Wind Power

Design & Operation: Wind Farm Support Vessels

Offshore wind farm development has been led globally by the UK, followed by Germany. Both countries have governments with long term commitments to renewable energy.

CWind to Supply Corrosion Protection for Offshore Wind Farm

CWind is to provide a three months corrosion protection campaign to the offshore wind farm Westermost Rough in the North Sea, owned jointly by DONG Energy, The

BMT WBM Scientist Udy wins Kevin Smith Prize

  BMT WBM’s Brisbane-based Graduate Scientist, Danielle Udy, was recently awarded the Royal Geographical Society of Queensland 2014 Kevin Smith Prize for her honours research.

Protea to Launch Heavy-Lift Cranes at Nor-Shipping

Protea, a global manufacturer of offshore handling equipment, will launch two types of heavy lift cranes at Nor-Shipping 2015 in Oslo, June 2-5. Tomasz Paszkiewicz,

Vestas Giant Turbine the Preferred Choice for Big UK Wind Project

Vestas' largest offshore wind turbine yet has been made the preferred choice for a huge wind park in British waters as the Danish firm strives to catch rival Siemens.

CWind Wins Cable Pull-in Contract

CWind has won a contract to supply rigging and cable pull-in services to CT Offshore to support its cable laying project at DONG Energy’s Gode Wind 1 & 2 offshore wind farms, the company announced.

US Builder Secures Wind Farm Supply Vessel Order

Rhode Island based shipbuilder Blount Boats signed a contract with Rhode Island Fast Ferry for the construction of a crew transfer vessel (CTV) that will operate for Deepwater Wind Block Island,

Tuco Receives Wind Farm Vessels Order

Tuco Marine’s 11m ProZero Wind Farm Service Daughter Crafts has been chosen for WINDEA's new Ulstein SOVs   Tuco Marine Group will supply its 11m ProZero Wind

Block Island Wind Crew Transfer Contract Awarded

Agreement enables high-speed catamaran ferry company Rhode Island Fast Ferry to commission first US-built crew transfer vessel, to be built by Blount Boats, and launch Atlantic Wind Transfers,

Vestas Wins Major UK Offshore Wind Project

Danish wind turbine maker Vestas said on Monday its offshore joint venture had received a 400 megawatt (MW) order for a project in Great Britain, its single largest offshore order to date.

WindSentinel Floating LiDAR Helps Cut Costs

The WindSentinel Floating LiDAR solution developed by AXYS Technologies is a wind resource assessment buoy capable of accurately gathering data on wind speed and

RES Secures Financing for UK Wind Farm Projects

Britain's Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has secured 34 million pounds ($53 million) from German bank Nord/LB to help finance up to 200 megawatts (MW) of wind farm projects in Britain,

Crew Winched to Safety Near Skegness

Two people have been winched to safety after their vessel suffered engine failure and began to take on water, the U.K. Maritime and Coastguard Agency reported.   The

Conquest Presents Offshore Wind ‘Game Changer’

Conquest Offshore presents “game changing” floating installation for Offshore Wind.   Conquests believes that with the right tool every job is possible by taking

Balfour Beatty Names James Fisher Marine Service Provider

James Fisher awarded strategic marine services agreement with Balfour Beatty, a UK Offshore Transmission Owner (OFTO) investor.   James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS),

Cameron Taps Rudd as UK Energy Secretary

British Prime Minister David Cameron has named Amber Rudd, one of the lesser known names from his party, as energy minister to tackle such controversial issues

Super Typhoon nears Philippines, Officials warn of Landslides

  A powerful storm strengthened to a "super typhoon" on Sunday hours before it was set to slap the northeastern tip of the Philippines, prompting officials to

Dongfeng Wins Dogfight in Volvo Ocean Race

 Chinese challengers Dongfeng Race Team, which suffered a broken mast in the previous leg, won a closely-contested sixth leg of the Volvo Ocean Race late on Wednesday.

SunEdison's Emerging Market Unit Files for IPO

TerraForm Global Inc, formed by solar company SunEdison Inc to own and operate some of its power plants in emerging markets, filed with U.S. regulators for an initial

James Fisher Acquires Mojo Maritime

James Fisher and Sons plc has completed the acquisition of Mojo Maritime Ltd (MML) a specialist provider of project management, engineering and consultancy services to the offshore industry.

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