Vineyard Wind project is another step along in regulatory process

The Vineyard Wind offshore wind project is moving ahead on two fronts. In Washington, D.C., the ponderous BOEM (Bureau of Offshore Energy Management) regulatory process has taken another step forward with the

Atlantic Wind Transfers wins Virginia offshore wind CTV contract

Atlantic Wind Transfers, based in Quonset Point, R.I., has secured its second long-term Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) contract in the U.S. to provide offshore marine support services for the Siemens Gamesa offshore

MacGregor equipment picked for Edda Wind newbuild quartet

MacGregor is to supply walk-to-work gangway and 3D crane equipment packages for the four offshore wind service vessels under construction in Spain for Østensjø Rederi’s Edda Wind business (see earlier story). Two

ST Engineering Marine unveils new LNG catamaran design

With extreme volatility in oil price, offshore operators are now more conscious of operating expenses and looking for more cost-effective transfer solutions. In response, Singapore’s ST Engineering Marine has unveiled a design

MAN main engines chosen for giant Jan de Nul crane ship

Shipbuilder China Merchant Heavy Industry (CMHI) has ordered six MAN 12V32/44CR main engines for the 5,000-tonne floating installation crane vessel Les Alizés ordered by the Jan De Nul Group (see earlier story).

VIDEO: Massive offshore crane collapses during load tests

Video has surfaced on YouTube showing the collapse of a massive Liebherr offshore crane during load testing on the DEME offshore installation vessel Orion 1. Built in China, the vessel is designed

Second Louis Dreyfus SOV to feature Schottel propulsion systems

French shipping company Louis Dreyfus Armateurs has selected Schottel to supply a range of propulsion systems for its second wind farm service operation vessel (SOV) the Wind of Hope, the sister vessel

Edda Wind wins long term charters for advanced offshore wind service vessels

Edda Wind, the offshore wind segment of Norway’s Østensjø Group, has signed long term time charter agreements with MHI Vestas and Ocean Breeze Energy respectively for two of four offshore wind vessels

VIDEO: Dacoma and Tuco to test novel workboat stabilizer

Two Danish companies — Dacoma and Tuco — are to test a novel stabilizer developed for offshore renewables sector work and crew boats. Developed by Dacoma ApS, the Airkeel is a submerged,

CWind charters in additional vessels

Chelmsford, U.K., based offshore renewables support services provider CWind is continuing with its fleet development and expansion plans. It has signed a long-term chartering agreement with Dalby Offshore that will see it

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