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Maersk Connector named in Newcastle

May 11, 2016

DeepOcean has named its latest vessel, the Maersk Connector, in Newcastle. The ceremony was held at A&P Tyne, where work to install the duel concentric 7000-tonne split capacity basket carousel, loading arms and associated cable handling equipment is nearing completion…

Winds of change offshore US?

May 10, 2016

American offshore wind has for too long been overshadowed by the long-delayed Cape Wind project, but the winds of change might finally be blowing.  Cape Wind, is a 130 turbine, 3.6MW offshore wind park planned for off Cape Cod, Massachusetts…

Siemens uses Aqualis for wind farm study

May 09, 2016

Siemens Wind Power has contracted offshore marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore to provide a series of assessments for wind turbine service operations to be performed by a jackup vessel chartered by Siemens.  The jackup…

Plat-O tidal device heads to Orkney

May 06, 2016

UK tidal energy developer Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) has arranged a £4.5 million funding package to commence the deployment of an array of its PLAT-O tidal energy systems at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) in Orkney. SME…

DONG consults on Hornsea Three

May 05, 2016

DONG Energy has started consultation on its 2.4GW Hornsea Project Three offshore wind farm in the UK North Sea. If built out to full capacity, Hornsea Project Three would be the world’s largest offshore wind farm, capable of powering over 2 million UK homes…

Minesto inks Subsea Riser Products order

May 05, 2016

Swedish wave energy firm Minesto has entered into a supplier agreement with Subsea Riser Products (SRP), within which Minesto has ordered a modified version of SRP’s product Rocksteady for its tidal energy power plant Deep Green. Delivery is scheduled for the first quarter of 2017…

OTC16: Wind powered water injection feasible

May 03, 2016

Wind powered water injection is a technically feasible project for suitable fields, according to the results of a joint industry project (JIP), revealed at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston today.  The DNV GL-led WIN WIN JIP would also be capable of meeting performance targets…

Statoil enters German wind market

Apr 25, 2016

Statoil has entered into the German offshore wind market, through a 50% acquisition of the Arkona offshore wind farm. Statoil and E.ON also announce the final investment decision on the 385 MW project. The estimated total investment for the project will be in excess of US$1…

Siemens wins Baltic wind farm order

Apr 25, 2016

Siemens has received an order for the supply, installation, and commissioning of 60 direct-drive offshore wind turbines, each with a capacity of 6MW. The customer for the project is a consortium between the German power provider E.ON, based in Essen…

Atlantis eyes Indonesia tidal energy project

Apr 21, 2016

Tidal energy firm Atlantis is looking to form a joint venture to develop a 150MW tidal stream site off Indonesia.  The firm is joining forces with SBS, a privately owned international marine, subsea and renewable energy developer, which…

Class approval for floating turbine

Apr 15, 2016

Classification society Bureau Veritas has issued Approval in Principle for the WindFloat Floating Offshore Wind Turbine (FOWT) foundation. WindFloat is designed by Principle Power and consists of a ballasted floating platform which supports a multi-megawatt wind turbine generator…

Houlder in Rampion wind farm tool delivery

Apr 07, 2016

Houlder delivered the first of two offshore pile upending tools for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm development, off the UK’s Sussex coast. Image of Houlder's offshore pile upending tools, from Houlder…

Fugro completes EOWDC site work

Apr 04, 2016

Fugro has completed offshore works undertaken in preparation for full construction of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) at Aberdeen Bay, Scotland. The geotechnical site investigation took place at 11 turbine locations to assess the seabed…

Aqualis lands Race Bank gig

Mar 30, 2016

Offshore marine and engineering consultancy Aqualis Offshore has been contracted by A2SEA to perform engineering consultancy services for its offshore wind farm installation work at the Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm offshore the UK. Aqualis…

BOEM approves wind energy research facility off Virginia

Mar 24, 2016

As part of President Obama’s Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop clean energy sources and cut carbon pollution, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced its approval of the first wind energy Research Activities…

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