Environment & Sustainability

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    Successful trial of 100% bio diesel on board CTV


    As part of a programme of activity working towards carbon neutrality, Tidal Transit has fully tested a MAN V12 diesel engine using 100% renewable fuel on board a crew transfer vessel.

  • BW Ideol has signed an agreement to acquire a 5% ownership in the 30MW EOLMED floating wind pilot project

    Key French floating wind acquisition


    French renewables key player BW Ideol has signed an agreement to acquire a 5% ownership in the 30MW EolMed floating wind pilot project in the French Mediterranean.  

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    Scottish know-how could help harvest Indonesia’s vast tidal resources


    UK tidal energy developer Nova Innovation has won funding that could deliver the first ever tidal turbine array in Indonesia.

  • Steisdal TetraSpar under tow

    Offshore wind and fishing roadmap


    There’s a new roadmap for constructive interaction between Scotland’s fishing and floating offshore wind industries.

  • Moonfish

    Wind farm cable construction complete


    The first lot of submarine power cables for TenneT’s Hollandse Kust (noord and west Alpha) wind farms in the Netherlands have now been manufactured.

  • Project principal Wendall Brown, Minister Walter Roban, Seabased CEO Laurent Albert

    European technology enables wave power world first


    The Caribbean island nation of Bermuda has taken the bold step of developing the world’s first utility-scale commercial ocean wave power park.

  • SMS Strain

    Sensor cuts turbines costs


    A new autonomous sensor will reduce cost of operations and maximise life of offshore wind turbines.

  • Floating offshore wind

    Blade recycling first


    A UK£2m three-year project to develop wind turbine blade recycling in Britain for the first time has been given the go-ahead after winning a UK Government grant.

  • 'MHO Asgard'

    CTVs cut emissions


    Two of the UK’s first fully integrated hybrid electric crew transfer vessels (CTVs) offer 20% emission savings and flexible operation.

  • Claire Mack, Chief Executive of Scottish Renewables

    Claire Mack: Scottish Renewables


    Electricity transmission charging rules are “restricting the development of major renewable energy projects”, says Claire Mack, Chief Executive of industry body Scottish Renewables.

  • Nova Innovation's latest tidal turbine design (Photo- Nova innovation)

    Scotland’s tidal titans team up


    Nova Innovation and Atlantis Energy have entered a collaboration agreement with the goal of delivering more UK-built tidal turbines in the water, turbo charging the tidal industry.

  • The first four editions of the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge led to partnerships between almost all winners and leading companies

    SMEs sought for wind transfer innovation challenge


    A specialist heavy lifting company has challenged innovators to find a solution for transferring and lifting components to floating and fixed-bottom offshore wind turbines.

  • The 14-tonne Waterwitch vessel has worked on the River Clyde for the past 19 years

    Catalytic hydrogen boost for surface dredger


    COP26 hosts, Glasgow City Council, have made significant steps towards their ambitious goal of reducing their environmental impact and improving air quality for all by upgrading their Water Witch Surface Dredger ‘St Mungo’ with the latest hydrogen catalytic technology.

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    Equinor pulls out of Irish offshore wind market


    Norwegian energy company Equinor has abandoned the Irish offshore wind market, ending a partnership with the nation’s Electricity Supply Board (ESB) after just two years, according to reports.

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    Cable termination and testing


    Offshore Wind High Voltage Specialists V&SH Offshore has been awarded a framework agreement by Seaway 7 for the provision of cable termination and testing services for the next four years with a possibility of further extension.

  • sSevere weather is a major cause of damage to vessels and equipment

    How offshore weather solutions aid vessel operators


    As the global wind energy industry moves farther away from coastlines into deeper waters and harsher settings, new environments bring new challenges to the construction and operation of offshore wind farms.

  • News

    Modular emissions reduction solution for high speed diesels


    Emissions control specialist Eminox is showcasing its scalable, modular emissions reduction solution for high-speed diesel engines at the Europort exhibition.

  • A vision of a new renewables manufacturing base in Scotland

    Attracting new floating offshore wind investment to Scotland


    A vision has been unveiled by Ocean Winds and Aker Offshore Wind of a new manufacturing base in Scotland for their predicted ‘floating offshore wind revolution’.

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    Digital twin wind perks


    Digital twin technology helps reduce operational failures at offshore wind farms.

  • Les Alizés

    Ørsted and Jan De Nul sign offshore wind farm deal


    Ørsted Wind Power and Jan De Nul Group have signed the final contract for the transport and installation of 107 monopile foundations and one offshore substation topside at Gode Wind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3 Offshore Wind Farm.