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  • 4 October 2019
    Vessels

    China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) has laid the keel for Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT) new semisubmersible wind farm foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift. CMHI is constructing the Ulstein-designed vessel at its facility in Jiangsu under an order it received from OHT in July last year. According to OHT, for the first time the fabricated blocks have come together for assembly in the […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has ordered a new subsea rock installation vessel. Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group Shanghai will build the vessel at its Ningbo yard in China. The vessel will be delivered in 2016. Subsea rock installation is a proven technique for the protection and stabilisation of offshore structures and pipelines. The vessel, which has a DP-3 (dynamic […]

  • 16 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Norway’s OHT has signed a contract with China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) in Jiangsu, China, for the construction of a 48,000 dwt semi-submersible offshore wind farm foundation installation vessel, with options to extend the program with up to three vessels.

  • 4 May 2015
    Vessels

    X-STERN™ has been nominated as one of the top four candidates for the Next Generation Ship Award. The Next Generation Ship Award recognizes achievements in innovative ship designs. The winner will be announced at the Nor-Shipping Opening Conference in June. The X-STERN, having much of the same characteristics as the X-BOW, can stay in position […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Early August saw an initial training session in the North Sea involving Bernhard Schulte Offshore GmbH’s new service operation vessel (SOV) Windea La Cour, chartered out to Siemens Wind Power, and the Northern Rescue 01 offshore rescue helicopter, Northern HeliCopter GmbH reports. The training was focused on the communication between the bridge of the SOV and the […]

  • 16 July 2017

    Offshore WIND’s most read news from 10 to 16 July 2017.

  • 5 March 2017

    GeoSea to Build Large Offshore Wind Farms with New Next-Gen Vessel As of 2019, GeoSea will use a next generation vessel – named Orion – for the construction of the large offshore wind farms, after its mother company DEME placed an order for the 216.5m DP3 installation vessel with COSCO shipyard in China. TenneT Consulting […]

  • 4 October 2011
    R&D

      BMO Offshore announces successful completion of basin testing of the innovative FlexMetMast foundation design based on floating-to-fixed (F2F) technology. The FlexMetMast is designed to deliver bankable data for offshore wind projects with water depths between 20 and 40m. The scale model basin tests, which took place over a period of weeks at Deltares, Delft, […]

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Jumbo has named its new DP2 Heavy Lift Crane Vessel (HLCV) Stella Synergy, after an internal naming competition launched last month.

  • 13 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens has signed a chartering agreement with ship owner Bernhard Schulte for two new service operations vessels (SOV) to be purpose-built for the long-term service and maintenance operations of the Gemini and Sandbank/Dan Tysk offshore wind power plants in the North Sea. Officials from Siemens and Bernhard Schulte together with its offshore wind affiliate WINDEA […]

  • 30 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Reef Subsea has taken the step to restructure its business into two divisions – one being a new division focused on integrated subsea projects and the second a restructure of the Dredging & Excavation division. In the restructure, Reef Subsea Power & Umbilical and Reef Subsea Norway has merged to form the new division, Reef […]

  • 9 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Leif-Arne Langøy has been elected as the new Chairman of the Board of Directors of DNV (Det Norske Veritas). Walter Qvam has been elected as the new Chairman of the DNV Council. In addition, Morten Ulstein has been elected Vice Chairman of the DNV Board. The elections took place at the Council meeting on Wednesday, […]

  • 2 March 2020

    We are bringing you a list of ten most-read articles on the site for the month of February. Haliade X-12 MW Offshore Wind Turbine Has Another Record-Breaking Day The HaliadeX-12 MW offshore wind turbine prototype in the Port of Rotterdam has set a new world record by being the first wind turbine ever to generate […]

  • 15 May 2014

    Preparations for the 7th Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference are well underway. On 28 & 29 October 2014 Amsterdam will again be the place to meet the international offshore community. With visitors from over 60 different countries and a proven track record of steady growth since its foundation in 2008, Offshore Energy is a must attend […]

  • 9 September 2016
    Training & Education

    Over forty-five companies in the shipping and offshore maritime sector are among those who have contributed to the funding for the first ever exhibition in the Netherlands dedicated to the offshore sector, to be housed at The Maritime Museum Rotterdam for the next seven years. Offshore Experience, which will open in mid-December, will provide visitors […]

  • 16 November 2011

    Reef Subsea AS announced that they have signed two five-year charter agreements for two newly-built dynamically positioned subsea construction vessels – Neptune Despina and Neptune Larissa – from Neptune Offshore AS. Simultaneously Neptune Subsea AS, the ship owning company of the vessels, welcomes Reef Subsea as a 25% shareholder. Both vessels have been recently delivered […]

  • 5 October 2015

    The concept of using vessels as hotels, or floatels, accommodation vessels, or recently, SOVs, or whatever name you give them, has been available in the market for a while. With some of the current and more future projects being built further at sea in harsher sea states this concept is now gaining ‘ground’. Not only […]

  • 10 September 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The rising number of purpose-built offshore wind vessels has a direct impact on the costs of offshore wind projects, as the sector is getting more room to use its own fleet instead of deploying vessels from the oil & gas industry, which can be costly if high oil price is driving increased oil & gas […]

  • 4 May 2015

    It was only 4 years ago at Seawork International 2011 that a completely new class of offshore wind farm vessels was defined when a new vessel, 26 metres long with a 10 metres beam, was named Marineco Shamal and handed over to the owner Marineco. So began the class of 26. As this article is […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Technology

    Caterpillar Marine will launch the Cat Propulsion Twin Fin System at the 2014 ITS Hamburg Conference and Exhibition, June 16th – 20th. The Cat Propulsion Twin Fin System is a new diesel-electric solution that saves on fuel and emissions, while improving overall vessel performance. The Twin Fin System protects all of the propulsion mechanical parts […]

  • 30 May 2017

    Acta Marine Our fleet Our versatile fleet delivers services during the whole lifecycle of Offshore Wind Farms. We have more than 40 vessels including: DP2, Walk-to-Work OSV’s; DP multicats; Shoalbusters; crew transfer vessels; survey vessels; barges. Ultra Shallow Draft A substantial part of our fleet is distinguished by vessels with extreme shallow draft whereby we […]