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  • 18 April 2018
    Technology

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Ramboll have jointly developed a software tool which allows foundation designers to independently perform integrated load analyses in an encapsulated or closed-system version of the full turbine model used for detailed foundation load simulations.

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Donald Trump has submitted planning applications to Aberdeenshire Council for the next development phase of his Aberdeenshire golf course, including a ballroom and a 30-bedroom staff accommodation building, Scotland Now informs. Even though the businessman vowed not to take his plans forward unless the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) was rejected, he now claims that the offshore […]

  • 16 May 2014
    Business & Finance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Donald Trump arrived in Aberdeen yesterday and once again vowed to fight European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) in Aberdeen Bay, the STV news site writes. Mr. Trump has been leading a battle against the EOWDC for years, saying that it would ruin the view from his golf course at Menie. He said that the work […]

  • 26 October 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The UK and China signed the Clean Energy Partnership agreement on Friday, vowing to work together to transition to the low carbon economy. This follows a number of other collaboration agreements announced at last week’s UK-China Fourth Annual Energy Dialogue. Along with the first ever Chinese investment in the UK offshore wind market with China Three Gorges (CTG) agreeing to […]

  • 13 April 2015
    Vessels

    South Boats IOW has delivered its second of class South Cat 26m, ‘Seacat Courageous’ to Seacat Services Ltd., also of Cowes, Isle of Wight. With the first of class, ‘Seacat Intrepid’, currently working in the German North Sea, the qualities and capabilities of the vessel design have been very apparent. Passenger comfort levels, sea-keeping and […]

  • 13 June 2011
    Technology

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Seacat Services Ltd. announce the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of a pair of South Catamaran 19m Wind Farm Support Vessels. The two craft will be built at South Boats’ new facility in Cowes and will be delivered in May and June 2012 respectively. The […]

  • 10 April 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Cowes-based Seacat Services has accepted the 27-metre High Speed Utility Vessel (HSUV) Seacat Enterprise following the completion of sea trials and a series of tests on the vessel’s equipment.

  • 15 December 2015
    Authorities

    The UK’s Supreme Court is scheduled to publish a ruling on Donald Trump’s legal fight against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) on Wednesday, 16 December. After losing a couple of times in the Scottish courts, the Trump Organization decided to file a lawsuit against the 11-turbine project to the UK’s Supreme Court, saying that it was “impossible to have a […]

  • 15 December 2015

    Team Humber Marine Alliance (THMA) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Virginia Offshore Wind Coalition (VOW). Under the MoU, the parities agree on future mutual collaboration and sharing of information regarding the development of offshore wind resources along the Mid-Atlantic coastline and its supply chain industries. Key amongst discussion topics is a goal of promoting […]

  • 20 November 2014
    R&D, Technology

    Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) has successfully completed its first round of sea trials with its tidal energy platform, PLAT-O. The tidal energy industry has struggled with high costs for installation and maintenance but SME is demonstrating that by using its innovative platform which is moored under the surface of the water, these costs can be […]

  • 30 May 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Scottish and Southern Energy  (SSE) have chosen Buckie harbour as a contingency base for Beatrice offshore wind farm’s operation and maintenance (O&M) work and for the marine control co-ordination base. SSE announced last week that Wick will be the main O&M location for the £2.6 billion Beatrice offshore wind farm project, but in the event of poor weather, emergencies or […]

  • 27 October 2011

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Wind Wave Workboats Ltd. announce the two companies have signed a contract for the construction for the ‘Freddie S’, a first of class South Boats 17m Vigilante catamaran. The vessel will be built at South Boats’ new facility in Cowes and will be delivered in August 2012. This is […]

  • 14 June 2011

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and MPI Workboats Ltd. are pleased to announce the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of a pair of South Catamaran 17m Wind Farm Support Vessels. The two craft will be built at South Boats’ new facility in Cowes and will be delivered in February and June […]

  • 31 May 2013

    Isle of Wight MP Andrew Turner has run up the flag to celebrate the arrival of innovative technology company Sustainable Marine Energy (SME) at its new offices and workshops at Trinity Wharf, East Cowes. The company has relocated from London because it believes the Isle of Wight has the right support and businesses to enable […]

  • 19 October 2011

      South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Offshore Wind Services BV announce the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of a pair of South Catamaran 19m Wind Farm Support Vessels. The two craft will be built at South Boats’ new facility in East Cowes and will be delivered in March and April […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Donald Trump has taken the fight against the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) project to the Supreme Court in London, which held a hearing today.  After losing a couple of times in the Scottish courts, the Trump Organization decided to file a lawsuit against the 11-turbine project to the UK’s Supreme Court, saying that it was “impossible to have […]

  • 31 March 2016
    Authorities

    The European Union and India have adopted a Joint Declaration on a clean energy and climate partnership, vowing to cooperate on solar and offshore wind energy development, smart grids, energy efficiency, energy research and innovation. Under the partnership, both the EU and India will share views on policy and regulatory approaches, promote business solutions and support […]

  • 19 February 2015
    Vessels

    Seacat Services, an offshore energy support vessel operator, launched Seacat Courageous, the firm’s second 26-metre crew transfer vessel. Seacat Courageous, which will hit the water for the first time following an official naming ceremony this morning at the South Boats IOW yard in Cowes, is set to join sister vessel Seacat Intrepid in the nine-strong […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Seacat Enterprise, a 27-metre High Speed Utility Vessel (HSUV) built for the Cowes-headquartered offshore energy support vessel operator, Seacat Services, has started sea trials on Thursdat, 16 February, according to South Boats IoW, the builder of the vessel.

  • 28 June 2011

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and P&O Maritime Ltd. announce that the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of 2 x Incat Crowther designed 17.5m Wind Farm Service Vessels withoptions for further vessels. The two vessels will be built under survey to Lloyds classification at the company’s new East Cowes facility on […]

  • 27 May 2015
    Authorities

    Her Majesty The Queen today delivered the speech to the UK Parliament as part of the State Opening of Parliament 2015. The speech sets out the government’s policies and proposed legislative programme for the new parliamentary session. Regarding the new Energy Bill, it was revealed today that the UK government, led by David Cameron and the Conservative party, would […]

  • 12 September 2017
    Authorities

    Scotland’s Moray Council has welcomed the awarding of the Contract for Difference to the 950MW Moray Offshore Windfarm (East) project, adding that Buckie harbour is ideally placed to support the construction of the project.

  • 23 March 2011
    Authorities

    Chris Huhne vowed today to leave no stone unturned in support of Scottish renewable energy projects. The Energy and Climate Change Secretary said: “If we are to meet our climate change targets, Scotland will be mission critical. Success here will define our low carbon legacy. “I know that every day that projects are delayed is […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    On Friday 30th May, Seacat Ranger, the latest crew transfer vessel from Island based shipbuilders South Boats IOW Ltd, made it’s first public appearance at the “On The Water” event at Cowes Yacht Haven. The latest design 24m aluminium catamaran, designed and built on the island, was on display for attendees to come aboard and […]

  • 5 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Alicat & South Boats IOW, the UK’s manufacturer of state of the art Wind Farm Service Vessels (WFSVs), has received a £5.5 million, two-workboat order from Lowestoft-based operator Iceni Marine Services. With Lowestoft having just been selected as the base for operations and maintenance for the planned 340MW Galloper wind farm off the East Coast, […]

  • 9 April 2019
    Vessels

    Offshore energy support vessel operator, Seacat Services, has signed a multi-million-pound contract to build a catamaran for deployment in the offshore wind sector. Seacat Weatherly, designed by Southampton-based naval architect Chartwell Marine, will be constructed by Isle of Wight firms Diverse Marine and Aluminium Marine Consultants (AMC) in Cowes. Scheduled for completion in March 2020, […]