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  • 17 September 2014
    Training & Education

    Skegness RNLI’s volunteer lifeboat crew members had the opportunity for some valuable training this weekend, working with one of the vessels that maintain the wind turbines off the Lincolnshire coast.  Centrica Energy’s Lynn, Inner Dowsing and Lincs wind farms consist of 129 turbines, each nearly 150m tall and in total providing enough power to supply […]

  • 25 March 2019
    Business & Finance, Training & Education

    Taiwanese TIPC Marine Corp. (TIPM) has collaborated with Northern Offshore Services (NOS) on training its crew transfer vessels (CTVs) crew. TIPM said the training marks the first step of the cooperation plan, under which it wants to engage CTV operation and maritime engineering services in offshore wind. This training, which was held from 12 to 22 March […]

  • 19 February 2013

    Gardline, one of the leading vessel service providers for the offshore renewables sector, has been awarded a year framework agreement to charter vessels to Dong Energy in Germany. With more than 20 years experience in the wind power industry, Dong Energy is one of the leading offshore wind farm developers in the world and Gardline, […]

  • 8 July 2014

    Yesterday morning (July 7), sea rescuers from List medevaced a severely injured worker from the heavy lift vessel Svanen, working at the Butendiek offshore wind farm.   Using the PIDDER LÜNG lifeboat, owned by the German Society for Sea Rescue (DGzRS),  they brought him to the List harbour for further transport to a hospital. The […]

  • 14 November 2019

    Hung Hua Construction has placed an order with Damen for the third Fast Crew Supply (FCS) vessel that will service the Asian offshore wind market. The parties signed the contract for the Damen FCS 2610 in September, and the vessel is already on stock at Damen Shipyards Singapore. It will be delivered this month following […]

  • 20 February 2013

    Gardline, one of the leading vessel service providers for the offshore renewables sector, has been awarded a one year contract to supply two crew transfer vessels to Gwynt y Môr Offshore Wind Farm Limited. RWE Innogy’s flagship Gwynt y Môr development is currently one of the largest in construction anywhere in Europe. A €2billion (EURO) […]

  • 18 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Gardline, one of the leading vessel service providers for the offshore renewables sector, has been awarded a four boat charter working for the Lynn and Inner Dowsing Wind Farms, owned by Centrica and EIG Global Energy Partners. Gardline Environmental’s Coastal Services Division will be supplying 4 x 20metre Crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for the contract. […]

  • 24 June 2011
    Training & Education

    National Wind Farm Training Centre is announcing at Offshore Wind 2011 its partnership with two colleges on the UK’s east and west coasts; Lowestoft and Barrow-in-Furness. In conjunction with Lowestoft College and Furness College, NWFTC will provide specialist, customisable courses to meet the demands of the fast-growing offshore wind energy sector. The training facilities at […]

  • 9 January 2014

    Offshore Wind Services B.V will make public the contract signed with Damen Shipyards, Gorinchem. With the contract signed end-December 2013, the construction of the new vessel began immediately and is set to be delivered in October this year. The official ceremony is taking place tomorrow. OWS has spent considerable time refining the well known 2610 with […]

  • 9 February 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Tidal Transit’s crew transfer vessels (CTVs) Ginny Louise and Eden Rose started supporting operation and maintenance works at the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm on 27 January, after the UK-based CTV provider signed a charter contract with Ørsted. The two vessels, from Ørsted’s O&M Base in Grimsby, will be deployed on the 35-turbine offshore wind farm until at least March 2020.

  • 4 December 2019

    Companies planning to operate US-flagged offshore energy support vessels must invest early in well-established practices and proven vessel designs to meet customer demands and ensure the successful development of a domestic OESV market, according to Seacat Services. The UK-based OESV operator has highlighted that US-flagged vessels must balance innovation in areas such as vessel technology […]

  • 11 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Njord Offshore Ltd has secured a contract to manage a new purpose-built service accommodation and transfer vessel (SATV) for Siemens Gamesa at the Formosa 1 offshore wind project in Taiwan.

  • 8 December 2016

    Performance of LEANWIND’s scaled version of a floating wind turbine has been demonstrated in the wave tank of the Lir National Ocean Test Facility.  With more than 50 experts in offshore wind energy from across Europe gathered in Cork at the end of the last month to discuss the findings of the €10 million LEANWIND project, […]

  • 19 July 2011
    Training & Education

    Later this month East Coast Training Services (ECTS) will launch a professional training course to support the fast growing offshore wind energy sector. ECTS, based at Trinity Quay in Great Yarmouth will provide a unique facility which will be used to train offshore wind farm maintenance and services crews to transfer safely between vessels and […]

  • 14 April 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Training & Education, Wind Farm Update

    National Wind Farm Training Centres (NWFTC) has won a contract from DONG Energy to provide rescue training services to the team working at the 172MW Gunfleet Sands offshore wind farm off the coast of Essex. NWFTC will be delivering courses in Advanced Rescue together with GWO accredited courses in First Aid, Manual Handling, Sea Survival, […]

  • 28 October 2019
    Training & Education

    The Massachusetts Maritime Academy (MMA) has launched the nation’s first offshore wind training facility. The facility includes a crew transfer training vessel (CTV), which supports safety training for workers moving from relatively small CTVs to the fixed support structures of offshore wind turbines. Initially, MMA will focus on Basic Safety Training for the industry with a […]

  • 23 August 2012
    Training & Education

    As North Devon currently has no operational offshore wind farm, ESB has allowed a training mission to RMB Chivenor’s search and rescue flight crews on its Fullabrook Wind Farm. The RAF search and rescue flight crews carried out the mission with Chivenor’s helicopter on Thursday, practicing winching crew members from the turbines, This is North […]

  • 30 January 2013
    Training & Education

    The ACE Winch Academy has appointed David Moxey as Training Academy Manager to further develop and expand the division. David joins ACE Winches, the deck machinery specialists, from Northern Marine Manning Services to target the training needs of clients and share ACE Winches’ competencies in winch design, manufacture and operation across the industry. David was […]

  • 3 December 2014
    Grid Connection, Training & Education

    In spring 2013, Alstom received an order from transmission grid operator TenneT to act as general contractor in the construction, installation and servicing of the HVDC offshore platform DolWin3. Selected TenneT employees are being systematically trained in the different disciplines so that the customer can operate its system to the highest possible standards following commissioning […]

  • 8 August 2018
    Training & Education

    The UK National Workboat Association (NWA) has launched the Workboat Crewmember Apprenticeship, dedicated to training future offshore wind crew across England and Wales.

  • 3 September 2014
    Training & Education

    At the end of August 2014, DHTC in Den Helder brought into use a brand new helicopter simulator, the SEFtec Configurable HUET. The new facility will be used to provide compulsory HUET training programmes for people who are transported to and from offshore installations by helicopter. As the simulator used for these training courses is […]

  • 13 February 2012

    Kongsberg Maritime simulators go online at SimSea in Haugesund, Norway. The official opening of the all-new KONGSBERG Offshore Vessel Simulator at the SimSea AS maritime training centre in Haugesund, Norway, took place on the 9th February 2012. The simulator, which is part of a 1300m2 simulator park, is one of the most advanced of its […]

  • 2 September 2012

    Dyena has announced the release of the new Marine & Offshore Black Box Recorder, which has been specifically designed for the demands of professional marine and offshore operators to increase the safety of the crew and reduce the risk from chronic injuries associated with operating in open and coastal seas. Shock-loads are recorded alongside GPS […]

  • 31 March 2015
    Training & Education

    Dalby Offshore Apprentices Josh Goodwill and Lewis Wright have passed their exams for their ‘Workboat Apprenticeship’ with Whitby & District Fishing Industry Training School. They will now return to work for the Summer on the Dalby Fleet. This will be the boys third trip to sea, working alongside the Dalby Crew, where they will be […]

  • 31 August 2016
    Training & Education, Vessels

    Early August saw an initial training session in the North Sea involving Bernhard Schulte Offshore GmbH’s new service operation vessel (SOV) Windea La Cour, chartered out to Siemens Wind Power, and the Northern Rescue 01 offshore rescue helicopter, Northern HeliCopter GmbH reports. The training was focused on the communication between the bridge of the SOV and the […]

  • 30 January 2015

    I C Brindle & Co. Ltd, a marine safety specialist, has published its new Workboat Code Training Manual meeting the requirements of the UK Workboat Code 2014 which came into effect on 1st January 2015. The manual is to provide crew members with information about the purpose and use of all life-saving appliances carried on board, the meaning of […]