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  • 6 December 2019

    High Speed Transfers’ (HST) new fast crew supply vessel HST Euan has begun sea trials offshore Antalya in Turkey. To remind, HST placed the order with Damen Shipyards for HST Euan, the fourth Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710, this June. The vessel was floated out at the beginning of November. HST Euan, and its sister vessel HST […]

  • 28 June 2019

    Sleipnir, Heerema Marine Contractors’ new semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV), has completed its sea trials and crane load tests. During the trials, Sleipnir reached a speed of 12.2kn, approximately 22.6km/h when fully deploying all eight thrusters, therefore reducing the transit time to projects, Heerema said. The vessel’s two 10,000t revolving cranes were also put to the […]

  • 16 February 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Seacat Enterprise, a 27-metre High Speed Utility Vessel (HSUV) built for the Cowes-headquartered offshore energy support vessel operator, Seacat Services, has started sea trials on Thursdat, 16 February, according to South Boats IoW, the builder of the vessel.

  • 8 April 2019

    Acta Marine’s offshore wind service vessel Acta Centaurus left Ulstein Verft in Norway on Saturday, 6 April, to start her sea trials. The tests carried out so far have been successful, according to Ulstein’s project manager. The 93-metre vessel has a 3,200t load capacity, a 6m draft, and will provide accommodation for up to 120 persons. The […]

  • 26 January 2018
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The Bretagne-based startup EOLINK has secured funds to install and test a 1/10 scale floating wind turbine prototype off France.

  • 21 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Acta Marine’s walk-to-work (W2W) and service operations vessel (SOV) Acta Auriga has completed its sea trials. During the sea trials, the vessel was tested at maximum forward and backward speed, where the aftward speed featuring the X-Stern exceeded 12.5 knots and the registered forward speed exceeded 13.5 knots, Acta Marine said. In addition, the company said […]

  • 7 March 2019

    Ørsted’s service operation vessel (SOV) Wind of Change has commenced sea trials, according to the Turkish Cemre Shipyard. Once commissioned in May, Wind of Change will work in the German North Sea to service the Borkum Riffgrund 1 & 2 and Gode Wind 1 & 2 offshore wind farms. The SOV features diesel-electric propulsion and dynamic positioning […]

  • 5 February 2015

    Trearddur Bay wind farm support vessel has completed sea trials in the Solent, achieving 31 knots with 8 tonnes DWT. The vessel, which is BMT Nigel Gee’s latest design for Turbine Transfers, has immediately started working for Dong Energy. Ed Dudson, BMT Nigel Gee’s Technical Director commented: “Trearddur Bay’s successful sea trails demonstrate BMT Nigel Gee’s ability to combine robust, […]

  • 11 February 2020

    GE Renewable Energy’s service operations vessel (SOV) is undergoing final tests at Ulstein Verft’s shipyard in Norway in preparation for sea trials. Ulstein has now floated out the vessel from the outer dock to start the final tests. The sea trials are expected to start in early March. The SOV, owned and operated by Bernhard […]

  • 19 December 2019

    Manor Renewable Energy’s (MRE) new crew transfer vessel (CTV) Manor Initiative, former MPI Cervantes, is currently undergoing sea trials at the company’s Portland facility. To remind, MRE purchased the CTVs MPI Cervantes, now Manor Initiative, and MPI Cardenio, set to be renamed to Manor Enterprise, earlier this year from Offshore Support Vessels BV with an […]

  • 3 September 2019

    High Speed Transfers’ (HST) new fast crew supply vessel HST Harri is preparing for sea trials at Damen Shipyards Antalya. According to HST, preparations are currently underway for the crew to join the new FCS 2710 class vessel for the voyage to the North Sea. HST Harri represents the third FCS vessel that HST ordered with […]

  • 15 May 2013

    Seaspeed Marine Consulting was recently commissioned to undertake instrumented full scale sea trials on board a fleet of fast catamaran wind-farm support vessels, covering both calm water and rough water performance monitoring. The vessels ranged in size from 18 to 24 metres in length, all with speeds up to approximately 30 knots. For the calm […]

  • 27 October 2015

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Seajacks Scylla on sea trials, which began this month.  Seajacks Scylla went on her seatrials at the beginning of October, before being delivered to its owner by the end of the year. The vessel, built at Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) Geoje Yard in South Korea, is equipped with a 1500t leg-encircling crane, incorporates […]

  • 15 July 2019

    DEME Group’s DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion has left the COSCO Qidong shipyard in China to start the first series of sea trials. During the sea trials the vessel’s performance will be measured and her dual fuel engines will be tested to their maximum power, DEME said. The 216.5-metre Orion will have the capacity to accommodate a […]

  • 9 April 2018

    Njord Zenith, a  27m crew transfer vessel (CTV) built to a BMT design for Njord Offshore, has completed sea trials, reaching a top speed of 27 knots.

  • 10 April 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Ørsted’s service operation vessel (SOV), Wind of Change, has completed her sea trials in Turkey and is now gearing for her maiden voyage to Germany. Following the commissioning, expected in May 2019, the SOV will service the Borkum Riffgrund 1 & 2 and Gode Wind 1 & 2 offshore wind farms in the German North Sea. The […]

  • 10 August 2017

    Bibby Wavemaster 1, Bibby Marine Services’ service operation vessel (SOV), has completed her sea trials in the Black Sea and is getting ready to set sail to the Galloper offshore wind farm in the UK.  

  • 24 June 2013

    Strainstall’s new Offshore wind farm Vessel Management System (OVMS) provides the potential for significant improvements in the numerous transfer vessel movements that support operation and maintenance activities in the offshore wind energy industry. The system builds on the very successful Integrated Mooring Monitoring Solution (IMMS) that is used extensively in the tightly regulated environment of […]

  • 7 April 2015

    BMT Nigel Gee (BMT), a subsidiary of BMT Group, has completed sea trials for Njord Odin, the first of a series of advanced 26m wind farm support vessels (WSV) for Njord Offshore. These are the largest BMT designed vessels built to date. Njord Odin is 26.3m in length with a beam of 9.3m with each of the […]

  • 17 August 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The Service Operation Vessel (SOV) Edda Mistral has left the Ria del Eo, Spain, to head towards the Port of Gijón where the vessel will complete her sea trials over the next weeks. 

  • 11 February 2013

    A joint development between BMT Nigel Gee and Houlder, Turbine Access System, is a hydraulically controlled motion-compensated gangway that provides safe personnel transfer between workboats and offshore wind turbine platforms. It improves Operation and Maintenance capability in higher sea states than current solutions. Here, we bring a video of sea trials, performed on the 14-20th […]

  • 11 May 2012

    Transfer /windfarm service vessel Mobimar 18 Wind, after it was launched on February 27th, has passed all the conventional sea trials and in addition extra tests from towing 20m by 50m barge to hanging from a crane test. Mobimar 18 Wind was designed and built by Mobimar Ltd. in Turku, Finland and classed by Bureau Veritas, […]

  • 19 January 2012

    On 12 January, 2012, the first 20-metre Wind Farm Service Vessel was launched and is undergoing sea trials in Arklow. “Gardian 8″ has been commissioned to service the offshore renewable industry in the U.K. The official launch of this vessel will be on Tuesday 24 January, 2012. Arklow Marine Services is a family business run […]

  • 3 June 2014

    Dalby Offshores latest jet vessels the 23m ‘Dalby Swale’ and the 21m ‘Dalby Wharfe have a very successful sea trials offshore at Great Yarmouth both with a top speed of 32 Knots. Steve Bartram, Dalby Offshore Operations Manager said: “Both vessels have the revolutionary interceptor plate stability control system, the lowest noise levels recorded for […]

  • 1 October 2015

    The newest addition to the Dalby fleet, the Dalby Don underwent her sea trials this week. The Dalby Don is the 7th crew transfer vessel from Great Yarmouth builders Alicat Workboats. Colin Palmer, Dalby Offshore CTV Fleet Superintendent, said: “Alicat Workboats have truly pulled out the stops of this fantastic 23m CTV. I have skippered numerous […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Edda Passat, the first Service Operation Vessel (SOV) built in Spain, commenced sea trials earlier this month, after which the vessel will head to Ørsted’s Race Bank offshore wind farm in the UK.