Offshore Wind Farms


#122

Here is a presentation of the brand new Cable Layer NKT Victoria: http://maritime-executive.com/article/ship-of-the-year-nkt-victoria
This is the competition you are up against for upcoming work in the burgeoning Offshore Wind Power industry in the US.


#123

You have probably heard that wind farms are bad for marine life and for fishermen?
Here is an article with a different finding: https://www.technologyreview.com/s/608930/first-evidence-that-offshore-wind-farms-are-changing-the-oceans/


#124

Offshore wind to outgrow Oil & Gas:

http://www.offshorewind.biz/2017/10/09/pieter-van-oord-we-need-to-build-turbines-like-we-build-cars/?utm_source=emark&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=daily-update-offshore-wind-2017-10-10&uid=69408


#125

Hi people, I am currently writing a dissertation on the Access Interface for Offshore Wind Farms. As part of it I am conducting the following questionnaire.

If you have experience in working in the Offshore Wind Sector, please can you help me by completing it. It is a short survey, only 10 questions. Should not take more than a few mins. Thanks in advance.

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/N3JJ3CZ


#126

Statoil open the first floating wind farm off Scotland today:


They are ready to offer this technology to places like Hawaii, California and others with narrow OCS.


#127

Movement in Legislation & Technology

http://gcaptain.com/developers-plan-wind-farms-off-jersey-christie-era-ends/

And now growth predictions:

Now Jones Act surfaces…


#128

Statoil’s “New Energy SolutionS” division is aiming at markets far from the North Sea and Europe for their HyWind technology, with west coast of USA, Hawaii, Caribbean, Brazil and Japan as the main target areas:


California and Hawaii are VERY interested, despite (maybe because of??) resistance from the Trump administration.


#129

Statoil has named it’s Wind Farm project off New York:


#130

Looks to be in between two traffic lanes.


#131

The Big Apple going big on Wind…


#132

So is North Carolina. Avangrid Renewables has a lease with BOEM on a 122,405 acre site 60 miles offshore of Kitty Hawk.


#133

Offshore wind is coming to the US, no matter any resistance from certain quarters:


Are the US Maritime industry ready to take advantage of the coming boom?
Even more to the point; are the US Mariners ready for it?


#134

I don’t see why not. The real question is, will the Navy’s navigation skills be enough to avoid smacking into the towers…


#135

They’ll just order them to get out of the way.


#136

A competing design to Statoil’s already deployed floating wind mills:


Coming to a coast near you??


#137

One step forward, one back…


#138

A long and detailed look at the Offshore Wind Industry in USA:


#139

https://www.awea.org/wind-energy-facts-at-a-glance


#140

In twenty years the “Al Gores” will be yakking how it harms the environment.

Then they will put current generators underneath and that will effect oceanic circulation.

Fish farms crap in the sea and affect the environment.

And we will still be sucking oil out the ground.


#141

Statoil is aiming for California, Hawaii and Japan with their floating windmills: