Npower Renewables has been given the go-ahead for a 750 MW wind farm off the coast of North Wales in the UK. According to the UK government's Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC), the Gwynt y Môr wind farm will be the second largest offshore wind farm in the world.
The dream of digging a water passage across the Isthmus of Panama uniting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans dates to the early 16th century, and can be traced to the 1513 Isthmian crossing of Vasco Nuñez de Balboa.
Dubai, UAE-based real estate developer Limitless has unveiled plans for yet another artificial island 14 km off the emirates' coast. Construction of the 10.5 ha World Island Resort is expected to cost US$ 350 million.
Dubai-based port operator DP World has been granted approval to construct a UK£ 1.5 billion (US$ 3 billion) shipping port and logistics park along the River Thames estuary, London, UK, according to Arabian Business.
A Fluor joint venture has won the contract to design and build the world’s largest wind farm. The 500 MW facility will be built 25 km off the UK’s Suffolk coast at a cost of UK£ 900 million (€ 1,13 billion). According to Fluor will generate enough electricity for 415000 homes.
By using a new method of installing submerged turret loading buoys off the US coast, Jumbo demonstrated that transport and installation of such a complex mooring system can be done efficiently and safely using DP2 class heavy lift vessel Jumbo Javelin. IC reports