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For those who can read German or like to see offshore photos, WAB Newsletter Here. You can read about the delegation from Fukushima who visited Bremerhaven to learn what they must do to build an industry there.

To read and download the highly informative Offshore 2011/2012 version in english, Go Here.
It's got loads of maps, photos and info on the entire German scene.

In other news, NRG has halted its Bluewater Wind offshore projects in the US.   Find It Here.  You'll also find there that Norway's Statoil has applied for a permit to place their floating Hywind turbine demo at the US test site off the coast of Maine.



"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin

by Crazy Horse on Wed Dec 14th, 2011 at 01:53:53 PM EST
and the UK gets another taste of what serious offshore wind activity brings to the table. In this case, a new Port and turbine assembly facility in Hull.

Check it out here.

The facility is not for manufacturing the turbines themselves, but Siemens has already stated its intention to build such a plant in the UK. As always, the drawing looks sweet.

(Blow it up on your screen, lots of "cute" detail, like 3 rotor star assembly cranes, and grass covered assembly halls.

"Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one's courage." - Ana´s Nin

by Crazy Horse on Thu Dec 15th, 2011 at 08:49:33 AM EST
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