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  • 7 January 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    GEV Group has announced that a prototype of its turbine maintenance structure is now complete and ready for field trials. The structure is an inflatable habitat for servicing wind turbine blades, which has been developed to drive down the costs of O&M since it will will dramatically reduce the number of cancelled ‘down’ days which currently blight the […]

  • 18 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    Founding partners of Hanseatic Power Cert (HPC) GmbH, GuD Consult GmbH and Thomas Köther, have acquired the company’s shares held by 8.2 Consulting AG. Since 2008, HPC has provided testing and certification services to several offshore wind farm projects, including Global Tech, Dan Tysk, Merkur, Baltic Eagle and alpha ventus. “With the news that our accreditation as […]

  • 15 November 2013

    The interest in structural health monitoring (SHM) in industry has increased significantly in recent years. Failure of a mechanical structure can indeed occur suddenly and provide a lot of damage. With SHM it is possible to follow up (online or offline) defects with permanently attached sensors. Damage to mechanical structures may consist of (small) changes […]

  • 3 April 2014
    Authorities, Training & Education

    The Rt Hon George Osborne MP, Chancellor of the Exchequer, has announced 22 new Centres for Doctoral Training (CDTs). One of these, a new £7.8m Centre for Structural Integrity & Materials for Offshore Wind and Marine Renewable Energy, will be led by Cranfield and they will partner in a second new centre. The Centre of […]

  • 6 January 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    DNV Global Solutions Ltd has been contracted by the Carbon Trust to undertake a comparative study of lifted versus floated gravity base structures for offshore wind farms. The study involves cost assumptions of both the manufacturing/construction and the marine operations (transport and lowering/ballasting). The Carbon Trust is aiming to reduce costs of offshore wind energy, […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Wind Farm Update

    Drydocks World lifted the 10,000-tonne topside of the first gravity base of the semi-submersible and world’s largest offshore HVDC platform structure DolWin beta to a height of 52.8 metres from the dock bottom. On Saturday the substructure was moved in position under the topside. Project Director at Aibel, Kjetil V. Jacobsen, reported that the mating […]

  • 22 April 2014
    R&D, Technology

    A new concept of building multi-purpose floating structures was presented this month by the developers of MUPFLOST, a Lisbon-based project which was founded earlier this year. Even though the project’s main goal is the research and development of floating structures for the support of offshore human commercial activities, the Project Coordinator, Miguel Abreu, plans to […]

  • 8 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Be Inspired: Thought Leadership in Infrastructure – Bentley Systems, Incorporated, the leading company dedicated to providing comprehensive software solutions for sustaining infrastructure, today announced the acquisition of FormSys, based in Perth, Australia. This software development company has a proven, twenty-year track record in 3D design, analysis, and construction software for structural engineering, offshore engineering, and […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Training & Education

    The Lloyd’s Register Foundation has signed a heads of agreement with TWI to provide £15 million research funding to establish the new National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC) nearing completion at TWI in Cambridge. The Foundation will become a Founder Sponsor and Board member of the newly-established Structural Integrity Research Foundation (SIRF), responsible for industrial […]

  • 29 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    The France-headquartered Vallourec is supplying structural tubes for the Borssele Alpha and Beta offshore transformer stations in the Dutch North Sea.

  • 30 November 2011

    Since its launch in 1969, Sesam software has been a leading tool for engineering offshore structures. The new tailor-made module, GeniE Wind, can be used for design and fatigue analyses of wind turbine substructures. Its analysis functionality complies with the DNV offshore standard DNV-OS-J101 Design of Offshore Wind Turbines. Fatigue and ultimate strength calculations can […]

  • 14 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    DONG Energy has invited tenders for subsea structural inspections on its offshore wind farms in Germany and Denmark. Inspection work is required for three DONG’s wind farms: Borkum and Gode Wind in the German part of the North Sea and Anholt in the Kattegat, between Djursland the island of Anholt in Denmark. Therefore, the tender is divided into two […]

  • 11 October 2016
    R&D, Technology

    Aquaterra Energy and Proeon Systems have developed a new integrated structural monitoring system with the goal of improving the integrity of offshore wind structures and reducing O&M costs. With global offshore wind expenditure forecast to reach GBP 210 billion over the next ten years, the offshore wind energy monitoring system aims to improve inspection and repair planning, […]

  • 10 May 2012

    Umeco will be exhibiting its Structural materials and Tooling prepreg technologies for the renewable energy market on Stand F89 at the 2012 All-Energy show in the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre – Bridge of Don, Aberdeen on the 23 and 24 May. The stand will feature a 1/72 scale model of the Sea-Spider, Renewergen Ltd’s […]

  • 17 September 2010

    Bay State ratepayers and taxpayers – already footing the $2 billion-plus bill to plant 130 Cape Wind turbines in Nantucket Sound – will have… (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, September 17, 2010;

  • 18 August 2015
    Business & Finance

    Offshore Structures (Britain), a joint venture between EEW SPC and Bladt Industries, will officially open its facility by the river Tees in the North East of England on September 14. Amber Rudd, Secretary of State for Energy & Climate Change, is among the invitees to this event along with a selection of our business partners and other […]

  • 10 October 2016
    Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Training & Education

    France’s National Maritime School (the Ecole Nationale Supérieure Maritime or ENSM) has just welcomed the first class of a new course focused on offshore systems, including systems used for offshore renewable energy projects. The course, titled ”Deployment and maintenance of offshore systems”, is being held in Nantes and it aims to train engineers in the specificities of offshore renewable […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Nordsee One GmbH, a project company behind the Nordsee One offshore wind farm, has invited tenders for structural maintenance and repair services to be carried out at the offshore wind farm site approx. 32 km north of the island of Juist. The developer is looking to award a contract for maintenance and inspections of all structural […]

  • 10 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    The facilities of Offshore Structures (Britain) Limited (OSB), a joint venture between EEW Special Pipe Construction GmbH and Bladt Industries A/S, are currently undergoing modifications in order to accommodate the most optimized production set-up for its future purpose. Bladt Industries and EEW SPC said that they are combining their extensive knowledge in the foundation production area to […]

  • 23 August 2017

    Jiangsu Yangzijiang Offshore Engineering, a subsidiary of Yangzijiang Shipbuilding, has entered into agreements with strategic partners to establish a joint venture company in China for offshore structure construction.

  • 22 June 2012
    Training & Education

    The University of Maine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center is hosting summer day camp for high school students on July 23 – July 27 and July 30 – August 3.   The Advanced Structures and Composites Center has a few spots left in its summer engineering day camps for high school students in the greater Bangor area seeking a […]

  • 13 February 2019
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Belgian offshore wind developer Parkwind has joined the QUALIFY project dedicated to increasing the usage of adhesively bonded hybrid structures in shipbuilding and generating spin-offs to other industries.  The R&D project, part of the EU program Interreg 2 Seas, will see a multi-scale testing plan implemented to provide insights into the long-term performance of hybrid joints […]

  • 23 February 2012
    R&D, Technology

    As the UK pursues its ambition to achieve 15% of electricity demand from renewable sources by 2020, the planned increased in generation from off-shore wind, wave and tidal devices in the marine environment presents increasing technical challenges in terms of distance to shore, water-depth, local sea. In response to these challenges Strainstall, a member of […]

  • 27 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      DNV’s recognized standard for design of offshore wind turbine structures has been through a revision process together with the wind energy industry. The updated standard which aims to reduce cost and increase safety is now available. he standard, Design of Offshore Wind Turbine Structures (DNV-OS-J101), provides principles, technical requirements and guidance for design, construction […]

  • 7 February 2011

    A joint industry project (JIP) led by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) has looked at offshore monopile wind turbine structures to improve the… (renewableenergyfocus) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyfocus, February 07, 2011

  • 24 April 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Nautilus Floating Solutions SL, a consortium established last year with an aim of becoming the world leader in the development of floating platforms for the offshore wind power market, is presenting its Nautilus floating structures at significant European energy events. The Nautilus floating structures were introduced at this year’s EWEA event in Barcelona, and the […]