Alternative Energy
In a reminder that there's more to offshore wind farms than turbines, Germany shipbuilder Nordic Yards has started construction work on its third offshore transformer platform, SylWin Alpha, which is to be installed west of …
Cape Wind has selected a joint venture team of Flatiron Construction Corp., Cal Dive International, Inc. (NYSE:DVR), and Cashman Equipment Corp. as its construction contractor to build America's first offshore wind farm in Nantucket Sound.…
Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell says that the Virginia Marine Resources Commission has voted unanimously to approve proposed construction of a 479-foot-tall, five-megawatt wind turbine generator prototype in the lower Chesapeake Bay, three miles off the…
Denmark's A2SEA (owned 51 percent by DONG Energy and 49 percent by Siemens Wind Power) has signed a contract with Chinese shibuilder COSCO Shipyard Group Co., Ltd., for the construction of a new jack-up vessel…
The tides of the New Jersey shore have enough energy to power 200,000 homes says a new study released by Natural Currents Energy Services, LLC, a company focused on developing tidal power generation. The report…
BMT Nigel Gee Ltd., a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd., is collaborating with offshore wind farm support vessel operator Turbine Transfers of Holyhead, Anglesey, U.K., on the design of a 19 m WSV catamaran utilizing…
Polish shipbuilder Crist S.A. is to build a second heavy lift jack-up vessel for German construction giant Hochtief Solutions. Being built for the installation of offshore wind farms, the vessel is to be named Vidar.It…
Southampton, U.K., based BMT Nigel Gee Ltd. is to supply the design for the construction of eight new 20 m Wind Farm Support Vessels, including options, to be built by Australian shipbuilder Strategic Marine for…
The first vessel to be built  at Austal’s recently acquired shipyard in the Philippines will be a 27-meter trimaran wind farm support vessel according to the company. Construction on the wind farm vessel will begin…
A Danish shipyard that specializes in superyachts is entering the commercial market with a wind farm service vessel that will see its expertise in carbon fiber hull construction applied to a SWATH (Small Waterplane Area…
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