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25 June 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection

Ørsted has signed a power cable framework agreement with Global Marine Group (GMG) for its UK offshore wind farms. GMG, supported by Global Marine, Global Offshore and CWind, will carry out inter-array cable replacement and repairs on Ørsted’s UK offshore wind farms using UK vessels. The framework is part of the Atlantic Cable Maintenance Agreement (ACMA), […]

24 June 2019 Technology

Osbit Limited has delivered a new multi-function pre-lay and backfill subsea plough to Global Marine Group, which will be used at the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm in Denmark. The PLP240 plough, ordered by Global Marine Group at the beginning of the year, underwent final assembly and sign-off at Osbit's Port of Blyth facility at […]

19 June 2019 Business & Finance

The Crown Estate has appointed ABPmer to support the quality assurance of its Marine Data Exchange (MDE), which is focused on sharing survey data to inform the future development of offshore renewable energy projects. ABPmer will prepare, validate and upload data in compliance with the Marine Environmental Data and Information Network (MEDIN) Data Guidelines, The […]

17 June 2019 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Scottish Ministers have given marine consent for the construction and operation of the 850MW Moray West offshore wind project. This clears the way for the project to participate in the next Contracts for Difference (CfD) auction scheduled for this summer. If successful in the auction, the project could enter the construction phase in 2022. The […]

11 June 2019 Vessels

The UK-based Chartwell Marine has won a contract to design a low-emission hybrid catamaran to be deployed in New England, the U.S. According to Chartwell, the vessel order comes as new industries such as offshore wind emerge in the U.S. and next-generation hybrid crafts are necessary for operators to begin to adapt to stringent emissions regulations. The 65ft […]

11 June 2019 Vessels

Kinnaird Marine Limited is providing guard vessels for the piling campaign at the Moray East offshore wind farm in the UK. GeoSea commenced the piling activities at the project site at the end of May, with operations so far completed on seven locations, according to the Moray East Weekly Notice of Operations. The GV Replenish and KMS […]

3 June 2019 Industry Contribution

Home of energy transition Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference (OEEC) is where the energy transition takes place. It is Europe’s leading gathering of the entire offshore energy industry and your opportunity to network with highly qualified experts and professionals across global markets – 7, 8 and 9 October in Amsterdam. Offshore Energy is the place […]

15 May 2019 Vessels

Ulstein Verft has selected Palfinger Marine to deliver a new major deck equipment package for the DP3 cable laying vessel Nexans Aurora. The order consists of cranes, winches and lifesaving appliances, including two LBT 935 lifeboats with the belonging davits and one life raft davit on each side of the vessel. According to Palfinger, the lifeboats are […]

1 May 2019 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

Bibby Marine Services has appointed Equinor's Michael Martins as Business Development Manager. Bibby said that the business goal is to add new vessels to its fleet, widening service offering and creating a larger geographical basis. The company has thus developed a range of vessel designs and is cooperating with partners regarding additional services complementary to the core […]

25 April 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

Green Marine has won a contract by Seaway 7 to provide crew transfers for the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the UK. The company's latest vessel Green Storm is providing the transfers to and from the project site offshore the Caithness coastline. Green Marine also worked with Seaway 7 on the Beatrice wind farm last year, […]

24 April 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

Leask Marine’s vessel C-Fenna has completed wave buoy works on the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. The vessel completed wave rider recovery and deployment operations for Fugro GB, who performed a variety of maintenance service operations on each buoy at the 1.2GW offshore wind project. Each buoy was retrieved onto the deck for servicing and […]

19 April 2019 Business & Finance

Leask Marine has completed a range of supporting activities for ABCO Marine at the East Anglia One offshore wind farm. The UK-based company was in charge of laying concrete mattresses and placing rock bags on the seabed, as well as supporting the Fugro 1200 jack-up. Leask Marine carried out these four-month marine operations with its vessel C-Fenna. East Anglia […]

4 April 2019 Business & Finance, Technology

Wave energy technology developer Marine Power Systems (MPS) is expanding into the floating offshore wind sector with two new devices said to offer a solution to wind energy generation challenges in deep waters. The UK company stated that R&D of its wave energy device WaveSub brought to the development of the DualSub device, which captures […]

22 March 2019 Environment

U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has sent a letter to BOEM expressing concern for the possible negative impacts the Vineyard Wind project could have on fisheries, marine life and habitats. The letter represents NOAA's public comment on BOEM's Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the 800MW offshore wind project in Massachusetts. NOAA stated that "the […]

15 March 2019 Operations & Maintenance

Green Marine (UK) Ltd has carried out buoy maintenance on Equinor's Hywind Scotland floating offshore wind project. Under the contract, which was awarded by Partrac, Green Marine used its vessel Green Isle to conduct the works. "These works were carried out safely, efficiently and on budget, utilising the small weather windows available," said Green Marine. Hywind […]

6 March 2019 Vessels

Green Marine has expanded its fleet by recently purchasing a Damen Twin Axe 26m long crew transfer vessel named the Green Storm. The vessel will focus on servicing the offshore wind industry, providing transportation of personnel and cargo to offshore installations. The company said that the investment was made to meet the demands of the […]

28 February 2019 Technology

Offshore technology and engineering company Osbit Limited has secured a contract with Global Marine Group to supply a multi-function pre-lay and backfill subsea plough -  Scion 240. The Scion 240 plough is being designed and built in North-East England and will be delivered from Osbit’s Blyth works at the end of May 2019. Osbit will support […]

27 February 2019 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment

Atlas Professionals has secured a contract to provide marine coordination personnel for the construction and operation of Vattenfall's offices in Europe. According to Atlas, the contract covers the full marine coordination for all offices in Europe, mainly in Denmark, Germany, the UK, Sweden, the Netherlands and France. The marine coordinators will be responsible to track and coordinate […]

27 February 2019 Vessels

Aging crew transfer vessel (CTV) fleets may no longer be suitable for requirements of modern offshore wind projects, driving market demand for vessel upgrades and repurposing, according to Chartwell Marine. While offshore wind is a young sector, with the majority of large-scale European projects no more than ten years old – and expected to continue […]

7 February 2019 Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders

EMS Maritime Offshore (EMO) has won a contract to provide nautical personnel for Vattenfall's Marine Coordination Center in Esbjerg, Denmark. Under the three-year contract, EMO will provide up to ten marine coordinators who will begin supporting Vattenfall's offshore wind projects 24/7 during the construction and operation phases from 1 March. The team will also be in […]

5 February 2019 Operations & Maintenance

LOC Renewables has overseen the launch of the 2MW Floatgen turbine, the first offshore wind turbine installed in French waters. The company's Paris office supplied marine warranty surveying services (MWS) across the project, which started delivering electricity to the grid in September last year. LOC offered MWS services for a variety of activities, from concrete floater construction […]

29 January 2019 Business & Finance, Technology

Global Marine Group (GMG) and Rovco have formed an invested partnership through which GMG acquired a 13.8% share in this UK-based remotely operated vehicle (ROV) and hydrographic services company. Under the deal, the two parties committed to bringing intelligent inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) solutions to the global offshore market to improve data acquisition. SubSLAM, Rovco’s latest development, […]

29 January 2019 Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

Marine Coordination Services has partnered with the renewables department of recruitment specialist Spencer Ogden for the coordination of offshore wind projects. Under the deal, the two companies are set to collaborate for all relevant aspects of payroll, tax advice and compliance. Marine Coordination Services believes its operational background and on-site presence allowing for the vetting of […]

23 January 2019 Contracts & Tenders

Van Oord has contracted Marine Coordination Services to provide a team to support the construction of the Norther offshore wind farm in Belgium. Under the contract, Marine Coordination Services is currently deploying a team of four professionals to support the marine coordination center. According to the Dutch company, the team, which can be deployed 24/7, will operate […]

9 January 2019

James Fisher Marine Services Ltd In support of the UK’s industry-wide drive to reduce the cost of offshore wind, JFMS launched its integrated services model that offers the breadth of services within the James Fisher group, along with local SME supply chain partners, through a single interface to reduce the costs and risks linked with managing multiple suppliers in the offshore renewables industry. The company […]

9 January 2019

Global Offshore Complete Cable Care Launched in 2018, Complete Cable Care proactively reduces risk and offers rapid mobilisation to minimise system downtime and loss of revenue in the event of a power cable fault. Utilising the ASV Pioneer, a pre-mobilised barge based in Blyth, Global Offshore already has two, five year cable repair frameworks in place with Vattenfall and Transmission Capital Partners, covering a large […]