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Revolutionary offshore desalination unit receives SCORE funding

4NRg has secured £42k of grant funding from the Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE) programme for their innovative desalination unit. Research and development...

Revolutionary offshore desalination unit receives SCORE funding

Innovative data streaming tool for offshore sector receives SCORE grant

Grant programme, Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE), has awarded 4C Offshore a grant for £22,000 to develop an innovative web delivery system for its vast amount of...

Innovative data streaming tool for offshore sector receives SCORE grant

Innovative Wave Energy Converter Receives SCORE grant

Grant programme, Supply Chain innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE), has announced Marine Power Systems’ WaveSub as the latest innovation to receive funding. Marine Power Systems...

Innovative Wave Energy Converter Receives SCORE grant

CWind Board appoints new commercial director

CWind, a leading provider of integrated services to the offshore wind industry, today announced it has appointed Jemma Eaton to the board of directors as Commercial Director. The former Commercial...

CWind Board appoints new commercial director

Missed the green deal? Suffolk Energy Action is open for business

The Home Improvement Fund may be closed to new applications but if you are a Suffolk resident you can still get up to £6000 of funding for home improvements. The Government's Green Deal Home...

Missed the green deal? Suffolk Energy Action is open for business

Catapult leads O&M brains pool

The Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult has teamed up with eight offshore wind farm operators to investigate new ways of slashing O&M costs in the sector. A target of £100/MWh for...

Catapult leads O&M brains pool

New PPE contract awarded to Great Yarmouth based OAASIS Group Ltd for local wind farm project.

Leading MRO and PPE distributors OAASIS Group Ltd, based in Great Yarmouth and Aberdeen, have been awarded a new PPE supply contract following a competitive tendering process. The 3 year framework...

New PPE contract awarded to Great Yarmouth based OAASIS Group Ltd for local wind farm project.

East of England takes windpower message into Europe

The East of England is the powerhouse of the global windpower sector - that's the message it is taking straight to the heart of Europe. More than 1000 exhibitors are expected at the new...

East of England takes windpower message into Europe

Leaders continue to focus on future economic growth for Suffolk

Suffolk Leaders came together today to focus on transforming the economy of the county in partnership with the New Anglia Local Enterprise Partnership. Leaders from across Suffolk came together...

Leaders continue to focus on future economic growth for Suffolk

Equalizer Wins EEEGR’s Low Carbon Award

Unique British designed and manufactured smart tools for use in pipeline maintenance stole the show at the EEEGR Energy Innovation Awards at Norwich City Football Club’s Top of the...

Equalizer Wins EEEGR’s Low Carbon Award

Dalby Swale Goes to Work

Dalby Swale has helft Alicat Workboats in Great Yarmouth and is now heading for Lowestoft, where she will begin her first job on the Greater Gabbard Wind Farm. Dalby Swale, the new 23m vessel built...

Dalby Swale Goes to Work

Gamesa, AREVA Strive to Create Global Leader in Offshore Wind

Gamesa and AREVA signed binding agreements for the creation of a joint venture in the promising offshore wind energy industry, culminating the exclusive talks initiated last January. The closing of...

Gamesa, AREVA Strive to Create Global Leader in Offshore Wind

Sif Scores Dudgeon Foundation Contract

The Dudgeon Wind Farm Limited has awarded the contract for the Monopile Foundation Fabrication for its Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm to Sif Group B.V. The contract covers the procurement, fabrication...

Sif Scores Dudgeon Foundation Contract

VSMC Lands Dudgeon Cable Deal

VSMC has been awarded a EUR 110 million contract by Dudgeon Offshore Wind Limited, owned by Norwegian companies Statoil and Statkraft, for the export and inter-array cabling for the Dudgeon Offshore...

VSMC Lands Dudgeon Cable Deal

Statoil, Statkraft Commence Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Construction

Statoil and Statkraft have decided to start building the Dudgeon offshore wind farm off the coast of Norfolk, UK. The project aims for full production in late 2017. When completed, Dudgeon will...

Statoil, Statkraft Commence Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm Construction

‘Dalby Swale’ Prepares for Greater Gabbard Wind Farm

‘Dalby Swale’, the new wind farm support vessel, is preparing for its first assignment on the Greater Gabbard wind farm. In final acceptance trials yesterday the vessel achieved 34...

‘Dalby Swale’ Prepares for Greater Gabbard Wind Farm

Hydrosphere Provides O&M Services to FLiDAR

Hydrosphere is working with FLiDAR NV offering operations and maintenance services for the FLiDAR wind measurement buoys that are deployed within UK waters.  FLiDAR NV has developed the...

Hydrosphere Provides O&M Services to FLiDAR

SSE, MHI Sponsor Green Energy Debate

Inverness pupils talked their way to the top prize at the Big Green Challenge debating competition.   Charleston Academy triumphed for the second year running, competing against 19 schools...

SSE, MHI Sponsor Green Energy Debate

Lloyd’s Register Funds Postgraduates in Structural Integrity

The Lloyd’s Register Foundation has signed a heads of agreement with TWI to provide £15 million research funding to establish the new National Structural Integrity Research Centre (NSIRC)...

Lloyd’s Register Funds Postgraduates in Structural Integrity

Dalby Offshore in Centrica’s Team

Dalby Offshore is yet again working with Centrica as part of the new initiative ‘One Team’ Programme which brings together 16 contract partner companies all working together to...

Dalby Offshore in Centrica’s Team

RenewableUK: DECC’s Statistics Prove the Case for Wind Power

RenewableUK says new statistics published today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change prove the case for wind power. The figures show that 19.4% of all the UK’s electricity mix in the...

RenewableUK: DECC’s Statistics Prove the Case for Wind Power

RenewableUK Publishes Manifesto ahead of UK’s 2015 General Election

RenewableUK, the trade body for the wind and marine energy industries, has issued its Manifesto ahead of the 2015 General Election in United Kingdom. The document, which lays out its policy asks...

RenewableUK Publishes Manifesto ahead of UK’s 2015 General Election

The Crown Estate: Investment in Scottish Offshore Renewables Rises

The 2014 Crown Estate Scotland Report, published today, shows a 13.6% increase on net capital investment to £5 million, with a significant proportion of overall investment over the year...

The Crown Estate: Investment in Scottish Offshore Renewables Rises

Iberdrola to Invest in UK’s Energy Security

Ignacio Galán, chairman of IBERDROLA and ScottishPower, today told the UK Energy and Climate Change Secretary Ed Davey in London that the company’s ambitious investment programme in the...

Iberdrola to Invest in UK’s Energy Security

The Crown Estate Hails GIB’s Investment

The Crown Estate has welcomed today’s announcement by the Green Investment Bank to raise a £1 billion fund to encourage new private investors to invest in offshore wind farms in the...

The Crown Estate Hails GIB’s Investment

Fred. Olsen’s Trio to Transfer Walney O&M Crew

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier A/S has entered into an agreement with Walney (UK) Offshore Windfarms Limited for the operations and maintenance on Walney offshore wind farm. The three year contract, signed...

Fred. Olsen’s Trio to Transfer Walney O&M Crew

Kitty Petra Heads Out to First Charter after Seawork

Tidal Transit’s newest personnel transfer vessel (PTV), Kitty Petra, began the first of her planned charter contracts after making her debut at Seawork International earlier this...

Kitty Petra Heads Out to First Charter after Seawork

Bond Dickinson’s Lawyers Secure Consent for East Anglia OWF

Bond Dickinson LLP Planning & Infrastructure lawyers have advised East Anglia offshore wind farm, a ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall joint-venture, on the full consenting matrix for the...

Bond Dickinson’s Lawyers Secure Consent for East Anglia OWF

Tendring Council Working to Realise Economic Strategy

Work is taking place to investigate key regeneration projects in Tendring in a bid to be prepared to make the most of the funding opportunities available to boost economic growth across the...

Tendring Council Working to Realise Economic Strategy

Two Dalby’s Vessels Head Out to Greater Gabbard OWF

Dalby Offshore Wind Farm Support Vessels ‘Dalby Wharfe’ and ‘Dalby Humber’ are to carry out maintenance work for Siemens on the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind...

Two Dalby’s Vessels Head Out to Greater Gabbard OWF

Dalby Takes Delivery of 23m WFSV at Seawork

The ‘Dalby Swale’ was visited by 1000′s of visitors over the 3 days and was open for viewing, with tours been taken by Dalby Offshore Skipper Colin Palmer and Deck Hand Paul...

Dalby Takes Delivery of 23m WFSV at Seawork

East Anglia One Gets Thumbs Up

The East Anglia One offshore wind farm that is expected to support almost 2,900 jobs and bring over £520 million of investment into the UK’s economy has today been given consent from the...

East Anglia One Gets Thumbs Up

James Fisher, ExtremeOcean Innovation Ink Deal for Pioneering WFSV Concept

James Fisher Marine Services Ltd, part of James Fisher and Sons plc – the UK’s leading marine services provider, today announces the signing of an exclusive market entry agreement...

James Fisher, ExtremeOcean Innovation Ink Deal for Pioneering WFSV Concept

East Anglia Announcement Boosts UK’s OW Sector, Says RUK

RenewableUK says today’s announcement that East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm has gained planning consent from the Department of Energy and Climate Change is a boost for the UK’s offshore...

East Anglia Announcement Boosts UK’s OW Sector, Says RUK

Wind Beneath Their Wings...

In celebration of wind week (9th June to 15th June) and Global Wind Day (June 15th) OrbisEnergy set their tenants a challenge, build a paper airplane. The rules were simple; you could use one A3 or...

Wind Beneath Their Wings...

East Anglia ONE given the green light.

East Anglia ONE wind farm has been given consent by government. The project, once complete will have up to 325 turbines making it the largest offshore wind farm in the world, it will drive...

East Anglia ONE given the green light.

Global Tech I: BOLD TERN Installs Rotors, INNOVATION to Replace VIDAR Soon

The installation vessel BOLD TERN from Fred. Olsen Windcarrier is now also installing rotor stars at the Global Tech I offshore wind farm. In accordance with planning, the project company Global Tech...

Global Tech I: BOLD TERN Installs Rotors, INNOVATION to Replace VIDAR Soon

Galloper awards onshore contract

RWE and SSE’s 340MW Galloper offshore wind farm has signed a £1m contract with civil engineering company Breheny to carry out onshore works. The contract includes preparatory ground...

Galloper awards onshore contract

Crown expects 10GW by 2020

Crown expects 10GW by 2020 The UK offshore wind sector is maturing and on course to double its capacity to 10GW by 2020, according to The Crown Estate. The Offshore Wind Operational Report 2014...

Crown expects 10GW by 2020

North Sea giants host bucket trials

North Sea giants host bucket trials   Statoil, Statkraft, Dong Energy and Eon are teaming up with the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator for installation trials of Universal...

North Sea giants host bucket trials

UK offshore 'to treble by end-2020'

UK offshore wind capacity is on course to more than treble by the end of 2020 and reach between 13GW and 14GW, according to RenewableUK figures. The trade body mapped the likely development path...

UK offshore 'to treble by end-2020'

CWind in ex-Royal Marines boat-share deal

Leading offshore wind solutions provider, and OrbisEnergy tenant CWind’s successful boat share scheme has to date attracted investment from different groups within the maritime community,...

CWind in ex-Royal Marines boat-share deal

Nine Companies Compete for EEEGR Energy Innovation Award

Nine finalists will line up to compete for the East of England’s top awards for new ideas in the energy industry. Companies from across all aspects of the energy world are challenging for the...

Nine Companies Compete for EEEGR Energy Innovation Award

East of England Business Ready to Fight for Share of Wind Energy Market

While the East of England energy industry is poised for a massive portion of the £50bn capital investment over the coming decades, there are signs that the region’s businesses are already...

East of England Business Ready to Fight for Share of Wind Energy Market

Tidal Transit’s New PTV on Its Way to Seawork

Kitty Petra, Tidal Transit’s fourth Personnel Transport Vessel (PTV), set sail yesterday from Alicante to make her debut in Southampton on Berth V34 at Seawork International 2014. She will...

Tidal Transit’s New PTV on Its Way to Seawork

Two New Dalby’s Vessels Complete Sea Trials

OrbisEnergy tenant Dalby Offshores' latest jet vessels the 23m ‘Dalby Swale’ and the 21m ‘Dalby Wharfe have a very successful sea trial offshore at Great Yarmouth both with a top...

Two New Dalby’s Vessels Complete Sea Trials

Great Yarmouth Inks O&M Base Deal for Dudgeon Offshore Wind

Dudgeon Offshore Wind Ltd and Great Yarmouth Port Company Ltd have signed an Agreement for Lease giving Dudgeon the right to 1,7 acres of land on South Denes Road, a warehouse on the demise and...

Great Yarmouth Inks O&M Base Deal for Dudgeon Offshore Wind

Lamprell Delivers Hydra to Seajacks

Lamprell, a provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore energy industry, has completed the construction and delivery of the “Hydra” to its...

Lamprell Delivers Hydra to Seajacks

Contract extension boost for Great Yarmouth offshore firm 3sun Group

The specialist provider of products and services to the global energy industry has been working with Siemens since 2009 on projects worth a total of £15m in the UK. The two-year contract...

Contract extension boost for Great Yarmouth offshore firm 3sun Group

Red7Marine Carrying Out Repair and Maintenance Work at London Array

The work is being done at a number of turbines and inter array cable locations. Red7Marine Offshore Ltd is undertaking diving and construction work within the London Array site. Operations will be...

Red7Marine Carrying Out Repair and Maintenance Work at London Array

ORE Catapult Selling Blyth Assets

Following The Crown Estate’s announcement of a competition for the offshore land rights of the Blyth Offshore Demonstrator project, the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult will in parallel...

ORE Catapult Selling Blyth Assets

CTruk Names New Chairman

Composite high-speed craft designer and builder CTruk has appointed shipbuilding industry veteran Peter McIntosh OBE to succeed Andy White as chairman. The former executive director of VT Group PLC...

CTruk Names New Chairman

Triple time at East Anglia

Vattenfall and ScottishPower Renewables are holding meet the public events next month to spread the message about their proposed 1.2GW East Anglia 3 offshore wind farm. The public information days...

Triple time at East Anglia

‘Dalby Swale’ Hits the Water for the First Time

Dalby Swale, Dalby Offshore Services’ new 23m wind farm support vessel (WFSV) has entered the water for the first time at Alicat Workboats in Great Yarmouth.  The...

‘Dalby Swale’ Hits the Water for the First Time

CLS Offshore Helps Its Project Manager Raise Money for Two Charities

A Project Manager at CLS Offshore, in Great Yarmouth, is hoping to raise £10,000 for two charities by completing the Three Peaks Challenge as part of a team of ten. Tony Daines will be...

CLS Offshore Helps Its Project Manager Raise Money for Two Charities

OAASIS Group celebrates achieving ISO 9001, 14001 and BS OHSAS 18001

Terry Simmons, Director, is delighted to announce that OAASIS Group has been successful in obtaining ISO 9001, 14001 and BS OHSAS 18001 accreditations. Achieving these standards reinforces OAASIS...

OAASIS Group celebrates achieving ISO 9001, 14001 and BS OHSAS 18001