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Developing US offshore wind

Nov 01, 2016

Offshore wind turbines have been successfully deployed in several European nations since 1991. Over the past five years, the US offshore wind industry has achieved major milestones. The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has awarded…

Turning the tide?

Nov 01, 2016

The tidal industry’s high water mark is set to be made next year. Many hope it will be a turning point for an industry still facing many challenges. Elaine Maslin reports. Atlantis’ AR1500.  Photo from Atlantis…

Software engineering

Nov 01, 2016

National Instruments’ Charlotte Nicolaou shows how software systems are helping to create installation tools as well as helping to design offshore wind systems in the renewables sector. Houlder’s pile gripper arms…

LEEDCo appoints ODE as Icebreaker Wind rep

Oct 27, 2016

The Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo) in Cleveland, Ohio has appointed Offshore Design Engineering Ltd. (ODE), an engineering and operations support services contractor that is part of the DORIS Group located in the UK, as the engineering representative for Icebreaker Wind…

Atlantis foundations in place, next step turbines

Oct 27, 2016

Tidal energy developer Atlantis Resources is on track to first power from its MeyGen project offshore Scotland by the end of the year completing foundation installation work.  All four turbine foundations were installed at the project site in the Pentland Firth…

DONG first to 1000 installed offshore turbines

Oct 27, 2016

​Danish utility and oil firm DONG Energy is laid claim to being the first company worldwide to have installed 1000 offshore wind turbines. Its offshore wind turbine number 1000 was commissioned at the German offshore wind farm Gode Wind 2…

Boskalis reveals new crane vessel, inks Hornsea work

Oct 26, 2016

Dutch marine contractor Boskalis revealed details of a new offshore transport and crane vessel to join its fleet. The vessel will be a conversion of one of its existing F-class heavy transport vessels. It is being equipped with a 3000…

Fugro to probe US offshore wind development option

Oct 26, 2016

Fugro has been awarded the contract by Vineyard Wind, formerly named OffshoreMW, to perform a marine geotechnical site investigation within its wind development lease, offshore Massachusetts. Fugro’s state-of-the-art, 105m drilling vessel M/V Fugro Synergy will perform the study…

Block Island turbine installation

Oct 24, 2016

In this video, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier shows the installation of the first ever offshore wind farm in the US: Block Island. On 18 August, the Brave Tern jackup completed the installation of five GE Haliade 150-6MW turbines at Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Wind Farm…

Ulstein, SeaOwls partner in SOUL jackup design

Oct 24, 2016

Ulstein Design & Solutions and SeaOwls BV have formed a partnership to jointly develop the next generation self-propelled heavy lift jackup vessel. Image of van Leeuwen, Snijders. From Ulstein…

Huisman cranes bound for Asia

Oct 24, 2016

Huisman, a specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, secured a contract from Japan Marine United Corp. for the delivery of one 800-tonne pedestal mounted crane (PMC) and a contract from Jurong Shipyard for the delivery of one 100-tonne pedestal mounted offshore crane (PMOC)…

Scotrenewables installs tidal turbine at EMEC

Oct 13, 2016

The 2MW SR2000 tidal turbine, developed and manufactured by Scottish engineering company Scotrenewables Tidal Power, has been installed on its moorings for the first time at the European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC), Orkney as part of site commissioning and testing…

Aibel, ABB join forces on wind farms

Oct 07, 2016

ABB and Aibel have agreed a strategic partnership to deliver state-of-the-art offshore wind integration solutions. ABB will focus on its high voltage direct current (HVDC) technology, while Aibel will take turnkey engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) responsibility for the design…

Seatools gets Seaway pile template instrumentation contract

Oct 04, 2016

Seaway Heavy Lifting has awarded Dutch subsea technology company Seatools a contract for the design and delivery of a piling template instrumentation and control system.  The contract includes the complete mechanical, electric, hydraulic…

Iberdrola awards WMO two newbuild contracts

Oct 04, 2016

World Marine Offshore has been contracted by Iberdrola Renovables Offshore Deutschland to provide two newbuild crew transfer vessels (CTVs) during the operations and maintenance (O&M) period for the Wikinger wind farm in Germany. “Building…

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