Alternative Energy
JULY 2, 2014 — After several starts, stops and stalls, offshore wind in the U.S. is starting to pick up a favorable breeze. The U.S. Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued…
JUNE 15, 2014 — Drydocks World reports the successful completion of the pioneering offshore wind HVDC converter platform DolWin beta. The platform, the world's largest of its kind in terms of capacity, was built at…
MAY 28, 2014 —The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) says it is moving forward with wind energy planning efforts on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) offshore New York. The bureau is publishing a Call…
MAY 20, 2014 — The fourth of four jack-up legs was today settled into its jacking position on an offshore wind turbine vessel under construction at the Wismar, Rostock-Warnemünde, shipyard of Germany's Nordic Yards. The…
MAY 9, 2014 — The U.S. Department of Energy has selected of three pioneering offshore wind demonstrations to receive up to $47 million each over the next four years to deploy innovative, grid-connected systems in…
APRIL 30, 2014 — Windwave Workboats, Penzance, Cornwall, U.K., has placed the first order for a Twin Axe Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2008. It is the first Damen Shipyards vessel ordered by the offshore wind…
APRIL 28, 2014 — OSD-IMT, the U.K. division of Offshore Ship Designers (OSD), has developed a range of innovative new designs of offshore wind-farm service operation vessels (SOVs). The 1,350 dwt IMT972 SOV is powered…
MARCH 18, 2014 — U.K. offshore wind farm support vessel operator Njord Offshore has taken delivery of its first 26 m Twin Axe catamaran work boat from Damen Shipyards Group — just seven weeks after…
FEBRUARY 27, 2014 — Britain's Sure Wind Marine Ltd. has taken delivery of its second Damen Twin Axe Fast Crew Supplier – the Sure Swift - in a little over a month after its first …
FEBRUARY 21, 2014 — A new type of construction vessel could make projects such as the installation of tidal energy turbines feasible in more places. British marine renewable energy specialist Mojo Maritime and Hamburg, Germany,…
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