Alternative Energy
Polish shipbuilder Crist S.A. is to build a second heavy lift jack-up vessel for German construction giant Hochtief Solutions. Being built for the installation of offshore wind farms, the vessel is to be named Vidar.It…
Southampton, U.K., based BMT Nigel Gee Ltd. is to supply the design for the construction of eight new 20 m Wind Farm Support Vessels, including options, to be built by Australian shipbuilder Strategic Marine for…
The first vessel to be built  at Austal’s recently acquired shipyard in the Philippines will be a 27-meter trimaran wind farm support vessel according to the company. Construction on the wind farm vessel will begin…
A Danish shipyard that specializes in superyachts is entering the commercial market with a wind farm service vessel that will see its expertise in carbon fiber hull construction applied to a SWATH (Small Waterplane Area…
Now in service with Maritime Craft Services on the U.K.'s Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm Project, the wind farm service vessels MCS Zephyr & MCS Maestro are the first to be built under survey to…
The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued the first license for a U.S. tidal power plant  to transmit energy onto the local and national grid. The pilot commercial license allows Verdant Power to…
Scottish offshore service provider MarineCo UK has placed an order at Damen Shipyards for two more High Speed Support Vessels (HSSVs). The newbuilds are to be delivered in May and October 2012. The contract includes…
Drydocks World has entered into a contract with Aibel, a Norwegian provider of services to the energy industry, that will see the Dubai shipyard build a Wind Power Offshore Platform to receive power generated from…
Austal is to build a fourth wind farm support vessel for U.K.-based Turbine Transfers Limited. The order is the first for a new Austal design that will enable safer and more efficient offshore wind turbine…
KV Ventus B.V., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Singapore's Keppel Corporation Ltd. has entered into an agreement to take a 49.9 percent stake in offshore wind turbine foundation designer OWEC Tower (AS) for about NOK 61…
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