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  • 9 September 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Minesto’s Board of Directors and senior management recently visited the Faroe Islands where they engaged in strategy discussions and meetings with key stakeholders. Minesto’s Board and management team met with the company’s collaboration partner in the Faroe Islands, the electric utility company SEV. The purpose was to discuss the current joint project to install two […]

  • 25 August 2015

    Sea Shepherd’s anti-whaling activist vessel Bob Barker, which arrived in the Faroe Islands on Monday, August 24, and its 21 crew members have been denied entry to the country. The police made the decision with a basis in immigration legislation and in the interests of maintaining law and order, the Faroe Islands government said. “In recent […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development, Technology

    Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has landed a framework agreement for onshore engineering services in the Faroe Islands to support the operation and maintenance of its Deep Green technology. Minesto will be installing tidal energy devices in the waters surrounding the Faroe Islands, initially in Vestmannasund with further installations planned in other locations. To that […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Minesto and Faroese electric utility company SEV have signed a power purchase agreement (PPA), advancing its collaboration to integrate tidal energy in the Faroe Island’s electricity mix. The PPA comprises both the planned installations of two 100kW systems of Minesto’s subsea kite technology and an additional 2MW capacity allocated for installations of utility-scale tidal energy […]

  • 27 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Drilling of the Brugdan II Re-Entry well in licence 006 offshore the Faroe Islands has concluded. The well will now be plugged and abandoned. It was drilled to 4542 meters and resulted in a dry well. The well is located 130 km offshore the Faroe Islands and was respudded in May 2014. It was drilled […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has signed up its first customer through a collaboration agreement with the main power utility on the Faroe Islands, SEV, for the installation of two DG100 tidal energy devices.

  • 27 June 2014

    Statoil has announced that drilling of the Brugdan II Re-Entry well in the licence 006 offshore the Faroe Islands has concluded. The well will now be plugged and abandoned. The drilling rig West Hercules will now start drilling on the Sula/Stelkur well in the Faroe Islands. It was drilled to 4542 meters and resulted in a […]

  • 25 August 2015

    Sea Shepherd’s anti-whaling activist vessel Bob Barker, which arrived in the Faroe Islands on Monday, August 24, and its 21 crew members have been denied entry to the country. The police made the decision with a basis in immigration legislation and in the interests of maintaining law and order, the Faroe Islands government said. “In recent […]

  • 29 April 2020
    Exploration & Production, Research & Development, Technology, Transition

    A new study shows tidal power may be a significant resource for Faroe Islands to balance other renewable energy sources. This is the preliminary result of a PhD project on the energy balance and stability of the Faroese electrical system. PhD researcher, Helma Maria Tróndheim, said:“So far the results indicate that tidal power may be […]

  • 29 June 2020
    Business developments & projects, Equipment, Technology

    Minesto and its partner, electric utility SEV, are progressing their joint tidal energy demonstration project in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands. With Minesto staff and hardware at the site, the installation work is at full speed to connect Minesto’s DG100 kite system to the Faroe Islands electricity grid. “The team is doing a terrific job and we […]

  • 16 March 2020

    Swedish marine energy developer Minesto said that so far it has had no negative impact related to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) on incoming components and subsystem deliveries. The major kite system components for Minesto’s Faroe Islands project are assembled and are currently being factory tested and commissioned. Minesto is targeting installation of the first DG100 […]

  • 27 November 2012

    Statoil and its partners ExxonMobil and Atlantic Petroleum have decided to temporarily suspend operations on the Brugdan II well offshore the Faroe Islands. The Brugdan II well has drilled into the sub-basalt section, but the primary objective has not yet been reached. “The decision to suspend the drilling is based on the expected bad weather […]

  • 11 May 2017
    Business & Finance

    Marine conservation organization Sea Shepherd Netherlands has submitted a request to the European Commission to launch infringement proceedings against Denmark for facilitating the slaughter of pilot whales and other cetaceans in the Faroe Islands. The request was submitted “with the formal support of 27 Members of the European Parliament”, according to Sea Shepherd. The organization […]

  • 1 April 2020
    Technology

    Minesto, along with its partner SEV, has secured all necessary permits and consents for the installation of two grid-connected tidal kite systems in Vestmannasund, Faroe Islands. “We have had great support by SEV and the Faroese authorities to reach this crucial achievement. SEV has made terrific work to secure all necessary permits for our first […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    On 25 June the Faroese Trade and Industry Minister awarded six blocks to DONG Energy in the Open Door Licence Round. The awarded blocks are located in the Faroe-Shetland Basin, west of the producing British fields Foinaven and Schiehallion, and DONG Energy has been awarded operatorship and a 100% interest. Together with the recent licence […]

  • 26 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    On 25 June the Faroese Trade and Industry Minister awarded six blocks to DONG Energy in the Open Door Licence Round. The awarded blocks are located in the Faroe-Shetland Basin, west of the producing British fields Foinaven and Schiehallion, and DONG Energy has been awarded operatorship and a 100% interest. Together with the recent licence […]

  • 11 August 2010

    Ministers have condemned the governments of Iceland and the Faroe Islands for ignoring agreed fishing quotas for mackerel. The decisions were described as “short-sighted and selfish,” by Richard Lochhead, the Scottish Fisheries Secretary. The Faroe Islands announced last month that they had set their own quota for the fish, three times higher than that internationally […]

  • 12 November 2018
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Swedish marine energy developer Minesto has signed a collaboration agreement with the power producer and distributor on the Faroe Islands, SEV, for two installations of Minesto’s DG100 model. The agreement also includes a power purchase agreement through which SEV commits to purchase the electricity generated by Minesto’s tidal energy converters. “We are delighted to have […]

  • 8 October 2018
    Equipment

    Western Baltija Shipbuilding (WBS) has officially started the construction of a new research vessel ordered by MEST Shipyard for the Faroe Marine Research Institute. WBS signed a contract with MEST Shipyard for the building and partial fitting out of the hull of the research vessel, which is 54 meters long and 13.7 meters wide, in February […]

  • 22 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Herøy-based company has signed a contract with Supply Service for delivery of a vessel of Havyard 832 L design to the Faroe Islands and shipowner Tummas Justinussen. This will be the fourth ship of a Havyard design heading to the Faroe Islands and it is the third Supply Service vessel being built at Havyard`s […]

  • 8 June 2012

    Alnmaritec, the specialist aluminium boat builder based in Northumberland, recently announced delivery of the first of boat that it has built to operate in the Faroe Islands. The ‘Krossteinur’ is one of the popular Wave Angler class from Alnmaritec and she is a rugged and versatile support catamaran built to withstand the rigours of operation […]

  • 8 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Alnmaritec, the specialist aluminium boat builder based in Northumberland, recently announced delivery of the first boat that it has built to operate in the Faroe Islands. The ‘Krossteinur’ is one of the popular Wave Angler class from Alnmaritec and she is a rugged and versatile support catamaran built to withstand the rigours of operation in […]