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  • 24 November 2015

    DONG Energy has signed a partnership with the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) to contribute to the lifeboat running costs of six RNLI stations across the UK.  DONG Energy and the RNLI have agreed to work together for an initial period of two years, during which DONG Energy will make a financial donation of £120,000 to help […]

  • 26 June 2018

    Ørsted has entered a three-year partnership with Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) and will make a contribution of more than GBP 200,000 to fund running costs of lifeboats at seven RNLI lifeboat stations across the UK.

  • 18 September 2019

    A crew transfer vessel working in Liverpool Bay lost propulsion just north of the Burbo Bank offshore wind farm and was escorted and towed to a dock on the River Mersey by an RNLI lifeboat. The 21m water jet-powered catamaran, Challenger, lost propulsion on 16 September after a rope had fouled its jet drives. Seven […]

  • 15 August 2019

    The Harwich RNLI Lifeboat Station assisted a wind farm support vessel which started catching fire on 13 August offshore the UK coast. According to the Harwich RNLI, just before 9 a.m. local time, a lifeboat was launched to help a wind farm support vessel due to smoke caused by an engine failure. The three-person crew […]

  • 12 May 2014

    A 72-year old windsurfer passed away on Saturday in a hospital in Middlesbrough, after  he had been found floating helplessly in the water near the Teesside offshore wind farm the day before. The Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s (RNLI) lifeboats and vessels serving the Teesside offshore wind farm engaged in a search and rescue operation of […]

  • 6 February 2017
    Authorities, Vessels

    The Royal National Lifeboat Institution’s (RNLI) Cromer station received a report from the Coastguard of a wind farm support vessel in distress off the Dudgeon offshore wind farm on Saturday, February 4, at around 5 am local time.

  • 27 February 2018
    Business & Finance

    Rampion Offshore Wind Ltd. has made a GBP 100,000 donation to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) from the Rampion offshore wind farm community fund, set up to benefit communities across Sussex, UK.

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm has announced a £570,000 donation to the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) in North Wales and the appointment of Community and Voluntary Support Conwy (CVSC) to administer its £multi-million Community Fund. The substantial funding package for the RNLI will support a new rescue support vehicle to be based at St […]

  • 26 May 2016
    Authorities, Vessels

    Three fishermen were rescued after their 10.5-metre catamaran collided with an offshore wind turbine and started taking on water some 2.5 miles west of Walney Island, Cumbria, UK, in the early morning hours of Thursday, 26 May, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) reports. RNLI did not specify the name of the wind farm at which […]

  • 22 November 2012

    Yarmouth Coastguard has coordinated the response for two vessels working at offshore windfarms involved in separate incidents off the east coast of England. Windcat 9 issued a VHF DSC Mayday yesterday evening offshore from Humber and reported that they were taking in water. Yarmouth Coastguard requested the launch of Humber and Cleethorpes RNLI lifeboats and […]

  • 20 June 2016

    Tidal Transit’s crew transfer vessel Kitty Petra and North Sea Logistics’ Excalibur responded to a mayday call yesterday, after a jet ski capsized and threw a man and two children into the sea off Colwyn Bay. Following an alert by people ashore, Holyhead Coastguard broadcast a Mayday Relay to the vessels in the area, called out Llandudno RNLI inshore […]

  • 15 August 2014

    Dalby Offshore is a Co-Sponsor of the Scarborough Yacht Club Team in the Row Race from Scarborough to Whitby (approx. 21 miles) on Saturday 16th August. All money raised is going to the Scarborough Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI). The race named the Colin Bell Lifeboat Row is in memory of Colin Bell and is an […]

  • 2 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    RWE Innogy has officially launched a fund of £19 million available from Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm for communities in coastal areas of Conwy, Denbighshire and Flintshire yesterday. The fund is open for small applications from £500 to £10,000 and grants over £10,000. It is able to fund both capital and revenue projects that […]

  • 17 September 2014
    Training & Education

    Skegness RNLI’s volunteer lifeboat crew members had the opportunity for some valuable training this weekend, working with one of the vessels that maintain the wind turbines off the Lincolnshire coast.  Centrica Energy’s Lynn, Inner Dowsing and Lincs wind farms consist of 129 turbines, each nearly 150m tall and in total providing enough power to supply […]

  • 8 July 2019

    Wind farm support vessel (WFSV) Windcat 3 has assisted in the rescue of a casualty vessel nearby the Gwynt y Môr wind farm offshore Rhyl, the UK. Windcat 3 responded to an all ships broadcast call in the morning of 7 July when the starter motor of a speedboat preparing to return from fishing seized. Four stranded […]

  • 20 October 2014
    Business & Finance

    Steve Austen has joined Supacat as Engineering Director & Chief Engineer to lead the company’s engineering capability in developing and delivering innovative, high performance products for the defence, marine, renewables and energy sectors. Steve joins from The Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) where he had the Engineering lead for all plant and equipment, including the […]

  • 9 February 2015

    Dalby Offshore has assisted in retrieving a container out of the Humber to avert 20 tonnes of lube oil being released into the sea, which was starting to pose danger to the local shipping port and nearby offshore wind farm installations. Dalby Offshore bought in Delta Marine’s ‘Whalsa Lass’ tug boat to collect the container with the […]

  • 13 May 2015

    Skegness RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) lifeboat was called out yesterday morning when a yacht sent out a Mayday distress call off the Lincolnshire coast. The two-man crew of the yacht Dolphin of Rhu were on passage from Wells, on the Norfolk coast, to Grimsby when they began taking on water and suffered engine failure about […]

  • 27 June 2014

    On Friday 20 June, Fendercare Marine opened the doors of its Great Yarmouth base to showcase its expansion of lifting products and services over the last two years. The Fendercare Marine Equipment and Lifting Services Open Day was attended by a wide array of existing and new customers, as well as members of the local […]

  • 10 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Supacat has acquired MDS Marine as the latest step in the company’s strategy to expand its marine and renewable energy business. Last year at Seawork International Supacat launched its revolutionary Supacat Multi-purpose Vessel 24 (SMV 24), which has since secured James Fisher Marine Services as launch customer with the first vessel making its maiden charter […]

  • 27 June 2019

    The Barrow Lifeboat Station’s volunteer crew launched their all-weather lifeboat to go to the aid of an injured crewman aboard a wind farm guard vessel on 25 June, the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI) said. The request to launch came from the HM Coastguard base in Holyhead at 4-50pm local time. The Coastguard had received the request […]

  • 5 November 2014
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Dalby Humber has assisted SSE in an emergency towing exercise for new RNLI Lowestoft Lifeboat.  The new Lowestoft all weather lifeboat (ALB) called the Patsy Knight was put through its paces during an emergency towing exercise off the beach at Lowestoft. The ALB was called to assist Dalby Offshore’s Dalby Humber who was needing a […]

  • 1 May 2013

    Emergency services from North Wales and the North West took part in a major simulated exercise at Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm yesterday. Exercise ARGO is using dummies instead of real people to test rescue procedures and recovery times for the 160 turbine site, which is more than eight miles offshore in Liverpool Bay. […]

  • 2 July 2012

    Ramsgate lifeboat station is experiencing troubles with the number of crew members responding to calls for help during the daytime. The main cause of this problem is supposedly local employment opportunities at wind farms off the Kent coast, BBC News reports. “We have lost a few people to that industry,” Coxwain Ian Cannon stated. He […]

  • 10 August 2012
    Training & Education

    Plans for the Maritime Skills Academy Dover are advancing well since a planning application for the centre has already been submitted and the Viking Recruitment has designated its location at the recently purchased land in Menzies Road. The Academy will provide courses for officers in the navigation and engineering sectors, people aged 14 to 19 […]

  • 14 January 2014

    Three crewmen have been rescued off Lowestoft this afternoon after their vessel caught fire in the North Sea. Humber Coastguard coordinated the rescue operation after the crew abandoned the ECC Topaz 10 nautical miles east of the town. The vessel had been heading out to service a windfarm when the blaze struck just before 1pm. […]