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Cornish firm signs MoU to accelerate development of modular offshore wind assembly system

Cornwall-based Tugdock, developers of the world’s first road-transportable floating dry dock, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Gazelle Wind Power (Gazelle) to co-develop a modular offshore wind assembly system that is expected to dramatically drive down costs and increase production of floating offshore wind farms.

Lucas Lowe-Houghton, Chief Revenue Officer at Tugdock,...

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Cornish firm HydroWing unveils plans for its next generation tidal energy project in Wales

Falmouth-based HydroWing is gearing up for deployment of its next generation tidal energy technology, following the recent announcement that HydroWing has been awarded a contract for a 10MW tidal stream energy project in Wales.

HydroWing was the largest tidal stream project in Wales to be successful in the UK government’s latest Contracts for Difference round. The project will be...

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Marinetech innovation project welcomes significant step forward for floating offshore wind

Marine-i has welcomed the latest development in the emerging Celtic Sea floating offshore wind industry, which is a new market opportunity for tech businesses in Cornwall and the South West.

Last week, the Welsh Government granted consent for Wales’ first floating windfarm located 40 km off the coast of Pembrokeshire. Project Erebus will house seven 14 MW turbines on floating...

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Cornish startup selected to work on floating wind technology challenge with Equinor

Tugdock, a startup company based in Cornwall, has been selected to join the 2023 cohort of the National Launch Academy programme, run by the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult.

Launch Academy is ORE Catapult’s national flagship technology accelerator programme, designed to enhance the UK’s offshore wind supply chain and support cost reduction by advancing innovative solutions...

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Falmouth-based Tugdock supports pioneering project to help Pembroke Port prepare for floating offshore wind construction

Tugdock Limited, based in Cornwall, is taking part in an important project for the Port of Milford Haven to help steer the development of floating offshore wind turbine assembly at its Pembroke Port facility in Wales.

The project will simulate the processes of manoeuvring large floating wind turbines into, and out from, Pembroke Port. These simulations will give a detailed...

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Feritech Global welcomes announcement on floating offshore wind acceleration

Falmouth-based Feritech Global has welcomed the UK Government announcement that floating offshore wind development (FLOW) will be accelerated.

In an announcement on 23 September 2022, the UK Government made it clear that, not only is Floating Offshore Wind an essential technology for achieving long-term energy security for the UK, but it also wants to speed up the way in which...

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Cornish marine tech programme supports innovative marine monitoring system for Floating Offshore Wind

Hayle-based marine tech innovation programme Marine-i has announced it is helping Research Development UK establish a marine acoustic monitoring service for the emerging Celtic Sea Floating Offshore Wind (FLOW) opportunity, to aid deployment strategies in these areas.

Part funded by the European Regional Development Fund, Marine-i is designed to help the marine technology sector in...

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Rovco successfully commences year 2 of multi-million-pound agreement on Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm

Rovco , who are based in Bristol and Edinburgh, have announced the commencement of a year 2 subsea and hydrographic campaign on Beatrice, Scotland’s largest operational offshore wind farm.

Remaining incumbent at Beatrice forms part of the company's continued growth strategy, with Rovco now having worked at over 50% of the operational wind farms in UK waters. The tech firm's growth is...