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  • 26 December 2014

    Pontoon loaded with offshore wind turbine parts sinks off Germany A pontoon loaded with parts for offshore wind turbines sank on Wednesday morning (August 13) in the Baltic Sea. The 35×11 meters large transporting pontoon sprung a leak while being towed from Stralsund towards Kiel by Bösch tug, and sank almost four kilometers northwest of […]

  • 16 October 2013

    The world economy is showing signs of recovery after many years of being battered by the financial crisis. This is vital for the wind industry so that investments flow into the industry, and at the same time, transformation still continues. Announcements of investments in Dong Energy as well as Mitsubishi and Vestas joining forces are […]

  • 27 September 2013

    A year ago I wrote in this magazine that the Dutch offshore wind industry was active somewhere in almost every offshore wind farm project in the world, but not so much in the Netherlands itself. Not because the Dutch projects were using non-Dutch companies, but simply because there was only one Dutch project, the Luchterduinen […]

  • 1 October 2014

    Cost reductions are a huge industry focus. I am confident that we can lower the levelized costs of energy by 30 to 40  percent for those projects that will achieve FID in 2020. Of all the possible reductions in CapEx and OpEx, one of the innovations that needs to come forward is standardization of offshore […]

  • 29 November 2013
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    With an expected compound average growth rate of 28.3% from 2013-2020, the growth for the offshore wind industry remains solid. Short term demand in Europe – the main market region for offshore wind – is set to stabilise pending policy clarification and implementation. The outlook beyond 2020, however, remains highly dependent on timely clarification of […]

  • 30 June 2010
    Human Capital

    Exclusive from Offshore wind 2010 conference in Liverpool. David Still, managing director of CBE talked today on Offshore Wind 2010 Conference about building the industry and offshore wind supply chain. Supply chain is all about timing, we can’t relie on given time frames. He also added they are building the Britannia 10MW turbine which is […]

  • 12 September 2014

    Exhibiting at SMM, Dutch specialist in the supply of innovative and efficient equipment, Pronomar, gave an insight into its business. Our reporter met Jaap Baars, Pronomar managing director, where they talked about the company’s products, market and future business plans. “We are focused on to the offshore and maritime industry, but we have noticed lately […]

  • 19 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    A Norwegian technology company, Blueye Robotics, has developed an underwater drone that allows offshore wind companies to perform inspection of underwater structures and power cables without the need for divers or remotely operated vehicles.

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from the port city of New Bedford, Massachusetts (United States) is currently visiting the sites of the German offshore industry in Cuxhaven and Bremerhaven, as we recently reported. The 40-member delegation will be informed about the industry directly from local companies in the following couple of days. “The visit of the delegation shows […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 September 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    BLG Logistics focuses on the renewable sources found right on its doorstep: offshore wind energy. BLG’s decades of experience as an international, seaport-oriented logistics service provider, combined with engineering know-how, makes this possible. BLG identified the signs of the times early on and created a suitable infrastructure for the industry by preparing the Offshore Terminal […]

  • 19 October 2011
    Authorities & Government

    Northampton County could use one of its own properties, possibly the large Indiantown Park complex near Eastville, to accommodate… by Gloria Bradley (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, October 19, 2011

  • 8 November 2011

      The key to making money in offshore wind is to secure long term, lucrative contracts. So how do you find who is tendering, when and… (windenergyupdate) [mappress] Source: windenergyupdate, November 08, 2011;

  • 8 November 2011

      The key to making money in offshore wind is to secure long term, lucrative contracts. So how do you find who is tendering, when and… (windenergyupdate) [mappress] Source: windenergyupdate, November 08, 2011;

  • 23 October 2015

    Wärtsilä has been contracted to supply the ship design for the Vestland Cygnus, a Platform Supply Vessel (PSV) owned by Norway based Norside AS that is to be converted to serve as an offshore wind farm service vessel. The conversion will take place at the Fjellstrand yard in Norway.  The redesign includes several new features, […]

  • 4 August 2013

    Due to experience gained in the building of 100 aluminium crew boats ranging in length from 18 to 53 metres delivered in the last 25 years to the offshore oil and gas sector, the French shipbuilding and ship repair group PIRIOU is now moving into the offshore wind farm support ship market. Pascal PIRIOU declares […]

  • 19 October 2011
    Authorities & Government

    Northampton County could use one of its own properties, possibly the large Indiantown Park complex near Eastville, to accommodate… by Gloria Bradley (delmarvanow) [mappress] Source: delmarvanow, October 19, 2011

  • 17 September 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    BLG Logistics focuses on the renewable sources found right on its doorstep: offshore wind energy. BLG’s decades of experience as an international, seaport-oriented logistics service provider, combined with engineering know-how, makes this possible. BLG identified the signs of the times early on and created a suitable infrastructure for the industry by preparing the Offshore Terminal […]

  • 31 July 2015

    Capital & Centric is under construction with 20,599 sq ft (1,914sq m) of office and warehouse accommodation, including laboratory, research and development space. The accommodation, known as Lightbox, located on Abbey Street in Birkenhead, is targeted towards small to medium sized enterprises within the Offshore Wind Sector. The 1.5 acre (0.6 hectare) site, which Capital […]

  • 26 January 2010

    Judging by the early success the newly created Virginia Offshore Wind Coalition has had in attracting support from private industry and the political world, it’s clear just about everyone wants to stake a claim in the rush to develop a multibillion-dollar wind-generated energy industry off the Atlantic coast.

  • 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 […]

  • 20 September 2010

    The world’s largest networking event for the international offshore wind industry takes place on November 17 in Denmark. This November international businesses in design, production, setting-up and operation of offshore wind turbines gather at the OWIB – the Offshore Wind International Business2Business Event – to discuss opportunities for collaboration on future offshore wind projects. OWIB […]