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19 January 2011

Aker Solutions has finished the vessel specifications of ‘AMC Connector’, a future newbuild subsea installation and construction vessel.   (bairdmaritime) [mappress] Source: bairdmaritime, January 19, 2011

29 December 2010 Jobs & Recruitment

RECRUITMENT has begun for a wind turbine production factory which will bring 400 jobs to the Tees Valley.   By Owen McAteer (thenorthernecho) [mappress] Source: thenorthernecho, December 29, 2010

2 December 2010

A WIND turbine production facility, expected to bring 400 jobs to the Tees Valley, could be up and running by the spring, it emerged...   By Owen McAteer (thenorthernecho) [mappress] Source: thenorthernecho, December 02, 2010

12 November 2010

Christian Oecking (48) is now Managing Director and Chairman of the Management Board of SIS. Martin Bentler (49), Rainer Koppitz (42) and Thomas Zimmermann (42) continue as members of the Management Board of the IT service provider. Christian Oecking had been the acting head of SIS since December 2009 and played an important part in […]

1 October 2010 Business & Finance, R&D

A competition has been launched to find new solutions to the maintenance challenges presented by wind turbines built hundreds of kilometres...     (lowcarboneconomy) [mappress] Source: lowcarboneconomy, October 1, 2010

29 September 2010 Jobs & Recruitment

A wind turbine manufacturing facility will bring hundreds of new job opportunities to Teesside. With the arrival of TAG Energy Solutions new... By Doug Smith (recycle) [mappress] Source: recycle, September 29, 2010;

12 August 2010 R&D, Technology

WindPower Innovations, Inc. (Pink Sheets: WPNV), today announces Permanent Magnet Direct Drive wind turbine solutions as a key component in its overall mission to provide unique and efficient ways for the wind industry to economically transition into its eminent future. “Permanent Magnet Direct-Drive turbines are the future of wind energy generation,” says Ian Griffiths, Chief […]

2 July 2010 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Ruukki has agreed with the Norwegian company Aker Verdal AS on the delivery of steel structures for the Nordsee Ost wind farm project to be built offshore from Germany in the North Sea. Steel structure deliveries for the jacket foundations of offshore wind turbines are a new entry for Ruukki. Offshore wind turbine towers are […]

2 July 2010 Business & Finance

Statoil has awarded Aker Solutions a significant part of the frame agreement for inspection services on all of their offshore installations and onshore plants in Norway. The contract period is for four years with options for further extensions up to four years. The yearly volume of the contract will fluctuate, but Aker Solutions estimates the […]

4 June 2010

Ohio is one of the U.S. states that definitely needs much stronger renewable energy sector if it wants to achieve its clean energy goal of... [mappress] Source: renewableenergyarticles, June 04, 2010;

17 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders

German offshore wind industry associations have called on the government to launch a special tender before the end of the year and offer up to 2GW in capacity to be developed. The industry representatives from BWE, BWO, Stiftung OFFSHORE-WINDENERGIE, VDMA Power Systems, and WAB said that ''the industry now needs reliable, long-term framework conditions. This involves […]

17 July 2019 R&D, Technology

MaREI, the SFI Research Centre for Energy, Climate and Marine hosted by University College Cork, has been awarded EUR 9 million for the H2020 project MUSICA to build a pilot multi-use floating platform. The platform is described as a decarbonising one-stop shop for small islands, including their marine initiatives (Blue Growth) and ecosystems. MUSICA, which […]

17 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

Transmission system operator TenneT TSO BV has issued a contract notice for the provision of a Front End Engineering Design (FEED) study for the Ijmuiden Ver offshore platforms. This FEED platform study is a part of the development of a 2GW 525 kV DC platform design for the two IJmuiden Ver grid connection systems (GCS) […]

16 July 2019 Technology, Vessels

World Marine Offshore (WMO) has implemented BareFLEET, Reygar’s remote monitoring system, on their crew transfer vessel (CTV) World Mistral. This installation is the first in WMO’s rollout of BareFLEET, which will soon deliver health and performance monitoring across the firm’s fleet of CTVs. A lack of interoperability between disparate remote monitoring systems continues to present […]

16 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

Abu Dhabi-based Plambeck Emirates LLC has signed a Memorandum of Understanding as well as an exclusive agreement with Saipem for the development and realization of a 500MW floating wind farm offshore Saudi Arabia. The next steps in the development of the project will start in the following weeks via Plambeck Emirates entity Plambeck Saudi, located […]

10 July 2019 Vessels

Sleipnir, Heerema Marine Contractors’ new semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV), is set to depart for its maiden voyage this week. According to Heerema, Sleipnir will set course from Indonesia to Spain on a trip expected to take about 45 days rounding South Africa’s Cape of Good Hope. Bunkering of LNG took place for the last two days some 12 […]

9 July 2019 Business & Finance, Vessels

Bibby Marine Services and Resolve Marine Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop Jones Act compliant vessel solutions for the U.S. offshore wind sector. The partnership will see the provision of Jones Act compliant Walk-to-Work (W2W) vessel solutions for offshore wind operators and turbine suppliers, Bibby Marine said. The cooperation will also target a wider range of […]

4 July 2019 Contracts & Tenders

The Carbon Trust has contracted four companies to carry out a study on the moorings and anchoring systems for floating offshore wind in challenging environments. The companies that will undertake the study are Leask Marine, Wood Thilsted, First Energy Development and Exeter Consulting. According to Leask Marine, the work includes conducting assessments for very shallow […]

4 July 2019 Business & Finance

Buss Group has acquired SSC Wind from Wildeshausen with an aim to expand its services in the offshore and onshore wind markets. The company, which will operate under the name Buss Wind Services GmbH, added the aspects of installation and long-term services for turbines to Buss' project business in offshore and onshore wind. The acquisition saw the addition […]

4 July 2019 Business & Finance

A1 Offshore Solutions and Kenz Figee have signed a cooperation agreement to offer a walk-to-work (W2W) vessel solution for the offshore wind and oil & gas industries. The agreement is said to be a result of A1 Offshore Solution’s experience with the Kenz Figee 3D Active Motion Compensated (ACM) 26m gangway solution installed onboard its offshore […]

3 July 2019 Business & Finance

Energia Group is implementing a EUR 3 billion investment program in Ireland's renewable energy sector, which will include the offshore wind market. In addition to offshore wind, the Positive Energy program will include investments for onshore wind, solar power, hydrogen fuel, bio-energy and smart grids. The five-year program is expected to create 200 new jobs across Energia […]

2 July 2019 Business & Finance

Equinor has met with the supplier industry in Norway to discuss cost-effective solutions for floating offshore wind farms on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Equinor got together with Global Center of Expertise (GCE) NODE companies in Agder to talk about finding cost-optimal solutions related to designing floating foundations for turbines in the 10-15MW range. Additionally, the meetings were […]

25 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

Marine services provider Kongstein will continue to support Siemens Gamesa as commissioning management provider for the EnBW Albatros offshore wind project in the German North Sea. Kongstein had already provided T&I management solutions for the wind farm's Offshore Transformer Module (OTM) transport and installation campaign. The OTM's topside was installed in the evening of 26 March […]

24 June 2019 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance

ENGIE Fabricom is upgrading its site in Hoboken, Belgium, where Offshore High Voltage Stations (OHVS) are built and assembled for offshore wind farms. Due to a strong growth of these activities, ENGIE Fabricom is now investing EUR 5 million in the site, the company said. A new office building with a total area of 3,300m² […]

21 June 2019 Wind Farm Update

W2Power, Spain's first floating offshore wind platform, has officially been commissioned at the PLOCAN test site off Gran Canaria. The 1:6 scale multi-turbine platform started generating first kilowatts of electricity at the end of May at the Astican Shipyard before going to PLOCAN. W2Power is developed by a consortium in which EnerOcean is coordinating the full project and Ghenova […]

19 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Danish energy trading company Danske Commodities has signed a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with the world’s first floating wind farm, Hywind Scotland. As the sole offtaker, Danske Commodities will take over balancing and trading of Hywind Scotland’s total volume of 30MW. Hywind Scotland is owned by Equinor (75%) and Masdar (25%). The wind farm, […]