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  • 26 July 2012

    Tidal Transit Commercial Director Leo Hambro was among representatives from the wider community who meet His Royal Highness Prince Andrew, the Duke of York when he visited the Scira Offshore Energy base in Wells-next-the-Sea, Norfolk on 24 July 2012. Scira Offshore Energy will operate the 88 turbine Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind farm once it is […]

  • 16 June 2015

    A second Tidal Transit personnel transfer vessel [PTV], Ginny Louise, has joined its sister vessel Eden Rose at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm situated 8km off the Yorkshire Coast, north of Hull. The two vessels are contracted to Dawson Energy and Siemens, two of the companies delivering contracts to the overall project. The charter […]

  • 16 October 2015

    As a ‘thank you’ to the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm for the continuous employment of Tidal Transit’s vessels, Leo Hambro has commissioned a painting by local artist John Hurst. One or more of Tidal Transit’s personnel transfer vessels have been on charter to the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm for three years. They have played […]

  • 20 June 2013

    It was planned that Tidal Transit’s latest vessel, Tia Elizabeth, would be delivered and formally handed over at Seaworks International 2013 on 25 June 2013. However the delivery of this latest addition to the growing Tidal Transit fleet of innovative offshore wind farm personnel transfer vessels has now been delayed into next month. Ginny Louise […]

  • 4 June 2014

    Kitty Petra, Tidal Transit’s fourth Personnel Transport Vessel (PTV), set sail yesterday from Alicante to make her debut in Southampton on Berth V34 at Seawork International 2014. She will be formally handed over to Tidal Transit by Mercurio Shipyard where she was built, at 3:30 pm on June 10th 2014. To mark the occasion, a reception will […]

  • 10 April 2015

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Tidal Transit’s personnel transfer vessels (PTVs) Katie Louise, Eden Rose and Ginny Louise at the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm.  Ginny Louise and Eden Rose have been in permanent use on the Greater Gabbard and Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farms since their arrival in the UK. Katie Louise was hired last month […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance

    Born from an established business offering day charter fishing trips from Brancaster Staithe, Tidal Transit developed into a crew transfer and marine survey vessel provider predominantly servicing the offshore wind sector. The latest addition to Tidal Transit’s fleet is being developed with SCORE funding which will be used to enable the Tidal Transit team to […]

  • 15 October 2013

    The charter demand for the latest generation of offshore wind farm Personnel Transport Vessels [PTVs] from Tidal Transit Limited has enabled this young North Norfolk company to commission the construction of a fourth vessel with Spanish boat builder Mercurio Plastics. Kitty Petra will be constructed to the same specification as her three sister vessels, and […]

  • 5 November 2013

     Tidal Transit has won a long-term contract for its Ginny Louise, the first of a potential fleet of ten crew transfer vessels. This is a second 18-month contract awarded by Scira Offshore Energy to Tidal Transit. The Ginny Louise will be working alongside her sister vessel Tia Elizabeth servicing the operation and maintenance needs of […]

  • 14 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Norfolk-based Tidal Transit has secured an extension of the charters for its two crew transfer vessels (CTVs), Tia Elizabeth and Kitty Petra, which will continue servicing the 576MW Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm.

  • 16 April 2015

    Tidal Transit’s personnel transfer vessel (PTV) Tia Elizabeth is following its sister vessel, Kitty Petra, to fulfill a contract at Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm off the Welsh coast. While the contract for Kitty Petra ended in September 2014, after which she moved on to the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm, the contract for Tia Elizabeth, due […]

  • 17 June 2013

    Tidal Transit has just celebrated the completion of 10,000 safe passenger transfers from its two personnel transfer vessels to wind turbines situated in the North Sea. The Ginny Louise and Eden Rose sail to the wind farms on most days from either Wells-next-the Sea or Great Yarmouth to transfer wind farm maintenance technicians and their […]

  • 10 June 2015

    Tidal Transit’s windfarm service vessels, Eden Rose, has recently been chartered by Great Yarmouth based Dawson Energy, part of the 3Sun Group, to undertake the first 500 hour service of a number of Siemens wind turbines at the Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm. Situated 8km off the Yorkshire Coast, north of Hull, Westermost Rough Offshore […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Tidal Transit’s crew transfer vessels (CTVs) Ginny Louise and Eden Rose started supporting operation and maintenance works at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm on 27 January, after the UK-based CTV provider signed a charter contract with Ørsted. The two vessels, from Ørsted’s O&M Base in Grimsby, will be deployed on the 35-turbine offshore wind farm until at least March 2020.

  • 7 September 2012

    Tidal Transit Limited has recently created five more seagoing and office-based jobs, which is an indication of the company’s important role in the expansion of Norfolk’s offshore wind industry. Using state-of-the-art vessels, Tidal Transit has contracts with a growing number of offshore wind farm developments in the North Sea to transfer crew from shore to […]

  • 13 November 2014

    The male members of Tidal Transit Limited based in Norfolk are throwing away their razors in support of Movember 2014 – the global campaign to promote awareness of men’s health and well-being. Tidal Transit supplies purpose-designed charter personnel transfer vessels (PTVs) to the offshore wind energy industry, and employs 33 men in various capacities. Commercial […]

  • 24 March 2015

    Tidal Transit has recently received an extension of the contract for its vessel Ginny Louise from Statkraft, the Norwegian company that running the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm. This follows the current extension for its sister vessel, Tia Elizabeth. For almost three years one or more of Tidal Transit’s personnel transfer vessels (PTVs) have been […]

  • 13 September 2013

    Just after Tidal Transit’s third personnel transfer vessel sailed from a shipyard in Cartagena, Spain to Grimsby, it made its maiden voyage this week, writes the Lincolnshire Echo. Namely, the Tia Elizabeth, under a contract with RES Offshore, had sailed from Grimsby with twelve technicians heading for maintenance work on Hornsea met mast, where they […]

  • 9 November 2012

    With apprenticeships and careers in the UK’s rapidly expanding offshore wind industry currently high on the national training agenda, Tidal Transit has been able to take on its first young apprentice. Kerry Crompton, who is from Docking, joined the company three weeks ago to undertake an 18 month apprenticeship in Administration. Her training will be […]

  • 24 February 2016

    The WaveCraft Surface Effect Ship Umoe Firmus arrived in the river harbour at the Port of Great Yarmouth in Norfolk today. Following extensive upgrades and testing, the vessel was handed over to the Tidal Transit crew, who sailed directly from Mandal to Yarmouth. Statkraft has chartered Umoe Firmus to support its O&M operations at the […]

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

    Tidal Transit’s vessel Katie Louise and her crew will work on washing the towers of the 88 wind turbines which make up the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, located between 9-17 miles off the coast of North Norfolk in the Greater Wash. “This is an industry cleaning project of different scale,” said Tidal Transit’s Commercial Director […]

  • 12 May 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    After seven months of working in the North Sea, Tidal Transit’s Kitty Petra personnel transfer vessel (PVT) will be heading west in May 2015 to join her sister vessel Tia Elizabeth working on the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm, which is situated 8 miles off the North Wales coast. Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind […]

  • 28 November 2012

    For the second year running, North Norfolk’s Tidal Transit Limited, which provides state-of-the-art, purpose-designed crew transfer vessels for use by workers on the North Sea’s offshore wind farms, has made the Eastern Daily Press’s Future 50 List. Future 50 is a list of companies that, in the opinion of the judges are the ones to […]

  • 22 March 2013

    Mantsbrite Limited, one of the UK’s leading distributors of electronic marine navigation and communication products, has won the contract to fit out the next Tidal Transit offshore wind farm personnel transfer vessel ‘Tia Elizabeth’. All the navigation and communication equipment for the first two vessels in the Tidal Transit fleet – ‘Ginny Louise’ and ‘Eden […]

  • 29 February 2016

    Tidal Transit’s WaveCraft Surface Effect Ship (SES) Umoe Firmus was handed over to Statkraft today in Wells-next-the-Sea. Statkraft, which is in charge of the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm, chartered the vessel, built at the Umoe Mandal shipyard, to support its O&M operations at the wind farm. The 317MW wind farm is located from 9-17 miles off the coast of […]

  • 27 February 2013

    Tidal Transit Limited has just achieved ISO 14001, the internationally recognised Environmental Management Standard for business. The certification defines controls for any activity that has an effect on the environment, including the use of natural resources, handling and treating of waste and energy consumption. Tidal Transit is a young company, growing in response to the […]