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  • 10 July 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Bluestream Offshore has been awarded the Dutch Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) Clearance Certificate by TÜV Netherlands, the company announced via social media. “The development of numerous, mainly offshore, wind projects which are often planned on relatively near shore locations, see project developers facing uncharted territory with a high possibility of Unexploded Ordnance,” Bluestream says on its website. […]

  • 9 July 2015
    Vessels

    Blue Water Shipping Brest has assisted French company Sabella SAS with installing their D10 tidal turbine on the seabed off Ushant Island, which is located 30 kilometers off the western tip of Bretagne, France. The installation of the tidal turbine took place during May and June and Blue Water Brest assisted Sabella on the full […]

  • 15 June 2015
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 3 June 2015
    Business & Finance

    The significant growth continues for Blue Water Shipping, the company announced today, reporting that annual accounts for 2014 show an 11 per cent increase in turnover and an increase of 80 per cent on the bottom line compared to 2013. The total turnover for 2014 was DKK 4,980 bn (EUR 669 million). The company said: “We are in particular […]

  • 28 May 2015
    Business & Finance

    Following the recent news about Siemens 7MW turbine being installed in Østerild for field testing, Blue Water Shipping reported that it had been in charge of the loading, shipping and discharging of the new turbine. The company handled nearly 420 tons of cargo with the largest unit weighing 155 tons. The units were discharged by combining the lifting capacity of […]

  • 28 April 2015

    The Dutch Energy Agreement can be successful only if the industry, government and researchers active in the field of offshore wind energy and energy production from water work together, Marine Renewable Energy Symposium at Deltares stressed. Acting on the principle ‘dare to share knowledge’, Deltares teamed up with MARIN and TKI Wind op Zee to […]

  • 21 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Ports & Logistics

    The Port of Oostende organised the BEPPo (Blue Energy Production in Ports) closing conference “Ports as hubs for marine renewable energy projects” at the Greenbridge Incubator centre. BEPPo is a transnational collaborative project between public and private organisations from Belgium, Denmark, Scotland and Norway, 50% co-funded by European Regional Development Funds (ERDF) within the Interreg […]

  • 10 April 2015
    Technology

    The first BlueTEC Tidal Energy platform was formally named by the Mayor of Texel, the Netherlands yesterday. The floating platform, which holds tidal turbines below the sea surface, will soon be positioned near the island of Texel – supplying clean electricity to the Dutch grid. This first BlueTEC will serve as a demonstration platform targeted […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Technology

    Niron Staal held an international press day for the Bluetec Texel Tidal Energy project last Friday. The 200kW Texel platform is a scaled-down demonstration version of BlueTec, which is designed to be installed anywhere in the world and provide power in remote areas and small islands, replacing diesel generators. Head of New Energy at Bluewater […]

  • 19 March 2015
    Technology

    Allard van Hoeken, Head of New Energy at Bluewater Energy Services, has been elected Engineer of the Year. The Prince Friso Engineers Prize at the University of Twente was handed to Van Hoeken by Martin van Pernis, President of the Royal Institute of Engineers (KIVI), in the presence of Princess Beatrix and Princess Mabel. The Institute […]

  • 17 March 2015
    Business & Finance

    JV Baltic II Foundations (joint venture between Hochtief and GeoSea) and Blue Water Shipping have cooperated on the project of shipping 41 jacket foundations from Lindo to the Baltic II wind farm in the Baltic Sea. During the project period from the summer of 2014 until January 2015, JV Baltic II Foundations was offered office […]

  • 9 March 2015
    Technology

    Naming ceremony for the first BlueTec tidal platform will be held on April 9 in Den Helder, the Netherlands. Shortly after the event, the tidal turbine will be installed offshore the isle of Texel and will start generating power for a Texel-based facility. BlueTec is a joint project of 12 Dutch high-tech companies sharing their knowledge in order […]

  • 23 February 2015
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Three projects under the H2020 priority Blue Growth will receive nearly €14.5 million EU funding to develop tools for the exploration of the underwater world, as well as to advance the Blue Growth economy. BRIDGES, a four year-long project bringing together research partners from 9 countries, will improve the European underwater glider SeaExplorer to adapt […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Authorities

    Organised by the Intermediterranean Commission of the Conference of Peripheral Maritime Regions of Europe (CPMR) in collaboration with the Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur Region and in the framework of the COM&CAP MarInA-Med project (MED Programme 2007-2013), the “Blue Energies in the Mediterranean Sea” seminar was held in Marseille on 10 December 2014. It gathered more than 80 […]

  • 3 October 2014

    Year of build: 2012 Design: KFELS MPSEP LOA: 151m Gross tonnage: 23,805t Deck area: 3,750m² Variable Load: 7,000t Max water depth: 65m Crane type: Max lifting capacity: 1,200t Accommodation details: 150 persons Helideck: yes Service speed: 8 – 10 knots

  • 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 […]

  • 11 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Ocean Thermal Energy Corporation (OTE), a turnkey supplier of Ocean Thermal Energy Conversion (OTEC) and Seawater Air Conditioning (SWAC) Systems worldwide, announced that it has engaged The Blueshirt Group to assist OTE in developing its communication and investor outreach program with the financial community and media. “We are pleased to partner with The Blueshirt Group […]

  • 18 August 2014
    Grid Connection, Technology

    Blue Offshore, a specialist in subsea cable installation, will attend the Offshore Energy 2014 exhibition in Amsterdam on 28 and 29 October 2014. Visitors to the Blue Offshore’s stand (no. 9.048) will have an opportunity to learn more about the company and its modular offshore equipment solutions and services. The Offshore Energy 2014 exhibition is a key meeting place for thousands of […]

  • 15 August 2014

    Year:   Type: Workboat  Length (m): 19,50  Classification: MCA area 2  Deck Area (m2): 30  Max. Load (t): 1  Crane:   Engines: Twin Volvo Penta D12, [email protected]  Propulsion:   Fuel Load (l): 3.700  Sleeping Berths: 6 

  • 21 July 2014

    When the construction of the three large offshore wind parks in the Nort Sea, Borkum Riffgrund, Westermost Rough and Butendiek commences, Blue Water will provide a range of port agency services for all three projects. “In cooperation with the client, we will plan and handle the terminal and stevedore assignments for the three projects. At […]

  • 8 July 2014

    On 1 July Marianne Girardin and Mogens Nielsen from Blue Water France was a host for the French delegation of some 25 companies lead by EDF EN, WPD, and DONG Energy in the Blue Water headquarter in Esbjerg. The purpose of the visit was to show the clients how Blue Water handle large and complex […]

  • 18 June 2014
    Technology

    The Danish company DMC/Drechsler Marine consult has invested in a BlueView sonar to one of their underwater robots which gives even better search options. The sonar is a high performance 2D imaging sonar specially engineered for underwater tasks. It operates while in motion delivering real-time imagery and data – it has really quick updates which […]

  • 6 June 2014
    Authorities

    After the Ohio State House of Representatives and State Senate recently approved legislation to undercut Ohio’s renewable energy standards, the legislation now goes to Governor John Kasich’s desk. The following statement is by David Foster, Executive Director of the BlueGreen Alliance: “We urge Governor Kasich to veto S.B. 310, a bill that if signed into law […]

  • 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 […]

  • 28 May 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    Earlier this year, Blue Water shipped and handled a crane upgrade for A2SEA’s offshore installation vessel, “SEA INSTALLER”. “Project specialists from Shanghai, Singapore and Esbjerg have handled a major component for the crane upgrade – an A-frame weighing 144 ton and measuring approx. 3000 x 1400 x 900 cm. The large component was loaded on […]

  • 26 May 2014
    Technology

    Blue Offshore has built its second basket carousel  for subsea cable installation.  Blue Offshore’s cable storage and installation system includes a modular basket carousel, a loading tower and loading arm, a 10 tonnes tower tensioner, a 10 tonnes aft deck tensioner, chute, roller guides and control cabin. Our System provides an increased choice in fit-for-purpose […]