Thursday, March 18, 2021
dogger bank service operation vessels

Contracts Awarded for Dogger Bank Wind Farm Service Operation Vessels

UK-based North Star Renewables has been awarded contracts for delivering three service operation vessels for the Dogger Bank wind farm. The total value of the contracts including options is estimated...

March 18, 2021
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Monday, May 9, 2016

DONG Energy Declares Option for Second Wind Farm Service Vessel

DONG Energy has declared option for a second wind turbine Service Operation Vessel with Norwegian-based shipping company Østensjø Rederi requiring the construction of a newbuild vessel. The newbuild will be...

May 9, 2016
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Friday, October 9, 2015

Norwegian Owner Østensjø Rederi Commissions Newbuild Wind Farm Service Vessel

  Norwegian based shipping company Østensjø Rederi is constructing a new wind farm service vessel after landing a five-year contract from DONG Energy, some good news in an otherwise slow...

October 9, 2015
Total Views: 18

Monday, August 27, 2012

Look up there! It’s a bird, it’s a plane…no, it’s a ship?!

Yes, that’s right, it’s a ship [a self-propelled DP2 jack-up, heavy lift ship to be precise].  For the uninitiated, it could look like the Empire’s AT-AT landing craft on the...

August 27, 2012
Total Views: 18

Friday, July 13, 2012
Press Releases

Damen Launches Wind Farm Service Vessels for SeaZip

Last week, two twin axe catamarans of the successful Damen FCS 2610 type have been launched at Damen’s newbuilding yard in Singapore. Both vessels will be completed in the coming...

July 13, 2012
Total Views: 5

Friday, March 2, 2012
Engineering News

The Voith Linear Jet: Combining the Best of Two Options

By Kevin Sorbello, Chief Engineer Voith Turbo announced their first Voith Linear Jet (VLJ) order by Turbine Transfers UK in February of this year.  The Voith Linear Jet drives will...

March 2, 2012
Total Views: 263

Monday, February 20, 2012
Engineering News

BMT Subsidiary to Design Wind Farm Support Vessels for European Market

BMT Group said Monday that its subsidiary, BMT Nigel Gee, will provide the design for eight new Windfarm Support Vessels to be constructed by the Australian shipbuilder, Strategic Marine. The...

February 20, 2012
Total Views: 3

Friday, December 23, 2011
windcat offshore wind

Thundercats Hooooooo!!! Oh wait, I meant WINDCATS

SEACOR Marine LCC announced today that it has invested in Windcat Workboats Holdings Ltd, a European operator of wind farm utility vessels. U.S.-based SEACOR Marine, a subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings...

December 23, 2011
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Friday, July 29, 2011
Engineering News

Incat Crowther launches latest creation – ‘Topaz Zenith’ crew boat

Incat Crowther has reported the launch of Topaz Zenith, an innovative 27.6m Wave Piercing Catamaran Crew Boat designed to support offshore energy installations. Topaz Shipbuilding Part of the development of...

July 29, 2011
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Thursday, July 14, 2011
Austal osv wind express

Austal awarded contract for three offshore wind support vessels

Following the launch of Austal’s Wind Express series in mid 2010, Austal is pleased to announce the award of a contract for the design and construction of three purpose-built 21...

July 14, 2011
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Engineering News

Does Size Really Matter? Offshore Wind Support Vessels Getting Smaller

Does size really matter? Ijmuiden, The Netherlands-based ship design firm, has been contracted to design a new compact but powerful AHT offshore support vessel for the Dutch company Neptune Marine...

May 3, 2011
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Engineering News

SEAFOX 5 offshore wind turbine installation vessel lands first job

Keppel FELS has announced Tuesday that its new multi-purpose self-elevating platform (MPSEP), SEAFOX 5, has secured its first job in offshore wind market in a contract with joint-venture Aarsleff Bilfinger...

April 19, 2011
Total Views: 17