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  • 13 January 2012

    Fugro confirms that the earlier forecast of more than EUR 260 million net profit and about EUR 2.5 billion turnover will be achieved. About EUR 6 million from the EMGS shareholding comes on top of the aforementioned profit. The turnover increase of about 10% compared to 2010 comes from the growth in the Survey and […]

  • 17 June 2015

    There is a new home for the annual Seawork International, which has been running this week in Southampton. Organisers, Mercator Media, has reached an agreement in principle with Southampton City Council to move Seawork to Mayflower Park, which will allow the exhibition to grow both on the water and on land.  Associated British Ports has hosted […]

  • 25 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    As the year draws to a close, Offshore WIND staff bring a reminder of interviews which caught our readers’ attention the most in 2015! GE Has the World’s 2nd Largest Order Backlog Offshore WIND has spoken to Anders Søe-Jensen, CEO of GE’s offshore wind unit, at the EWEA 2015 event in Paris, where the company introduced […]

  • 22 April 2015

    New research by the British Trust for Ornithology (BTO) has used GPS tags to show how Lesser Black-backed Gulls breeding at a protected site in Suffolk use areas of sea where offshore wind farms already exist, and where future developments are earmarked. Dr Chris Thaxter of the BTO said, “These results indicate just how varied […]

  • 31 December 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Environment, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Training & Education, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The Offshore WIND staff would like to wish all our readers a happy, prosperous, and offshore wind-powered 2016! Happy New Year! Image source: Marc Pearce

  • 30 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    ScottishPower said they will announce decision on how they will use three East Anglian ports for offshore wind development by the end of the year, reports EDP 24 news portal. The company is considering three ports Great Yarmouth, Lowestoft, and Harwich. It is yet to be decided if the company is going to use all […]

  • 23 August 2013
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Chief Secretary to the Treasury, Danny Alexander has today (23 August 2013) announced that next year’s Coastal Communities Fund will be worth £29 million, an increase of 5% from last year. The Coastal Communities Fund was launched in 2012 to invest in seaside towns and villages, helping them achieve their economic potential, reduce unemployment and […]

  • 1 January 2018

    Dear readers,  The Offshore WIND editorial team wishes you a happy and prosperous 2018! We would like to thank you all for being with us in this momentous year of 2017, where the offshore wind sector bloomed amazingly. We hope you stay with us through this exciting renewables ride and follow our contribution to the […]

  • 1 January 2018

    GE’s Haliade Nacelles Waiting for Merkur GE Renewable Energy has published a photo showing its Haliade 150-6MW nacelles for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm being assembled at the company’s Saint-Nazaire site in France. Galloper Nacelles Start Clicking in Esbjerg The first complete nacelle built by Siemens for the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm underwent its […]

  • 13 February 2020

    2020 is set to become a record year with the highest ever use of steel jacket foundations for new offshore wind developments across the globe, according to analysis by Rystad Energy.

  • 17 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Northland Power Inc., an international producer of wind, solar, and thermal power in business for over 25 years, was named Business of the Year by the Netherlands-Canadian Chamber of Commerce at its annual luncheon in the Hague on November 12, 2014. The award recognizes companies who have advanced the relationship between Canada and the Netherlands. […]

  • 1 January 2019

    Offshore WIND wishes you a happy and prosperous 2019!

  • 2 January 2017

    Port of Esbjerg Displays Offshore Wind Bounty Denmark’s Port of Esbjerg has shared a photograph showing components for more than 100 offshore wind turbines ready for installation in the North Sea stored in the port area. Wikinger Jackets Enjoying Sunrise at Lindø A photo of Bladt Industries’ Lindø facilities, showing Wikinger jacket foundations. First Burbo […]

  • 1 January 2020

    Dear readers, The Offshore WIND editorial team wishes you a happy and prosperous 2020. Thank you for being by our side in 2019. May your professional vision mirror the year ahead of us.

  • 19 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Lamprell, a provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore energy industry released financial results for 2014. According to the company, this was a record-breaking year with a net profit reaching USD 118 million, up 224% compared to the year before. The group completed nine projects in the last year, all […]

  • 7 August 2014

    The next issue of Offshore WIND will complete our 5th year of publication. In a special insert to mark this birthday we look back at the past 5 years and highlight the milestones in the industry. Let us know what you think were the most outstanding events of the past 5 years for the time […]

  • 1 January 2014

    Storm ‘Christian’ Shakes DanTysk Offshore Wind Farm (Germany) DanTysk offshore wind farm, situated west of the island of Sylt and directly on the German-Danish border, recently shook under the strength of storm “Christian” that swept through the North Sea. The Netherlands: Damen Unveils Walk to Work Vessel Damen Shipyards has unveiled a completely new Wind […]

  • 7 January 2014

    Douglas-Westwood forecast offshore wind installations averaging 3.2 GW per year over the next ten years with capital expenditure hitting a peak of 18bn in 2016. This report presents a new longer-term forecast and examines the key commercial developments since the last publication to provide detailed insight to established players and new entrant alike. The increase […]

  • 1 July 2011

      BMT Nigel Gee Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design and engineering consultancy, celebrates 25 years of innovative vessel design this year. Established as Nigel Gee and Associates Ltd in June 1986, by Nigel Gee and John Bonafoux, the company is recognised as one of the world’s leading naval […]

  • 8 January 2015

    In 2014 the WindFloat prototype (WF1), Demowfloat’s first installation in Portugal, reached another milestone, it passed the 10GWh mark and has now delivered 12.02GWh of renewable electricity to the grid. The prototype has been in operation for over 3 years and will continue to operate for some time in the future. During 2014 Principle Power […]

  • 26 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    UK renewables had a record-breaking year taking a 19.2 per cent share of electricity generation in 2014. Energy statistics, released by the Department of Energy and Climate Change, show that offshore wind also increased energy generation by 16 per cent, reaching 13.3 TWh, compared to the year before. Offshore wind generation in Q4 also increased […]

  • 14 February 2013

    It was 40 years ago, in the time of the international oil crisis, that some of the first initiatives were undertaken by, what the Dutch now would call, ‘goat-hair wool sock men’ taking a look at wind as a source for generating energy. Reason enough for one of these ‘pioneers’, Chris Westra, to organise a day where the […]

  • 18 February 2015
    Business & Finance

    Iberdrola saw an increase in EBITDA of 3.1 per cent to EUR 6,964.5 million in 2014 while its net profit dipped 9.5 per cent to EUR 2,326.5 million. Underperformance comes as a result of Spanish government’s cut to renewable-power subsidies, the company said. However, Iberdrola’s CEO, Ignacio Galan, feels optimistic for the upcoming year. “We […]

  • 5 May 2015
    Grid Connection

    Offshore wind industry can expect to install a record capacity of 4.2 GW in 2015, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance report. These predictions follow last year’s delays which prolonged some project completions for this year. Last year saw just 868MW constructed, 1GW less than expected. Germany is expected to install more than 2.3 GW […]

  • 2 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    With the latest Dutch tender in process, we said farewell to 2017 and can now welcome 2018 with wishes for it to resume in similar manner as it is most likely to begin: with a concession contract for a project awarded at the first subsidy-free tender.  

  • 16 November 2015

    Wave energy developer Carnegie Wave Energy Limited (CWE) has been recognised as Innovator of the Year by the Banksia Foundation in its annual Sustainability Awards ceremony in Sydney on Friday night. Carnegie was recognised as a national leader in the innovation and sustainability sectors for its Perth Wave Energy Project. Carnegie’s Chief Financial Officer, Mr Aidan […]