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LOW-CARBON SWATH CTVs TO BE BUILT IN FINLAND

LOW-CARBON SWATH CTVs TO BE BUILT IN FINLAND

Ad Hoc Marine Designs (AHMD) of the UK has announced a new design of Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull (Swath) crew transfer vessels (CTVs) for Scottish operator Maritime Craft Services (MCS). Initially, three vessels to the new design will be built at Työvene yard in...

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OFFSHORE EMISSION-SAVING UPGRADE FEATURES FIRST BRUNVOLL DP SYSTEM

OFFSHORE EMISSION-SAVING UPGRADE FEATURES FIRST BRUNVOLL DP SYSTEM

The first Brunvoll BruCon DP2 dynamic positioning system has passed third party verification onboard the offshore vessel 'Stril Mar', on which it was fitted as part of a larger power and energy management system upgrade supplied by Norwegian company SEAM. The upgrade...

GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR GREEN CTV PROJECT

GOVERNMENT SUPPORT FOR GREEN CTV PROJECT

Northern Ireland based sustainable maritime transport company Artemis Technologies, is leading a collaborative industry-led Research and Development project that has received £3m of government backing through the Clean Maritime Demonstration Competition Round 4...

KONGSBERG TO ADD ESS TO SEACOR PSVs

KONGSBERG TO ADD ESS TO SEACOR PSVs

US offshore operator Seacor Marine Holdings has announced its commitment to acquire four energy storage systems (ESS) from Kongsberg Maritime of Norway. The hybrid power solution will be installed on four of Seacor Marine’s Platform Supply Vessels (PSVs) to enhance...

ARTEMIS PROVIDES ON-SHORE CHARGING FOR E-CTV

ARTEMIS PROVIDES ON-SHORE CHARGING FOR E-CTV

UK company Artemis Technologies says it is playing a key role in a groundbreaking £8m project to deliver the world’s first retrofit Electric Crew Transfer Vessel (E-CTV) with offshore and onshore charging. The design and engineering phase has begun for the project led...

VARD TO BUILD TWO MORE HYBRID CSOVS

VARD TO BUILD TWO MORE HYBRID CSOVS

Vard and Windward Offshore, a consortium led by ASSC´s offshore arm SeaRenergy Group in Germany, have signed a contract for the design and construction for two additional hybrid Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOV). With this contract, Windward executes the...

FIRST GERMAN H2-POWERED CTV BEGINS OPERATION

FIRST GERMAN H2-POWERED CTV BEGINS OPERATION

FRS Windcat Offshore Logistics (FWOL), a joint venture between FRS Offshore of Germany and Dutch company Windcat has begun operating what is said to be the first hydrogen-powered dual-fuel Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) in the German Baltic Sea, for 50Hertz. The Hydrocat...

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OPTION EXERCISED WITH ULSTEIN FOR TWO HYBRID ZERO-CARBON CSOVs

OPTION EXERCISED WITH ULSTEIN FOR TWO HYBRID ZERO-CARBON CSOVs

Two new Construction Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) contracted at Ulstein Verft will be equipped with a hybrid battery propulsion system and be prepared for green methanol fuel to enable carbon-neutral operations. In 2023, Bernhard Schulte Offshore ordered the...

VARD CONTRACTED FOR HYBRID CABLE LAYER BY PRYSMIAN

VARD CONTRACTED FOR HYBRID CABLE LAYER BY PRYSMIAN

Vard of Norway has secured a new contract, worth about €230m, for the design and construction of another cable laying vessel for Prysmian Group of Italy, the third Prysmian cable layer contracted with Vard. The new vessel will be an evolution, based on knowledge and...

MAN HIGH-SPEED HYBRID POWER FOR BS OFFSHORE CSOVs

MAN HIGH-SPEED HYBRID POWER FOR BS OFFSHORE CSOVs

MAN Energy Solutions' 175D-MEV methanol-ready high speed engines have been ordered by Ulstein Verft for two battery-hybrid Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) being built for Bernhard Schulte Offshore (BS Offshore). The propulsion systems will enable...

DAMEN AND MJR DEVELOP ALL-ELECTRIC OFFSHORE VESSEL

DAMEN AND MJR DEVELOP ALL-ELECTRIC OFFSHORE VESSEL

Damen Shipyards Group has officially launched its latest vessel, a fully electric Service Operations Vessel (SOV), 70m x 17m, featuring offshore charging capabilities for significantly reduced emissions in the maintenance of offshore wind farms. Damen set out in 2020...

ULSTEIN ADDS METHANOL-FUELLED HEAVY TRANSPORT SHIP TO DESIGN PORTFOLIO

ULSTEIN ADDS METHANOL-FUELLED HEAVY TRANSPORT SHIP TO DESIGN PORTFOLIO

To meet the increasing logistic requirements for ever-growing offshore wind components transported across the globe, Ulstein has added the HX121 heavy transport vessel to its design portfolio. The design features an Ulstein X-Bow to improve seakeeping, maximise deck...

DAMEN RECEIVES ORDER FOR MORE H2 HYBRID CSOVs

DAMEN RECEIVES ORDER FOR MORE H2 HYBRID CSOVs

Offshore operator Windcat has placed an additional order of two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) with Damen Shipyards. This order increases Windcat’s CSOV fleet to a total of five vessels, leaving the option of acquiring a sixth vessel. This development...

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