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  • 25 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Infrastructure, Outlook & strategy, Vision

    German transmission system operator Amprion has presented a concept for connecting offshore wind farms across Europe. The Eurobar (European Offshore Busbar) concept aims to integrate offshore wind power into the European power grid so that it makes the best possible contribution to climate objectives in Germany and Europe. The nations bordering the North Sea are […]

  • 22 April 2013

    In March 2013, Konecranes delivered its first busbar-powered, fully-electric RTG to Turkey. The customer is EVYAP Port in Istanbul. This RTG is part of an order, received last year from EVYAP Port, for eight fully-electric Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes. EVYAP Port is a forward-thinking port operator that is investing in energy-saving solutions and emphasizing […]

  • 18 July 2012

    In June 2012 Konecranes received its third RTG order from Turkey. The order is for eight fully-electric Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes that will be delivered to EVYAP Port, located in the Anatolian side of Istanbul. These will be the first Konecranes RTGs in Turkey powered by a Busbar system, which converts the cranes to […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Konecranes has won a repeat order from Lomé Container Terminal SA in Lomé, Togo, for 10 RTGs. They will be identical to the 12 already delivered during 2014. Delivery is scheduled for end-2015 and 2016. With this delivery, Lomé Container Terminal will operate 22 Konecranes RTGs. ‘‘This new order of Konecranes RTGs for our Lomé Container Terminal […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    In December 2013 Konecranes received an order for six Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from Sociedad Portuaria Terminal de Contenedores de Buenaventura, S.A. (TCBUEN) in Colombia. This will be Konecranes’ first delivery of container handling cranes to Colombia. “We are very enthusiastic about this first order to TCBUEN and Colombia. TCBUEN is part of Grup […]

  • 23 September 2012
    Technology

    It is extremely difficult to extinguish a fire in a wind turbine using conventional methods. The 130-meter high turbines are effectively outside the range of the fire department, and when it comes to turbines at sea, human intervention in the event of fire is virtually impossible. That’s why a comprehensive fire safety concept needs to […]

  • 20 October 2010
    Research & Development

    Marine Board of the ESF presents vision for marine renewable energies at the EurOCEAN 2010 conference. By 2050 Europe could get up to 50% of its electricity needs from renewable marine sources according to a report presented today by the Marine Board of the European Science Foundation at the EurOCEAN 2010 conference. Marine renewable energies […]

  • 13 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    In December 2013 Konecranes received an order for six Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from Sociedad Portuaria Terminal de Contenedores de Buenaventura, S.A. (TCBUEN) in Colombia. This will be Konecranes’ first delivery of container handling cranes to Colombia. “We are very enthusiastic about this first order to TCBUEN and Colombia. TCBUEN is part of Grup […]

  • 16 July 2012

    In June 2012, Konecranes received an order for twelve Rubber Tired Gantry (RTG) cranes from Lomé Container Terminal (LCT) in Lomé, Togo. The parties have agreed not to disclose the value of the order. In 2008, Lomé Container Terminal, one of investment company Terminal Investment Limited container terminal projects, was awarded a 35 year concession […]

  • 8 July 2020
    Authorities & Government, Regulation & policy

    The member countries of the North Seas Energy Cooperation (NSEC) and the European Commissioner for Energy Kadri Simson have called for an enabling framework for offshore wind energy at an EU level. Ministers from the NSEC countries and the European Commission signed a joint statement at a meeting on 6 July, agreeing that the current […]

  • 24 August 2012

    A&P North East recently welcomed a number of clients to their two facilities, one on the Tees near Middlesbrough and one on the Tyne near Newcastle. Among those visiting the Tyne yard were Van Oord, with their vessel Ham 601. Arriving towards the end of July for a short stay the vessel underwent structural steel […]

  • 18 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    Eidesvik Offshore, a supply, subsea, seismic and cable-laying shipping company, has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) for the sale of the European Supporter vessel.  Eidesvik Offshore also recently sold its seismic vessels, the Viking II, close to the book value. In an Oslo filing issued on Friday, Eidesvik did not reveal the name of the […]

  • 29 June 2016

    The EU Council’s Permanent Representatives Committee approved on June 29 new rules to increase the financial transparency of ports and create fair conditions for access to port services across Europe, confirming the agreement reached with the European Parliament on June 27.  The new rules set out to make ports more efficient and ensure fair competition […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Rules & Regulation

    The European Council formally adopted a new set of rules governing ports in the European Union on January 23, 2017.  The rules are aimed at increasing the financial transparency of ports and creating clear and fair conditions for access to the port services market throughout Europe. The regulation is expected to make it easier for new […]

  • 24 August 2012

    A&P North East recently welcomed a number of clients to their two facilities, one on the Tees near Middlesbrough and one on the Tyne near Newcastle. Among those visiting the Tyne yard were Van Oord, with their vessel Ham 601. Arriving towards the end of July for a short stay the vessel underwent structural steel […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    The new era is coming for offshore wind in Europe. Investments in this industry are going to double in next ten years. It is the fastest rising industry at the moment. In 2010, approximately USD 82 billion investments in wind industry were recorded. There is a plan to reach USD 140 billion by 2020 and […]

  • 23 February 2017

    On 22 February, offshore wind turbines in Europe generated 218GWh and thus broke the offshore wind generation record.

  • 30 November 2011
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

      A European offshore supergrid – with interconnections between European countries and to offshore wind farms in Europe’s seas – is the vision, but there are big and significant barriers to achieving that vision. ‘We don’t have an interconnected European network today, and we don’t have an offshore grid,’ Ana Aguado from Friends of the […]

  • 11 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    The new era is coming for offshore wind in Europe. Investments in this industry are going to double in next ten years. It is the fastest rising industry at the moment. In 2010, approximately USD 82 billion investments in wind industry were recorded. There is a plan to reach USD 140 billion by 2020 and […]

  • 24 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    A&P North East recently welcomed a number of clients to their two facilities, one on the Tees near Middlesbrough and one on the Tyne near Newcastle. Among those visiting the Tyne yard were Van Oord, with their vessel Ham 601. Arriving towards the end of July for a short stay the vessel underwent structural steel […]

  • 25 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Belgium’s Port of Oostende and renewable terminal operator REBO have invited representatives from European ports and the offshore wind industry to join them on 7 September in a forum aimed at encouraging ports to work together on offshore wind deployment, WindEurope reports. Ports are expanding facilities to accommodate a growing offshore wind industry that must service thousands of turbines in […]

  • 23 November 2016
    Business & Finance

    Customized rope and cable specialist, headquartered in the US, Cortland Company, has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with KWINT Offshore, under which the Dutch hoisting and lifting company will be the European distributor of Cortland synthetic ropes and slings. KWINT will provide a breadth of services including inspection, repair, splicing, and storage to existing and new customers in […]