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RWE Building 'World's First' Amphibious Vessel for Shallow Water Wind Farms

Mar 03, 2022

German renewable energy industry giant RWE, in partnership with Commercial Rib Charters (CRC), is building 'a world-first' amphibious vessel for reaching offshore wind farms in shallow waters.'The unique crew transfer vessel has initially been designed to reach turbines at Scroby Sands [wind farm in the UK ], which have become stranded by the natural rising tide of the sandbank on which it is built…

Incat Crowther Designs CTVs for U.S. Offshore Wind Market

May 02, 2022

Incat Crowther has recently secured contracts to design three offshore Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs) for the U.S. operator Windea CTV.Two of the CTVs will be built by St Johns Shipbuilding in Florida and one will be built by Gulf Craft in Louisiana…

U-Ming Marine Offshore Buys Two CTVs for Offshore Wind Market in Taiwan

Apr 26, 2022

U-Ming Marine Offshore Company Limited (UMO) has acquired two secondhand crew transfer vessels (CTVs) and completed their reflagging.The company, a joint venture between U-Ming Marine Transport Corporation and World Marine Offshore A/S, said the vessels…

Strategic Marine Delivers Crew Transfer Vessel Duo to WEM Marine

Mar 14, 2022

Singapore-based shipbuilding company Strategic Marine has delivered two crew transfer vessels (CTVs) to the UK-based offshore support vessel company WEM Marine Ltd. The new 27m vessels, built to the Stratcat 26 design, are the very first CTVs…

High Tien Offshore, Jong Shyn Shipbuilding to Build Taiwanese CTVs

Mar 07, 2022

High Tien Offshore (HTO) signed a Letter of Intent with Jong Shyn Shipbuilding (JSS) to build Taiwanese Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV) in JSS' shipyard for use in the Taiwanese offshore wind farm industry, supporting developers’ bidding for the offshore windfarms of zonal development in Round 3…

High Speed Offshore Service Crafts in UK Now Allowed to Carry Up to 60 Workers

Feb 10, 2022

High Speed Offshore Service Craft operating in the UK are now allowed to transport up to 60 workers, the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency said Wednesday.According to MCA, the change will mean that vessels transporting those who work on offshore…

BMT to Design Three Crew Transfer Vessels for US Offshore Wind Operations

Feb 08, 2022

BMT has won a design contract for three new Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs) to be operated at east coast wind farms in the US. The three vessels will be built by Senesco in the USA under ABS classification meeting USCG subchapter L regulations…

CoastWise's New Crew Transfer Vessel Christened

Dec 10, 2021

CoastWise Offshore Services' crew transfer vessel was christened Friday at Next Generation Shipyards in Lauwersoog, the Netherlands.The vessel, named 'COS Master' will be operated by CoastWise Offshore Services for the transport of personnel and material to and from…

Volvo Penta's Propulsion for American Offshore Services' CTVs

Nov 30, 2021

Volvo Penta has secured a contract to provide quad IPS propulsion systems for the four new offshore wind farm crew transfer vessels (CTVs) that will be built at Blount Boats for American Offshore Services (AOS). The new 30-meter (99-ft.) twin…

Infographic: VesselsValue Launches Coverage of Crew Transfer Vessels

Nov 01, 2021

VesselsValue, a vessel valuation and data website, often cited by Offshore Engineer for data on offshore support vessels and rigs, is now covering Crew Transfer Vessels, too.According to data shared by VesselsValue with Offshore Engineer, the…

Stanford Marine Orders Two Crew Boats from Grandweld

Nov 01, 2021

Grandweld shipyard has won a contract with offshore support vessel firm Stanford Marine to build two 42-meter GrandSuperior crew boats with the keel-laying ceremony recently completed. These are Grandweld’s 11th and 12th vessels built for Stanford Marine…

Sam Pan Marine Orders Up to 12 CTVs from Strategic Marine

Oct 20, 2021

Singapore-based Sam Pan Marine Holdings Pte Ltd has ordered six Strat Cat 27 (SC27) crew transfer vessels (CTV) from Strategic Marine (S) Pte Ltd, with an option to build and deliver six more vessels.Sam Pan Marine Holdings has also appointed…

Gladding-Hearn to Build Hybrid-electric CTV for Mayflower Wind

Oct 14, 2021

U.S. offshore wind farm developer Mayflower Wind announced Thursday that it has signed an agreement with Gladding-Hearn Shipbuilding/Duclos Corporation of Somerset, Mass. for the specification, design and manufacture of a Jones Act-compliant…

VIDEO: Damen's 'Ground-breaking' Fast Crew Supplier Completes Sea Trials

Oct 07, 2021

Dutch shipbuilder Damen said Thursday that the first of Damen's ground-breaking Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 7011 class has completed its sea trials coast of Turkey and is now set to move to the Netherlands.'The offshore energy market and prospective…

Strategic Marine Unveils New Fast Crew Boat Design

Sep 20, 2021

Shipbuilder Strategic Marine has unveiled its new Aluminium 42m Gen 4 Fast Crew Boat (FCB) design. According to the company, the vessel comes with an efficient new hull form and Z-bow which improves seakeeping, requires less power for the same speed and deadweight (DWT)…

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