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  • 12 April 2016
    Business & Finance

    Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) has appointed Sebastian Rae as its Business Development Manager. This is a new role for SMC, who provides marine consultancy services to the offshore energy, oil & gas and marine sectors, and Rae will be tasked with continuing to develop SMCs core business offering whilst also investigating potential new streams […]

  • 4 May 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) has again been picked to provide offshore Marine Supervision for Siemens on the Borkum Riffgrund 1 Project. SMC’s marine supervisors will be responsible for the daily coordination of vessels for crew transfers and the transportation of supplies. They will be using the ATLAS Marine Coordination System and will be based […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) opened their new office at OrbisEnergy, Lowestoft in January 2018.

  • 5 November 2015

    UK-based Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) have been appointed to provide the full Marine Coordination package for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm in Germany. SMC will commence pre-construction start up works immediately and will be based in Hamburg.  The company’s Marine Coordination Manager, Dean Coates, will commence mobilisation today (5 November). Although located 115 km […]

  • 4 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) has begun another contract with Siemens Wind Power to provide marine coordination. The provision of services for the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm started at the beginning of July 2014 and sees SMC providing marine coordination on five offshore wind farm construction projects at once. Instructed by Siemens, SMC’s innovative […]

  • 28 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    UK-based Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has been awarded a contract to provide marine coordination services to Siemens Gamesa across the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The Formosa 1 Phase 2 project will comprise 20 6MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines and is an extension to the already operating 8MW Formosa 1 Phase […]

  • 24 March 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    North Yorkshire-based Specialist Marine Consultants has won a contract to provide client representatives to monitor turbine installation and inter-array cable installation works on DONG Energy’s 573MW Race Bank offshore wind farm off North Norfolk.

  • 12 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) Ltd has established a branch in Taiwan with an aim to support the offshore wind sector in the region. The new branch is located in Taipei and will be managed by SMC’s Operations Director and Taiwan Regional Manager, Dean Coates. “We are extremely pleased to reach what is yet another significant milestone […]

  • 5 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has secured a contract to provide marine coordination services for the Formosa 2 offshore wind farm in Taiwan. As for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 project, SMC will work with SeaPlanner and local communications company Mercury Data Systems to deliver a comprehensive marine coordination solution. This will comprise the design, communications […]

  • 9 May 2018
    Business & Finance

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC), Maxmart Shipping and China Marine Surveyors & Sworn Measurers (CMS) have teamed up to provide integrated solutions to the Taiwanese offshore wind industry. 

  • 15 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) has been awarded a contract to supply site technicians to DONG Energy for its 582 MW Gode Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farm. SMC and DONG Energy have been collaborating on UK offshore construction projects since 2010, but this is the first time for the UK-based offshore solutions provider to supply DONG with […]

  • 25 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Seacat Services has extended the vessel inspection agreement with Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC). The agreement marks the second year that SMC has been contracted to carry out the Marine Inspection for Small Workboats (eMISW) of Seacat Services’ 14 vessels. According to the UK-based company, through the eMISW inspections, SMC ensures that each vessel continues to meet the […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has provided inspection services at the Beatrice offshore wind farm for Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL), the EPCI contractor in charge of foundations. 

  • 15 May 2018
    Contracts & Tenders

    ScottishPower Renewables has awarded Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) with a client representative contract for the East Anglia One offshore wind farm in the UK.

  • 4 September 2015
    Vessels

    Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) are providing offshore Marine Coordination for Siemens on Gode Wind 1 & 2. The Gode Wind 1 & 2 project comprises of 97 Siemens 6MW turbines, the first of which was installed in early August. Gode Wind, in the German part of the North Sea, is a DONG Energy project. […]

  • 1 February 2016

    Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) has completed marine coordination work for Siemens on the Baltic 2 offshore wind farm. SMC’s services included coordination of Siemens personnel movements, planning of daily transfers, conducting site inductions, and safety briefings. SMC also covered the event of emergencies and undertook vessel inspections to ensure fitness for purpose and compliance with relevant […]

  • 5 April 2017
    Technology

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) informed that the company had completed 1 million safe transfers in March 2017, with the number increasing daily.

  • 8 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance

    Ørsted has awarded SMC with a framework agreement to provide statutory inspection and auxiliary services to their sites across the United Kingdom. The contract will run for an initial 2-year period, with extension options available for a further 2-years, based on performance. Ørsted’s portfolio includes eleven operational offshore wind farms in the United Kingdom, with […]

  • 10 July 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has completed confined space and structural inspection works at the Gunfleet Sands Windfarm Offshore Substation. The inspection was carried out on behalf of Transmission Investment and TC Gunfleet Sands OFTO Ltd. SMC Operations Director, Dean Coates, said: “We were extremely grateful for the opportunity to work with Transmission Investment on this […]

  • 30 March 2016
    Business & Finance

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC), SeaRenergy and Con4Mare have joined forces to form a one-stop-shop cooperation for the offshore wind industry. All companies will remain independent but will offer their services through the other in their respective country. The scope of services comprises Transport & Installation Engineering Services, Marine Consultancy, Marine Warranty Survey, as well as the […]

  • 30 October 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) has secured a contract to provide marine coordination services during the construction of the Triton Knoll offshore wind project. SMC will provide some 30 site technicians to maintain the offshore foundations and assets, including statutory inspections and testing requirements for the assets to remain in service and accessible. Additionally, the company […]

  • 6 March 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    SMC has completed a full inspection of Seajacks’ self-propelled jack-up vessel, Zaratan, ahead of its deployment to Taiwan in the coming weeks. Seajacks Zaratan will be utilised as an installation vessel in the coming months for construction of the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind farm. The installation works are scheduled to start in the second […]

  • 24 June 2020
    Operations & Maintenance

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has been awarded two contracts by Ørsted for above-water structural inspection of the wind turbine foundations at the developer’s offshore wind farms in Germany and the UK. Ørsted has four operational offshore wind farms in Germany and eleven in the UK. SMC has not disclosed which, if not all, projects will […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Flintstone Technology Ltd is diversifying its Subsea Mooring Connector (SMC) to help drive down costs for the offshore floating wind industry. According to Flintstone Technology, the SMC system, which has been used in a number of oil & gas projects, is a low cost, easy to install solution which will help make the offshore wind industry more competitive. The […]

  • 5 November 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has secured a contract to provide marine coordination services for the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. SMC said it will be working with the SeaPlanner marine management system to ensure the delivery of services throughout the project. “Once again we are proud to be at the forefront of delivering Marine […]

  • 29 September 2015
    R&D

    Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) have added environmental consultancy to their range of services by providing Marine Mammal Observers (MMOs). On two occasions, MMOs were supplied during geophysical surveys in the North Sea to minimise the potential negative impacts on marine wildlife. MMOs are responsible for implementing mitigation measures for the protection of marine wildlife […]