Marine Consulting Firm LOC Looks Towards Offshore Wind Innovation
Since its establishment in Fenchurch Street, London, in 1979, LOC Group has focused on delivering independent specialised marine engineering consultancy to the maritime and offshore energy industry. Since 2002 LOC has been closely involved in many of the offshore renewable energy sector’s most advanced engineering developments and continues to push for innovation in offshore wind – whether fixed or floating.
By R.V. Ahilan, LOC Group, UK
New Developments for Wind Turbine Service Lifts
DualLift GmbH, a company based in Osterholz-Scharmbeck, Germany, is a manufacturer of drive systems for wind turbine service lifts. With its new development of a roller-chain-based drive system instead of one using a wire rope, the company offers a new technology for the industry that improves safety and comfort.
By Fabian Kern, DualLift, Germany