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  • 31 January 2013

    Lamprell had its naming ceremony for the Windcarrier 2 project on 19 January 2013, with various members of the senior management from the customer, Fred Olsen, present. The Windcarrier 2 vessel left the Jebel Ali facility within the last few days and has commenced its final sea trials prior to completion. The Group remains on […]

  • 24 January 2013
    Technology

    With advancements in technologies, Americans will soon be able to tap into energy derived from the ocean. Marine and hydrokinetic (MHK) technologies—which generate power from waves, tides or currents in ocean waters—are at an early but promising stage of development. Many coastal areas in the United States have strong wave and tidal resources close to […]

  • 19 October 2012

    A floating buoy system with a modified WINDCUBE v2 offshore LIDAR remote sensor will be deployed in the Gulf of Maine with a purpose of studying wind conditions in that area. Deployment of the buoy at the UMaine’s deepwater offshore wind test site is expected in 2013, according to North American Windpower news site. A […]

  • 9 October 2012
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Big investors in the UK renewable energy sector have sent a letter to the Government, stating that they could stop their investment if the support for the sector decreases. Latest discussions within the coalition Government over support for the offshore wind have made the sector’s global players concerned about the risk of political abandonment of […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    The on-schedule connection with the grid for the offshore wind park ‘Deutsche Bucht’ is now a good deal closer. At the hearing with the Federal Network Agency yesterday, it became clear in intensive negotiations over several hours that both sides – the wind park builder Windreich AG and the network operator TenneT – have a […]

  • 31 July 2012

    Royal HaskoningDHV has maintained its offshore consent track record when supporting the UK offshore wind farm sector, with the go-ahead granted earlier this month for the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm (Dudgeon) project. Located some 32km off Cromer, Dudgeon will cover an area of 35 square kilometres and will generate up to 560MW of green energy; […]

  • 11 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of DONG Energy has today approved the interim financial report for the first quarter of 2012 with the following outlook and financial highlights compared with the first quarter of 2011: — EBITDA was DKK 3.6 billion in the first quarter of 2012 compared with DKK 4.8 billion in the first quarter […]

  • 22 February 2012
    Environment

    Biologists from the University of Rhode Island, the Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management and other agencies have implanted satellite transmitters in sea ducks to learn about the birds’ daily movements and identify important wintering locations. The baseline data the scientists collect will be used when government officials and offshore wind farm developers make decisions […]

  • 22 December 2011

    New figures published today for the first three quarters of 2011 show Scotland’s renewable energy output was on track for the best year ever. The figures, which were released this morning by the Department for Energy and Climate Change, point to 2011 being a record year for renewable generation in Scotland, with the first three […]

  • 5 December 2011

    Aberdeen-headquartered energy services company Senergy has debuted in a national league table of Britain’s fastest-growing privately owned companies, underlining its global-leading industry position. Senergy was ranked in the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 league table after sales grew by 55% a year from £23.9million in 2007 to £89.7million in 2010. During the same period, […]

  • 17 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    As a result of the unusually warm weather experienced in the UK in recent months, and the corresponding impact on consumption, it is currently anticipated that Centrica’s 2011 earnings may be marginally lower than current market expectations, with the reduction in operating profits offset in part by lower interest and tax charges. Subject to weather […]

  • 21 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Offshore wind power could be on its way to Guernsey after permission was granted to erect a monitoring station at Chouet headland. The equipment will test the wind speed on the coast and compare it with the airport to see if wind turbines would be viable. Commerce and Employment agriculture and environment adviser Andrew Casebow […]

  • 22 March 2011
    Authorities

    THE renewables market in Scotland has been plunged into uncertainty as a result of the Government in Westminster considering far-reaching… [mappress] Source: Herald, March 22, 2011  

  • 24 February 2011
    Environment

    Massachusetts is looking for help tracking whales, sea turtles and other marine wildlife as it weighs the best location for off-shore wind…   (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, February 24, 2011

  • 18 February 2011

    BVG Associates haspublished an analysis of the supply chain for the offshore wind sector, which identified areas requiring focus if the… (windtech-international) [mappress] Source: windtech-international, February 18, 2011

  • 25 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    The University of Maine announces an exciting addition to the Maine Wind Working Group’s Maine Wind Energy Conference. Learn more about Maine’s opportunity to lead the nation in deepwater offshore wind at the Offshore Wind Track at the Augusta Civic Center on January 25. Speaker topics include the economics of offshore wind, critical path permitting […]

  • 9 August 2010
    Authorities

    New Jersey Governor Chris Christie recently signed on to a Memorandum of Understanding with the federal government and nine other East Coast… By Michael Drewniak (enviro) [mappress] Source: enviro, August 09, 2010;

  • 13 June 2010
    R&D

    On a quiet overcast morning on Lake Ontario a three-pronged white metal structure is the only thing visible off the Scarborough shoreline.   [mappress] Source: insidetoronto, June 11, 2010;

  • 14 January 2021
    Business & Finance

    Aberdeen-headquartered engineering and technology consultants, Apollo, has been granted Fit for Offshore Renewables (F4OR) status under the F4OR Programme run by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the Nuclear Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre. Apollo’s Renewable and Offshore Director Nigel Robinson said: “I am delighted with this award, which reflects well on our established track […]

  • 11 January 2021
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Seajacks Japan LLC has been awarded a contract with Kajima Corporation to transport and install the wind turbines at the Akita Port and Noshiro Port offshore wind farms in Japanese waters. Seajacks Japan, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the UK-based Seajacks International, will in total transport and install 33 MHI Vestas V117 – 4.2 MW wind […]

  • 8 January 2021

    As a Tender Manager, you will be responsible for analyzing international tenders and commercial opportunities and managing corresponding project proposals for complex offshore works. Under your leadership, your team shall analyze the project scope, and develop the engineering, the planning and the pricing. As central point of contact you will establish strong relationships with (potential) […]

  • 8 January 2021

    As a Tender Engineer, you will take part in the acquisition process of DEME’s global offshore projects “tendering”. You will play a key role in the preparation and submission of tender proposals to our clients. As a member of the Tender Department, you will be allocated to one or several tender teams, and will report […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    US offshore wind developer Mayflower Wind said that the price of electricity generated at its 804 MW wind farm offshore Massachusetts is on track to go down by around 10 per cent. This is due to the recently increased and extended federal Offshore Wind Energy Investment Tax Credit, the developer said. Mayflower Wind, a 50/50 […]

  • 8 January 2021
    Wind Farm Update

    Codling Wind Park Ltd has issued the scoping report for the offshore elements of the Codling offshore wind project in Ireland. The report, sent to 78 consultees, sets out the approach that will be taken to the development of the Offshore Environmental Impact Assessment Report (EIAR).  The purpose of the scoping report is to engage […]

  • 7 January 2021

    As a Senior Design Engineer, you will work on the engineering for the preparation and execution of our offshore wind and coastal projects. You will manage and coordinate the different cable design interfaces, trenching, electrical and mechanical scopes for both tenders and projects and will also be involved in landfall design. Because of the wide […]

  • 7 January 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) has signed a contract with Ørsted for seven crew transfer vessels (CTVs) which will support offshore wind farm operations from the developer’s UK West Coast Hub. Under the three-year agreement, the CTVs will operate on Walney, Walney Extension, West of Duddon Sands, Barrow, Burbo Bank and Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind […]