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Petrofac awards HFG platform fabrication contract

Mar 04, 2016

Petrofac has awarded Heerema Fabrication Group (HFG) an AFC contract to fabricate the substation platform for Galloper Wind Farm (GWFL). Heerema Hartlepool is fabricating the unmanned offshore substation platform. Project engineering…

SAL on Veja Mate wind farm

Mar 04, 2016

SAL Heavy Lift signed a contract with Dutch Offshore WindForce, a joint venture between Boskalis and Volker Stevin International, for the transport of 67 transition pieces. The transition pieces are destined for the Veja Mate in offshore…

DNV GL appoints energy CEO

Mar 03, 2016

DNV GL has appointed Ditlev Engel as the new CEO of its energy business area. Starting 4 April, Engel will succeed acting CEO Elisabeth Harstad and report to the group president and CEO Remi Eriksen. Engel will be based at the DNV GL - Energy headquarters in Arnhem…

DeepOcean welcomes Maersk Connector

Feb 29, 2016

DeepOcean welcomed its advanced cable installation vessel Maersk Connector to North East England for the mobilization of specialist cable handling equipment for projects in the offshore renewables and subsea interconnector sectors. The vessel…

Green light for East Anglia ONE

Feb 29, 2016

ScottishPower Renewables has made a final investment decision on the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm, which is set to be one of the largest wind parks in the world. The 714 MW, £2.5 billion (US$3.47 billion) project offshore East Anglia…

NorSea Group inks Hywind base deal

Feb 19, 2016

Norway-based NorSea Group's Stordbase is to be used to assemble the world's first floating wind farm, the Hywind Scotland Pilot Park under a US$5.8-8.1 million (NOK 50-70 million) contract. The contract, which enters starts 1 March 2016…

ABS to certify Dounreay Tri floating wind farm

Feb 16, 2016

ABS Group received a contract to provide third-party certification and design verification services for Hexicon AB for the planned Dounreay Tri floating offshore wind farm demonstrator project in Scotland.

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Statoil in renewable energy capital fund

Feb 16, 2016

Statoil launched a new venture capital fund, Statoil Energy Ventures, dedicated to investing in attractive and ambitious growth companies in renewable energy, supporting its strategy of growth in new energy solutions. Image from Statoil…

PKA, LEGO Group buy into DONG wind farm

Feb 10, 2016

DONG Energy has signed and completed an agreement to divest 50% of the 258 MW UK offshore wind farm project, Burbo Bank Extension, to Danish pension provider PKA and KIRKBI, parent company of the LEGO Group. Each investor will obtain a 25% ownership interest in the project…

DONG enters US offshore wind project

Feb 09, 2016

Denmark's DONG Energy will take over an offshore New Jersey wind lease previously held by RES Americas Developments that had been awarded to RES in an auction held by the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in November 2015. The New Jersey lease encompasses 160…

NOIA: Obama’s oil tax plan to hurt consumers

Feb 08, 2016

National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) president, Randall Luthi, issued the following statement ahead of President Obama’s budget request:  “The [US] is the global leader in oil and gas production and American consumers are enjoying the lowest gasoline prices in a decade…

First floating wind job for Nexans

Feb 05, 2016

Statoil awarded Nexans the contract to supply static and dynamic cabling and associated accessories for the world's first floating wind farm, following a successful demo facilitated by Nexans' cables which has been in operation since 2009…

DONG makes Hornsea FID

Feb 03, 2016

Danish energy group DONG Energy has made a final investment decision (FID) to build the giant Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. Once built, Hornsea will be the world's first offshore wind farm with more than 1000 MW capacity. Located 120km off the Yorkshire coast…

New wave and tidal energy standards

Feb 02, 2016

A new set of standards for the design and operation of tidal turbines has been published based on the outputs of a project in the Energy Technologies Institute’s (ETI) marine technology program. The new certification standards will apply…

BV approves ocean thermal energy converter

Jan 29, 2016

Leading international classification society Bureau Veritas has issued its first Approval in Principle for an ocean thermal energy converter (OTEC). The approval applies to a 1MW plant developed by the Korea Research Institute of Ships and…

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