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Bureau Veritas is the latest addition to IWSA

Bureau Veritas is the new member of the International Windship Association (IWSA) to assist in the development of various renewable solutions. BV’s addition is expected to boost IWSA’s development with the establishment of regional wind propulsion ‘centres of excellence’ or ‘hubs’ around the world.

Watch: How port of Rotterdam uses solar power

The Port of Rotterdam published a video focusing on the solar panels that are the port’s most sustainable energy sources, highlighting the importance of renewable energy and the sustainable development that will follow.

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs is IWSA’s latest member

French maritime company Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) Group is the latest member of the IWSA. As the firm commented ‘The need to reduce fuel costs and future proof vessels in preparation for decarbonization costs is growing and the embrace of technology solutions that can deliver double digit savings for retrofit installations and significantly higher savings for optimised new builds makes a lot of sense.’

Siemens Gamesa inks wind offshore MoU in Taiwan

Siemens Gamesa announced that it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Formosa Plastics Corporation for offshore wind in Taiwan, today, July 5. The company noted that this follows a series of earlier agreements. 

Joint project launches wind turbine recycling

WindEurope, Cefic (the European Chemical Industry Council) and EUCIA (the European Composites Industry Association) have created a cross-sector platform to advance novel approaches to the recycling of wind turbine blades. Today, 2.5 million tonnes of composite material are used in the wind energy sector. 

Japanese firm partners on floating offshore wind farm

Shizen Energy, Japanese solar power company signed an agreement with Ideol, a French wind developer, collaborating on a full size floating wind farm off the coast of Japan. This partnership coincides with recent senior recruitments to shore up its local sales and engineering subsidiary. 

Irish offshore wind project a step closer to survey phase

The Oriel offshore wind project in Ireland is getting ready for the start of site surveys after having secured a license by the Department of Housing, Planning and Local Government. The investigation projects are planned to begin in August, at the site off the coast of Dundalk, in discussions with the stakeholders and the local community.

UK signs 10-year offshore project to boost domestic offshore wind market

The Offshore Wind Industry Council (OWIC) launches a ten-year programme to support the growth of UK businesses looking to capitalise on the opportunities offered by offshore wind. The GBP 100 million project is planned to support more than 650 British companies to access the domestic offshore wind market and create further opportunities to enter the global market.


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