Logisitics & operations news

  • logistics & operations

    SPARTA system should help reducing costs

    All ten of the UK’s offshore wind farm owner/operators have signed an agreement committing to SPARTA. SPARTA provides anonymously shared data on a wide range of operational issues such as system... read more
  • logistics & operations

    Ready for Service

    Service Operation Vessels (SOV) are currently being celebrated as the solution for the servicing of offshore wind farms far from the coast. Or rather, celebrated by at least those who are pinning... read more
  • logistics & operations

    Very lucky indeed

    Is the danger for offshore wind turbines posed by drifting ships with no engine power currently being underestimated? In the case of a multi-purpose freighter in the middle of February, rescue came in... read more

  • logistics & operations

    Faster, bigger, more efficient

    One vessel for a hundred wind turbines. With this claim and a new tool, Siemens Wind Power intends to revolutionise the servicing of wind farms far from shore. The first ­service ­operation vessel... read more
  • logistics & operations

    “Make the offshore workplace incident-free”

    The G9 Offshore Wind Health and Safety Association has published its ­second annual incident data report for the offshore wind sector. OWI spoke to Benj Sykes, Chairman of the G9 Board of Directors,... read more
  • logistics & operations

    Currently being tested

    Maintenance costs rank among the greatest financial risks for an offshore wind farm. Of course, the sector does not yet have long-term experience in this area. Various concepts are now ­being tested... read more
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    A day in the life of a wind turbine engineer

    A short film by Broadcast Media Services (BMS) is telling the story of a typical day in the life of a wind turbine engineer working on London Array offshore wind farm. read more
  • logistics & operations

    Dong Energy inaugurates offshore base of operations

    Dong Energy has inaugurated the operational management headquarters for its German offshore wind farms. The company will not only be coordinating the construction of wind farms but also their... read more
  • logistics & operations

    ANTS Offshore starts shuttle service

    ANTS Offshore has launched a new service to supply North Sea wind farms. The DP2 vessel Abis Dundee will gather cargo from as many clients as possible to increase the transport volume and reduce... read more
  • project update, logistics & operations

    Siemens signs service extension for Rhyl Flats

    Siemens has signed a 15-year post-warranty service agreement extension for Rhyl Flats. It’s the first of its kind for Siemens. read more