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22 July 2014

Earlier this month, the Rix Lion was officially named at a ceremony that took place at Grimsby Docks. The Rix Lion is the newest edition to the Rix Sea Shuttle fleet of offshore support and crew transfer vessels. Built by Damen shipyards, The Rix Lion is the largest vessel on the fleet at 26.3m. Built […]

13 June 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Offshore crew transfer specialist Rix Sea Shuttle has doubled the passenger capacity of one of its vessels to fulfil a contract at Scotland’s largest wind farm.

9 December 2016 Vessels

Four out of five Rix Sea Shuttle crew transfer vessels will keep operating during the winter as they are contracted to work on major wind farm offshore wind projects in the UK. James Doyle, managing director of Rix Sea Shuttle, said: “Normally December is the quietest month by far with most of the crew transfer vessels laid up […]

5 August 2015 Business & Finance, Vessels

Rix Sea Shuttle is expanding its fleet of crew transfer vessels. The company – part of J.R. Rix & Sons Ltd – will take delivery of a 27.4 metre ship made by French company Piriou in April, 2016. The boat will be the largest in Rix Sea Shuttle’s fleet with the capacity to carry a crew of […]

28 May 2015 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

ORIX has agreed to participate in the joint development and construction of Kashima Port Large-Scale Offshore Wind Farm which is to be built offshore of Kashima Port in Kamisu City, Ibaraki Prefecture. The equity investment by ORIX into the project company was also completed today. The project involves the installation of 20 wind turbines offshore […]

8 April 2015 Vessels

Last month, Rix Sea Shuttle was awarded a contract to provide the Rix Panther crew transfer vessel at an offshore wind farm construction site off the UK’s east coast. The company announced today that the Rix Tiger has joined her sister vessel working out of Grimsby. Both vessels will carry personnel and equipment to and from […]

28 August 2014

Offshore vessel operator Rix Sea Shuttle has landed two contracts with Siemens. The Rix Lion, the largest and newest vessel in the company’s fleet, has been employed by the engineering giant to carry out lube oil changes on the gear boxes at the adjoining wind farms Lynn and Inner Dowsing off the south Lincolnshire coast. […]

4 June 2014

UK-based Rix Sea Shuttle will shortly take delivery of their first ever Damen vessel – a Fast Crew Supplier 2610 – to support their growing involvement in the offshore crew transfer market. The new vessel, the Rix Lion, is due for delivery on July 4th, just 6 weeks after signing the contract. “Our yards in […]

21 May 2014 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

Beatrixhaven, one of Eemshaven Port’s docking basins, is undergoing its final expansion phase to become a specialised offshore wind hub. Groningen Seaports invested over EUR 56 million in the project, and it is gearing up to become a big player in the offshore wind industry. Beatrixhaven will feature a depth of 10.40 meters below the […]

19 July 2013 Operations & Maintenance

Groningen Seaports plans to construct the west side quay of the Beatrixhaven, which will be used for purposes of the offshore wind industry. The offshore terminal, which is also referred to as Beatrixhaven Quay, Stage 5, will be used for storage of construction elements of wind turbines and a loading dock for goods. The quay […]

27 October 2010 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

The Department of Energy (DOE), Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE), and the Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) today announced eight joint research awards totaling nearly $5 million to support the responsible siting and permitting of offshore wind energy facilities and ocean energy generated from waves, tides, currents […]

23 July 2018 Wind Farm Update

Pacific Orca installed the fourth Siemens Gamesa 7MW wind turbine at the Beatrice offshore wind farm site on 23 July. 

8 April 2016 Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Rix Sea Shuttle has won a contract to supply two crew transfer vessels to the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm, currently under construction off the coast of Norfolk. The contract, with Norwegian oil-major Statoil, will see the vessels the Rix Leopard and Rix Lion carry technicians to and from the Dudgeon situated around 20 miles offshore from Cromer. The value […]

7 July 2017 Authorities, Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

The Ibaraki Prefectural Government in Japan has selected the Kajima offshore wind power consortium comprising Wind Power Energy and Hitachi Wind Power to develop the 93.6MW Kashima Port offshore wind project.

27 February 2017 Wind Farm Update

Poland’s Energomontaż-Północ Gdynia (EPG) has loaded and shipped out 26 out of 30 external platforms ordered by Bladt Industries for the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm.  Ten platforms with a total weight 240 tonnes were loaded onto Rix Pacific from EPG’s premises in Gdynia as part of the latest shipment. The load-out of the last four platforms is planned for […]

31 May 2016 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Siemens Nederland N.V. and EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) laid the foundation stone for the offshore service base in the port of Eemshaven on 27 May. The general contractor for execution of the construction is the Dutch construction company Kooi from Appingedam. Siemens’ requirements have been implemented based on a draft created by the architects and consultants of […]

11 April 2016 Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Stokesley-based MPI Workboats has been awarded two long-term contracts with Statoil under which MPI Napoleon and MPI Snowball will be providing crew-transfer support on the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm.  MPI Napoleon has already commenced her 18-month contract earlier this month, while MPI Snowball will start a three-year charter later in 2016. The contracts were signed in Bergen, Norway, […]

7 March 2016 Business & Finance, Grid Connection

Siemens is to supply eight converter transformers for the Nemo Link project, a high-voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission system connecting Belgium and Great Britain. The customer is Nemo Link, a joint venture between National Grid Nemo Link Limited, a subsidiary company of the UK’s National Grid Plc, and the Belgian Elia Group. The HVDC link […]

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 […]

28 May 2014 Business & Finance

E.ON has received the “European Cleantech Corporation of the Year” award at the 10th European Cleantech Forum in Stockholm (Sweden), organized by Cleantech Group, developer of the i3 market intelligence platform. Every year, one company gets awarded for its significant action to promote innovation in green technology and environmentally friendly products and services. “E.ON was […]

2 October 2013 Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

Chile will launch two marine energy pilots on the southern coast of the country, an initiative that aims at supporting the development of this energy source, contributing to foster the country’s energy security and the diversification of its economy. The initiative will explore the potential of this clean technology, which so far has not been […]

12 March 2013

The wind energy industry is continuing to expand worldwide with the industry ebbing and flowing as global governments decide policy on supporting renewable power and then reconsider the economics, causing delays in financing major projects. The industry is caught in the financial tide but is growing with offshore and new countries coming into the marketplace. […]

24 January 2013

The wind energy industry is continuing to expand worldwide with the industry ebbing and flowing as global governments decide policy on supporting renewable power and then reconsider the economics, causing delays in financing major projects. The industry is caught in the financial tide but is growing with offshore and new countries coming into the marketplace. […]

29 August 2011

The Board of Directors of Prysmian S.p.A. has approved the consolidated results for the first half of 2011. “The first half of 2011 has confirmed the signs of recovery in demand seen from the second half of last year, resulting in a volume increase for the majority of businesses”, states CEO Valerio Battista. “The half-year […]

26 April 2011 Business & Finance

DEME is one of the largest marine engineering companies in the world. From its core activities, dredging and civil marine engineering, the group has developed complementary activities such as environmental engineering (treatment of soil and sludge), services for the oil and gas sector and extraction of construction aggregates from the sea. Financial overview 2010 For DEME, 2010 can rightly be called […]

27 February 2011

The wind energy market is experiencing rapid growth worldwide and has doubled in size every 3 years for the past 30 years. It is expected to have generated 331 TWh in 2010 alone, amounting to 1.6% of global energy consumption. This expansion requires new manufacturing plant including facilities for large composite blades. Applied Market Information […]