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  • 20 August 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Teesside-based Wilton Engineering has sent off the first four transition pieces built for Ørsted’s 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. 

  • 18 September 2014

    WindManShip has appointed Axel Juhnke as its new Head of Global Business Development. He started in his new position in Hamburg on 1. September 2014. “I am really looking forward to taking this role at WindManShip, a company whose top priotities are meeting customers needs and bringing added value to the offshore wind industry” says […]

  • 5 August 2013

    At the end of July, the „INNOVATION“ arrived at the Orange Blue Terminal in Eemshaven. This was not the first assignment at the Dutch offshore terminal for the modern heavy lift jack-up vessel from HGO InfraSea Solutions, which installs foundations at the Global Tech I wind park for HOCHTIEF Solutions. However, its premier jack-up occurred […]

  • 25 April 2013

    Official opening of the Offshore Infocenter Rostock (OIR) was held as a part of the dinner reception of the “Wind & Maritim 2013” on Tuesday, 24th April, in front of 150 invited guests from politics and the industry. This is currently the first permanent exhibition in Germany about offshore wind, set up on a historic […]

  • 11 October 2011
    Technology

    Paramarine advanced marine design software, developed by QinetiQ GRC, has been selected by Keel Marine to replace their in-house developed ship design software. For nearly fifty years Keel Marine, who are based in the UK, has delivered naval architecture and marine engineering services globally to an impressive range of commercial and government entities. Keel Marine […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 November 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    UK-based Automated Ships Ltd and Norway’s Kongsberg Maritime have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to build the world’s first unmanned and fully-automated vessel for offshore operations. In January 2017, Automated Ships Ltd will contract ‘Hrönn’, which will be designed and built in Norway in cooperation with Kongsberg, and will be in operation in 2018, the […]

  • 15 May 2012

    P&O Ferries, the UK’s leading ferry operator, has made its first major investment in the energy market by converting one of its large ro-ro ships to act as an accommodation vessel for technicians working at an offshore wind farm in the North Sea. The 23,000 tonne European Seaway has commenced a three month charter with […]

  • 6 March 2015
    Vessels

    The operational management of the Acta Orion, the flagship of Den Helder based company Acta Marine, will be carried out by specialist ship managers SeaMar Services, also based in Den Helder. Both parties signed an agreement for a number of years. The Acta Orion, a 108m long and 16m wide wind farm support vessel, will […]

  • 22 May 2015

    Axel Juhnke, responsible for Business Development since the beginning of September 2014 has been appointed General Manager for WindManShip GmbH. For his commitment and loyalty, managing directors André and Marco Hurtig to appoint Axel Juhnke as an authorized signatory. “The steady growth of WindManShip GmbH makes it necessary to extend the responsibility for decisions” says […]

  • 28 December 2011

    After good cooperation during the past 10 years the joint venture between Jumbo Shipping and China Shipping has come to an end with mutual consent. In Shanghai Jumbo continues to serve its clients from its recently set-up representative office at a new location. The office is headed by my Mr. Sun Ming, with ms Li […]

  • 18 August 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Spain’s Navantia-Windar consortium has loaded the first two out of four jacket foundations built for the 28MW Nissum Bredning demonstration offshore wind project at Navantia’s facility in Fene. 

  • 17 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Andrew Squire, Chief Executive of London Offshore Consultants (LOC) welcomed Captain Nick Haslam to the newly created Board position of Group Director, Shipping Services.  “Nick’s crucial new global role will involve working closely with the four regional directors in developing shipping services within the LOC Group,” Mr Squire confirmed. “These will include traditional P&I activities, […]

  • 10 April 2012

    Construction of 20 new custom ships, some outfitted with movable legs that reach the seafloor, which is being carried out by offshore wind-power companies ranging from the Dong Energy A/S to RWE AG (RWE) is taking a very rapid pace, Bloomberg reports. The ships represent the final word of modern technology and they enable developers […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    An 83m long, multipurpose offshore support vessel (OSV) / anchor handling tug supply (AHTS) Normand Draupne, has undergone conversion and upgrade at Remontowa Shiprepair Yard SA and is now capable of working in the offshore wind industry. The vessel has arrived at Remontowa still in its old livery of Norwegian offshore support fleet operators – Solstad Offshore. Now the ship […]

  • 25 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    A new engineering company has opened its doors in Hamburg. [email protected] offers design and planning services for heavy-lift shipping and offshore projects. The ten-strong team around founders Lars Rolner and Hendrik Gröne takes on projects from designing individual chain hoists to developing special-purpose vessels. Hendrik Gröne, Managing Director of [email protected], explains the idea behind the […]

  • 21 November 2019
    Vessels

    Green Shipping Line and Kongstein have finalized an agreement with Keystone Shipping Company to operate future shuttle vessels in the U.S. offshore wind market. The deal follows the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that Green Shipping Line and Kongstein signed at the beginning of the year for the provision of a complete offshore wind farm supply […]

  • 24 April 2013

    Fastnet Shipping Limited announced the recent introduction of MV Fastnet Rock to their growing fleet of support vessels. Fastnet Rock is the 3rd Addition to enter Fastnet Shipping’s fleet inside the past 12 months coming in after Fastnet Puffin which was launched in February 2013 and Fastnet Skua which was launched in April 2012. The […]

  • 26 March 2013

    The high degree of innovation in the design as well as cooperation between Vripack and Braveheart Shipping might be unique but also essential to make sure the Javelin 22.22 is able to perform her duties at sea. The innovative mentality and the features of the ship connect very well to the qualities and holistic design […]

  • 3 May 2011

    A CRUISE ship is preparing to become a floating hotel for windfarm workers so they don’t have to stay in hotels in Barrow during the… (nwemail) [mappress] Source: nwemail, May 03, 2011;

  • 8 October 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    A 1,000-TONNE part for a windfarm is slowly being transferred onto a floating barge. The huge substation for developer Vattenfall’s Ormonde… (nwemail) [mappress] Source: nwemail,October 08, 2010;

  • 30 November 2017
    Business & Finance, R&D

    Supplier of generators, vessels and personnel to the offshore renewables sector Manor Renewable Energy Ltd. (MRE) has acquired the entire share capital of UK ship builders Manor Marine UK Limited (MM).

  • 26 February 2010
    Authorities

    The Community of European Shipyards’ Association (CESA) and the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) are calling on the European Commission and the European Investment Bank (EIB) to support the building of new ships to serve the expanding offshore wind energy market over the coming years. CESA and EWEA urge the European Commission to develop programmes […]

  • 2 November 2011

    In October, Blue Water Shipping participated in the China Wind Power Exhibition in Beijing – one of the leading trade shows for wind energy in China. The exhibition has in excess of 600 exhibitors – this year including a record Danish participation of 29 companies, represented at a joint, Danish pavilion organized by the Danish […]

  • 22 February 2012

    Blue Water Shipping opens a new Danish office in Rodby on the island of Lolland primarily due to activities in connection with the Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link between Denmark and Germany. Blue Water Shipping opens its 14th Danish office. This time, Blue Water Shipping establishes an office with primary focus on transport and logistics solutions […]