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  • 30 September 2013
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Following successful installation of the large diameter piles, another significant milestone has taken place at the Samsung Offshore Wind Turbine project. Over the last week the steel jacket was lowered into place and the Transition Piece (TP) installed. Both the jacket and TP were fabricated in Glasgow and loaded unto separate barges prior to sea […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Scottish Enterprise has awarded Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) £6.04million POWERS funding to support the development of its latest 7MW Offshore Wind Turbine prototype at the Energy Park in Fife. This award will support an intended total investment of £100 million in Scotland, which SHI announced last year, to launch a successful test demonstration project followed […]

  • 1 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) has officially announced that it will merge with Samsung Engineering Co., Ltd, the first and largest engineering company in Korea. The merger between Samsung Heavy Industries and Samsung Engineering was decided during their board of directors meeting on September 1 to create a “world-class total solution provider for shipbuilding and onshore […]

  • 25 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    South Korean company Samsung Heavy Industries has denied recent reports that it is halting its offshore wind activities. Spokesperson said: “It is not true that we are pulling back from the offshore wind industry. “We will keep working to secure a high performance prototype and focus on developing new technology. We have made rapid progress […]

  • 26 July 2012

    Samsung Heavy Industries announced on the 25th that it had successfully built Pacific Orca, the world’s largest wind farm installation vessel (WIV), and delivered it to SPO (Swire Pacific Offshore), a Singapore-based shipper. The wind farm installation vessel is a new special vessel for which demand is expected to grow as the focus of the […]

  • 31 January 2012

    First Minister Alex Salmond today welcomed the news that Korean giant Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) is to base its first European offshore wind project in Fife in an inward venture worth up to £100m that is expected to create more than 500 new jobs in Scotland. The announcement came at the Scottish Offshore Wind and […]

  • 2 July 2015
    R&D, Technology

    The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult is currently in discussions with Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) about potentially acquiring the 7MW offshore wind turbine at Methil for research purposes. Upon completion of the agreement, the Methil turbine would become the world’s most advanced, open access, offshore wind turbine dedicated to research. It would provide UK industry […]

  • 23 August 2013

     Samsung’s prototype 7MW offshore wind turbine was this week delivered to the National Renewable Energy Centre’s (Narec) new test facilities in Blyth, Northumberland, signalling the next step in the evolution of the mega-sized technology that will be used in the Round 3 offshore wind zones. Initially, Samsung’s nacelle will be used to commission Narec’s £47 […]

  • 7 September 2014

    DolWin Beta Becomes Resident of North Sea (Gallery) DolWin beta, the offshore HVDC platform that will connect three offshore wind farms in the German part of the North Sea, is now anchored and ballasted to the seabed, Aibel has announced on its social media pages. Greater Gabbard OWF’s Cabling Infrastructure Worries Local Fishermen The developers […]

  • 22 February 2011

    The Swire Blue Ocean parent company, Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd., recently placed an order with Korea’s Samsung Heavy … (marinelog) [mappress] Source: marinelog, February 22, 2011

  • 22 November 2010

    Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) received a Type Certificate from GL Renewables Cerification (GL) for their wind turbine SHI 2.5 MW, load class IEC 2A. Based in Geoje, South Korea, SHI is one of the world’s largest shipbuilders, a global leader in turnkey power plants and offshore projects, and also a global supplier in the wind […]

  • 11 October 2010
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Samsung Heavy Industries Co., South Korea’s third-largest shipbuilder, said Thursday that it has obtained two orders worth a combined US$800…   (tradingmarkets) [mappress] Source: tradingmarkets,October 11, 2010;

  • 1 September 2013

    VIDEO: DolWin Alpha Installation  The DolWin alpha converter platform has been installed in the North Sea. Siemens Successfully Installs HelWin1 Platform (Germany)   Siemens has installed the HelWin1 offshore platform in the North Sea, marking the successful completion of a significant stage in German grid connection projects. UK: Samsung’s 7MW Offshore Wind Turbine Reaches NAREC’s […]

  • 19 June 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) will test the drive train for their seven megawatt (MW) offshore wind turbine at the National Renewable Energy Centre (Narec) in Northumberland, this summer.  Andrew Mill, Chief Executive at Narec, said: “This is fantastic recognition for the team involved in getting the first independent test facility of this scale ready for […]

  • 1 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Korean engineering giant, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) after deciding to base its first offshore wind project at Methil in Fife, might increase its presence in Europe if it decides to open a research and development centre in Glasgow, The Herald Scotland informed. Namely, SHI confirmed to Nick Clegg that it was “actively considering” this step, […]

  • 19 October 2012

    ABB, the leading power and automation technology group, recently delivered four Azipod C propulsion systems for the Blue Ocean II Wind Turbine Installation Vessel built by Samsung Shipyard in Korea. This is a repeat order from Samsung Shipyard, following a similar scope for the first Blue Ocean Wind Turbine Installation Vessel delivered in September, 2011. […]

  • 6 October 2013

    Alstom’s 6 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Loaded at Ostend, Belgium  The various components of Alstom’s 6MW offshore wind turbine, currently one of the most powerful on the market, are in the process of being loaded onto the liftboat or self-elevating wind turbine installation and crane unit, “Bold Tern”,  in the port of Ostend, Belgium. Samsung’s […]

  • 28 February 2012

    The UK government has awarded £1.2m to David Brown Gear Systems to assist in developing a 7MW offshore wind turbine gearbox, reports Department of Energy and Climate Change. As part of this project, the company will use its latest technology for Samsung’s new turbine, which is scheduled to be tested in Scotland by the end […]

  • 15 January 2013

    Korean industrial giant, Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), has announced that it is to base its UK offshore wind project at Fife Renewables Innovation Centre (FRIC) at Energy Park Fife, Methil. Announcing the news, Chan Hee Son, UK Project Manager of Samsung Heavy Industries said: “Samsung is very pleased to be part of the Fife Renewables […]

  • 3 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    Steel fabricator Steel Engineering, headquartered in the west of Scotland, has clasped a deal from Korean group Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) to produce offshore jackets and ensure steelwork for a wind turbine generator system under development at the Energy Park at Methil, Fife, the Scotsman informs. In addition, the deal purports provision of post-delivery on-site […]

  • 29 June 2014

    Bard Offshore 1 Wind Farm Remains Out of Operation  Bard Offshore 1, a 400 MW German offshore wind farm, will not be operational until further notice. VIDEO: Aeolus at Eneco Luchterduinen Wind Farm (Animation)  German-built vessel, Aeolus will be christened tomorrow in Rotterdam. Samsung Keeps Offshore Wind Activities  South Korean company Samsung Heavy Industries has […]

  • 30 April 2012

    RenewableUK, the trade and professional body representing the wind, wave and tidal energy industries, has signed an unprecedented Memorandum of Understanding with the Korean Wind Energy Association. At a signing ceremony in London, the two associations committed to an agreement to work together to increase trade by “pursuing mutually beneficial business opportunities”. RenewableUK and the […]

  • 9 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    Swire Blue Ocean’s parent company, Swire Pacific Offshore Operations (Pte) Ltd., is pleased to announce that it has executed its option with Samsung Heavy Industries (Samsung) in Korea to build a second Windfarm Installation Vessel. The new vessel, Pacific Osprey, will be the same specification as Pacific Orca, currently under construction at Samsung and delivering […]

  • 16 February 2016

    Spanish company Offshoretronic has informed that it designed the first wind farm installation vessel (WTIV) concept based on the conversion of the Samsung 10.000 DP Deepwater Drillship. According to the company, the newly designed vessel, named Sustainable Installer I, and installation method will have a 30% faster installation time compared to the older wind turbine installation jack-up vessels. The Sustainable […]

  • 21 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    Members of the Levenmouth Area Committee paid a visit to Samsung Heavy Industries at Methil’s Energy Park Fife this week to find out about progress on the world’s largest and most powerful turbine. Last week the tower and nacelle of the turbine were erected and this week work began on installing the blades. It is […]

  • 1 February 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment

    RenewableUK, the renewable energy trade association, is highlighting a raft of job announcements in the wind industry in January, bucking the national trend. On 31st January, Samsung announced a £100 million project in Scotland to develop its new 7 megawatt offshore turbine at Fife Energy Park, which will employ up to 500 people. It’s the […]