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  • 6 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Environment

    Ørsted has signed a contract with Northumbrian Water under which the UK water company will power all of its 1,858 sites using renewable energy for the next four years.

  • 20 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Norwegian shipbuilder Umoe Mandal placed the new WaveCraft Surface Effect Ship Umoe Firmus into the water for the first time on 16 November 2015, keeping the vessel on schedule to arrive in the UK in mid-January 2016. Umoe Firmus is to be operated by Tidal Transit Limited, which has an initial charter contract in place, with a […]

  • 5 June 2017

    Dutch water technology company Hatenboer-Water has completed delivery of a customised fresh water system for a recently installed unmanned offshore platform on one of the wind farms in the German North Sea.

  • 11 July 2016

    Last September in Baltimore at the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER conference the buzz words heard over and over again were “we have steel in the water.” This is, of course, a reference to the jacket foundations for the five French built GE Haliade 6MW wind turbines which will be installed on the first North American Offshore Wind Farm site almost 5km […]

  • 30 July 2014

    Offshore Wind Services’ (OWS) vessel Offshore Waddenzee was launched today at Damen shipyard in Den Helder. This is the second vessel ordered by the company from Damen this year. Offshore Waddenzee was scheduled for delivery in August, but according to Workships’ twitter account, the vessel has already hit the water. The vessel is going to […]

  • 8 November 2019

    Damen Shipyards has floated out HST Euan, High Speed Transfers’ (HST) fourth FCS 2710 class fast crew supply vessel. To remind, HST placed the order with Damen for the fourth Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2710 this June. Shortly after, the company revealed it had signed a contract with MHI Vestas to provide HST Euan and HST Harri […]

  • 12 January 2016

    The Rix Leopard, the latest wind farm workboat to the Rix Sea Shuttle fleet, was introduced to the water on 15th December at a launch ceremony at the Piriou shipyard in Vietnam. The small ceremony took place with the shipyard personnel and the team who are building the vessel. Rix Sea says that progress of the […]

  • 22 July 2015

    China Huaneng Group’s first offshore wind project entered construction phase when the 105-tonne monopile foundation was installed offshore Baxianjiao, Rudong late last month. The 300MW Rudong offshore wind farm will comprise 50 turbines of 4MW and 20 turbines of 5MW covering an area of 82 square kilometres. The first batch of turbines is expected to […]

  • 15 April 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The first foundation was successfully installed at the Gode Wind Offshore Wind Farm in the German North Sea yesterday. With this project, DONG Energy is building Germany’s biggest offshore wind farm 45km from the mainland and around 33km from the islands Juist and Norderney. Trine Borum Bojsen, Managing Director from DONG Energy in Germany said: […]

  • 28 January 2020

    Ulstein Verft has floated out Bernhard Schulte’s new service operation vessel (SOV), destined for the Merkur offshore wind project

  • 22 February 2019

    Damen Shipyards has floated out High Speed Transfers’ (HST) new fast crew supply vessel HST Sofia. According to the UK-based company, the vessel is scheduled for delivery in five weeks. HST Sofia, for which a contract was signed in September last year, represents the second FCS 2710 vessel HST ordered with Damen and is being built to the same specifications as HST Hudson. […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Van Oord’s newly upgraded offshore installation vessel Aeolus has started installing monopile foundations on the 370MW Norther wind farm in the Belgian North Sea.

  • 20 August 2015

    In the German part of the North Sea, Bilfinger is installing 72 foundations for the Sandbank Wind Farm. Blue Water’s stevedore department in Esbjerg is responsible for the loading operations. The foundations, consisting of a monopile and a transition piece, are transported to Esbjerg on Bilfinger’s barges and picked up again by the installation vessel Pacific […]

  • 8 July 2014

    On 1 July Marianne Girardin and Mogens Nielsen from Blue Water France was a host for the French delegation of some 25 companies lead by EDF EN, WPD, and DONG Energy in the Blue Water headquarter in Esbjerg. The purpose of the visit was to show the clients how Blue Water handle large and complex […]

  • 14 September 2012

    Blue Water Shipping will be attending the Husum WindEnergy event. “Husum is traditionally a very good exhibition joining the industry for a wonderfull week of network and knowledge sharing. It is of course also a very good opportunity for Blue Water to present both our recently opened office in Hamburg and our new segment for […]

  • 17 August 2015

    The German marine energy developer, Nemos, started the fully automated operation of its wave energy device at Nissum Bredning in Denmark last week. “With an advanced developed operation`s software and optimised hardware the device already feeds in electricity into the Danish grid,” said the company in a statement. The Nemos-system consists of an elongated floating […]

  • 31 July 2018
    Authorities, Wind Farm Update

    The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued a Section 401 water quality certificate of approval to Icebreaker Windpower Inc., confirming that the Icebreaker offshore wind project in the Lake Erie complies with federal standards relating to water pollution.

  • 12 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first three transition pieces for the Kriegers Flak offshore wind farm have been loaded onto a barge and are ready for installation, Bladt Industries said. The remaining 69 transition pieces will follow during the year. The last transition piece is scheduled to leave Bladt’s facility in Aalborg in the third quarter of 2020, Bladt […]

  • 24 February 2020
    R&D, Technology

    RWE Renewables and Saitec Offshore Technologies have joined forces to test new ways to install and operate offshore wind farms in deep waters. In a joint pilot project called “DemoSATH”, the RWE subsidiary specialising in renewable energy and the Spanish engineering company Saitec Offshore Technologies will start testing a floating platform for wind turbines off […]

  • 1 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    For three years, Blue Water Shipping has been working on several interesting assignments during the construction of Denmark’s largest wind farm – Anholt Offshore Wind Farm – which opened in September. More than 3.000 people have been working on site during the project phase, and over 100 ships have been involved. Thus, the coordination and […]

  • 25 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Propulsion specialists, WaterMota took several orders for Doosan engines at Seawork this year – revealing that the emphasis is still on the growing market in windfarm support vessels. Mike Beacham, managing director of WaterMota, said: “Many of these vessels are in use 24 hours a day, working in extreme conditions without access to sophisticated repair […]

  • 25 October 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    MPI Offshore’s wind-turbine installation vessel (WTIV), MPI Resolution, is currently undergoing installation of leg extensions at the company’s Tees offshore base in Middlesbrough, UK. Following these modifications, MPI Resolution will be able to operate in water depths of up to 35m, depending upon the site-specific data. This represents a gain of up to 7m on […]

  • 12 November 2018
    R&D, Technology

    Spain’s Esteyco has teamed up with the Basque Research and Innovation Center Tecnalia to design a dynamic energy transmission cable as part of the Telwind floating wind platform project.

  • 12 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Environment, Grid Connection

    DONG Energy has powered up a five-year contract to supply green energy to supply Welsh Water across more than 4,000 operational sites.

  • 27 July 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    The first jacket foundation has been installed three miles (4.8 km) off the Block Island coast yesterday afternoon representing the first steel in the water for Deepwater Wind’s 30 MW project. According to CEO Jeff Grybowski, the 400 ton lift was conducted by the floating barge crane, Weeks 533, as “smooth as silk.” Even though the […]

  • 24 August 2017
    Technology, Wind Farm Update

    The square ring-shaped floating foundation, the heart of the Floatgen floating wind project, was launched yesterday at the Port of Saint-Nazaire, France.