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  • 14 January 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Veja Mate Offshore Project GmbH has selected fos4X GmbH to provide a rotor blade condition monitoring system on the 402MW Veja Mate wind farm in the German North Sea. The fos4X “retroX” system, consisting of a sensor platform and intelligent software, was installed on strategically selected 10% of the wind farm’s turbines. The system enables […]

  • 12 June 2014

    Latest version of popular laser positioning system, now produced at Renishaw’s UK assembly facility, includes new control software for increased reliability of single-target tracking.  The new Fanbeam laser radar sensor from Renishaw’s Spatial Measurement division provides repetitive, high-accuracy dynamic positioning (DP) to offshore support vessels (OSV) and other marine structures. This next-generation system adds greater […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Arklow Marine Services have recently been awarded a painting,  on the seven offshore wind turbines on Arklow Bank. Arklow Marine Services is Ireland’s leading aluminium and steel  boat builder. The company provides creation of a new vessel or the refurbishing of an existing boat. The company also works on maintenance and repairs on 3.6 MW […]

  • 1 October 2015

    The newest addition to the Dalby fleet, the Dalby Don underwent her sea trials this week. The Dalby Don is the 7th crew transfer vessel from Great Yarmouth builders Alicat Workboats. Colin Palmer, Dalby Offshore CTV Fleet Superintendent, said: “Alicat Workboats have truly pulled out the stops of this fantastic 23m CTV. I have skippered numerous […]

  • 2 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

    Danish-headquartered company Creadis, focused on asset management and operations and maintenance (O&M), has opened its first UK base on the East of England coast, in the in OrbisEnergy building in Lowestoft, to serve the UK offshore wind sector.

  • 21 March 2012

    Otto Marine Limited, a leading offshore marine company which specializes in building complex offshore support vessels, ship chartering and offers specialized offshore services, announces that it has secured a bareboat charter contract from SeaHold GEOSHIPS LIMITED (A UK based. ISO 9001 certified Marine and Subsea services shipping company supporting offshore oil and gas and renewable […]

  • 6 December 2016
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Sea trials have begun on two Falmouth-based pilot vessels which will provide data for the Innovate UK funded MOVE (Monitoring for Operational Vessel Efficiency) project. The MOVE system is deployed on the two pilot vessels, which have been made available by Falmouth Harbour Commissioners. Data will be collected whilst the vessels carry out their daily duties, […]

  • 17 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Based on the outcome of four years of extensive discussions with wind farm developers, operators and maintenance companies, OSD-IMT has developed a range of innovative designs of offshore wind farm service operation vessels (SOV’s). These designs fulfill the operational demands of the wind farm maintenance industry and can also provide logistics support services to transformer […]

  • 20 May 2014
    R&D, Technology

    DNV GL studies suggest there are opportunities for a new generation of autonomous injection systems used to increase the reservoir pressure.  There are clear indications that such a wind-powered water injection system could reduce both CAPEX and OPEX and drive innovation of new technology. It could be installed without costly retro-fittings on the platform, provide […]

  • 10 December 2012

    3sun Group, a specialist provider of products and services to the energy industry, has been awarded a three year contract by wind farm operator Scira Offshore Energy. The contract is effective 1 January 2013 for operational services for Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. 3sun Group specialises in delivering a comprehensive range of products and services […]

  • 13 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    RBS has earned double success as provider of finance for renewable energy projects in the UK and US, firmly establishing its position as a leading provider of products and services to the green energy industry. In the UK RBS has taken first position in the Infrastructure Journal’s league table of UK renewables project finance for […]

  • 17 September 2015

    The first X-STERN™ is currently being mounted on the first of two newbuilds to serve the offshore wind service industry. The vessels will be operated by Windea Offshore. Yno 309 and 310 are scheduled for delivery from Ulstein Verft in 2016 and 2017. In addition to being the first vessels from Ulstein Verft in the […]

  • 12 November 2019

    GE Renewable Energy has posted a video showing the installation time-lapse of the Haliade-X 12MW wind turbine at Maasvlakte, the Port of Rotterdam. The GE Haliade-X 12MW prototype wind turbine produced its first power at the beginning of November. It features three LM Wind Power 107-meter-long blades, currently the world’s largest, which were installed in […]

  • 13 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    James Fisher and Sons plc has purchased assets and intellectual property rights of X-Subsea UK Holdings Limited (X-Subsea) for a total consideration of £14.8m. Headquartered in Aberdeen, X-Subsea went into administration on 27 April 2015 following the collapse of its Norwegian parent company Reef Subsea AS. X-Subsea was an operator of specialised excavation, trenching and dredging equipment, […]

  • 4 May 2015

    X-STERN™ has been nominated as one of the top four candidates for the Next Generation Ship Award. The Next Generation Ship Award recognizes achievements in innovative ship designs. The winner will be announced at the Nor-Shipping Opening Conference in June. The X-STERN, having much of the same characteristics as the X-BOW, can stay in position […]

  • 13 November 2019

    GE Renewable Energy has signed a cooperation agreement with State Power Investment Corp (SPIC) to bring the Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine to China. GE announced in March last year that it will invest more than USD 400 million to develop and deploy Haliade-X 12MW, the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine. The first unit was installed […]

  • 16 October 2019

    The third and final 107m blade has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam and is awaiting to be installed on the prototype GE Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine. To remind, the first blade was installed on the Haliade-X 12MW turbine located at Sif’s Maasvlakte 2 terminal on 14 October, with the second piece following the day […]

  • 17 July 2019
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Visser & Smit Hanab has completed the cable connection which will link the prototype Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine at Maasvlakte 2 in the Port of Rotterdam to the Stedin high-voltage station. The 1.5-kilometre, 66kV connection was tested on 16 and 17 July, after which it was put into operation, Visser & Smit Hanab said. GE Renewable […]

  • 5 June 2018
    R&D, Technology

    A full prototype Haliade-X 12 MW wind turbine will be installed at a yet-to-be-determined site in 2019, GE Renewable Energy said.

  • 14 June 2017

    The Offshore Wind Innovation Exchange (OWiX) has announced the opening of a Call for Ideas for its first four innovation challenges, as identified by key players in the offshore wind industry.

  • 4 January 2016

    The hull of the first X-STERN® vessel arrived at Ulstein Verft on 3 January, 2016. The vessel is one of the two X-STERN® Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) currently being constructed for Bernhard Schulte Offshore in Germany. The hull has been produced at the Crist yard in Poland, and will be completed at Ulstein Verft in Norway, with […]

  • 14 October 2019

    The first blade has been installed on the prototype GE Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine in Maasvlakte, according to the live webcam feed at the Port of Rotterdam. LM Wind Power is producing the 107m blades, the world’s largest, at its plant in Cherbourgh, France. The first piece was rolled out in June. To remind, GE Renewable Energy announced in March last year that […]

  • 13 August 2019

    GE Renewable Energy has sent off the nacelle of the Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine from its production site in Saint-Nazaire, France, to Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The Haliade-X 12MW components will be assembled in Rotterdam-Maasvlakte, after which the turbine will be installed onshore to facilitate access for testing during the initial period of operations. This initial phase is expected […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance

    GE Renewable Energy is holding a series of supply chain engagement events in the UK for its Haliade-X 12MW offshore wind turbine. The events are part of GE’s supply chain plan for the world’s most powerful offshore wind turbine and will welcome potential suppliers that have suitable products or services that could support its production. GE […]

  • 27 July 2010
    R&D, Technology

    British company Wind Power Limited has unveiled the new embodiment of its innovative Aerogenerator project visualised by leading international architects Grimshaw. The Aerogenerator X is twice the power and half the weight of Wind Power’s original Aerogenerator design. The Aerogenerator X is considered one of the only real alternative solutions available to help deliver the […]

  • 16 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Vattenfall and GE Renewable Energy plan to join forces in the deployment of GE’s new wind turbine, the Haliade-X 12 MW, in Europe. With a capacity of 12MW, the Haliade-X is the largest offshore wind turbine on the market to date. Development and production of the new 12MW turbine will mostly take place in France. […]