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  • 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: […]

  • 4 February 2013

    In January, Blue Water Shipping loaded the ro/ro vessel “Seatruck Pace” at the Port of Esbjerg with the first turbines for the Offshore Wind Farm Gwynt Y Mor in Great Britain where a total of 160 turbines are to be installed. Blue Water has been awarded the transport contract of 130 turbines from Esbjerg to […]

  • 9 December 2012

    The Department of Labor announced on December 7 that the U.S gained 146,000 jobs in November, with the unemployment rate dropping to 7.7 percent, the lowest in four years. The BlueGreen Alliance released the following statement from Executive Director David Foster: “Today’s job report shows promising signs for our economy, particularly with growth in auto […]

  • 4 December 2012
    Business & Finance

    The number of offshore wind farms will expand in the years to come. With Wind Logistics being one of Blue Water Shipping’s major business areas, the company is represented by own offices in Denmark, France, Great Britain, Northern Ireland and Germany. “The offshore wind sector is in an exciting development, and is rapidly moving forward […]

  • 4 December 2012

    In November, Blue Water Shipping acted as agent for the world’s largest wind turbine installation vessel “Pacific Orca”, which was undergoing minor adjustments at Lindoe Industrial Park before duty calls. Blue Water Shipping was responsible for coordination with the port authorities as well as with the customs authorities, transport of the ship’s crew in connection […]

  • 16 November 2012

    The BlueGreen Alliance, in partnership with Heinrich Böll Stiftung North America, launched a multi-state tour to highlight the potential of offshore wind along the Atlantic Coast, specifically in Maryland and New York. The domestic offshore wind industry has obstacles to overcome, but has shown significant potential to power millions of American homes and businesses. Germany’s […]

  • 7 October 2012

    The Bureau of Labor Statistics released the September unemployment numbers on October 5, showing the economy gained 114,000 jobs and the unemployment rate dropped to 7.8 percent. The following is a statement from BlueGreen Alliance Executive Director David Foster:  “Capping a summer season of moderate growth on a high note, today’s jobs numbers are encouraging […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Hogan Lovells advised the bank lenders to the Blue Transmission consortium of Macquarie Capital Group Limited and Barclays Integrated Infrastructure Fund on the consortium’s successful bid to acquire and operate the transmission link to the Walney 2 offshore wind farm for £110 million. The lending group comprised Lloyds Banking Group, SMBC, Bank of Tokyo Mitsubishi, […]

  • 25 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Blue Water Shipping attended Husum Wind with its own stand as part of the Danish Pavilion that was among others visited by His Royal Highness Prince Joachim of Denmark. Husum Wind is traditionally a very good exhibition gathering companies from all over the world for a week of network and business in Husum, and this […]

  • 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 […]

  • 13 September 2012
    Authorities, Jobs & Recruitment

    Today’s Communication by the European Commission shows clearly the potential for additional economic activity in Europe’s coastal waters and recognises the European Wind Energy Association’s (EWEA) prediction of close to a five-fold increase in offshore wind jobs in a decade. The ‘Blue Growth’ Communication includes offshore wind as a key element of current and future […]

  • 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, […]

  • 29 August 2012

    Romo Port on the West coast of Denmark has signed a contract with WPD for the Butendiek project consisting of 80 turbines. “This marks an important step for Romo port that has struggled to be noticed in the offshore wind industry as suitable port for operation in competition with the larger ports. From Blue Water […]

  • 10 August 2012

    During recent years, Blue Water Shipping has increased its activities within transport and logistics to the wind industry. With a view to continue the growth and follow the development in this industry, Blue Water has decided to establish a sales and representative office in Hamburg, Germany.  “Hamburg is becoming the wind capital. An increasing number […]

  • 6 August 2012
    Jobs & Recruitment

    The BlueGreen Alliance has announced that it is ramping up an ongoing campaign over the coming months to urge members of Congress to support immediate action in renewing three important job-creating policies — the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for wind power, the 48C Advanced Energy Project Credit and the Investment Tax Credit (ITC) for offshore […]

  • 2 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Catch the Wind Ltd., providers of predictive Optical Control Systems (OCS) for optimized wind energy generation, yesterday announced the complete rebrand of the company, now operating through its wholly-owned subsidiary (formerly Catch the Wind, Inc.) as BlueScout Technologies, Inc. Combined with its proven technology and ambitious product development roadmap, the new brand is positioned to […]

  • 13 July 2012

    In June 2012, Blue Water Shipping participated in Windforce 2012 in Bremen, Germany.  This was the first time for an exhibition and conference in Germany to exclusively focus on offshore wind, and Blue Water Shipping was represented by Jacob Kjærgaard from Denmark, and Jörn Grüner from Blue Water Shipping’s office in Bremen, Germany. “Considering that […]

  • 6 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    On June 28 the namegiving ceremony for VOS Shine took place in Den Helder, the Netherlands. The Vos Shine was christened by Mrs Gwen Klaphake, wife of Mr Rolf de Vries, Managing Director of Bluestream Offshore B.V. Bluestream Offshore B.V. is the first charterer of the vessel. VOS Shine is a DP-2 Subsea Support Vessel, built at Fujian […]

  • 2 July 2012

    1 January 2011, transport and logistics company Blue Water Shipping acquired ship broking company Oestship in Grenaa on the east coast of Jutland in Denmark. Since then, Oestship has been a part of Blue Water Shipping under its own name. As from 1 July 2012, this has changed, with the office officially changing its name […]

  • 22 June 2012

    The Blue Offshore management team announced that it has succesfully finalised the construction phase of the company’s first self-owned cable carousel system, Turntable I. Turntable I has positively passed Factury Acceptance Testing (FAT) to ensure it meets the design and performs as required. Turntable I was designed by the Blue Offshore in-house engineering department in […]

  • 19 June 2012

    BlueWaterDanbrit participated at RenewablesUK´s trade exhibition, which was held in London 13-14 June 2012. “Before the exhibition, we attended A2Seas’s golf event as both players and sponsors, and the event was a great start to the exhibition week. In addition to a good round of golf, we had the possibility of networking with the other […]

  • 7 June 2012
    Ports & Logistics

      Port of Ramsgate will host PATCH’s (Ports Adapting To Change) ‘Blue Energy’ workshop on 22 June 2012, reports Maritime Journal. Seeports strategist Howard Holt is the organizer of the workshop which is similar to the event held in September 2010. The ‘Blue Energy’ workshop will focus on the opportunities for ports from wave and […]

  • 1 June 2012

    Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) is currently building two sister Windfarm Installation Vessels (WIVs) at the Samsung yard in South Korea. The SBO vessel design focuses on safety, efficiency and reliability and will provide clients with a significantly improved operating weather window. The advanced specification features a usable deck area in excess of 4,000 m2, DP […]

  • 29 May 2012

    Blue Water Shipping has partnered with Michael F. Ewings Shipping in relation to port agency and marine-related activities in Belfast, Northern Ireland.  “With its new quay facilities, I have no doubt that Belfast Port will become an important location to the offshore wind industry in relation to future projects in e.g. the Irish Sea. This […]

  • 26 March 2012

    This year, Blue Water Shipping is participating with two own stands at the EWEA2012 in Copenhagen from 16 to 19 April. First stand is located in the Danish Pavilion and staffed by representatives from Blue Water office in Esbjerg, Denmark. The second stand is situated in the French Pavilion, and serviced by colleagues from Blue […]

  • 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 […]