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  • 6 December 2013
    R&D

    The last time winds of 45m/s ripped across North West Europe was on October 28th, the time before that was in the early winter of 2007. Today on the 5th December North West Europe is experiencing these winds for a second time in a few weeks. Again offshore wind turbines will be non productive as […]

  • 8 July 2013
    Training & Education

    On Friday 5th July, Narec, in conjunction with Northumberland Education Business Partnership, hosted a renewable energy education workshop for around 30 science, technology, engineering, and mathematics subject (STEM) teachers and careers professionals. Learners were treated to a number of presentations to provide them with a better understanding of the role of Narec as well as […]

  • 22 September 2011

      From October 4–6, 2011, SGS will attend the third annual Offshore Wind Construction, Installation and Commissioning Conference in London, UK. On the pre-conference day, October 4, SGS will hold two workshops on technical risks and Risk Management in offshore wind farm projects. SGS, the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing, and certification company, is attending […]

  • 15 February 2012

    Lowestoft College’s newly refurbished Engineering workshop and wind turbine training tower was officially opened by Waveney MP Peter Aldous on Friday 10 February. The new engineering workshop features state-of-the-art equipment which makes the college one of the leading engineering training centres for the region. The improvements were made possible thanks to a funding boost of […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    With the active support of the Pays de la Loire Regional Council, Carène (Federation of local councils of Saint-Nazaire area) and Caisse des Dépôts (public group serving general interest and economic development), STX France secured the financing required to launch the 1st batch of production units due to enter in service in 2015. Considering the […]

  • 7 August 2012

    The last day of HUSUM WindEnergy is traditionally dedicated to career opportunities: firms, universities and further education establishments from the wind sector will be exhibiting at the Windcareer job fair on 22 September. Qualified employees are sought after and the wind industry is attractive – not least due to the special spirit in the industry, […]

  • 5 November 2013

    Optimization Group of the Department of Informatics at the University of Bergen, Norway hosted an offshore wind farm optimisation workshop with an aim to identify the best layout in terms of turbine and substation positions and cable layout, given expected wind distributions and some development options. Three speakers at this workshop were Gunner Larsen from […]

  • 3 October 2013

    Since spring 2012, DONG Energy has systematically established the operations organisation, which has gradually taken over operation and maintenance of the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm. In the first five-year warranty period, DONG Energy will operate and be responsible for maintenance of the wind farm in cooperation with turbine supplier, Siemens Wind Power, but after the […]

  • 29 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Leading UK Renewable Energy Finance and Insurance Company Narec Capital, has been appointed by Idermar, developer of Europe’s leading Offshore Wind Meteorology Platform technology, to advise on finance, insurance and UK market entry. Both partners announced their plans at the UKTI sponsored Offshore Wind Workshop held in Bilbao on the 27-28th February 2012. Idermar Meteo […]

  • 22 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Moray Offshore Wind farm Ltd (MORL), a joint venture between EDP Renewables and Repsol Nuevas Energias UK, will hold a supply chain event on May 8 in Wick, Caithness. At the event, EDP Renewables will give a comprehensive review of its offshore wind sector, and in particular its Moray offshore wind development. This is a […]

  • 17 May 2012

    Partrac have led the development of tidal resource assessment measurements in the UK and arguably therefore the world given the pioneering development work being undertaken in the UK. Since 2008, they have completed over 35 deployments of ADCPs at tidal energy sites alone and have achieved a data capture rate of 100% thus far. Partrac […]

  • 22 July 2013

    RWE Innogy has begun the construction of the service station on Heligoland. A two-story building with a warehouse, office space and a workshop will be built on a 3,000 square meter area in the south port of the island. Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm (295 MW), which is being built 30 kilometers north of Helgoland […]

  • 11 September 2012

    ENERMAR, the Working Group of Ocean Renewable Energies supported by the Spanish College and Association of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers, organizes the third edition of its Technical Sessions ¨The Ocean and the Renewable Energies. The contribution of the Naval and Oceanic Engineering¨ at Barcelona (Spain), on September the 13th and 14th. The ocean renewable […]

  • 19 October 2015
    R&D

    The DCNS Research teams have moved in their new facilities at Technocampus Ocean, located in Bouguenais, on the outskirts of Nantes, France. During the inauguration of Technocampus Ocean on 15 October, DCNS launched its rupture innovations workshop. The workshop aims particularly at fostering the emergence of new and inventive ideas and boosting their development in order […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Turkey has a huge floating offshore wind potential and could significantly support the deployment of the floating offshore wind technology, WindEurope said during a recent workshop in Istanbul entitled “Leveraging the EU offshore wind expertise in Turkey”.

  • 17 August 2010
    Training & Education

    At this year’s SMM Hamburg Messe, with the support of the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology, is organising a two-day SMM Offshore Dialogue. This will take place on 8th and 9th September as part of the side programme at the world’s leading international shipbuilding exhibition at Hamburg Fair site. With its main themes of […]

  • 27 October 2016
    Authorities, Environment, R&D

    The potential for the development of offshore wind energy in Mauritius exists, however, it is important to take into consideration environmental aspects such as cyclones and tsunamis and the coral reef, as well as respecting the different phases of the supply chain, according to GE Renewable Energy’s Gautier de Martene. De Martene, who oversees strategic […]

  • 24 August 2012

    Comfort at Sea that offers hotel accommodation vessels to the offshore wind industry has aquired another vessel. It is the ropax Ocean Atlantic with a passanger capacity of 235 in 147 cabins. “This is a vessel that will meet the requirements for more space for tool containers and workshops for the comming projects and we […]

  • 15 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    DuPont Sustainable Solutions (DSS) has begun working with Siemens Gamesa’s Offshore business unit on training approximately 6,000 employees in developing greater risk awareness to improve safety. The companies partnered to implement DuPont Risk Factor training, as well as group leadership coaching for 275 senior and middle management staff, and a number of Safety in Engineering […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Serdijn Ship Repair and Zwagerman Offshore Services have established a joint company under the name Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG). The ideas and activities of Serdijn and Zwagerman are complementary, so a complete portfolio can be offered to clients. Existing markets and new market segments will be addressed in seven business modules: Mobilization and demobilization, maintenance: […]

  • 16 March 2011

    LM Wind Power, the world’s largest producer of wind turbines blades, announced today a major strategic move assisting the growing offshore wind market. The company will open the world’s longest, widest and tallest wind turbine blade workshop, capable of manufacturing blades of up to 100 meters in length, far longer than any existing blades. To […]

  • 13 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Windcomm will host an offshore event OBMC (Offshore Business Meetings and Conference) on July 3, 2014 in Rendsburg, where effects of the EEG amendment on offshore industry will be one of the most important topics.  “The implementation of the Renewable Energy Sources Act (EEG) and the development of a new energy market is a process […]

  • 4 July 2013

    The economic potential of the emerging marine renewable energy sector in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly and neighbouring Brittany was debated at an industry workshop at the Green Cornwall Show. Guest speakers painted an optimistic picture of the evolving opportunities for businesses in the two coastal regions, where the development of marine energy has […]

  • 24 September 2012
    Technology

    New wind turbine control technology being developed at the University of Hull was top of the agenda at a prestigious two-day workshop in Hull last week. Some of the world’s leading turbine manufacturers attended the workshop, providing an opportunity to share cutting-edge intelligence on making offshore technology more reliable and efficient. Delegates were given an […]

  • 15 May 2017

    By John Spee, Investment Projects & Acquisition at Noord-Holland Noord The Dutch harbour city Den Helder has grown the last 40 years into a key offshore hub for the Central and Southern North Sea. Now with the transition from Oil & Gas to renewables on the horizon, the region sees a leading role for itself. The […]

  • 19 November 2012
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Alnmaritec, based in Northumberland, is best known for the design and build of commercial workboats. This week though the company officially launched its new ‘Wimbourne Quay Repair Centre’ at the historic Port of Blyth site. With 150m of berths / quayside frontage and over 100,000 square feet of covered workshops the new repair centre is […]