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  • 29 April 2013

    Last week Pontis successfully finalized the extensive seafastening project for the installation of the offshore converter stations BorWin2 & HelWin1. Pontis was responsible for the project management, covering design, production, assembly and disassembly of the fixtures. A complex project, given the large number of stakeholders, the size and weight of the materials and the substantial […]

  • 2 December 2019

    High Speed Transfers (HST) is implementing BareFLEET, Reygar’s remote monitoring system, across its crew transfer vessel (CTV) fleet as it aims to expand to the U.S. and Taiwanese markets. According to Reygar, BareFLEET gives operators visibility over fleet activity, health and performance, monitoring the status of the engine, vessel motion and navigation. It automatically records […]

  • 10 July 2019

    Sleipnir, Heerema Marine Contractors’ new semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV), is set to depart for its maiden voyage this week. According to Heerema, Sleipnir will set course from Indonesia to Spain on a trip expected to take about 45 days rounding South Africa’s Cape of Good Hope. Bunkering of LNG took place for the last two days some 12 […]

  • 24 October 2017
    Grid Connection

    Venko Offshore, a Dutch company providing industrial coatings, has recently secured repeat business for maintenance and integrity services for an undisclosed blue chip client.

  • 5 November 2015
    Business & Finance

    A new joint venture that will provide 24/7 services to the maritime and offshore industry has been launched in the Netherlands. The launch of Dutch Offshore Base BV, comprising Ter Haak Group, Dutch Offshore Group and Rotterdam Offshore Group, was announced at the Europort exhibition in Rotterdam this week. The newly created company said the shareholders’ activities and expertise are complementary, […]

  • 9 January 2014

    Offshore Wind Services B.V will make public the contract signed with Damen Shipyards, Gorinchem. With the contract signed end-December 2013, the construction of the new vessel began immediately and is set to be delivered in October this year. The official ceremony is taking place tomorrow. OWS has spent considerable time refining the well known 2610 with […]

  • 15 May 2012

    The ‘Seven Borealis’, Subsea 7’s flag ship, is currently in Rotterdam (the Netherlands) for final outfitting at the Huisman facilities. The vessel is the first customized version of Ulstein Sea of Solutions’ successful SOC 5000 vessel design and fully developed by the Netherlands based Ulstein design office. The vessel features an offshore mast crane which […]

  • 20 June 2012

    Coastline Surveys announces the appointment of Andrew Johnson as Hydrographic Services Division Manager. Andy has amassed a wealth of experience during his professional 25 year career in the marine industry worldwide. Andy has particular talents and enthusiasm in team building, business development and Client relationships whilst being a successful technical project manager. Andy’s career includes […]

  • 19 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    The foundation installation has had a good start, and the installation vessels Svanen and Goliath have already managed to place 20 monopiles and 11 transition pieces in Walney 2.   However, for the last almost two weeks, the installation has been influenced by unfavourable weather conditions, but despite the wind, there have been minor weather […]

  • 25 September 2015

    Norwegian vessel operator Umoe Mandal has purchased six External Panorama Pantograph heavy duty windscreen wipers from UK based DuroWipers to equip a newbuild Surface Effect Ship (SES). Recently, Statkraft signed an initial six-month charter agreement for the new WaveCraft vessel, the Umoe Firmus, to transport its O&M turbine technicians to and from the Sheringham Shoal offshore […]

  • 29 November 2011

    Fugro and Soil Machine Dynamics (SMD) have developed a high performance, modular jet trenching and mechanical cutting system. The Q1400 system, featured on Stand 11121 at EWEA Offshore, will be available early 2012 for the marine renewable and offshore oil and gas and markets, and will complement the many other specialised services Fugro’s group of […]

  • 16 November 2010

    Last week the 5th edition of the Maritime Awards Gala took place at the Amsterdam Convention Factory in Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Over 700 prominent people from the Dutch maritime industry attended. The Maritime Awards Gala was established in 2000 by the Holland Marine Equipment Association and consists of 5 awards of which the HME Maritime […]

  • 10 May 2013

    Trianel is looking for contractor for the performance of diving works including provision of a suitable vessel. During the installation of the foundation tripods onto the pre-installed piles a number of grout seals were ‘ripped out’.The function of the grout seals is to contain the grout within the sleeve annulus. Without a grout seal the […]

  • 13 January 2014

    The British Standards Institute has certified Scour Prevention Systems Ltd (SPSL) with ISO 9001 accreditation for its Quality Management Systems. Namely, the Lowestoft-based SPSL has developed an innovative anti-scour system in the form of a mattress constructed from recycled tyres, termed the Scour Prevention Mat (SPM). The SPM is proven to be an effective solution […]

  • 8 May 2017

    Hempel has launched two new coatings specifically developed to protect the “splash zone” areas of offshore structures such as oil & gas platforms or wind turbines, which suffer from the dual impact of atmospheric and immersion-type corrosion, as well as physical damage such as abrasion and impact, especially in areas around boat landings.

  • 30 July 2019
    Business & Finance

    German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has reached an agreement with its lenders which gives financial support for the continuation of its business until the end of August and potentially for a period thereafter if ongoing talks with lenders can be concluded successfully. As reported earlier, Senvion had filed for self-administration in April 2019. That same month, Senvion, […]

  • 5 July 2017

    Gulliver, Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors’ heavy lift, DP2 vessel, has left the ROC shipyard in Qidong, China, Royal IHC reports. The vessel is now en route to the Huisman yard in Xiamen for the installation of two cranes, each capable of carrying 2,000 tonnes. Scaldis ordered Gulliver, formerly known as RAMBIZ 4000, to further support […]

  • 23 June 2015

    Seaglaze Marine Windows recently responded to an emergency request for replacement of a smashed helm window of a wind farm transfer vessel. Thanks to its dedicated ‘in-house’ Glass Toughening Plant, the company received, manufactured and delivered to the client within a 24 hour period, avoiding the client a contractual penalty as a result of excessive vessel downtime. Tek Kopec, Assistant Engineering Superintendent for […]

  • 23 July 2012

    A scientific paper written by Professor Stephen Buckland, published in the Journal of Applied Ecology, compares HiDef’s digital video survey platform with another digital aerial survey method and the traditional visual aerial survey method. His comparison study, based on surveys flown in Carmarthen Bay, Wales in March 2009, showed that the digital methods are more […]

  • 16 December 2013

    Her Majesty’s Coastguard has released a Christmas carol video, with 12 top safety tips. Last year, Coastguards dealt with 430 search and rescue incidents over the Christmas and New Year period ( 21 December 2012 – 2 January 2013). Call outs ranged from dogs over cliffs, people stuck in mud, walkers cut off by the […]

  • 30 October 2017
    R&D, Technology

    SPT Offshore has launched a new wind turbine suction pile foundation concept, which combines mono tubulars with suction pile foundations. The company is now detailing the design and working towards a demonstration in the next 12 months.

  • 10 June 2016
    Authorities, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    NDE Offshore AB has recently been awarded a contract by Siemens to conduct periodic inspections of the helidecks on three offshore HVDC platforms in the North Sea. The grid connections are owned by German-Dutch transmission grid operator TenneT. Already completed is the Helwin1 platform, where inspections were carried out in April. At the end of […]

  • 11 April 2013

    FoundOcean, the world’s largest dedicated offshore construction grouting company, has announced that it has been shortlisted for the Growth Strategy of the Year category of the Scottish Business Awards 2013. The awards celebrate excellence in Scottish business and recognise the people and companies that are changing the face of Scotland with the goods, services and […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Danish Shipping has called for a common international regulatory framework for small high-speed vessels below 500 gross tons, such as Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs).

  • 22 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Technology

    German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has acquired 100 per cent of the shares of Euros Group in an all-cash transaction. Euros, located in Berlin and southern Poland, covers all areas of rotor blade design and production as well as master plug and mould design. The fully functional blade, mould and master plug manufacturing facilities in […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Schaeffler announces new advances that give remote monitoring systems the reliability needed for confident use in the harshest environments. Schaeffler condition monitoring expert Jon Doe said: “We have CM contracts with clients in the industrial, wind turbine, offshore and marine sectors. What our customers need is reliability and that is what these advances provide. The […]