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Crew transfer vessel (CTV) operator High Speed Transfers (HST) has placed its fourth order for a Damen Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710, to be named HST Euan. The order for HST Euan is the result of a long-term contract won from a client operating out of Belgium, Damen said. “There is strong demand from the offshore […]
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, […]
Green Marine has expanded its fleet by recently purchasing a Damen Twin Axe 26m long crew transfer vessel named the Green Storm. The vessel will focus on servicing the offshore wind industry, providing transportation of personnel and cargo to offshore installations. The company said that the investment was made to meet the demands of the […]
Dutch marine services provider Herman Sr. and Damen Shipyards Group have signed an order for the first Damen Shoalbuster 3514 at the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference 2018 in Amsterdam. Herman Sr. intends to use the newly-developed DP2 vessel for various works in the offshore wind sector.
Seazip Offshore Service has chartered crew transfer vessel (CTV) SeaTwin 2 from Damen Marine Services for an ROV campaign at the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm.
Damen Shipyards has signed a contract with SMST for the delivery of an access and cargo tower and 3D motion compensated crane for Bibby Marine Services' second WaveMaster service operations vessel (SOV) currently being built at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania.
Damen Shipyards has held a keel-laying ceremony for Bibby Marine Services’ second WaveMaster Service Operations Vessel (SOV) at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania.
Bibby Marine Services plans to have up to 30% share in the Service Operations Vessel (SOV) market, roughly corresponding to a fleet of five to six SOVs by 2025, the company’s CEO Stephen Bolton said.
Stephen Blaikie has announced that he will retire from his role as CEO at Bibby Marine Services at the end of November.
Bibby Marine Services Ltd. Bibby were delighted to be working with Damen, one of the great names in shipping. Damen and Bibby are a similar size, both have a strong marine heritage and, almost uniquely are both family owned. Both companies focus on innovation and have similar corporate values. A collaborative approach was adopted in […]
Damen officially launched the Bibby WaveMaster 1 service operations vessel (SOV) at its Galati shipyard in Romania on 24 March.
In 2017, Bibby Line Group will reach another milestone in its 209-year history when it takes delivery of the Bibby WaveMaster 1 – a vessel designed specifically for operations & maintenance (O&M) and construction support activities for Round 3 wind farms. And even in the ‘worst-case scenario’ in terms of the numbers of offshore wind […]
Dutch marine services provider Van Wijngaarden Marine Services has ordered a Damen Shoalbuster 3512, bringing the total number of Shoalbusters in its fleet to five including the Noordstroom, also a Shoalbuster 3512, which was delivered in April 2016. The contract was signed between Van Wijngaarden and Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld for the construction and delivery of the vessel to be […]
Norway's Uptime International has entered into a contract with Damen Shipyards Group for delivery of an Uptime access solution for the Bibby WaveMaster 1, the Dutch shipbuilder's first service operations vessel (SOV) currently under construction in Galati, Romania, for Bibby Marine Services. The delivery consists of an Uptime motion compensated gangway and an adjustable pedestal. The […]
Bibby Line Group has appointed Stephen Bolton to the position of operations director for Bibby Marine Services Limited, a newly formed company serving the marine needs of the offshore renewables market. Bolton will oversee the build and ongoing operation of Bibby WaveMaster 1, the new walk to work (W2W) service operations vessel (SOV) that will serve offshore wind farm operators. The […]
Dutch shipbuilder Damen on Thursday laid the keel for the Bibby WaveMaster 1 at its yard in Galati, Romania. Ordered by Bibby Marine Services in January 2016, the Bibby WaveMaster is the first Damen service operations vessel. Continuing on from the first steel cutting in February, the initial stages of vessel fabrication are on schedule, Damen said. “We are dealing […]
Following the delivery of Maersk Connector, Marine and Towage Services Group Ltd. (MTS) reported that it had supported Damen during sea trials of its latest offshore cabling vessel. During comprehensive sea trials of the vessel in early 2016, the multi-purpose tug MTS Vigilant undertook anchor handling work to test the capabilities of the new vessel’s mooring […]
Briggs Marine and Environmental Services has ordered a Damen Multi Cat 2712. The vessel will be used for wind farm support, diving operations, anchor handling, dredging assistance and vessel support. Designated the Forth Warrior, the 27-metre workboat is currently being fitted out at Damen Shipyards Hardinxveld in the Netherlands. Special equipment being installed includes a DPS-1 system, a four-point […]
The first steel was cut this week at Damen Shipyards Galati for Bibby WaveMaster 1, the first ever Damen Service Operations Vessel (SOV) ordered by Bibby Marine Services. The two companies signed a contract for the vessel last month. The new SOV with walk-to-work capability will be deployed in the North Sea to support forthcoming offshore wind construction and […]
Bibby Marine Services Ltd, part of the Bibby Line Group’s portfolio of companies, has signed a contract with Dutch shipbuilder Damen for a purpose-built Service Operations Vessel (SOV) to serve the offshore wind market. The new vessel, called Bibby WaveMaster 1, represents the first collaboration of its kind between the two companies. Stephen Blaikie, Chief Executive […]
Marine operations company Green Marine Energy Support Services, based in Stromness, Orkney (Orkney Islands), recently took delivery of a Damen Multi Cat 2712 workboat for its offshore wave and tidal activities. The vessel’s first job was laying the moorings for and towing Green Marine’s heavy-lifting barge and the removal of the HS1000 tidal turbine for […]
Damen Shipyards Group delivered a Multi Cat 2613 on 30 April 2015 to Scotland-based chartering company Scotmarine. The 50-tonne bollard pull vessel has a large crane and will replace the stock vessel Multi Cat Orcadia Scotmarine purchased three years ago. The hull of the new vessel was in stock and customised for the client earlier this […]
The crew transfer vessels (CTVs) Offshore Wielingen and Offshore Waddenzee are the first of ten former Offshore Wind Services B.V. (OWS) vessels that have been painted in their new Acta Marine colors. Both Damen-built vessels were delivered in 2014. Offshore Waddenzee is currently on charter with Van Oord, working on the construction of Eneco Luchterduinen offshore wind […]
Hamburg-based Opus Marine has signed an order for a Twin Axe hull Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) from Damen Shipyards Group. The FCS 2610, being constructed at Damen Shipyards Singapore, will be the first Damen vessel in Opus Marine’s fleet. Following delivery, the FCS 2610, which Opus Marine is going to name Verdi, will provide crew […]
Damen has begun work on the latest and one of the largest models of its shallow draft Shoalbuster range, which was ordered by Van Wijngaarden Marine Services. The Shoalbuster 3512 is 35 metres in length, has a draft of 2.9 metres and GRT of 498 tonnes. The new design brings a range of benefits including a […]
Severn Offshore Services appoints Offshore Marine Chartering to act as broker for their new build Offshore Energy Service Vessel ‘Severn Provider’. The ‘Severn Provider’ will be exclusively available through Offshore Marine Chartering and the partnership follows an initial meeting between the two companies, which took place in Cardiff earlier this year. The first of Severn […]