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  • 2 February 2015

    Seacat Services, an offshore energy crew transfer vessel operator, has placed an order worth £6 million with local boat builder South Boats IOW for two DNV-GL class-certified next generation 24m catamarans as it looks to bolster its fleet ahead of the next phase of European offshore wind construction. While new construction is set to slow […]

  • 8 April 2013

    VIDEO: EWICON ‒ Bladeless Windmill Mecanoo Architects designed the model EWICON (Electrostatic WIndenergy CONvertor) using technology developed by researchers Johan Smit and Dhiradj Djairam from the Delft University of Technology in a consortium with Wageningen UR and commercial companies in an economy-ecology-government partnership program context.   UK: South Boats IOW and Seacat Services Announce New […]

  • 6 February 2012

    After extensive trials with the smaller Powerglide 46 Wind Farm Crew Boat ‘Vanishing Point’ Power Catamarans have finalised the design of 20m (66ft) Wind farm crew boat that will revolutionise the crew boat industry and save millions of litres of fuel. The Blade will work easily in seas of well over 3.0m without additional modifications […]

  • 2 November 2012

    Dutch-owned Sima Charters has taken delivery of the latest vessel to join its fleet, a CTruk 20T multi-purpose catamaran. Sporting Sima Charters’ eye-catching yellow and blue livery, SC Buzzard is the tenth vessel to be completed at the Brightlingsea yard in two years. The relationship between Sima Charters and CTruk had an interesting start, with […]

  • 1 July 2011

      BMT Nigel Gee Ltd, a subsidiary of BMT Group Ltd, the leading international maritime design and engineering consultancy, celebrates 25 years of innovative vessel design this year. Established as Nigel Gee and Associates Ltd in June 1986, by Nigel Gee and John Bonafoux, the company is recognised as one of the world’s leading naval […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Vessels

    Hull-based MMS Ship Repair has launched MMS Crusader, its first workboat specially built to serve the offshore wind industry, according to Hull Daily Mail. The vessel, a 26m aluminium catamaran, has been built at the company’ shipyard at Alexandra Dock for MMS Offshore Renewable Services, MMS’ subsidiary operating offshore renewables vessels. MMS Crusader has been developed to service a […]

  • 16 January 2012

    In the offshore windfarm support scenario it is becoming increasingly clear that the seakeeping ability of the current medley of workboats is not up to the job when the going gets rough. This is exacerbated by current and future windfarms that are being positioned further out to sea in more onerous seastates. There is the […]

  • 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, […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    ESNA, a Norwegian designer of air cushioned catamarans and Surface Effect Ships (SES), has received grants totalling NOK 3.5 million (approx. EUR 370,000) to develop the next generation SES for offshore service operations. ESNA received a NOK 3 million grant from the Regional Research Council Agder, and a NOK 500,000 grant from Sørlandet Knowledge Foundation. The grants run from […]

  • 18 October 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Reflecting its renewed competitiveness in the international market for small and medium sized commercial vessels, Austal has secured a new contract for the design and construction of three wind farm support vessels. The 27 metre catamarans will be used by UK-based Turbine Transfers to support wind turbine installation and maintenance activities in European waters. Austal […]

  • 18 May 2012

    South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Iceni Marine Services Ltd., announced that the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of four further vessels to join the existing South Boats built ‘Iceni Spirit’, ‘Iceni Courage’, ‘Iceni Defiant’ and ‘Iceni Pride’. The order is substantial for both South Boats and Iceni and demonstrates a […]

  • 6 May 2015

    Nor-Shipping has announced the nominees for the 2015 Nor-Shipping Awards. The awards recognize achievements in three areas – energy efficiency, innovative ship design and young entrepreneurship. From the offshore wind industry, X-STERN™ has been nominated for the Next Generation Ship Award and CEO of Northern Offshore Services (NOS), David Kristensson, is one of the four nominees for Young […]

  • 5 August 2011
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

      South Boats Special Projects Ltd. and Iceni Marine Services Ltd. announce that the two companies have signed a contract for the construction of a South Catamaran 14m RRV to be named ‘Iceni Pride’. The ‘Iceni Pride’ is a first of class South Catamaran 14m RRV developed from the very successful 12m RRV, which has […]

  • 29 September 2016
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Transmission assets owner and operator Transmission Capital Services (TCS) has chartered one of CWind’s crew transfer vessels (CTV) on a five-year contract to support works at several of their offshore substations in the United Kingdom. CWind is using one of its MPC19 resin infused composite catamarans to provide the crew transfer services. In February this […]

  • 1 May 2012

    Offshore Marine Support Ltd. announce that it has entered into an agreement to secure a build slot for a South Catamaran 17m Wind Farm Support Vessel to be built by South Boats Special Projects Ltd. on the Isle of Wight. The South Catamaran 17m WFSV is a unique vessel with capabilities well beyond its size. […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 February 2013

    Offshore Turbine Services owns three CTruk 20T multi-purpose catamarans, achieving the aim to enter and make their mark on an increasingly competitive offshore wind support market. The third vessel, Admiral P, joined sister workboats Cardinal P and Captain P in September 2012. The following is a video on Offshore Turbine Services’ case study on CTruk’s […]

  • 30 March 2015
    Technology, Vessels

    Danish Yachts A/S  have launched a new 27m Cat-SWATH crew transfer vessel at EWEA Offshore 2015. In 2013, the Skagen based shipyard at the northern most tip of Denmark delivered four revolutionary all-carbon-fibre 24m Cat-SWATH vessels to its client ‘Odfjell Wind’, which are currently operated by A2SEA in multiple locations. A further ‘second generation’ 24m Cat-SWATH was delivered in 2014 […]

  • 15 March 2012

      Rotterdam based Offshore Wind Services BV (OWS) announce the acquisition of one of the best known operators in the offshore wind crew transfer industry; North Wales based Offshore Wind Power Marine Services Ltd. (OWPMS) . OWPMS has been providing crew transfer services since 2003 and has been instrumental in developing many of the safety […]

  • 22 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    Specialist seabed mapping company Osiris Projects has this week launched the 5th vessel in their fleet, the 14.0m GRP catamaran MV Proteus. Designed to provide an excellent working platform for coastal survey operations, MV Proteus can work up to 60 miles from a safe haven under MCA Category 2 and has a maximum speed of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Vessels

    CTruk has decided to feature the Volvo IPS system on its second CTruk MPC22. Since the launch of its first-of-class CTruk MPC22 late last year, the company has incorporated performance feedback into future builds. The 22m multi-purpose catamaran with 7.5m beam and 1.25m draft has a 20 tonne flexible payload capability. CTruk’s patented movable wheelhouse and modular […]

  • 25 November 2011

    Kockums launched new website for CarboCAT multipurpose service vessels and fast ferries. They’ve posted the next generation of commercial vessels online. At their site you can use the fuel cost calculator and learn how carbon fibre can boost performance while cutting costs. About CarboCAT CarboCAT is part of Kockums, a Swedish shipyard that has been […]

  • 17 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Continuing the long history of shipbuilding in Great Yarmouth, Alicat Workboats, based on Southtown Road and part of the Gardline group, formally handed over its latest vessel. This aluminium catamaran was manufactured by a company with a reputation of being one of the best builders of wind farm support vessels for the most modern of […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Vessels

    Osiris Projects latest custom-build survey vessel Bibby Athena is due to arrive in the UK for the first time in the next few days.  Built by French shipbuilders Socarenam, the vessel was constructed to the same high specifications as the company’s successful Semi-SWATH catamaran Bibby Tethra launched in 2011. The vessel includes a number of […]