• logistics & operations

    Third vessel for Innoven Marine Service

    With take-over of the „Lev Twister“, Innoven Marine Service, based in Bremerhaven, Germany, took a third vessel under its management, which broadens the service portfolio of the shipping company. read more
  • logistics & operations, politics & business

    Wind energy hub planned for the North Sea

    The transmission system operators TenneT and have initiated a futuristic project to create an artificial island in the North Sea to inexpensively distribute electricity from offshore wind... read more
  • logistics & operations

    LiDAR buoy measures “Firth of Forth” wind farm area

    Fraunhofer IWES has been measuring wind conditions in the “Firth of Forth” wind farm area off the east coast of Scotland with its LiDAR wind buoy for a number of weeks now. The meteorological data... read more

  • logistics & operations

    Prysmian to add offshore cable capabilities to UK factory

    Prysmian Group announces the capability of its UK production facility in Wrexham to manufacture both 33 kV and 66 kV submarine cable cores used for the inter-array cable connections in offshore wind... read more
  • politics & business

    Germany: Offshore wind farms with extremely low subsidies

    The eagerly awaited results of the first auction for offshore wind farms in Germany are in. The average subsidy was only 0.44 cents/kWh. But there were also successful bids for 0.0 cents as well as 6... read more
  • politics & business

    Offshore industry calls for higher installation targets

    The offshore wind industry is warning of a break in the further development of technology if current expansion targets are not revised upwards significantly. At the 14th Hamburg Offshore Wind... read more
  • science & technology

    AD 8-180 prototype on final stretch

    Adwen continues the development of its 8MW platform and has entered the final stages in the installation of the AD 8-180 prototype in Bremerhaven (Germany). After the foundation and the first three... read more
  • science & technology

    FORESEA supports 15 offshore renewable energy technologies

    The FORESEA programme has awarded “recommendations for support” to 15 offshore renewable energy technologies following its second call for applications. The awards will provide a real boost to... read more
  • project update

    Two new inter-array projects for Prysmian

    Prysmian Group, specialist in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has been awarded two new contracts for offshore wind farms in Germany (Merkur OWF) and Denmark (Horns Rev 3 OWF). read more
  • project update

    First turbine successfully installed at Nordsee One

    Installation of the 54 Senvion 6 MW wind turbines that will comprise the Nordsee One Offshore Wind Farm has commenced at the base port in Eemshaven. read more