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Now more than ever offshore wind is showing true global potential. Join the celebratory tenth edition of the Offshore Wind Conference on 7 and 8 October in Amsterdam to discover how offshore wind is powering the energy transition. We can already share a look at the Offshore Wind Conference programme with you. Tickets will be […]
The US Department of Energy has announced up to USD 28 million in funding for a new Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy (ARPA-E) programme to develop new technologies for floating offshore wind turbines using the discipline of control co-design (CCD). Floating wind turbines are currently designed to be large and heavy to replicate more familiar onshore wind […]
Offshore WIND and its mother company Navingo BV are proud to present the programme outline for the Offshore Wind Event (previously known as Offshore WIND Conference), taking place on 22 and 23 October 2018 in Amsterdam.
On 26 June, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Committee on Natural Resources will hold a legislative hearing on a bill that would amend the Outer Continental Shelf Lands Act to provide for a leasing programme for offshore renewable energy.
Polish offshore wind foundations manufacturer ST3 Offshore has withdrawn the bankruptcy petition after receiving positive feedback from a District Court on its application to open restructuring proceedings.
Poland’s Foundation for Sustainable Energy (FNEZ) has, in cooperation with entities from the maritime industry, offshore energy, wind energy, steel industry and manufacturers of offshore constructions, ships, and cables, established a Memorandum of the Polish Offshore Energy Sector (PPPEM).
The 8th annual Offshore WIND Conference (OWC) on 9 and 10 October 2017, part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference, will focus on the opportunities for the offshore wind sector for the short-, medium- and long-term.
The Taiwanese Metal Industries Research & Development Center (MIRDC) has completed the 3-year training project with TÜV SÜD and is now accredited to carry out measurements related to their wind turbines.
The Scottish Government has invested a further GBP 1.5 million in the Carbon Trust’s collaborative research, development and demonstration (RD&D) programme – the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA).
Professor Deborah Greaves, Head of the School of Engineering and Director of the COAST (Coastal, Ocean and Sediment Transport) Laboratory at the University of Plymouth, has been selected to kick start the ORE Supergen programme.
The Offshore WIND Conference 2017 programme has been announced in further detail. As well as the very first speakers from Siemens, Falck, TNO, and the Ministry of Infrastructure and the Environment.
Denmark’s Esvagt has implemented the MAINTSYS O&M simulation programme from Shoreline in an effort to optimise operations of existing offshore wind farms and offer more precise calculations for new projects.
Aberdeen Science Centre (ASC) and Vattenfall have joined forces to roll out an educational project for people across the UK’s North East who are interested in learning more about offshore wind energy. ASC and Vattenfall, the company behind the 92.4MW European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), have developed a series of public events and outreach activities themed around offshore […]
ALE has transported a 75m long Siemens wind turbine blade, which is now installed across the Queen Victoria Square as part of the Hull UK City of Culture programme. The company transported the wind blade on SPMTs and bolsters from Siemens’ production facility, 5.6 kilometres away, through winding city streets to Queen Victoria Square. Once in […]
Sixteen shortlisted candidates for a EUR 3 million scientific research programme to understand the environmental impacts of offshore wind at Vattenfall’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen, Scotland, have submitted their final bids. The shortlisted projects span topics from analysis of distribution and movement of different bird, mammal and fish species, to looking at the […]
Swedish energy company Vattenfall has shortlisted 16 projects for a EUR 3 million scientific research programme at the company’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay, Scotland, to understand the impacts of offshore wind on the environment. The shortlisted projects span topics from analysis of distribution and movement of different bird, mammal and fish species, to […]
OrbisEnergy will soon announce the first awardees of the GBP 6 million SCORE fund, launched by OrbisEnergy in July, dedicated to companies developing innovations for offshore renewables. Johnathan Reynolds, of Nautilus Associates, said: “We have had far more early applications in this programme than the previous one. The first grant panels have met and we are about to […]
Swedish energy company Vattenfall has invited applications for funding under a EUR 3 million scientific research programme at the company’s European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay, Scotland, to understand the impacts of offshore wind on the environment. A scientific panel has been assembled to advise on the allocation of the funding to study the environment around […]
Seacat Services has invested in training opportunities that will provide an entry point for young UK seafarers into the offshore wind sector. The company has announced a considerable investment in its Maritime Apprenticeship scheme, and has committed to creating further training opportunities with the launch of dedicated Traineeship and Cadetship programmes. The inaugural Seacat Services Maritime Apprenticeship scheme […]
The RFA and IMarEST launched the new maritime professional development programme at the ‘London International Shipping Week’ event yesterday. As President of IMarEST, Martin Murphy from Tidal Energy Ltd, the company behind the DeltaStream tidal energy device, introduced the programme by saying: “Professional development for seafarers – and qualifications such as becoming Incorporated or Chartered – are becoming increasingly […]
The Humber Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP) is offering a “win-win” for businesses and graduates based in the Humber area, which covers North Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire, East Riding of Yorkshire and Hull City Councils. The Graduate Advancement Programme is encouraging local businesses to create a 12- week internship opportunity for a graduate who is unemployed […]
Jointly funded by The Crown Estate, Marine Scotland and Welsh Government, the Offshore Renewables Joint Industry Programme (ORJIP) is inviting tenders for consultancy services. Namely, The Crown Estate, on behalf of the funding partners, is running a procurement process to appoint a secretariat for the pilot phase of the Programme. The role of the Secretariat […]
Moventas has cleared the corporate restructuring programme it entered in 2011. The Santasalo Moventas Group has simultaneously been divided in two, where Moventas and the industrial gear manufacturer Santasalo will both be better equipped to focus on their industry-specific businesses. Moventas Gears Oy, owned by the industrial group Clyde Blowers, has completed the corporate restructuring […]
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 […]
Following the launch of the global Lidar Research Programme earlier this year, the first award has been granted to novel floating mast provider, FloatMast®, in association with leading research institute CRES. The project will see a ZephIR 300 wind lidar deployed on the FloatMast platform to gather finance-grade wind data enhanced with a short mast […]
At the end of August 2014, DHTC in Den Helder brought into use a brand new helicopter simulator, the SEFtec Configurable HUET. The new facility will be used to provide compulsory HUET training programmes for people who are transported to and from offshore installations by helicopter. As the simulator used for these training courses is […]