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23 May 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Blue Water Shipping has won a contract with Siemens Gamesa for the loadout and pre-shipment transfer and preparation of turbine components for four offshore wind projects. The Danish company will be carrying out the scope for the Hohe See, Albatros and Borssele 1&2 projects in the North Sea and the Coastal Virginia wind farm off […]

13 May 2019 Business & Finance

Aqualis ASA, the parent company of Offshore Wind Consultants and Aqualis Offshore, has entered into an agreement to acquire the marine, adjusting, and offshore business lines from Braemar Shipping Services Plc in exchange for an equity stake in the group. The combined company will be named AqualisBraemar ASA and will focus on offshore wind, offshore oil […]

27 March 2019 Technology, Vessels

Offshore service vessel Seazip 3 has performed the first-ever autonomous maneuvering trials in the Dutch North Sea as part of the Autonomous Shipping joint industry project. The fast crew supply (FCS) vessel was outfitted with collision avoidance technology and took part in 11 nautical scenarios on 19 and 20 March offshore Den Helder to determine how it would […]

28 January 2019 Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

US-based Green Shipping Line and Norwegian/German Kongstein have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide a complete offshore wind farm supply solution in the US. The supply solution will include consultancy services, a US Jones Act compliant shuttle service, as well as development opportunities at several US ports, the companies said. "We are thrilled to be working […]

10 January 2019 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Technology

Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has put into operation the world's strongest reachstacker at the port areas in Esbjerg, Denmark. According to BWS, the reachstacker has a lifting capacity of 152 tons and is a result of the targeted development work with the Danish supplier N.C. Nielsen. The new machine is an alternative to cranes and […]

26 July 2018 Vessels

Following the announcement of new Contracts for Difference (CfDs) auctions in the UK, which will add hundreds of new offshore wind turbines, the UK Chamber of Shipping called for a more meticulous approach to planning so disruption to shipping could me minimised.

9 May 2018 Business & Finance

Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC), Maxmart Shipping and China Marine Surveyors & Sworn Measurers (CMS) have teamed up to provide integrated solutions to the Taiwanese offshore wind industry. 

24 April 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

Southampton-based Williams Shipping has started transporting MHI Vestas' 82-metre-long offshore wind turbine blades built at the Isle of Wight factory in the UK.

19 January 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

Danish Shipping has called for a common international regulatory framework for small high-speed vessels below 500 gross tons, such as Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs).

20 December 2017 Business & Finance

Esvagt CEO Søren Nørgaard Thomsen has left the company to become the CEO of Blue Water Shipping, where he will replace the company’s founder and CEO Kurt Skov. 

13 December 2017 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

VBMS has contracted Niels Winther Shipping as the preferred supplier of agency services for the 406MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm located in the Danish North Sea.

12 December 2017 R&D, Wind Farm Update

GE Renewable Energy has sent off the last set of GE Haliade 6MW nacelles for this year to Merkur offshore wind farm's logistical operations hub in Eemshaven, the Netherlands.

30 May 2017 Vessels

NKT 's new cable laying vessel - NKT Victoria - has won the Ship of the Year 2017 prize at the NorShipping exhibition in Lillestrøm, Norway.

3 May 2017 Technology, Wind Farm Update

Denmark's Blue Water Shipping has delivered machinery and special equipment to the Mäntyluoto port in Pori designed to handle and transport the wind turbine blades for the 40MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm.

9 February 2017 Technology

Blue Water Shipping has recently completed the transportation of three of the world's largest wind turbine blades from Esbjerg, Denmark to Bremerhaven, Germany.

13 January 2017 Business & Finance

Danish offshore steel structures manufacturer Bladt Industries has signed a five-year contract with compatriot Blue Water Shipping for all internal heavy load transports at Bladt's Lindø facilities.  “We will handle the internal transports for Bladt by SPMT and flatbed truck. The cargo consists of different types of components weighing up to several hundred tons. We enjoy a good […]

1 November 2016 Business & Finance

Belgian DEME Group and Chinese COSCO Shipping have officially embarked on a joint journey to develop offshore wind energy in China, under an umbrella agreement signed on 31 October, following the two companies' joint venture announcement in May.  With the Chinese government aiming to significantly increase the installed capacity of offshore wind energy by 2020 […]

25 July 2016 Business & Finance, Vessels

Oceanteam Shipping has appointed Holger Reurslag, an experienced offshore energy player with a 25-year career in the offshore construction, drilling and production sector, to the role of the Company Captain. As the Company Captain, Reurslag will be responsible for a wide range of managerial tasks, including the management of the vessel’s crew and the execution of quality, health, safety […]

11 July 2016

GE reported today that the manufacturing of the first commercial series of Haliade™ nacelles is soon to be completed at its offshore wind turbine plant in Saint-Nazaire, France, with the nacelles scheduled to begin their voyage to the U.S. in mid-July. The five 370-tonne nacelles will equip the Block Island offshore wind farm, the first of its kind in […]

11 May 2016 Business & Finance

China COSCO Shipping and Belgium's DEME have formed a joint venture to develop offshore wind energy in China. The cooperation is in line with the Chinese climate vision and its aim to develop renewable energy, both of which were recently incorporated in the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020) for social and economic development. The Chinese government wishes […]

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

Danish shipping company Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has won a contract to handle and transport jackets and piles constructed for the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German sector of the Baltic Sea. The wind farm comprises 70 turbines with four-legged jackets fastened to the seabed with four piles. 41 of the jackets were produced at […]

23 September 2015 Grid Connection, Vessels

Dutch subsea cable logistics specialist WIND has been nominated by The Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KNVR) for the  dutch Shipping Award 2015. WIND received the nomination for its pioneering role in the development of recovery of long distance, out-of-service subsea cable systems. The concept, developed by WIND in 2009, consists of converting cargo vessels […]

9 July 2015 Vessels

Blue Water Shipping Brest has assisted French company Sabella SAS with installing their D10 tidal turbine on the seabed off Ushant Island, which is located 30 kilometers off the western tip of Bretagne, France. The installation of the tidal turbine took place during May and June and Blue Water Brest assisted Sabella on the full […]

3 June 2015 Business & Finance

The significant growth continues for Blue Water Shipping, the company announced today, reporting that annual accounts for 2014 show an 11 per cent increase in turnover and an increase of 80 per cent on the bottom line compared to 2013. The total turnover for 2014 was DKK 4,980 bn (EUR 669 million). The company said: "We are in particular […]

2 June 2015 Business & Finance

The X-STERN™ solution from Ulstein was awarded the Next Generation Ship Award at the Nor-Shipping opening conference on 2 June.  Gunvor Ulstein, CEO of Ulstein Group, said: “The offshore industry is experiencing a downturn and eventually oil and gas supplies will come to an end. We do not know what we will be living on 50 years […]

28 May 2015 Business & Finance

Following the recent news about Siemens 7MW turbine being installed in Østerild for field testing, Blue Water Shipping reported that it had been in charge of the loading, shipping and discharging of the new turbine. The company handled nearly 420 tons of cargo with the largest unit weighing 155 tons. The units were discharged by combining the lifting capacity of […]