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  • 17 May 2013

    Blue Water Shipping and Gillis Shipping AB have agreed to form an official cooperation with focus on offshore wind activities in Sweden.  “The cooperation with Gillis Shipping AB fits perfectly with our strategy to be represented in the areas where we see possibilities for offshore wind activities. Now, we offer our clients the same service […]

  • 30 May 2017

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

  • 6 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Irish Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney, TD, launched The Entrepreneur Ship yesterday, a new centre that seeks to optimise the well documented opportunities of the blue economy for Ireland, and accelerate job creation in this sector. Speaking at the opening of The Entrepreneur Ship, Minister Simon Coveney, TD said: “The government has ambitious […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 June 2016

    Royal Boskalis Westminster has been appointed the preferred Offshore Balance of Plant contractor by Vattenfall for the construction of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC). The contract includes all offshore elements of the wind farm, with the exception of the wind turbine supply. Offshore works in preparation for full construction were carried out in March […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    N-Sea Offshore Ltd has appointed GAC Shipping UK as its ship agent for vessels supporting its operations for the oil & gas and renewable energy industries in the North Sea. Under the agreement, GAC will provide a package of support services for vessels chartered by N-Sea calling at UK ports. GAC’s overall approach to delivering […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first four jacket foundations for the Beatrice offshore wind farm left the Bladt Industries’ site in Lindoe, Denmark, last week.

  • 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 […]

  • 20 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Rerouting ships to open up areas for offshore wind development could save billions of dollars in construction and operating costs for the renewable energy source, according to new findings by the University of Delaware’s College of Earth, Ocean, and Environment (CEOE). The savings come at a relatively small expense for sending commercial ships slightly farther […]

  • 18 March 2010

    With ocean-going trade slackening amid the global recession, shipping companies and shipyard operators in Europe are finding the offshore…   [mappress] Source: greeninc, March 16, 2010;

  • 2 December 2011

    Gyro stabilizer expert (no comma) Seakeeper recently shipped M21000 gyros units to Hvide Sande Skib & Baadebyggeri for testing. HSSB will install the gyros on two DONG Energy’s wind farm support vessels. Seakeeper gyros create opportunities for HSSB like builders in the wind farm support industry. They offer more stability to the crew during transfer […]

  • 10 November 2014

    Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus has won the KVNR Shipping Award. On 6 November, this prize was presented during the Maritime Awards Gala. This gala is also the official start of the Maritime Week, which showcases the maritime sector. The Shipping Award is an initiative of the Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners (KVNR) to […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Blue Water Shipping will be attending the Husum WindEnergy event. “Husum is traditionally a very good exhibition joining the industry for a wonderfull week of network and knowledge sharing. It is of course also a very good opportunity for Blue Water to present both our recently opened office in Hamburg and our new segment for […]

  • 4 May 2011

    Huisman’s Wind Turbine Shuttle (WTS), has been nominated for the Nor-Shipping Next Generation Ship Award. (huismanequipment) [mappress] Source: huismanequipment, May 04, 2011

  • 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.

  • 9 February 2017

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

  • 3 June 2010

    Capt. Thomas S. Wissmann, of SHIPS4EVER.COM has announced open registration for OFFSHORE WIND -THE SHIPPING FORUM to be held on the dates of September 16 & 17th, 2010 in Copenhagen, Denmark. THE SHIPPING FORUM aims to create an exchange between operators of offshore wind projects and dedicated entirely to the operation of offshore ships & […]

  • 17 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The German MV WERFTEN has begun the acquisition of Neptun Ship Design as an independent subsidiary with an aim to expand its design capacities. The purchase agreement was signed on 16 January and will become effective after the cartel authorities grant approval. According to MV WERFTEN, the acquisition will increase its workforce by 120 experts and the new […]

  • 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).

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    For three years, Blue Water Shipping has been working on several interesting assignments during the construction of Denmark’s largest wind farm – Anholt Offshore Wind Farm – which opened in September. More than 3.000 people have been working on site during the project phase, and over 100 ships have been involved. Thus, the coordination and […]

  • 18 July 2011
    R&D, Technology

    Okay, so this right here is a pretty terrible rendering. But the idea that it represents is a good one: by turning ships into mobile… (dvice) [mappress] Source: dvice, July 18, 2011;

  • 29 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Cork-based shipping company, Irish Mainport Holdings, has entered into the offshore wind sector by buying a share in the compatriot offshore services company, Alpha Marine. Irish Mainport Holdings has also bought a 50-metre survey and research ship, the Mainport Geo, to service the offshore wind industry. The 2015-built DP2 Mainport Geo is powered by […]

  • 11 April 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Bilbao-based Navacel has loaded out five transition pieces built for Statoil’s 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, the world’s first floating offshore wind farm.

  • 2 April 2013

    Offshore wind farms under construction are not harmful to the shipping traffic, according to the Federal Maritime and Hydrographic Agency (BSH) in Hamburg. The BSH highlighted the harmlessness of these facilities on Monday, thus disagreeing with the earlier opinion of the agency’s spokesman. “If an unfinished construction appears anywhere in the ocean, it has an […]