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28 August 2013

The tradeoff between rising energy costs and the low carbon agenda continues to see policy makers retreating from traditional renewable energy support mechanisms; forcing the industry to look for innovative financing solutions. At the same time, energy mix optimization has come to the fore, particularly in emerging markets, with governments increasingly seeing the need to […]

25 July 2013 Authorities

TAG Energy Solutions played host to the Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander MP, during a visit to the North East of England. Mr Alexander was given a tour of TAG Energy Solution’s 6,920 square metre automated tubular production facility and met a number of the company’s skilled engineers and support staff. The facility […]

6 May 2013 Business & Finance, R&D

MMT Group AB (Gothenburg, Sweden) and Reach Subsea AS, an integrated Subsea Service Provider (Haugesund, Norway),  have signed a Letter of Intent for the purpose of establishing a new Joint Venture within Offshore Survey Operations. The Parties have for some time, together with the engineering company Kystdesign AS, developed a new generation of high speed Survey […]

16 April 2013

Alstom presents from 15-19th April at the Bilbao Marine Energy Week -the largest European conference on marine energy- its state of the art technological solutions for renewable ocean energy. This event, organized by the EVE (the Basque Energy Agency) will host a series of symposia, seminars and other activities related to marine energy, where Alstom […]

1 April 2013

Malta, the densely populated island in the Mediterranean  sea, is considering generating energy from resources off its coast, reports the Sunday Times. At the annual Sustainable Energy Conference, held last month in Qawra, Malta, there was much interest in Maltese wave and offshore wind potential. Nevertheless, concrete steps have not yet been realized. Last year, […]

18 March 2013 Technology

Following an extensive review of displacement and relocation of a variety of seabed materials using controlled and mass flow techniques, Red7Marine has responded by developing the new SeaVex range of non-intrusive subsea excavation equipment for Pipeline, Cable & Umbilical Trenching/Deburial, IRM and Decommissioning services. SeaVex subsea equipment meets a wide range of applications utilising the […]

15 February 2013

 According to the plans of the German federal government, offshore wind power is to make a crucial contribution to the national and international energy balance in the future. Work has already commenced on building up the capacity in the North and Baltic Seas for the production of regenerative energies, with new wind farms being added […]

31 January 2013 Technology

Barge Master and GeoSea have recently completed their final offshore test as part of a series of tests designed to prove innovative motion compensated supply and installation solutions. The workability during offshore supply and installation operations is strongly influenced by both weather and sea conditions. The “swell” (long waves) has an especially significant impact on […]

29 January 2013

Yesterday, SCHEUERLE issued a press release regarding the increasing use of modular transport systems due to the large dimensions and the ever-increasing weight of offshore installations. Here, we bring a video from SCHEUERLE Fahrzeuge, which demonstrates transport solutions for offshore wind power plants: [mappress] Offshore WIND Staff, January 29, 2013; Image: SCHEUERLE

21 January 2013

TAG Energy Solutions has announced experienced engineering professional Mike Foster as its new Chairman. He was, until 2011, Chief Executive Officer of FTSE 250 company, Charter International plc where he had been on the board since 2000, initially as a Non-Executive Director, before becoming CEO in 2006. Mike has been the Chairman of listed companies […]

15 January 2013

Roxtec seals provide complete safety solutions for long-term, cost-effective operational reliability for both Onshore and Offshore Wind Farms. The demand for speed, safety and long-term reliability is increasing on today’s wind farms, so the importance of a complete offering like Roxtec’s modular-based sealing system is ever-greater to fit into applications where cables and pipes exist. […]

9 January 2013

CARIS and EIVA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to collaborate on providing offshore survey organizations with a tightly integrated and streamlined solution. Both companies develop state-of-the-art software for the marine offshore market. CARIS is a world leader in software for hydrographic organizations, marine GIS, and geospatial data management, and EIVA is a world […]

29 October 2012 Business & Finance

WIND and Oceanteam Shipping  have announced the establishment of their new joint venture OceanWind Cable Storage Solutions. OceanWind aims to facilitate the submarine cable industry by offering its clients a full and integrated range of services comprising cable storage, cable handling, and cable transport. OceanWind’s cable storage facility is situated immediately behind the North Sea locks […]

22 October 2012 R&D

As voters contemplate who will occupy the White House and Congress in the years ahead, The Center for the Next Generation and the Center for American Progress released “Regional Energy, National Solutions,” a new report that argues that the United States needs a long-term strategy to achieve climate stability, economic prosperity, and energy security using […]

18 October 2012

Tideland Signal, Dabbrook Services and Tranberg Systems of Denmark have joined forces to present a comprehensive service for specifying, supply and installation of navigation warning systems and all other low-voltage equipment on offshore wind farms on stand 140 at RenewableUK 2012 in Glasgow from 30 October to 1 November. Tideland Signal is a leading global […]

28 September 2012

Last Saturday marked the end of this year's HUSUM WindEnergy, in which Hauff-Technik was taking part for the first time and which is recognised internationally as one of the leading trade fairs in the area of renewable energy. This year, with more than 36,000 visitors from 90 countries visiting the 1200 or so exhibiting companies, […]

20 September 2012 Technology

Manufacturers of wind turbines (OEM) have to cope with a market stressed by serious overcapacity and ongoing price erosion. To ensure sustainability, wind turbine manufacturers can count on standardization and platform solutions from Siemens offering them a vast potential for rationalization. “We make it possible for manufacturers to develop wind turbines as modular platforms and […]

19 September 2012 Operations & Maintenance

Fyns Kran Udstyr A/S showcases solutions for lifting and handling of heavy wind turbine components at Husum WindEnergy, in hall B, stand no. 5B01D-7 Husum WindEnergy exhibition draws each year more than 36,000 visitors from 90 countries and 1,200 exhibiting companies. Fyns Kran Udstyr A/S is represented with a stand through the Danish Export Association, […]

5 September 2012 Technology

At the SMM 2012, shipbuilding, machinery & marine technology international trade fair, 4 to 7 September 2012 in Hamburg, four Fraunhofer Institutes are exhibiting solutions that make it easier to plan and build seaports, termi­nals and ships - Hall B6, booth 317. As global flows of goods continue to rise, the demand also rises for […]

6 August 2012

Beckhoff will present its PC- and EtherCAT-based automation solutions for wind turbines from September 18 to 22, 2012 at Husum WindEnergy, Germany, the world’s largest wind energy trade show. Beckhoff has automated 7,000 wind turbines with a total output of 11.2 GW in 2011 alone. Worldwide, more than 20,000 wind turbines are equipped with Beckhoff […]

26 July 2012

HGO InfraSea Solutions will be exhibiting at the HUSUM WindEnergy 2012 in Husum from 18.-22.09.2012. HGO is a ship owner and developer, ship manager and charterer for heavy-lift jack-up vessels, used to build and maintain offshore wind farms as well as offshore oil and gas facilities. Its highly sophisticated jack-up crane vessel INNOVATION enables loading, […]

25 July 2012 Business & Finance

IHC Lagersmit BV, a subsidiary of IHC Merwede, has changed its name to IHC Sealing Solutions BV. This change, which came into effect on 6 July, is the result of the continued international growth that the company has experienced in recent years. Additionally, the company's focus has shifted in past decades from the manufacture of […]

19 July 2012

Hastest Solutions, Inc., announces today a company milestone in the design, assembly, and installation of the three-storied Environmental Wind Turbine Test Chamber housed at the University of Maine’s some 37,000 square feet Offshore Wind Laboratory. Dr. Habib Dagher is the director of the University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center who is constructing North […]

16 July 2012 Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

Accounting for around 16% of total project cost, submarine cabling procurement and installation for offshore wind developments is a significant commercial investment. Unfortunately for developers submarine cables do not exist in a static environment, and are subjected to a number of potential threats both natural and manmade. Manmade hostile seabed intervention can include fishing, anchoring […]

12 June 2012 Business & Finance

The Norwegian Vessel Traffic Management System supplier VisSim, has acquired the Dutch based Offshore Personnel Management solutions company, Offshore Profile LTD. Offshore Profile was founded in 2010 to meet the growing demand of tracking personnel in offshore Wind farms. With many years of experience in both marine coordination and internet engineering, the founders of Offshore […]

30 May 2012

HGO InfraSea Solutions will be exhibiting at the RenewableUK Global Offshore Wind 2012 in London from 13.-14.06.2012  at stand # 147.  HGO is a ship owner and developer, ship manager and charterer for heavy-lift jack-up vessels, used to build and maintain offshore wind farms as well as offshore oil and gas facilities. Its highly sophisticated jack-up crane […]