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  • 28 April 2016
    R&D, Technology

    BladeMaker, a manufacturing centre set up to advance rotor blade production, was inaugurated yesterday in Bremerhaven. The Fraunhofer IWES, together with 15 partners, has coordinated the development of the new blade manufacturing centre. Scientists, rotor blade and component manufacturers, providers of production controls, and material suppliers have been working together on the concept and process development for […]

  • 7 March 2011

    Power conversion specialist Converteam has announced that it has been selected to supply major elements of electrical equipment for a 1MW tidal turbine known as HS1000. The contract awarded by Hammerfest Strøm UK Ltd includes the subsea generator and the shore based systems including a power converter, transformers and switchgear. The turbine will be deployed […]

  • 27 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    British company Sure Wind Marine Ltd. has taken delivery of its second Damen Twin Axe Fast Crew Supplier – the Sure Swift – in a little over a month after the first joined the company’s fleet. Established in 2009, Sure Wind is a specialist in the German offshore wind market and now has 10 dedicated […]

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

    The Belgian consortium behind Rentel NV has officially signed a contract with Siemens for the supply and the 17-year servicing and maintenance of 42 7MW offshore wind turbines. The signing of the contract follows the announcement made in October 2015 that Rentel chose Siemens as the preferred turbine supplier for the 309MW Rentel offshore wind farm in the Belgian North […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    SSE has begun assessing the Wicklow Port and Arklow Harbour as possible locations for a future onshore service base for the proposed Arklow Bank Wind Park project in Ireland. Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) are assessing the suitability of Wicklow Port and Arklow Harbour for an O&M base, with the study set to be completed in the […]

  • 15 December 2016

    DONG Energy is making a a multi-million pound investment in CS Wind’s new offshore tower manufacturing facility in Campbeltown, Scotland, which will give DONG Energy preferred access rights to towers for its offshore wind farms. The factory will be able to produce at least 50 towers a year and 70 jobs will be safeguarded as a result, […]

  • 2 April 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on for the month of March 2020. Siemens Gamesa 11MW Turbine Prototype Goes Full Tilt Siemens Gamesa’s prototype SG 11.0-193 DD Flex wind turbine has produced 11MW of power, the turbine maker said. ABB Tech for Japanese Wind Turbine Installation Vessel ABB has won a contract to […]

  • 13 September 2013
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection is calling for expression of interest for the supply and installation of the Kriegers Flak subsea cabling. Suppliers of electrical substations, especially direct current systems, and high voltage cables have long delivery times. That is why is out early to ensure deliveries of technical installations, which will form the grid connection for 600 […]

  • 8 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Wave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Limited, announced a capital raising via a Share Purchase Plan (SPP) to raise up to $6 million. The SPP will allow all eligible Carnegie shareholders to purchase between $3,000 and $15,000 worth of shares in Carnegie at 3.2 cents per share. Based on the share price at the close […]

  • 5 November 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on in the month of October 2019. Swedish Armed Forces Shoots Down Vattenfall’s Offshore Wind Farm Project Swedish energy company Vattenfall and its partner Wallenstam have canceled the Taggen offshore wind project in Sweden after the Swedish Armed Forces said no to the […]

  • 9 July 2013

      Britain is not making the most of its opportunity to become the ‘Saudi Arabia of offshore wind’, according to a new report from the think tank IPPR. The report says the British Isles have ideal building conditions, with large areas of seabed in shallow waters, close to shore, but warn that the government is […]

  • 20 November 2015

    During the EWEA 2015 in Paris, Offshore WIND met with Alfredo Parres, Head of Wind Sector Initative at ABB Group, whose main role within ABB is to integrate different wind-related activities under the same umbrella. This in turn is part of an overall strategy aimed at optimal positioning and to grow the company within the wind sector, by […]

  • 1 January 2020

    To remind how the offshore wind industry developed in 2019, the Offshore WIND editorial team compiled a list of the most read articles as chosen by our readers. Jan De Nul Orders Mega Jack-Up Jan De Nul Group has ordered the Voltaire, its third jack-up installation vessel, at COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry in China, in […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    On December 5, Maine Aqua Ventus I GP, LLC filed with the Maine Public Utilities Commission (PUC) and released fully to the public the draft Term Sheet resulting from discussions of its Maine Aqua Ventus I offshore wind proposal with the PUC staff. The Term Sheet is part of the project’s pursuit of a Power […]

  • 3 October 2019

    The Offshore WIND team brings you the top ten most read news in the month of September 2019. Siemens Gamesa Wants a Piece of Senvion German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has entered into an exclusivity agreement with Siemens Gamesa to pursue negotiations for the sale of selected Services and Onshore assets in Europe. UK Offshore […]

  • 13 May 2013

    Key geotechnical feasibility studies on the site of Wikinger offshore wind farm have been successfully concluded, with a total cost of €20 million. The studies comprised a full geological survey of the seabed in an area of some 34 square kilometres. Also, stratigraphic samples of sedimentary and metamorphic rocks were drilled out and seismic surveys […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    New DNV GL guidelines and practices ensure safe connection of offshore wind to the transmission grid using High Voltage DC technology. DNV GL has together with the Swedish Transmission Research Institute (STRI) and ten industry players developed a methodology for technology qualification of offshore High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) technologies through a joint industry project. […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    After consulting with its partners Associated British Ports, Siemens has announced plans to incorporate a leaner, more efficient wind turbine blade manufacturing facility at Green Port Hull, by developing on a single site at Alexandra Dock in Hull. The commitment to create 1,000 direct jobs through the £310 million investment on the Humber is unchanged.  The […]

  • 26 August 2014

    DNV GL (uniting DNV, KEMA, Garrad Hassan and GL Renewables Certification), has together with STRI (the Swedish Transmission Research Institute) and ten industry players developed a methodology for technology qualification of offshore HVDC technologies through a joint industry project. As offshore wind farms are being built farther from the coast and more offshore oil and […]

  • 11 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Scotrenewables Tidal Power, the developer of floating tidal turbines based in Orkney (in Scotland), has awarded a key fabrication contract for the superstructure of the SR2000 tidal turbine to Gray Fabrication based in Cupar, Fife.   The 2MW turbine, the SR2000, will be the culmination of more than 12 years of research, design and testing at increasing scales […]

  • 6 October 2011

      Hamburg-based manufacturer HATLAPA Marine Equipment has purchased a majority shareholding in the Norwegian deck machinery company Triplex AS. In doing so HATLAPA’s traditional product portfolio of compressors, steering gear and winches has now been significantly expanded to include all components of a typical deck machinery package for supply vessels and AHTs. With oil and […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    Leading global offshore wind developer Ørsted is the world’s most sustainable company according to the Global 100 ranking announced by the Toronto-based research firm Corporate Knights. Ørsted has become the first-ever energy company to top Corporate Knights’ list, outperforming more than 7,300 global companies with billion-dollar revenues to rank #1 in the 2020 index. “We’re […]

  • 26 May 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will conditionally supply SG 14-222 Direct Drive offshore wind turbines to the 2,640 MW Dominion Energy Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project. This project will be home to Siemens Gamesa’s latest offshore turbine variant having the capability to produce up to 15 MW with a 222-metre rotor. The exact quantity […]

  • 9 January 2012

    When the Belgian government allocated the zones for offshore wind farms, it heralded an unexpected boost for the sector. Yet success can turn into decline when the concession expires after twenty years of operation. The Brussels government not only made this stipulation but also that the offshore wind farm in question will have to be […]

  • 10 September 2012

    The exhibitors were satisfied, and there were streams of trade visitors from all parts of the world – SMM impressively confirmed its position again, as the number one stimulus event for the maritime industry in 2012. The 25th shipbuilding, machinery & marine technology international trade fair hamburg ended on 7 September, after four days of […]

  • 10 October 2011

      Deepwater Wind this week officially submitted its plan to develop a utility-scale offshore wind farm off the coasts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts, in response to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE)’s Call for Information and Nominations for offshore wind energy projects in the federal […]