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27 March 2019 Vessels

Geo Therm Ltd. has won a contract to perform inspections on the Self Elevating Support Vessel (SESV) GMS Endeavour during work on the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. Geo Therm is collaborating with LEC Marine (Klyne) to carry out an electrical-biased thermographic inspection on the switchboards, distribution and thruster systems throughout the entire Gulf Marine Services' vessel. […]

2 May 2018 Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Osbit Ltd has recently delivered a height adjustable boat landing system to Gulf Marine Services' self-elevating support vessel (SESV) GMS Endeavour currently deployed on Ørsted's Hornsea Project One wind farm off Yorkshire. 

29 March 2018 Ports & Logistics, Vessels

Port of Blyth has shared a photo of Gulf Marine Services testing the jack-up operation of the Self Elevating Support Vessel (SESV) GMS Endeavour at the port's South Harbour.

21 February 2018 Grid Connection, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Gulf Marine Services' Self Elevating Support Vessel (SESV) GMS Evolution has joined her sister vessel GMS Endeavour in the Port of Blyth to undergo mobilisation for operations at the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

6 February 2018 Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Gulf Marine Services’ Self Elevating Support Vessel (SESV) GMS Endeavour recently berthed at the Port of Blyth, where it will be mobilising for operations at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

6 September 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Aberdeen-based Gulf Marine Services (GMS) UK Ltd has selected offshore engineering and technology company Osbit Ltd to deliver a boat landing and access system which will be fitted to a GMS jack-up accommodation vessel destined for DONG Energy’s Hornsea Project One wind farm.

11 April 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

DONG Energy has chosen the Aberdeen-based Gulf Marine Services UK to provide offshore accommodation for workers on the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm.

13 May 2015

Global Marine Systems (GMS) has extended its subsea capability with the acquisition of a powerful jet trenching ROV. The new addition is the Q1000 Jet Trencher, whose modular design allows it to be easily mobilised onto vessels. With 1000hp of total installed and variable jetting power, the ROV is suitable for trenching pipelines, umbilicals and cables […]

3 October 2014

Year of build: 2010  Design: Gusto NG2500X  LOA: 76m  Gross tonnage: 5,087  Deck area: 1035m²  Variable Load: 1,600t  Max water depth: 65m  Crane type: Huisman PMOC  Max lifting capacity: 300t  Accommodation details: 106 persons in single and double ensuite berths.   Helideck: ø19.5m, CAP 437  Service speed: 8 knots 

16 September 2014 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

Do you really know how OEMs are running your wind farm? The fast-approaching expiry dates of many five-year equipment service warranties could spell uncertainties, opportunities and strategic decision-making for many offshore asset operators. Fortunately, there are attractive alternatives.  Article by Green Marine Solutions Time flies  The shape of O&M services could soon change quite radically […]

11 September 2014 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

Time is money offshore. While developing a unique marine management review standard for the renewables sector, Green Marine Solutions (GMS) has been saving valuable minutes for its clients. The results are often a victory for both systems and common sense. Practical rather than purely academic  Since spring 2014, GMS has been working closely with Belgium-based […]

15 August 2014 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

Composites are complex. Working with them requires knowledge, skills and experience. However, composites are also extremely strong, robust materials used widely in industry and society. It is time for a national turbine blade repair standard to open up the wind market to new, highly-competent competition and drive down offshore costs, argues UK composites expert, Chris […]

1 July 2014 Training & Education

A new training syllabus from Green Marine Solutions (GMS) will provide answers for a new breed of skilled specialists who can take the tough offshore environment in their stride. Modern marine coordinators (MCs) must be able to respond rapidly to events and incidents that unchecked could have serious consequences as larger wind farms operate further […]

23 June 2014

Saving critical minutes during the construction of offshore wind farms can also save large amounts of money. The skill is in ensuring that the right people are always in the right place at the right time - and that no-one else is delayed by avoidable bottlenecks. Small delays with big consequences Good marine coordination on […]

2 June 2014 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D

Winter may mean storms and battered coasts onshore. However, there are many opportunities for well-planned inspections, maintenance, training, essential documentation and certification to make life more productive offshore. Once offshore activity is put into a strategic framework, the dark months of the year can be used to cut costs and improve productivity. Green Marine Solutions […]

14 May 2014 Operations & Maintenance

Green Marine Solutions (GMS) has issued a high-tech maintenance and safe guano removal in a single efficient package. Long-term and, in some cases, permanent solutions are available. As part of an integrated efficiency-improvement package designed to take the strain out of operational maintenance, GMS working teams can remove both guano from wind turbine working areas […]

8 May 2014 Environment

Gulf Marine Services, the provider of self-propelled self-elevating support vessels serving the offshore oil, gas and renewable energy sectors, published its Interim Management Statement for the period 1 January to 7 May 2014. The Group has a very significant backlog (the order book at the end of March 2014 was $395 million comprising of firm […]

29 April 2014 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Green Marine Solutions (GMS) has signed a contract to introduce its ground-breaking marine coordination service to C-Power’s 325.2MW Thornton Bank Wind Farm operating 30 miles (48 km) off the Belgian coast. GMS will help C-Power by examining every aspect of offshore operations and maintenance. It will then upgrade working practices to both improve the financial […]

25 April 2014 Business & Finance

The welcome news that Siemens plans a £160 million expansion to manufacture turbines in East Yorkshire, plus the UK Green Investment Bank’s (GIB) investment in the Westermost Rough project off the Yorkshire coast, must be balanced against high costs and risks but low confidence levels that could still affect future UK offshore wind developments, Green […]

17 February 2014 Business & Finance

Abu Dhabi-based Gulf Marine Services (GMS) has announced that it is planning to enter the London Stock Exchange. GMS is one of the world's largest providers of self-propelled, self-elevating accommodation jack-up barges. These platforms allow them to provide services throughout the total lifecycle of offshore oil, gas and renewable energy activities. These services include oil […]

19 November 2013 Operations & Maintenance

Gulf Marine Services (GMS) has announced a strategic new-build programme that includes a further E-Class vessel - similar to GMS Endeavour, the company’s jackup barge currently occupied in wind farm operations in European waters - and three S-Class vessels, a new design GMS describes as a ‘workhorse’ ideally suited to the renewables industry. The four […]

5 November 2013 Business & Finance, Technology

Green Marine Solution (GMS), a provider of professional marine services and specialist support to the offshore wind industry, has received GBP 450,000 from Northstar Ventures’ Finance for Business North East Accelerator Fund. “The funding received from Northstar is going to be used primarily to complete the ROAM development, and to build our team,” BDaily news […]

28 October 2013 Business & Finance

Green Marine Solutions (GMS) has opened a new office at the Scottish Enterprise Inovo building in Glasgow, Scotland, as it strives to harness the benefits of the offshore wind industry, Herald Scotland reports. The company is headquartered in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, and the Glasgow base is now established to allow GMS to be in the place where […]

23 August 2013

Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) is proud to announce winning the contract to supply Gulf Marine Services’ latest E-Class vessel GMS Enterprise with a new state-of-the-art diesel electric propulsion system. Gulf Marine Services (GMS) is the largest provider of self-propelled self-elevating jackup barges in the world. The rigs are highly versatile and support the offshore oil […]

23 April 2013

Abu Dhabi-based Gulf Marine Services (GMS) has won three new contracts worth around $46 million for transformer installation in the German offshore sector for its jackup barge GMS Endeavour. The self-elevating self-propelled E-Class vessel, which has been occupied on wind farm installations and maintenance projects, has just commenced the first of the new contracts with […]

28 September 2012

Gulf Marine Services (GMS) congratulates Scira on the official inauguration day of the Sheringham Shoal windfarm. The GMS Endeavour was employed from the beginning of the installation of turbine sets until the completion of the project and erected the majority of the 88 wind turbine generators masts and blades supplied by Siemens. GMS Senior Management […]