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  • 29 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore marine and engineering consultancy company Waves Group has won the Marine Warranty Surveyor (MWS) contract on the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Owned and developed by Vattenfall, the wind farm will comprise 140 Siemens Gamesa 11 MW wind turbines which will be connected to two 700 MW […]

  • 14 October 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Waves Group has secured a contract to provide marine warranty surveyor services for the Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK. Waves Group is providing the services for Dogger Bank A, which involves the installation of foundations, infield cables, turbines, export cables and one offshore substation and the foundation for Dogger Bank B.  Operations […]

  • 12 October 2020

    Harvesting wind energy from far offshore has significant advantages. At the same time, it introduces many challenges and some unknown issues still yet to be faced. They are installed far from shore, in deeper waters, in the middle of harsh marine environments where local sea state conditions can instantly change, while turbines are exposed to […]

  • 9 October 2020

    This article was originally published on our sister site Offshore Energy. t Marine engineering firm Apollo has completed a study for Bombora Wave Power verifying that mWave technology, when applied to a floating platform, can provide added value to large scale offshore energy projects. The study has reinforced Bombora’s research which posits that Floating mWave […]

  • 3 September 2020

    Fixed & Floating Wind Farms While more and more fixed offshore wind farms benefit from Radac Directional Wave Radar, we are taking the lead implementing our newest system, motion compensated directional radar for the floating wind designs, taking the dynamics of the structures into account. This is no easy task and that is why we […]

  • 11 August 2020
    Business & Finance, R&D

    The UK government has awarded a floating wind project led by Wave Hub with early-stage funding that could result in a further longer-term investment of later this year if the early stage of the project development is successful. The South West Floating Offshore Wind Accelerator is one of 17 projects shortlisted by UK Research and […]

  • 21 July 2020
    Vessels

    Rovco has chartered Glomar Offshore’s DP2 vessel Glomar Wave to undertake ROV campaigns at operational offshore wind farms in the UK and Germany. The campaigns include multiple projects to be completed until mid-September. The vessel, from which the Rovco team will carry out multiple inception, maintenance and repair (IMR) tasks, will carry the Seaeye Leopard […]

  • 1 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Waves Group has begun providing marine warranty surveyor (MWS) services for the Tra Vinh nearshore wind farm in Vietnam. Waves Group is providing the services for the installation of foundations, infield cables and turbines. The contract commenced in June and will continue until May 2021. The project will run from the company’s Singapore office with […]

  • 22 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Floating Power Plant (FPP) has secured the formal approval to access the PLOCAN test facility in Gran Canaria with its hybrid floating wind and wave energy device. The company intends to deploy a commercial-scale version of its P80 wind-wave energy platform at PLOCAN. According to FPP, this approval also secures access to the grid connection […]

  • 22 May 2020
    Environment, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    UK-based Bibby Marine Services (Bibby) has received a grant to explore a range of zero-carbon fuel systems through the WaveMaster Zero C Research and Development Project. The project will be supported by a grant from MarRI-UK, a collaborative innovation vehicle for UK industry and academia to jointly tackle innovation and technology challenges. Helen Samuels, Bibby […]

  • 30 April 2020
    R&D, Technology

    French energy major Total has joined a project to explore the potential of powering offshore oil and gas platforms with floating wind and wave energy. The O/G Decarb innovation project will examine the possibility of using a combined wind and wave technology on a floating foundation to store wind and wave energy that can convert […]

  • 21 January 2020
    Vessels

    Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Ltd. has shared a video showing the WaveWalker 1 walking jack-up barge in action at the project. WaveWalker 1 has been at the Thorntonloch Beach in East Lothian, Scotland, over the last week, exploring the best options for installing the wind farm’s offshore export cable. The nearshore geotechnical survey work […]

  • 25 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Marine Power Systems (MPS) has secured GBP 4.3 million by the European Regional Development Fund to accelerate the development of DualSub, a technology that combines floating offshore wind and wave energy. The funding, part of a GBP 6.2 million project under the Cornwall and Isles of Scilly Local Enterprise Partnership scheme, will enable MPS to […]

  • 6 November 2019
    Vessels

    SCHOTTEL has provided propulsion units for Bibby Marine Services’ new service operations vessel (SOV) Bibby WaveMaster Horizon. According to SCHOTTEL, Bibby WaveMaster Horizon is driven by three rudder propellers and two bow thrusters. With two Rudderpropellers type SRP 460 FP featuring an input power of 2,150kW each and a propeller diameter of 2.6m at the […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa and EnBW have put the Service Operations Vessel (SOV) Bibby Wavemaster Horizon into operation in the Port of Hamburg. The 90-meter-long SOV will service the EnBW Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind farms in the North Sea. “Offshore wind energy already supplies reliable clean electricity for millions of households in Germany,” said Dr. […]

  • 24 October 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Bibby Marine Services has taken delivery of its second Damen Accommodation Support Vessel (ASV) 9020, Bibby WaveMaster Horizon, at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania. On her arrival in the North Sea, the Bibby WaveMaster Horizon will begin maintenance work off the coast of Germany on two EnBW and Enbridge-owned windfarms– Hohe See and Albatros – for Siemens […]

  • 3 October 2019
    Vessels

    Service Operations Vessel (SOV), Bibby WaveMaster Horizon, has completed sea trials, Bibby Marine Services said. The SOV will soon be making the journey to Germany to start operations with Siemens Gamesa and EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG. Once delivered, Bibby WaveMaster Horizon will start supporting maintenance work on the Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind farms in the German North […]

  • 24 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    Waves Group is currently providing marine warranty surveyor services at the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The UK-based company is in charge of providing the marine warranty surveyor services for the installation of turbines, foundations, and infield and export cables. According to Waves Group, the contract began in October last year and will […]

  • 17 September 2019
    Vessels

    Bibby Marine Services’ second Service Operations Vessel (SOV), Bibby WaveMaster Horizon, has started her sea trials, according to Damen Shipyards Galati. Bibby WaveMaster Horizon is scheduled to be delivered later this year to start maintenance work on the Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind farms in the German North Sea for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and EnBW. […]

  • 2 July 2019
    R&D, Technology

    Denmark’s EUDP program has awarded DKK 4.79 million (EUR 642,000) to a floating wind – wave technology project as part of an effort to de-carbonise oil and gas production. The project gathers Floating Power Plant, Lundin Norway AS, NOV APL Limited, Semco Maritime, CEFRONT, and Aalborg University. With FPP’s combined floating wind and wave technology as […]

  • 29 May 2019
    R&D, Technology

    Floating Power Plant (FPP) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with The Oceanic Platform of the Canary Islands (PLOCAN) to investigate and develop a potential deployment of FPP’s technology in the PLOCAN test facilities in Gran Canaria. FPP intends to deploy a commercial scale version of its hybrid floating wind and wave energy device in […]

  • 29 March 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania has launched Bibby Marine Services’ second Service Operations Vessel (SOV) 9020 – Bibby WaveMaster Horizon. Upon delivery later this year, the SOV will begin maintenance work on two EnBW and Enbridge-owned wind farms in the German North Sea – Hohe See and Albatros – for Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy and EnBW. […]

  • 15 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Belgian offshore wind developer SeaMade NV has selected Waves Group to provide Marine Warranty Surveyor services during the construction of the 487MW SeaMade offshore wind farm. Waves Group is currently providing MWS services for the installation of foundations, infield cables, wind turbines, export cables, and two offshore substations. Associated operations include loadouts, installations, and pulling in cables to both […]

  • 23 November 2018
    R&D, Technology

    Floating Power Plant (FPP) has commenced the testing of the power take-off (PTO) system of its wave energy converter at Aalborg University, FPP told our sister site MarineEnergy.biz.

  • 18 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Bibby Marine Services and MHI Vestas have signed a charter agreement for the Bibby WaveMaster 1 covering the 2018/2019 winter period.

  • 5 October 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Waves Group is providing Marine Warranty Surveyor services during the construction of the world’s largest offshore wind farm – the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One.