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  • 23 January 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    50Hertz Offshore has contracted FRS Windcat Offshore Logistics to provide crew transfer vessel (CTV) services for operations in the German Baltic Sea. Under the framework agreement, FRS Windcat Offshore Logistics will provide a CTV for the entire duration of the five-year contract. The CTV is expected to be available 24/7 and have a daily operating […]

  • 13 March 2015

    FRS Windcat Offshore Logistics (FWOL) and EnBW Energie Baden-Württemberg AG have signed a five-year crew transfer contract for EnBW Baltic 2 wind farm in the German Baltic Sea. From 1 July 2015, the crew transfer vessel “Windcat 34” will sail daily from Rostock to the offshore wind farm EnBW Baltic 2 in the German Baltic Sea. EnBW […]

  • 25 December 2011

    SEACOR Marine LCC announced that it has invested in Windcat Workboats Holdings Ltd, a European operator of wind farm utility vessels. U.S.-based SEACOR Marine, a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings Inc., operates a fleet of offshore marine support vessels, serving the global offshore oil and gas exploration and production industry worldwide with operations and infrastructure concentrated […]

  • 24 August 2015

    Windcat Workboats MD, Neil Clarkson, has formally handed over Windcat 38 to its new client – SSE’s Head of Offshore Wind Generation, Steve Rose. SSE chartered the vessel to work on Great Gabbard OWF. The presentation of the newly built 19m vessel took place at Windcat’s new marine engineering facility in Lowestoft, UK. Steve Rose […]

  • 29 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Windcat Workboats has won the Renewable Energy Health & Safety Award 2016 with its WindGrip system. The award winner was announced on 27 January in Birmingham, on the eve of the 12th annual RenewableUK Health & Safety Conference. This award scheme, devised by RenewableUK and the Crown Estate, aims to promote the development, implementation and sharing of best practice in health and […]

  • 24 January 2016

    Offshore Wind Developers Help Solve a Century-Old Mystery Whilst undertaking detailed seabed scanning for the development of wind farm projects in the East Anglia Zone, off the coast of Norfolk and Suffolk, wind farm developers ScottishPower Renewables (SPR) and Vattenfall uncovered something they weren’t expecting – an ‘uncharted’ wreck of a WWI German submarine, missing […]

  • 26 March 2012

    Windcat Workboats launched Windcat 28 this month. Windcat 28 is a vessel in the MK 3 series, an 18m aluminium catamaran specifically designed for the offshore wind industry which was built in Kuipers Woudsend ship yard in the Netherlands. Windcat 28 is 18.0m in length over all and has a beam of 6.1m and a […]

  • 15 September 2015

    Windcat Workboats has launched its latest vessel for the growing renewable energy industry at ABP’s Port of Lowestoft. The vessel, ‘Windcat 38,’ is the first to be launched following the signing of a long term lease agreement between ABP and Windcat Workboats for their new marine engineering facility in the port. Windcat Workboats owns and […]

  • 23 April 2018

    Windcat Workboats has launched Windcat 41, the second crew transfer vessel (CTV) in its new MK3.5 series.

  • 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” […]

  • 15 July 2013

    GRS German Renewables Shipbrokers, Marineco and Sure Wind announce the Sale of Marineco Shamal to Sure Wind this 1st of July 2013. GRS has developed and arranged the sale of Marineco Shamal from UK based Marineco to UK based Sure Wind Marine. The delivery took place on the 1st of July 2013 and the vessel […]

  • 25 April 2019

    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 […]

  • 30 March 2015

    Damen held a naming ceremony for the two new SeaZip vessels SeaZip 3 and SeaZip 4 on Saturday. The vessels were named by Mrs Marie Le Roy a Councillor from the Harlingen Council (the town where  SeaZip have their offices) and Mrs Mirna Robert – Du Ry van Beest Holle, the wife of Peter Robert […]

  • 18 January 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Windcat Workboats’ Windgrip system has been selected as one of the eight finalists for RenewableUK’s 2016 Health & Safety Award. The patent pending system was developed in 2014 to improve the safety of the operation transferring personnel to wind farms, and has the added benefits of reducing stress for both the crew on board the vessel and the […]

  • 24 May 2016

    The crew on board Windcat 30 vessel, which is supporting O&M works on Centrica’s offshore wind assets, helped rescue a stranded vessel yesterday. Yesterday afternoon, Windcat 30 was returning to its base in Grimsby, when it was radioed by Humber VTS requesting that it helps rescue a yacht in difficulty off the Grimsby coast. The yacht, called […]

  • 8 June 2011

    WindCat 101 is the latest addition to WindCat Workboats’ fleet. She is one of three new vessels taken into service by WindCat Workboats in May 2011 and the first in the Mark 4 series. This new type of vessel has been developed to fulfil the need for a vessel with a higher speed, larger carrying […]

  • 22 January 2018

    Dutch electrical system integrator Alewijnse Marine System is currently undertaking electrical outfitting on two crew transfer vessels (CTVs) being built for Windcat Workboats BV at the Dok and Scheepsbouw Woudsend BV shipyard.

  • 16 December 2015

    Offshore crew transfer vessel Windcat 22 is returning back to the UK following a refit in the Netherlands where she was lengthened by three meters, Windcat Workboats, owner and operator of the vessel, said. Prior to the departure the Windcat 22 also underwent sea trials. The additional length offers a large foredeck with a carrying capacity of 9 […]

  • 8 July 2019

    Wind farm support vessel (WFSV) Windcat 3 has assisted in the rescue of a casualty vessel nearby the Gwynt y Môr wind farm offshore Rhyl, the UK. Windcat 3 responded to an all ships broadcast call in the morning of 7 July when the starter motor of a speedboat preparing to return from fishing seized. Four stranded […]

  • 23 July 2015
    Jobs & Recruitment

    Under the motto See your Future, the Windcareer job fair will be held on 18 September 2015 in Husum, Germany. Industry leaders like Enercon, Nordex, UKA, Ferchau and Deutsche Windtechnik AG will be there to meet students, pupils, jobseekers, professionals, apprentices and other prospective employees. Windcareer’s aim is to showcase the different types of work […]

  • 2 July 2019

    Windcat Workboats has placed an order with the Norway-based Servogear to provide gear and propulsion packages for two new offshore wind farm support vessels (WFSVs). According to Servogear, the Ecoflow Propulsors will be supplied for the WC45 and WC46 vessels. The company will also deliver shaft brackets, effect rudders and intermediate shafting system, as well as HD220UL/UR reduction […]

  • 13 May 2015

    Skegness RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboat was called out yesterday morning when a yacht sent out a Mayday distress call off the Lincolnshire coast. The two-man crew of the yacht Dolphin of Rhu were on passage from Wells, on the Norfolk coast, to Grimsby when they began taking on water and suffered engine failure about […]

  • 11 October 2017
    Technology, Vessels

    Windcat Workboats have signed a long-term contract with, who will supply a business process and information management system to the crew transfer vessel operator.

  • 26 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Vattenfall has signed a contract with Windcat Workboats for the provision of crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for the Hollandse Kust Zuid 1&2 offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea. Under the agreement, Vattenfall will be one of the first users of Windcat’s hydrogen-powered vessels, currently being developed. The IJmuiden-headquartered vessel operator is working with CMB […]

  • 6 April 2012

     The Windcat 28, an 18 metre long aluminium catamaran, fresh from Kuipers Woudsend shipyard in the Netherlands is about to head to Greater Gabbard wind farm off the coast of eastern England, North Sea, Break bulk informs. The wind farm, located 25 kilometres off the coast of Suffolk, comprising of 140 wind turbines, is under […]

  • 20 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Rotech Subsea Ltd. has secured contracts with Boskalis Subsea Cables & Flexibles for work on an undisclosed offshore wind farm in the North Sea. Rotech will use its TRS1 and TRS1 LD tools for cable de-burial and reburial scopes on an offshore wind project in the southern sector of the North Sea. The campaigns are set to […]