ABS awards Vard Marine AIP for second Jones Act SOV design

Vard Marine Inc. reports that, with U.S. offshore wind projects picking up speed, it has been accelerating its design efforts and has now obtained its second ABS Approval in Principle (AIP) for

Schulte back at Ulstein for third offshore wind SOV

JULY 31, 2018 — Germany’s Bernard Schulte Offshore has signed a contract with Norwegian shipbuilder Ulstein Verft covering construction of an offshore wind service operation vessel (SOV). The ship will be built

ESVAGT orders SOV to support 15 year MHI Vestas contract

AUGUST 24, 2017 — Esbjerg, Denmark, headquartered ESVAGT is to build a new service operation vessel (SOV) to support MHI Vestas Offshore Wind in its Deutsche Bucht wind farm project. ESVAGT has

Gondan launches first SOV to be built in Spain

APRIL 27, 2016 — Spain’s Gondan Shipbuilders reports that its Figueras, Asturias, shipyard has launched the first offshore wind SOV (Service Operation Vessel) to be built in Spain. The event was attended

Ulstein delivers X-Stern wind farm SOV

JUNE 23, 2016 — Bernard Schulte Offshore today took delivery of the first of two 88 m x 18 m wind farm service operation vessels ordered from Norway’s Ulstein Verft in 2015.

Tuco books another wind service workboat order

MAY 17, 2016 – Denmark’s Tuco Marine Group has won a new order for an 11m wind farm service boat from its ProZero series of fast rescue boats, daughter craft and workboats.

VIDEO: Ulstein launches first offshore wind service vessel

APRIL 28, 2016 — Norway’s Ulstein Verft shipyard has launched its first offshore wind services vessel. It is also the first vessel to feature Ulstein’s newly-developed X-Stern hull line design. The service

New offshore wind SOV design unveiled

JULY 14, 2015 — The new OAV (Offshore Assistance Vessel) SR1 design aims to bring passenger vessel comfort and full North Sea operational capability to the offshore wind Service Operation Vessels (SOV)