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Floating wind concept planned

Apr 18, 2014

A multidisciplinary consortium of six private and public organisations from five European countries, led by the French wind power firm ASAH LM, will develop a floating wind turbine concept (SPINFLOAT) based on GustoMSC’s Tri-Floater. Other members include: SSP Technology…

Petrofac and Siemens win wind work

Apr 16, 2014

A Petrofac-Siemens consortium is to provide the BorWin3 offshore wind farm grid connection in the German North Sea under a contract with TenneT.  Petrofac will be responsible for the construction and offshore installation of the BorWin3 platform…

Seaway lift completes Meerwind

Apr 14, 2014

Seaway Heavy Lifting has completed the installation of the 3300-tonne transformer topside of the WindMW Meerwind project. The installation took place in 23m water depth in the German Bight on 3 April. Seaway Heavy Lifting performed the lift on DP with its crane vessel Oleg Strashnov…

Heerema completes jacket in 6 months

Apr 14, 2014

Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG)'s Vlissingen facility has completed the HelWin bèta jacket for client Siemens and the structure has set sail to its offshore location in the German sector of the North Sea. After the EPC (engineering,procurement…

Mine risk to be analyzed

Mar 24, 2014

Engineering and project management firm Royal HaskoningDHV and advisory firm 6 Alpha Associates have signed a contract with the Construction Industry Research and Information Association (CIRIA), to be the research contractor for a project…

Oleg Strashnov wins wind work

Mar 21, 2014

Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited (owned by Statoil ASA and Statkraft) has awarded Seaway Heavy Lifting the contract for the transportation and installation of 67 foundations and 1 substation as part of the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm project…

Oceanflow gets funding

Mar 11, 2014

Tidal energy developer, Oceanflow Energy, has attracted a £300,000 package of support to further develop and commercialise its second generation tidal energy device, Evopod. The company has developed and patented a technology to generate electricity from tidal streams and ocean currents…

Cable laying under focus

Mar 07, 2014

Xodus Group, Cathie Associates, and UTEC Geomarine have formed a consortium which will aim to reduce the costs of generating electricity from offshore wind farms in UK waters. The Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), which brings together nine offshore wind developers (DONG Energy…

Atlantis lists on AIM

Feb 20, 2014

Turbine supplier and tidal energy project developer Atlantis Resources has started trading on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM), operated by the London Stock Exchange.    The placing gave the firm a £72.1 million market capitalization…

Perth wave plant takes shape

Feb 18, 2014

Australian marine renewables firm Carnegie Wave Energy is to start pipeline laying this week on its Perth Project, offshore Garden Island, Western Australia, following completion of offshore foundation installation activities. The Perth…

Seatricity orders first Oceanus 2

Feb 17, 2014

A&P Falmouth has been awarded a contract by Seatricity to build a wave energy device to be deployed at the offshore renewable test facility Wave Hub. A&P Falmouth, in Falmouth, UK, will manufacture, fabricate, and assemble the wave energy converting device…

Ocean thermal energy considered in Caribbean

Feb 10, 2014

While the Caribbean may not be rich in traditional petroleum energy resources, the evolution of renewable energy has revealed that the region possesses an abundance of another valuable source – water. Minister in the Prime Minister’s Office with responsibility for Energy…

DNV GL verifies WaveRoller performance

Feb 05, 2014

WaveRoller, the breakthrough wave energy device created by the wave energy developer AW-Energy, has received independent performance verification, taking the wave power industry one step closer to commercialization. An extensive…

The marine energy challenge

Feb 04, 2014

Marine energy technology has been in development for decades and, in the past 10 years, interest and investment in marine and tidal technologies have increased. However, marine energy still lags 15-20 years behind offshore wind, says Kevan Stokes…

Dudgeon sees daylight

Feb 03, 2014

The Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm development, off North Norfolk, England, is moving forward. In January, partners Statoil and Statkraft announced they awarded Siemens plc two contracts valued at US$848 million, covering the supply and service of 67 wind turbine generators (WTG)…

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