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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 […]
Helicopter Terrain Awareness and Warning Systems (HTAWS) are set to be upgraded to give pilots between 6 and 30 seconds of additional warning of a potential collision with an obstacle, terrain or water, according to HeliOffshore. Plans to implement the upgrades have been formulated as a result of HeliOffshore’s collaborative efforts involving aircraft manufacturers, operators, and regulators, […]
HTM Helicopter Travel Munich GmbH HTM was founded in 1997 as a small helicopter company located in the surrounding of Munich, initially specialized in film and movie productions. Since then the company has enlarged its field of operation and size to what it stands for today. The entire HTM Group consists of six subsidiaries, that […]
Ørsted has signed a contract with the NHV Group for the provision of helicopter services on the Borssele I & II project, starting from May 2020.
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.
Van Oord's vessel Aeolus has been outfitted with an aluminium helideck from Bayards Aluminium Constructions, as part of the modification of the vessel that started last year.
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.
On 24 April, NHV's helicopter carrying passengers from Van Oord to the UK East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm took off from Peterson's newly opened helicopter passenger terminal at Zeeland Airport in the Netherlands and thus marked the operational launch of the terminal.
Northern HeliCopter (NHC) has won a contract by 50Hertz Transmission (50HzT) to provide a rescue helicopter with pilots and medical crew for emergencies on offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea.
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.
Iberdrola has awarded Emden-based Northern HeliCopter GmbH (NHC) with a six-year contract for transport flights to the Wikinger offshore wind farm.
Leonardo has signed a contract with Danish company Uni-Fly for two AgustaWestland AW169 light intermediate twin engine helicopters, which will perform offshore wind farm support operations for DONG Energy at Hornsea Project One in the UK.
German law firm Kapellmann und Partner Rechtsanwälte, on behalf of Gobal Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH, has invited helicopter services providers to tender for the transport of passengers and cargo to and from the 400MW offshore wind farm.
German transmission system operator 50Hertz has invited tenders for the provision of a helicopter, including aeronautical and medical crew, for potential emergency and rescue situations involving employees on offshore platforms, wind turbines and vessels located in the Baltic Sea.
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.
The NHV Group has won a contract with Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) to provide helicopter services in support of their upcoming wind farm construction project at the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the Scottish North Sea.
Siemens has awarded CHC Group with a contract for helicopter services in support of the work at the Veja Mate offshore wind farm in the German part of the North Sea, which is currently in the turbine installation phase.
GeoSea has contracted Northern HeliCopter (NHC) for the provision of medical services during the installation and commissioning phase of the Merkur offshore wind farm in the German Bight. GeoSea NV has chosen different services of NHC's holistic medical care concept WINDEAcare according to the individual construction phases. Beside Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS), VENTUSmedic, the Emergency Dispatch […]
HeliService International has ordered another AW169 helicopter for offshore wind farm operations from Leonardo-Finmeccanica. The contract was signed around month and a half after the first AW169 was delivered to support Siemens’ O&M works on the Dutch Gemini offshore wind farm. The new aircraft will be delivered in 2017 and will be used for offshore wind farm support missions in the North Sea. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Emden-based Northern HeliCopter GmbH (NHC) has won a contract to transport crews working on the 400MW Global Tech I far shore wind farm in the German Bight. NHC, an ambulance and air rescue services specialist, has bought an Airbus H155 helicopter specifically for providing the new service. Crew changes at the wind farm take place once a week, scheduled […]
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 […]
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 […]
Airbus Helicopters has delivered the first H135 to HTM Helicopter Travel Munich GmbH for offshore wind operations, marking a new milestone for the enhanced version of Airbus Helicopters’ lightweight rotorcraft previously known as the EC135 T3. The H135 is well adapted to the full range of offshore operations, benefitting from the helicopter’s excellent performance, especially in […]
Northern HeliCopter will provide its rescue services to several offshore wind farms in the North Sea. The contract, awarded by EWE Offshore Service & Solutions, covers Global Tech I, Trianel Windpark Borkum, Riffgat and Alpha Ventus. The company is the centre of the EWE Group's offshore expertise. It is a services company that advises and […]