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As offshore construction and maintenance projects move further out to sea, crew and personnel transfer times lengthen. This not only presents a requirement for innovative transfer vessels, but also the need for medical care to be available in situ in the event of an emergency.
Northern HeliCopter (NHC) has won a contract by 50Hertz Transmission (50HzT) to provide a rescue helicopter with pilots and medical crew for emergencies on offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea.
German transmission system operator 50Hertz has invited tenders for the provision of a helicopter, including aeronautical and medical crew, for potential emergency and rescue situations involving employees on offshore platforms, wind turbines and vessels located in the Baltic Sea.
Vattenfall has invited tenders for the provision of helicopter rescue services for DanTysk and Sandbank offshore wind farms in Germany.
E.ON, Siemens, Northern HeliCopter GmbH and Offshore VENTUSmedic medical control centre have recently carried out an unannounced alarm exercise at the Amrumbank West offshore wind farm. The deployed personnel, the crew of Northern HeliCopter GmbH’s offshore rescue helicopter and the Offshore VENTUSmedic medical control centre operated by the Johanniter-Unfall-Hilfe accident assistance organization, were given no advance information, and […]
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 […]
ELA Container Offshore GmbH has delivered a 10ft (3m) Offshore Container solution for WINDEA Offshore GmbH & Co. KG that is equipped as a Mobile Rescue Container, the MEDICbox. The solution called the MEDICbox is a mobile 10ft container, which provides an adequate alternative to flight solutions whenever medical care cannot be provided by helicopter. Part […]
The Turbine Transfers vessel “Porth Dinllaen” yesterday undertook an emergency medical evacuation of a critically ill passenger from a Cruise vessel in the Irish Sea. The Port Dinllaen was undertaking her normal work of surveying in the Liverpool channel, for client Van Oord when she was asked to respond to the outbound cruise vessel who […]
Operators of alpha ventus, Riffgat, Global Tech I and Trianel Borkum offshore wind farms have joined to cooperate in emergency rescue at sea. For the first time, different operators have developed a unified rescue plan for four North Sea wind farms, located 15-95 kilometers off the island of Borkum. The aim is to create a high-quality emergency care from […]
Modern telemedicine technology will facilitate medical emergencies at sea and on offshore wind turbines in future emergency care for patients in the North and Baltic Seas. The German Maritime Search and Rescue Service (Deutsche Gesellschaft zur Rettung Schiffbrüchiger; DGzRS; Die Seenotretter), the Berlin Charité University Hospital and Trauma Hospital Berlin (ukb) have established a close collaboration to carry […]
At the end of September HOCHTIEF Solutions conducted a first comprehensive offshore rescue exercise in a construction site in the North Sea (Global Tech I). Together with its partners, the team from the Civil Engineering Marine and Offshore branch practiced all processes related to the emergency rescue and the transportation of a severely injured offshore […]
All participants of the“Rettungskette Offshore Wind” research project, which entails emergency rescue actions for offshore wind, led by Prof. Christian Jurgens and coordinated by Dr. Nils Weinrich, can look back on an eventful and exciting first year of the project. To discuss the findings of this project, a symposium will be held on 26 and […]
DanTysk Offshore Wind GmbH has agreed upon an integral part of their offshore rescue concept contract. The two joint venture partners, Vattenfall and Stadtwerke München, have commissioned DRF Air Rescue for emergency medical care and rescue of injured personnel from the DanTysk construction site. Medically and technically specially equipped helicopter type BK 117 with wind […]
All 15 people aboard the crew transfer vessel (CTV) World Bora were injured after the CTV collided with a cargo ship several nautical miles northeast of the Rügen island in the German Baltic Sea on Tuesday morning, 19 February. Several people sustained serious injuries in the collision, according to the German Maritime Search and Rescue Association […]
HTM Helicopter Travel Munich GmbH HTM was founded in 1997 as a small helicopter company located in the surrounding of Munich, initially specialized in film and movie productions. Since then the company has enlarged its field of operation and size to what it stands for today. The entire HTM Group consists of six subsidiaries, that […]
Wiking Helikopter Service has won a multi-year contract to provide Helicopter Emergency Medical Services (HEMS) on BARD Offshore I, Butendiek, Nordergründe and Veja Mate offshore wind farms located in the German North Sea.
Airbus Helicopters views the support for wind farms as a business segment that is undergoing global growth and expects demand for up to a thousand helicopters over the coming two decades, corresponding to revenues of approximately EUR 9 billion.
The Germany-based helicopter operator Northern HeliCopter GmbH (NHC) has expanded its fleet with another Airbus H155 B1 helicopter, which will be used for transport to offshore installations, including wind farms.
EnBW has selected the WINDEAcare medical care concept to be used during the construction of the Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind farms in the German North Sea.
German transmission system operator 50Hertz Transmission GmbH and three offshore wind operators are seeking a helicopter to rescue injured persons working on offshore wind farms in the Baltic Sea, including aeronautical and medical crew.
James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) has started working at the Galloper offshore wind farm by deploying a three-man emergency response team in support of the foundation installation works at the site.
Elisa Floats Self-Installing Offshore Wind Turbine Researchers gathered around the EU-funded Elisa Project have developed an offshore wind turbine system that can be completely pre-assembled and pre-commissioned in controlled harbour conditions. The Big League Offering Lowest Offshore Wind Prices (Interview with Vattenfall) When you are talking with people working in real estate, there is a […]
RWE has carried out an emergency exercise at the Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm in Germany. The RWE team, together with partners, exercised an emergency rescue of an injured offshore worker on a Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV). The crew on board the CTV, a rescue helicopter with pilots, a winch operator, ambulance and paramedics, and more […]
Following a two-day flight trial in late January, the H145 helicopter has proved its operational capabilities for offshore missions. Airbus Helicopters reported today that aviation companies Wiking Helikopter Service GmbH and HTM Offshore have tested its twin-engine multipurpose helicopter H145 in all the relevant fields of offshore operations. The flight test programme included missions such as approaching […]
ELA Container Offshore GmbH will be the main sponsor of WINDFORCE conference and exhibition in 2015 and 2016 in Germany. This year, WINDFORCE takes place from April 9th-11th in Bremerhaven. Already in 2013 and 2014, ELA participated as Partial Sponsor. “We are happy to provide an attractive platform for ELA and work together in the […]
DONG Energy's emergency response team honed its skills on Friday at the Borkum Riffgrund 1 offshore wind farm. "As part of this full-scale exercise, two crew vessels collided and four technicians fell overboard without the possibility of being rescued immediately. The simulated accident went ahead as planned and the dummies were rescued," DONG Energy said on its official […]