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  • 23 January 2014
    R&D, Technology

    At an exclusive event in London on 20th January 2014, DNV GL presented the outcomes of the Energy Technologies Institute’s (ETI) groundbreaking £8m PerAWaT wave and tidal energy project. Led by DNV GL, the PerAWaT consortium started with the underlying physical principles and built up a comprehensive description of the behaviour of individual wave and […]

  • 4 November 2011

    Mike Caraher is a surveyor with 13 years experience, latterly working at director level in the offshore and coastal surveying environment. Mike has enjoyed a long-standing relationship with Osiris Projects, originally working with them on a variety of coastal survey projects as a specialist sub-contractor. Osiris projects welcomed Mike into the company as Project Manager. […]

  • 15 August 2012

    Osiris Hydrographic & Geophysical Projects Ltd (Osiris Projects) announced that Michael Slater has joined their team as Project Manager. Mick previously spent 4 years with South West Surveys (UK) Ltd. based in Exeter, and prior to that was an officer in Hydrographic Survey with the Royal Navy for 34 years attaining the rank of Warrant […]

  • 18 February 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    Deepwater Wind Rhode Island has hired David Muse as the company’s project director, where he will oversee the planning, logistics, procurement and management of the assembly and construction of the company’s planned offshore wind farms. Muse, a registered professional engineer in Texas, has more than three decades’ of experience in the oil, gas and coal […]

  • 4 June 2015

    Approximately 5 million tonnes of rock will be used in the construction of the Swansea Bay’s tidal lagoon. No decisions have been taken on the source of rock supply and the responsibility to source this rock and transport it to the site will sit with China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd (CHEC), said Keith Clarke, Non-Executive Chairman of […]

  • 2 April 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    NaiKun Wind submitted a proposal to BC Hydro in November 2008 for a 396MW offshore wind energy project to be built in the Haida Energy Field   [mappress] Source: marketwire, April 01, 2010;

  • 24 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

    The offshore wind industry cannot operate a zero-subsidy project in the same way as an EUR 100 per megawatt-hour wind farm, according to Clym Stock-Williams, Wind Energy Consultant at TNO.

  • 8 June 2010

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd returns to Seawork this year with a considerable presence in three new catamarans afloat on the pontoons… [mappress] Source: seawork, June 07, 2010;

  • 4 June 2013

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announced that it has placed orders for four of the 10 key project elements for the Perth Wave Energy Project. The placing of these four orders represents another significant step forward in the delivery of the Perth Wave Energy Project (PWEP). The suppliers have been carefully selected after […]

  • 30 October 2015

    Vattenfall is seeking specialists for quality control and site representation for the Sandbank offshore wind farm construction. According to the developer, the contract shall comprise pre-assembly, installation and commissioning phase. The Port of Esbjerg will serve as the pre-assembly site while the wind turbines will be installed 90 kilometres off the coast of Sylt in […]

  • 9 October 2014
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola, via its engineering and construction subsidiary, the Scottish University of Strathclyde and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have started work on the TLPWIND project, an R&D initiative with a focus on the offshore wind power sector and a budget allocation in excess of €1 million. The goal of this project backed by innovation […]

  • 11 July 2019
    R&D

    A project to create a network of excellence that will dynamize a pool of specialized research professionals and trainees in support of emerging offshore wind industry in Portugal has secured funding under the EU Horizon 2020 Framework Programme. The TWIND project is coordinated by the Portugal-based WavEC Offshore Renewables and gathers three other internationally recognized research […]

  • 26 March 2019
    Authorities, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has approved project construction of the Icebreaker offshore wind farm in Lake Erie, Ohio. USACE, the body administering and enforcing provisions of the Rivers and Harbors Act and the Clean Water Act, reviewed Icebreaker for more than two years. The permit follows last year’s decision from Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    One of the Dutch offshore wind farms, Eneco Luchterduinen is taking shape, according to Eneco. Van Oord’s jack-up vessel Aeolus installed a total of 16 foundations by 8 September. Eneco added that they faced windy weather at the beginning of August, “but the last few weeks are very good. We had some minor starting problems […]

  • 25 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Ørsted’s construction projects are all progressing according to plans, the offshore wind developer reported on 25 March, referring to the current situation with the world fighting the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • 4 December 2017
    Business & Finance, Environment, Wind Farm Update

    Energy Management Inc. has abandoned the development of the 468MW Cape Wind offshore wind farm and notified the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) that it terminated the development lease, Bloomberg reports.

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    UK-based Intertek has been appointed by FAB Link Ltd. to provide marine environmental and planning support for the France-Alderney-Britain (FAB) Project, a proposed electrical interconnector situated underwater between France and Great Britain via the island of Alderney. Intertek will be responsible for coordinating pre-application consultation, consent applications and consent compliance activities for FAB Link’s offshore […]

  • 29 April 2014
    R&D

    The Marine Energy Research Innovation and Knowledge Accelerator (MERIKA) Project was officially launched by the Project Manager Damian Collins last night at the EIMR conference in Stornoway on the Isle of Lewis. MERIKA is an ambitious initiative by University of the Highlands and the Islands (UHI), located in Scotland and the UK’s outermost region. The […]

  • 3 March 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Technology

    Akuo Energy, the French independent renewable energy power producer, Bell Pirie Power Corp. and PNOC RC have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of a next- generation renewable marine energy project. This cooperation agreement was signed during a luncheon organised by the Makati Business Club at the Fairmont Hotel, during which French […]

  • 26 March 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    ITPEnergised will support Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) on the Erebus 96 MW floating wind project in the Celtic Sea, the UK-based consultancy company informed via social media on 25 March.

  • 6 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Hanseatic Power Cert (HPC) has awarded the Merkur offshore wind farm in Germany with a project certificate. Arjen Schampers, the managing director of Merkur Offshore GmbH, the developer of the project, took over the certificate on 2 September. To remind, GE Renewable Energy completed the handover of the 66 GE Haliade 150-6MW turbines at the Merkur project at the […]

  • 15 October 2015

    A cooperative of the Bremen based Maritime Offshore Group GmbH, the steel construction company Conferdo GmbH & Co. KG, the Technical University of Middle Hessen and the Franzius-Institute for Hydraulic and Coastal Engineering at the Hanover University has begun with the development project for a new offshore foundation, the TEXBASE. The project will be finished in mid-2017. […]

  • 10 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) is recruiting two new posts as part of a restructure to ensure that its marine energy test facilities can continue to respond to the wave and tidal industry’s changing landscape and market demands. “These new roles are critical to the development of EMEC over the coming years,” said Neil […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Technology

    The steel structures that make up the bioWAVE 250kW pilot unit have been fabricated and are currently undergoing machining, painting, and assembly. The complete bioWAVE, with integrated O-Drive, will undergo onshore tests and commissioning in the coming months, before being transported to the ocean site near Port Fairy in Victoria, Australia, for deployment. The 250kW bioWAVE pilot […]

  • 21 December 2012

    Development of a wave energy project at Siadar (Shader) on Isle of Lewis, which was planned jointly between RWE npower renewables and Voith Hydro Wavegen, has been cancelled. This happened because of lack of funding and uncertainty surrounding the subsea cable across the Minch, the Stornoway Gazette news site informs. The 20MW project was planned […]

  • 23 August 2018
    Vessels

    Norwegian shipowner Ocean Yield has entered a contract for extension of the charter for its cable lay vessel Connector, working at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm site in the UK.