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  • 10 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The acquisition of the subsea business of Stork Technical Services in Aberdeen is a logical next step in the realisation of the growth strategy pursued by both companies and re-affirms the commitment of N-Sea to its strategy of becoming a leading Survey and IMR company. The combined businesses will have a strong position in North […]

  • 2 January 2013

    Offshore wind energy is a young, rapidly growing industry in which hundreds of millions of pounds are being invested as the UK seeks to secure its source of renewable energy for future generations. As in all young industries, the challenges are immense, and many companies which have traditionally worked in marine engineering and technology are […]

  • 13 December 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Seacat Services has installed Reygar’s BareFLEET monitoring system across its entire fleet of offshore energy support vessels.

  • 29 November 2012

    The 2012 TOP 100 Independent Innovations of Chinese Enterprises was revealed on Nov. 24, and China Longyuan Power listed on it. Its “Ten Technical Support Systems for Wind Power” won the 2012 Independent Innovation Achievements Award, and Xie Changjun, the president, won the honorary title of “2012 Top Ten Figures for Chinese Enterprises Independent Innovation”. […]

  • 28 June 2012
    Environment

    Fed up with the undue influence of the energy companies, utilities, lobbyists and other interests that are making it impossible for Washington to move forward decisively in achieving America’s clean energy future, the Chesapeake Climate Action Network (CCAN) is joining 35 other citizen organizations with more than 1.1 million combined members are joining forces to […]

  • 4 March 2011
    Authorities

    The wind energy industry in Ontario is pleased with today’s Ontario Divisional Court decision to uphold the current regulations for wind turbine setbacks. The application by Ontario resident Ian Hanna suggested, among other things, that the government did not adhere to their own Statement of Environmental Values (SEV) in developing a setback of 550 metres […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    The scene is set for a highly successful Oceanology International 2012 – over 525 exhibitors from 33 countries in the major exhibition and seven separate one day conferences. Being held 13-15 March at London’s ExCeL, Oceanology International 2012 is the global forum where industry, academia and government share knowledge and connect with the marine technology […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    After the last week’s announcement that Royal Boskalis Westminster reduced its holding in Fugro to 24.9%, the Dutch dredging, maritime and offshore company informed this morning that it further cut its stake in Fugro to 9.38%. Peter Berdowski, CEO Boskalis: “During the presentation of the half year results, we indicated that we would reconsider our position in […]

  • 15 March 2013
    Technology

    Oceanlinx today unveiled the highly optimised blueWAVE design that is a smaller, lighter and a cheaper wave energy solution for deep water applications. Oceanlinx’s continued development and expertise in the wave energy sector has allowed the company to further improve the blueWAVE design to ensure even better performance and also a reduction in overall costs. […]

  • 5 June 2012
    Technology

    Yokogawa Electric Corporation announces that it will release an enhanced version of the STARDOM™ network-based control system on May 31. This enhanced version includes new modules that enable the FCN autonomous controller to communicate directly with facilities and devices that use the PROFIBUS-DP and CANopen industrial communication protocols※. An IT security setting tool is also […]

  • 18 November 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Fraunhofer IWES has successfully finished the validation of their Wind Lidar Buoy which confirms the commercial acceptance of wind data from the on-board ZephIR lidar for use in floating offshore energy assessments, according to the criteria within the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator roadmap for the commercial acceptance of floating lidar technology.  An offshore verification […]

  • 26 November 2010
    Business & Finance

    FoundOcean, the subsea and offshore grouting specialist for the global energy construction industries, is undergoing a major reorganisation at its UK Offshore Service Base in Livingston as it says farewell to one of the longest serving members of the company, Peter Lauder, as he retires after 27 years of service. FoundOcean, the subsea and offshore […]

  • 25 January 2013

    An innovative solution for offshore wind sector, developed by Danish company Universal Foundation, will majorly drive down the costs that developers face when constructing offshore wind farms and will save time of foundations installation. The suction-installed Bucket Foundations, called the “suction bucket”, cost 20% less than standard foundations and will save developers over GBP 5 […]

  • 8 August 2013
    Technology

    Romax Technology’s desire to ‘push the boundaries’ leads to the development of a twin offset gear planet carrier for the wind industry. “The Romax philosophy,” says Romax Technology Founder Dr Poon, “is to look at existing designs and see how we can improve them. As a company, we are constantly looking at conventional practice and […]

  • 14 February 2012
    Authorities

    President Obama’s fiscal year 2013 budget request, announced yesterday, includes $164.1 million to fund the recently established Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), which oversees the environmentally responsible development of vital conventional and renewable energy resources in Federal waters offshore of the United States. FY 2013 funding will be critical to advance key priorities, including […]

  • 5 December 2011

    The international growth in renewable energy, with wind energy at the fore, has required the development of international standards – to build confidence and differentiate between products, ensure safety, and create a global market. The International Electrotechnical Commission Technical Committee (TC 88), which is charged with the preparation of international standards for wind turbines, met […]

  • 8 November 2011

    BTM Consult, a premier forecaster and data source for the international wind industry and part of Navigant’s global Energy practice, announced today that it has released International Wind Energy Development – Supply Chain Assessment 2012-2015. The 200+ page report is the fourth and most comprehensive Supply Chain Assessment report ever from Navigant’s BTM Consult team. […]

  • 26 April 2013

      Actress Kate Walsh, best known for her role as Dr. Addison Montgomery in ABC’s hit television shows “Private Practice” and “Grey’s Anatomy,” is joining Oceana in Washington, D.C. today to lobby members of Congress to pass important legislation that would expand offshore wind development in the United States. Her visit, which coincides with the […]

  • 15 September 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    HUSUM Wind trade fair, where industry businesses and representatives have came together to showcase their innovations and services – onshore and offshore – along the whole supply chain, has officially opened. During the opening ceremony representatives of government, industry and associations emphasised the importance of wind power for the success of the transition to renewable energy […]

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    A group of leading offshore companies, including Bluewater, Damen and Van Oord, have joined together to realize a unique floating tidal energy platform, which will be moored near Texel in the Wadden Sea and generate clean electricity from the tides. The platform is a trial for remote locations worldwide, such as islands in Indonesia, Philippines […]

  • 21 February 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Axis Communications has launched a new range of SAE 316L stainless steel security cameras for offshore wind farm installations. The new Axis Q60-S series can withstand the corrosive effect of sea water and has IP66, IP6K9K, NEMA 4X and MIL-STD-810G 509.5 approvals, ensuring protection against dust, rain, high pressure/steam jet cleaning, snow, ice and salt. […]

  • 9 May 2013

    ZF Services UK will showcase examples from ZF Marine’s range of propulsion products for tugs, wind farm support vessels, fish farm vessels, OSVs, other workboats and patrol craft at Seawork (stand A97). Products featured on the ZF Services UK Ltd stand include the ZF 3060V: 10° V-drive, remote mount marine transmission, suitable for fast patrol […]

  • 12 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment

    On 12 June, EU Environment Ministers will meet in Luxembourg, followed by Energy Ministers on 13 June, to debate on two burning and linked issues ahead of the June European Council later this month: the EU’s energy dependence on Russia and an EU climate and energy framework for 2030 to be agreed in October.  On […]

  • 21 March 2013
    R&D

    Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “HVDC Converting Platforms: The Future Transmission System for Offshore Wind” report to their offering. The rising concern over environmental conditions due to global warming is leading to increased interest in the development of renewable and clean sources of energy. The need for energy security and energy […]

  • 25 August 2015

    Renewable energy support schemes, such as Feed-in Tariffs (FiT), quota obligations, capital grants, and subsidies, will continue to be instrumental in promoting Europe’s renewable energy industry growth by 2020, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report states that of the various support mechanisms in Europe, FiTs have emerged as a particularly […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    With a loan of EUR 74 million a consortium of banks led by KfW IPEX-Bank is supporting the construction of two ultra-modern special transporters to be built at the Flensburg-based FSG shipyard for the Dutch heavy lift shipping company RollDock. KfW IPEX-Bank contributes EUR 37 million to the financing. The Dutch banks ABN AMRO and […]