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  • 1 October 2015
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 22 October 2012
    Technology

    Cobham Technical Services is helping Colorado-based Boulder Wind Power (BWP) accelerate development of a radical new permanent magnet generator through use of advanced electromagnetic design software. Based on a permanent magnet, direct drive design, BWP’s generator uses a unique axial flux, air-core architecture that increases efficiency and reliability, and will ultimately reduce the cost of […]

  • 4 January 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Denmark’s Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program (EUDP) has awarded financial support to the CORTIR project proposed by a partnership of 21 industry companies and 2 universities headed up by Bladena ApS.

  • 11 June 2015

    Power and energy industry group, the Scottish Energy Association® (SEA) has celebrated its official launch at a re-brand event yesterday evening in Glasgow. Taking place at the University of Strathclyde’s newly developed building, the Technology and Innovation Centre, the event marks the reveal of the association’s new identity following months of anticipation within the energy industry. Formerly […]

  • 4 November 2011
    Technology

    Nordic Yards, manufacturer of technologically sophisticated and innovative special ships and maritime structures, brings the HelWin alpha offshore platform to dock at its Wismar yard. The self-erecting transformer platform is being built for Siemens Energy in separate sections at Wismar and Warnemünde. The HelWin alpha is almost identical in design to the BorWin beta offshore […]

  • 5 March 2012

    CTruk Boats has signed a deal to build two 20-tonne payload MPCs for a new company, Offshore Turbine Services. Both vessels will be delivered in the spring of 2012. Offshore Turbine Services will be taking advantage of CTruk Boats’ flexible pod system (patent applied), which was designed specifically to meet the varied needs of wind […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Dalby Offshore and Alicat Workboats have signed a contract for the construction of an Alicat 23m Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV). The Dalby Don, which is set to be delivered in July 2015 is a sister vessel to the Dalby Swale delivered during 2014 that has worked on the Greater Gabbard and London Array Offshore Wind […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Technology

      Cobham Technical Services has been awarded a contract for its powerful Opera electromagnetic design tool by Siemens Wind Power, a leading supplier of wind turbines for onshore, offshore and coastal sites. Fast and accurate electromagnetic simulation helps wind turbine suppliers to make breakthroughs in wind turbine design. The Siemens design team employs the Opera […]

  • 11 December 2012

    Being an experienced all-round naval architect, Vripack designed a 43ft supply vessel together with Ribbon Yachts in the Netherlands. And by looking at the correct proportions between line and surface, one can easily see that the design of the agile and modern Ribbon 45 SC is the foundation for the sturdy Ribbon Offshore. Vripack’s challenge […]

  • 9 July 2013

    Comprised of key marine and nautical feature types from vector charting supplied by official International Hydrographic Organisation (IHO) chart producers, HydroView Now: Features is an ideal complement to the free-to-use HydroView Now: Basemap. Delivered through an authenticated geography mark-up language (GML) web feature service, organisations can utilise the service via an application programming interface (API) […]

  • 22 June 2012

    Subsea Vision has taken delivery of a Saab Seaeye Cougar XT Compact, the low profile powerful ROV specially designed for working in high current areas and where access is restricted. Subsea Vision’s immediate target market for the Cougar XT Compact is the North Sea oil and gas industry. Further applications for the leaner Cougar are […]

  • 29 March 2012

     Offshore Turbine Services Ltd is a new entrant into the rapidly expanding offshore wind turbine support market and having carried out a great deal of research, identified the CTruk Boats’ vessel as a very viable solution to all its needs so have two under construction and they are due to be in service shortly. OTS […]

  • 8 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    Business Plan 2011-2013 focuses on three strategic vectors: a reduction in the Cost of Energy (CoE), growth and improved efficiency. * Steady recovery in the EBIT margin (WTG), to 6%-7% in 2013. * Orders will provide a solid foundation for growth: backlog of 7,500 MW (including framework agreements) and orders of 719 MW through September […]

  • 13 January 2011

    * The University of Zaragoza’s Gamesa Chair will encourage research coordination, training programmes and further study into the design of wind turbines, components and wind farms * Applied innovation and implementation of programmes to encourage the creation of tech-based companies are among the chair’s other aims * Gamesa has operated in the Aragon region for […]

  • 4 March 2019

    Offshore wind farm development and operation are by nature more challenging than onshore, with additional environmental parameters to control and design for. More than 12 years ago, floating LiDAR (lidar) devices were introduced to the offshore wind industry – to meet a specific market need. Developers in the growing, but not yet mature, offshore wind […]

  • 9 August 2013

    Offshore wind farms are built in areas where it has been determined, by monitoring with met masts and floating met buoys, that there is enough of the turbine ‘fuel’ under normal circumstances. It is not just the remote location and water depth that determines that you will not find any offshore wind farms in the […]

  • 23 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Gamesa fulfilled 2011 guidance in terms of volume, profitability and financial soundness. It also maintained profitable growth, supported by its globalisation strategy (which enables it to leverage growth in emerging markets and diversify market risks) and a rigorous efficiency programme, which led to double-digit growth in its key operating figures. The company also maintained margins […]

  • 15 July 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    The UK gas network operator SGN has launched a project that will be world-first to employ a direct supply of offshore wind power to produce green hydrogen energy for heating. The project will start with heating around 300 homes in Fife, Scotland, using clean gas produced by an electrolysis plant, powered by the offshore wind […]

  • 22 July 2010
    R&D, Training & Education

    Our World 2.0 attended the Yokohama Renewable Energy Exhibition recently to see how Japanese technology in the sector is progressing. We wanted to find out what is new in the areas of wind, solar and biomass and how quickly new technologies are likely be adopted in the marketplace.

  • 3 July 2020

    Are you looking for talent within the Offshore Wind network? Publish your vacancy on the OffshoreWIND.biz job section for finding qualified personnel in the maritime, offshore and energy sector worldwide. This job section is provided by the Offshore WIND section of Navingo Career; the leading job portal for finding qualified personnel in the maritime, offshore […]

  • 19 February 2020

    German Offshore Wind Energy Foundation KEY ACTIVITIES Advice and consulting for policy-makers The foundation supports various political institutions and stakeholders in expanding and promoting the use of offshore wind energy in Germany and Europe. It provides information, advice, and consulting to energy policy committees and works with other industry representatives to develop position papers on […]

  • 19 February 2010
    Authorities

    China has opened the door to domestic wind power companies to begin developing the country’s offshore resources – but has effectively shut…   [mappress] Source: environmental-finance, February 18, 2010;

  • 30 May 2017

    Seaway 7 Seaway 7 operates from 4 main execution centers; • Heavy Lifting (Zoetermeer, Netherlands) Transportation and installation of offshore structures • Offshore Cables (Leer, Germany) Installation of submarine cables & umbilicals, trenching and IMR related • EPC (Aberdeen, UK) Delivery of EPC solutions for the Renewables sector • Integrated Solutions and Floating Wind (Paris, […]

  • 30 May 2017

    Amsterdam IJmuiden Offshore Ports Finding innovative business opportunities AYOP promotes the region to companies within the Netherlands and abroad as an ideal place to establish themselves. The arrival of Hollandse Kust wind farms off the coast of IJmuiden makes the region even more interesting to companies. In addition, the association helps members find innovative business […]

  • 2 January 2020

    VCK Travel Maritime and offshore specialist with a Personal Touch Thanks to our many years of experience in the maritime and offshore world, we know these sectors like no other. We know that each company has its own preferences, which is why we listen carefully to our customers. Our Travel Consultants will book your maritime, […]

  • 30 May 2017

    Cuxport GmbH The German port of Cuxhaven epitomises the combination of a production site and an installation, service and maintenance port for the offshore business. Various skills required to set up and expand or maintain wind farms out at sea and generate clean energy are available at the offshore base port in the German state […]