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  • 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 […]

  • 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% […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 February 2015

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 January 2019

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 April 2014
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    James Fisher Renewables, the UK’s provider of marine services, has conducted an innovative trial of Ship-to-Turbine (STT), an oil change system set to significantly improve safety, efficiency and reduce down time in offshore wind turbine gearbox oil changes. The company has successfully implemented an innovative oil transfer system for the direct extraction and refill of […]

  • 23 December 2011

    The votes have been counted and International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine revealed the winner and two runners up of its 2011 TopLift competition. Jumbo Offshore was selected winner with its major performance on the Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm project. Readers of International Cranes and Specialized Transport magazine were asked to choose their favourite […]

  • 2 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The X-STERN™ solution from Ulstein was awarded the Next Generation Ship Award at the Nor-Shipping opening conference on 2 June.  Gunvor Ulstein, CEO of Ulstein Group, said: “The offshore industry is experiencing a downturn and eventually oil and gas supplies will come to an end. We do not know what we will be living on 50 years […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Denmark’s Blue Water Shipping has delivered machinery and special equipment to the Mäntyluoto port in Pori designed to handle and transport the wind turbine blades for the 40MW Tahkoluoto offshore wind farm.

  • 17 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Blue Water Shipping has been appointed as an agent for A2SEA for offshore projects Borkum Riffgrund and Westermost Rough. A2SEA will load Siemens turbines in Esbjerg and install them respectively in German and UK waters. “At the moment, our agency team is preparing the mobilisation scopes and various project team requirements. We have worked with […]

  • 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.

  • 13 April 2011

    The Sea Asia conference and exhibition, Asia’s iconic show for the maritime sector taking place in Singapore this week, continued at a pace this morning with sessions on finance, the global LNG fleet, and a high-powered array of technical sessions. While visitors to the exhibition at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre continued to click […]

  • 20 July 2011

    J. J. Sietas KG of Hamburg is the first German shipyard to build an installation vessel for the erection of offshore wind farms. Siemens Marine Solutions will supply the appropriate diesel-electric propulsion and automation system as well as the medium voltage system for power generation and distribution. The order has a value of several million […]

  • 19 January 2016

    ​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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 21 November 2019

    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 […]

  • 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).

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]