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    Dong Energy chooses MHI Vestas for Borkum Riffgrund 2

    Dong Energy has chosen MHI Vestas Offshore Wind as preferred supplier for the proposed delivery of the V164-8.0 MW wind turbine for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in Germany. The preferred... read more
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    German Renewables Shipbrokers gets global

    German Renewables Shipbrokers is now called Global Renewables Shipbrokers. The company is underscoring the fact that from Hamburg it operates around the world and not only in Germany. read more
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    Nordseewerke has filed for insolvency

    Nordseewerke GmbH, a manufacturer of foundation elements for the construction of offshore wind turbines located in Emden, submitted an application for the initiation of insolvency proceedings at the... read more

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    Offshore wind farms have moderate cost overruns

    With average cost overruns of 20 %, German offshore wind farms are better than other major projects. In general, large-scale projects in Germany end up costing 73 % more on average than planned. read more
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    The Netherlands hustle things on offshore wind

    The Netherlands will launch two 350 MW offshore wind tenders in December 2015. Subsidy and licences will be made available to the lowest bidder for sites 1 and 2 of the Borssele wind farm zone. read more
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    Troubled times

    Trouble is brewing in the German offshore scene. The ­German Federal Network Agency intends to stop grid connection ­planning in some of the zones. This would essentially be an ­expropriation of sorts... read more
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    James Fisher acquired Mojo Maritime

    James Fisher has completed the acquisition of Mojo Maritime Ltd. The acquisition enhances James Fisher’s specialist marine project delivery capability and enables Mojo to undertake larger and more... read more
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    Jan De Nul orders two new vessels

    Jan De Nul Group keeps on investing. The company has ordered two 6,000 ton subsea rock installation vessels at Chinese AVIC Weihai Shipyard . The vessels will be able to install rock at depths up to... read more
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    Europe’s powerhouse

    The expansion of offshore wind energy can no longer remain dependent on individual countries, and must in future be planned and realised as a European project. read more
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    New record for wind power in 2014

    The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) published its "Global Wind Report" for the year 2014. To give you a short overview, we created an infographic with some of the key figures from the 80 page report. read more