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Vattenfall first to order 'gamechanger' in-turbine toilet

Vattenfall first to order 'gamechanger' in-turbine toilet

Within weeks of its launch, the offshore wind industry’s first in-turbine toilet has secured its first entire wind farm order from Swedish energy group Vattenfall.
International vessel specialist targets Lowestoft hub as UK growth base

International vessel specialist targets Lowestoft hub as UK growth base

An international offshore transport and installation contractor with some of the world’s largest vessels has chosen Lowestoft’s offshore renewables hub as the location to strengthen its UK presence.
Taller turbines used to help protect seabirds off Norfolk coast

Taller turbines used to help protect seabirds off Norfolk coast

During the design phase of its Norfolk projects, Swedish energy group Vattenfall sensitively sited individual turbines and made them taller, maximising the wind energy that could be generated off the Norfolk coast, whilst minimising the impact on biodiversity. 
Huge wind farm off Norfolk coast gets go-ahead despite concerns

Huge wind farm off Norfolk coast gets go-ahead despite concerns

One of the world's biggest wind farms will be built off the Norfolk coast after the government gave it the go-ahead - despite concerns about the impact on wildlife and villages in the county.
SEACOR Marine and CMB announce transaction for Windcat support business

SEACOR Marine and CMB announce transaction for Windcat support business

SEACOR Marine Holdings Inc, a leading provider of marine and support transportation services to offshore oil and natural gas and wind farm facilities worldwide, and Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB), a diversified shipping and logistics group, have announced that a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Company entered into a binding definitive sale and purchase agreement to sell Windcat Workboats Holdings Limited and its crew transfer vessel business to CMB.
ORE Catapult’s Simon Cheeseman awarded prestigious marine renewables prize

ORE Catapult’s Simon Cheeseman awarded prestigious marine renewables prize

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s wave and tidal sector specialist, Simon Cheeseman, has been awarded the prestigious Society for Underwater Technology’s (SUT) Lennard-Senior prize for 2020 in recognition of his outstanding individual achievement in the field of marine renewable energy.
National Grid ESO publishes final Phase 1 report on Offshore Coordination project

National Grid ESO publishes final Phase 1 report on Offshore Coordination project

National Grid ESO’s Final Phase 1 report on a more coordinated approach to connecting offshore electricity infrastructure has been published.
The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership’s flagship WEST business transformation support programme gets underway

The Offshore Wind Growth Partnership’s flagship WEST business transformation support programme gets underway

Thirty-two UK companies from industries including oil and gas, aerospace and defence have joined companies already working in the renewables sector to begin the Offshore Wind Growth Partnership’s (OWGP) Wind Expert Support Toolkit (WEST) Pilot Programme.
ORE Catapult and the Workboat Association to consider key areas for technology innovation

ORE Catapult and the Workboat Association to consider key areas for technology innovation

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult and the Workboat Association (WA) have been selected by UK Government to develop a Technology Roadmap, outlining a route to the decarbonisation of North Sea offshore wind operations and maintenance (O&M) vessels.
Climate report reinforces need for homegrown transition

Climate report reinforces need for homegrown transition

A major independent report which sets out detailed routes for meeting the country’s climate targets has recognised the positive contribution the UK’s changing oil and gas industry can make in the energy transition.