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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…

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…

Scania to Power Patriot's New CTV

Jul 19, 2022

Engine manufacturer Scania announced it has been selected by Patriot Offshore Maritime Services to power its new 27-meter aluminum crew transfer vessel (CTV), chartered by Vineyard Wind for support of the construction and management of its commercial offshore wind project…

Strategic Marine Delivers Fast Crew Boat to Centus Marine

Jul 14, 2022

Singapore-based shipbuilder Strategic Marine has delivered a 42m Fast Crew Boat (FCB) to repeat client Centus Marine, the fourth vessel delivered to the offshore marine service provider in the last two years.'The 42m FCB has been designed to meet the specific requirements of oil majors…

Cutting Emissions: Vestas Testing Use of Hydrogen-powered Crew Transfer Vessel

Jul 04, 2022

Danish offshore wind turbine manufacturer Vestas is partnering up with Windcat Workboats to launch a pilot program to explore how 'the world’s first' hydrogen-powered crew transfer vessel (CTV) can help reduce carbon emissions from its offshore service operations…

Manor Renewable Energy Orders Two Crew Transfer Vessels from Strategic Marine

Jul 01, 2022

Manor Renewable Energy (MRE) ordered two aluminium catamaran-type crew transfer vessels  Strategic Marine. The vessels will support MRE’s offshore operations in the UK, Europe, and Asia.The two vessels, due to be named Manor Victor and Manor Vulcan…

Libra Buys U.S. Shipyard to Build Jones Act Offshore Wind Vessels

Jun 22, 2022

Global group Libra has acquired a U.S. shipyard through a subsidiary to capitalize on growing shipbuilding demand for the offshore wind industry as Washington accelerates efforts to boost cleaner power, top company executives said.U.S. President…

Strategic Marine's New Fast Crew Boat Can Carry 80 Passengers

Jun 07, 2022

Singapore's Strategic Marine has announced its latest offshore fast crew boat, a 38-meter extra fast crew transfer catamaran vessel (FCTV).  'The new vessel has been designed in collaboration with One2Three naval architects in Sydney Australia…

MEO Group Orders Five Crew Boats from Penguin

May 24, 2022

Singapore-based offshore vessel owner MEO Group has ordered five new crew boats, as part of a fleet rejuvenation programThe company ordered the vessels from Singapore's Penguin Shipyard International. Based on Penguin's proprietary Flex-42X and Flex-40X designs…

Crew Transfer Firm OceanXpress Taps Peterson for Agency Services

May 23, 2022

Energy logistics provider Peterson has won a logistics contract with OceanXpress, a recently formed joint venture between Dutch companies Damen and Ampelmann.Damen Shipyards and offshore gangway specialist Ampelmann launched the joint venture…

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 Ship Building 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…

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