Van Oord select Tekmar for Borssele 2.

Van Oord select Tekmar for Borssele 2.

Tekmar Energy are pleased to announce that international marine contractor Van Oord has selected the patented Tekmar Cable Protection System (CPS) TekLink® Mechanical Latch for the Borssele 2 (site III and IV) offshore wind farm. Borssele 2 consisting of 77 turbines and a total of 731.5 MW, will go into construction off the coast of […]

Boskalis wins EUR 250 million export cable installation contract for Ostwind 2.

Boskalis wins EUR 250 million export cable installation contract for Ostwind 2.

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. has been awarded a sizable export cable installation contract for the Ostwind 2 offshore grid connection. The contract was awarded by 50Hertz and carries a value for Boskalis in excess of EUR 250 million making this the largest cable installation contract acquired by Boskalis ever. The contract scope comprises design and installation […]

Lithuania’s RE revolution

Lithuania’s RE revolution

Lithuania’s vision: 100 percent of electricity from renewable sources Just recently, Lithuania became the first country in Central and Eastern Europe to adopt a RES-based energy strategy. This small Baltic country, which stepped away from the production of nuclear energy only a decade ago, has made a strong move towards renewable energy earlier this year. […]

Van Oord completes the acquisition of MPI Offshore.

Van Oord completed the acquisition of MPI Offshore, a specialist offshore wind installation contractor, from Vroon Group. By acquiring MPI Offshore, Van Oord will further strengthen its global wind organisation and in particular its position in the UK wind market. The acquisition includes the MPI Offshore organisation in Stokesley (United Kingdom), the vessels MPI Adventure […]

Magic Circle scoops £300m Funding Circle IPO as Linklaters advises on £2bn wind farm financing.

Magic Circle scoops £300m Funding Circle IPO as Linklaters advises on £2bn wind farm financing.

Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer and Linklaters have scored lead mandates on the proposed initial public offering (IPO) of small business lender Funding Circle, while Linklaters advised on the £2bn financing of the Triton Knoll wind farm. London-based start-up Funding Circle, which provides a loan platform for SMEs in the UK, US, Germany and the Netherlands, announced today […]

Boskalis acquires Triton Knoll OWF cabling contract.

Boskalis acquires Triton Knoll OWF cabling contract.

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has acquired the contract for the supply and installation of the export and inter-array cables for the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm (OWF), UK. In September 2017, Boskalis signed the Preferred Supplier Agreement which has now been converted into a firm contract following the project’s financial close. The contract carries […]

Tekmar Energy Ltd first offshore company to receive ISO 45001 accreditation.

Tekmar Energy Ltd first offshore company to receive ISO 45001 accreditation.

Tekmar Energy, a market leading technology provider of protection systems for subsea cable, umbilical and flexible pipes and offshore engineering services, are pleased to announce the successful transition to ISO 45001:2018. ISO 45001:2018 is an International Standard that specifies requirements for an occupational health and safety (OH&S) management system, to enable organisations to proactively improve […]

Testing begins on first product tanker vessel utilising wind propulsion technology.

Testing begins on first product tanker vessel utilising wind propulsion technology.

Norsepower, together with project partners Maersk Tankers, Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) and Shell Shipping & Maritime, today announced the installation of two Norsepower Rotor Sails onboard Maersk Pelican, a Maersk Tankers Long Range 2 (LR2) product tanker vessel. The Rotor Sails are large, cylindrical mechanical sails that spin to create a pressure differential – called […]

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind appointed new UK manager.

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind appointed new UK manager.

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind announced on August 30th that it has appointed wind industry stalwart Mr. Julian Brown to the position of UK country manager. The move reflects the increasing importance of the United Kingdom’s offshore wind market and signifies a deepening commitment from MHI Vestas to strengthen its presence. “MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has […]

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