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  • 6 June 2019
    Vessels

    Northern Offshore Services (NOS) is launching the E-class crew transfer vessel (CTV) series featuring hybrid technology. The E-class is a green power concept which has batteries installed that can be recharged from shore and from wind farms, thus using renewable energy directly from production to consumer, NOS said. The first vessel from the E-series will […]

  • 9 July 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: M/V Developer, a crew transfer vessel, working at the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind farm.  M/V Developer is a 27-meter crew transfer vessel, equipped with 4 engines for high redundancy. The vessel is owned by Northern Offshore Services AB (NOS), a Sweden-based crew transfer vessel owner and operator specializing in the […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Taiwanese TIPC Marine Corp. (TIPM) has collaborated with Northern Offshore Services (NOS) on training its crew transfer vessels (CTVs) crew. TIPM said the training marks the first step of the cooperation plan, under which it wants to engage CTV operation and maritime engineering services in offshore wind. This training, which was held from 12 to 22 March […]

  • 6 May 2015

    Nor-Shipping has announced the nominees for the 2015 Nor-Shipping Awards. The awards recognize achievements in three areas – energy efficiency, innovative ship design and young entrepreneurship. From the offshore wind industry, X-STERN™ has been nominated for the Next Generation Ship Award and CEO of Northern Offshore Services (NOS), David Kristensson, is one of the four nominees for Young […]

  • 2 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark’s Northern Offshore Services AS (NOS) has launched M/V Doer, the company’s sixth D-Class series wind farm service vessel (WFSVs).

  • 16 January 2020
    Vessels

    Sweden’s Northern Offshore Group AB (NOG) and Japanese shipping company NYK have agreed to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a crew transfer vessel (CTV) business for offshore wind projects in Japan. NYK and NOG, the parent company of Northern Offshore Service AB (NOS), will start a joint study of a new CTV service to […]

  • 23 December 2016
    Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Denmark’s Northern Offshore Services AS (NOS) has taken delivery of the fifth in line of the D-Class series windfarm service vessels (WSVs), M/V Defender, which is certified to carry up to 24 offshore wind technicians. The vessel was delivered from Grovfjord Mek Verksted yard in Norway on 21 December, where Defender’s sister vessel, M/V Doer, is currently […]

  • 27 October 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Two Westermost Rough offshore wind turbines saying “Hello!” to stormy clouds.  Accompanied by two vessels working at the site, the Strill Server and NOS Discovery, the turbines on the photograph are two of total three installed at Westermost Rough. The offshore wind farm, under development by Dong Energy, will comprise 35 Siemens […]

  • 14 April 2014
    Authorities

    The port of Rotterdam is opposing Dutch Government’s plans to install a wind farm off the Maasvlakte, writes Dutch NOS news site. Maritime pilots’ organization (Loodswezen) and the Port of Rotterdam representatives think the wind turbines would endanger shipping near shore. The Government is currently reviewing the possibility to place wind turbines relatively close to […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    Members of the Dutch House of Representatives have given the green light to three offshore wind farms proposed to be built 18 to 22 kilometers off North Holland, South Holland and (Borssele) Zeeland, Dutch news site NOS reports. The plan was proposed last year by the Minister of Economic Affairs Henk Kamp and Minister of Infrastructure and […]

  • 13 March 2019
    Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Taichung has completed renovation works on the first of the five wharves dedicated to offshore wind, the Taiwan International Ports Corporation (TIPC), said. Renovation work on Wharf No. 2 was completed at the beginning of the year and the wharf is now ready to support ongoing private contractor efforts to install wind […]

  • 20 April 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    40th AREVA Wind Turbine Installed at Global Tech I The construction of towers and nacelles in the North Sea wind farm Global Tech I is running in full gear: During the weekend the 40th AREVA Wind turbine has been installed. Siemens Bags BorWin3 Contract from TenneT Siemens has received an order from TenneT for an […]

  • 5 April 2015

    DEME Joins MEG I Crew DEME Concessions has entered into a partnership with Nordsee Offshore MEG I GmbH to co-develop the MEG I offshore wind farm in the German North Sea last Thursday. Last 6MW Turbine Up at Westermost Rough The last of the 35 turbines was lifted into position by A2SEA’s specialist jack-up vessel […]

  • 27 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) and SEA O.G. Offshore have established a joint venture to operate crew transfer vessels (CTVs) in the U.S. offshore wind industry. The agreement will see the two parties providing marine services and CTV operations for the offshore wind market in the United States. “We are excited to partner with N-O-S and […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    France has re-negotiated feed-in tariffs for six previously approved offshore wind projects with a combined capacity of 3GW.

  • 28 June 2017

    By Emma Anderson, Ecosse Subsea Ecosse Subsea Systems Ltd. (ESS), based in Aberdeenshire, are delighted to announce the award of U.S.Pat.Nos. 9422690 and 9657455 for their SUST (SCAR Uninterrupted Soils Testing) plough technology. The ESS Over-the Stern Plough System is protected under patents pending in the EU (13728243) and in the U.S.(2014/0150303 A1). This proprietary […]

  • 17 December 2014

    A senior BP executive will be setting out the future for global energy at Energy: A Balanced Future, a conference organised by NOF Energy, the business development organisation for the oil, gas, nuclear, offshore and renewables sectors. Energy: A Balanced Future, will present about the hot topics for the energy sector and discussions on March […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 January 2014

    Yesterday morning, while undertaking a routine cargo run into Great Yarmouth, the VOS Discovery responded to a distress call. The distress call came from the Norfolk Tern, a wind farm workboat, which had suffered a fire on-board. Although the fire had been successfully extinguished by the Norfolk Tern crew members, one of them was suffering […]

  • 29 May 2015

    NOF Energy, the business development organisation for oil, gas, nuclear and offshore renewables sectors, has entered a new partnership with BVG Associates to support supply chain development. As one of NOF Energy’s Consultancy Partners, BVG Associates will assist NOF Energy members’ activities in the offshore wind industry. As part of its support to NOF Energy […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Vessels

    Subsea-support vessel (SSV) VOS Star was christened on 27 June in Dordrecht, the Netherlands. The vessel was named by Mrs Lianne Maandag, wife of Evert Maandag, Vroon Head QHSE. VOS Star is a DP2, SPS-coded, 68-metre vessel and one of two newbuilding SSVs to have been constructed at Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding in China. After arriving […]

  • 15 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    VOS Stone, Vroon’s latest addition to its subsea-support walk-to-work (W2W) fleet, will be mobilised with an Ampelmann A-400 gangway system.

  • 2 May 2019
    Technology

    Van Oord and AdBm Technologies have demonstrated the new AdBm Noise Mitigation System (NMS). According to the parties, the system has proved that, in combination with only a single big bubble curtain, it meets Belgian and Dutch standards for noise emissions at sea. As a result, Van Oord will deploy the AdBM NMS for construction […]

  • 28 August 2018
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Norway could become the home of the first offshore wind farm directly connected to oil and gas platforms, as Equinor and its partners at Gullfaks and Snorre have decided to explore the possibilities of supplying the five platforms at the oil and gas fields with power from a floating offshore wind.

  • 15 February 2013

    There are different restrictions for maritime pile driving operations in place in the North European countries to protect the local sea life. It is quite right and proper that there should be restrictions. However, it could be argued that it is probably not so right and proper that the individual legislation for each country for the restrictions is not […]

  • 27 June 2019

    The registration for the Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) 2019 is now live! The event, to be held on (7), 8 & 9 October in Amsterdam will attract over 10,000 offshore professionals and more than 550 exhibiting companies. Offshore Energy is unique in bringing together the various offshore industries: oil and gas, offshore wind […]