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    Siemens to equip first Finnish offshore wind farm

    Siemens has been awarded its first commercial offshore wind order from Finland: the company will supply, install and commission 10 wind turbines, each with a capacity of 4 MW and a rotor diameter of... read more
  • project update, politics & business

    Gothaer invests in Nordergründe

    While debt funding for the € 410 million offshore wind project Nordergründe had already been arranged in June 2015 by European Investment Bank (EIB) and KfW IPEX Bank, a new co-investor, Gothaer Leben... read more
  • politics & business

    Siemens gets Type Certificate for its 7 MW turbine

    DNV GL has awarded Siemens Wind Power with final Type Certification for its new 7-MW offshore wind turbine SWT-7.0-154, confirming full IEC-61400-22 compliance ahead of schedule. read more

  • politics & business

    Catch-up effects lead to offshore record in Germany

    In 2015, offshore wind turbines with a capacity of 2,282 MW were connected to the grid in Germany. This is on par with expectations expressed early on in 2015, but for now it will remain a one-off... read more
  • logistics & operations, politics & business

    Bibby and Damen to build SOV

    Bibby Marine Services Ltd. has signed a contract with shipbuilder Damen Shipyards for a purpose-built SOV to serve the offshore wind market. The new ship called Bibby WaveMaster 1 represents the first... read more
  • logistics & operations, politics & business

    Report maps regulations on vessels used in the North Sea

    The Danish Maritime Authority has had a report drawn up that maps the regulations and industry standards applicable to maritime operations in the offshore wind sector of Denmark, the United Kingdom,... read more
  • politics & business

    Rob Spillard joins Bibby HydroMap

    Seabed survey company Bibby HydroMap continues to strengthen its executive board. The offshore survey company has appointed Rob Spillard as its new Technical Director. read more
  • politics & business

    CG to equip Kriegers Flak

    Avantha Group Company Crompton Greaves (CG) has been awarded a contract from Denmark’s national electricity transmission system operator Energinet.dk to provide power transformers and Gas Insulated... read more
  • politics & business

    Geissinger is the new CEO at Senvion

    Senvion has announced an important appointment: on December 17, Jürgen Geissinger came on board as CEO of the company. The former Schaeffler CEO is replacing Andreas Nauen, and his future... read more
  • politics & business

    Andreas Wellbrock will be the new managing director of WAB

    On 1 June 2016, Andreas Wellbrock will be joining WAB e.V. as its new managing director. He will be taking over from Urs Wahl, who was appointed as interim manager of the industry network in the... read more

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