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  • 6 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Naval architect firm Walker Marine Design (WMD) has signed Rockledge Marine Services as its agent for the U.S. offshore wind market.

  • 19 March 2020

    Mainprize Offshore has placed an order for two wind farm service vessels (WFSVs) with Walker Marine Design. According to Mainprize Offshore, the MO6 and MO7 WFSVs will be built by Shipbuilding Asia, representing the company’s first project with this shipyard. Following the success of the MO5, the vessels follow its design principal but with a […]

  • 19 December 2019

    Manor Renewable Energy’s (MRE) new crew transfer vessel (CTV) Manor Initiative, former MPI Cervantes, is currently undergoing sea trials at the company’s Portland facility. To remind, MRE purchased the CTVs MPI Cervantes, now Manor Initiative, and MPI Cardenio, set to be renamed to Manor Enterprise, earlier this year from Offshore Support Vessels BV with an […]

  • 12 February 2020

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) has launched its new crew transfer vessel (CTV) Manor Initiative, former MPI Cervantes. The vessel underwent refit works at MRE’s Portland base carried out by Manor Marine UK Ltd. Walker Marine Design designed the new section on Manor Initiative. The vessel was extended from 17m to 21m and has been modernized […]

  • 13 November 2018

    Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) Ltd is preparing to construct a second wind farm service vessel (WFSV) at its fabrication and engineering facility in Portland, UK.

  • 3 July 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Manor Renewable Energy has completed the design phase and tank testing of a new 40-metre technician support vessel that the company plans to have built in 2019.

  • 13 March 2020

    Turner Iceni’s new crew transfer vessel (CTV) Iceni Valour will service the Gwynt Y Môr offshore wind farm when the newbuilding enters service next year. The 24-metre CTV is currently under construction at Diverse Marine Ltd’s yard on the Isle of Wight. Iceni Valour has been designed keel up by Walker Marine Design of Southampton […]

  • 21 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Manor Renewable Energy has received a GBP 50,000 grant from the SCORE fund to help design a sister vessel to Manor Venture, currently working for Siemens on the Galloper offshore wind farm. 

  • 6 April 2012

    Wavewalker BV Business Managers’ Jelle Mens and Les Lugg performed the keel-laying ceremony at the Neptune Shipyard in Hardinxveld-Giessendam, the Netherlands. The keel-laying is the first milestone in the construction process. The innovative large walking jack-up barge, WaveWalker 1, is being developed by Fugro and Van Oord to move and operate in rough seas, surf […]

  • 24 October 2012

    Lagendijk Equipment revealed the completion of an order from Van Oord for two electric/ hydraulic cranes to be installed on the innovative walking jack-up barge WaveWalker 1. Van Oord is a leading international contractor in dredging, marine engineering, and offshore oil, gas and wind projects. The first, Lagendijk’s LKB 13.0 / 20.0 – 10.0 Offshore […]

  • 21 January 2020

    Neart na Gaoithe Offshore Wind Ltd. has shared a video showing the WaveWalker 1 walking jack-up barge in action at the project. WaveWalker 1 has been at the Thorntonloch Beach in East Lothian, Scotland, over the last week, exploring the best options for installing the wind farm’s offshore export cable. The nearshore geotechnical survey work […]

  • 13 April 2015

    The port of Eemshaven, on the mouth of the Eems River estuary, is a vast area in the North East of the Netherlands with a huge potential for development. This potential has been recently recognised by Google who have chosen the area to invest hundreds of millions of Euros in building their new data storage […]

  • 8 July 2010
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance
  • 16 January 2012

    “Oceanology International is a unique event; there is nowhere else where such a broad range of providers of technologies and users of technologies and the applications of technology come together,” says the event’s Conference Chairman, Ralph Rayner, Professorial Research Fellow, London School of Economics; and Sector Director, Energy and Environment for the BMT Group. “It […]

  • 6 October 2015
    R&D, Technology

    Mojo Maritime’s marine project planning system, Mermaid, is currently undergoing detailed testing with a number of key clients, as the company aims to launch it towards the end of October 2015. Mermaid, Marine Economic Risk Management Aid, gives companies involved in marine operations a more detailed understanding of the impact of weather and tidal forces […]

  • 21 May 2014

    The innovative walking jack-up platform WaveWalker 1 was presented with the Product and Equipment Innovation Award at the prestigious Ground Engineering (GE) Awards ceremony in London earlier last week (14th May.) The GE Product and Equipment Innovation Award is for a product or item of equipment aimed at the ground engineering or geotechnical market which has […]

  • 21 January 2014

    North Lincolnshire Council has raised its objection to the Associated British Ports’s plan to develop Immingham Western Deepwater Jetty (IWDJ), writes the Grimsby Telegraph. ABP is planning to develop IWDJ on land, previously earmarked for the development of the £450-million Able Marine Energy Park, which could create around 4,000 jobs at North Killingholme. Marcus Walker, […]

  • 7 December 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology

    Jan De Nul Group is now licenced for the use of Mojo Maritime’s Mermaid®, which will help the offshore construction company to better assess weather risk for offshore operations. Mermaid allows users to realistically simulate marine operations to uncover the risks and identify critical operations before going offshore. Rich Walker, Senior Marine Operations Analyst at Mojo Maritime […]

  • 27 July 2014

    Ballast Nedam Completes Monopile Installation at Butendiek Today, Tuesday 22nd July 2014, Ballast Nedam Offshore installed the 80th and last monopile at the Butendiek Offshore Wind Farm in the German sector of the North Sea. Two Executives Leave Siemens Siemens Wind Power has been shaken up by two senior executives’ resignations. Siemens Erects Fourth Substation […]

  • 6 May 2012

    Gardline and sister company Alicat workboats will be exhibiting at the Seawork 2012. Gardline will be on stand B177 and Alicat on stand B47. Alicat will be showcasing its latest catamaran at V31. The exhibition takes place in the Canary Islands Fruit Terminal, 103-104 Herbert Walker Avenue, ABP Southampton, Hampshire, SO15 1HJ on Tuesday 22 […]

  • 13 June 2012

    David Walker (56) has been appointed Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of DNV KEMA. He joins from the position of Chief Strategy Officer for the DNV Group.  CEO of DNV Group and Chairman of the N.V. KEMA Supervisory Board, Henrik O. Madsen: “David Walker has more than 30 years of international experience covering the entire energy […]

  • 30 May 2012

    WSP has been appointed by RenewableUK to develop a set of guiding principles for undertaking Cumulative Impact Assessments for offshore wind farms in the UK. We tendered for this study as part of a consortium including: ABPmer, Oxford Brookes Impact Assessment Group, ERI and Levett Therivel. The consortium offers extensive experience in offshore wind farm […]

  • 2 November 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D

    Australia’s Macquarie Capital and Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs signed a Memorandum of Understanding which will see the Sydney-based company invest around USD 792 million in offshore wind projects in Taiwan over the next three years, the company’s chairman John Walker said in an interview with Taiwan’s Central News Agency. Taiwan’s renewable energy drive is the biggest business […]

  • 24 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Mojo Maritime has added a new feature to its marine operations planning and weather risk analysis tool, Mermaid, allowing it to address technical breakdown on marine operations. Mojo Maritime, a subsidiary of James Fisher and Sons, says that Mermaid now allows the modelling of the breakdown of critical components and their repair process, in a predictable and deterministic […]

  • 24 July 2014

    WaveWalker 1 is currently preparing to depart Portland, UK and will soon be heading to Holland to commence the mobilisation for her next exciting project. The innovative walking jack up barge has been chartered as part of the construction of the Gemini wind park which will be built 60 kilometres from the coast of the […]

  • 6 March 2012

    Pharos Offshore Group Ltd is speaking at the Subsea Power Cables Conference being held on 25th-25th April in London. Pharos Offshore Group CEO Phil Walker will be discussing the use of a Burial Protection Index with subsea cables. Established in 2009 but incorporating companies that have been operating since 2003, the Pharos Offshore Group Ltd […]