Crew Transfer Vessels News


Atlantic Wind Transfers Orders Six CTVs

Aug 30, 2022

Rhode Island-based offshore wind farm crew transfer vessel company Atlantic Wind Transfers has ordered six crew transfer vessels to be built at St. Johns Ship Building in Palatka, Fla. The first two vessels, of the Chartwell Ambitious-class design, are expected to be delivered in the summer of 2023 and January 2024, with four further builds in the pipeline. The 25.2-meter aluminum catamarans will each have capacity to transport 24 personnel to and from turbines…

Mainprize Offshore Equips Fleet with Reygar's Vessel Monitoring System

Jan 17, 2023

Mainprize Offshore, an offshore services company, is installing Reygar's BareFLEET vessel monitoring system on seven of its semi-SWATH crew transfer vessels (CTVs) to make its growing fleet more efficient and improve its operational performance…

U.S. Gulf of Mexico: Laborde Marine Expands Offshore Vessel Fleet

Jan 12, 2023

New Orleans-based Laborde Marine said Thursday it had acquired two 240-foot (73.15m) deepwater DP-2 offshore supply vessels from L&M Botruc Rental, Inc. and has expanded its fleet of managed vessels. The company said that SOLAS-certified Shelley…

Eneco Charters Windcat's CTV for Offshore Wind Support

Jan 12, 2023

Dutch offshore wind farm developer Eneco has signed a 5-year crew transfer vessel charter and partnership agreement with offshore vessel owner Windcat.The deal entails the transport of technicians offshore and will also allow the companies to…

Vestas, N-O-S to Deploy World's First Methanol-powered Crew Transfer Vessel at German Wind Farm

Dec 21, 2022

Offshore wind turbine maker Vestas and offshore vessel owner Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) have partnered up to deploy the world’s first methanol-powered offshore crew transfer vessel to drive down emissions from offshore wind service operations…

Chinese Firm Takes Delivery of Offshore Wind Crew Transfer Vessel

Dec 12, 2022

Chinese company Goldsea Marine Offshore Engineering has taken delivery of a new Incat Crowther-designed catamaran crew transfer vessel. The Incat Crowther 32, built by AFAI Southern Shipyard in Guangzhou, has a large cargo zone and a maximum speed of up to 25 knots…

BMT Unveils New Crew Transfer Vessel Model

Dec 01, 2022

BMT has unveiled its new 32-meter hybrid propulsion crew transfer vessel design, citing industry demand for lower carbon emissions, capacity, and prolonged offshore operations.'Crews and engineers’ safety and comfort are fundamental to BMT’s approach with this design…

HST Marine Orders Three Battery-powered Fast Crew Suppliers from Damen

Dec 01, 2022

Offshore energy industry services provider High Speed Transfers (HST) Marine has ordered three Fast Crew Suppliers 2710s from Damen Shipyards for an undisclosed fee.Damen Shipyards said that the vessels would be fitted with 190kW battery arrays…

Offshore Wind: BAR Targets U.S. Crew Transfer Vessel Deployment for 2024

Nov 30, 2022

Marine engineering consultancy, BAR Technologies (BAR), said Wednesday that its low-emission crew transfer vessel (CTV) design, the BARTech 30, will be available for the first U.S. offshore wind projects in 2024, following quotes at several U…

Reygar’s DDPR System Installed on Windcat Workboats' Crew Transfer Vessels

Nov 17, 2022

Windcat Workboats, a crew transfer vessel provider for the offshore wind industry, has installed Reygar’s Digital Daily Reporting System, Digital DPR, across its entire fleet of over 50 workboats.'The Digital DPR (DDPR) app runs from a touchscreen…

Strategic Marine to Build Three Chartwell Marine-designed Crew Transfer Vessels

Nov 14, 2022

Singapore-based shipbuilding company Strategic Marine has signed an order to build three ‘Brevity’-class crew transfer vessels (CTVs) from Chartwell Marine.The Brevity-class 27-meter catamaran design forms part of Chartwell’s new offshore wind support vessel range…

Purus Marine Buys UK-based Offshore Wind CTV Firm HST Marine

Sep 21, 2022

Purus Marine on Wednesday announced the acquisition of HST Marine, a UK-based provider of Crew Transfer Vessels (“CTVs”) to the offshore wind industry.HST’s fleet of includes one of the industry’s first battery hybrid CTVs, the Chartwell-designed HST Ella…

New Offshore Wind Crew Transfer Vessel Launched in UK

Aug 25, 2022

Marine engineering consultancy BAR Technologies on Wednesday held the official launch of its first BARTech 30 crew transfer vessel (CTV) from its premises on The Camber, Portsmouth, UK.BAR Technologies, Chair, Martin Whitmarsh - also Chair of…

North Star's Offshore Wind Vessel Named After Victorian Heroine Grace Darling

Aug 23, 2022

North Star’s new UK-built hybrid-powered daughter craft, specifically designed for the offshore wind market, has been launched at a naming ceremony held at the Royal Norfolk and Suffolk Yacht club in Lowestoft, adjacent to the firm’s regional operations hub…

St. Johns Ship Building Starts Building CTV for US Offshore Wind Farm

Jul 22, 2022

Florida-based St. Johns Ship Building has started construction of a Jones Act-compliant crew transfer vessel which will serve the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind farm in the U.S. Atlantic.The shipyard informed of the keel laying ceremony for the…

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