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  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance, Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Representatives from the Nantes – Saint-Nazaire Port have used the International Week of Transport and Logistics to provide an update on the expansion project which is expected to turn the port into a link between factories in the region and future offshore wind farms. At this event, Jean-Pierre Chalus, CEO of Nantes – Saint-Nazaire Port, made a presentation […]

  • 24 November 2014
    Environment, R&D

    Andrew Tongue, a Senior Research Assistant with the RSPB Centre for Conservation Science, has written an MSc dissertation titled “Implications for offshore wind farm ornithological Cumulative Impact Assessment: How the manipulation of density and breeding season parameters affects the outcomes of Collision Risk Modelling”.  Mr. Tongue’s current research interests include the impacts of renewable energy developments […]

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Tokyo-based Hitachi has decided to stop manufacturing wind turbines going forward, and will instead focus on marketing wind turbines from the long-time German partner Enercon. With this latest policy, Hitachi expects to maintain the top share of the wind turbines market in Japan by expanding the solution business integrating Enercon’s wind turbines with its digital […]

  • 14 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark’s HOFOR has bought back a 50% stake in the 40MW Middelgrunden offshore wind farm from Ørsted.

  • 13 April 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Peterson Chemicals has secured a second logistics contract with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy.

  • 4 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries and Century Wind Power will provide up to 150 jacket foundations for Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ (CIP) three offshore wind projects in Taiwan.

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The Board of Directors of the Quonset Development Corporation (QDC) yesterday awarded a lease option of nearly 14 acres at Quonset Business Park to Cape Wind Associates LLC, which will provide the company with a twelve month option-to-lease the land for one year, with the ability to extend for two additional one-year terms.  Under the terms of the agreement, the […]

  • 16 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Braveheart Shipping, in cooperation with Amasus Shipping, has established a crew tender service in Eemshaven.  The crew tender service can be reached 24/7 and there is also a 24/7 a ship available. Eemshaven is chosen because of its ideal location, specifically the proximity of many wind farms and the growth of the offshore industry. Furthermore, there are no nautical […]

  • 24 August 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    Eight offshore wind technicians from the Humber area are about to start work on the installation of wind turbine foundations at DONG Energy’s 580MW Race Bank offshore wind farm. Race Bank is located off the North Norfolk coast and is being built out of DONG Energy’s construction base in the Grimsby Fish Docks. The offshore […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Atlas Professionals will host a recruitment day for DONG Energy’s 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm at the Grimsby Institute of Further & Higher Education on 25 April. Atlas is currently looking for professionals in the local area of Grimsby who are interested in working on the entire life cycle of the wind farm from the planning stage […]

  • 16 November 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    A group of international researchers led by the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) have teamed up to investigate the causes of wind turbine fires and to determine how to improve fire safety. Fires in wind turbine, both on land and offshore, have huge human, financial and environmental consequences, DTU said. In the field of fire safety it […]

  • 23 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    US Wind has selected two Baltimore-based companies for a range of specialized services related to the fabrication and installation of a meteorological tower necessary for environment activity monitoring at its proposed offshore wind farm in Maryland, US.

  • 26 November 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The Fifth Carbon Budget published today by the UK’s Committee on Climate Change goes against the government’s recent statement to only support the deployment of future offshore wind projects if they further reduce costs by an unspecified amount, Jenny Hogan, Director of Policy at Scottish Renewables, said. ”The Committee clearly argues that it is UK deployment of offshore wind that […]

  • 2 February 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Offshore wind investments in Europe doubled in 2015 to EUR 13.3 billion in a record year for financing and grid-connected installations, with a total of 3,019 MW in new capacity coming online in European waters in 2015, more than double of what was connected to the grid in 2014, according to European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). Europe’s total offshore […]

  • 27 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    DONG Energy has signed a lease for construction base facilities at the Cammell Laird site in Birkenhead to serve as the focal point for the construction of the 288 MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm. It is expected that the site will employ up to 50 people, with the UK supply chain further boosted by […]

  • 23 March 2018
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    High voltage engineering specialist EDS HV Group has successfully completed trials at the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm as part of its EU Funded Horizon 2020 project.

  • 15 June 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    Chinese companies assembling parts of wind turbines and solar panels will use Ostend as a hub for dispatching their products. It is hoped… [mappress] Source: heavyliftpfi, June 14, 2010;

  • 8 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Last week, BOW Terminal mobilized a brand new 600-ton crawler crane (type Liebherr LR1600-2) at its facilities, where it was erected with a 54m boom, a 600-ton hookblock and 300-ton superlift, the company told Offshore WIND in a statement.  On Sunday, April 6, the company started a new project for E.ON, where BOW Terminal will […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education

    Shoreline will be launching a new user interface for the cloud based installation, completion, commissioning, trial and O&M simulation tools during WindEnergy held in Hamburg this week. The new user interface has been developed based on input and suggestions from a wide variety of existing SIMSTALL and MAINTSYS subscribers representing all stakeholders from developers to OEMs, […]

  • 10 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH & Co. KG has invited tenders for the provision of offshore wind vessels for Borkum West 2 project. Trianel is looking for vessels which can accommodate and transfer crew to and from the construction site, as well as supply vessels to transfer goods and materials to, from and within the offshore […]

  • 28 January 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    THANET businesses are to get a welcome boost worth thousands of pounds as work begins on a new project to build the world’s biggest wind…   By saul leese (thisiskent) [mappress] Source: thisiskent, January 28, 2011

  • 10 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Subsea technology company Rovco has secured Innovate UK funding to develop a 3D visualisation system as part of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) demonstrator project potentially worth GBP 1 million.

  • 25 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    MonoBaseWind has contracted Dutch engineering company KCI the Engineers for the basic engineering of the structural steel design of their self-installing Gravity Based Foundation (GBF) concept. This self-installing GBF is specifically developed for wind turbines with a capacity of over 6MW which need to be installed in waters deeper than 40m. The principle has been […]

  • 11 December 2013
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    The Ormonde Wind Farm was shut down at the beginning of the month to facilitate work carried out at the Heysham onshore substation. The maintenance work at the Heysham onshore substation for the Ormonde Wind Farm is now completed and main power has been restored. All of the turbines are brought on line by technicians […]

  • 23 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) and the European Subsea Cable Association (ESCA) have jointly developed a desk note to assist the subsea cable sector with marine licence applications.

  • 15 October 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    A mobile offshore port concept being developed by Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam in combination with efficient installation vessels could reduce the transport and installation time on offshore wind projects by nearly 20%, the Dutch engineering specialist said.