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  • 17 February 2017

    Year: 1979 Type:  Ro-Ro Passenger Ship Length (m):  141.70m Classification:   Deck Area (m2):   Max. Load (t):   Crane:  1 x 3.5t SWL Engines:  2 x CPP 4 x 4400kW MAN 8L 40/45 Total 4 Propulsion:  1 x CPP 1410kW / 1 x FFP 5990 Fuel Load (l):   Sleeping Berths:  

  • 9 February 2017
    Technology

    Blue Water Shipping has recently completed the transportation of three of the world’s largest wind turbine blades from Esbjerg, Denmark to Bremerhaven, Germany.

  • 9 February 2017
    Authorities, Business & Finance, R&D, Training & Education

    The European Commission has published a call for proposals to implement the first phase of the Blueprint for sectorial cooperation on skills throughout the maritime technology industries, including offshore wind.

  • 3 February 2017
    Ports & Logistics, R&D

    Blue Abyss, a GBP 65 million subsea, Space and life science training, research and testing centre designed by Robin Partington and planned to be operational by the end of the next year, will incorporate the world’s biggest training pool.

  • 27 January 2017
    Technology

    The first segments for the BLUE Hammer by Fistuca BV, which Sif is manufacturing in collaboration with Huisman, are ready at Sif’s Maasvlakte 2 facility. The hammer will be the world’s largest pile-driver hammer, being specially designed to drive the largest monopiles in the world. BLUE Piling Technology is an alternative to current pile-driving technology […]

  • 25 January 2017
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Denmark’s Blue Water Shipping and Germany’s Bremer Reederei E&B (BREB) have formed a shipping and transport joint venture with the main focus on servicing the wind turbine industry in Germany. The range of services at the newly established Blue Water BREB GmbH will include port agency, stevedoring, loading, discharging, storage and transport. BREB has been active in […]

  • 13 January 2017
    Business & Finance

    Danish offshore steel structures manufacturer Bladt Industries has signed a five-year contract with compatriot Blue Water Shipping for all internal heavy load transports at Bladt’s Lindø facilities.  “We will handle the internal transports for Bladt by SPMT and flatbed truck. The cargo consists of different types of components weighing up to several hundred tons. We enjoy a good […]

  • 13 December 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    Buss Orange Blue Terminal and Senvion have signed an agreement for the Nordsee One offshore wind farm, under which Buss will take care of planning, transport and interim storage on the terminal premises to pre-assembly and subsequent delivery of the components to the quayside. From February 2017, a total of 378 main components, comprising 61.5-metre long […]

  • 16 September 2016
    Authorities

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced the release of the New York State Offshore Wind Blueprint that creates a framework for the development of wind energy generation off the coast of New York through a comprehensive Offshore Wind Master Plan. The Blueprint has been developed by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) as part of the […]

  • 14 September 2016

    Zensor, a Belgium-based provider of monitoring packages for offshore wind support structures, won the Rising Blue Star of the Year award at the first edition of the Blue Economy Business Awards. The ceremony was held as part of the first Blue Economy Business & Science Forum at the International Maritime Museum of Hamburg. Zensor provides condition monitoring systems for the foundation […]

  • 22 August 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    Danish engineering, design and management consultancy, Ramboll, improved its financial results in the first half of 2016 largely due to a solid performance in the company’s Nordic business units and in the global energy business unit which helped offset adverse conditions in the oil & gas related markets. The company’s gross revenue of DKK 5.4 billion (EUR 727 million) was […]

  • 2 August 2016
    Authorities, Environment, Grid Connection

    The New York State Public Service Commission has approved New York’s Clean Energy Standard which requires 50 percent of the state’s electricity to come from renewable energy sources like wind and solar by 2030. In its initial phase, utilities and other energy suppliers will be required to procure and phase in new renewable power resources starting with […]

  • 8 June 2016
    Vessels

    Swire Blue Ocean has signed a contract with Siemens to provide a wind farm installation vessel for the installation of 84 Siemens 7MW wind turbines at the Beatrice offshore wind farm. The company said the latest contract adds to the pipeline of projects that it has secured for its fleet of wind farm installation vessels, namely Pacific Osprey […]

  • 31 May 2016

    Blue Barrel Supply has secured an agency agreement with RSC Bio Solutions for the distribution of biodegradable products for the offshore energy industry in the North Sea.  RSC Bio Solutions has been developing readily ultra-high performing biodegradable oils in the U.S. for many years. By teaming up with the Dutch company, its environmental-friendly lubricants for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 12 May 2016

    Written by Shiva Polefka, Policy Analyst for the Center for American Progress’ Ocean Policy program.  The thin coastal fringe of the United States comprises a tiny proportion of the nation’s total land area but supports a huge share of its business. Coastal and Great Lakes counties alone—just 10 percent of U.S. land area, excluding Alaska—generated more […]

  • 19 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Danish shipping company Blue Water Shipping (BWS) has won a contract to handle and transport jackets and piles constructed for the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German sector of the Baltic Sea. The wind farm comprises 70 turbines with four-legged jackets fastened to the seabed with four piles. 41 of the jackets were produced at […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Technology

    Dutch research institute TNO has measured underwater noise levels during pile driving trials conducted by Fistuca on a testpile, during which BLUE Hammer device demonstrated that very low noise levels can be achieved. All underwater sound levels measured during these tests were far below the most stringent industry limits that currently apply (in German waters), […]

  • 16 December 2015

    Blue Water Shipping has signed a five-year terminal contract covering all logistics on Bilfinger Mars Offshore’s new fabrication site n Szczecin, Poland, including operation of a state-of-the-art gantry crane, handling of components and stevedoring. Bilfinger Mars Offshore, which provides offshore foundations to the wind industry, will use the site in Szczecin for serial production of […]

  • 7 December 2015

    Blue Water Shipping has handled the transport of four gigantic wind turbine towers on their way to Osterild, where the Danish test centre for wind turbines is located.  The tower sections weigh up to 190 tons each and have a diameter of nearly seven metres. The fourth transport was completed in October when the latest turbine […]

  • 18 November 2015
    Business & Finance, R&D, Technology

    The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) today plays host to panelists who are discussing business models to provide wind energy directly to corporate clients. The session, titled Wind Energy Turning Blue Chip Companies Green, is organized as part of EWEA’a annual conference held in Paris this year, and will be moderated by Dominique Pialot of […]

  • 27 October 2015

    Blue Water has recently participated in a panel discussion at a pre-event to the AWEA conference and exhibition (American Wind Energy Association) and also participated at AWEA. The company was invited due to its experience in offshore wind, especially in Europe. “This was a good chance for us to talk to other players within the industry and discuss optimization […]

  • 13 October 2015

    Blue Water France was invited to participate in a panel discussion at MRE (Marine Renewable Energy) conference in Le Havre. The topic of discussion was: Are the port and logistics operators ready? Blue Water gave input on the challenges ahead and complimented the ports for the investments already made. It is the first time that […]

  • 13 October 2015
    Technology

    The BlueTEC Texel Tidal partnership is now planning the installation of a second, larger turbine following the successful first months of operating the BlueTEC tidal energy platform.  “Getting the platform from the drawing board to a grid-connected operating reality in just 6 months is amazing,” says Allard van Hoeken, Head of New Energy at Bluewater Energy […]

  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    A new financial modelling and analytics software tool for the renewable energy sector was licensed this week by University College Cork to spin out company, Exceedence Ltd. The company, founded and led by Dr. Ray Alcorn, will now bring to market the Exceedence FINANCE solution developed by software engineers, financial analysts, industry specialists and researchers […]

  • 20 August 2015

    In the German part of the North Sea, Bilfinger is installing 72 foundations for the Sandbank Wind Farm. Blue Water’s stevedore department in Esbjerg is responsible for the loading operations. The foundations, consisting of a monopile and a transition piece, are transported to Esbjerg on Bilfinger’s barges and picked up again by the installation vessel Pacific […]