Crew Transfer Vessels News


Funding Granted for "World’s First" Vessel Charging Station within Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 16, 2023

A renewable energy technology consortium has secured £1.5 million funding to what they say is 'the world’s first offshore charging station within a UK wind farm.'The funding was awarded as part of the UK's Department for Transport and Innovate…

Siemens Gamesa Charters NYK CTV for Japanese Offshore Wind Farm

Feb 16, 2023

Siemens Gamesa and the Japanese shipping and logistics company NYK have signed a time charter contract for a crew transfer vessel (CTV) that will be used at an offshore wind farm in Japan.The CTV will be owned by NYK and managed by Hokkaido-based Hokuyo Kaiun Co…

HST Marine's Second Hybrid-Electric CTV Welcomed by British Maritime Leaders

Feb 10, 2023

Offshore crew transfer firm HST Marine has welcomed the arrival of its new UK-built hybrid-electric crew transfer vessel (CTV), HST Frances.The ceremony was attended by Nusrat Ghani MP, UK Minister of State (Dept. for Business and Trade and…

WindServe Marine Secures Loan for Offshore Wind CTV Construction

Feb 01, 2023

WindServe Marine, a U.S. offshore wind support services company, has secured a loan from The Washington Trust Company, for the construction of three new 88-foot crew transfer vessels (CTV), recently commissioned by Ørsted, the largest offshore wind developer in the world…

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…

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