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  • 5 February 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Following a two-day flight trial in late January, the H145 helicopter has proved its operational capabilities for offshore missions. Airbus Helicopters reported today that aviation companies Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH and HTM Offshore have tested its twin-engine multipurpose helicopter H145 in all the relevant fields of offshore operations. The flight test programme included missions such as approaching […]

  • 8 July 2013
    Training & Education

    As the work in Anholt Offshore Wind Farm takes place in the middle of the Kattegat, it is not ‘just’ possible to call an ambulance or the fire department should an accident happen. Therefore, regular practice and training of safety procedures are part of the employees’ workday; however, a rescue helicopter is not usually a […]

  • 23 September 2011

    Bristow Helicopters Ltd. announced that it will exhibit at Helitech 2011, Europe’s largest helicopter exhibition, at the Imperial War… (rotor) [mappress] Source: rotor, September 23, 2011

  • 4 August 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    As offshore wind projects are moving further offshore, and turbine manufacturers are installing hoist platforms on their turbines, there is now a growing interest from helicopter operators in learning more about possible market opportunities in the industry, according to Waypoint North, an independent offshore aviation consultancy. Helicopters are expected to become an important part of future […]

  • 14 March 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    The next phase of offshore wind farms in the UK will drive increased use of helicopters offshore, according to Douglas-Westwood (DW). The research and consultancy company expects helicopters to become an integral part of the offshore wind industry’s O&M mix and forecasts steady growth in helicopter demand to 2025, primarily in Western European markets. In Germany and Denmark, […]

  • 7 May 2019

    DEME Group’s new DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion has been outfitted with a helideck. Orion was launched at the COSCO Qidong shipyard in China in November last year, while the 216.5m long vessel is scheduled for delivery by the end of 2019. The vessel will be deployed for the construction of the largest offshore wind farms, servicing […]

  • 28 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Wiking Helikopter Service has secured a contract with TenneT to provide helicopter transport to all converter platforms, offshore wind farms and installation vessels in the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) in the North Sea.

  • 8 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Training & Education

    HeliOffshore, a safety-focused association for the offshore helicopter industry, has formed a new work group to focus the implementation of its safety strategy with regard to offshore wind farm support.

  • 8 June 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Fred. Olsen Ocean has introduced a standalone offshore heliport concept expected to enable the offshore wind industry to integrate helicopter use into the operations and maintenance of its next generation of farshore wind farms. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s UK General Manager David Matthews has said that unlike the oil & gas sector, the offshore wind industry has until […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Training & Education

    At the end of August 2014, DHTC in Den Helder brought into use a brand new helicopter simulator, the SEFtec Configurable HUET. The new facility will be used to provide compulsory HUET training programmes for people who are transported to and from offshore installations by helicopter. As the simulator used for these training courses is […]

  • 6 June 2017
    Grid Connection

    Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH has won the contract to provide helicopter services to the installation site DolWin Gamma, an offshore converter station being installed by Nordic Yards GmbH 50 kilometres north of the island of Borkum.

  • 10 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

    Danish transmission system operator Energinet has issued a tender searching for a provider of offshore helicopter services.

  • 7 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Westwood Global Energy Group expects USD 119 million of offshore wind-related helicopter expenditure over the period 2018-2022 with a CAGR of 39%, as the world could see the number of installed offshore wind turbines reaching 10,000 by 2022.

  • 10 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    EWE Offshore Service & Solutions (OSS) has awarded contracts for the provision of helicopter services from Emden, Germany, to offshore wind farms. The selected parties will be responsible for the execution of helicopter transports for personnel and material from Emden to offshore wind projects, with possible stopovers on Borkum. Northern HeliCopter GmbH will provide a […]

  • 13 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    German helicopter offshore hoist operator Helicopter Travel Munich (HTM) has signed a contract with Airbus Helicopters for one H145 which, once delivered in December 2017,  will serve offshore wind farms in the German Bight. The new aircraft will be operated from HTM’s bases at Emden, Norden, Borkum and Helgoland. The H145 joins HTM’s inventory of Airbus Helicopters-built […]

  • 21 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    Den Helder Airport is introducing a hub-and-spoke infrastructure enabling multiple helicopter take-off and landing sites at various locations along the Dutch coast.

  • 28 May 2018

    The Germany-based helicopter operator Northern HeliCopter GmbH (NHC) has expanded its fleet with another Airbus H155 B1 helicopter, which will be used for transport to offshore installations, including wind farms.

  • 14 February 2012

    HTM Helicopter Travel Munich yesterday signed a letter of intent to acquire an EC145 T2, adding this enhanced version of Eurocopter’s popular EC145 rotary-wing aircraft to its fleet for the servicing of offshore wind farms. The EC145 T2 was selected for its outstanding operational performance, including the capability to support offshore wind farm missions by […]

  • 29 September 2011

      AgustaWestland, a Finmeccanica company, and Bond Aviation Group, announce that they have signed an MoU today that will see both companies work together to establish a multi-year contract covering the purchase of AW139, AW169 and AW189 helicopters for offshore oil and gas support, HEMS, SAR and emergency service missions, together with support to the […]

  • 18 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Wiking Helikopter Service has won a multi-year contract to provide Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) on BARD Offshore I, Butendiek, Nordergründe and Veja Mate offshore wind farms located in the German North Sea.

  • 11 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Waypoint North is a newly established consultancy company specializing in the offshore aviation segment within the Offshore Wind and Oil & Gas industry. “The demand for offshore aviation expertise is expected to increase as offshore wind projects are moving further offshore into harsher marine environments,” says Managing Director Johan Hansen. “We are seeing a large […]

  • 24 September 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Airbus Helicopters views the support for wind farms as a business segment that is undergoing global growth and expects demand for up to a thousand helicopters over the coming two decades, corresponding to revenues of approximately EUR 9 billion.

  • 23 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH has awarded Heli Service International with a contract to carry out helicopter services to and from the 400MW Global Tech I offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 9 August 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Bond Air Services (Bond) will provide helicopter support to deliver maintenance technicians by hoist to the Greater Gabbard’s 140 turbines – the first helicopter operation of its kind in the UK. The wind farm has a generation capacity of around 500MW, enough to power approximately 530,000 homes. The service will use a Eurocopter EC135T2i aircraft, […]

  • 4 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    World Helicopters, a holding company of helicopter operator Grupo Inaer that is backed by investment firms Investindustrial and Kohlberg… By Shasha Dai (dowjones) [mappress] Source: dowjones, May 04, 2011;

  • 13 September 2016

    Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO) is looking for companies which will perform a study on guidelines for new obstacle-free zones for helicopter flights to oil and gas platforms in the vicinity of future offshore wind farms.  The study is needed to ensure safe flight operations and an efficient use of the available areas for offshore wind farms. The Dutch government […]