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10 July 2017 Technology

Ampelmann has announced the launch of its latest gangway for personnel transfer: the A-type Enhanced Performance (AEP).

31 March 2016 Business & Finance

Driven predominantly by work in the offshore wind industry, Bladt Industries wrapped up 2015 with an annual profit of DKK 63.5 million (approx. EUR 9 million), after a challenging 2014 which ended with a loss of DKK 6.7 million (approx. EUR 900,000). The company’s 2015 EBITDA was DKK 139 million (approx. EUR 18.7 million), a significant increase from DKK […]

13 May 2015 Technology

The Luft Ultrasonic Anemometer VENTUS completed the test at the International Technical Inspection Agency TÜV SÜD and now has the Protection Class IP68. The validation demonstrates VENTUS’ capability for being installed on offshore wind turbines as well as on ships or buoys. VENTUS is designed for harsh conditions including operation on wind turbines in cold […]

16 April 2015

ZephIR Lidar has installed a turbine-mounted ZephIR DM wind lidar on the 270 MW Lincs Offshore Wind Farm located five miles off the Skegness coast It is anticipated that the installation of the lidar unit will help to identify opportunities where a possible improvement to production from the installed 75 Siemens 3.6 MW wind turbine […]

23 March 2015 R&D, Technology

WaveRoller® has reached an important milestone with the validation by DNV GL of load calculation and structural analysis methods. Simulated results were compared to measurements made during sea trials of the WaveRoller® Pilot Power Plant in 2014. DNV GL used its wave energy converter modelling tool, WaveDyn, to simulate the loads on WaveRoller®’s structure. The response […]

14 January 2015 Grid Connection, R&D

A collaboration between the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and GnoSys Global Ltd is supporting the development of a new insulation material for power cables to improve their performance in the onshore and offshore renewable energy industries and drive down whole life network costs. New, more reliable electrical connections are needed to meet the growing […]

3 December 2014 Business & Finance, Technology

Alstom, together with GDF SUEZ, has been chosen by the French Prime Minister to supply equipment for a tidal energy pilot farm at Raz Blanchard, west of the Cotentin peninsula (Manche), following the findings of a study conducted by the ADEME. This choice was made as part of the “Programme des Investissements d’Avenir”, for which […]

30 October 2014 R&D, Technology

ORPC has concluded its successful OCGen® Module Mooring Project at its federally licensed Cobscook Bay, Maine project site. This first-of-its-kind project, funded partially by the U.S. Dept. of Energy and Maine Technology Institute, proved the stability of the prototype OCGen® device in reversing tidal currents and confirmed the loading and performance of its tensioned mooring […]

27 August 2014 R&D, Technology

Mojo Maritime’s HF4 has demonstrated its DP (Dynamic Positioning) performance and manoeuvring characteristics based on results of simulations recently undertaken. Mojo Maritime has concluded the design of the advanced DP system in collaboration with GE and Voith Turbo and it has been tested in DP simulations and ship-handling simulators respectively. These systems provide an accurate […]

14 August 2014 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has brought together eight of the industry’s major owner/operators to improve performance in operating and maintaining offshore wind farms. It is a move aimed at driving the industry a considerable way towards the goal of £100/MWh for energy generated from offshore wind. Owner/operators Eon, SSE, EDF Energy Renewables, Scottish […]

8 August 2014 Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced $770,000 funding for Swinburne University of Technology to develop modelling on the performance of wave energy farms. The wave energy industry is emerging world-wide and there are few multiple device installations operating today. Predicting the best way to arrange future projects will help to better understand how different technologies […]

4 June 2014 Business & Finance

BMT Nigel Gee (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design, risk management and engineering consultancy, will showcase its portfolio of high performance vessels at this year’s Seawork International exhibition at the ABP Port of Southampton next week. BMT continues to be at the forefront in the design of high performance, […]

20 May 2014 R&D, Technology

A pioneering offshore wind measurement campaign by SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group, has completed the first ever power performance assessment (PPA) using a scanning lidar deployed on the transition piece (TP) of an AREVA M5000 offshore wind turbine. This success has huge implications for the offshore wind industry as this study shows that PPAs can successfully […]

5 February 2014 Technology

WaveRoller, the breakthrough wave energy device created by the wave energy developer AW-Energy, has received independent performance verification, taking the wave power industry one step closer to commercialization. An extensive study and performance verification was conducted by the leading technical advisory to the renewable energy industry, DNV GL. The aim of the study was to […]

29 August 2013 Business & Finance

Lamprell has released an 2013 interim financial results for six months to 30 June 2013. John Kennedy, Non-executive Chairman for Lamprell, said: “The new management team led by Jim Moffat has achieved a great deal during the first half of 2013, securing longer term financing for the Group and bringing Lamprell back to profitability after […]

16 July 2013 Grid Connection, Technology

Pharos Offshore Group has acquired an SMD built 1200HP cable burial tool. The Universal Trenching Vehicle (UTV 1200) is a unique low and wide Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) specifically designed to bury submarine power cables. Modifications to the 1200HP UTV 1200 are underway. The enhancements will facilitate more effective post lay/installation burial and improve the […]

15 May 2013 Business & Finance

DNV Group CEO Henrik O. Madsen says 2012 can be characterised as “a year of financial uncertainty and rapid technological change” which has led to an increasing complex risk environment for customers and, in turn, a continued demand for DNV’s technology and risk management services.  “The need to manage technical, societal and business risks is […]

6 May 2013

Alstom’s new-generation Haliade™ 150 – 6MW offshore wind turbine has successfully obtained the IEC power performance measurement (power curve) after 3 months of performance measurements at Le Carnet site, in France. This key milestone in the type testing certification process follows on from the completion of the 6MW commissioning and exhaustive testing activity. The onshore […]

17 April 2013 Authorities, R&D, Technology

On Tuesday, April 9, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Water Power Program notified potential future applicants of an upcoming Funding Opportunity Announcement tentatively titled, “Marine and Hydrokinetic (MHK) System Performance Advancement (SPA).” The DOE is working to advance the technology performance of marine and hydrokinetic energy devices by supporting R&D projects that reduce weight, […]

2 April 2013

CWind announced that CWind Alliance, a CTruk 20T workboat, has been recognised by Siemens for its outstanding vessel performance on London Array Offshore Wind Farm. The Alliance was the first CWind vessel deployed on London Array Offshore Wind Farm 17 months ago and has completed more than 6000 hours of service there. Chris Randle Senior […]

22 March 2013

Airborne Marine announced that the Factory Acceptance Test (FAT) procedure of the seven Nautricity tidal blades was concluded positively early this month together with Nautricity Ltd. Airborne Marine will shortly ship the seven blades to the assembly site of Nautricity where the blades will be mounted on the turbine that will be installed at the […]

11 March 2013

Hydratight was one of 68 companies honoured for outstanding work on power projects at Bechtel’s annual Subcontractor and Supplier Recognition awards. The awards recognize subcontractors and suppliers who provided outstanding support for Bechtel Power’s renewables, nuclear, communications and transmission, and fossil projects.  “These companies are just as committed to delivering safety and quality as we […]

7 March 2013

MPI Adventure, owned by the Stokesley-based MPI Offshore, is currently operating out of the Port of Hartlepool on the installation of wind turbines at the Teesside Offshore Wind Farm. Designed to transport, lift and install wind turbines and their foundations, she is the world’s most advanced and most efficient WTIV, in terms of jacking speed, […]

14 February 2013 Technology

Airborne Marine has manufactured the first commercial Resin Transfer Moulding (RTM) performance blades for Tocardo, a leading producer of tidal and free-flow water turbines. The blades will be shipped to the Tocardo assembly site in Den Oever, The Netherlands. The RTM performance blades will be mounted on Tocardo’s commercially available turbines which will be shipped […]

30 October 2012 R&D

RenewableUK has issued a report on the ongoing state of the wind energy industry in the UK. In the first part of the report, wind energy performance is discussed, with a focus on the current status and electricity mix. The report also gives prediction for the future state of renewable energy in the country, which […]

21 September 2012 Technology

The rolling bearings for rotor shaft bearing arrangements are subjected to highly dynamic loads and operating conditions. Schaeffler develops solutions for rotor bearing arrangements for all modern wind turbine variants from 220 kW up to the current multi-megawatt class. The different concepts range from the classic 3-point shaft bearing arrangement and hub bearing arrangement up […]