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  • 15 June 2015

    Acta Marine’s Coastal Chariot will soon install the floating BlueTec platform, south of the island of Texel in The Netherlands. Acta Marine has coincided the installation process with Van Oord Offshore. In June, the Coastal Chariot will tow and hook-up the platform. The DP1 Ultra Shallow Draft Multipurpose Support Vessel will then attach it to the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Business & Finance

    Esvagt CEO Søren Nørgaard Thomsen has left the company to become the CEO of Blue Water Shipping, where he will replace the company’s founder and CEO Kurt Skov. 

  • 23 July 2018
    Environment, Ports & Logistics, R&D, Technology

    At Maasvlakte 2 in the Port of Rotterdam, Fistuca is currently testing the BLUE Piling technology for driving the foundation piles of offshore wind turbines into the seabed. 

  • 18 March 2020
    R&D, Technology

    After being fully assembled onshore, the scaled-down version of the BlueSATH floating wind turbine prototype has been lowered into water, Saitec Offshore Technologies said. The BlueSATH (Swinging Around Twin Hull) prototype is now ready to be transported to the installation site off Santander, Spain. Following the installation, this 1:6 version of the BlueSATH turbine will […]

  • 29 October 2012

    On the 17th and 18th October Niels Tolstrup and Jacob Kjærgaard from Blue Water Shipping visited Belfast office and inspected the finished D1 area that is to be used for the handling and shipping of foundations and turbines for the West of Duddon Sands offshore wind project in the Irish Sea. “D1 was handed over […]

  • 2 December 2011

    Blue Offshore, a specialist subsea construction contractor, have today announced that they have reached financial close on 28 October 2011 with ABN AMRO Bank N.V. The purpose of the financing is the manufacturing of their most recent cable installation system with delivery by 1st Quarter of 2012. Blue Offshore assist their customers with innovative standalone […]

  • 22 February 2012

    Blue Water Shipping opens a new Danish office in Rodby on the island of Lolland primarily due to activities in connection with the Fehmarn Belt Fixed Link between Denmark and Germany. Blue Water Shipping opens its 14th Danish office. This time, Blue Water Shipping establishes an office with primary focus on transport and logistics solutions […]

  • 20 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Blue Water has handled the logistics and transport of the world’s largest wind turbine – the V164 8MW produced by Vestas. The assignment was to handle four sea freight transports from Aalborg, Lindoe and Southampton in connection with the installation of the test turbine. The first transport in the project included the very large and […]

  • 24 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    2012 will – irrespective of the pace of the development in the company – always be a historic year for the transport and logistics company Blue Water Shipping which celebrated its 40th anniversary. But there were plenty of other things to be happy about for the company’s staff and clients in a year with a […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    For three years, Blue Water Shipping has been working on several interesting assignments during the construction of Denmark’s largest wind farm – Anholt Offshore Wind Farm – which opened in September. More than 3.000 people have been working on site during the project phase, and over 100 ships have been involved. Thus, the coordination and […]

  • 5 June 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    As of 1 January 2015, Blue Water Shipping (BWS) will take over the daily operation as well as sales and marketing responsibility for the private Port of Bandholm on the island of Lolland in Denmark. ”We believe that the combination of Blue Water Shipping and Knuthenborg/Bandholm port is perfect. Our strong, local and regional port […]

  • 2 March 2011

    Blue Offshore and Caley Ocean Systems have signed a letter of intent for the construction of world’s largest carousel. The installation system will consist of an uniquely adaptable modular turntable system, loading arm assembly, tensioners, trackways and associated equipment. The 9,000 tonnes of carrying capacity in its full 32m configuration will make the turntable by […]

  • 17 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    On March 15, Pacific Power began accepting  applications for the Blue Sky program, which refers to community renewable energy projects that need funding. Deadline for submitting applications is June 15. The eligible projects must be locally owned and within Pacific Power’s service area. They also must have a generating capacity of less than 10 MW. […]

  • 9 February 2017

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

  • 8 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Blue Water loaded the last component from the Port of Esbjerg to the German wind farm Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm which is located in the North Sea. The turbines were installed by the experienced Norwegian company Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, who looks back on a positive project. “The cooperation with Blue Water has been excellent and […]

  • 29 June 2016
    Grid Connection, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Blue Water Shipping and A2SEA have completed the loading, transportation and installation of three transformer units at the 400MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm in the Danish part of the North Sea. Blue Water loaded the three transformer units onto A2SEA’s installation vessel, Sea Installer, in the Port of Esbjerg last week. The units had […]

  • 13 May 2014
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    The EU has presented an action plan to help make better, responsible use of Europe’s ocean resources. With two thirds of the planet covered by water, the sea’s resources can help to meet food, medicine and energy needs. The “blue economy” could also contribute to sustainable growth. The Commission identifies a number of hurdles to […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Blue Water Shipping will be attending the Husum WindEnergy event. “Husum is traditionally a very good exhibition joining the industry for a wonderfull week of network and knowledge sharing. It is of course also a very good opportunity for Blue Water to present both our recently opened office in Hamburg and our new segment for […]

  • 5 February 2013

    Blue Offshore will attend the Subsea UK’s flagship event, taking place at the AECC in Aberdeen 6-7th February 2013. They will be at the Flowline’s stand located at C122. Blue Offshore will showcase their latest developments, such as the flexible, modular basket carousel with variable cable carrying capacities. [mappress] Press release, February 05, 2013; Image: […]

  • 12 September 2012

    In the coming years, the number of offshore wind farms is to expand significantly on a global scale. Having gained strong competence in and knowledge of wind turbines worldwide, Blue Water Shipping is now ready with a new service for the wind industry: the transport of foundations for offshore wind turbines, so-called mono-piles and tripods, […]

  • 19 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Swire Blue Ocean A/S has signed a key contract with an EPCI contractor, Van Oord Offshore Wind Projects bv and will provide a wind farm installation vessel to work together with Van Oord’s own wind farm transport and installation vessel Aeolus on the installation of the 150 foundations and wind turbine generators on the Gemini […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 April 2011

      Blue Offshore announced today the appointment of Stijn Folkers to the role of Commercial Director. Folkers will be responsible for the management of Blue Offshore’s Commercial Departments. Folkers has a strong background in the offshore industry. He served most recently as Manager of Contracts at Seaway Heavy Lifting, where he was responsible for negotiating […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Blue Tern has been contracted to finish installing the remaining eleven Senvion 6.2M152 turbines on the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II) in the German North Sea. Blue Tern will replace Jan De Nul’s Taillevent on TWB II as this jack-up is reportedly on its way to start a project […]

  • 5 December 2011
    Grid Connection

    Blue Offshore, a specialist subsea construction contractor, have today announced that they have reached agreement to use the former Swan Hunter shipyard facilities at Wallsend, Newcastle-upon-Tyne (UK), for assembly and construction of their cable installation system. Blue Offshore will operate the facility by arrangement with North Tyneside Council. The agreement has started with preparation works […]