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  • 21 January 2014

    North Lincolnshire Council has raised its objection to the Associated British Ports’s plan to develop Immingham Western Deepwater Jetty (IWDJ), writes the Grimsby Telegraph. ABP is planning to develop IWDJ on land, previously earmarked for the development of the £450-million Able Marine Energy Park, which could create around 4,000 jobs at North Killingholme. Marcus Walker, […]

  • 18 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Businesses have overwhelmingly backed plans to create the world’s first man-made tidal lagoon in Swansea Bay. Every business that took part in a survey by Swansea Bay Business Club said it supported the plans, and that the lagoon would be a positive development for the area. Even companies that did not believe the lagoon would […]

  • 12 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Tidal Energy Ltd will unveil the next steps for the DeltaStream Demonstration Project at Ramsey Sound at a public exhibition on 22nd and 23rd November at St Davids City Hall. The Welsh tidal energy company will also introduce plans for a proposed new project at St Davids Head. Assembly and testing of the DeltaStream device […]

  • 12 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    German construction group Hochtief is very likely to sell its offshore division, according to German newspaper Wirtschaftswoche and the Handelsblatt. Company’s spokesman did not confirm this, explaining that their final decision is conditioned by political developments. This probably means that the decision depends on the ongoing coalition talks between the CDU / CSU (Christian Democratic […]

  • 24 October 2013

    Highland MSP sees bright future for Wester Ross now plans for Kishorn Yard approved. Rhoda Grant, Highlands & Islands (Labour) MSP welcomed the decision by Highland Council North Planning Committee this afternoon to approve plans to extend the use of the Kishorn yard in Wester Ross and increase its quarry operations. She said: “The future […]

  • 21 October 2013

     A Russian company is planning to build a tidal power plant at Strangford Lough, Northern Ireland, writes the Belfast Telegraph. Based on the Kisloguskaya scheme in Russia, the tidal power plant would consist of a dam that will have a road on top, linking Ards Peninsula and Strangford. The plant would have a total capacity […]

  • 7 October 2013

    Green companies have welcomed the Isle of Man government’s offshore wind plans, writes Isle of Man Today. Namely, the Government recently announced plans for development of offshore wind farms in the Isle of Man’s territorial seas. Minister for Economic Development John Shimmin commented this announcement by saying: ”Locating wind turbines in our territorial sea will […]

  • 22 September 2013
    Business & Finance

    Beothuk Energy Inc. (“Beothuk”), an international company headquartered in St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, announces its intention to develop large-scale offshore wind farms to meet the energy demands of Atlantic Canada and the North Eastern United States. Beothuk and the Corner Brook Port Corporation are presently in the evaluation and preplanning stages of identifying a […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Able UK has today warmly welcomed Prime Minister David Cameron’s description of its plans for a multi-million Marine Energy Port on the South Bank of the Humber as a ‘very important investment’ and his promise to look at the issue of finalising a decision on the development. Mr Cameron was responding to a question in […]

  • 27 August 2013

    Nova Scotia hopes to become a world leader in tidal technology, writes The Global and Mail. Even though Nova Scotia has one of the most powerful tidal currents in the world, tidal development is moving at a very slow pace. In order to speed up the process Ottawa, Nova Scotia, Encana Corp. and several tidal […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    After DONG Energy submitted an application for Walney Extension offshore wind farm to the Planning Inspectorate (PINS), the plans can now be seen at the Henry Bloom Library in Victoria Street, Douglas, Isle of Man Today informs. Maps and plans of the project, along with copies of the submitted application can be viewed in the […]

  • 5 August 2013

    East Mildands Euro MP, Roger Helmer, has marked last-week’s announcement by Deputy Prime Minister of the UK, Nick Clegg, to invest in offshore wind as ”useless“, writes the Express. The Deputy Prime Minister plans to invest GBP 66 million to boost offshore wind supply chain development. Helmer said: “Not only is Nick Clegg mad, he […]

  • 2 August 2013
    Grid Connection

    Ofgem has announced it is minded to approve a change to the methodology for calculating what generators pay to use the electricity transmission network across Britain. It is proposed that the new charges would come into effect on 1 April, 2014. The aim of this change is to facilitate the timely move to a low […]

  • 30 July 2013
    Environment, Ports & Logistics

    Plans to turn a former oil fabrication yard in Scottish Ardersier into a manufacturing ‘super-hub’ for offshore wind have faced their first hurdle. Namely, the Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has voiced their protest against the development saying that the proposal raises natural heritage issues of national importance relating to nationally and internationally important designated sites, […]

  • 29 July 2013

    Energy sector services company CLS Offshore has unveiled a bold new vision which will mean employing twice as many staff and doubling turnover to around £40m over the next two years. Three board members have been appointed to help steer a new strategy for the Great Yarmouth-based company which will build on its Southern North […]

  • 25 July 2013

    Sustainable economic growth that is sensitive to the environment is at the centre of draft management plans that will form the future National Marine Plan. A joint marine consultation has been launched today that will help decide how Scotland’s seas are managed in the future. The joint consultation includes: Scotland’s first National Marine Plan which […]

  • 16 July 2013

    The Marine Management Organisation (MMO) has today launched England’s first draft marine plans for the seas from Flamborough Head in the north to Felixstowe in the south. The public consultation was announced this morning to Parliament in a written ministerial statement from Natural Environment Minister Richard Benyon. These are the first two of 11 marine […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Deepwater Wind hailed announcement by New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s administration on its plans to jumpstart development of large offshore wind farms to power downstate New York. The New York State Department of State published a study demonstrating the feasibility of offshore wind to provide numerous benefits to the region, such as improved air […]

  • 8 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Masdar, Abu Dhabi’s state-backed renewable energy company, is eyeing further opportunities to invest in the UK’s renewable energy projects. Following the official opening of the London Array offshore wind farm on July 4, in which Masdar invested a significant amount of money and is 20% stakeholder, the company’s CEO Dr. Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber said […]

  • 5 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wick Harbour Authority’s ambitious plans to attract new jobs to the area from the offshore wind industry have received a boost with the combined support of £450,000 from two partners in the Caithness & North Sutherland Regeneration Partnership (CNSRP). The Harbour Authority is positioning the port to attract business from the two large offshore wind […]

  • 13 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Goldman Sachs Group Inc., a global investment banking, securities and investment management firm based in New York, is planning to invest in offshore wind energy in Japan, Bloomberg informs. The interest in tapping the potential of the country’s clean energy  materialized when the company established Japan Renewable Energy Co. in August last year, which focused […]

  • 7 June 2013

    Ardersier and Petty residents had the opportunity (Wednesday June 5) to find out more about the Port of Ardersier’s ambitious plans to develop the former oil yard. Alastair Wood, of Savills property consultants, which represents site owners the Port of Ardersier Ltd, gave a brief presentation and answered questions on the proposed development. Ronnie Fraser […]

  • 4 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    ITW Densit plans to launch new product series of Ducorit® UHPC material in the near future. The new versions of Ducorit® vary in their strength class and are tailor-made for demanding offshore and onshore applications. Moreover, this newly developed product program also provides grouting companies with opportunities for achieving significant savings throughout the grouting process. […]

  • 4 June 2013

    The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center, in partnership with the City of New Bedford, will host an informational meeting regarding the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal. Once constructed, the New Bedford Marine Commerce Terminal will be the first facility in the nation designed to support the construction, assembly, and deployment of offshore wind projects. The terminal […]

  • 21 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Building on high levels of activity and recent investment, Lerwick Harbour is positioned for another busy year and continuing development of infrastructure to meet users’ future requirements. In his foreword to Lerwick Port Authority’s newly-published Strategy and Business Plan 2013, Chairman Harry Jamieson, notes that the harbour “is set up well for the future following […]

  • 6 May 2013
    Ports & Logistics

    A renewables jobs boom could come to the Highlands of Scotland if plans to turn a former oil fabrication yard into a manufacturing ‘super-hub’ for offshore wind get the go ahead. The Port of Ardersier has submitted plans to Highland Council, Marine Scotland and Transport Scotland for the consents needed to make the site a […]