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  • 9 August 2011

      Tata Steel has supplied an order for offshore grade steel manufactured in Scunthorpe and Motherwell to a pioneering wave energy device. Aquamarine Power’s device, which is capable of generating 800kW of electricity, was unveiled last month by Scotland’s First Minister Alex Salmond in Fife. The machine, called the Oyster 800, will now be transported […]

  • 24 June 2011

    India has a great untapped potential for wind energy. According to official estimates, the country’s total wind energy resource amounts to 48 GW of installed capacity, but some experts think that this figure is on the conservative side, and that technological improvements could significantly increase this potential. In India, the wind power generation has gained […]

  • 24 June 2011

    India has a great untapped potential for wind energy. According to official estimates, the country’s total wind energy resource amounts to 48 GW of installed capacity, but some experts think that this figure is on the conservative side, and that technological improvements could significantly increase this potential. In India, the wind power generation has gained […]

  • 25 March 2011
    Business & Finance

    From being a project of nightmares, the lessons learned from the offshore wind farm at Horns Reef and the progress made since has evolved Vestas Offshore into a unique bank of knowledge. “Yes, the offshore wind power plant at Horns Reef was a mess in the beginning,” says Chief Operations Officer Flemming Ougaard. “But I […]

  • 6 October 2011
    Authorities & Government

      Baltimore, Maryland, a city that has great potential as a manufacturing hub in the development of America’s offshore wind industry, is the setting for next week’s second-annual AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition. Hosted by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the three-day event takes place October 11-13 at the Baltimore Convention Center and […]

  • 18 October 2011

    One of the world’s leading engineering consultancies and energy specialists is targeting the Humber region because of its increasing importance as a renewable energy hub. Parsons Brinckerhoff, part of the Balfour Beatty group, has joined Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) as its latest member ahead of a concerted move by the industry to develop new […]

  • 18 October 2011

    One of the world’s leading engineering consultancies and energy specialists is targeting the Humber region because of its increasing importance as a renewable energy hub. Parsons Brinckerhoff, part of the Balfour Beatty group, has joined Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) as its latest member ahead of a concerted move by the industry to develop new […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    The American Association of Port Authorities (AAPA)  welcomed news that the U.S. House-Senate conference committee has completed negotiations and issued its report on the long-awaited and critically-needed water resources development legislation. Upon learning the 2014 Water Resources and Reform Development Act (WRRDA) is on its way to Congress for approval, AAPA immediately sent appreciation and […]

  • 11 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Bibby Remote Intervention Limited (BRIL) has successfully secured a contract with the potential of a seven year commitment. Centrica Energy has awarded a three year contract with two, two year extension options, worth up to £40million. It is the largest Inspection, Repair & Maintenance (IRM) contract Centrica has ever awarded. The contract, due to start […]

  • 8 December 2010

    First mainland Australia DP training facility opens for business A state-of-the-art Dynamic Positioning (DP) Operator Training Facility, featuring an extensive simulator suite developed by Kongsberg Maritime was opened in Northbridge, Western Australia on 22nd November 2010. Owned and run by the Australian Maritime College (AMC), the new facility is ideally positioned to serve the growing […]

  • 11 December 2012

    Being an experienced all-round naval architect, Vripack designed a 43ft supply vessel together with Ribbon Yachts in the Netherlands. And by looking at the correct proportions between line and surface, one can easily see that the design of the agile and modern Ribbon 45 SC is the foundation for the sturdy Ribbon Offshore. Vripack’s challenge […]

  • 16 October 2012

    Sestao-based LA NAVAL Shipyard has not been taken aback by the withdrawal of a newbuilding order by the financially troubled German offshore wind farm developer and shipowner BARD Engineering. It continues developing multipurpose vessels fit to assist installations of wind turbines. Relying on capacities and experience in meeting special requirements for jacking systems, huge capacity […]

  • 18 November 2013
    Technology

    Specialist overwater drilling and marine construction contractor Fugro Seacore is building a powerful pile top drill, the T120, for the offshore wind farm market to assist with monopile installations of up to 8 metres diameter. Their current big drill has 90 tonnes of rotational torque; the new one will have 120 tonnes. This new addition […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Authorities & Government, Business & Finance

    The European Commission is preparing to review the guidelines for state aid in the energy sector. Even though the Commission’s proposals will probably only be unveiled after the German Bundestag election on 22 September, the Greens have already obtained a draft version of the new rules. This draft text has been pre-decided by the EU […]

  • 21 June 2013

    The Global Alliance for 100% Renewable Energy criticises many legislators in Europe for still lacking full commitment to the transformation to renewable energy. At the European inauguration of the new Alliance in Munich, member organisations stated that renewable energy has become the key to Europe’s future economic and industrial development. However, according to the Alliance, […]

  • 16 November 2011

    Critical Software Technologies (UK), Critical Software (PT) and Critical Materials (PT) are working with Floating Power Plant to help the company adopt a proactive approach to monitoring the condition and structural health of its Poseidon off-shore plant. Critical’s work on the Poseidon prototype, situated off the coast of Lolland in Denmark, will open up an […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Capitalizing on its experience and leadership in offshore oil and gas marine services, BOURBON continues to extend its range of services and strengthen its positions in the offshore wind industry. BOURBON has just installed an innovative offshore wind structure in the Atlantic. In perfect conditions off the coast of Portugal at Aguçadoura, BOURBON has installed […]

  • 20 September 2012

    Offshore Group Newcastle Limited announces that the planning application for a new 36,000sqm offshore wind fabrication facility was approved by North Tyneside Council on 18th September. The 36,000sqm building will house an offshore wind fabrication facility, where jacket foundations for offshore wind turbines will be produced, including the innovative Triton foundation. The Project has the […]

  • 17 August 2012

    The skyline of the Amsterdam harbours has been visibly altered in the neighbourhood of Shipdock, Amsterdam’s premier ship repair and conversion yard. The company has recently secured four major contracts for the upgrading and maintenance of the jack-up vessels GMS Endurance, GMS Endeavour, Seajack Leviathan and Seajack Zaratan. These vessels, equipped with elevating legs of […]

  • 6 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Reconstruction of a two-mile stretch of severely eroded shoreline along the Delaware River in Salem County has been completed, making it the second post-Superstorm Sandy beach project in New Jersey to be fully executed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The restoration of Oakwood Beach in Elsinboro was completed last week by the […]

  • 12 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District, recently completed repairs to sections of breakwaters in Cleveland Harbor, Lorain Harbor, Fairport Harbor and Port Clinton – each along Lake Erie’s southern shore. In addition to the structural damages Superstorm Sandy inflicted, a number of shipping channels were burdened with extra sediment from storm wave action […]

  • 15 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The Statfjord A platform in the North Sea actually should have been shut down several years ago. Statoil, Centrica and ExxonMobil have now decided to extend production from the platform until 2020. “Statfjord A is our oldest platform and represents the history of the company’s inception. The extension means that Statfjord A will still be […]