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26 July 2018 Vessels

Following the announcement of new Contracts for Difference (CfDs) auctions in the UK, which will add hundreds of new offshore wind turbines, the UK Chamber of Shipping called for a more meticulous approach to planning so disruption to shipping could me minimised.

10 January 2017 Technology, Vessels

German navigation system manufacturer Raytheon Anschütz, together with its Norwegian distributor Syberg, will supply its Synapsis Integrated Navigation System (INS) for Esvagt’s new Havyard 831 wind farm service operation vessel (SOV). Raytheon Anschütz will supply the system with a total of six Synapsis NX Multifunctional Workstations for chart radar, ECDIS and conning, as well as X- and S-band […]

18 October 2016 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

German marine aids to navigation specialist Sabik Offshore GmbH and Orga Aviation BV, a Dutch provider of aviation obstruction products, have signed a collaboration agreement to develop and market an integrated marine aids to navigation and aviation obstruction solution for safe sea and air navigation in the vicinity of offshore wind farms. Sabik Offshore has been providing […]

27 May 2016 Business & Finance

Tideland Signal Corporation, now part of Xylem, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of Julius Signal, extending its portfolio of marine and offshore aids to navigation offerings.  Julius Signal originated from Pintsch Aben’s marine and aviation signalization business. Tideland Signal said Julius Signal’s product portfolio includes a wide array of marine […]

14 April 2016 Business & Finance, Technology, Vessels

Raytheon Anschütz, together with its exclusive Norwegian distributor Syberg AS, has won a contract for the delivery of a navigation system to the Havyard-designed wind farm service vessel being built for the Danish shipping company Esvagt.  The 88-metre Havyard 931 CCV (Crew Change Vessel) is planned to be delivered by Astilleros Zamakona Shipyard in Spain in the second quarter of 2017. Havyard […]

27 April 2015 Wind Farm Update

Cardinal marker buoys around the Gwynt y Môr offshore wind farm were removed by the THV Galatea.  The THV Galatea has removed eight Gwynt y Môr field cardinal perimeter buoys. At the same time, the Gwynt y Môr South buoy was moved to a new permanent position. After recovery of these buoys, the wind farm exhibits permanent aids to navigation. Also, […]

27 August 2014 Authorities, R&D

Plans to pin offshore wind turbines to the seafloor in the Atlantic Ocean has raised questions about potential risks to commercial shipping traffic, as vessels maneuver around the installations. To address this potential risk, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) scientists have developed an assessment of navigation safety risks, with support from the U.S. Bureau of […]

22 May 2014 Technology

Tideland Signal will launch a number of innovative new aids to navigation (AtoN) products, including E-Navcon, the world’s first AIS-equipped eRacon on stand A87 at the Seawork International exhibition in Southampton, UK from 10 to 12 June 2014. E-Navcon combines the benefits of a proven X-band radar beacon and a compact AIS transmitter contained within a […]

5 March 2014 Technology

A Sealite Nautilus ocean buoy with 3-5NM+ marine lantern was recently installed at the Scroby Sands Wind Farm, 2.5km off the coast of Great Yarmouth in eastern England.   The North Sea has some of the busiest shipping lanes in the world, and with on-going development of energy resources in the area, reliable aids to […]

9 December 2013 R&D

First Flight Wind hosted its second Shipping and Navigation Working Group at the Whistledown Hotel in Warrenpoint. This Working Group is one of six which have been established to help First Flight Wind assess the potential impacts of an offshore wind farm on key industries. Made up of 13 individuals, members of this Working Group […]

2 October 2013 Operations & Maintenance

OceanRusEnergy suggests its own solution to broaden the coverage of the network for Automated Information Systems (AIS) thanks to the additional sea-based Information System bases. Currently, Information Systems are based on sea lines, which put bounds to the coverage zones up to maximum 30-40 miles offshore. New e-Navigation concept assumes to introduce essentialy expensive new […]

3 May 2013

DONG Energy is constructing Anholt Offshore Wind Farm, and during the entire sailing season in 2013, intensive works will be conducted on establishing the largest offshore wind farm in Denmark, which includes an area of 88km² between Grenaa and Anholt. While construction is ongoing, the construction site is closed off for safety reasons, and unauthorised […]

12 March 2013

A sensing instrument which can measure ocean parameters such as sea surface roughness has been developed by experts at Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. (SSTL). In its more familiar usage, GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System – also known as GPS) pinpoints the geographic location of a user’s receiver anywhere in the world. However, in this small […]

1 June 2012

Last month RYA reported on the rock placements or rock berms that were put in place to protect the export cables from the Kentish Flats and London Array wind farms at the point at which they cross. Throughout UK waters cable crossings are becoming more likely, and already more frequent, as offshore energy installations continue […]

18 June 2010 Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Raymarine’s premier navigation system, the G Series, has been chosen for installation on a 20 metre Alicat workboat, to be used as a support…   [mappress] Source: bymnews, June 18, 2010;

16 January 2019 Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

Transmission system operator TenneT has chartered the Connector Express to provide supply trips to offshore platforms as well as perform inspections and repair work on structures and submarine cables from the base port of Emden. Rhenus Offshore Logistics, working in conjunction with A1 Offshore Solutions, started operating the supply vessel on 1 January 2019. The Connector Express, which […]

8 January 2019 Authorities

The Rhode Island Coastal Resources Management Council (CRMC) has obtained additional federal consistency oversight regarding offshore wind development projects in the federal waters off its coast, as well as that of Massachusetts.  The CRMC has been granted this jurisdiction expansion by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) through a new Geographic Location Description (GLD 2018) […]

31 December 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

The UK government is investing GBP 26.6 million to build micro-robots, including flying and underwater versions, which, among other uses, will inspect and maintain offshore wind turbines.

13 December 2018 Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

Seacat Services has installed Reygar’s BareFLEET monitoring system across its entire fleet of offshore energy support vessels.

24 October 2018 R&D, Technology, Vessels

Guidance Marine, part of the Wärtsilä group, has developed a new version of its targetless laser sensor which is specially designed for use on wind farm Service Operation Vessels (SOVs).

4 October 2018 Authorities, Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued the final Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Icebreaker offshore wind farm in Lake Erie, which states the project will not have a significant impact on the environment.

25 September 2018 Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

Kongsberg Maritime has secured a contract by Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) to equip a new heavy-lift crane vessel currently under construction at China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI).

13 September 2018 Authorities, Wind Farm Update

The Redwood Coast Energy Authority (RCEA) and a consortium of private companies have submitted a lease application to the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to advance the development of a floating wind project off Humboldt County in Northern California.

20 August 2018 Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

Teesside-based Wilton Engineering has sent off the first four transition pieces built for Ørsted’s 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. 

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.

7 August 2018 Wind Farm Update

US offshore wind developer Bay State Wind has revised a turbine layout pattern on a New England offshore wind farm in response to feedback from fishermen and community members. The change will accommodate historical fishing patterns, and help to provide greater ease of fishing within, and transiting through, the wind farm, Bay State Wind, a partnership […]