Crew Transfer Vessels News


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)…

UK Backs Zero-emissions CTV Concept

Sep 15, 2021

A study, led by maritime design and applied technologies company Artemis Technologies has been awarded £533,000 to investigate transformative solutions to decarbonize crew transfer vessel (CTV) operations in the offshore wind sector.The grant…

MHO's New CTVs Have Zero-emissions Capability

Aug 26, 2021

A pair of hybrid crew transfer vessels (CTV) with extensive zero-emission capability have been delivered to service the Hornsea Project 2 offshore wind farm in the U.K. North Sea for Ørsted.The newbuilds, MHO Asgard and MHO Apollo, built by AFAI Southern Shipyard in China…

Manor to Build Offshore Wind Service Vessel for Mainprize

Jul 21, 2021

UK-based shipbuilder and marine services provider Manor Marine has won an order to build a multi-role offshore wind farm service vessel.The 26-meter Supa Swath catamaran, designed by Walker Marine Design, was ordered by Mainprize Offshore. Manor…

AMS Buys Damen Fast Crew Supplier to Serve French Offshore Wind Market

May 18, 2021

French workboat operator Atlantique Maritime Services (AMS) has acquired a Fast Crew Supplier from the Dutch shipbuilder Damen.The Damen FCS 2610, named JLD Jayce, will be the first Damen Crew Transfer Vessel fully dedicated to the French offshore wind industry…

Seacat's Catamaran to Serve Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm

May 10, 2021

Seacat Services, an offshore support vessel firm, has signed a long-term charter for the catamaran Seacat Magic with Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm Ltd.Greater Gabbard Offshore Wind Farm Ltd. is a joint venture between SSE Renewables (50%) and RWE Renewables (50%) running the namesake wind farm…

Northern Offshore Services Takes NYK's CTV on Ten-year Charter

May 06, 2021

Northern Offshore Services has taken NYK's crew transfer vessel Energizer on a ten-year charter. The vessel will be used to transfer crews to offshore wind farms, mainly in Europe.Japan's NYK, which shared the charter news on Thursday, also…

VIDEO: Diverse Marine Delivers Offshore Wind CTV to Turner Iceni

Mar 12, 2021

UK-based workboat constructor Diverse Marine has delivered the offshore wind crew transfer vessel ‘Iceni Valour’ to Turner Iceni.'The vessel arrived successfully ahead of schedule in North Wales, to commence her 10-year charter in the Liverpool Bay area…

Seacat Nets Long-Term Charter for Seacat Rainbow at Beatrice Wind Farm

Mar 09, 2021

UK-based offshore vessel operator Seacat Services has said that its recently launched catamaran Seacat Rainbow has gone straight on to a long-term charter at the Beatrice offshore wind farm.Seacat Rainbow will support Operations & Maintenance…

Damen's New Fast Crew Supplier Launched in Turkey

Jan 27, 2021

Dutch shipbuilder Damen's new Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 7011, which will be able to carry 122 people in a single trip, hit the water earlier this month at Damen Shipyards Antalya, Turkey. The vessel, which Damen has dubbed 'as a quantum leap forward in marine access solutions…

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs, Tidal Transit in Another French Offshore Wind Farm Vessel Deal

Jan 12, 2021

Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Tidal Transit have signed a contract for another Crew Transfer Vessel for the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm, offshore France. The wind farm site is owned by Eolien Maritime France SAS.The order follows a similar order signed in December 2020…

N-O-S to Provide Vessels for Ørsted's UK West Coast Wind Farms

Jan 08, 2021

Crew transfer vessel company Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) has signed a contract with the offshore wind farm giant Ørsted to provide vessels for its British west coast operations.N-O-S will provide crew transfer support to Ørsted’s UK West…

SEACOR Marine Sells Windcat Workboats to CMB

Dec 18, 2020

New York-listed offshore vessel operator SEACOR Marine has agreed to sell its Windcat Workboats and its crew transfer vessel (“CTV”) business to the Belgian shipping and logistics group Compagnie Maritime Belge (CMB).Windcat Workboats owns and operates a fleet of 46 offshore crew transfer vessels…

GE Orders Two Crew Transfer Vessels for French Offshore Wind Farm

Dec 17, 2020

GE Renewable Energy Offshore Wind (GE) has ordered two crew transfer vessels destined to serve the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm in France.GE has ordered the vessels from Louis Dreyfus Armateurs and Tidal Transit. The two crew transfer vessels…

Centus Marine Orders Fast Crew Boat from Strategic Marine

Dec 03, 2020

Malaysian offshore supply vessel operator Centus Marine has ordered a 40 meter Fast Crew Boat from Strategic Marine.Delivery is scheduled for January 2021 at Strategic Marine’s Singapore yard, and the vessel will serve the Malaysian offshore oil and gas sector…

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