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The "Windcatcher": Bigger Than The Eiffel Tower And Can Power 80,000 Homes, Say Developers

IFL Science 23 Jun 2021
One problem with offshore wind farms is maintenance costs – operation and maintenance can typically account for 25–30 percent of a wind farm’s total lifecycle cost ... “What we’re going to do is to build an elevator system … so that you can actually do all the maintenance and repairs without having these specialized offshore vessels available.
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TurkStream Suspends Gas Transit for Planned Maintenance Until June 29

Urdu Point 22 Jun 2021
TurkStream operations will be temporarily halted from June 22 to 29 for annual scheduled maintenance and diagnostics ... for annual scheduled maintenance and diagnostics.
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7-Star Hangar to reduce $1b spent maintaining planes abroad

Business Day Online 22 Jun 2021
... over $1 billion annually, which is spent ferrying aircraft offshore on different types of maintenance checks.
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How Ports Are Being Reinvented for the Green Transition

The Maritime Executive 21 Jun 2021
Offshore wind turbines, a promising solution ... On that note, offshore wind turbines will profoundly change French coasts over the coming years. The first sites will be near ports (with the first French offshore 80-turbine wind farm due to launch in Saint-Nazaire in 2022).
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How shipping ports are being reinvented for the green energy transition

Beijing News 20 Jun 2021
Offshore wind turbines, a promising solution ... On that note, offshore wind turbines will profoundly change French coasts over the coming years. The first sites will be near ports (with the first French offshore 80-turbine wind farm due to launch in Saint-Nazaire in 2022).
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Shell, BKK and Lyse to jointly bid for offshore wind fields in Norway

Power Technology 18 Jun 2021
The authorities have allowed the two offshore wind fields to have up to 1,500MW and 3,000MW offshore wind capacity respectively. Shell has partnered with renewable energy companies BKK and Lyse to apply for the licenses for developing two offshore wind fields in Norway ... MEX Maintenance Software. Maintenance Software for Power Plants.
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Training underway to meet offshore wind industry demand for jobs

The Barnstable Patriot 17 Jun 2021
Department of Energy estimates 43,000 new jobs will be created in the offshore wind market by 2030 ... That study estimated that over the next decade, offshore wind farms will create 2,000 to 3,000 jobs and generate economic impacts between $1 billion to $2 billion throughout the region.
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BladeBUG completes successful offshore wind trials

The Engineer 16 Jun 2021
Offshore repair and maintenance robot BladeBUG has successfully performed a remotely controlled lightning protection test on an offshore wind turbine ... According to the BladeBUG team, the robot’s ability to carry out such tasks could cut offshore wind maintenance costs and allow for better efficiency.
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Bilfinger Salamis and Sabik Offshore in offshore wind maintenance tie-up

Splash24/7 15 Jun 2021
“This collaboration strengthens our commitment to deliver a fully integrated Tier 1 operations and maintenance service to the offshore windfarm sector as part of our energy transition strategy,” said Mike Henderson, ...
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Proserv expands offering with GCC acquisition

Gulf Daily News 15 Jun 2021
By being able to send a combination of both hydraulic and electrical know-how offshore, as a single service provider, we can now cover a far wider scope of maintenance, upgrade, commissioning and installation work.” ... Its Abu Dhabi based team has developed maintenance and ...
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Newlab and Ørsted Launch the Blue Energy Studio to Power Renewable Energy Innovation

The Marshall News Messenger 15 Jun 2021
During its initial phase, the Studio will focus on offshore wind innovation, and will recruit technology companies focused on streamlining the investigation and installation of new sites for offshore wind development; improving efficiency in site operations and maintenance; and optimizing power distribution to energy grids.
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Economic recovery: pay hikes, insecure bosses, frolicking cows

BBC News 14 Jun 2021
Koslapp. in Swedish, it means the release of the cows ... We're seeing something similar in economic figures ... April calamity ... The most recent Gross Domestic Product figures might have looked even better if April hadn't seen so many offshore oil and gas platforms having planned maintenance, with production that month down by 15% ... Jobs mismatch ... .
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Designs for Jones Act Versatile Feeder Vessel to Support Offshore Wind

The Maritime Executive 10 Jun 2021
The United States’ ambitious plans to develop the offshore wind sector over the next two decades are also helping to create new opportunities in the shipbuilding and shipping sectors to support the installation and maintenance of the offshore wind farms ... It ensures that offshore wind farms count as U.S.
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Shipbuilding Supplier: Visible Recovery After Major Show of Strength

The Maritime Executive 09 Jun 2021
Digital teleservices, such as remote commissioning and maintenance for international customers, have increased significantly and function perfectly from a technical point of view ... The industry is also successful in the construction and supply of offshore wind turbines ... Indicators for marine and offshore equipment suppliers in Germany.
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Meet "Wind Catcher": A 1,000-ft Tall Multi-Rotor Offshore Turbine

Interesting Engineering 08 Jun 2021
The entire frame sits upon a large floating platform that would be moored to the seafloor when deployed in real life using existing practices mastered by the oil and gas industry for their offshore platforms ... "Wind Catcher" can provide the same output for less space compared to conventional offshore turbines.

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