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  • 24 March 2015
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Albwardy Marine Engineering/Damen Shipyards Sharjah has been certified by Lloyds Register Quality Assurance for aligning its safety and environment management system with internationally recognized standards. (ISO 14001:2004 AND OHSAS 18001:2007) A Lloyd’s audit team extensively audited the yards management system, implementation and awareness among its employees and other people working at the yards locations in […]

  • 14 May 2012
    R&D

    MBARI engineer Andy Hamilton looks out his office window in Moss Landing and points at the waves crashing on the beach below. “Pretty impressive, aren’t they? You’d think there’d be a way to make use of all that energy.” Since 2009, Hamilton has led a team of engineers trying to do just that. Their goal […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Oceanteam ASA and KCI the Engineers have signed a long-term representing and consultancy agreement with OFFCO (Offshore Cooperation) for projects relating to offshore wind installations and cable lay operations in China. According to the agreement, Oceanteam Solutions will provide marine equipment and KCI will provide engineering services for potential projects. “Through Oceanteam’s close co-operation with subsidiary KCI, we can provide OFFCO […]

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Global Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS), a Germany-based shipbroker for offshore tonnage in renewable energy, has opened an office in Atlanta, Georgia, the U.S. 

  • 5 January 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    During high waves, storm and hail, André Carstens goes out to sea to maintain offshore wind plants. Maintenance requires courage, experience and technical know-how. Acrophobia and seasickness have no place there. “This is not a job for sissies. It is a hard job,” Carstens emphasized. Check out this video for better insight in offshore wind maintenance: […]

  • 11 April 2012

    Finance Secretary John Swinney outlined the range of new business incentives that are available to encourage private investment in Scotland’s four new Enterprise Areas, during a visit to the Port of Dundee this morning. Incentives and actions to stimulate investment include: business rate discounts worth up to £275,000 per business or enhanced capital allowances; new […]

  • 19 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    – Ebitda rose 25.3% and net earnings by 25.2% due to diversification and solid assets   – Ebitda rose 19.4% driven by an increased contribution from wind, higher production and capacity, as well as greater efficiency, offsetting the negative impact of gas   – Installed capacity exceeded 12,000 MW while operating capacity stood at 11,434 […]

  • 11 November 2016

    Since the last time we looked at the status of Germany’s offshore wind industry only two years ago in July 2014, the number of operational offshore wind turbines has jumped from just 141 capable of producing 616MW to 835 grid connected turbines capable of 3,552MW in July 2016 and another 54 installed turbines not yet […]

  • 14 September 2015

    With a reserved maximum of €18bn for offshore wind development the Dutch Government’s ‘Energie Akkoord’ outlines the instructions and deadlines for the future of this industry in the Netherlands. In the same agreement it states that a cost reduction of 40% should be achieved. Included in this is Operation & Maintenance (O&M) which takes up […]

  • 5 January 2012

    In recent times, the attention of project developers, policy makers and energy regulators has started shifting towards the construction of (transnational) large scale far offshore wind farms. This is due to their advantages over conventional energy production facilities, being larger in scale, inducing economies of scale; offering less nuisance related to visual or noise pollution […]

  • 6 August 2013

    Today just over 6GW of offshore wind generation capacity is inst alled world wide, with an equal amount in development or under construction. While the top offshore wind markets are still found in Europe, representing more than 90% of the current installed capacity, a number of Asian countries including China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and India, have ambitious plans, some of […]

  • 13 February 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore’s jack-up Innovation has installed 18 out of 94 monopile foundations on the 752MW Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Innovation is loading the monopiles and the transition pieces at Sif’s facility on Maasvlakte 2 in Rotterdam and installing them at the site some 22 kilometres off the coast of […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s jack-up Aeolus has sailed away from the Port of Rotterdam with the first load of monopiles for the 731.5MW Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm. Aeolus arrived at the Sif terminal on Maasvlakte 2 to load the first monopiles last week. Located some 22 kilometres off the coast of Zeeland, Borssele III & IV […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The self-propelled jack-up Seajacks Zaratan is on its way to Vlissingen in the Netherlands to undergo mobilisation in preparation for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. Seajacks Zaratan will install all 20 Siemens Gamesa SWT-6.0-154 wind turbines on the 120MW wind farm in the Taiwan Strait. This is the first renewables contract for […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Ørsted and the shipping companies Cassen-Tours and Adler-Schiffe are organising offshore wind tours in the German North Sea this month. The catamaran MS Adler Cat will set off from the Nordeney Island to the Gode Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farm on 12 and 26 May. The guests from the mainland will be transported […]

  • 5 March 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The Seafox 5 jack-up rig has installed the tower and the nacelle of the first GE Haliade 6MW wind turbine on the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 20 July 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The first MHI Vestas 8.3MW wind turbine has been installed on Vattenfall’s 406.7MW Horns Rev 3 wind farm in the Danish North Sea.

  • 9 January 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    GeoSea’s heavy-lift jack-up Innovation installed the 49th and final monopile on Vattenfall’s Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea just after the New Year. 

  • 13 November 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Components for the first Siemens 7MW wind turbine to be installed at Nissum Bredning are expected to sail out of the Port of Esbjerg late tonight, 13 November, onboard the Osprey Valiant barge. 

  • 29 July 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has shared several photos of the first four of 32 nacelles for DONG Energy’s 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm arriving at the company’s pre-assembly site in the Belfast Harbour, Northern Ireland. The first four 390-tonne nacelles arrived to Belfast last night onboard Meriaura’s multipurpose deck cargo carrier Aura. Work at MHI Vestas’ pre-assembly […]

  • 3 July 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    An excavator stranded while working on the Rampion offshore wind project in Sussex has been lifted and brought to dry land.

  • 12 June 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul has installed all ten gravity base foundations at the Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm off Pori, Finland, Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy, the developer of the 40MW project, told Offshore WIND.

  • 5 June 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Emden-based EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) has won a contract to support maritime coordination during the construction phase of the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea.

  • 9 June 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Eneco announced this morning that the last wind turbine had been installed at its Luchterduinen offshore wind farm.  Van Oord’s Aeolus finished installing the 43rd turbine around 3 am this morning, only 2 months after the first one was erected at the offshore wind site located 23 kilometers off the coast of Noordwijk and Zandvoort. Comprising 43 Vestas’ V112-3.0 […]

  • 8 June 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Work on Kentish Flats Extension is at full power both offshore and onshore, accompanied with good weather conditions, Vattenfall reported. The INSTALLER is deploying pre-lay mattresses for cable crossing protection and the NOSTAG has already installed three inter-array cables. Work will start next week on installation of the export cable into previously installed duct work […]

  • 17 December 2014
    Environment, Grid Connection, Vessels

    Fundy Ocean Research Center for Energy, FORCE, held a meeting yesterday in Truro where they met local fishermen. Besides upcoming activities, the main topic of this event was the proposed safety zone around recently laid cables in Minas Passage that sparked discussion with lobster fishermen in this area, according to Truro Daily News portal. They […]