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  • 30 August 2018

    Bibby HydroMap has completed sea trials of DriX, an 8-metre Autonomous Unmanned Survey Vessel (AUSV) developed by iXblue, at the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm off the North Wales. 

  • 23 April 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Bibby HydroMap has conducted a demonstration of DriX, an 8-metre Autonomous Unmanned Survey Vessel (AUSV), at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult facility in Blyth. The key purpose of the demonstration was to showcase DriX being used in the offshore renewables sector to capture essential information at all stages of renewable projects. During the demonstration, two Blyth offshore […]

  • 26 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology, Vessels

    Bibby HydroMap has partnered with the Paris-based provider of navigation, positioning and imaging services iXblue to bring DriX, a new autonomous unmanned surface vessel (AUSV), to the European market.

  • 2 July 2019
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Bibby HydroMap has appointed Gary Collins as its new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Collins, who took over the position on 1 July, will lead the business through its next phase of growth, as well as development into new territories, Bibby stated. “I’m excited to be joining the Bibby HydroMap team and proud to be part of […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Offshore foundation company Seatower have appointed Niels Brix as new Vice President of Business Development. Oslo-based Seatower is the company behind the Cranefree concept for offshore wind, which features self-installing gravity foundations designed for scalable and efficient production. The company is a front runner in the niche of innovative suppliers of foundations for offshore wind […]

  • 22 July 2014

    Earlier this month, the Rix Lion was officially named at a ceremony that took place at Grimsby Docks. The Rix Lion is the newest edition to the Rix Sea Shuttle fleet of offshore support and crew transfer vessels. Built by Damen shipyards, The Rix Lion is the largest vessel on the fleet at 26.3m. Built […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    ORIX has agreed to participate in the joint development and construction of Kashima Port Large-Scale Offshore Wind Farm which is to be built offshore of Kashima Port in Kamisu City, Ibaraki Prefecture. The equity investment by ORIX into the project company was also completed today. The project involves the installation of 20 wind turbines offshore […]

  • 8 April 2015

    Last month, Rix Sea Shuttle was awarded a contract to provide the Rix Panther crew transfer vessel at an offshore wind farm construction site off the UK’s east coast. The company announced today that the Rix Tiger has joined her sister vessel working out of Grimsby. Both vessels will carry personnel and equipment to and from […]

  • 23 March 2015

    Rix Sea Shuttle is to supply crew transfer vessel, Rix Panther, to carry personnel and equipment to and from a wind farm of the Humber coast. The Rix Panther has initially been contracted for six weeks but with an option to extend the work period should the development require it. James Doyle, managing director of […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Pronomar has received a new order from the Dutch established company Heerema Marine Contractors. Heerema placed an order for Pronomar’s drying systems for its deepwater construction vessel, the ‘Thialf’. The ‘Thialf’ is equipped with the following two applications: • Multipurpose drying systems for work overalls • Electrically heated drying panels for boots, shoes or gloves The wall-mounted seawater […]

  • 28 August 2014

    Offshore vessel operator Rix Sea Shuttle has landed two contracts with Siemens. The Rix Lion, the largest and newest vessel in the company’s fleet, has been employed by the engineering giant to carry out lube oil changes on the gear boxes at the adjoining wind farms Lynn and Inner Dowsing off the south Lincolnshire coast. […]

  • 7 September 2018
    Business & Finance

    J.R. Rix & Sons has agreed to acquire Boston Energy’s 50% stake in their joint venture company BostonRix Wind Ltd, therefore obtaining sole ownership of the business.

  • 23 September 2019

    Personal protective equipment, PPE, is used intensively in various industries to protect the wearer against dangers in the workplace. As a result, protective clothing, shoes, gloves, helmets and other types of PPE are exposed to dirty work environments. This can influence the protective function of PPE. Good maintenance is therefore essential to maintain its function. […]

  • 5 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Rix Sea Shuttle is expanding its fleet of crew transfer vessels. The company – part of J.R. Rix & Sons Ltd – will take delivery of a 27.4 metre ship made by French company Piriou in April, 2016. The boat will be the largest in Rix Sea Shuttle’s fleet with the capacity to carry a crew of […]

  • 23 October 2014
    Technology, Vessels

    Glomar Offshore Wind Support B.V., a Dutch-based operator of service vessels for the offshore wind industry, has equipped its new vessel ‘Glomar Wave’ with Pronomar’s drying systems for work clothes.  The vessel offers highly efficient systems for drying work jackets and trousers, survival and diving suits, as well as for boots and gloves. The drying room […]

  • 29 October 2012

    RIX Sea Shuttle, part of J.R. Rix & Sons Ltd, launched its first vessel on Friday, specifically commissioned to serve the offshore wind farm sector. The Rix Panther was launched in a ceremony at Meridan Quay, Grimsby Fish Dock today (Friday, October 26th). It is the first of five boats commissioned by Rix Sea Shuttle […]

  • 18 May 2015

    Recently ELA Container Offshore GmbH delivered a 20 ft Offshore Drying Container to Fred. Olsen Windcarrier. The container has been installed on board of the jack-up installation vessel “Brave Tern” to dry suits, boots and gloves of the staff on board. “We decided to use an ELA Offshore Drying Container to get the clothes dry […]

  • 18 February 2016

    UK consumers could save more than £2 billion if the Government’s planned renewable energy auctions are opened up to include a wider mix of technologies, according to a report published by Drax on 16 February. Drax, an electricity production and sales company also focused on biomass, informed that it commissioned NERA Economic Consulting and Imperial College […]

  • 9 December 2016

    Four out of five Rix Sea Shuttle crew transfer vessels will keep operating during the winter as they are contracted to work on major wind farm offshore wind projects in the UK. James Doyle, managing director of Rix Sea Shuttle, said: “Normally December is the quietest month by far with most of the crew transfer vessels laid up […]

  • 14 February 2019

    The Japanese ORIX Corporation has commenced a seabed geological survey off the coast of the Chiba Prefecture to investigate the feasibility of offshore wind power. ORIX is carrying out an acoustic seabed survey in the waters offshore Choshi to study the conditions, ground structure and the topography of the seabed. The company said it is using […]

  • 13 June 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore crew transfer specialist Rix Sea Shuttle has doubled the passenger capacity of one of its vessels to fulfil a contract at Scotland’s largest wind farm.

  • 12 January 2016

    The Rix Leopard, the latest wind farm workboat to the Rix Sea Shuttle fleet, was introduced to the water on 15th December at a launch ceremony at the Piriou shipyard in Vietnam. The small ceremony took place with the shipyard personnel and the team who are building the vessel. Rix Sea says that progress of the […]

  • 9 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Kishorn Port Ltd, a joint venture that is seeking to resurrect the redundant oil fabrication yard at Kishorn on the west coast of Scotland, has commenced the first phase of re-instating the dry dock on the site, in which it will invest GBP 500,000. Engineering company Harris Pye began working on refurbishing the dock gates […]

  • 27 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    JR Rix & Sons Ltd and Boston Energy have formed a joint venture, BostonRix Wind Ltd, to offer a set of integrated services to offshore wind developers and OEMs. JR Rix & Sons Ltd is the parent company of the Humber-based wind farm support vessel owner and operator Rix Sea Shuttle, and the East Yorkshire-headquartered Boston Energy is a provider […]

  • 2 October 2017

    Europe is the leader of the growing market for the offshore wind energy. Most of the activities take place in the wet conditions of the North Sea. As the people work in varying temperatures and under dire weather conditions, it is most important that their personal protective equipment (PPE) is not only up-for-the-job and in accordance with all regulations, it should also raise the feeling of comfort for the user. While it is true that wet or sweat drenched PPE is not one of the main problems for offshore operators, many small issues can lead to bigger ones.

  • 4 June 2014

    UK-based Rix Sea Shuttle will shortly take delivery of their first ever Damen vessel – a Fast Crew Supplier 2610 – to support their growing involvement in the offshore crew transfer market. The new vessel, the Rix Lion, is due for delivery on July 4th, just 6 weeks after signing the contract. “Our yards in […]