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Autonomous motherships and robot repair teams at offshore wind farms? On their way, says MIMRee

Autonomous motherships and robot repair teams at offshore wind farms? On their way, says MIMRee

One year on from the launch of MIMRee (Multi-Platform Inspection, Maintenance and Repair in Extreme Environments), the project reports breakthroughs in its quest to demonstrate an end-to-end autonomous inspect and repair mission to offshore wind farms.
Local apprenticeship boost from East Anglia ONE windfarm

Local apprenticeship boost from East Anglia ONE windfarm

People from across East Anglia have a chance to secure a job in the offshore wind industry thanks to ScottishPower Renewables, which is launching a new apprentice recruitment drive for its East Anglia ONE offshore windfarm.
Service personnel could hold the key to the next generation of offshore wind employees

Service personnel could hold the key to the next generation of offshore wind employees

This National Armed Forces Day, we speak to a veteran about how his skills, abilities and personal traits are perfect to help the offshore wind sector grow.
Industry giants back Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence

Industry giants back Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence

Ten of the world’s leading offshore energy organisations have joined the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult’s national Floating Offshore Wind Centre of Excellence (FOWCoE) to drive forward the development of next-generation offshore wind technologies.
Offshore wind providing an employment direction for veterans

Offshore wind providing an employment direction for veterans

Webinars encourage more veterans to ‘Think Offshore Wind’ as they prepare to leave the military.
International collaboration develops tool to reduce impact of choppy seas on offshore wind workers

International collaboration develops tool to reduce impact of choppy seas on offshore wind workers

A €3.6 million European project to study the psychological and physiological wellbeing of crew being transferred to offshore wind farms in rough waters, has produced a sail/no sail decision-support tool for marine coordinators, as well as a new understanding of seasickness and how it develops.
Offshore station study ordered amid wind farm plans

Offshore station study ordered amid wind farm plans

A move towards a substation linking cables from three huge planned wind farms off the Norfolk coast has been hailed by groups campaigning to preserve the Norfolk landscape.
Ruling on huge wind farm faces further delay

Ruling on huge wind farm faces further delay

A ruling on whether one of the world’s biggest wind farms can be built off the Norfolk coast has been deferred for another month.
Boreas windfarm off Norfolk coast potentially delayed by five months

Boreas windfarm off Norfolk coast potentially delayed by five months

A major windfarm development planned off the Norfolk coast has been told it may be delayed by up to five months.
Jobs boost for east as company behind world’s biggest offshore wind projects awards contract

Jobs boost for east as company behind world’s biggest offshore wind projects awards contract

East Anglian businesses have landed a major jobs-boosting contract with an energy giant poised to create two of the world’s biggest offshore wind farms off the Norfolk coast.