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  • 16 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Adwen GmbH will shut down the production and repair plant in Bremerhaven and close the sites in Bremen and Emden, with the service operation in Bremerhaven remaining in place.

  • 21 January 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has decided to make Urk a base port for the management of Westermeerwind nearshore wind farm construction. The company has already installed temporary offices, installed cranes and built a storage area in the harbour, according to the Dutch media. Urk port will be used primarily to transport people and smaller parts to the construction […]

  • 12 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Head-high waves, harsh wind and teetering wind turbines – the maintenance of offshore wind plants involves many risks. Siemens brings the second part of “No Job for Wimps” series, in which service technician André Carstens takes us on the high seas to show how you prepare for critical situations. Enjoy the video. First part: VIDEO: Behind […]

  • 5 October 2017
    Ports & Logistics

    The French port of Brest has started upgrading its quay areas to enable accommodating the offshore renewables industry.

  • 17 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Port of Cherbourg is getting ready for the first French offshore wind farms, with 44ha of port land alongside a heavy-load quay with a bearing capacity of 15t/m2 already available for the marine renewable energies sector.  The new heavy-load quay has been in service since March 2015. With the ongoing extension works undertaken by Ports of […]

  • 14 September 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Work will begin this week at the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm, in readiness for the first foundation installation in January. This will include clearing boulders on the seabed along the cable route and around each of the 116 foundation positions to allow safe and effective installation. Chris Tomlinson, E.ON Development Manager for the Rampion Offshore […]

  • 21 September 2015
    Training & Education

    The Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay (TLSB) team has produced two posters to help Key Stage 2 teachers explore the subjects of renewable energy and tidal lagoons when teaching their students about topics such as ‘coasts’ and ‘energy’. The climate change poster explores the topics of climate change and greenhouse gases, the impact that they have […]

  • 19 May 2014

    On Saturday, 17 May 2014, A2SEA’s new purpose built installation vessel Sea Challenger arrived in the Port of Esbjerg. The vessel will now mobilise for its first project, DONG Energy’s Westermost Rough in the UK. Sea Challenger is a sister vessel to Sea Installer, which entered into A2SEA’s fleet in December 2012 and went directly […]

  • 11 July 2016

    GE reported today that the manufacturing of the first commercial series of Haliade™ nacelles is soon to be completed at its offshore wind turbine plant in Saint-Nazaire, France, with the nacelles scheduled to begin their voyage to the U.S. in mid-July. The five 370-tonne nacelles will equip the Block Island offshore wind farm, the first of its kind in […]

  • 28 September 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Esvagt has been looking into finding an optimal Service Operations Vessel (SOV) solution for future offshore wind farms, which will also enable the company to tender for servicing tasks with a far more documented and substantiated basis.

  • 2 August 2012

    Now recognised as one of the world’s leading wind developers and Independent Renewable Power Producers (IRPP), wpd group has a staff of about 700 people around the world. Founded in 1996, wpd has been one of the key players in the wind sector right from its very inception, wpd has constructed and financed more than […]

  • 26 August 2012

    The preparations for the German Wind Energy Conference DEWEK 2012 on 7 and 8 November 2012 in Bremen are in full swing. A large number of submitted proposals for papers and posters will guarantee interesting technical/scientific contributions about onshore and offshore wind energy. As always the DEWEK will be accompanied by an exhibition where companies […]

  • 1 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    Under Section 105 to 114 of the UK’s Energy Act 2004, the responsible parties of offshore wind and marine energy installations are required to submit and eventually carry out a decommissioning programme. Accordingly, MeyGen Ltd. has submitted a document that constitutes the MeyGen Tidal Energy Project Phase 1 Decommissioning Programme to the Department of Energy & Climate Change (DECC) for […]

  • 24 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Nantes – Saint-Nazaire Port Authority (Grand Port Maritime (GPM) de Nantes Saint-Nazaire) is eyeing opportunities in the offshore wind industry, which is yet to come to France.  The port authority is looking for contractors to carry out port civil engineering work, aiming to ensure the design and undertaking of work regarding an industrial project creating a platform […]

  • 9 July 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Fabrication has been completed on the operational model of the Subhub at Pentland Precision Engineering, allowing QED Naval to begin the pre-testing setup of the device. The Subhub is a foundation structure for wave and tidal turbines, which commissions, tests, transports, installs, and secures a mini array of wave and tidal turbines to the seabed. […]

  • 30 June 2015

    The conference programme for Ocean Energy Europe 2015 is taking shape with many of the sector’s big names preparing to participate in the event set to take place in Dublin, Ireland in October. Amongst those confirmed are: President of Ocean Energy Europe Rob Stevenson, Scottish Development International’s Head of Ocean Energy, Paul O’Brien, and Simon de Pietro, Managing Director […]

  • 22 July 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Fukushima Offshore Wind Consortium plans to tow the 7 MW wind turbine from Onahama Port to its offshore site on July 31-August 1 and moor it in the following 20 days.  Then, from August 20 to September 30, the developer plans to carry out the laying and burying of riser cable at the Fukushima Experimental Offshore […]

  • 15 July 2016

    Dudgeon offshore wind farm’s substation topside is getting ready to sail, according to Siemens’ social media pages.  The four-deck topside has been built by Sembmarine SLP, and will go through weighing and load out this month before it sails away from the yard  in August. The jacket for the substation was also built by Sembmarine and loaded onto […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Environment, R&D

    Natural Resources Wales (NRW) has selected ABPmer to provide guidance on marine and coastal physical processes Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) baseline survey and post-consent monitoring requirements for major marine development projects relevant to Welsh waters.

  • 8 November 2019
    Authorities

    The Polish Ministry of Energy has prepared a draft bill supporting the development of offshore wind energy. According to the Polish Ministry of Energy, the draft is now set for further legislative work by the government followed by the public consultations phase. The ministry said it began working on developing a dedicated act that supports […]

  • 26 September 2012
    Authorities, R&D

    Virginia Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy is proposing two initiatives on the state’s path to offshore wind development. A survey of the seabed is proposed to assess its suitability for installing the wind turbine foundations, while the other initiative proposes building platforms along the edges of the commercial lease area, writes the San Francisco […]

  • 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.

  • 4 April 2019
    Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Pondera Consult has won a contract to carry out an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for lots VI and VII in the Hollandse Kust (west) offshore wind energy area in the Dutch North Sea. Pondera will manage the environmental impact assessment, the appropriate assessment, and the assessment for the protection of species in the context of […]

  • 6 June 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Triton Knoll Offshore Windfarm Ltd has applied to the UK’s Marine Management Organisation for a marine licence to undertake boulder clearance and seabed preparation works within the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm array zone.

  • 2 August 2010
    R&D

    Even though 2.1 GW of offshore wind power has already been installed in European water with a further 1.5 expected to be constructed by the end of the year [2010], reaching targets of 40-50GW by 2020 will be a struggle and will require a significant increase in developments costing roughly £550 billion There are huge […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Norway’s Statkraft has started preparations for the divestment of its offshore wind assets which include the company’s shares in the operational Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm, as well as the Dudgeon and the Dogger Bank projects in the UK. A divestment of all shares in Sheringham Shoal requires Statkraft to transfer its operatorship. Statkraft and Statoil already signed a […]