Sulzer Schmid and ENERTRAG Betrieb collaborate on touch-free lightning protection system inspection

Sulzer Schmid and ENERTRAG Betrieb have teamed up to provide a new wind turbine blade inspection solution that integrates ENERTRAG Betrieb’s lightning protection systems (LPS) testing solution with Sulzer Schmid’s unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology and digital inspection platform. This … Read More

Ever Given to drop Hamburg port call due to “safety concerns”

The containership Ever Given, which left Egyptian waters on 13 July, will not make its usual Hamburg port call “because of concerns surrounding navigation safety,” ship’s operator Evergreen revealed in a statement. As informed, the cargo planned to be discharged in … Read More

An inside look at how safety standards are created for the wind industry

By Wesley Witt, chair, and Kristy Abel, vice chair, GWO North America Committee The amount of standardized safety training continues to increase year-over-year across North America in the wind industry because companies gain productivity and a more flexible workforce, while … Read More

Adequate up-tower rescue training is paramount to ensure today’s new wind technicians stay safe

By Sam Heim, Media Specialist, Petzl The wind technician career is projected to have the highest job growth rate in the United States for the next eight years. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the projected percent change in … Read More

Reygar develops comfort monitoring tool for offshore vessel crews

Reygar, an offshore renewable energy sector monitoring systems provider, has been commissioned to develop an industry-first motion comfort monitoring tool within BareFLEET, Reygar’s remote monitoring and reporting platform. The new tool will track and analyze motion, fuel consumption and crew … Read More