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  • 10 October 2016

    Brandt’s passion for the renewables business was evident before he started his career. In 1999, he decided to do his masters in wind farm development focusing on large-scale wind farms. Then after managing several wind technology servicing units he joined Deutsche Windtechnik in 2004 becoming director of the Management Board in 2007. Established around 15 […]

  • 14 August 2012

    The offshore wind industry is very much dictated by large conglomerates. How is it for smaller companies to keep on their feet in this competitive environment when the stakes are not particular in their favour? Offshore WIND visited family-run towage and salvage company Otto Wulf GmbH and heard how the fourth generation Wulf is running […]

  • 11 May 2015

    Servicing around 2,200 wind turbines and 56 substations under fixed maintenance contracts, as well as repairs and assessments for a further 1,500 plants, Deutsche Windtechnik AG has experienced rapid growth since being established in 2007. Last year, the company experienced a near 40% in turnover, which passed the 70 million Euro mark for the first […]

  • 4 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (Ming Yang), a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, announces its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2012.  First Quarter 2012 Financial Highlights: Total wind turbine generators (“WTGs”) for which revenue was recognized amounted to an equivalent wind power project output of 120MW, or […]

  • 10 April 2017

    Knowledge of impact forces is an important aspect in the design and subsequent operation of offshore wind turbines. Offshore wind turbines are typically monopile or space frame structures. In addition to their basic operational loading, these structures are designed to withstand the environmental loads experienced offshore from waves, currents and wind.

  • 1 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    SeaEnergy, an innovative energy services group, has announced half year results for the six months ended 30 June, 2012. In the Annual Report for 2011, SeaEnergy’s Chief Executive and Chairman have described in some detail the changes made to the  strategic direction and governance of the Company. In this Interim Report, for the period to 30th […]

  • 10 May 2016
    R&D, Vessels

    Wind Farm Support Vessels (WFSVs) have increased in size in the last twelve months following the changes to the UK and German codes and regulations which allowed the vessels to be longer than 24-metre load line and to carry more than 12 technicians, and the trend is set to continue, according to Ed Dudson, Technical Director at […]

  • 9 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    China Ming Yang Wind Power Group Limited (“Ming Yang” or the “Company”) (NYSE: MY), a leading wind turbine manufacturer in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2010. Fourth Quarter 2010 Financial Highlights * Total wind turbine generators (“WTGs”) commissioned reached a historical high of […]

  • 23 April 2015

    When NAM/Shell UK decided to invest in a ‘Walk-to-Work’ (WTW) offshore vessel for use with unmanned gas platforms, they requested Royal Niestern Sander (RNS) to make the preliminary design. The challenge was to design and build a stable platform for the transfer of personnel and equipment, to efficiently support the gas production platforms in the […]

  • 13 December 2012
    Authorities

    Scottish homes would see significantly increased electricity bills if it becomes independent, because the country would bear the cost of renewable energy subsidies and infrastructure, which are now distributed across the United Kingdom, Energy Secretary Edward Davey said in his speech held at an energy conference organised by the Scotsman newspaper in Edinburgh. Following is […]

  • 24 June 2011
    R&D

    A growing number of global wind resource assessments have demonstrated that the world’s technical potential for wind power exceeds current global electricity production. The theoretical potential for wind, as estimated by the global annual flux, has been estimated at 6,000 EJ/yr (Rogner et al., 2000). The global technical potential for wind energy, meanwhile, is not […]

  • 12 June 2013

    Since April 2012 the wind farm support vessel industry has experienced success and failure, both large and small. 2012 will be remembered for the number of new vessels built and delivered to operators, but predominantly it will be the collapse of South Boats Special Projects in the autumn that shook this sector of the industry […]

  • 2 March 2010
    Technology

    Engineering corporation General Electric has recently announced that its future offshore wind turbines will have no more gear boxes for improved reliability.

  • 24 February 2010
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The federal government and 11 Atlantic Coast states have taken a first step towards forming a “wind consortium” to expedite offshore wind…   [mappress] Source: newswire, February 23, 2010;  

  • 30 May 2017

    Windcat Workboats The design of a Windcat is constantly evolving with the experience gained over the last 17 years. Windcat Workboats values the input from technicians and charterers which has led to the most practical vessel available, giving great accommodation and required facilities for the passengers. The combination of the design and specialized bow fender […]

  • 4 July 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Denmark’s Northern Offshore Services has entered into a commercial agreement with the Hamburg-based Opielok Offshore Carriers to take on management of the company’s only crew transfer vessel (CTV) – OOC Nerz.

  • 30 May 2017

    Damen Offshore Wind – Shipyards Gorinchem ASV 7017 The Accommodation Service Vessel 7017 builds on the experiences gained from the larger ASV9020 in a smaller, lower-cost package. It facilitates optimal logistics flows for carrying out maintenance and repairs for the offshore wind industry. The vessel is equipped with a motion-compensated gangwayand-elevator solution, 3D motion compensated […]

  • 8 January 2019

    Boskalis  We collaborate closely to understand each project’s particular goals and objectives, eliminating time-consuming interfaces to increase overall efficiency. Our focus on quality balanced with cost effectiveness yields consistently high results, while our focus on safety reduces risks to your operations. To compete in today’s market, any large-scale offshore project needs solid engineering expertise and […]

  • 11 January 2018

    Temporary Works Design Experts in the best solution  TWD specializes in the design of tailored structures and tools for offshore projects. Working from concept to detail, TWD provides creative designs for the offshore wind market. Our design philosophy is to think beyond the initial questions asked. Whether the challenge is simple or complex, a seafastening, […]

  • 9 January 2019

    Faccin S.p.A. What we do  We provide a rolling package – ‘Faccin’s Wind Tower Automation System’ – that combines a powerful super-sized plate-rolling machine along with key components like strong side support, sturdy top support and a feeding table provided with an alignment device. Furthermore, all accessories are controlled by a highly advanced fully programmable […]

  • 16 April 2020

    French Renewable Energy Trade Association Syndicat des énergies renouvelables French offshore wind objectives The French energy transition law (2015) and connectedregulatory texts has set a range of targets for thedevelopment of offshore wind in France: by 2024, Franceshould have installed the 3,000 MW already assigned bythe two first tenders for bottom fixed offshore wind and4 […]

  • 30 May 2017

    ALL NRG A/S Our world of services: • Technicians and Engineering Support • Pre-assembly – Mechanical and Electrical • Marine Construction • Installation and Commissioning • Operations Support • Maintenance and Upgrades • High Voltage & Fiber Optic Testing • High Voltage Service • Fault Finding • 24/7/365 Quick Response Services • Project Management and […]

  • 8 January 2019

    Markets Outlook: Belgian Offshore Platform Offshore wind energy in Belgium Today, 6 projects, C-Power, Belwind, Northwind, Nobelwind, Rentel and Norther, representing 1,556 MW, are fully operational and meet the electricity needs of about 1.5 million homes. The projects Northwester II (219 MW) and SeaMade (487 MW) are currently being constructed and will be commissioned in […]

  • 30 May 2017

    Blue Offshore Our solutions Our solutions include the rental of innovative modular offshore deck equipment. Our full range of rental deck equipment consists of basket carousels, tensioners of 5, 10 and 15 tonnes, loading towers, roller highways and chutes. We can also provide tailor-made solutions. Blue Offshore supports vessel’s deck and equipment engineering, Finite Element […]

  • 22 July 2020

    Purpose of the BIM program: The departments in the asset chain (Asset Management, Large Project Offshore and Grid Field Operations) are responsible to realize, use and maintain the TenneT High Voltage grid in Germany and the Netherlands. This responsibility requires excellent information management during the asset lifecycle. For this purpose TenneT will introduce BIM for […]

  • 19 February 2020

    Global Wind Energy Council Offshore wind has been a hot topic over the past few years, and it is no surprise why. The International Energy Agency expects that offshore wind will be a $1 trillion industry by 2040, with offshore wind capacity forecasted to grow to 1 TW by 2050 according to IRENA. It is […]