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REGENT, TotalEnergies Testing Use of Seagliders for Offshore Travel

Oct 05, 2022

REGENT, a company developing an electric seaglider for sustainable high-speed maritime travel , and TotalEnergies, a French oil and gas giant, have partnered up to explore the use of REGENT’s all-electric seaglider for maritime travel to offshore wind and oil platforms. According to REGENT, seagliders - described as a mix between a boat and a plane - are a new category of electric vehicle that operate…

Shell Orders Fully Electric Ferries from Penguin in Singapore

Sep 22, 2021

Shell has awarded a contract to a Singapore-based firm Penguin International Limited, to design, build and operate at least three fully electric ferries which, when operational, will be the first fully electric ferry service in Singapore and a first for Shell globally…

Autonomous Landing System Launched for Offshore Gangways

Aug 19, 2020

Offshore gangways, motion-compensated at that, used for crew and equipment transfers from vessels to offshore oil and gas and wind installations have been around for a while.While the motion-compensation technology keeps a gangway steady for…

Ampelmann Nets 3-year Contract with Brunei Shell Petroleum

Aug 19, 2020

Dutch offshore gangway provider Ampelmann has won a three-year contract with Brunei Shell Petroleum to provide two L-type gangway systems for offshore crew change operations.According to the motion-compensated gangways provider, seven years ago in 2013…

Northern Offshore Services Adds Two More Vessels to Its Fleet

Jul 09, 2020

Crew transfer vessel specialist Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) has expanded its fleet with two vessels SURE Diamond and SURE Dynamic from Sure Wind Marine Limited. The company's offshore support vessel fleet now stands at 41 vessels. The…

HST Takes Delivery of 4th FCS

Jan 27, 2020

The UK-based High Speed Transfers (HST) has taken delivery of its fourth fast crew supplier (FCS) 2710, eighteen months after receiving its first, the HST 'Hudson'.HST received HST Hudson, in June 2018, which was followed by HST Sofia in March 2019 and HST Harri in October of the same year…

NYK, NOS Pact for CTV for Japanese Offshore

Jan 16, 2020

Japanese shipping giant Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Swedish contractor to offshore wind industry Northern Offshore Service AB (NOS) have agreed to a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for a crew transfer vessel (CTV) business related to offshore wind power generation…

AWT, Blount, Chartwell Sign Offshore Vessel Deal

Dec 03, 2019

U.S. offshore wind farm support company Atlantic Wind Transfers (AWT) has signed a multi-million-dollar, market-first order for two state-of the-art Chartwell 24 Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs), developed by Chartwell Marine.The vessels, to be deployed in support of new wind farms off the East Coast…

Crew Transfer Vessel Delivered to Cape Preston

Dec 03, 2019

Ardea, a 20-meter catamaran crew transfer and support vessel, was delivered to Cape Preston in Western Australia earlier in 2019, Australian marine engineering design company Incat Crowther announced.Built by Echo Marine Group, the Incat Crowther 20 design has proven speed…

CWind Orders Hybrid Crew Transfer Vessel

Nov 14, 2019

Isle of Wight shipbuilder Wight Shipyard Co (WSC) has been contracted by CWind to build the world’s first hybrid surface effect crew transfer vessel, to  service the Borssele 1 and 2 offshore windfarms located 23 kilometers off the Dutch coast…

First US-Built CTV Built to Class Requirements

May 09, 2019

WindServe Marine has contracted DNV GL to classify a crew transfer vessel (CTV) which will be the first offshore wind vessel built in the US to class requirements. The purpose-built CTV is being built for Ørsted North America by Workboats in Hubert…

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