Logisitics & operations news

  • logistics & operations

    Sea Worker finally capsized

    After grounding a few days before, installation vessel Sea Worker now capsized off the coast at Nymindegab south of Hvide Sande. According to ship owner A2Sea, no pollution has been detected from the... read more
  • logistics & operations

    High Wind tested the Boom Lock system

    Video - High Wind tested the Boom Lock system with a 6MW Senvion wind turbine blade, proving the ability to keep it completely still in wind conditions of 15m/s average wind speed and gusts up to 20m/... read more
  • logistics & operations

    Installation vessel Sea Worker getting in distress at sea

    Whilst being in transit to Esbjerg, the tow line between jack-up barge Sea Worker and the tug boat broke and the vessel drifted towards the coast. Shortly after evacuation, Sea Worker grounded off the... read more

  • logistics & operations, politics & business

    First ever decommissioning of an offshore wind farm

    Vattenfall has dismantled Yttre Stengrund offshore wind farm off the coast of Sweden. It is the first ever decommissioning of an offshore wind farm. read more
  • project update, logistics & operations

    East Anglian seabed scanning discovers German WW1 submarine

    Whilst undertaking detailed seabed scanning for the development of windfarm projects in the East Anglia Zone windfarm developers ScottishPower Renewables and Vattenfall uncovered a wreck of a WW1... read more
  • logistics & operations, politics & business

    Bibby and Damen to build SOV

    Bibby Marine Services Ltd. has signed a contract with shipbuilder Damen Shipyards for a purpose-built SOV to serve the offshore wind market. The new ship called Bibby WaveMaster 1 represents the first... read more
  • logistics & operations, politics & business

    Report maps regulations on vessels used in the North Sea

    The Danish Maritime Authority has had a report drawn up that maps the regulations and industry standards applicable to maritime operations in the offshore wind sector of Denmark, the United Kingdom,... read more
  • logistics & operations

    BMT Nigel takes over a new high speed service vessel

    BMT Nigel Gee announced the delivery of the offshore service vessel Sure Diamond. According to the company it is the first ever UK flagged vessel to be certified under the Interim Code for High Speed... read more
  • logistics & operations

    Outfitting of first SOV for Bernhard Schulte started

    The first of two SOV hulls for Bernhard Schulte Offshore made its first voyage, from Crist yard in Gdynia, Poland, to Norway. In the early morning of January 3 it arrived at Ulstein Verft in... read more
  • logistics & operations

    Software tool for cost reduction

    Researchers at Robert Gordon University are developing a software tool which aims to dramatically cut maintenance costs for offshore wind turbines. read more

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