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  • 16 December 2019
    R&D

    Saitec Offshore is taking part in the EU-funded ArcWind project focused on boosting floating offshore wind energy in the Atlantic Region. The Adaptation and Implementation of Floating Wind Energy Conversion Technology for the Atlantic Region (ArcWind) project aims to drive the floating wind energy forward to become a major contributor of green energy in the […]

  • 8 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Atlantic Offshore’s oldest PSV is now sold and delivered to new owners. The vessel will leave the offshore supply market and enter the windmill support market. It was sold slightly above book value.  Atlantic Offshore, previously known as Sartor Offshore AS was established in 2008. The company  acquired Sartor Shippings operation in Norway and Ocean Mainports operation in Aberdeen and Ireland. […]

  • 10 October 2012
    Technology

    The success of the North American offshore renewable energy industry will depend as much on future, sustained investment in technological innovation, as it will on backing pioneering offshore power projects. That is according to GCube, the leading provider of underwriting services for renewable energy projects, which has collaborated with Seattle based renewable energy technology developer, […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    COWI has won a contract to provide a concept design of the electrical transmission infrastructure system for the Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind project located off the coast of New Jersey, New York. The Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind project has the potential to supply up to 2,500MW of energy to multiple markets along the US Eastern […]

  • 28 November 2011
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The European Commission has identified offshore wind development in the Atlantic as part of the “new economic reality” of which coastal areas need to take advantage.  “By 2020, around 20% of the European offshore wind installed capacity could be located in the Atlantic basin”, stated the Commission in its newly published “Maritime Strategy for the […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Atlantic Pioneer, the first US-built offshore wind service vessel, was delivered to Atlantic Wind Transfers over the last weekend. The 21-meter crew transfer vessel was built by the Rhode Island-based Blount Boats to service a 20-year crew transfer contract with Deepwater Wind for its 30MW Block Island offshore wind farm. During the ceremony, Atlantic Pioneer crossed paths […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s heavy lift vessel Jill has completed her cross-Atlantic journey from the United States to Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The jack-up has been floated off and is now ready for her first offshore wind assignment where she will assist in suction bucket installation tests out of Frederikshavn in Denmark. Jill is equipped with 102m long […]

  • 14 August 2020
    Environment, R&D

    Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind, the developer holding an offshore wind lease off New Jersey, has launched a study on red knots, an endangered shore bird. The developer plans to bid at the state’s next solicitation for offshore wind energy this year. For the study on red knots, Atlantic Shores has partnered with Dr. Larry Niles […]

  • 21 November 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    The Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency), yesterday announced federal support for a study to assess the potential economic impact of the tidal energy sector in Atlantic Canada. Marine renewable energy represents a significant emerging global market, and it is estimated that tidal energy has the potential to generate billions of […]

  • 29 August 2012
    Authorities

    Carmarthenshire Council’s Planning Committee yesterday approved the proposed Atlantic Array Offshore Wind Farm, which is to be built about 22 miles off the Carmarthenshire coast. The Committee does not object in principle to the Atlantic Array Offshore Wind Farm, however, the impact on tourism and landscape is questionable. Tomorrow, Swansea Council Planning Committee is scheduled […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    Chalkis Shipyards and a number of Greek institutions are collaborating on a project seeking to study the potential of floating offshore wind in the Greek Seas. The WIndfloat.gr – Innovative Design of Floating Wind Plants for the Greek Seas project seeks to exploit the wind potential of the Greek Seas with the aim of boosting […]

  • 21 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    U.S. port developer Atlantic Offshore Terminals LLC has acquired a port site in the state of New York which would be used for the offshore wind industry. Atlantic Offshore Terminals is proposing to develop the Arthur Kill Terminal, the first offshore wind pre-assembly port facility in New York State, said law firm Sive, Paget & Riesel […]

  • 12 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved an undisclosed sum to finance the development of the 30 MW Golfe du Lion floating wind project offshore France. The demonstration floating wind farm will feature three V164 MHI Vestas 10 MW wind turbines supported by Principle Power’s WindFloat semi-submersible floating foundations. The turbines will be installed over […]

  • 3 December 2019
    Vessels

    US-based Atlantic Wind Transfers has signed an order for two Chartwell 24 Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs) to be deployed in support of new wind farms off the US East Coast. Developed by Chartwell Marine, the vessels will be built by Blount Boats for delivery in 2020. Charles Donadio, CEO of Atlantic Wind Transfers, said: “Our […]

  • 28 February 2011

    Protests to the Atlantic Wind Connection’s requested return on equity, filed with federal regulators, are based on “misunderstandings,” a spokesman for the developer said Friday. Atlantic Wind Connection spokesman Bryan Lee said the return on equity requested from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is well within FERC’s zone of reasonableness for incentive rates, and […]

  • 2 December 2010
    Jobs & Recruitment, R&D

    Experts say a coordinated effort by government and the market is still needed to propel wind projects across the finish line Up and down the Atlantic coast, states and offshore wind developers are making significant progress in advancing offshore projects, according to a new report. The report finds up to six gigawatts (GW) of offshore […]

  • 17 April 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, R&D, Technology

    Canada’s Atlantic Premiers have established the Atlantic Clean Energy Partnership to support the development of renewable and non-emitting energy sources and enhance Atlantic Canada’s capacity to generate and export clean energy.

  • 22 October 2015
    Vessels

    Atlantic Towing Limited of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia has secured a contract to provide marine tug and barge services to the Cape Sharp Tidal project. Cape Sharp Tidal is a multi-phase project with plans to grid-connect a 4MW demonstration tidal array in Nova Scotia’s Bay of Fundy in the coming months. The Atlantic Towing contract is […]

  • 27 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    The public comment period for the Les Éoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion (EFGL) floating wind farm pilot project in France has officially closed. The comment period for the project and its transmission system was launched on 23 April and was open for 31 consecutive days. Les Éoliennes Flottantes du Golfe du Lion will comprise […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) will vote on the Fishermen’s Energy proposal for a demonstration offshore wind project off the coast of Atlantic City on Friday.  Being rejected by the NJ BPU at the beginning of this year, the developer hopes that this time’s the charm, as in the meantime the project won the US Department of […]

  • 12 August 2016
    Technology, Vessels

    Atlantic Marine has ordered upgrades for three of its ROGE ROV systems from Aberdeen-based Fathom Systems.  Atlantic Marine and ROGE Systems today placed orders with the original software designer company to “future proof and improve” the ROGE ROV systems. The six-figure order not only upgrades all of the existing ROGE ROV control systems, but also adds new functionality, reliability and […]

  • 28 March 2012
    Authorities

    Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Tommy P. Beaudreau will hold a press event today at Fugro Atlantic at the World Trade Center, Norfolk, Virginia to discuss next steps regarding conventional and renewable energy development in the Mid- and South Atlantic offshore planning areas. Secretary Salazar, Director […]

  • 25 November 2011

    On Monday 28 November, in Lisbon, Commissioner for Maritime Affairs and Fisheries, Maria Damanaki, will present a new maritime strategy for growth and jobs in the Atlantic Ocean area, just adopted by the European Commission. The strategy identifies challenges and opportunities in the region and takes stock of existing initiatives that can support growth and […]

  • 23 August 2010
    R&D

    At dusk recently, a team of Delaware geologists and biologists set out from Roosevelt Inlet in Lewes to explore one of the mid-Atlantic’s…   By: Molly Murray (washingtonexaminer) [mappress] Source: washingtonexaminer, August 23, 2010;

  • 1 December 2013

    Clarity in Germany Until 2020  German environment minister Peter Altmaier announced yesterday that the German incoming government has agreed explicitly to extend the current Stauchungsmodell  for 2 more years, until 2020. RWE Terminates Atlantic Array OWF Development (UK)  Atlantic Array, offshore wind farm proposed for the Bristol Channel Zone, has turned out to be nonviable […]

  • 12 December 2012
    Environment

    In a first of its kind collaboration, a coalition of leading environmental organizations and offshore wind developers has agreed to a series of voluntary measures that will protect critically endangered North Atlantic right whales, while helping to expedite responsible offshore wind development, in the Mid-Atlantic. Building upon proposed federally mandated protections, the Conservation Law Foundation […]