collaborate on the development of W3GM’s patented design for an offshore wind turbine installation ship (OWTIS). The OWTIS concept has major advantages over existing assets, not least in its ability to improve offshore safety by necessitating fewer tasks to be performed offshore. It is environmentally […]

  • 16 June 2010
    Business & Finance

    Istanbul/Bonn (WWEA) – On the occasion of the 9th World Wind Energy Conference 2010 in Istanbul, Turkey, the Board of the World Wind Energy Association has decided to give the World Wind Energy Award 2010 to the Founding Member States of the International Renewable Energy Agency IRENA and hand it over to IRENA’s Interim Director […]

  • 7 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    E.ON’s transformation is the main topic at the company’s Annual Shareholders Meeting in Essen, Germany. Supervisory Board Chairman Werner Wenning and CEO Johannes Teyssen updated shareholders on the status of the project to divide the company into the future E.ON and a new company, Uniper. Starting in 2016, E.ON will focus on renewables, energy networks, […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Vessels

    Shetland based operator Delta Marine has reported that its vessel Whalsa Lass (Damen 2611 Multicat) demonstrated its versatility during recently completed works on a large wind farm off the coast of Grimsby, UK, for one of the ‘Big 6’ energy contractors. Even though Delta Marine has not named the wind farm or its client, it said the wind farm […]

  • 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 […]

  • 16 July 2013

    EYEMOUTH HARBOUR TRUST (EHT) announced the award of a contract to Scottish consultancy Caithness Renewables Ltd for the development of a marketing plan, as part of its strategy to explore potential opportunities for diversification of the port’s activities and so ensure its long-term sustainability for the benefit of all stakeholders. The marketing plan will identify […]

  • 11 October 2012
    R&D

    Douglas-Westwood Renewables Manager, Frank Wright discusses the world offshore wind market over the next five year period, 2012-2016 in an article called “The World Offshore Wind Market Forecast 2012-16”.  Why Offshore Wind? International concern about the links between rising global average temperatures and increasing man-made Green House Gas (GHG) concentrations has led to ambitious long-term […]

  • 1 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    A £10m fund, backed by the Government, has been launched by Tees Valley Unlimited (TVU) to help companies bid for work to further strengthen the local economy. The Tees Valley Catalyst Fund is the first of its kind anywhere in the UK and is uniquely available to Tees Valley companies and projects. It will enable […]

  • 14 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord’s turnover for 2012 amounted to EUR 1.676 million (2011: EUR 1,715 million), and net profits for 2012 were EUR 98 million (2011: EUR 118 million). Its order portfolio is well filled, rising to EUR 1.9 billion at the end of 2012. ‘Our net results are in line with our expectations’, says CEO Pieter […]

  • 25 July 2011

    The Gdansk Shipyard, where the Solidarity movement that ended the communist era in Poland was born, is now trying to lead another Polish revolution … in offshore wind power. The European Union has laid out clean energy targets to be reached by its 27-members by 2020. To hit those marks Poland must break its coal […]

  • 1 November 2019

      Over recent years, the focus of offshore wind investments has started to shift from Europe to Asia. Taiwan was able to capture the trend and thanks to his green friendly policies has become one the most dynamic hubs for the wind investments in Asia. Only the most important and fully equipped Taiwanese OEMs have […]

  • 15 August 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    The port of Emden is one of the largest ports in the federal state of Niedersachsen in Germany and located furthest west on the German coast, strategically near the deep waters of the North Sea and easily accessed by road and rail. Its main activities are the import and export of automobiles, forest products and […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Austal has taken further steps in implementing its strategy to regionalise its operations to better serve and grow its international client base. Following the acquisition of its Philippines shipyard last year, the company has now broadened its sales and support organisations in the key Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East markets. Austal Chief Executive Officer Andrew […]

  • 9 August 2011
    Authorities

     The French Energy Regulation Committee (CRE) on 11 July 2011 issued a set of rules, “Specifications of tender No. 2011/S 126-208873 on offshore wind power generation facilities in France”, that outlines the terms and conditions of the new tender process applicable to offshore wind projects off the French coasts. The new tender regime will facilitate […]

  • 11 July 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Wind Farm Update

      45 km to the north of the island of Borkum, twelve sets of rotors blades are driving a special wind power project. The first German offshore wind farm, “Alpha Ventus”, is situated in the North Sea. For transporting the huge installations, numerous SCHEUERLE heavy-duty vehicles were used. The development of offshore wind turbines naturally […]

  • 29 September 2011
    R&D

      A new £12.5 million (14 million euros) centre to develop next-generation offshore wind technology in Scotland was officially opened today by First Minister Alex Salmond and Jorge Calvet, Chairman and CEO of leading international turbine manufacturer Gamesa. The Spanish-based company has located its Offshore Wind Technology Centre at Strathclyde Business Park, in Bellshill, some […]

  • 15 October 2013
    Training & Education

    At the end of September HOCHTIEF Solutions conducted a first comprehensive offshore rescue exercise in a construction site in the North Sea (Global Tech I). Together with its partners, the team from the Civil Engineering Marine and Offshore branch practiced all processes related to the emergency rescue and the transportation of a severely injured offshore […]

  • 9 December 2010
    Technology

    Sietas is to be the first German shipyard to develop and build a jack-up vessel used for offshore wind farm installation. The order, which was signed today in Hamburg, comes from prestigious Dutch-based marine contractor Van Oord, working on dredging, offshore and marine engineering projects worldwide. In addition, Van Oord has placed an option for […]

  • 27 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Offshore wind is the lowest cost means of decarbonising the UK’s energy sector and the industry ticks every box in the government’s new Industrial Strategy, ScottishPower Renewables’ Jonathan Cole said during Scottish Renewables’ Offshore Wind Conference in Glasgow. This week marked something of a turning point for the UK’s offshore wind industry, Scottish Renewables said, after the latest […]

  • 15 October 2012

    Spanish Mercurio Group found that attending the SeaWorks trade fair in Southampton lead to dedicated shipbuilding for the offshore wind industry. In 2011 they were commissioned by offshore logistics provider Tidal Transit to build two purpose built support vessels for this sector. The Ginny Louise arrived in December 2011 and started work on Greater Gabbard […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    The final rotor blade of the 24th wind turbine was successfully installed at the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm over the weekend. This marks the halfway milestone of the total 48 wind turbines at RWE’s offshore wind farm, three months after the installation kicked off. “In a football match we would now have reached halftime. […]

  • 28 February 2014
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) yesterday published a final environmental review of geological and geophysical (G&G) survey activities off the Mid- and South Atlantic coast that establishes multiple mitigation measures designed to minimize the impacts to marine life while setting a path forward for survey activities that will update nearly four-decade-old data on […]