Westermost Rough reaches full power output

Full power output has been achieved at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. It is the first offshore wind farm to make commercial use of the Siemens 6 MW wind turbine.

A day in the life of a wind turbine engineer

A short film by Broadcast Media Services (BMS) is telling the story of a typical day in the life of a wind turbine engineer working on London Array offshore wind farm.

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 for the project developers concerned.

RWE inaugurates Nordsee Ost

RWE Innogy has inaugurated the offshore wind farm Nordsee Ost. A symbolic 'plugging-in' ceremony took place on the transformer platform HelWin Alpha in the German North Sea.

Eolos LiDAR wins EIT Award

Eolos LiDAR won the EIT Innovators Award at this weeks’ InnovEIT conference being held in Budapest. Eolos has developed a LiDAR buoy to reduce costs for offshore wind measurements.

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 complex marine projects.

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.

GEV scoops UK Energy Innovation Award

GEV Wind Power’s pioneering approach to mitigating days lost through adverse weather was a winner at this year’s UK Energy Innovation Awards, and saw the company scoop the award for Best Offshore Renewables Innovation.

Intelligent Fender System monitors push-on forces

Strainstall has successfully completed monitoring trial for vessel push-on forces against offshore wind turbines during transfers with its Intelligent Fender System. The trials took place at Greater Gabbard.

Dong Energy inaugurates offshore base of operations

Dong Energy has inaugurated the operational management headquarters for its German offshore wind farms. The company will not only be coordinating the construction of wind farms but also their operation from the location at Norden-Nordeich.