Offshore Renewables News - page 52


Setting sights on EPCI work

Aug 01, 2016

Seaway Heavy Lifting is moving into a new league in offshore renewables, taking on contracts on an engineering, procurement, construction and installation basis. Elaine Maslin found out more. Handling foundations and transition pieces…

Keeping busy

Aug 01, 2016

Meg Chesshyre speaks with Heerema Fabrication Group’s CEO Koos-Jan van Brouwershaven about the firm’s activity in both the oil and gas and renewable markets. The Culzean wellhead jacket, under construction…

Powering wind

Aug 01, 2016

Meg Chesshyre speaks with HSM Offshore as the company looks to the offshore wind market while the oil industry downturn continues. The Horns Rev C offshore high voltage substation. Photo from HSM Offshore…

Growth industry

Aug 01, 2016

Offshore wind is a growing business in the Netherlands and it’s set to get even bigger, reports Elaine Maslin. A SIF monopile foundation installed offshore. Photo from SIF. This year…

Van Oord acquires Bilfinger offshore wind activities

Jul 28, 2016

Van Oord, a dredging, marine engineering and offshore projects contractor, has reached agreement on the acquisition of the offshore wind activities of Bilfinger Marine & Offshore Systems, a German company active in the engineering, construction…

OpenHydro supply tidal turbine to Japan

Jul 27, 2016

TIdal turbine maker OpenHydro, a DCNS company, is part of a consortium which has been selected by the Japanese Ministry of the Environment to supply a tidal turbine system for installation at Naru Strait, Goto City, Nagasaki Prefecture. The consortium includes Kyuden Mirai Energy Co…

Boskalis inks Aberdeen wind farm contract

Jul 22, 2016

Dutch contractor Boskalis has been awarded the offshore balance of plant contract by Vattenfall for the construction of Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm, also known as the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre. Following the announcement…

Funding for renewables innovation

Jul 21, 2016

A £6 million grant fund has been launched to help more than 200 companies unlock innovations in offshore renewable energy. The SCORE program, being delivered by the OrbisEnergy innovation and incubation centre in Lowestoft, Suffolk, provides grants of up to £50…

EC-OG wins funding for commercialization

Jul 19, 2016

Aberdeen firm EC-OG (East Coast Oil and Gas Engineering) has secured more than £1 million of external investment from Castle View Ventures and the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise. The investment follows the announcement of a £1…

Subsea UK: Subsea diversification is key

Jul 18, 2016

With global offshore wind expenditure expected to reach about US$288 billion (£210 billion) over the next 10 years, Subsea UK is encouraging companies to expand into the renewables sector to sustain long-term growth. The industry body…

Contractors selected for Aberdeen Bay wind farm

Jul 15, 2016

The partners behind the pioneering European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC), also known as Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm, have revealed the first of the key suppliers for the project, representing a major step forward for the 11-turbine scheme off Aberdeen Bay…

Lloyds grants first wave energy technology qualification

Jul 14, 2016

Following more than two years of cooperation, Lloyd's Register has awarded its first Technology Qualification certificate to a developer of ocean energy technology, AW-Energy in Finland. The Technology Qualification certificate was presented in person by the chairman of Lloyd's Register…

GC Rieber inks wind farm charter

Jul 12, 2016

GC Rieber Shipping has agreed a time charter agreement with Senvion for the construction support vessel (CSV) Polar Queen for use on offshore wind farms. The contract is for a fixed period of seven months with options to extend by up to three months…

Global Maritime provides marine warranty services for Block Island

Jul 11, 2016

Global Maritime Consultancy & Engineering, a provider of marine warranty, dynamic positioning and engineering services to the offshore sector, has signed a contract with offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind to provide marine warranty services for the Block Island Wind Farm…

ABS awarded BKR02 certification services work

Jul 07, 2016

ABS Group received a contract to provide project certification services to DONG Energy Wind Power for the planned Borkum Riffgrund 2 (BKR02) offshore wind farm in Germany. Developed by DONG Energy, the BKR02 Project is expected to be fully commissioned in the first half of 2019…

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