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21 June 2019 Authorities, Grid Connection

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has published the official notice for comment on Anbaric’s proposed New York and New Jersey OceanGrids offshore transmission system. Anbaric is the first to present to BOEM a planned transmission system for both New York and New Jersey, and to file and advance its application to use […]

18 June 2019 Grid Connection

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is publishing a Request for Competitive Interest for the development of the New York and New Jersey Wind Energy Transmission Line. Anbaric Development Partners, LLC (ADP) has requested a right-of-way grant to develop the NY/NJ Ocean Grid, but prior to reviewing the right-of-way application, BOEM must determine […]

17 May 2019 Environment

The World Ocean Council (WOC) has joined the recently launched World Forum Offshore Wind (WFO) as its newest member. WOC brings together industries such as shipping, oil and gas, fisheries, aquaculture, tourism, renewable energy (wind, wave, tidal), ports, dredging, cables, as well as the maritime legal, financial and insurance communities, and others to address ocean sustainable […]

1 May 2019 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) has appointed Matt Bowden as the new Area Manager in Taiwan with the aim to strengthen its local business presence. Bowden is based in Taipei and will act as the key representative for SBO in Taiwan, providing strategic leadership in business development, sales & marketing and operations both locally and in other […]

12 April 2019 Technology

The Spanish EnerOcean has launched its floating wind turbine prototype W2Power at the Astican Shipyard in Gran Canaria. W2Power, built and assembled at the Astican Shipyard, will be installed at the PLOCAN offshore test site in the coming weeks, project partner Ghenova said. According to the company, sea trials in a real environment are the next […]

29 March 2019 Business & Finance

France-based Akrocean has received stage 2 validation for its WINDSEA floating LiDAR (FLD) under the OWA Carbon Trust Roadmap. According to Akrocean, the validation was granted by DNV GL and marks commercial acceptance for the floating LiDAR. Offshore trials that began earlier in 2018 were performed in the English Channel and have been independently reviewed by DNV […]

28 March 2019 Business & Finance

Fred. Olsen Ocean has entered into an agreement to acquire a 50% ownership in United Wind Logistics GmbH (UWL) through the contribution of new equity in the amount of EUR 12 million. UWL is a Hamburg-based company offering transport solutions for offshore wind turbine components from manufacturing sites to pre-assembly ports. The company has a […]

22 March 2019 Business & Finance

EOM Offshore has acquired the assets and operations of Ocean Tech Services, the New Jersey-based provider of marine monitoring systems and surveys. According to Ocean Tech, the acquisition marks an important milestone for EOM Offshore as it wants to expand its role as a key provider of oceanographic technology and marine services. "With this acquisition, Ocean […]

26 February 2019 Wind Farm Update

FoundOcean has completed grouting operations at the Norther offshore wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. Norther is currently being built within the Exclusive Economic Zone of Belgium, approximately 23 kilometers from the port of Zeebrugge. The 370MW wind farm consists of 44 MHI Vestas 8.4MW wind turbines and one Offshore High Voltage Substation (OHVS). The average depth […]

26 February 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Fugro Netherlands Marine B.V. has won a contract to provide meteorological and oceanographic data for the Hollandse Kust (west) and Ten Noorden van de Waddeneilanden wind zones in the Dutch North Sea. The field data will be obtained by means of two individual systems equipped with a LiDAR system to measure wind properties and dedicated instrumentation […]

1 February 2019 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment

The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA) has contracted DNV GL and Ocean Tech Services to study the metocean conditions in the New York Bight area. Under the two multi-year contracts, the companies will support the deployment of two floating LiDAR systems mounted on buoys more than 20 miles off the Atlantic […]

29 January 2019 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

Dutch sustainable energy provider Eneco has awarded EWPL Ocean with a full scope contract for offshore turbine blade inspections and damage assessment. The parties have not disclosed any further details regarding the contract value and the duration of the works. Eneco is the owner of two offshore wind projects located in the Dutch North Sea - […]

23 January 2019 Wind Farm Update

Fugro will commence geophysical surveys at the Ocean Wind project offshore New Jersey this month, according to the project's Notice to Mariners. Fugro's 170-foot research vessel R/V Enterprise will carry out the investigations off the Atlantic and Cape May counties within the Northern section of the Ocean Wind lease area. The estimated duration of the works […]

31 December 2018 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

Ørsted has submitted a bid to the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) for the construction of its Ocean Wind offshore wind project in response to the state's request for proposals.

19 December 2018 Business & Finance

CAPE Investment Partners has acquired the majority shareholding in CAPE Holland and FoundOcean from the private equity investor Ambienta.

6 December 2018 Business & Finance

China Ocean Engineering Shanghai Co (COES) has launched its first UK subsidiary with an aim to support the offshore renewables and decommissioning industries.

17 September 2018 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

DeepOcean has opened a new offshore services base at the Port of Blyth in the UK.

11 September 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics

Oceanteam Solutions has signed a contract with a UK energy company to supply a barge equipped with a 5300t turntable and auxiliary equipment and transport power cables for an offshore wind project from Norway to the Netherlands.

24 August 2018 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

The Dutch-Norwegian offshore service provider Oceanteam ASA has appointed Leidus Bosman as Chief Executive Officer (CEO) with effect from 15 October.

3 August 2018 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

ABPmer has expanded its metocean team with three new appointments as part of its aim to broaden the scope of metocean consultancy services.

19 June 2018 Technology

ABPmer has expanded its metocean information service SeaStates with Global Data Explorer, which provides access to the world’s wind and wave climate, as well as metocean analyses and statistics.

8 June 2018 Contracts & Tenders

Norway's Equinor (formerly Statoil) has contracted RPS engineers and scientists from Australia and the US to develop a long-term meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) measurement program for a potential wind farm development off the east coast of the US.

1 June 2018 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

DeepOcean 1 UK Ltd has launched RECONNECT, a subsea cable repair service committed to reducing the time and cost of repairing and replacing subsea power cables.

9 May 2018 R&D

UK-based OceanFlow Energy Limited will put a scaled version of its Starfloat floating wind foundation to test after being awarded Marinet2 funds for the project.

4 May 2018 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

Fred. Olsen Ocean has reported NOK 145 million operating revenue in the first quarter of 2018, a 60.2% slide compared to NOK 364 operating revenue in Q1 2017, attributed mainly to the underutilisation of the jack-up installation vessels Brave Tern and Bold Tern.

2 May 2018 Authorities, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, R&D, Wind Farm Update

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to collect meteorological and oceanographic (metocean) data off the New York coast, in areas with the potential for future offshore wind development, and announced USD 5 million available to support the works.