DMEC looks for Business & Innovation Advisor

The Dutch Marine Energy Centre (DMEC) is looking to grow its team with the addition of a new Business & Innovation Advisor. Illustration/Tocardo’s tidal energy array (Courtesy of Tocardo Tidal Power) In the position of Business & Innovation advisor for … Read More

Acergy Viking continues working for Siemens Gamesa

Siemens Gamesa has extended the charter of Eidesvik Offshore’s service operation vessel (SOV) Acergy Viking. The long-term contract will commence in direct continuation of the current contract extending the firm period until the end of January 2027. Eidesvik entered into an … Read More

AZTI and Basque province team up for faster marine renewables uptake

The AZTI technology center has teamed up with Basque’s Provincial Council of Gipuzkoa to create a guide that could facilitate the implementation of marine renewable energy initiatives. Illustration/Marmok wave energy device deployed off Basque coast (Courtesy of EVE) The AZTI … Read More

Building confidence in marine energy technology through certification

The newly released IEC 62600-4 Technical Specification reduces risk in marine energy convertors through technology qualification. By Winston D’Souza (Lloyd’s Register) and Peter Scheijgrond (MET-Support); The article first appeared on IEC e-tech. Illustration (Courtesy of IEC e-tech) Technological innovation can often lead … Read More

Economou sells Heidmar tanker pool to Khanna

Tanker pooling and commercial management company Heidmar has been acquired by its CEO Pankaj Khanna from Greek billionaire shipowner George Economou. As informed, Khanna has acquired 100% of the shares of Heidmar and all related companies — including but not … Read More

Sif gearing up for Hollandse Kust Zuid monopiles

Dutch offshore foundations manufacturer Sif is fine-tuning its production lines for the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind project. The production of the TP-less monopile foundations for Vattenfall’s 140-turbine project is scheduled to start in the fourth quarter of … Read More

DFDS raises outlook as it sees higher freight volumes

Despite uncertainties associated with the COVID-19 pandemic, Danish ferry and logistics company DFDS has raised its outlook for 2020 thanks to growing freight volumes. EBITDA before special items has been raised from DKK 2.2-2.5 billion (around $350-$398 million) to DKK … Read More

WIND opens new cable warehouse

Dutch cable logistics company WIND has opened a new European warehouse and operational office. WIND opened the new warehouse and office last week at its cable storage yard in Velsen Noord, the Netherlands. The new warehouse will be used to store accessories … Read More

Navigate Response: Wakashio crisis communication should have been better

Media and communications response to the grounding and subsequent fuel leak from MV Wakashio was insufficient, belated, and lacked in empathy with those affected by the spill, according to Navigate Response, a global crisis communications network. The Japanese Capesize bulker … Read More

Navantia-Windar starts Saint-Brieuc jacket work in France

The Spanish Navantia-Windar consortium has launched the production of foundation components for the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm in the Brest polder, France. Navantia-Windar has presented the main achievements delivered in its construction program for 34 of the 62 foundations that … Read More