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DDW completes converter platform

Jun 10, 2014

Dubai-based Drydocks World has completed the HVDC converter platform DolWin beta (pictured), described as the world’s largest in terms of capacity.  The platform is one of the main components of TenneT's 900 MW DC offshore grid connection DolWin2…

OpenHydro turbines for pilot farm

Jun 06, 2014

EDF has announced the development of a pilot farm comprising two tidal turbines at Paimpol-Bréhat in Brittany (France). OpenHydro, a DCNS company and leader in tidal energy, will supply two new turbines, which will be operational from 2015…

Seajacks Hydra delivered

Jun 03, 2014

UK-based offshore vessel operator Seajacks has taken delivery of its fourth vessel, Hydra (pictured), from Dubai-based oil and gas engineering and fabrication firm Lamprell. Hydra is the fourth vessel Lamprell has built for Seajacks, which has a fifth vessel…

Siemens charters new jackup for windfarm service

May 20, 2014

Siemens AG has signed a 3-year charter for a new jack-up vessel to be used for service and maintenance operations at more than 1200 offshore wind turbines across northern Europe. The Wind Server jackup (pictured at right) is currently under construction at Nordic Yards in Wismar…

Offshore wind-powered EOR?

May 20, 2014

DNV GL is proposing a new concept that combines mature water injection technology with the newest developments in offshore wind power to achieve more cost effective enhanced oil recovery (EOR). The company is inviting the industry…

Siem wins offshore cable lay contract

Apr 22, 2014

Siem Offshore Contractors, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Siem Offshore, has been awarded the contract for the turnkey supply and installation package of the inner array grid cable system for the Nordsee One Offshore Wind Farm (OWF), a project developed by RWE Innogy…

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…

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