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  • 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.

  • 16 May 2012

    The meteorological mast installed offshore East Sussex to survey the planned wind farm site has been causing 999 calls, reported BBC. Mast’s flashing red and white lights look like a ship’s mayday call, but actually it is signaling a warning to ships in Morse code. Watch officer at Solent Coastguard, Karen Bosman said: “Obviously we […]

  • 14 July 2015

    The Hamburg-based shipbroker has arranged shipping of new-build CTV from Asia to Europe. Namely, Global Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS) provided the appropriate tonnage for the transportation of 26-metre long Njord Freyr. The new-build, called Njord Freyr, had withstood the ordeal of the 30-day transit from Singapore in good shape. “GRS arranged a safe, high-quality and extremely low-cost […]

  • 3 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      Aberdeen-based SeaHold GEOSHIPS Limited (GEOSHIPS) has announced the acquisition of marine management services company Brooklyn Shipping Ltd (BSL). The acquisition is expected to lead to BSL’s staff numbers more than doubling to 80 this year and also contribute to a significant increase in GEOSHIPS’ pre-tax earnings on its projected turnover of nearly £50million for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 February 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Poland’s Energomontaż-Północ Gdynia (EPG), a subsidiary of MARS Shipyards & Offshore Group, has manufactured and loaded out four spud cans to be installed on a wind farm installation vessel. 

  • 6 November 2013
    R&D, Technology

    James Fisher Renewables, in partnership with Chemical Corporation, launched an innovative oil transfer system for the direct extraction and refill of offshore wind gearbox oils directly from a conventional access vessel. The Ship-to-Turbine (STT) system employs proven vacuum, preheating and filtration technology to transfer the oil from a self contained deck mounted unit, through umbilical […]

  • 8 January 2015

    A cruise ship passenger is now stable and recovering in hospital thanks to the efforts of the crew of the Turbine Transfers vessel ‘Porth Dinllaen’, who carried out a fast rescue mission in the River Mersey. On Monday, 5 January, a female passenger was taken seriously ill on board the Fred. Olsen liner ‘Boudicca’, which […]

  • 28 July 2010
    Training & Education

    This event is dedicated entirely to the operation of offshore ships & workboats used in the construction & maintenance of offshore wind…   (i-newswire) [mappress] Source: i-newswire, July 28, 2010;

  • 13 March 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    ABP Marine Environmental Research Ltd (ABPmer) has been contracted by the Marine Management Organisation (MMO) to expand upon their recently published MMO1042 Shipping Activity Project.  This latest commission will see the company provide mapping of UK shipping activity and data processing tools to produce UK spatial datasets from raw Automatic Information System (AIS) data. The […]

  • 26 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Beluga Shipping GmbH, the dynamic heavy lift specialists, have featured previously  on our pages as a company which never does things by… [mappress] Source: handyshippingguide, July 26, 2010;

  • 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 […]

  • 6 June 2014

    At Seawork Southampton and at Windforce Bremen the new product MIR – Motion impact recorder will be launched. Using a remote controlled truck the functionality will be presented to the professionals. Ship owners, service providers and windpark operators can benefit from the attractive conditions for the first customers. MIR Maritime is a newly established partnership […]

  • 22 March 2012
    Business & Finance

      The management of Oveldi Worldwide has begun talks with Norwegian ship brokers TP Shipping of Grimstad, Norway. President Thomas Parlow, 16 year president of TP Shipping and formerly of TexShip Chartering of Houston, Texas, specializes in heavy lift transports, project cargo transports and IMO cargo movements. A partnership with Oveldi Worldwide and integration with […]

  • 28 October 2010
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The Patrick administration started crafting a plan last May to buy a $91 million, publicly funded ship whose main job would be to plant wind… By Christine McConville (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, October 28, 2010

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 April 2013

    Myton Law has advised work boat operator East Coast Charters Ltd on a £1.6 million vessel acquisition. The Hull-based specialist shipping, transport and logistics law firm was instructed by East Coast Charters to act in the purchase and financing of the newly-built ECC Challenger, which adds to the company’s fleet of multipurpose workboats providing marine […]

  • 31 August 2011

      A brand new UK logistics company has been launched specifically designed to meet the needs of the renewable industry sector, combining over 30 years experience. The new company -Blue Water Danbrit Shipping Limited- is based on the Humber. The company combines the well established, UK logistical expertise of Danbrit Shipping Ltd with that of […]

  • 14 November 2019

    Ulstein’s first hydrogen-powered offshore construction support ship design is now market-ready, the Norwegian ship designer and shipbuilder said. The ULSTEIN SX190 Zero Emission DP2 construction support vessel is Ulstein’s first hydrogen-powered offshore vessel, featuring a Nedstack fuel cell power system. Sea trials of a newbuild ULSTEIN SX190 Zero Emission could happen as soon as 2022, […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Cable installation has been halted at the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm this month. The Reef Subsea-owned vessel, Polar Prince, is undergoing DNV class inspection in dry dock. According to RWE Innogy, the project developer, this will not affect their schedule as the ship maintenance was planned. The vessel is due to resume its […]

  • 15 January 2014

    Danish Shipowners’ Association and The Shipowners’ Association of 2010 have published a report under the title Global Evaluation of Offshore Wind Shipping Opportunity. The report gives an insight into the supply and demand in the offshore wind industry. The report has been produced by BMT/Navigant with support from The Danish Maritime Fund. The strategic review […]

  • 5 June 2019
    Business & Finance

    Wilhelmsen Ship Management (WSM) is acquiring a 50% stake in NorSea Wind and its subsidiaries with an aim to strengthen its foothold in the offshore and onshore wind sectors. WSM said that with the buy of the 50% share it aims to offer a unified and integrated solution to the wind energy market. “NorSea Wind offers […]

  • 17 October 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The final six transition pieces for the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm were delivered to Offshore Windforce M V.O.F. from Bladt Industries’ production facilities in Aalborg at the end of the third quarter of 2016. The six transition pieces were the last of a total of 67 units which were all finished within 14 months from contract commencement, Bladt […]

  • 4 February 2020
    Technology, Vessels

    Ocean Infinity has launched a new marine technology and data company, Armada, which will bring in 15 robot vessels to be used for offshore surveys. The fleet is currently under construction and is expected to be delivered by the end of 2020.

  • 31 July 2019

    Norway’s GC Rieber Shipping has agreed with compatriot Nexans Skagerrak AS, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Nexans Norway AS, to enter into a ship management agreement for the cable laying vessel Nexans Skagerrak. The agreement also includes management of the Nexans’ cable laying vessel Nexans Aurora once it gets delivered from Ulstein yard in 2021. The […]