Logisitics & operations news

  • 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
  • logistics & operations, politics & business

    Turbine owners establish global peer-to-peer platform

    With a new global peer-to-peer platform turbine owners want to solve O&M issues collaboratively. With current members of “o2o Wind” owning more than 60 % of all offshore turbines in the world, the... read more
  • logistics & operations

    Time is money

    The construction of offshore wind farms has become a routine activity, but it still takes too long. In order to save time it is necessary to define technically feasible limits for the individual... read more
  • logistics & operations

    Foldable work platform now available in Europe

    Sky-Access has introduced a versatile modular suspended work platform on the European market. The QuikDeck system was launched in the United States ten years ago and the innovative heavy-duty foldable... read more