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11 February 2019 Business & Finance, Vessels

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up vessel Seafox 5 has officially changed its name to Blue Tern. The Norway-based company emphasized that most of its vessel have a name starting with 'B', therefore renaming Seafox 5 was a natural step. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier made an agreement with the Seafox International Group in December last year for the […]

3 October 2014

Year of build: 2012 Design: KFELS MPSEP LOA: 151m Gross tonnage: 23,805t Deck area: 3,750m² Variable Load: 7,000t Max water depth: 65m Crane type: Max lifting capacity: 1,200t Accommodation details: 150 persons Helideck: yes Service speed: 8 – 10 knots

13 December 2010 Grid Connection

Seven European companies active in the electricity transmission industry, including system operations development, financing, installation, operation and maintenance of such systems, and/or of renewable energy generation signed on December 9 a preliminary cooperation agreement aiming at bundling competences and strengths to actively contribute to the development of future offshore grid infrastructure, more specifically in the […]

15 April 2019 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up Blue Tern has left the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark carrying the first load of turbine components to be installed by this vessel on the EnBW Hohe See wind farm in the German North Sea. Another Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up, Bold Tern, has returned from the Hohe See to the Port of […]

10 April 2019 Vessels

The Dutch Eqin has provided jack-ups Blue Tern and Brave Tern with temporary deck power in Esbjerg during the loadout, transport and installation of turbine components on the Hohe See offshore wind project. The team has installed cables, cable trays, distribution boxes, transformers and power generators in load sharing mode on board Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's vessels, while […]

20 March 2019 Vessels

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up vessel Brave Tern is currently mobilizing for the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind project in Germany. According to the company's recent post, the 132m long vessel is undergoing the mobilization at the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier won the contract for the transport and installation of turbines for […]

10 January 2019 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Technology

Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has put into operation the world's strongest reachstacker at the port areas in Esbjerg, Denmark. According to BWS, the reachstacker has a lifting capacity of 152 tons and is a result of the targeted development work with the Danish supplier N.C. Nielsen. The new machine is an alternative to cranes and […]

12 September 2018 Vessels

Bridgemans Services Group's floatel MV Bluefort has been fitted with a new boat landing facility that is said to be capable of transferring up to 150 turbine technicians into the field each day.

4 September 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has been awarded a contract with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) for the transport and installation of wind turbines on the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm off Suffolk, UK.

27 January 2017 Technology

The first segments for the BLUE Hammer by Fistuca BV, which Sif is manufacturing in collaboration with Huisman, are ready at Sif's Maasvlakte 2 facility. The hammer will be the world's largest pile-driver hammer, being specially designed to drive the largest monopiles in the world. BLUE Piling Technology is an alternative to current pile-driving technology […]

25 January 2017 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

Denmark's Blue Water Shipping and Germany's Bremer Reederei E&B (BREB) have formed a shipping and transport joint venture with the main focus on servicing the wind turbine industry in Germany. The range of services at the newly established Blue Water BREB GmbH will include port agency, stevedoring, loading, discharging, storage and transport. BREB has been active in […]

13 January 2017 Business & Finance

Danish offshore steel structures manufacturer Bladt Industries has signed a five-year contract with compatriot Blue Water Shipping for all internal heavy load transports at Bladt's Lindø facilities.  “We will handle the internal transports for Bladt by SPMT and flatbed truck. The cargo consists of different types of components weighing up to several hundred tons. We enjoy a good […]

14 September 2016

Zensor, a Belgium-based provider of monitoring packages for offshore wind support structures, won the Rising Blue Star of the Year award at the first edition of the Blue Economy Business Awards. The ceremony was held as part of the first Blue Economy Business & Science Forum at the International Maritime Museum of Hamburg. Zensor provides condition monitoring systems for the foundation […]

12 May 2016

Written by Shiva Polefka, Policy Analyst for the Center for American Progress’ Ocean Policy program.  The thin coastal fringe of the United States comprises a tiny proportion of the nation’s total land area but supports a huge share of its business. Coastal and Great Lakes counties alone—just 10 percent of U.S. land area, excluding Alaska—generated more […]

6 October 2015

With still over five months until it opens, Oceanology International 2016 (OI) being held at ExCeL London, Tuesday 15 – Thursday 17 March 2016, is well set to be a record-breaker. It has already matched the size of OI 2014 and, with hundreds of additional metres on reserve and due to be confirmed soon, the […]

1 October 2015 Business & Finance

A new financial modelling and analytics software tool for the renewable energy sector was licensed this week by University College Cork to spin out company, Exceedence Ltd. The company, founded and led by Dr. Ray Alcorn, will now bring to market the Exceedence FINANCE solution developed by software engineers, financial analysts, industry specialists and researchers […]

9 July 2015 Vessels

Blue Water Shipping Brest has assisted French company Sabella SAS with installing their D10 tidal turbine on the seabed off Ushant Island, which is located 30 kilometers off the western tip of Bretagne, France. The installation of the tidal turbine took place during May and June and Blue Water Brest assisted Sabella on the full […]

28 April 2015

The Dutch Energy Agreement can be successful only if the industry, government and researchers active in the field of offshore wind energy and energy production from water work together, Marine Renewable Energy Symposium at Deltares stressed. Acting on the principle ‘dare to share knowledge’, Deltares teamed up with MARIN and TKI Wind op Zee to […]

20 March 2015 Technology

Niron Staal held an international press day for the Bluetec Texel Tidal Energy project last Friday. The 200kW Texel platform is a scaled-down demonstration version of BlueTec, which is designed to be installed anywhere in the world and provide power in remote areas and small islands, replacing diesel generators. Head of New Energy at Bluewater […]

19 March 2015 Technology

Allard van Hoeken, Head of New Energy at Bluewater Energy Services, has been elected Engineer of the Year. The Prince Friso Engineers Prize at the University of Twente was handed to Van Hoeken by Martin van Pernis, President of the Royal Institute of Engineers (KIVI), in the presence of Princess Beatrix and Princess Mabel. The Institute […]

17 March 2015 Business & Finance

JV Baltic II Foundations (joint venture between Hochtief and GeoSea) and Blue Water Shipping have cooperated on the project of shipping 41 jacket foundations from Lindo to the Baltic II wind farm in the Baltic Sea. During the project period from the summer of 2014 until January 2015, JV Baltic II Foundations was offered office […]

1 November 2013 Business & Finance

For three years, Blue Water Shipping has been working on several interesting assignments during the construction of Denmark's largest wind farm - Anholt Offshore Wind Farm - which opened in September. More than 3.000 people have been working on site during the project phase, and over 100 ships have been involved. Thus, the coordination and […]

8 August 2013 Business & Finance

Blue Water loaded the last component from the Port of Esbjerg to the German wind farm Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm which is located in the North Sea. The turbines were installed by the experienced Norwegian company Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, who looks back on a positive project. "The cooperation with Blue Water has been excellent and […]

2 August 2013 Grid Connection

Blue Offshore will be exhibiting at the EWEA Offshore 2013 event in Frankfurt in November. Blue Offshore is a Dutch company founded in early 2010. Its mission is to assist international customers with the development of the world’s oil, gas, wave, wind and tidal potential. The company provides worldwide solutions for offshore subsea cables, flexibles […]

24 May 2013 Business & Finance

2012 will – irrespective of the pace of the development in the company – always be a historic year for the transport and logistics company Blue Water Shipping which celebrated its 40th anniversary. But there were plenty of other things to be happy about for the company’s staff and clients in a year with a […]

17 May 2013

Blue Water Shipping and Gillis Shipping AB have agreed to form an official cooperation with focus on offshore wind activities in Sweden.  "The cooperation with Gillis Shipping AB fits perfectly with our strategy to be represented in the areas where we see possibilities for offshore wind activities. Now, we offer our clients the same service […]