The Offshore Wind Industry’s Urgent Need

The offshore wind industry is developing rapidly. Last year, the use of wind energy grew with 19% in the EU.

OHT Orders Offshore Wind Foundation Installation Vessel

Norway's OHT has signed a contract with China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) in Jiangsu, China, for the ...

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Pacific Orca Installs First Turbine at Beatrice OWF

Swire Blue Ocean's jack-up vessel Pacific Orca has installed the first of the total of 84 Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind ...

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Happy Star Brings First DeBu TPs to Cuxhaven Port

BigLift's cargo ship Happy Star brought the first eleven transition pieces for the Deutsche Bucht (DeBu) offshore ...

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Van Oord to Buy MPI Offshore from Vroon

Van Oord has signed an agreement with Vroon Group to acquire MPI Offshore, a specialist offshore wind installation ...

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MCC Readies MPI Adventure for London Array Blade Repair Job

M.C. Construction (Cleveland) has completed the fabrication and mobilisation of steelwork for MPI Adventure ahead ...

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Jan De Nul Acquires MPI Discovery and Part of MPI Business

Jan De Nul Group and Vroon Group have signed agreements to transfer part of the offshore business of MPI to Jan De ...

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Deepwater Wind Takes Steps to Prevent Fishing Gear Issues

US offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind has adopted a procedure designed to prevent impacts to commercial fishing ...

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Njord Offshore Orders Two New CTVs

Njord Offshore has signed a contract with BMT for two 23m crew transfer vessels (CTVs), following the launch of its ...

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Beatrice Site Busy, DP Gezina Joins the Vessel Party

The walk-to-work vessel Stril Server, together with the crew transfer vessel Marieco Mariah, is currently working ...

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Tube Docking Device Moves Forward with New OWA Funding

Offshore Transfer Devices Ltd has been awarded further funding from the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator ...

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Aeolus Completes Sea Trials, Set for Norther OWF Works

Van Oord's installation vessel Aeolus has wrapped up sea trials off the North Holland coast, marking the completion ...

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Brave Tern Loading Horns Rev 3 Turbine Kit

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up Brave Tern has arrived in Esbjerg, Denmark, and is loading the first set of wind ...

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First Acta Marine 24 Pax CTV on Arkona Duty

Acta Marine's first 24-passenger capacity crew transfer vessel (CTV) Offshore Wielingen is currently working at the ...

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Van Oord to Use Cortland Slings for Norther, DeBu Works

Van Oord has ordered lifting slings from Cortland, a global ropes and slings specialist, for the installation of ...

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Stril Server Bags Beatrice Contract

Siem Offshore Contractors (SOC) has awarded Møkster with a new contract for its vessel Stril Server to be deployed ...

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MAATS Tech to Deliver Nexans Aurora Deck Spread

Following news that Nexans signed a deal with Ulstein Verft for the construction of its new cable laying vessel, ...

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Ulstein Verft to Build New Cable Laying Vessel for Nexans

Nexans Subsea Operations and Ulstein Verft have signed a contract for the construction of a large, DP3 cable laying ...

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Nordsee Ost OWF Covered with WiFi

Belgium-based company nCentric has delivered a wireless solution to provide internet at the Nordsee Ost offshore ...

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HST Names First Damen Fast Crew Supplier 2710 in Southampton

High Speed Transfers (HST) held a naming ceremony for its Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 on 3 July in ...

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Aeolus Becomes Helicopter-Friendly

Van Oord's vessel Aeolus has been outfitted with an aluminium helideck from Bayards Aluminium Constructions, as ...

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Seacat Services Inks Another Beatrice Contract

Seacat Services has been awarded a new charter agreement for the Beatrice offshore wind farm, following two ...

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Manor Finds Vessel Inspiration Between CTV and W2W

Manor Renewable Energy has completed the design phase and tank testing of a new 40-metre technician support vessel ...

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Beatrice Team Readying to Install First Wind Turbines

Wind turbine installation vessel Pacific Orca arrived at Nigg Energy Park on 28 June, according to the vessel's AIS ...

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JB-115 Supporting CGS Works at Kriegers Flak

Jack-Up Barge's vessel JB-115 has been deployed at the Kriegers Flak site off Denmark to accommodate the crew ...

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Esvagt Takes Delivery of New SOV Destined for Merkur

Esvagt has taken delivery of the new Service Operation Vessel (SOV) Esvagt Dana, which will be deployed at the ...

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EMO and Van Laar Christen New Offshore Wind Support Vessel

EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) and Van Laar Maritime BV have christened the new offshore wind multi-purpose and ...

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Living Stone Completes Sea Trials, Prepares for Hornsea One

DEME Group's cable laying and multipurpose vessel Living Stone has completed sea trials and will soon head to its ...

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