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  • 6 May 2015

    Nor-Shipping has announced the nominees for the 2015 Nor-Shipping Awards. The awards recognize achievements in three areas – energy efficiency, innovative ship design and young entrepreneurship. From the offshore wind industry, X-STERN™ has been nominated for the Next Generation Ship Award and CEO of Northern Offshore Services (NOS), David Kristensson, is one of the four nominees for Young […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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. 

  • 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 […]

  • 20 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    With a loan of EUR 74 million a consortium of banks led by KfW IPEX-Bank is supporting the construction of two ultra-modern special transporters to be built at the Flensburg-based FSG shipyard for the Dutch heavy lift shipping company RollDock. KfW IPEX-Bank contributes EUR 37 million to the financing. The Dutch banks ABN AMRO and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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, […]

  • 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. 

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 March 2011
    Technology

    STX Finland Oy and Gaiamare Ltd signed a contract for the construction of an innovative and versatile multipurpose deck cargo vessel. The ship will be delivered during spring 2012 and has a length of 105 metres and a width of 19 metres. The environmentally friendly ship will provide work for about 300 persons. The concept […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    FlyShip, a Germany-based company which made news in 2016 with its novel (air)craft, has announced that it is about to receive its first order and will subsequently start producing first crafts of the FS-100 class. Upon informing of the upcoming order, FlyShip said it was looking at offshore wind crew transfer operations as one of the areas where its technology could be used.

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The number of offshore wind farms will expand in the years to come. With Wind Logistics being one of Blue Water Shipping’s major business areas, the company is represented by own offices in Denmark, France, Great Britain, Northern Ireland and Germany. “The offshore wind sector is in an exciting development, and is rapidly moving forward […]

  • 21 March 2013

    In Harlingen, two newly-constructed ‘Twin Axe’ catamaran ships will be officially christened on Friday 22 March, at 11 AM. In the near future, these ships will be deployed in the completion stage of a large-scale wind farm on the North Sea, 90 km north-west of the island of Borkum. This off-shore wind farm is being […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    James Lappin has been appointed to the Board of Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Limited as Director of Ship & Offshore Unit Repair. He will have total responsibility for developing and growing the company’s business in this sector and for the successful execution of its projects.   Mr Lappiun, a Mechanical Engineer, joined Harland and […]

  • 27 November 2012
    Technology

    Ships and offshore units are specialist structures with high requirements for efficiency and availability throughout their entire life cycle. Many of the processes, from draft via production all the way to operation, can be supported by 3D models and computer graphics. How can the actual dimensions of a compartment be measured efficiently in case of […]

  • 4 December 2017
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    Siemens has received an order from EWE Netz GmbH to supply components of a Siharbor shore power supply system in Cuxhaven to be used by, among others, vessels transporting Siemens Gamesa’s offshore wind turbine components.