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  • 7 August 2014

    North Sea supply vessels and support ships could be detained in port if they are found to be failing to comply with a new maritime law which today (Thur 7 Aug) comes in to effect in the UK, a legal expert has warned. The Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) is an international agreement which safeguards the […]

  • 13 April 2011

    Sea Asia, the region’s leading maritime conference and exhibition in Singapore, hosted even more senior industry executives on its second day, building on yesterday’s record-breaking numbers. At the end of Day Two this evening, some 9,173 international and regional participants had passed through the show’s doors. As visitors formed a steady stream into the Marina […]

  • 18 January 2011

    P&O Maritime Services has acquired a 50% shareholding in a United Kingdom (UK) incorporated joint venture with the School of Ocean Sciences at Bangor University. Through this venture, known as P&O Maritime Ocean Sciences (POMOS), P&O Maritime Services has joint ownership of the Research Vessel Prince Madog and will charter the vessel to the University, […]

  • 22 February 2019
    Authorities, Vessels

    The European Commission has approved the extension of a scheme supporting the maritime transport sector in Denmark to new types of vessels, including the ones working in the offshore wind industry. Under the amended scheme, shipping companies registered in the Danish International Register of Shipping (DIS) and employing seafarers aboard certain specialised vessels providing offshore […]

  • 18 May 2016

    DONG Energy has ordered three substation topsides for its Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm from Bladt Industries. Bladt and its partner Semco Maritime deemed the order as historical, since this is the first time that a contract has been signed for three topsides at the same time. Bladt Industries is responsible for fabricating the steel structures of the substation […]

  • 27 August 2014

    After redesign and rebuilding in the beginning of 2014, the EMS Maritime Offshore is now able to offer pallet racks, small parts shelves, office facilities, sanitary space, locker room and a fully equipped break room. For Handling of goods, the EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH offers their own forklift (up to 2,5t) and their own shore […]

  • 3 February 2012

      The Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi) awarded a contract for the construction and operation of a coordinating body for the implementation and maintenance of the National Master Maritime Technologies plan (“NMMT”) directed towards the promotion and development of maritime technology industry in Germany to Bietergemeinschaft Balance Technology, Consulting GmbH. Apart from many […]

  • 13 February 2014

    Half a year ago, MARIN (Maritime Research Institute Netherlands) launched an initiative to offer six free slots for invited maritime start-ups. This way the Institute encourages maritime innovation in the Netherlands, said MARIN director Bas Buchner. Out of twenty applicants, six received a symbolic cheque as winners. Each basin testing is worth € 40,000, which […]

  • 13 September 2012

    To make it through the crisis, Europe needs the contribution of all sectors of its economy. In a Communication on ‘Blue Growth’ adopted today, the European Commission presents promising indications for economic growth and employment prospects in the marine and maritime economy to help Europe’s economic recovery. These economic sectors provide jobs for 5.4 million […]

  • 9 June 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has secured an order from Semco Maritime to provide the main electrical equipment for the electrical service platform (ESP) of the Mayflower Wind offshore wind farm. The project is located in a federal lease area approximately 25 miles south of Nantucket, Massachusetts in the United States, and will have a capacity to generate up […]

  • 18 June 2015

    At Seawork’s Network and Awards Evening, winners of the Innovations Showcase, the overall Sprit of Innovation Award, the Maritime Professional of the Year Award as well as the Seawork Lifetime Achievement Award were announced.  Compere for the evening was Southampton’s  power boat champion, and TV and radio pundit Shelley Jory. The winner in the category […]

  • 24 July 2013
    Training & Education

    An exciting career at sea beckons for the first students to complete Lowestoft College’s new Maritime Skills Programme. One student has gained employment on a trial period working on offshore platform support vessels (PSVs) in the Southern North Sea gas fields while another is continuing to work for a Great Yarmouth company who owns and […]

  • 8 April 2015

    This weekend, Mojo Maritime successfully completed the installation of cable protection works off the North Cornwall coast. The operation consisted of accurately placing rock filled filter units from the DP2 vessel Stril Explorer to create a protection berm for the Wave Hub 33KV export cable. The filter unit consists of a CE approved fibre mesh […]

  • 11 December 2012

    Wave energy developer, Carnegie Wave Energy Limited, announced that it has secured environmental and maritime safety approvals for its Perth Wave Energy Project (PWEP). Over the last two years, Carnegie has undertaken extensive environmental impact assessment of all elements of the PWEP using a combination of in-house expertise and external consultants. Two environmental management plans, […]

  • 3 July 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance

    Ørsted has awarded Semco Maritime with a one-year service contract for programmed preventive maintenance on the two offshore substations at the Borkum Riffgrund 1 and 2 wind farms offshore Germany. Semco Maritime will perform maintenance work on the substations’ LV utilities and fire, safety, and structural systems. The contract also includes upgrades to the helideck […]

  • 23 December 2011

    Shipyards, suppliers, shipping companies and ports do not have a really good year behind them. The expansion of offshore wind energy will bring a turnaround. But this can take time. According to the official announcement, by the year 2025 wind energy at sea is to cover about 15 percent of German electricity demand today. Goals […]

  • 13 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    The future of EU–China relations, the country’s investment in Europe as well as sustainable growth and environmental protection in the Chinese economy were just some of the topics on the agenda at the 6th Hamburg Summit last weekend. To foster new relationships and honor key players for their efforts in European–Chinese cooperation, the world’s largest classification society […]

  • 6 October 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Mojo Maritime’s marine project planning system, Mermaid, is currently undergoing detailed testing with a number of key clients, as the company aims to launch it towards the end of October 2015. Mermaid, Marine Economic Risk Management Aid, gives companies involved in marine operations a more detailed understanding of the impact of weather and tidal forces […]

  • 25 June 2012

    A LEADING Scottish maritime services company has taken delivery of a new offshore wind farm support vessel, further demonstrating its intent to be a major player in the burgeoning worldwide renewables sector. And today (Monday June 25) Maritime Craft Services’ MSC Sirocco  goes straight into service, working on the Thornton Bank Offshore Wind Project in […]

  • 21 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Technology, Vessels

    Global Maritime and Unisea have won a five-year contract to provide dynamic positioning (DP) assurance software solutions to SolstadFarstad’s fleet of offshore service and supply vessels, which the Norwegian vessel provider is also using in the offshore wind sector.

  • 19 June 2015

    Belgian wind farm developer Nobelwind has awarded Bladt Industries and Semco Maritime a new EPCI contract for the manufacturing of the Offshore Substation (OSS) for the upcoming Belwind 2 Offshore Wind Farm. The substation is to be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2016 – only 16 months after the signing of the contract. Bladt […]

  • 26 May 2015

    Kongsberg has been selected to deliver a complete Electro, Instrument & Telecom (EIT), propulsion, safety, automation and dynamic positioning package for two new Gusto NG-2500X DP II design, offshore construction Jack-Up vessels. The vessels are owned by Vahana Offshore Pte Ltd in Singapore. The contracts were awarded by builder Eversendai Offshore RMC FZE (Shipyard) in RAK […]

  • 23 October 2013

    Two weeks before the doors open at Europort, Rotterdam, organiser Ahoy is finalising arrangements for the event that promises to provide a benchmark for the ‘state of the global maritime and offshore industry’ in late 2013. Alongside attendees at its Advanced Technology Conferences industry seminars and networking opportunities, over 1,000 exhibitors will be present at […]

  • 28 June 2018

    EMS Maritime Offshore GmbH (EMO) and Van Laar Maritime BV have christened the new offshore wind multi-purpose and support vessel EMSWIND.

  • 31 March 2017
    R&D, Vessels

    The Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) has issued a report on safety analysis for high-speed offshore vessels carrying up to 60 persons, which can be used to harmonise safety on board offshore vessels carrying wind turbine technicians.

  • 11 February 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    As a sub-contractor to Bladt Industries, ISC will perform the engineering design works together with Semco Maritime and the US partner WSP.