Category Archives: Offshore Engineering

WCG to represent Tekmar Energy in North America

Tekmar Energy Limited, the leading supplier of cable protection systems for the offshore wind and oil & gas markets globally, has announced an agency agreement with the Massachusetts-based Whitman Consulting Group Inc. (WCG).  Beginning immediately, WCG will represent Tekmar as … Continue reading

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Understanding Offshore Project Risk through Data Management

The high cost of developing offshore wind is often sited as one of the main drawbacks for further adoption of the technology. There are several strong arguments which challenge this notion including the fact that it is an emerging sector … Continue reading

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Offshore Energy Construction Now Underway in New England

May has brought some excellent visible progress in offshore energy in the US. In Orino, Maine the prototype of the 1/8th scale foundation prototype for a floating offshore turbine system was unveiled at the University of Maine. The UMaine project, … Continue reading

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Its not all about turbines…

Good article posted today at Wind Energy Update on offshore cable installation. A couple of years a go it was hard to get the topic of offshore transmission recognized as a critical factor for building energy production offshore, today this … Continue reading

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Offshore cable installation is not new, the scale of implementation is

The issues surrounding financial losses related to the installation and maintenance of offshore power cables are having a negative impact on the offshore wind industry around the world. A recent article in industry leading publication Recharge mentioned “that about 80% … Continue reading

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Floating Offshore Wind?

Windpower Offshore is reporting that construction of the Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Demonstration Project will begin this month. The project is being led by Marubeni (who is also one of the investors in the Atlantic Wind Connection) and will have … Continue reading

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The Case for Ocean Planning:

In 2009 President Obama created the Ocean Policy Task Force the purpose of which was to “develop recommendations to enhance our ability to maintain healthy, resilient, and sustainable ocean, coasts, and Great Lakes resources for the benefit of present and … Continue reading

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