logistics & operations

logistics & operations

BMT Nigel takes over a new high speed service vessel

Sure Diamond is the first UK flagged vessel to be certified under the Interim Code for High Speed Offshore Service Craft. (Photo: BMT)

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 Offshore Service Craft.

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.

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 platform is also strong on offshore O&M.

Time is money

When WTIV shortages avoide, heavy-lift crane vessels like Jumbo Javelin are put to use. (Photo: Jumbo)

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 stages of the process.

Foldable work platform now available in Europe

The QuikDeck system may also become a solution for offshore wind applications. (Photo: QuikDeck)

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 work platform may now also become applicable at European offshore wind sites.

Siemens wants to reduce transport costs by 20%

The turbines on the custom-built vessel by deugro can be covered for maximum protection. (Graphic: deugro)

Siemens has concluded a logistics contract with deugro. The transport company will build two special transport vessels for rotor blades and nacelles for Siemens. The heavy components thus will be moved in tailor-made Roll-on/Roll-off process on and off the ships.

Seajacks take delivery of Scylla

In early December, Seajacks Scylla will begin her journey from South Korea to Europe. (Photo: Seajacks)

Seajacks International has taken successful delivery of its fifth self-propelled jack-up vessel, the Scylla. Built by Samsung Heavy Industries in Korea, Scylla is the world’s largest and most capable installation jack-up vessel to date, Seajacks states.

ELA Container builds first MEDICbox for WINDEAcare

The container provides medicine & medical equipment to ensure EMS treatments in case of medical emergencies. All equipment fulfils the latest valid offshore and medical treatment area guidelines. (Photo: ELA Container)

ELA Container Offshore GmbH delivered a 10 ft offshore container solution for WINDEA Offshore GmbH & Co. KG that is equipped as a Mobile Rescue Container. The first container of this type has been finished and delivered after a short planning and production time.

Crown Estate launches interactive electricity map

The Crown Estate has launched a unique interactive map that shows the estimated percentage of UK electricity demand being met by offshore wind on an hourly basis.

The Haliade Offshore Wind Turbine: An Exceptional Adventure

Watch the onshore and offshore installations of Haliade 150-6MW, key steps for the development of a new industrial cluster and the execution of projects worldwide.