Search results for: Dr. Blair Thornton

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  • 4 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    A recent expedition led by Dr. Blair Thornton demonstrated how the use of autonomous robotics and artificial intelligence at sea can accelerate the exploration and study of hard to reach deep sea ecosystems, like intermittently active methane seeps. Thanks to rapid high throughput data analysis at sea, it was possible to identify biological hotspots at […]

  • 17 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    It’s no secret that successful engineers often exhibit similar personality traits ranging from possessing strong problem solving skills to working well as a team, so it didn’t come as a surprise to Capt. Derek Thornton’s family when he decided to pursue a career as an engineer. What they didn’t know was that he was determined […]

  • 31 January 2013

    Thornton Bank 2 offshore wind farm, located off the Belgian coast, was fully commissioned in January. The second phase of the wind farm consisting of 24 new wind turbines with a total output of 148 megawatts (MW) is now fully in operation and connected to the grid. The turbines are set to generate approximately 500,000 […]

  • 15 May 2012
    Environment, Technology

    DeTect has completed the installation of the MERLIN Avian Radar System at the wind farm substation on Thornton Bank, reports Windtech International. Last year in January, the Management Unit of the North Sea Mathematical Models (MUMM) acquired the radar system to track the bird movement along the coast at Zeebrugge. After the completed monitoring at […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Wood Group Intetech, the world leader in well integrity management solutions, is to take new offices in the Thornton Science Park, Cheshire. Since Intetech’s acquisition by Wood Group in 2013, the company has seen continued international success, leading to a significant headcount growth. The new offices provide for the current staff numbers and future growth […]

  • 19 July 2012

    Cross-border maritime spatial planning can be a problem if the planning of the countries involved is not harmonized and conflicting interests arise. Guidelines drafted by the EU for such cases, offer no practical remedy. That is the outcome of the MASPNOSE (Maritime Spatial Planning in the North Sea), a study carried out by Deltares at […]

  • 23 June 2011

      The first foundation of the offshore wind farm Thornton Bank 2 has been successfully installed off the coast of Belgium. The around 50 metre high and 550 ton steel foundation (a so-called jacket foundation) was manufactured in Hoboken near Antwerp, and in the past few days it was transported via pontoons through the Scheldt […]

  • 10 October 2011

    All foundations of the offshore wind farm Thornton Bank 2 has been successfully installed off the coast of Belgium. The installation work started in June this year and has been accomplished on schedule. In total, 25 jacket foundations for the wind turbines and one offshore transformer station have been installed 30 kilometres off Oostende in […]

  • 23 August 2010

    Grant Thornton LLP’s Corporate Advisory & Restructuring Services (CARS) today announced the release of  The implications of the oil spill on deepwater exploration and production That is a study outlining the ramifications stemming from BP’s Macondo well disaster for energy exploration and production (E&P) businesses, analyzing how a tougher regulatory environment, enhanced safety, new inspection […]

  • 23 June 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

      The first foundation of the offshore wind farm Thornton Bank 2 has been successfully installed off the coast of Belgium. The around 50 metre high and 550 ton steel foundation (a so-called jacket foundation) was manufactured in Hoboken near Antwerp, and in the past few days it was transported via pontoons through the Scheldt […]

  • 23 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      The first foundation of the offshore wind farm Thornton Bank 2 has been successfully installed off the coast of Belgium. The around 50 metre high and 550 ton steel foundation (a so-called jacket foundation) was manufactured in Hoboken near Antwerp, and in the past few days it was transported via pontoons through the Scheldt […]

  • 23 June 2011

      The first foundation of the offshore wind farm Thornton Bank 2 has been successfully installed off the coast of Belgium. The around 50 metre high and 550 ton steel foundation (a so-called jacket foundation) was manufactured in Hoboken near Antwerp, and in the past few days it was transported via pontoons through the Scheldt […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Emera has withdrawn from the joint venture Cape Sharp Tidal it formed with now defunct OpenHydro stating the project no longer represents the value for the Canadian energy business.

  • 30 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Avalon Borough Council authorized a bid process last week for a back bay dredging project in the public channel west of 21st Street in Pennsylvania Harbor, the Cape May County Herald informs. Estimates are that the channel has filled with as much as 1,750 cubic yards of a silt-like material. Commenting the latest news, Borough Engineer […]

  • 4 July 2013

    Yesterday, the last turbine at the offshore wind farm Thornton Bank was successfully installed. This means that the installation of all 48 wind turbines off the Belgian coast, with a combined capacity of 325 megawatts (MW), is now complete. With the generated electricity, the power plant can supply some 600,000 Belgian housholds every year. In […]

  • 6 May 2016
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Research & Development, Technology

    It is crucial that the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has clear and long-term access to grant funding to deliver the renewable energy innovation that will create a 21st century energy system, the Clean Energy Council said.

  • 22 April 2011

    Installation of the first foundation structures marks the start of works to extend the Thornton Bank wind farm, located off the Belgian coast. In recent weeks, the underwater area has been prepared. Now works are starting to drive the first steel piles into the sea bed. Each pile is about 40 metres long, and four […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    On Friday, January 3, the offshore supply vessel (OSV) Go Electra berthed at the Westhof Quay, BOW Terminal, to mobilize for Thornton Bank offshore wind farm. In co-operation with NorthSea group Zierikzee, BOW Terminal performed the reception and re-loading of all kind of offshore diving equipment on board of the vessel. On the evening of […]

  • 15 September 2016

    Palfinger Marine has secured the first order for its newly introduced Palfinger Blade Access (PBA) system with Senvion, which will use it at the Thornton Bank I, II and III offshore wind farms in Belgium. Dirk Reinhold, Head of Maintenance at Senvion, said: “Safe effective maintenance work on the rotor blades is crucial to ensure our high quality standards. By […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    The offshore supply vessel (OSV) Go Electra, berthed at the Westhof Quay, BOW Terminal has mobilized for Thornton Bank offshore wind farm works. In co-operation with NorthSea group Zierikzee, BOW Terminal performed the reception and re-loading of all kind of offshore diving equipment on board of the vessel. On the evening of January 4, the […]

  • 25 January 2012
    Ports & Logistics

    Oostende is ready for the big offshore projects. As the first customer of REBO, C-Power is planning the assembly of wind turbines for the second phase of the Thornton project. Since its founding in 2009, Renewable Energy Base Oostende (REBO) has invested € 15 million in a 10 hectare terminal at the port Zeewezendok. The […]

  • 7 February 2014

    The Thornton Bank offshore wind farm, developed by the C-Power consortium, was running at full speed in December and January and produced 24% more energy than expected during those two months thanks to exceptionally favourable wind conditions and high technical reliability of the wind farm. The 54 wind turbines, which are positioned 30 kilometres out […]