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19 September 2016 Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

Strainstall, a monitoring solutions developer and part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been awarded a contract to provide mooring monitoring for the 30MW Hywind pilot park – the world’s first floating offshore wind farm being developed by Statoil off the coast of Peterhead, Scotland. The site will consist of five, 6MW floating turbines, with […]

27 April 2015 Technology

Strainstall, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has completed the world’s first Intelligent Fender System (IFS) trial with energy companies SSE and RWE at their Greater Gabbard offshore wind farm. The Intelligent Fender System is an in-house developed technology which provides accurate and recordable data to improve safety and increase operational efficiency for vessels and offshore wind […]

22 April 2015 R&D, Technology

Strainstall, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, has been selected to provide a complex monitoring package to support the prototype testing of WaveSub™, a wave power harnessing device from Marine Power Systems (MPS). Phase one of the monitoring solution will apply Strainstall’s complex data acquisition system and expertise in data processing and analytics. The […]

10 February 2015 Technology

Strainstall has installed sensors on to a new ‘Suction Bucket Jacket’ foundation, which is currently being trialled at the Borkum Riffgrund 1 Offshore Wind Farm in Germany. The company, subcontracted by Norwegian Geotechnical Institute (NGI) as part of their Structural and Environmental Monitoring (SEM) solution, installed 126 different sensors from the turbine tower down to the […]

21 May 2014 R&D

Strainstall’s Vessel Motion Monitoring System (VMMS) has been successfully installed on a vessel running trials for the Carbon Trust Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) programme, a joint industry program aiming to reduce the cost of offshore wind by 10% for UK Round 3 sites. The OWA trial focuses on turbine access systems, proving and de-risking design […]

7 October 2013 Technology

Strainstall's Offshore Wind Management System (OWMS™) is an integrated marine management system providing real-time operational data that covers a wide range of offshore wind farm activities – from vessel motion monitoring and crew tracking to turbine structural monitoring and tracking of strategic spares. The system supports operator decision making by providing real-time data from various […]

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 […]

22 January 2013

Strainstall has provided advanced tension monitoring solution for a Cable/Pipe-laying vessel. MAATS Tech Ltd is a specialist ship design organization with expertise in the provision of turnkey carousel systems and associated equipment that are installed in special purpose vessels used for laying flexible pipe, umbilicals and power cables. On such vessels, the cable or pipe […]

3 January 2013 Technology

Strainstall Marine have undertaken a vessel motion monitoring trial on a transfer vessel operating at an offshore wind-farm off the UK's east coast. Strainstall's new Vessel Motion Monitoring System™ (VMMS™) provides accurate motion monitoring for wind turbine transfer vessels to improve safety during transfer operations, as well as impact load measurement combined with a data […]

3 July 2012

Vigor Wave Energy AB has selected Strainstall Marine subsea load shackles to monitor the mooring loads on a prototype of its highly innovative wave energy system. The Vigor Wave Energy Converter harnesses the energy of ocean waves to produce a clean, completely renewable source of electricity. The concept is based on an array of large, flexible […]

23 February 2012 R&D, Technology

As the UK pursues its ambition to achieve 15% of electricity demand from renewable sources by 2020, the planned increased in generation from off-shore wind, wave and tidal devices in the marine environment presents increasing technical challenges in terms of distance to shore, water-depth, local sea. In response to these challenges Strainstall, a member of […]

21 December 2012

On Wednesday 2 January 2013, Fendercare Marine announces the launch of a new division, Fendercare Marine Equipment and Lifting Services, located at their Great Yarmouth base. Fendercare Marine, one of the world’s leading suppliers of marine products and services, opened their energy support base in Great Yarmouth in July 2012, initially providing support to offshore […]

18 September 2012

   Vessel Motion Monitoring System™ (VMMS™) developed to provide accurate motion monitoring, improves safety during vessel transfer operations.  Offers real time impact load measurement combined with additional data logging capability to support health and safety analysis and investigations.  Successful testing has been carried out by Submarine Technology Ltd (STL).  Development that further underscores the commitment […]

14 June 2012

It has been announced today that Fendercare Marine and Strainstall, members of James Fisher and Sons plc, in conjunction with Maritime International have launched two new exciting products – the Eco-Fender™ range and the Vessel Motion Monitoring System™, both specifically targeted to assist in the safe transfer of personnel during offshore wind farm operations.  Vessel […]