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  • 22 October 2013

    Umoe Mandal AS has signed contract for the first UM Wave Craft – the next generation offshore wind service vessel. Customer is Umoe AS. The vessel will be delivered January 2015. The vessel concept is entirely developed by Umoe Mandal. It is based on the same Surface Effect Ship technology that has brought the Oksøy- […]

  • 23 May 2013

    The Surface Effect Ship (SES) – Offshore Service Vessel concept from Umoe Mandal (Stand R11 at Seawork 2013) is part of the next generation of offshore wind farm service vessels. The SES is lifted by an air cushion enclosed by side hulls and flexible rubber sealing aft and in the bow. By utilising this air […]

  • 26 April 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Norway’s Umoe Mandal has launched its WAVECRAFT Voyager series of high-speed, all-composite service vessels designed to offer fast crew transport and provide an alternative to using helicopters on far offshore installations.

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Umoe Wind AS, which owns the first Wave Craft vessel currently under construction at Umoe Mandal AS, has entered into an 8-month contract with DONG Energy on July 17, which would begin in March 2015. The charter includes a possible extension of up to 12 months. The vessel will be operating on the Borkum Riffgrund […]

  • 9 January 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Ørsted is testing a Surface Effect Ship, a hybrid crew transfer vessel (CTV) between a hovercraft and a catamaran, on the route from Esbjerg Port to the Horns Rev 2 offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea, Umoe Mandal said.

  • 27 February 2015

    The first Wave Craft vessel has been christened and is now undergoing sea trials outside the yard in Mandal. Owned by Umoe Wind and built by Umoe Mandal, the vessel, Umoe Ventus, was christened by CEO Jens Ulltveit- Moe’s wife earlier this month. If everything goes as planned, the vessels will head out to Dong […]

  • 17 June 2015

    Today, the Carbon Trust hosted the first UK demonstration of a new vessel designed to reach offshore wind farms more cheaply and easily. The Wave Craft, developed by Norwegian shipbuilder Umoe Mandal with support from the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), was put through its paces at Seawork International 2015 in Southampton. Umoe Mandal’s […]

  • 25 September 2015

    Norwegian vessel operator Umoe Mandal has purchased six External Panorama Pantograph heavy duty windscreen wipers from UK based DuroWipers to equip a newbuild Surface Effect Ship (SES). Recently, Statkraft signed an initial six-month charter agreement for the new WaveCraft vessel, the Umoe Firmus, to transport its O&M turbine technicians to and from the Sheringham Shoal offshore […]

  • 3 September 2015

    Tidal Transit Limited has entered into a Ship Management contract with Umoe Unda to be the UK operator of their Surface Effect Ship. Umoe Firmus is a WaveCraft, which uses an air cushion between its catamaran hulls to lift 80% of the vessel out of the water. The small draught that this creates provides the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 June 2015

    Yesterday, the Carbon Trust hosted the first UK demonstration of the Wave Craft vessel Umoe Ventus at Seawork International 2015 in Southampton. The new vessel, developed by Umoe Mandal with support from the Carbon Trust’s Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA), is a surface effect ship (SES), using an air cushion to lift 80 percent of the vessel and ensuring that only a small part […]

  • 22 August 2017

    Umoe Rapid has completed its first charter at world’s first floating wind farm, the 30MW Hywind Scotland Pilot Park, and at the 402MW Dudgeon offshore wind farm for Statoil.

  • 13 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Wavecraft’s crew transfer vessel (CTV) Umoe Rapid has won a 12-month charter to provide crew and cargo transfer during turbine installation work at an offshore wind farm in Germany.

  • 24 December 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    The Norwegian Export Credit Guarantee Agency (GIEK) has issued a buyer credit guarantee for the new WaveCraft Surface Effect Ship Umoe Firmus, constructed at Umoe Mandal shipyard. GIEK has guaranteed for loan issued by Export Credit Norway corresponding to 70 percent of the loan amount, while DNB has guaranteed for the last 30 percent. Umoe Firmus, […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Norwegian shipbuilder Umoe Mandal placed the new WaveCraft Surface Effect Ship Umoe Firmus into the water for the first time on 16 November 2015, keeping the vessel on schedule to arrive in the UK in mid-January 2016. Umoe Firmus is to be operated by Tidal Transit Limited, which has an initial charter contract in place, with a […]

  • 19 August 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Vessels

    A report resulting from the G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association (G9)’s first Safe by Design workshop is now available. The report explores a number of key topics associated with the transfer of personnel from a Crew Transfer Vessel to a transition piece via the traditional push on method (including design of the transfer […]

  • 13 March 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Grant scheme Supply Chain Innovation for Offshore Renewable Energy (SCORE) has named the first three East Anglian SMEs to bag funding. North-Norfolk based offshore wind farm specialist Tidal Transit will pocket £48,000 from the grant programme to back the development of the latest addition to its fleet. The vessel is being developed in collaboration with […]

  • 30 October 2012
    Business & Finance, R&D

    A boat with suspension inspired by Paris Dakar-winning rally cars that can remain stable and a ‘seahorse’ vessel consisting of a towering keel that minimises movements in the ocean swell are two of the six innovative concepts that will receive further funding from the Carbon Trust’s Offshore wind Accelerator (OWA), its flagship collaborative RD&D programme. […]

  • 25 October 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The main focus of the OWIM Conference this year was cost reduction in offshore wind installation and maintenance, which would eventually lead toward cheaper electricity generated from offshore wind resources. Two sessions were held under the title Bringing Down LCOE (Levelised Cost of Energy), discussing lessons learned in foundation, turbine and cable installation, as well […]

  • 19 September 2011
    Business & Finance

      A boat with suspension, a giant robotic arm and a vessel resembling a seahorse are just three of the innovative concepts shortlisted by the Carbon Trust as part of a competition to solve the problem of transferring engineers and equipment safely on to wind turbines as far as 300km offshore in wave heights up […]

  • 18 June 2013

    Cost reduction is the number one priority for the offshore wind industry and operations and maintenance (O&M), representing about a quarter of overall costs, is a significant opportunity for delivering savings. As wind farms get bigger and are built further from shore, in harsher met ocean conditions, the challenge of undertaking O&M will become even greater. To illustrate this challenge, if today’s […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    Subsea IMR provider N-Sea has developed Magsense, a vertical gradiometer array said to be specifically designed for highly accurate Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) campaigns.

  • 12 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    World Marine Offshore has been awarded management of Wavecraft high-performance crew transfer vessels (CTVs) Umoe Firmus and Umoe Rapid by Norwegian Umoe Wind.

  • 28 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    K2 Management has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Taean Wind Power and Dohwa Engineering for the Taean offshore wind farm in South Korea. K2 Management will work as the owner’s engineer and consult on the financing and construction of the offshore wind project located in the Yellow Sea. The company has also entered a service contract […]

  • 30 January 2015

    I C Brindle & Co. Ltd, a marine safety specialist, has published its new Workboat Code Training Manual meeting the requirements of the UK Workboat Code 2014 which came into effect on 1st January 2015. The manual is to provide crew members with information about the purpose and use of all life-saving appliances carried on board, the meaning of […]