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  • 2 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance

      Blount Boats, Inc. recently announced that it has been appointed by South Boats Special Projects, Ltd., based at Cowes on the Isle of Wight, England to be the exclusive shipyard to manufacture U.S. flagged aluminum catamarans of South Boats designs for the U.S. wind farm industry. Blount Boats operates a shipyard in Warren, Rhode […]

  • 9 January 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Turner Iceni has purchased two vessels – MCS Maestro and Don Quixote – which return to operations later this year after full refits. MCS Maestro, an 18-metre South Boat, was purchased from Maritime Craft Services. The vessel will be refitted with Volvo IPS 900, shot blasted and repainted in Turner Iceni livery. Interior modifications include […]

  • 26 March 2013

    Following the decision of the Scottish Government to give consent to the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre’s (EOWDC) development, Donald Trump still stands behind his words to fight the project in courts. Mr. Trump says that this was a purely political decision and he has vowed to file a lawsuit to stop the project from […]

  • 23 May 2012

    Rolls-Royce, the global power systems company, has secured a contract to supply water jets for four new wind farm support vessels to be built by South Boats for offshore company MPI. The 19 metre long catamarans will be used to transfer people and cargo to the growing number of offshore wind farms around the coast […]

  • 19 May 2015

    South Boats IOW Ltd., the UK’s manufacturer of Wind Farm Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV’s), has welcomed Rhode Island Fast Ferry’s order for a South Boats 21m with US licensee from Blount Boats Inc. Ben Colman of South Boats IOW Ltd said: “We have been working with Blount Boats for over 3yrs and it is fantastic that […]

  • 21 May 2014

    Improved use of the Ground Modelling approach could be significant contributor to the reduction of the costs of developing offshore wind farms. This is the theme of a paper that Senergy will present today at a conference session at the UK’s largest renewable energy conference, All-Energy in Aberdeen. Richard Orren, global technical head of Senergy’s Survey […]

  • 28 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    The first phase of an industrial development in Buckie, Scotland, to exploit the growing offshore wind energy market has been completed, the Moray Council said.

  • 1 March 2012

    Clements Marine recently supplied the complete stern gear package to the latest project from South Boats Special Projects Ltd, the P&O Maritime crew transfer vessel Chinook. This multi-purpose crew transfer vessel was designed by Incat Crowther, Australia and built by South Boats at Cowes on the Isle of Wight. The vessel has now successfully completed […]

  • 14 December 2015

    On 12 December, delegates from 195 different countries, gathered at the COP21 climate change summit in Paris, adopted an agreement by which all countries vow to cut their carbon emissions.  Renewable energy plays the key role in reaching the main goal, which is to limit the increase in average temperature to below 2°C and pursue efforts to limit the increase to […]

  • 1 November 2017
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Tallinn Circuit Court has rejected an appeal filed by opponents of an up to 1.1GW offshore wind farm planned to be installed in Estonian Baltic Sea waters, thus upholding the decision from a first tier court made earlier this year, according to the Baltic News Service. 

  • 29 December 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    2015 has been a momentous year for the offshore wind industry, and creating a list of highlights is not an easy task. However, after much deliberation, our editors have compiled a subjective overview of significant changes in the offshore wind landscape in 2015. DONG to Build World’s Biggest Offshore Wind Farm DONG Energy today decided to construct the […]

  • 23 November 2011

    This time next week Amsterdam will be a hive of activity for anyone interested in the offshore wind energy sector. EWEA spoke to Heiko Ross from Windreich to uncover what he thinks will be the hot topics at his session at EWEA’s OFFSHORE 2011 conference…  Why is offshore wind energy expensive compared to onshore wind […]

  • 19 June 2017

    South Korea’s President Moon Jae-in, elected last month, today announced plans for the country’s transition to renewables and phase-out of nuclear and coal plants in a speech during the official ceremony of the permanent shutdown of the country’s oldest nuclear power plant. Moon added he will focus on developing solar and offshore wind power.

  • 6 June 2016

    The Netherlands, Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, France, Denmark, Ireland, Sweden and Norway have vowed to collaborate in terms of planning and constructing offshore wind farms. Dutch Minister of Economic Affairs, Henk Kamp, is the initiator of the cooperation, under which the countries will also investigate other technologies for generating renewable energy at the North Sea. The nine North Sea […]

  • 15 October 2012

    A major British work boat company has called in corporate restructuring specialists after running into financial difficulty. South Boats Special Projects Ltd is the leading manufacturer of service vessels for the offshore wind power industry and employs around 120 people. The firm, which is based out of Cowes on the Isle of Wight, has called […]

  • 6 December 2011

    Today sees the launch of a new website to support and promote the South Boats Service Centre at Venture Quays, Cowes. This state-of-the-art boat refit, boat repair and boat maintenance facility for vessels of up to 30m has 24-hour tidal access to the yard’s ship lift and a hall height in excess of 10m. South […]

  • 5 December 2013

    Almost half the increase in global electricity generation will come from renewable energy sources by 2035, the world’s energy experts say in a new report. Despite this, coal will continue to be the dominant source of power as the world’s energy needs grow by a third by 2035. This prediction comes from the International Energy […]

  • 10 June 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cowes-based offshore energy support vessel operator Seacat Services has secured long-term extensions to its vessel support contracts with Siemens Gamesa at the Galloper wind farm off the coast of Suffolk. Building on a pair of two-year operations and maintenance (O&M) charter agreements signed in 2017 for vessels Seacat Vigilant and Seacat Liberty, Siemens Gamesa has now […]

  • 27 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The directors of pioneering wave energy developer Pelamis have vowed to continue the fight to ensure the company’s success. Additional funding is required for further development of Pelamis’ wave energy technology. Without this, the board has reluctantly moved to appoint administrators to assess the options for securing the future for the business and its staff. […]

  • 2 May 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Cowes-based offshore energy support vessel (OESV) operator, Seacat Services, has launched two vessels with the capacity for 24 industrial personnel – the newly-accepted Seacat Enterprise, and the upgraded Seacat Courageous.

  • 13 December 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Seacat Services has installed Reygar’s BareFLEET monitoring system across its entire fleet of offshore energy support vessels.

  • 6 November 2015

    India and Belgium have vowed to cooperate on renewable energy by signing a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), which was approved by India’s Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. The two countries will focus on the development of renewable energy technologies, including wind and marine energy sectors. “The objective of this Memorandum […]

  • 15 December 2014

    Alicat Workboats Ltd has received a £2.1 million order from a local company, Iceni Marine Services Ltd. of Lowestoft for a Global Marine-designed Alicat 21m Catamaran. The new vessel is to be delivered to Iceni Marine Services during Q1, 2015 from Great Yarmouth. The Alicat 21m vessel, yet to be named, is a third of […]

  • 4 July 2013

    This years Seawork International Exhibition in Southampton proved once again to be a huge success. With a great turnout, great weather and several company firsts this year, only time will tell exactly how successful the event was. Teaming up for the first time with Alicat owned South Boats IOW, the show started with the early […]

  • 29 July 2015

    Evolving procurement processes for UK Round 3 offshore wind farms will require a greater number of work streams, personnel with new and differing skills, and the ability to provide a larger suite of services. That is at least according to offshore energy support firm, Seacat Services. As project developers look to manage their cost bases, […]

  • 3 June 2011

      In most coastal states on the Atlantic and in the Great Lakes regions, there has been at least some initial conversation happening about the potential for offshore wind power as a renewable energy source. Here in Massachusetts, Cape Wind has been a prominent topic of discussion for about ten years, and as the first […]