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  • 28 March 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fred. Olsen Ocean has entered into an agreement to acquire a 50% ownership in United Wind Logistics GmbH (UWL) through the contribution of new equity in the amount of EUR 12 million. UWL is a Hamburg-based company offering transport solutions for offshore wind turbine components from manufacturing sites to pre-assembly ports. The company has a […]

  • 12 June 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has chartered United Wind Logistics’ specialized vessel Vestvind to transport the V164-8.0 MW turbine components. The Vestvind has already started delivering turbine components to Belfast for the Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea. “This is yet another milestone for our company, we’re very proud to partner with United Wind Logistics in the […]

  • 29 November 2019

    Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard has launched the first specialized deck carrier, which will be used by MHI Vestas to transport offshore wind turbine components, at its yard in Zhenjiang, China. The 148.5-metre deck carrier, named Boldwind, is the first in a series of two vessels ordered by Germany’s United Wind Logistics, with an option for two additional […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    United Wind Logistics’ new special purpose vessel Vestvind arrived at the Port of Esbjerg today, 7 July, the port reported via social media.

  • 17 June 2020

    Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard has launched the second of the two specialized deck carriers ordered by United Wind Logistics (UWL) and chartered out to MHI Vestas. The 10,000 DWT full electric propulsion deck carrier, MV BraveWind, was launched in Zhenjiang, China, on Monday, 15 June. MV BraveWind’s sister vessel, MV BoldWind, was delivered to UWL back […]

  • 18 June 2017

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  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The German United Wind Logistics (UWL) has selected MAN GenSets engines for its new heavy cargo deck carrier for offshore wind projects, currently being built at the Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard in China. The Chinese shipyard placed an order for two MAN 9L 21/31 and two MAN 6L16/24 GenSets in connection with the construction of the vessel, which […]

  • 11 May 2020

    United Wind Logistics (UWL) has taken delivery of the deck carrier, MV BoldWind, which will shortly start her long-term charter with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. The MV BoldWind will now start her maiden voyage from Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard’s yard in Zhenjiang, China, to Europe. On the maiden voyage, the 148.5-metre vessel will carry wind turbine […]

  • 1 June 2020

    Orion’s Heavy Lift Crane Collapses – Video A heavy-lift crane installed on the offshore installation vessel Orion has collapsed while undergoing load tests at the Liebherr construction yard in Rostock, Germany. Siemens Gamesa Cranks It Up to 15 MW with Offshore Behemoth Siemens Gamesa has launched a new SG 14-222 DD offshore Direct Drive wind […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    At Breakbulk Europe 2014, taking place from May 13 to 15, three BLG LOGISTICS’ divisions – Cargo Logistics, High & Heavy Logistics and WindEnergy Logistics – will be present at the VIA BREMEN joint pavilion. The Neustädter Port, operated by BLG Cargo Logistics, is Europe’s largest breakbulk and heavy cargo terminal, a highly desirable location, […]

  • 21 August 2014
    Business & Finance

    The Rhenus Group is repositioning itself in the logistics business for the offshore wind energy sector: the newly established company Rhenus Offshore Logistics GmbH & Co. KG started work as a central contact point for the industry at the beginning of August. With the help of experienced logistics professionals from Rhenus’ Bremen office, it can […]

  • 26 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Seaway Heavy Lifting signed a contract with Rhenus Logistics to rent warehouse facilities, open storage area and quay-side for 10 years. From 1st March 2014 Seaway Heavy Lifting has its own Offshore yard facilities at Rhenus Logistics on the Maasvlakte in Rotterdam. The yard provides close to 5,000 m2 of covered warehouse, 35,000 m2 of […]

  • 9 May 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    Offshore wind energy is planned to become an important power source in the U.S., as the Government plans to install 54 GW by 2030. The U.S. market would then be four times larger than the German offshore wind market, which was a sufficient reason for BLG LOGISTICS GROUP, an international logistics service provider, to showcase […]

  • 11 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A delegation from Bremen visited New Bedford last week and met with the city’s officials to discuss Bremen’s experience and possible cooperation in the offshore wind logistics branch. The delegation was membered by Jens Eckhoff, president of the Foundation for Offshore Wind Energy; Frank Dreeke, CEO of BLG Logistics; Jonathan Mitchell, Mayor of New Bedford; […]

  • 27 November 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Shipping logistics specialist SeaMar Services has started a vessel agency contract with Seaway Offshore Cables, a company in Subsea 7’s Renewables & Heavy Lifting Business Unit.

  • 28 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    US-based Green Shipping Line and Norwegian/German Kongstein have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide a complete offshore wind farm supply solution in the US. The supply solution will include consultancy services, a US Jones Act compliant shuttle service, as well as development opportunities at several US ports, the companies said. “We are thrilled to be working […]

  • 22 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s heavy lift vessel Svanen has completed the installation of the last foundation at the Burbo Bank Extension project. Van Oord was responsible for the installation of the foundations, supply and installation of the scour protection and provided the logistics of the foundations between the fabrication ports in Germany, Denmark, the United Kingdom and the […]

  • 10 February 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    This year, as part of its new offshore logistics concept, Siemens is scheduled to begin utilizing its first two Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) commissioned specifically for the Butendiek and Baltic II offshore wind projects in Germany. SOVs are a standalone unit featuring enough space for accommodation and storage of spare parts. Gangway systems allow for […]

  • 26 September 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has won the port logistics contract for Vattenfall’s 400MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea.

  • 1 June 2017
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Rhenus Offshore Logistics has started working on its first project out of its new offshore base at the port of Great Yarmouth, carrying out supply runs during the commissioning of the offshore substation at the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm.

  • 30 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The UK-based offshore container provider Cargostore has opened a container depot in the Port of Taichung to support the upcoming offshore wind projects in Taiwan. The company has expanded into Taiwan in partnership with Rhenus Offshore Logistics and Maxlines New Energy & Project Logistics. Cargostore and Rhenus Offshore announced they will open a DNV 2.7-1 CCU […]

  • 23 May 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Water USA has been providing hub logistics services to General Electric (GE) in the Port of Providence, Rhode Island, for the 30 MW Block Island wind farm project since December 2015.  The scope of the services includes heavy lift and storage of turbine components for the first offshore wind farm in the United States, as […]

  • 23 July 2018
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    Portugal’s ASM Industries has signed a EUR 4.5 million investment agreement with an undisclosed institutional investor for ASM Offshore – the company’s offshore wind foundations and towers manufacturing unit.

  • 22 May 2012

    As of 15 May, Martin Huss is employed as new Regional Manager and Managing Director of A2SEA GmbH. Martin will be operating from A2SEA’s Hamburg office, and work with all three A2SEA business units: Installation, Cabling, and Service and Logistics. Lars Kiesewetter, who has been Regional Manager since 2007, will join A2SEA’s growing Ser-vice and […]

  • 28 March 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    DNV GL has launched Twisties, a new joint industry project (JIP) aimed at standardising and improving offshore wind logistics.

  • 30 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

    Rhenus Offshore Logistics has won the tender to provide the supply logistics for TenneT’s BorWin gamma HVDC platform in the German North Sea. Rhenus will be conducting the supply runs using the Eurus Express vessel from the offshore base in the Port of Emden until the end of the project. The company will also be in […]