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Siemens gets Finnish wind order

Jan 27, 2016

Siemens has been awarded its first commercial offshore wind order from Finland. The company will supply, install and commission 10 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 4 MW and a rotor diameter of 130m, for the Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm in the Baltic Sea…

Aqualis Offshore lands BorWin3 gig

Jan 19, 2016

Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by Petrofac to perform technical support services for its work on the BorWin gamma topside that is destined for the North Sea.  The scope of work includes preparation of technical specifications for…

New project development director at Atlantis

Jan 14, 2016

Atlantis, a global leader in the tidal power sector, is pleased to announce the appointment of Cameron Smith, as director of project development.  Smith has joined Atlantis’ new executive management group based at its corporate headquarters in Scotland and will report directly to the CEO…

Ezion Holdings lands service rigs deal

Jan 13, 2016

Ezion Holdings Ltd. has secured an agreement to jointly market two service rigs being built by a Chinese state owned enterprise to support the offshore windfarm, oil and gas activities in the energy sector, announced Ezion Holdings board of directors…

TPSL, ScottishPower Renewables team up

Dec 18, 2015

Atlantis Resources and ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) are teaming up to develop a joint portfolio of projects for the growing tidal sector, announced Atlantis.  Atlantis’s Scottish project development vehicle, Tidal Power Scotland Limited (TPSL)…

Scotrenewables funding paves way for largest turbine

Dec 18, 2015

Orkney based Scotrenewables Tidal Power (SRTP) has secured a further £5.7 million from investors to allow it to demonstrate the world’s largest tidal turbine. The company is currently nearing the completion of the build of its SR2000 (2MW) system in the Harland & Wolff shipyard in Belfast…

Laminaria to test wave technology at EMEC

Dec 15, 2015

The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) has signed Flemish wave energy developer Laminaria to test its innovative wave energy converter at EMEC's grid-connected wave test site at Billia Croo, off the west coast of Orkney, Scotland. Laminaria's technology…

Irish Sea offshore study published

Dec 14, 2015

The UK's Crown Estate has published a study by the British Geological Survey summarizing the geological conditions of the Irish Sea. It is intended that the study will provide a valuable resource for anyone considering development of offshore infrastructure in the region…

Atlantis, JDR focus on subsea cables

Dec 08, 2015

Tidal power firm Atlantis has entered into a five-year collaboration agreement with JDR Cable Systems to develop solutions for storage, installation, monitoring, connection, termination and testing of offshore subsea cables, as well as advancing the engineering design of the cables…

Siemens to supply Scottish floating wind farm

Dec 04, 2015

Siemens is to supply turbines for Norwegian major Statoil's floating offshore wind turbine project off the coast of Scotland. The wind turbine manufacturer will supply the 30MW Hywind Scotland Project with five SWT-6.0-154 direct drive offshore wind turbines…

First Subsea award wind farm contract

Nov 25, 2015

Subsea connector specialist, First Subsea, has been awarded a contract to supply a cable connector for the third phase of the Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Farm Demonstration, offshore Japan. In this latest phase of the project, the connector…

Seismic vessel to become hotel ship

Nov 25, 2015

Dutch ship owner C-Bed has contracted Wärtsilä Ship Design to supply the design for rebuilding its Seismic Survey Vessel, the Viking II, for use as a hotel vessel. When completed, the rebuilt ship will be used to accommodate and transfer service personnel working on offshore wind farms…

Isleburn selected for floating wind farm contract

Nov 25, 2015

Statoil has awarded a contract to Isleburn Limited for providing the suction anchors to its floating wind farm project, the Hywind pilot park, offshore Peterhead, Scotland. Isleburn, part of Global Energy Group and based in Northern Scotland…

Seajacks Scylla delivered

Nov 19, 2015

UK-based offshore installation and maintenance contractor Seajacks International has taken successful delivery of its fifth self-propelled jackup vessel, the Seajacks Scylla. Built by Samsung Heavy Industries in Korea, Seajacks says Scylla…

New JV to develop Portuguese floating wind farm

Nov 16, 2015

EDP Renewables (EDPR), Mitsubishi (through its subsidiary Diamond Generating Europe), Chiyoda (through its subsidiary Chiyoda Generating Europe), Engie and Repsol entered into an agreement to implement a floating offshore wind farm off the coast of Northern Portugal…

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