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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 2 April 2013

    The hull is complete, the steelwork concluded, the building of the deckhouse has begun – in the dock of Sietas shipyard the first jack-up vessel for offshore wind farms developed and constructed in Germany is currently taking shape. Construction started in April 2012; the handover of the ship to the client, the renowned Dutch marine […]

  • 13 July 2012

    In June 2012, Blue Water Shipping participated in Windforce 2012 in Bremen, Germany.  This was the first time for an exhibition and conference in Germany to exclusively focus on offshore wind, and Blue Water Shipping was represented by Jacob Kjærgaard from Denmark, and Jörn Grüner from Blue Water Shipping’s office in Bremen, Germany. “Considering that […]

  • 17 February 2015
    Vessels

    BLG Logistics has transported over 600 tons of heavy equipment for the MPI Enterprise installation vessel (previously known as VICTORIA MATHIAS) that MPI Offshore recently acquired from RWE Innogy. The ship’s equipment, that was temporarily stored in Bremerhaven, has now been transported to the Container Terminal Bremerhaven, where it is awaiting for its new owner. As part of the deal with […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 June 2012

    A new shipping company in the port of Esbjerg has directed a determined glance to solving the large and increasing need for transportation of personnel, spare parts and other goods for offshore wind farms. “We see that there already is a market and that there naturally is room for a shipping company which focuses 100% […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 October 2013

    This year, five entries will be eligible for the 2013 KVNR Shipping Award, an award granted by the Royal Association of Netherlands Shipowners for shipping, environmental, organisational or socially conscious innovations effectuated by shipping companies. The winner will be announced at the 2013 Maritime Awards Gala which will take place in De Broodfabriek in Rijswijk […]

  • 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 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 […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Authorities, R&D

    Plans to pin offshore wind turbines to the seafloor in the Atlantic Ocean has raised questions about potential risks to commercial shipping traffic, as vessels maneuver around the installations. To address this potential risk, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) scientists have developed an assessment of navigation safety risks, with support from the U.S. Bureau 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.

  • 25 February 2011

    International Shipping Partners Inc./ISP and Blue Water Shipping A/S have signed an agreement to market the ISP fleet of vessels to the offshore industry as floating hotel accommodation under the brand name “Comfort at Sea”. The agreement covers the extensive fleet of 23 ferry, cruise and hotel vessels managed by ISP, but initially Blue Water […]

  • 29 May 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Technology, Vessels

    EWE Netz GmbH has commissioned the ShoreCONNECT power supply system in Cuxhaven which will mainly be used by vessels transporting Siemens Gamesa’s wind turbine parts.

  • 8 January 2019
    Vessels

    Hamburg-based engineering company [email protected] has unveiled a basic design of a heavy cargo deck carrier for offshore wind projects. The heavy cargo deck carrier for offshore wind projects in the North and Baltic Seas is currently being built at a Chinese shipyard, the company said. “Our client for this project, a Hamburg-based shipping company specialising […]

  • 28 November 2012

    Last week the first ‘Animal’ Multipurpose Catamaran was launched, the first ship in a series of high speed crafts. With this highly innovative support vessel for the offshore industry, VEKA Group has developed a very powerful workboat, specialized in transporting technical personnel and working material to and from wind farms. Every ship of this new […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Vessels

    ​Defining “industrial personnel”, such as workers transported on offshore service vessels, is among the topics on the agenda of the currently ongoing International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Sub-Committee on Ship Design and Construction (SDC). People travelling on these vessels are likely to have had specific training and abilities and may differ from ordinary passengers, therefore defining […]

  • 2 May 2012

    THE revival of shipbuilding on the Humber will be given fresh momentum today with the launch of a new business. Dunston Ship Repairs is launching a shipbuilding business with orders for three workboats from Rix Shipping. The new business, Dunston (Ship Builders), will lease the Hepsworths yard, in Paull, from J.R. Rix and Sons. It […]

  • 27 March 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Vessels

    Rotterdam-based law firm AKD says the lack of an unambiguous term to describe a ‘ship’ in several jurisdictions represents a potential threat to asset security for financiers, particularly in the offshore and renewable energy sectors. AKD partner Haco van der Houven van Oordt says: “In many jurisdictions, including the US and the UK, there appears […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Spanish steel fabrication company Tecade has loaded out the first two transition pieces built for the 950MW Moray East offshore wind project at its facility in the Port of Seville. In total, Tecade will produce and deliver 20 transition pieces for the 100-turbine project offshore Scotland. The company secured the EUR 12.7 million contract through […]