BMT designs U.S. CTVs with whales in mind

The two BMT-designed Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs) being built to service Ørsted U.S. offshore wind projects will have some significant differences from similar vessels built for the European market. As we reported

Ørsted partners with WindServe to build two CTVs at U.S. shipyards

Offshore wind leader Ørsted has partnered with WindServe Marine, LLC, a member of the Staten Island, N.Y. headquartered Reinauer Group, to construct two purpose-built offshore Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs). They will transport

Chartwell Marine develops CTV aimed at U.S. offshore wind market

OCTOBER 15, 2018 — Major companies involved in the development of U.S. offshore wind farms need confidence in the availability of proven vessel concepts, as they continue to explore opportunities and justify

Cheo Lee Shipyards completes sea trials of 27 m crew transfer vesserl

APRIL 9, 2018 — Njord Zenith, the first of two 27 m crew transfer vessels built to a BMT design by China’s Cheoy Lee Shipyards for Njord Offshore, has successfully completed sea

AMC develops future-proof offshore wind CTV

NOVEMBER 28, 2016 — By 2020, predicts the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA), 354,000 people—up from 253,000 today—will be employed in the European offshore wind sector. Many of those people will need

IMTRA equipment picked for America’s first wind farm CTV

APRIL 22, 2016 — IMTRA, New Bedford, MA, has delivered a number of equipment items for the first U.S.-flagged offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel (CTV), Atlantic Pioneer, recently delivered by Blount

Blount delivers first U.S. built, U.S. flagged wind farm CTV

APRIL 13, 2016 — Blount Boats, has delivered the Atlantic Pioneer, America’s first U.S. Flagged Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) from its Warren, RI, shipyard. It will begin service for Atlantic Wind Transfers

Ribbon-cutting ceremony held for wind farm vessel

AUGUST 12, 2015—An official ribbon-cutting ceremony will be held today at the Warren, RI, shipyard of Blount Boats, Inc., for the first offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel being built in the

Construction of first U.S. offshore wind vessel underway

JULY 19, 2015—Work is well underway at Blount Boats in Warren, RI, on what will be the first U.S.-flag vessel built for the U.S. offshore wind farm market. The 21-meter-long aluminum catamaran

Strategic introduces Gen 3 crew transfer vessel

AUGUST 26, 2014 — Henderson, Western Australia, headquartered shipbuilder Strategic Marine has unveiled its Generation 3 crew transfer vessel for the international offshore markets. The new 40 meter design has been in