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24 June 2019 Technology

Osbit Limited has delivered a new multi-function pre-lay and backfill subsea plough to Global Marine Group, which will be used at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in Denmark. The PLP240 plough, ordered by Global Marine Group at the beginning of the year, underwent final assembly and sign-off at Osbit's Port of Blyth facility at […]

28 February 2019 Technology

Offshore technology and engineering company Osbit Limited has secured a contract with Global Marine Group to supply a multi-function pre-lay and backfill subsea plough -  Scion 240. The Scion 240 plough is being designed and built in North-East England and will be delivered from Osbit’s Blyth works at the end of May 2019. Osbit will support […]

10 October 2018 Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

The Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult has taken delivery of a bespoke subsea cable bend fatigue test rig. 

2 May 2018 Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Osbit Ltd has recently delivered a height adjustable boat landing system to Gulf Marine Services' self-elevating support vessel (SESV) GMS Endeavour currently deployed on Ørsted's Hornsea Project One wind farm off Yorkshire. 

18 December 2017 Business & Finance

Osbit has reported a 59% increase in its overall profit for the fiscal year ending 30 September, amounting to GBP 1.3 million, which enabled the company to make bonus payments to its 60-strong workforce.

9 October 2017 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Osbit has secured a contract for the delivery of its MaXccess T12 crew-transfer ‘walk-to-work’ access system for a vessel that will be deployed at Binhai offshore wind farms in China, developed by State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC).

6 September 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Aberdeen-based Gulf Marine Services (GMS) UK Ltd has selected offshore engineering and technology company Osbit Ltd to deliver a boat landing and access system which will be fitted to a GMS jack-up accommodation vessel destined for DONG Energy’s Hornsea Project One wind farm.

23 August 2017 Technology, Vessels

Offshore engineering and technology company Osbit Ltd has completed its first project for Seajacks with the delivery of a bespoke access system for the company's offshore wind farm installation and maintenance vessel, Seajacks Scylla.

17 July 2017

Osbit has delivered a hybrid monopile cleaning tool to Van Oord, designed to support the installation of offshore wind turbine foundations.

25 October 2016 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

A quadrant handling system designed and built by Osbit for offshore contractor DeepOcean has successfully completed its first inter array cable installation job at an unnamed offshore wind farm off England's east coast. Although Osbit did not reveal the name of the wind farm at which Maersk Recorder used the quadrant handling system, it is highly […]

11 July 2016 Vessels

Van Oord installed Osbit's P-12R gangway system on the heavy-lift vessel Svanen, which has been initially deployed on the construction of the Burbo Bank Extension wind farm and will support offshore wind projects in the Baltic, as well as in the UK.  The gangway uses a roller system to allow vertical movement without operator intervention, thus enabling automatic adjustment to tidal conditions. The P-12R access […]

10 May 2016 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Northumberland-based Osbit and Dutch subsea technology company Seatools have entered into a collaborative agreement to develop new offshore systems including active motion compensated Walk to Work gangways. The collaboration has already delivered its first product innovation. Building on Osbit’s established passive telescopic gangways, MaXccess P-Series, the two companies have combined their capabilities to develop the […]

30 September 2015 Business & Finance

OSBIT Power this week welcomed two new graduates to its team. Both employees have been awarded permanent contracts after completing placements with the company as part of their degrees. Callum Noble and Sasha Aichroth completed their studies at University of Edinburgh. As part of their course, both undertook a seven-month placement with the Northumberland-based offshore […]

27 February 2015 Business & Finance

OSBIT Power has taken residency in the OrbisEnergy centre in Lowestoft and joined the East of England Energy Group (EEEGR). The company is keen to further its investment in the southern North Sea offshore market and to develop new connections in the area. This expansion builds on a highly successful period for OSBIT Power, with […]

26 November 2014 Business & Finance

UK's North East engineering firm OSBIT Power has revealed a 450% growth in turnover for the last year as profits went up from £21,000 to £1.4m. Staff numbers have increased from 19 to 32 and OP has been able to pay off all of the company start-up debts. MD Dr Tony Trapp said: “This is […]

16 July 2014

North East engineering firm OSBIT Power has lined up more than £10m of new projects in the last nine months – which is leading to the firm expanding its workforce. OSBIT, established four years ago and based in Riding Mill in Northumberland, has secured 23 projects ranging in value from £5,000 to £3m. They are […]

4 July 2014 Technology

UK's North East engineering firm Osbit Power, part of the Energi Coast steering group, is helping Japan to reinvigorate one of its regions, following a natural disaster in 2011, after signing a contract to supply a key piece of safety equipment to a project to build the country’s first offshore wind farm. Northumberland-based Osbit Power’s […]

3 July 2014 Technology

Osbit Power supplied a bespoke cable handling system to Technip Offshore Wind, in support of its cable installation operations at Dong Energy's Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. The quadrant system allows safe and efficient deployment and pull-in of infield cables, managing touch down on the seabed and ensuring protection of the product as it is […]

25 June 2013 Technology

UK based, OSBIT Power (OP) announced that its latest MaXccess‐T18 offshore access system is to be deployed at DONG Energy and SSE’s Walney Offshore Wind Farm to provide safe high sea state access at the exposed west coast site. Exactly one year on from exhibiting its original MaXccess‐T12 system, at Seawork 2012, on board the […]

11 December 2012

NOF Energy, the business support organisation for oil, gas, nuclear and offshore renewables, has named OSBIT Power (OP) as the winner of its Innovation & Technology Award 2012. The award comes in recognition of OP’s development and commercial introduction of its MaXccess offshore access system, an innovative and exceptional product providing safer, more weather tolerant, […]

30 October 2012

OSBIT Power (OP) has announced today (30 October) that the MaXccess-T12 access system for Scira Offshore Energy Limited, the Statoil and Statkraft joint-venture company, has now completed its Lloyds witnessed factory acceptance tests and will go into service shortly at Sheringham Shoal.  “The tests were completed last week and we are delighted to be able […]

13 July 2012 Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Within a one month period OSBIT Power (OP) has received orders for their MaXccess wind turbine access system from both Siemens and Scira Offshore Energy (Scira is a joint venture between Statoil and Statkraft and owns the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm), positive feedback from E.ON following trials, and a message of congratulations from the […]

12 April 2012

Innovative North East engineering company, OSBIT Power (OP), has been confirmed as a successful bidder to a major Government scheme to support manufacturers developing next generation offshore wind technology. OP, based in Riding Mill, Northumberland has been awarded a £615,000 grant to help develop its MaXccess offshore wind access technology to facilitate safe personnel transfer […]

5 March 2012 Technology

UK-based, OSBIT Power (OP) announced today it has begun offshore trials of its innovative offshore wind access system, MaXccess. OP has agreed with Siemens Wind Power and Statoil to conduct trials at Statoil’s Hywind demo floating wind turbine in Norway. The MaXccess system has been developed by OP, with the first production MaXccess unit, MX11/01, […]

21 October 2011

OSBIT Power (OP) was established in 2010 to develop new technology in offshore engineering with the aim of making a significant contribution to the rapidly growing offshore wind market, and is rapidly making its mark with its MaXccess offshore access system. OP’s ambitious expansion plans are underlined by two new appointments, Ben Webster joins the […]

4 November 2010 R&D, Technology

Visitors to RenewableUK 2010 will hear at first hand from OSBIT Power Ltd (OP), about plans for a turbine access system that can operate in... [mappress] Source: oilpubs, November 04, 2010;