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  • 7 July 2010
    Technology

    On 15 May 2010 MPI Offshore Limited proudly participated in the keel-laying ceremony for “MPI Discovery”, the second of two state-of-the-art wind turbine installation vessels, currently under construction at the Cosco Nantong Shipyard in China. A tradition built up over centuries, the keel laying marks the ceremonial beginning of the ship’s construction. The keel laying […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Technology

    Paramarine advanced marine design software, developed by QinetiQ GRC, has been selected by Keel Marine to replace their in-house developed ship design software. For nearly fifty years Keel Marine, who are based in the UK, has delivered naval architecture and marine engineering services globally to an impressive range of commercial and government entities. Keel Marine […]

  • 19 April 2017
    Vessels

    Chinese shipbuilder Jiangsu Hantong Ship Heavy Industry has held a keel laying ceremony for a jack-up wind farm installation vessel (WFIV) being built for Nantong Ocean Water Construction.

  • 3 September 2019
    Vessels

    Dutch hydrographic survey specialist Geo Plus B.V. and the Royal Niestern Sander shipyard have held a keel laying ceremony for the survey/ROV vessel Geo Ranger. Expected to be delivered in April 2020, the 41-metre Geo Ranger will be available for charter by parties conducting hydrographic surveys, such as companies involved in dredging, and the building and […]

  • 19 September 2016
    Vessels

    Gondan Shipyard has laid the keel for the Service Operation Vessel (SOV) that will serve as a mother ship for wind turbine technicians at DONG Energy’s Race Bank offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The keel laying ceremony marked the start of the assembly of the hull in the slipway at Gondan’s facilities in Figueras, where the […]

  • 6 May 2019
    Vessels

    Ulstein Verft has held the keel laying ceremony for Nexans’ DP3 cable laying vessel (CLV) Nexans Aurora. According to Ulstein, the keel laying, held on 24 April, marks the start of assembling the grand blocks of the 149.9m long vessel. The hull is being built at Crist in Poland while the engineering, outfitting and system integration, […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Vessels

    Nauta Shiprepair Yard in Gdańsk has held a keel laying ceremony for Havyard Ship Technology’s Service Operation Vessel (SOV) scheduled for operation at Dudgeon wind farm, outside the coast of Norfolk in Great Britain. According to the contract the unit is planned for delivery to the customer in November 2015. The ship will be over 83 m long and […]

  • 15 September 2014

    The keel for the construction of the vessel 507, a multipurpose vessel for different types of special works at sea, contracted in 2013 by ULJANIK Brodogradilište and Sofidra S.A. of Luxembourg, has been laid on Wednesday 27th August 2014. With an overall length of 138 m and width of 32 m, the vessel will be equipped for […]

  • 4 October 2019
    Vessels

    China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) has laid the keel for Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT) new semisubmersible wind farm foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift. CMHI is constructing the Ulstein-designed vessel at its facility in Jiangsu under an order it received from OHT in July last year. According to OHT, for the first time the fabricated blocks have come together for assembly in the […]

  • 5 January 2012

    The keel-laying of the multipurpose deck cargo vessel, built for Oy Gaiamare Ab, was held at STX Turku Shipyard on Wednesday 4 January 2012. The NB 1379 is 105.4 metres long and 18.8 metres wide. The environmentally friendly vessel is to be delivered to the client in spring 2012 will provide work for about 300 […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Vessels

    DeepOcean UK, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, announce the symbolic keel laying ceremony has taken place in Galati, officially launching the construction phase of its new cable lay vessel. The vessel, yet to be named, will be taken on a long term charter from Maersk, and will extend DeepOceans capabilities in the larger […]

  • 10 September 2019
    Vessels

    Italian cable specialist Prysmian has announced the start of keel laying work for the cable-laying (CLV) vessel Leonardo da Vinci at Vard’s shipyard in Tulcea, Romania. Ordered in April 2018, the new cable-layer is expected to be operational by the second quarter of 2021. “The acquisition of €700 million Viking Link contract confirms Prysmian’s undisputed […]

  • 5 January 2016
    Vessels

    Spain’s LaNaval Shipyard has laid the keel for an offshore multipurpose vessel ordered by the Dutch company Tideway, a subsidiary of DEME Group. The new vessel, named Living Stone, will be equipped with a fall-pipe and rock installation system, as well as cable/umbilical loading & installation facilities, including subsea construction capabilities. It will have dual fuel engines with a […]

  • 16 December 2019
    Vessels

    DEME Group has held a keel-laying ceremony for its first dedicated service operation vessel (SOV) for offshore wind farm maintenance. The keel-laying ceremony took place on 13 December at the CEMRE shipyard in Yalova, Turkey, for what is said to be the world’s first DP2 twin-hulled SOV. Due to be delivered in 2021, the SOV […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Vessels

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen on Thursday laid the keel for the Bibby WaveMaster 1 at its yard in Galati, Romania. Ordered by Bibby Marine Services in January 2016, the Bibby WaveMaster is the first Damen service operations vessel. Continuing on from the first steel cutting in February, the initial stages of vessel fabrication are on schedule, Damen said. “We are dealing […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Vessels

    Vroon’s DP2 subsea-support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel, VOS Start, was launched last week at Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. in China, and earlier this week, the keel was laid for its sister vessel, VOS Stone. Both vessels can carry a total of 87 persons, offering accommodation and work space for up to 60 client personnel. The new design […]

  • 8 May 2018
    Vessels

    Damen Shipyards has held a keel-laying ceremony for Bibby Marine Services’ second WaveMaster Service Operations Vessel (SOV) at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania.

  • 31 October 2018
    Vessels

    A 2,000-tonne deckhouse has been lifted and installed on DEME Group’s DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion. The vessel is currently under construction at a COSCO shipyard in China. The keel laying ceremony was held in March. The Orion will come equipped with a 5,000 tonne Liebherr HLC 295000 crane with a lifting height of up to 180 metres and […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Vessels

    Ulstein Verft has selected Palfinger Marine to deliver a new major deck equipment package for the DP3 cable laying vessel Nexans Aurora. The order consists of cranes, winches and lifesaving appliances, including two LBT 935 lifeboats with the belonging davits and one life raft davit on each side of the vessel. According to Palfinger, the lifeboats are […]

  • 14 May 2013

    Japan could see a floating wind and current hybrid power generation system, the world’s first, off its coast by the end of this year, writes CBS. Mitsui Ocean Development & Engineering Company (MODEC), a leading offshore technology company specializing in floating oil and gas production systems from Japan, has developed SKWID (Savonius Keel & Wind […]

  • 14 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    On 11 May, China Railway Construction Corporation (CRCC) has placed an order with COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry for a jack-up vessel with a lifting capacity of 1,300 tonnes that will be deployed on the construction of offshore wind farms. 

  • 26 March 2013

    The high degree of innovation in the design as well as cooperation between Vripack and Braveheart Shipping might be unique but also essential to make sure the Javelin 22.22 is able to perform her duties at sea. The innovative mentality and the features of the ship connect very well to the qualities and holistic design […]

  • 11 September 2019
    Business & Finance

    SeaTwirl has initiated the S2 floating wind turbine project after having secured a EUR 2.48 million grant from the European Commission. SeaTwirl said it will use the grant for detailed construction and project management, as well as marketing and commercialization of the full-scale SeaTwirl S2 1MW floating wind turbine. The project will run for two years. “We’ve found a […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Vessels

    An official keel laying ceremony for GeoSea’s vessel Orion was held today, marking the start of the construction of the next-generation offshore installation vessel that will feature a 5,000-tonne crane. 

  • 29 November 2012

    Croatian-based shipyard Brodosplit hosted a keel laying ceremony for the second heavy lift vessel ordered by Jumbo Shipping, a leading Dutch heavy lift company. A complex project like this was never before built in Croatian shipyards. The heavy lift vessels with 152m in length, 27m width and 14.000t deadweight at draft of 8,1m, will be […]

  • 2 January 2020

    We bring you the ten most-read articles on OffshoreWIND.biz for the month of December 2019. Turbines Wanted for 900MW German Offshore Wind Farm EnBW He Dreiht GmbH is seeking a turbine supplier for the 900MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. Ming Yang Rolls Out First 10MW Turbine Nacelle China’s Ming […]