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  • 25 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Hamburg based ship owning company and operator of Offshore Service Vessels OPUS MARINE GmbH is adding another vessel to its fleet.  The “MAGNIFICAT” (ex “ATLANTIC COUGAR”) is the former Swedish Marine survey vessel “NILS STRÖMKRONA”. Since 2009 she has been in service for the UK based offshore specialist company Atlantic-Marine who employed the vessel […]

  • 15 May 2015
    Vessels

    Ampelmann, a provider of motion compensated access solutions, has been contracted by Acta Marine for its newbuild wind farm support vessel, the Acta Orion. The Acta Orion is a vessel designed for optimal crew comfort and increased uptime. An important factor in the vessel’s capabilities is the inclusion of Ampelmann’s motion compensated gangway. The Ampelmann gangway […]

  • 5 July 2017
    Technology

    Norfolk Marine’s Tyre Filled Net (TFN) scour prevention system will be installed as scour protection for the foundation of the 5MW Elisa prototype under construction in the Canary Islands.

  • 16 October 2017

    Marine Energy Event, held on October 11, 2017, as part of Offshore Energy Exhibition & Conference (OEEC) 2017 in Amsterdam, gathered a great number of industry experts who discussed the latest in marine energy with a focus on conditions for commercial success which was also the topic of this year’s event.

  • 20 August 2014

    Briggs Marine’s Diving Division, which launched in April of this year, has recently been awarded accreditation of ISO 9001, 14001 and OHSAS 18001 by NQA, the UK’s leading assessment, verification and certification body. Alistair Blue, Dive Superintendent said: “Our personnel, equipment and diving plant are already fully compliant with current UK regulations and we are […]

  • 20 April 2015

    Since research into the impact of offshore wind farms on the marine life started more than 15 years ago at Denmark’s Horns Rev 1, there have been several multi-year research and monitoring programmes in Denmark, Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands. A large part of it funded by the wind farm developers themselves, and governments also […]

  • 23 December 2014

    Resolute Marine Energy CEO Bill Staby has stepped down as the Chairman of the U.S. delegation to IEC TC-114, the committee that, since 2008, has been developing technical specifications and standards for the marine energy industry. He will be replaced by Jonathan Colby who is the Director of Technology Performance at Verdant Power. In his […]

  • 7 August 2015
    Vessels

    Shetland based operator Delta Marine has reported that its vessel Whalsa Lass (Damen 2611 Multicat) demonstrated its versatility during recently completed works on a large wind farm off the coast of Grimsby, UK, for one of the ‘Big 6’ energy contractors. Even though Delta Marine has not named the wind farm or its client, it said the wind farm […]

  • 4 August 2015
    Vessels

    Atlantic Marine has acquired the 4200 GRT, 81M Atlantic Tonjer (ex Normand Tonjer), which joins the ‘Atlantic’ fleet with immediate effect. The ship will be available for potential charterers’ inspections from the 1st to 20th August in Great Yarmouth port. The vessel is the second in a series of vessels to be offered by Atlantic Marine […]

  • 6 February 2013
    Business & Finance

    Due to personal reasons Ulla Kiersgaard has decided to resign from her position as Head of Offshore Personnel  at Nordic Offshore Marine. After a handover period Ulla Kiersgaard will leave the company within the next weeks. Nordic Offshore Marine specialises in providing vessels and equipment for the offshore industry as well as qualified and experienced […]

  • 28 August 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Acta Marine’s Shoalbusters are currently actively deployed in various Regions of the World. Several Maritime & Offshore construction projects have called upon the specialized Shallow draft fleet of Acta Marine. In Asia the Coastal Victory is engaged upon offshore support activities with a shallow draft pipe lay vessel in Korea and Taiwan. This unique 50TBP […]

  • 21 May 2012

    The Marine Designs team will be at the Seawork Commercial Marine Exhibition and Forum from the 22nd – 24th May 2012 at stand no. A275.  Marine Designs designs, builds and installs customized pontoons access systems for the operators of offshore wind support vessels. So far it has completed 9 operation and maintenance pontoons for the offshore wind industry, working […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    UK-based marine services company Stewart Marine has contracted Neptune Marine to build a new EuroCarrier 2611, which is to be named Viking Energy.

  • 6 March 2015
    Vessels

    The operational management of the Acta Orion, the flagship of Den Helder based company Acta Marine, will be carried out by specialist ship managers SeaMar Services, also based in Den Helder. Both parties signed an agreement for a number of years. The Acta Orion, a 108m long and 16m wide wind farm support vessel, will […]

  • 27 July 2017
    Vessels

    Hull construction on Acta Marine’s new wind farm construction support vessel (CSV) passed the halfway mark this week at Crist shipyard in Poland, Acta Marine informed, adding that the work is progressing well and on schedule.

  • 30 September 2013
    Authorities, Technology

    The Marine Institute, an Irish semi-state body, has announced four separate tenders for the supply of different pieces of marine equipment for an energy project. The Institute requires the supply of: 1. a signal acquisition system for the Galway Bay Acoustic Array; 2. sensor equipment for the Galway Bay Acoustic Array; 3. a support platform […]

  • 1 March 2017
    Technology, Vessels

    Palfinger Marine has signed a contract with Norway’s Ulstein Verft to deliver the complete winch package and a container handling system for the DP2 construction support vessel (CSV) being built for the Netherlands-based Acta Marine B.V.

  • 4 February 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Norfolk Marine Ltd has installed its Tyre Filled Net (TFN) Scour Remediation System at E.ON’s Scroby Sands Offshore Wind Farm. The system has been installed on 5 monopile foundations at the site to provide protection against further scouring of the seabed at the foundation bases. After extensive testing and development, including scale modelling at HR Wallingford’s new Fast Flow […]

  • 3 October 2011

      MARINE developers have a major question on their hands – how to reduce the cost of power generation while increasing yield.   By Jeremy Cresswell (power-eng) [mappress] Source: power-eng, October 03, 2011

  • 9 March 2010
    Wind Farm Update

    But fishermen soon may be forced to share those waters with even larger structures built to capture the gulf’s other abundant resource: the wind.

  • 21 December 2012

    On Wednesday 2 January 2013, Fendercare Marine announces the launch of a new division, Fendercare Marine Equipment and Lifting Services, located at their Great Yarmouth base. Fendercare Marine, one of the world’s leading suppliers of marine products and services, opened their energy support base in Great Yarmouth in July 2012, initially providing support to offshore […]

  • 29 April 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Wind Farm Update

    Seabed levels around the five turbines fitted with Tyre Filled Net (TFN) scour remediation system units at the 60MW Scroby Sands offshore wind farm have risen, Norfolk Marine Ltd, the developer of the system, reports. Monitoring has shown that pile stability has increased as the scour pits have filled with naturally occurring sediments trapped within the TFN […]

  • 19 February 2018
    Environment, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Leask Marine’s vessel C-Fenna has completed the recovery of ten seabed frames and buoys at Ørsted’s Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farm in the Netherlands on behalf of Fugro.

  • 12 August 2014
    R&D

    SMRU Marine – collaborating with a team of researchers at the University of St Andrews, led by Prof. John Harwood – has developed Population Consequences of Disturbance (PCOD), an interim framework for assessing the consequences of noise disturbance on marine mammal populations that may result from the underwater noise generated by offshore renewable energy developments. […]

  • 8 August 2014
    Environment

    By 2020 the percentage of Scotland’s energy coming from renewable sources will increase. Studies have identified that there is a need to research how offshore renewable developments affect wildlife populations. The Marine Scotland Science released a report on how marine development could affect sea birds and marine mammals. The surveys presented in this report will help […]

  • 12 March 2014
    Authorities, Technology

    The U.S. State of Oregon is on a path to put a wave energy bill into legislation. Namely, Deborah Boone, a Democratic member of the Oregon House of Representatives, is working on further development of marine renewable energy in the state. Boone has sponsored a renewable energy bill (House Bill 4042), which would allow marine […]