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  • 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 […]

  • 10 October 2011

    Alicat Workboats Ltd. has seen the launch of its sixth vessel since being set up just over two years ago, establishing itself as a market leader in providing state-of-the-art catamarans to the offshore renewables sector. The high speed aluminium built vessels are specifically designed to quickly and comfortably transfer workers to offshore wind farms and […]

  • 4 October 2011

    Only one week to go for the 4th edition of Offshore Energy. For the first time in its existence, Offshore Energy takes place in Amsterdam and the event is bigger than ever. At 11 & 12 October, 300 exhibitors will show their products in an 8000 sq.m. hall of the Amsterdam RAI. 5000 visitors are […]

  • 3 October 2011

      Lyman Morse Boatyard launches into the offshore wind workboat market at the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition on October 11-13, in booth 331 at the Baltimore Convention Center in Maryland. To keep up with demand, UK-based Alicat Workboats, part of the UK based Gardline Group of companies, will be working with Lyman Morse […]

  • 4 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

      REpower Systems SE, leading producer of wind turbines, is continuing to rely on the expertise of PALFINGER WIND: A major order for 48 cranes confirms the successful cooperation that has existed since 2003. Cranes are an essential element in the upkeep, maintenance and servicing of wind turbines. In the last decade, PALFINGER WIND has […]

  • 15 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Turbine Transfer Ltd. announce the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of seven offshore wind farm support catamarans. Five of the craft will be built at South Boats’ new facility in Cowes and two will be sub-contracted to Buckie Ship Yard. The order is spread across […]

  • 30 June 2011

    At RenewableUK Offshore Wind 2011 today in Liverpool Nikki Kuyt of Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd. signed for the acceptance of their latest vessel, the MCS Maestro, with Ben Colman from South Boats SP. The vessel, their second new build from the Isle of Wight ship yard, is an 18m South  Catamaran built to full […]

  • 16 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Dutch offshore and ferry operating companies Workships Contractors and the Doeksen family announce their continued expansion into the service sector of the offshore wind industry by signing a Heads of Agreement for an Anglo-Dutch co-operation with Offshore Wind Power Marine Services Ltd, one of the longest serving companies in the wind farm transfer vessel market. […]

  • 16 June 2011
    R&D, Technology

    BMT Nigel Gee, a subsidiary of the BMT Group, has announced a number of innovative technologies to help improve the experience of personnel travelling to and from offshore windfarms. It is not only the vessel performance that is affected by rough weather; seasickness amongst workers travelling to offshore sites is a very real business consideration […]

  • 13 June 2011

    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 […]

  • 1 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      As fossil fuel prices continue to increase and the world becomes more aware of its environmental responsibilities, the UK is one of the nations leading the call for alternative energy sources to be utilised. This has led to British engineering growth in the Renewables market that just a decade ago seemed implausible. As the […]

  • 20 May 2011

      On May 16, 2011, Korean government announced that Young-Kwang area, located at the south west coast of the Korean peninsula, is selected as the offshore wind turbine test bed. Through this test bed, Korean government will test the offshore wind turbine performance and attract investments from wind energy private sector. South Jeolla province will […]

  • 16 May 2011

    Navingo BV – organizer of Offshore Energy 2011 Exhibition & Conference (11 & 12 October, Amsterdam RAI) – is pleased to announce that André Goedée, CEO of Dockwise, and Michael Kahn, CEO of Jumbo, will join the Committee of Recommendation. This Committee will help secure the international ambitions of Offshore Energy. A growing number of […]

  • 4 May 2011

      The end of 2010 marked the release of the ISO 29990 standard, a quality management and service standard dedicated to the quality of learning services. Education and training centres now have a means of having their core business approved and certified according to internationally recognised standards. The new standard is designed to allow objective […]

  • 26 April 2011

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. announces the launch and commissioning of its 44th offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel, ‘MCS Zephyr’. The vessel is a South Catamaran 18m and is the first of a two boat order from Maritime Craft Services (Clyde) Ltd. to be delivered. ‘MCS Zephyr’ is the first vessel in the world […]

  • 31 March 2011

    BLOEMSMA VAN BREEMEN Shipyard launched and successfully completed extensive sea trials of the Wind Farm Service Catamaran, Windcat 101. This special service craft is DNV classed (+1A1 HSLC EO R1 passenger), IMO HSC2000, takes 45 passengers and sails 31 knots. Loa 27 m, beam 9.30 m, propulsion 4 MTU CODAD. About Windcat 101: “Windcat 101” […]

  • 17 March 2011

    Recently, a DNV-led joint industry project suggested a new assessment methodology for grouted connections in monopile wind turbine structures without shear keys. The reason for upgrading the industry design practices was that that the previous practices did not properly describe the physical behaviour of such connections. The project suggested a design practice using conical shaped […]

  • 27 February 2011

    The wind energy market is experiencing rapid growth worldwide and has doubled in size every 3 years for the past 30 years. It is expected to have generated 331 TWh in 2010 alone, amounting to 1.6% of global energy consumption. This expansion requires new manufacturing plant including facilities for large composite blades. Applied Market Information […]

  • 16 February 2011

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has today signed a contract with Båtservice Mandal AS (Norway) for the construction of four new crew boats. The vessels are custom designed to transport service technicians to and from offshore wind turbines. The catamaran hull has special features to limit the vessel motions in open sea to ensure safe transfer of […]

  • 7 February 2011

    A joint industry project (JIP) led by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) has looked at offshore monopile wind turbine structures to improve the… (renewableenergyfocus) [mappress] Source: renewableenergyfocus, February 07, 2011

  • 10 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Classification society Det Norske Veritas (DNV) has produced the world’s first class rules aimed at establishing a set of uniform standards… (maritimejournal) [mappress] Source: maritimejournal, January 10, 2011

  • 29 November 2010

    In order to support faster progress in the offshore floating wind industry, DNV and key players are developing a common design standard. The… (hazardexonthenet) [mappress] Source: hazardexonthenet, November 29, 2010;

  • 19 November 2010

    Polarcus, a leading provider of marine geophysical services, is building two seismic vessels of the new generation type SX134 at the Ulstein Verft shipyard. ULSTEIN has designed and built a number of state-of-the-art seismic vessels the past few years, and the contracts attest to the company’s leading role in designing and building seismic ships. Polarcus […]

  • 17 May 2010
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Draka Offshore announced today they have been awarded the array cabling contract for the Walney 2 project from Dong Energy in Denmark. This announcement follows the recent completion of the company’s expansion to its subsea production facility. “The Walney 2 project represents our first major wind farm project following our expansion,” said Martin Dale, commercial […]