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  • 19 July 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The Inner House of the Scottish Court of Session has refused RSPB’s application to appeal the Court’s earlier decision to allow further development of four offshore wind projects in the Firth of Forth and Firth of Tay.  

  • 18 September 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK Ministers have approved plans allowing the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to charge for work carried out on marine licence cases once consent has been given. The charges, which come into effect from 1 October 2014, relate to requests to change a marine licence once it has been granted (licence variations), and also to monitor […]

  • 31 May 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has devised a solution which allows the jack-up Bold Tern to simultaneously perform bunkering and loading of wind turbine components for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 project at the Port of Esbjerg.

  • 2 October 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    A £5 million investment in a new lock system at Associated British Ports’ (ABP) Port of Grimsby will make its Royal Dock more attractive to energy companies looking to base their offshore wind operations and maintenance activities at the port. The project forms part of an agreement between ABP and DONG Energy, which is building […]

  • 7 November 2012

    By relocating the wheel house onto a second upper deck, the company is expecting that the 17-metre High Bridge will be recognised as a practical and economical option for wind farm support vessel operators. The new design will also appeal to other boat users seeking an economical vessel that provides all-round visibility combined with exceptional […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Technology

    Wave energy company Aquamarine Power has successfully removed both cylinder modules from their Oyster 800 wave machine as part of a comprehensive summer refit – with the firm aiming to recommence Oyster power generation in the autumn. The 800kW test machine, located at the European Marine Energy Centre in Orkney, has already clocked up three […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley joined students from across the state of Maryland in front of the State House at noon yesterday to show support for the Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2012 (HB 441/SB 237). Holding banners and signs asserting their support for clean energy, more than one hundred young people from an unprecedented […]

  • 12 October 2010
    Operations & Maintenance

    The replacement of the six AREVA wind nacelles has been completed at Germany’s first offshore windfarm, alpha ventus. All twelve wind power turbines can be put back into full operation. Work on the nacelle exchange began in September and was completed successfully today. An increase in the temperature of the sliding bearings of the AREVA […]

  • 21 December 2011
    Grid Connection

    In October 2011, the connection from National Grid’s substation to the Canterbury-Kemsley 400kV overhead power lines was completed, so the National Grid’s substation is now operational and the construction compound is being dismantled. In January 2012, London Array Ltd expects to connect the National Grid substation to the London Array substation. This will power their […]

  • 22 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Vattenfall will begin investigating the seafloor of the Vesterhav Syd and Vesterhav Nord offshore wind project in the Danish North Sea and Kriegers Flak in the Baltic Sea in late summer, with an aim of finding old mines or bombs.

  • 23 June 2017
    Environment, Grid Connection, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy plans to publish and formally consult on the Preliminary Environmental Information Report (PEIR) for the proposed 2.4GW Hornsea Project Three offshore wind project over the summer.

  • 26 February 2015
    Vessels

    Team Humber Marine Alliance’s (THMA) Chairman Mark O’Reilly was at the Port of Grimsby yesterday, where he got onboard the ESVAGT FROUDE, Siemens new Service Operation Vessel (SOV). Havyard Ship Technology from Norway has designed and built the vessel, specially purposed to provide service and maintenance for offshore wind power installations. “The vessel will be operating from the […]

  • 21 October 2014
    R&D, Technology

    In the last months, SCHOTTEL successfully tested its hydrokinetic turbines in Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland. The full-scale tests included 260 operating hours under realistic conditions.  One turbine with a rotor diameter of four meters generates 50 kW per second at a rated water velocity of 2.75 meters per second. Ten hours of operation provide enough electricity […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Service and operating station of RWE Innogy was inaugurated today on Heligoland. Over a period of 20 years, the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm is to be operated and serviced from there. The wind farm is currently being built approx. 30 kilometres north of Heligoland. This is what a two-storey building with storage hall, offices […]

  • 20 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Offshore Wind Consultants Limited (OWC) officially opened its Hamburg office yesterday, which will serve as an operating base in Germany for both OWC and Aqualis Offshore. Offshore Wind Consultants was acquired by Aqualis ASA in June 2014, and its newly established German company will trade under the name of OWC (AQUALIS) GmbH. Ian Bonnon, managing director of Offshore […]

  • 12 March 2015

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited’s (CWE) third and final CETO 5 wave energy unit has been successfully installed and is operating at its Perth Wave Energy Project site off Garden Island, Western Australia. The third CETO 5 unit was installed successfully at the project site last Saturday and has since been operating alongside the two other […]

  • 17 January 2017

    3sun Group has launched a recruitment campaign looking for more than 100 new technicians to service GBP 6 million worth of new and extended offshore and onshore wind farm contracts.

  • 28 March 2014

    Briggs Marine has appointed Alistair Blue as Dive Superintendent to head up the new in-house commercial diving division. Alistair, an ADC certified Air Diver, has a broad range of experience in the industry. Alistair says, “Briggs Diving Division offers our clients an invaluable and bespoke integrated solution. The move to bring diving in-house ensures our […]

  • 19 June 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Vattenfall today completed the installation of the first of 15 MHI Vestas V112 3.3MW wind turbines at its extension to Kentish Flats offshore wind farm, 7km off Whitstable and Herne Bay off the Kent Coast. Matthew Green, Vattenfall’s Project Director for the construction of the 49.5MW scheme said: “One up, 14 to go. Vattenfall is […]

  • 20 March 2012

      Cosalt announced the appointment of Nick Ravaji as In-House Lawyer for the Group. In this role Nick will report directly to the CEO, and will be based at Cosalt Offshore offices in Aberdeen. Nick will advise on a broad range of commercial activities, including partnerships with suppliers and clients. Nick will also take on […]

  • 5 August 2013

    Seacat Services, the class leading offshore wind transfer vessel operator, has successfully completed workboat charters and crew transfer contracts while operating in three European flag states. The milestone marks the first time that a UK charter firm that solely operates DNV-class certified vessels, has under taken work in three different European nations. A feat that […]

  • 31 March 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Norwegian energy company Statoil will take over the operatorship of the 317MW Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm from compatriot Statkraft on Saturday, 1 April.

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Norfolk Marine Ltd has opened a new Operations Base in the Port of Lowestoft. The new facility comprises an Office Complex adjacent to Storage and Workshop buildings with an open yard of 2500m2 and 96m of Quay Front. The company’s vessels have operated from the Port for the past three years and as Lowestoft is […]

  • 22 January 2013

    Reef Subsea announced they have secured new premises in Aberdeen, Scotland, to gather their local teams and operations under one roof namely ‘Reef Subsea House’, located within Altens Industrial Estate, south of the city. The bespoke building will support Group’s companies to continue to develop their respective businesses on a global scale from this key […]

  • 4 October 2010
    R&D, Technology

    Today marks the official start of production at Nordex’s newly built wind turbine manufacturing plant in Jonesboro, Arkansas. The plant’s first production crew will go to work this morning assembling a wind turbine nacelle, which houses the engine and other key components and sits high atop the turbine tower. “Two years ago, we announced our […]

  • 4 May 2015

    ABPmer has extended its SEASTATES service to include the Baltic Sea. As with their SEASTATES service for other regions, the Baltic forecast combines meteorological data with high resolution wave models and is validated against local observations. In the forecast, this means that the models are continuously “trained” so improving the accuracy of the “raw” forecasts. […]