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  • 8 August 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The second GE’s Haliade 150-6MW wind turbine was installed off Block Island in the United States last night, according to a Twitter post by Deepwater Wind’s CEO Jeff Grybowski.  All five wind turbines are expected to be installed by early September, with the Block Island Wind Farm planned to be put into full operation by the end of the […]

  • 16 October 2014
    Training & Education

    Dalby Offshore have recruited two apprentices to gain a ‘Workboat Apprenticeship’ working in conjunction with Whitby Fishing School & Jobmatch, Scarborough. Many candidates came forward and two were chosen to work offshore on the Dalby Fleet with onshore training given by Whitby Fishing School. Josh Goodwill 20, from Scarborough and Lewis Wright 18, from Whitby […]

  • 9 November 2010

    Statkraft has entered into long-term Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with two independently owned wind farms in Scotland and Wales. The agreements mark the launch of Statkraft’s Renewable Power Purchase business in the United Kingdom and was announced at the RenewableUK 2010 Conference in Glasgow. Both wind farm projects secured bank debt finance and the agreements […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm is awaiting the last two monopile foundations to be installed as 172 out of 174 have been put in place. GeoSea’s installation vessel Innovation installed the first monopile at the project in January 2018 and thus marked the beginning of offshore construction. EEW SPC produced all the monopile foundations for the […]

  • 18 July 2014

    Siemens Wind Power has been shaken up by two senior executives’ resignations. Chief executive for onshore wind, Jan Kjaersgaard, is leaving Siemens to take the CEO position with an undisclosed Danish company. Henrik Stiesdal, chief technology officer, will also leave the company “to devote most of his time to family and private life.“ Morten Rasmussen, […]

  • 15 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    In October Pontis attended two events hosted by British Ambassador Sir Geoffrey Adams. The first of which was the fourth annual UKTI Investment Awards Dinner, and the second was an Anglo-Dutch Offshore Wind B2B & Networking Event hosted at his Residence in The Hague. Pontis lead engineer Darren Ellam says: “The UK is actually a […]

  • 26 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Some 650 dignitaries, customers and industry stakeholders joined DNV GL, the world’s leading ship classification society and one of the world’s leading risk and sustainability service providers, at a night to remember in Hamburg. Held at the historic Fischauktionshalle Halle, the event celebrated the 150th anniversary of the foundation of Det Norske Veritas and the […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    Two massive, 20,000-pound buoys decked out with the latest in meteorological and oceanographic equipment will enable more accurate predictions of the power-producing potential of winds that blow off U.S. shores. The bright yellow buoys — each worth $1.3 million — are being commissioned by the Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Washington state’s […]

  • 22 May 2015

    Protea, a global manufacturer of offshore handling equipment, will be launching heavy lift cranes at Nor-Shipping 2015 in Oslo on 2-5 June (stand C01-20). “The target of any marine crane design is to provide high lifting performance whilst minimising overall weight. Over the past three years we have been developing the technology and construction methodology […]

  • 2 August 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Tekmar Energy has signed a contract with Ørsted to provide Cable Protection Systems for the 1.4GW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. Tekmar will provide their patented Tekmar Cable Protection System (CPS) TekLink® Mechanical Latch for the wind farm, which when constructed will become the world’s largest offshore wind farm. The contract is valued in excess […]

  • 3 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Ørsted has contracted Bladt Industries to produce 135 transition pieces for the Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm in the UK. The fabrication of the transition pieces is planned to begin this year at Bladt’s site in Aalborg, Denmark, with delivery expected to take place from mid-2020 to mid-2021. “We are proud that Ørsted have trusted Bladt Industries as […]

  • 4 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean’s jack-up vessel Pacific Orca has installed two-thirds of a total of 84 turbines at the Beatrice offshore wind farm. The vessel installed 56 of the 7MW Siemens Gamesa turbines last week and has 28 to go, according to Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited (BOWL). ***MILESTONE*** We’re ending the week with two thirds of […]

  • 7 July 2015

    TRIYARDS Holdings Limited has won an order for its larger liftboat offering worth US $175 million. The vessel orders for two enhanced BH450 series liftboats will be the third and fourth in the series to be built by TRIYARDS. Each of these lattice-legged vessels, the largest in the product range on offer, will stand at more than 130 metres […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The last few days have been challenging for the installation teams of RWE’s offshore wind farms. The last of the 160 wind turbines has now been installed successfully off the Welsh coast, and cabling and commissioning works continue at pace to ensure the wind farm becomes fully operational this winter. The construction of the German […]

  • 3 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Jumbo Shipping has secured a contract with DEME Offshore for the transport of foundations for the Hornsea Two offshore wind project. Jumbo will transport 165 monopiles from Rostock, Germany, and 135 transition pieces from Aalborg, Denmark, to Eemshaven, the Netherlands, with a K3000 class vessel. Additionally, the company will undertake the project management for the […]

  • 17 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    DEME Offshore has won contracts to transport and install foundations and wind turbines on Ørsted’s 1.4GW Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK. The Hornsea Two offshore wind farm is located approximately 89 kilometres off the Yorkshire coast and will comprise 165  Siemens Gamesa 8.4MW wind turbines installed on monopile foundations. DEME Offshore will transport […]

  • 24 March 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    During the unexploded ordnance (UXO) surveys at the Rampion offshore wind site, two unexploded items have been found. The bombs, possibly from the Second World War 2 or even earlier, were located within close vicinity of each other within the offshore site. Nevertheless, the offshore construction is not affected by the UXO discovery. E.ON has issued a notice to […]

  • 15 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) has won two awards at the Chamber Bridlington and Yorkshire Coast Business Awards. The awards took place on Friday and are organised by Hull and Humber Chamber of Commerce in association with Welcome to Yorkshire. The annual awards showcase the best of East and North Yorkshire’s businesses, and is now in […]

  • 23 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Vattenfall splits up its organisation into a Nordic unit and a continental European unit. This is one of several measures taken in response to developments in the European energy market. Vattenfall is also writing down SEK 29.7 billion of the value of the company’s assets as a consequence of market development and higher business risks. […]

  • 16 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Wind gear manufacturer Moventas Wind Oy and industrial gear manufacturer Moventas Santasalo Oy are merging into one company on 31 August, 2012. The new company, named Moventas Gears Oy, continues the operations of both companies. “Our new name, Moventas Gears, represents us well. We are an expert in power transmission, whether our customer operates in […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Turner Iceni has purchased two vessels – MCS Maestro and Don Quixote – which return to operations later this year after full refits. MCS Maestro, an 18-metre South Boat, was purchased from Maritime Craft Services. The vessel will be refitted with Volvo IPS 900, shot blasted and repainted in Turner Iceni livery. Interior modifications include […]

  • 21 April 2020

    Osprey, a UK heavy transport and offshore energy logistics company, will add two new flat-top barges to its fleet.

  • 29 June 2015

    Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is recruiting two project managers for Wave Energy Scotland (WES). The deadline for applications is July 15 and interviews will be held on July 24. Reporting to a programme manager, project managers will have a key role in running the innovation programme. They will manage the projects accepted onto the […]

  • 29 April 2015
    Authorities, R&D, Technology

    Renewable NRG Systems has sold two WINDCUBE 200S 3D Scanning Doppler Lidars to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). The two machines will be utilized by NOAA’s Chemical Sciences Division for a variety of measurement purposes, starting with the XPIA experiment at the Boulder Atmospheric Observatory (BAO) taking place in April 2015. The XPIA Experiment […]

  • 27 May 2014

    The German navigation system manufacturer Raytheon Anschütz, together with its exclusive Norwegian distributor Syberg AS, has been awarded a contract for the supply of an advanced Synapsis Integrated Navigation System (INS) to two new state-of-the-art windpark service vessels. The experienced Norwegian shipyard Havyard Ship Technology in Leirvik / Sogn is designing and building the new […]

  • 21 September 2015
    R&D, Technology

    An offshore wind turbine with a capacity of 6MW will be installed and tested in Eemshaven. The 2B6 turbine uses two instead of three blades, which are mounted on the rear side of the turbine (downwind). The turbine is expected to power to 5,000 households within a period of 15 years. The aim of the project is to demonstrate […]