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20 May 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

The construction of a Service Accommodation Transfer Vessel (SATV) and a Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) which will service the Formosa 1 wind farm in Taiwan is well underway, BMT, the designer of the vessels, said. BMT has partnered with the Singapore-based Penguin Shipyard International (PSI) for the 36m SATV and the 26m CTV. The keel […]

1 May 2019 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

Bibby Marine Services has appointed Equinor's Michael Martins as Business Development Manager. Bibby said that the business goal is to add new vessels to its fleet, widening service offering and creating a larger geographical basis. The company has thus developed a range of vessel designs and is cooperating with partners regarding additional services complementary to the core […]

25 April 2019 Vessels

Alewijnse Marine has received an order to provide full electrical outfitting for two crew transfer vessels (CTVs) under construction at Dok and Scheepsbouw Woudsend shipyard for Windcat Workboats. The vessels form part of a series of CTVs that  Windcat Workboats BV is having built at the Dok and Scheepsbouw Woudsend BV shipyard. The electrical outfitting […]

25 April 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

Green Marine has won a contract by Seaway 7 to provide crew transfers for the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the UK. The company's latest vessel Green Storm is providing the transfers to and from the project site offshore the Caithness coastline. Green Marine also worked with Seaway 7 on the Beatrice wind farm last year, […]

16 April 2019 Business & Finance

The UK-based CWind is relocating its headquarters to Grimsby with effect from 1 July. The company, part of the Global Marine Group (GMG), has also announced the restructuring of the business. The decision is said to have been made to position the UK company closer to customers and to refocus on key service areas. At the […]

9 April 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has secured a contract with EnBW to provide a temporary power package for the turbine installation phase of the Hohe See offshore wind project. MRE said it started providing a full temporary power package of generators, personnel and vessels in the German North Sea this month. The UK-based company is working […]

4 April 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

EDS HV Group has secured a operations and maintenance contract by Equitix Investment Management for the offshore transmission assets at the Greater Gabbard wind farm. Under the 15-year contract, EDS will provide a full turnkey solution for two offshore platforms, the onshore substation and grid connection at the 500MW project in Lowestoft, the UK, to help fulfill the output […]

26 March 2019 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

Vattenfall has selected the Port of IJmuiden as its home base for operations and maintenance (O&M) activities for the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands. Vattenfall said it opted for the Port of IJmuiden due to its proximity to the Hollandse Kust Zuid site, as well as other future wind farms. […]

25 March 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

SSE has begun assessing the Wicklow Port and Arklow Harbour as possible locations for a future onshore service base for the proposed Arklow Bank Wind Park project in Ireland. Gavin and Doherty Geosolutions (GDG) are assessing the suitability of Wicklow Port and Arklow Harbour for an O&M base, with the study set to be completed in the […]

12 March 2019 Wind Farm Update

E.ON is set to decommission the two-turbine Blyth offshore wind project, the first wind farm built in UK waters. The work is expected to begin in April and take place for some four to six weeks off the Northumberland coast, E.ON said. According to the company's Offshore Technical Specialist, Patrick Rainey, wind farms usually have a lifespan […]

4 March 2019

We are bringing you a list of ten of our most read articles for the month of February. 15 Injured After CTV Collides with Cargo Ship Off Rügen All 15 people aboard the crew transfer vessel (CTV) World Bora were injured after the CTV collided with a cargo ship several nautical miles northeast of the […]

26 February 2019 Business & Finance

High Speed Transfers Ltd (HST) has entered into a partnership with Boston Line & Services for offshore wind in the U.S. In the partnership, HST will bring its experience from the European crew transfer vessel (CTV) market and the Massachusetts-based company will provide its services and local content. "There is a definite synergy between the businesses and […]

25 February 2019 Business & Finance, Vessels

Hung Hua Construction (HHC), a Taiwanese dredging and nearshore construction company, has placed an order with Damen for two fast crew supply vessels of the latest FCS 2710 class. The two vessels, for which a contract was signed at the end of January, will be built at Damen Shipyards Singapore and are scheduled for delivery […]

12 February 2019 Business & Finance, Vessels

Fred. Olsen Ocean Ltd. (FOO), owner of Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and Universal Foundation Norway, has reported NOK 413 million (EUR 42 million) in operating revenues in Q4 2018, a 13% increase compared to the same period in 2017, partly attributed to higher utilization of Brave Tern and Bold Tern. According to the company, the two jack-up vessels […]

5 February 2019 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

NorSea Wind has secured a contract for the operation and maintenance (O&M) of the Sprogø offshore wind farm in Denmark. The Norway-based company said it commenced the work on 1 January 2019, after winning the contract through a tender procedure. According to NorSea, the contract sets a milestone for offshore wind supply as it represents one […]

4 February 2019 Business & Finance, Technology

CWind has implemented CrewSmart’s management support system across its fleet of 21 crew transfer vessels (CTVs) and a team of offshore wind technicians. The system has been integrated with CWind’s existing vessel monitoring platform BareFLEET and is said to provide the company with a single point of access to all performance data from across the […]

29 January 2019 Business & Finance, Technology

Global Marine Group (GMG) and Rovco have formed an invested partnership through which GMG acquired a 13.8% share in this UK-based remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and hydrographic services company. Under the deal, the two parties committed to bringing intelligent inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) solutions to the global offshore market to improve data acquisition. SubSLAM, Rovco’s latest development, […]

28 January 2019

OffshoreWIND.biz brings you the top five most read articles in the fourth week of January 2019. Ørsted Freezes Ongoing Supply Chain Contracts in Taiwan Ørsted has suspended the execution of contracts with Taiwan Cogeneration Corporation, China Steel Corporation (CSC) and Century Iron and Steel Industrial (CISI) for the developer’s offshore wind projects in Taiwan, Taiwanese […]

22 January 2019 Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Vessels

The Carbon Trust's Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) plans to start a new industry competition next month with the aim of reducing emissions and fuel consumption in offshore wind vessels. OWA is now calling on the industry to respond to a Request for Information (RFI) to inform the scope of the competition. The RFI is the first […]

14 January 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has expanded its presence at the Port of Oostende in Belgium with the opening of a new office location. MHI Vestas is already an established company in the offshore wind industry at the port facility. The MHI Vestas turbines are operated by Parkwind on Northwind (72 turbines), Belwind (55 turbines) and Nobelwind (50 […]

10 January 2019

MHO-Co A/S MHO-Co are working for companies as Siemens, Ørsted, Vestas, Equinor, E.ON, Vattenfall, Energinet and TenneT, to name but a few, and they all have an interest in bigger and more efficient CTVs. The clients benefit from saving fuel and time goes directly on the bottom line. In the future the offshore wind is moving further from shore and ports. The demands coming […]

21 December 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted US Offshore Wind has received approval from Connecticut’s Public Utilities Regulatory Authority for a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for its Revolution Wind offshore wind farm.

18 December 2018 Wind Farm Update

Forty wind turbines have been installed at the Beatrice offshore wind farm and the project is now two turbines away from reaching a halfway mark. 

13 December 2018 Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

Ørsted has started building the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the Borssele 1+2 offshore wind farm in Vlissingen-Buitenhaven at the North Sea Port, the Netherlands.

7 December 2018 Technology, Vessels

SeaZip will soon put a new fender system to test on one of its crew transfer vessels (CTVs), after the Dutch company Ridderflex provided an innovative solution at the Offshore Wind Innovation Challenge 2018 as a response to SeaZip's quest for "The Perfect Fender".

19 November 2018 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

The construction of the operations and maintenance (O&M) base for the 353MW Galloper offshore wind farm has started in Harwich, UK.