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Ulstein Verft has contracted Uptime International to deliver its 30m access solution for the new service operation vessel (SOV) that will operate at the Merkur offshore wind farm in Germany.
Uptime International has entered into a contract with Turkey's Cemre Marin Endüstri A.S. for delivery of a full Uptime access solution.
Norway's Uptime International has entered into a contract with Damen Shipyards Group for delivery of an Uptime access solution for the Bibby WaveMaster 1, the Dutch shipbuilder's first service operations vessel (SOV) currently under construction in Galati, Romania, for Bibby Marine Services. The delivery consists of an Uptime motion compensated gangway and an adjustable pedestal. The […]
Uptime International has entered into a contract with the Spanish yard Astilleros Gondan for delivery of one active motion compensated gangway with an adjustable pedestal included, to be fitted on a newbuild Service Operation Vessel (SOV). The new vessel with the Uptime AMC gangway can accommodate up to 40 wind turbine service technicians in addition to 20 vessel […]
The young offshore wind energy sector is making a far greater use of vessels than the older oil and gas sector ever did. Following the self-elevating crane vessels, or selfpropelled jack platforms with cranes, or Wind Turbine Installation Vessels (WTIVs), this sector has taken the lead in the development of a second innovative vessel, namely the walk to work vessel. There are people […]
Uptime International has entered into three new contracts for motion compensated gangways during summertime. One of the involved companies in this transactions is the Dutch company C-bed. C-bed will mount the gangway inclusive a stepless adjustable pedestal on their new build accommodation vessel “M/S Wind Innovation” which is customized to operate as walk to work […]
Due to growing demand for wind energy optimisation projects in the UK, Uptime Engineering has established a new base in Bristol, led by Staffan Lindahl. Lindahl has been working in the wind industry for nearly 10 years in the field of performance analysis and asset optimisation. He will coordinate projects working together with a team […]
Uptime International has entered into contract with Ulstein Verft AS for delivery of two active motion compensated gangways. The walk to work systems will be mounted during first half of 2016 on two new built wind turbine service operation vessels (SOV) ordered by Bernhard Schulte and their affiliate Windea Offshore. This is the first dedicated […]
Uptime International has entered into contract with ESVAGT AS for the delivery of an active motion compensated gangway including an adjustable pedestal. The walk-to-work system will be mounted during early 2016 on their wind turbine service operation vessel (SOV). This is the first dedicated wind farm vessel with an adjustable pedestal, which enables the walk-to-work […]
Uptime 23,4m AMC gangway has been used during operation at the Borkum West offshore wind farm. To access Borkum West's wind turbines and substation, the 3-axis compensated UPTIME gangway was attached on the Island Crown vessel from Island Offshore. The gangway is 23,4m long and has a height adjustable pedestal. This access system allows the […]
Bibby Marine Services and MHI Vestas have signed a charter agreement for the Bibby WaveMaster 1 covering the 2018/2019 winter period.
The UK National Workboat Association (NWA) is launching a campaign to combat crewmember fatigue on offshore energy support vessels (OESVs).
The Service Operation Vessel (SOV) Edda Mistral has left the Ria del Eo, Spain, to head towards the Port of Gijón where the vessel will complete her sea trials over the next weeks.
Damen Shipyards has signed a contract with SMST for the delivery of an access and cargo tower and 3D motion compensated crane for Bibby Marine Services' second WaveMaster service operations vessel (SOV) currently being built at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania.
Principle Power has joined a project led by German turbine manufacturer Senvion to develop the Next Generation 10+MW rated, Robust, Reliable and Large Offshore Wind Energy Converters for Clean, Low Cost and Competitive Electricity (ReaLCoE).
James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has been appointed by London Array to deliver Balance of Plant (BoP) Operations and Maintenance (O&M) services covering the wind farm’s next five years of operation.
The partners of the Iberdrola-led ROMEO project have created Work Package 7, designed to test concepts/tools integrated into O&M information management systems in a real operational environment of the Teesside, Wikinger and East Anglia ONE offshore wind farms. The WP7 will include all the necessary testing to verify the diverse functionality associated with the data […]
Bibby WaveMaster 1 has completed its first charter with James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) at the Galloper offshore wind farm and is now preparing to work for Total in the oil and gas sector, starting on 5 April.
Østensjø Rederi's Service Operations Vessel (SOV) Edda Passat will depart for Ørsted’s Race Bank offshore wind farm in the UK at the end of this week, after the owner took delivery of the vessel from Astilleros Gondán today, 27 February.
Edda Passat, the first Service Operation Vessel (SOV) built in Spain, commenced sea trials earlier this month, after which the vessel will head to Ørsted's Race Bank offshore wind farm in the UK.
Acta Marine has ordered a new walk-to-work (W2W) construction support vessel (CSV) optimized for use in the offshore wind industry from Ulstein.
Offshore Turbine Services Limited OTS’ operations base is in Brixham in Devon. Since 2012, they have launched seven vessels all of which are 18.5 resin infused catamarans with Rolls Royce jets. These vessels are very economical to run and produce much lower CO2 emissions in comparison to even small aluminium CTVs. They have a shallow draft and can be used close inshore whilst […]
Senvion plans to launch a prototype of the 10MW+ offshore wind turbine by late 2019 or early 2020, Jörg Philp, Head of Sales Offshore at Senvion, said.
Offshore support vessel (OSV) Windea La Cour has completed repair and modification works at Niestern Sander Ship Repair in Delfzijl, the Netherlands, prior to returning to the Gemini offshore wind farm.
Ecofys WTTS will assist the Netherlands Enterprise Agency (RVO.nl) in performing a data quality review on the Hollandse Kust (noord) metocean measurement campaign.
James Fisher Marine Services, main offshore marine services contractor for the Galloper project, has chartered the new Bibby WaveMaster 1 service operations vessel (SOV) to support the commissioning works on the wind farm.