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  • 7 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has completed a three-week open house tour about the state’s recent awards for 1,696MW of offshore wind. NYSERDA presented details on the 816MW Empire Wind project, owned and developed by Equinor, and the 880MW Sunrise Wind, owned and developed by Bay State Wind LLC, a joint venture of Ørsted and […]

  • 10 July 2017
    Business & Finance

    JDR, a supplier of subsea power cables and umbilicals to the global offshore energy industry, has officially opened its European service centre in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK.

  • 8 July 2011
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance

      Project manufacturing specialist MTL Group was delighted to welcome HRH The Duke of Kent to its new 300,000 sq. ft. manufacturing facility in Rotherham. Escorted by the Lord-Lieutenant for South Yorkshire, HRH The Duke of Kent was greeted by MTL Group Managing Director Dr. Henry Shirman and the High Sheriff of South Yorkshire. The […]

  • 30 November 2016

    Today, Siemens officially opened its wind turbine blade manufacturing plant in Hull. The factory has been delivered ahead of programme and within budget, according to the company. For the occasion of the official launch, Siemens unveiled a 75m blade, the first of hundreds to be manufactured at its Hull factory. The opening ceremony is marked with a visit from […]

  • 27 April 2012

    SeaHold GEOSHIPS Ltd, a marine and subsea services shipping company, held an open day on board the newest addition to its vessel fleet (25 April). Formed in 2003, the Aberdeen-based company took delivery of Loch Roag, its second multi purpose support vessel (MPSV), earlier this month on a contract valued at over £30 million. Around […]

  • 28 June 2012

    SMD has been formally presented with a Queen’s Award for Enterprise by the Lord-Lieutenant of Tyne and Wear. The Lord-Lieutenant, Mr Nigel Sherlock, presented the Award in the International Trade Category as part of a visit to SMD’s head office and manufacturing facilities in Wallsend, North East England. The company is one of the world’s […]

  • 2 November 2012
    R&D, Technology

    HRH The Duke of Edinburgh publicly unveiled the £19m facility, which contains the country’s most sophisticated wave tank testing facilities, and a state-of-the-art ship simulator used to train the next generation of mariner at the University of Plymouth. The Duke was also awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Marine Science by the University, in recognition of […]

  • 8 October 2012

    On 27 September, Offshore WIND was present, along with other press and 250 industry representatives, at the official inauguration of the Large Climate Test Chamber which forms part of the Offshore Wind Infrastructure Application Lab (OWI-Lab), strategically located in a warehouse on the Churchill Dock in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. This public testing and […]

  • 24 June 2015
    Technology

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited has reached a significant milestone in its Perth Project, with the CETO 5 units reaching 10,000 hours of cumulative, continuous operation. The milestone was achieved last week as a result of continuous operation of the Project to date. During this period the units have seen a wide range of sea states, including […]

  • 3 January 2011

    One of the extensions within OCTOPUS-Onboard is the Dynamic Positioning capability forecast function, DP for short. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality gives offshore vessels the possibility to make optimum use of a safe time window for their weather-sensitive operations. An important remark has to be made here. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality can not be compared with already existing […]

  • 19 December 2011

    Like others mulling around the Deepwater Wind open house, Wanda Street resident Dave Tiberio was curious.   By Iain Wilson (scindependent) [mappress] Source: scindependent, December 19, 2011; Image: dwwind

  • 4 February 2013
    Technology

    Pontis introduced its 75m wind turbine rotor blade to the market, named after engineer Edgar Suselbeek’s newborn son Tygo. This IEC Class l rotor blade design is geared toward the 6MW class offshore wind turbines. With this next generational rotor blade, our wind energy portfolio now ranges from 37m through 75m rotor blades. For TYGO […]

  • 19 May 2015

    From 7 pm on Saturday to 5 pm on Sunday, for 22 consecutive hours, Denmark was being powered by wind energy. For electricity consumers west of Storebælt, the period in which the entire power consumption was covered by wind turbines was even longer – 31 hours. According to Torsten Hasforth, chief consultant at the Danish Energy Association, several […]

  • 21 April 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Following the news that almost 60 monopiles had been completed on 18 March, specialised jack-up vessel Seajacks Zaratan continues installation at a rapid pace at the Meerwind Offshore Park, installing 3 monopiles in just under 1 and a half days. Zaratan collected the three 675t steel structures from the construction port of Cuxhaven on the […]

  • 26 May 2014

    Last week, the Northwest National Marine Renewable Energy Center (NNMREC) held a public meeting at the Hatfield Marine Science Center Visitor Center regarding the Pacific Marine Energy Center, a new ocean testing facility. NNMREC, which is a partnership between Oregon State University (OSU) and the University of Washington (UW), is working on a Pacific Marine […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Two Pelamis P2 machines, currently deployed at the wave test site of the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney, have this week collectively reached a milestone 10,000 hours of grid connected operations. The machines, which are undergoing a progressive test programme at the Billia Croo wave test site, hit the 10,000th hour on Tuesday […]

  • 5 October 2015

    The concept of using vessels as hotels, or floatels, accommodation vessels, or recently, SOVs, or whatever name you give them, has been available in the market for a while. With some of the current and more future projects being built further at sea in harsher sea states this concept is now gaining ‘ground’. Not only […]

  • 6 October 2014

    The weather is becoming increasingly important to many of Vattenfall’s operations. Managing the weather is of course impossible, but an R&D programme will aid the company to manage the impact of weather conditions. In 2011, a programme was initiated with the purpose of developing the capability to run in-house forecasts of weather and wind power […]

  • 25 August 2010
    Environment

    The Minister President of Schleswig-Holstein officially inaugurated the new technology center of REpower Systems AG today in Osterrönfeld in the Rendsburg-Eckernförde district. Minister President Carstensen and the REpower Executive Board cut the red ribbon and symbolically opened the building. The opening ceremony was attended by more than 100 guests of honor. Around 470 employees, primarily […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, together with related company Global Wind Service, has moved its Danish operation to new office in Fredericia, Denmark. The new facility provides more space as the companies continue to grow. It has an excellent access to the main road connections to mainland Europe and across the Danish archipelago and is less than […]

  • 22 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The 400MW Global Tech I far shore wind farm marked a milestone of delivering one terawatt-hours (TWh) of energy to the German grid earlier in April, some seven months after its official commissioning. In January alone, the month of strongest winds, Global Tech I’s 80 Adwen 5MW turbines fed over 150 gigawatt-hours of power into the German grid. […]

  • 1 June 2016
    Grid Connection, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A 1,500-tonne steel jacket which will support an offshore substation at the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm has been installed in the seabed some 32 kilometres off Cromer, Norfolk.  The jacket structure, built by Sembmarine SLP Ltd, was sunk into the seabed using suction bucket technology for the first time on an offshore substation in the UK. Four suction buckets, […]

  • 20 June 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    Best practice health and safety is fundamental to Forewind’s activities and is essential to its success. During the past 12 months more than 250,000 work hours were completed with no lost time incidents. Most of these worked hours involved high-risk activities during the installation of the second meteorological mast, and the operations and maintenance work […]

  • 23 June 2015
    Vessels

    Seaglaze Marine Windows recently responded to an emergency request for replacement of a smashed helm window of a wind farm transfer vessel. Thanks to its dedicated ‘in-house’ Glass Toughening Plant, the company received, manufactured and delivered to the client within a 24 hour period, avoiding the client a contractual penalty as a result of excessive vessel downtime. Tek Kopec, Assistant Engineering Superintendent for […]

  • 22 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch subsea services provider DCN International Diving and Marine Contractors has completed the removal of all grouting hoses at the Gode Wind 1 & 2 offshore wind farms located in the German sector of the North Sea. DCN visited a total of 97 locations to remove the 5,5 grouting hoses, which were cut and removed with in house […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Grid Connection

    Atlantis has completed the laying of four subsea cables at MeyGen. The four cables are housed in individual bore holes of approximately 0.5km each, drilled earlier this year, which run from the foreshore into the Inner Sound of the Pentland Firth and down to the seabed. From the exit of the borehole, the cables then […]