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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 […]

5 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) has won a client representative contract for the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. SMC will provide client representative services across a range of installation scopes, including cable, foundation and turbine installation. "We have been working with FOWI for a number of weeks now, delivering full-scope Marine Coordination services, […]

20 March 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

SeaRoc has secured a contract to supply its marine management system SeaPlanner to support the construction of the Formosa 1 Phase 2 offshore wind project in Taiwan. The deal comes as part of SeaRoc's strategic partnership with Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC), which is delivering marine coordination services for the 120MW project. SMC will be responsible for […]

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 […]

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 […]

27 February 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Siemens Gamesa has awarded SMC with a contract to provide marine coordination services across the 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. Based some 120 kilometres off the coast of Yorkshire, the project is being developed by Ørsted and will consist of 174 7MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines, covering an area of 407 square kilometres. SMC and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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. 

21 February 2018 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

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

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. 

6 October 2017 Business & Finance

Delegates from the Taiwan Power Company (TPC) have visited Specialist Marine Consultants at their head office in Hunmanby, UK, to discuss offshore wind as TPC wishes to accelerate their activities in the Taiwanese offshore wind market.

8 September 2017 Wind Farm Update

SMC’s technicians will finish work on the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm in the German North Sea this month and the company's marine coordinators are expected to finish later in the year.

1 August 2017 Wind Farm Update

The provision of technicians by Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) to the 402MW Veja Mate project saw SMC reach a significant milestone - the company now contracts over 100 people.

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.

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.

15 November 2016 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

SeaRenergy and Specialist Marine Consultants (SMC) have been awarded with a contract for offshore support services on the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm in the German part of the North Sea. The services started on 01 November with the preparation of the foundations and transition pieces for the installation of the towers and turbines, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

26 February 2016

Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) have been appointed to provide Client Representatives for the installation of monopiles and transition pieces at the Veja Mate offshore wind farm. SMC are also providing Marine Coordinators during the project's construction phase. The Veja Mate offshore wind farm is currently in the seabed preparation phase. When the project is complete, […]

19 February 2016 Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Siemens has chosen the UK-based Specialist Marine Consultants Ltd (SMC) to provide offshore Marine Coordination for the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm off The Nethelands. SMC started Marine Coordination for the 150 turbine site situated in the Dutch sector of the North Sea, the first of which was installed on 16 February. The company will be using […]

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 […]

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 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 […]