After leaving home for a life at sea as a teenager, Mark Preece knows the value of spreading his wings and getting around the world.
offshore wind projects
Scotland's offshore wind developers have invested about £165million in projects around the country to date, industry figures show.
The offshore wind industry needs to learn from the North Sea oil and gas industry and establish an effective framework to ensure the competence of its workforce.
Japan is starting to flex increasing muscle in the offshore wind market, both through domestic technology development and international investment.
Aberdeen firm Trac Oil and Gas said yesterday its plans for growth at home and abroad were ahead of schedule.
The Crown Estate has today announced the appointment of Huub den Rooijen as its first head of offshore wind energy.
DONG Energy has acquired a 33.3% stake in the first two offshore wind projects in the Hornsea zone from SMart Wind for about £15million.
Fugro has developed a crawler tracked chassis or skid, that will enable powerful work-class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) to work comfortably on the seabed in the often difficult near-shore tidal streams and conditions encountered in marine renewable projects.
Offshore wind activity is at an all-time high. The next two years will see significant year-on-year growth in capacity installed. However, the industry is struggling with development costs, which have more than doubled in five years.