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 […]

Statkraft acquires wind development business in Ireland and the UK.

Statkraft has acquired the Irish and UK wind development businesses of the Element Power Group. The transaction provides Statkraft with a large onshore wind development pipeline in Ireland and strengthens Statkraft’s position in the UK.   The transaction comprises Element Power Ireland Ltd and three UK project companies, including the current organisation with around 50 […]

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 […]

Vestas enters new market with 159 MW EPC order for the first large utility-scale wind project in Senegal.

Vestas enters new market with 159 MW EPC order for the first large utility-scale wind project in Senegal.

Vestas is providing a customised solution for the 159 MW Parc Eolien Taiba N’Diaye, Senegal’s first large utility-scale wind energy project and the largest wind project in West Africa. The wind farm will expand the country’s generation capacity by 15 percent, support the development of affordable renewable energy and diversify Senegal’s energy mix as well […]

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 […]

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