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FoundOcean contract for Fife Energy Park

Jun 12, 2013

FoundOcean has been awarded a contract by Graham Construction to pile grout the foundation for the world’s largest offshore wind turbine, developed by Samsung Heavy Industries, in Fife, Scotland. This will include the first 7MW turbine to be installed…

Tekmar invests £1m in north east

Apr 29, 2013

Tekmar, the leading subsea technology company, has announced a £1million investment programme, which will more than treble the size of its North East England facility and create in excess of 30 new jobs. The Newton Aycliffe-based company…

Chinese ocean thermal energy plan

Apr 17, 2013

Lockheed Martin has announced that it is working with Reignwood Group to develop an Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) pilot power plant off the coast of southern China. A memorandum of agreement between the two companies was signed in Beijing on Saturday…

SCAR plough proves worth

Apr 15, 2013

Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has reported a successful start to a 10-week boulder clearing and trenching campaign on the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm project. Mobilised onboard the Siem Topaz anchor handling vessel, Ecosse Subsea’s SCAR subsea…

DONG, Siemens sign German wind deal

Apr 11, 2013

DONG Energy and Siemens AG have entered into agreements securing potential supplies and servicing of a total of 154 offshore wind turbines of 6 megawatt each, giving a total capacity of 924 megawatt.The agreements give DONG Energy the…

Repsol reaches Tocardo partnership

Mar 28, 2013

In January, Spain’s Repsol announced a partnership with Netherlands-based Tocardo International, a tidal and freeflow water turbine producer, to develop offshore tidal energy. With backing from Repsol’s New Energy Ventures business, Tocardo aims to enhance its offshore engineering capabilities…

Hybrid propulsion systems to be installed

Mar 22, 2013

Viking LadyDNV and the Norwegian shipping industry partnered to develop battery-powered vessels. Four hybrids, powered by a mix of battery and diesel-electric propulsion, will hit the water this year and next. Eidesvik Offshore’s supply ship…

Invest globally, says energy expert

Mar 14, 2013

North Sea offshore investment is reaching all time highs but there is limited capacity to invest to meet demand, according to a speaker at today's annual NOF Energy conference.Specialist Isabel Boira-Segarra of consultancy EC Harris, was speaking at the Energy: A Balanced Future event in Newcastle…

IHS CERAWeek: Energy's new era

Mar 06, 2013

Energy executives celebrated the oil and gas industry’s trend upward at IHS CERAWeek’s 32nd annual conference in Houston.Saudi Aramco CEO Khalid Al-Falih speaks at IHS CERAWeek on Tuesday 5 March (Photo: Audrey Leon/OEDigital)“Exaggerated…

Offshore wind

Feb 01, 2013

Ocean energy is not just in the water. There’s offshore wind, which tends to be steadier than onshore wind. But turbines are harder to build and maintain in a marine environment than they are on land. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)…

Our Crowning Glory?

Feb 01, 2013

Offshore energy means more than just oil and gas. But is it an energy nirvana or a cult of false hope? Bruce Nichols looks at the progress that the marine renewables industry has made, and the hurdles it has to overcome.The latest trend in renewable energy has come to Cobscook Bay in Maine…

Marine Renewable Technology

Feb 01, 2013

Rube Goldberg had nothing on these guys. The American engineer, inventor and cartoonist most famous for drawing outlandish machines would have smiled at all the ideas for capturing ocean wave and tidal energy.According to the European Marine Energy Center…

New offshore wind farm guide

Jan 22, 2013

Bureau Veritas unveils certification guides Guide on Offshore Wind Farm Project CertificationBureau Veritas Certification France has released a comprehensive Guide on Offshore Wind Farm Project Certification, which allows industry players…

Dudgeon beckons for Sheringham duo

Jan 04, 2013

Having partnered successfully through the Scira Offshore Energy joint venture company on the Sheringham Shoal development, Norway's Statoil and Statkraft are working together again on another UK North Sea wind farm project. This follows the acquisition of Dudgeon Offshore Wind…

Wave energy conversion

Jan 04, 2013

JUMBO JOB: The DP2 heavy lift vessel Jumbo Javelin was used to install 111 transition pieces for the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm off Denmark. The transition pieces, weighing up to 180t each, were loaded in Aalborg and transported to Anholt aboard the Javelin…

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