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Installation and trenching 91 Inter Array Cables at DONG Energy’s Race Bank Windfarm Site successfully completed.

09.10.2017 DeepOcean are pleased to confirm that all 91 Inter Array Cables have been safely installed and that the base case trenching operations are complete at DONG Energy’s Race Bank Offshore Windfarm site. Once fully operational, Race Bank will have a capacity of 573MW which will provide sufficient green energy to power over half a million UK homes from the 91no. 6MW turbines off the Norfolk coast. This project, which is considered to be DONG Energy’s most complex to date, is located at a challenging worksite with strong currents, shallow waters, widely varied seabed soils, and of course, consistently...

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Andy Yuill to chair Bioenergy Insight 2017

October 4, 2017 Natural Power’s Senior Renewable Heat Manager, Andy Yuill, will be chairing this year’s Bioenergy Insight conference and exhibition on 4th and 5th October at the Sheraton Grand in Edinburgh. The conference will be hosting more than 30 talks from industry experts, discussing the trends that will shape bioenergy plans for 2018, from financing bioenergy projects, and the post-Brexit effect on bioenergy, to seizing opportunities in emerging markets. Andy will introduce session one at 2pm on Wednesday 4th October ‘The Big Picture’, which includes presentations on mapping the supply chain, exploring industrial wood pellet pricing and the...

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Royal HaskoningDHV assists key Clients to deliver ports in record time

4 Oct 2017 Royal HaskoningDHV’s key client Olam International Ltd, together with GSEZ Ports partners – the Republic of Gabon and the Africa Finance Corporation (AFC) – started the development of new port facilities in Owendo, Libreville in 2014. The new port facilities are located in the estuary of the Komo river and required a total investment of $500 million. These ultra-modern facilities will support the diversification of the Gabonese economy and will significantly improve the cost of living in the area by reducing transport costs. Royal HaskoningDHV assisted GSEZ drafting the port masterplan, undertaking the feasibility design of...

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UK based MPI Offshore to head up foundations installation at Triton Knoll

03/10/2017 Triton Knoll has today confirmed UK-based MPI Offshore Ltd as preferred supplier for the transportation and installation of its offshore wind turbine foundations and offshore substations. Triton Knoll has today confirmed UK-based MPI Offshore Ltd as preferred supplier for the transportation and installation of its offshore wind turbine foundations and offshore substations. The Stokesley (Teesside) based outfit is one of a string of top UK firms being announced as preferred suppliers to the project, and demonstrating Triton Knoll’s commitment to providing UK value across both the supply chain and in terms of low cost energy for consumers. MPI...

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Vigor wins award to build the U.S. Army’s Maneuver Support Vessel (Light), MSV(L), a new generation of landing craft for U.S. Army.

03-Oct-2017 PORTLAND, ORE. – (October 2, 2017)  In a highly competitive bid process, the U.S. Army has chosen the Vigor design for its new generation of landing craft. The contract represents the largest award in Vigor’s history with a total value of $979,390,000 over a ten year period and will provide sustained full time employment for roughly 200 skilled artisans.  “This award is the culmination of a five year process of research and development that first began with Kvichak prior to its merger with Vigor,” explains Frank Foti, Vigor CEO. “We are grateful for the exceptional work done by...

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Loeriesfontein wind farms connect to Eskom grid

Loeriesfontein Wind Farm and Khobab Wind Farm, in the Northern Cape, have announced that the wind farms are now connected to the Eskom grid, via Eskom’s Helios Substation and commissioning of wind turbines have commenced. “We energised the wind farm substations with Eskom Transmission’s Helios substation on 28 September, marking a pivotal point in the construction of the both of the wind farms, and will now continue the process of wind turbine commissioning,” explained Kevin Foster, Kevin Foster, Country Construction Manager for Mainstream Renewable Power. Khobab Wind Farm confirmed the completion of all of their 61 wind turbine generators,...

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BMT Supporting Acquisition and Sustainment at PACIFIC 2017

28-Sep-2017 BMT Group (BMT), the leading international design, engineering and risk management consultancy, will showcase its defence acquisition and sustainment capabilities, as well as its latest naval ship designs at the Pacific International Maritime Exposition in Sydney next week.  As a global leader in maritime and naval engineering consultancy, BMT has spent over 30 years supporting both Australian Industry in Sustainment Services to CASG and the Royal Australian Navy, while providing independent and critical support to GM Ships and Submarines.  BMT’s unique company employee ownership scheme allows for independent advice which has created a strong reputation for working alongside partners to solve the most complex technical and programmatic challenges.  Several BMT experts will take to the stage presenting their unique insights into the most pressing industry issues. Aidan Depetro, BMT’s Modelling & Simulation lead, will discuss the Design & Safety Challenges of Lithium-ion batteries for Conventional Submarines.  BMT’s latest naval ship designs will also be on display including the VENATOR®-110 Frigate, 48m Patrol Boat and 30m Fast Landing Craft.  VENATOR-110 is a standard platform with a flexible/modular approach enabling different customers to have a ‘menu of choice’.  It is also a design configured for ‘block-build’ enabling different parts to be built in different shipyards and is gaining traction through several overseas opportunities such as the US FFG(X) and Colombian PES programmes.   Visitors to the BMT stand will be able...

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Mainstream signs renewable energy cooperation agreement in Southern Chile

As part of this agreement, around 30 students, specialising in technical subjects, will learn about non-conventional renewable energy and the electricity market and will have the chance to visit a wind farm. Mainstream is working in this region to develop the Puelche Sur wind farm project, which is set to deliver 153MW of clean, efficient energy. In an effort to support and contribute to renewable energy education, Mainstream Renewable Power and the Frutillar Liceo Industrial Chileno Alemán[1] (Lichaf) signed a cooperation agreement during a ceremony held in the school, which is located in the Frutillar commune of the Los...

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