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  • 10 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has placed an order with Salt Ship Design for a new wind farm Service Operation Vessel (SOV) that will enter a contract with Ørsted, once delivered. 

  • 9 December 2013
    R&D

    First Flight Wind hosted its second Shipping and Navigation Working Group at the Whistledown Hotel in Warrenpoint. This Working Group is one of six which have been established to help First Flight Wind assess the potential impacts of an offshore wind farm on key industries. Made up of 13 individuals, members of this Working Group […]

  • 21 March 2012

    A&P Tyne ship repair yard has made a good start to 2012 with a multi-million pound order book for the first quarter of the year. The Hebburn yard, which suffered a disappointing end to 2011 with the unexpected loss of an aircraft carrier contract, has bounced back and is now bustling with activity as work […]

  • 21 February 2013

    In an attempt to assist the offshore wind industry driving down port and logistics costs, Denmark-based Niels Winther Shipping and STX France Solutions have decided to join forces. Niels Winther Shipping will market STX’s newly developed and innovative logistics simulation software tool, LOG-EOLE, in key markets together with its existing consultancy services to the offshore […]

  • 12 December 2010
    Technology

    Responding to demand from the rapidly expanding European wind energy market, the shipping entrepreneurs J.R. Arends and S. Schakelaar decided to establish SeaZip Offshore Service BV. Started in December 2010, the company focuses on the development and operation of specialised service vessels, mainly for the transfer of personnel and goods to and from offshore wind […]

  • 9 December 2010
    Technology

    Sietas is to be the first German shipyard to develop and build a jack-up vessel used for offshore wind farm installation. The order, which was signed today in Hamburg, comes from prestigious Dutch-based marine contractor Van Oord, working on dredging, offshore and marine engineering projects worldwide. In addition, Van Oord has placed an option for […]

  • 7 January 2013
    Ports & Logistics

    Four of the largest wind turbine installation vessels in the world are currently positioned in the Port of Esbjerg, where Blue Water Shipping is acting as agent and handling stevedore assignments. “Sea Installer” is the latest new-build vessel from A2SEA which recently arrived from China to Esbjerg, to be prepared for its first assignment in […]

  • 4 January 2017
    Technology, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Dutch shipbuilder VEKA Group has started constructing what the company describes as the first hybrid trimarans in the world, intended specifically for transporting personnel and freight to offshore wind farms.   The trimarans are being built for the Danish shipping company World Marine Offshore. The crew transfer vessels (CTVs) have already been contracted by Iberdrola for […]

  • 5 May 2011

      Comfort at Sea, the joint venture between Blue Water Shipping, Denmark and ISP, Miami, has arranged a charter of the M/V SEA SPIRIT to Siemens PLC, as an offshore accommodation vessel for wind turbine installations in the Irish Sea. The vessel has been delivered Barrow-in-Furness, UK, and will be on charter until the beginning/mid-September, […]

  • 7 March 2011
    R&D, Technology

    BMT Fleet Technology, of Ottawa, Ontario has announced its collaboration with the University of Victoria to design and deliver North America’s first ever hybrid, electric research ship. The vessel, formerly known as CCG Tsekoa II, will be used by the University as a research facility off the British Columbia (BC) coast to investigate changing coastal […]

  • 14 May 2013

    Researchers at the Flensburg University of Applied Sciences (FUAS) warn of increased risk of ship collisions. The reason for this threat is the increasing number of offshore wind farms, especially in the German Bight region. With approximately 150,000 ships that cross the area each year, this is a very busy part of the sea. The […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    ANTS Offshore has started its new service for the supply of the North Sea offshore wind farms with the chartered DP II ship ABIS Dundee. It offers constant and unscheduled supply and waste disposal of the offshore stations, the wind parks of the different North Sea wind clusters and the offshore construction sites. The settlement is […]

  • 25 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Dutch ship owner C-Bed has contracted Wärtsilä Ship Design to supply the design for rebuilding its seismic survey vessel, the Viking II, for use as a hotel vessel to accommodate and transfer service personnel working on offshore wind farms. After the conversion, the vessel will have accommodation and hotel facilities for 125 people and will […]

  • 15 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    The large jack-up vessel Thor sailed from the North Sea to the Danish city Hirtshals in the beginning of September to be prepared for the ships next assignment in the Baltic Sea. During the stay, Blue Water acted as agent for the ship. “We have wide experience within port agency services and other harbor-related assignments, […]

  • 23 August 2019
    Vessels

    Indonesia-flagged geotechnical survey vessel Patra Offshore suffered a heavy portside list while working on an offshore wind-related project off Changhua in Taiwan on Thursday, 22 August. The vessel tilted to about 40 degrees and was taking on water, according to Taiwan’s Coast Guard Administration. 40 people who were on board the ship at the time […]

  • 11 May 2016
    Business & Finance

    China COSCO Shipping and Belgium’s DEME have formed a joint venture to develop offshore wind energy in China. The cooperation is in line with the Chinese climate vision and its aim to develop renewable energy, both of which were recently incorporated in the 13th Five-Year Plan (2016-2020) for social and economic development. The Chinese government wishes […]

  • 11 June 2014

    SeaEnergy PLC’s subsidiary SeaEnergy Ship Management Limited (“SEASM”) has entered into a 51:49 joint venture (“JV”) with Go Offshore (Asia) Pte Ltd (“GO”) a Singapore based shipping company, with SEASM having 51%. The JV called GOSeaEnergy Ship Management Limited (“GOSeaEnergy”) will manage GO’s vessels in U.K., European and adjacent waters. The JV commences business by […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    As of 1 January 2015, Blue Water Shipping (BWS) will take over the daily operation as well as sales and marketing responsibility for the private Port of Bandholm on the island of Lolland in Denmark. ”We believe that the combination of Blue Water Shipping and Knuthenborg/Bandholm port is perfect. Our strong, local and regional port […]

  • 21 October 2013

    Blue Water Shipping will be present at EWEA Offshore 2013 in Frankfurt. ”EWEA is one of our prioritized exhibitions and we look forward to welcoming clients and business contacts at our stand 30A67 at the Danish Pavilion”, says Head of Sales & Development, Wind, Jacob Kjaergaard. Blue Water Shipping is at the moment involved in […]

  • 25 January 2011

    Two of Germany’s most prominent shipyard groups – P&S Yards and Meyer Werft – have announced new orders for ship types seen as crucial for… (motorship) [mappress] Source: motorship, January 25, 2011

  • 19 April 2016
    Vessels

    Antwerp-based Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors N.V. has chosen the name of Gulliver for its heavy lift, DP2 vessel currently under construction in China. Gulliver, formerly known as RAMBIZ 4000 due to its lifting capacity, got its name following the keel laying ceremony held at the Hong Qiang shipyard near Shanghai on 27 February. The ship is ordered […]

  • 29 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    WIND and Oceanteam Shipping  have announced the establishment of their new joint venture OceanWind Cable Storage Solutions. OceanWind aims to facilitate the submarine cable industry by offering its clients a full and integrated range of services comprising cable storage, cable handling, and cable transport. OceanWind’s cable storage facility is situated immediately behind the North Sea locks […]

  • 26 August 2014

    On 19 August 2014 a new catamaran was christened at Knock Jetty in Emden. The ship’s godmother, Insa Stoidis-Connemann from Leer, gave the name “Windea Two” to the “Twin Axe Bow” type catamaran from Damen Shipyards and she wished: “Safe voyages for the crew and always a handbreadth of water under the keel for the […]

  • 19 February 2019
    Vessels

    All 15 people aboard the crew transfer vessel (CTV) World Bora were injured after the CTV collided with a cargo ship several nautical miles northeast of the Rügen island in the German Baltic Sea on Tuesday morning, 19 February. Several people sustained serious injuries in the collision, according to the German Maritime Search and Rescue Association […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Vessels

    Blue Water Shipping Brest has assisted French company Sabella SAS with installing their D10 tidal turbine on the seabed off Ushant Island, which is located 30 kilometers off the western tip of Bretagne, France. The installation of the tidal turbine took place during May and June and Blue Water Brest assisted Sabella on the full […]

  • 12 September 2012
    Grid Connection

    Oceanteam Shipping has announced a joint venture with WIND B.V. from the Netherlands to offer a complete range of submarine cable storage and handling services to cable manufacturers, contractors and operators. OceanWind Cable Storage Solutions joint venture provides, at its cable facility in Velsen, The Netherlands, submarine cable storage and handling services, such as: – […]