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  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Industry Contribution

    Transition is a fact of life. Be it in your personal circumstances, as a company, but even as an industry. The need to innovate and transition to a new outlook are key in remaining relevant and future-proof. Being future-proof within oil, gas, offshore wind, marine energy and maritime industries means being part of the energy […]

  • 11 November 2011

    MV Ginny Louise will be in UK waters in early December. She will be touring the UK’s East Coast in December starting in Southampton and stopping at Ramsgate, Sheerness, Brightlingsea, Harwich, Felixstowe, Lowestoft, Great Yarmouth, Wells-next-the-Sea and Grimsby. MV Eden Rose due in the UK in January (the second of 10 vessels that TTL plan […]

  • 8 January 2013

    Eden Rose, one of Tidal Transit’s growing fleet of purpose designed vessels for use by companies involved in the planning, development, construction and operation and maintenance of offshore wind farms in the Greater Wash and the southern North Sea, made its maiden visit to the Outer Harbour at Wells-next-the-Sea in North Norfolk on Sunday 6 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 8 September 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The 2MW Floatgen floating wind turbine project has reached another milestone with the installation of the transition piece onto the recently completed concrete floating wind foundation in the Port of Saint-Nazaire, France.

  • 21 January 2015

    After an initial four months working at the Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm, Siemens has already extended its charter contract for Tidal Transit’s Kitty Petra passenger transfer vessel (PTV) from the end of January 2014 to the end of April 2015. Tidal Transit’s Commercial Director Leo Hambro said: “When Kitty Petra and her crew started working […]

  • 20 April 2011
    Training & Education

    Today will see a major step forward in the development of a unique course in Great Yarmouth for the fast growing offshore wind energy sector. A full scale offshore windfarm turbine foundation will be making its way by road across the town to be installed at its new base on Trinity Quay, home of East […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 September 2013
    R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Following successful installation of the large diameter piles, another significant milestone has taken place at the Samsung Offshore Wind Turbine project. Over the last week the steel jacket was lowered into place and the Transition Piece (TP) installed. Both the jacket and TP were fabricated in Glasgow and loaded unto separate barges prior to sea […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Bladt Industries has published a photo of one of the 60 transition pieces that the company will manufacture for the Arkona offshore wind farm. EEW SPC and Bladt are in charge of supplying the foundations for the project, with EEW delivering 60 monopiles and Bladt providing the transition pieces. Both companies started working on the project […]

  • 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 […]

  • 30 May 2013

    The UPTIME gangway allows the crew via a motion compensated gangway to transfer safely from the transport vessel to the turbine. The vessel is free to move with the sea but the gangway is stationary against the tower. The transport vessel may be equipped with propellers or waterjets, with or without DP, catamaran or single […]

  • 19 March 2015

    Always wanted to know how a transition piece for an offshore wind turbine is fabricated? The Belgium-based steel construction specialist, Smulders Group, gives us an insight into the whole process from planning to the finished product. The Smulders Group is an international organization with a total of approximately 800 employees spread over 4 main entities: […]

  • 9 December 2011

     MT Højgaard has awarded Enerpac the contract for the supply of cylinders for the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm (Denmark). The cylinders are used to level the 111 Transition Pieces in the Anholt Offshore Wind Farm. DONG Energy is developing the 400 megawatts wind farm. The Anholt Wind Farm is located in the ‘Kattegat’, near Anholt […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 26 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    In a few days, the first installation vessel for offshore wind turbines, designed and built in Germany, will be undocked at the Sietas shipyard in Hamburg. The completion and handover to the renowned Dutch engineering company Van Oord is scheduled for July 2013. In addition, the insolvent shipyard currently hasn’t got any new contracts. For […]

  • 7 April 2016
    Grid Connection, R&D

    A consortium behind a project called “ENSURE – New Energy Network Structures for the Energy Transition” has been selected by German federal government as one of four Copernicus projects. The consortium, led by the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, consists of core partners E.ON, RWTH Aachen University, TenneT TSO, Siemens and ABB, and 15 other partners. The ENSURE project aims […]

  • 15 November 2017
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    A2Sea’s jack-up vessel Sea Challenger has started installing transition pieces at the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm located off the coast of Germany.