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Ems Maritime Offshore to supply Trianel Windpark Borkum Phase I offshore wind farm during operating phase

EMO signed a three-year charter contract for the Crew Transfer Vessel (CTV) MS “WINDEA three” with Trianel until the end of 2022. This special-purpose vessel, developed for operation in offshore wind farms is to succeed its sister ship, the MS “WINDEA one”, which has been in operation for Trianel since 2013. It is now to be used from Borkum for another client. Since February of this year, the MS “WINDEA three” has transported service technicians and freight to the offshore wind farm “Tiranel Windpark Borkum”, 45 km north of the island of Borkum.

SYSTEM terra conquers one of the world´s largest onshore turbines

WP Systems GmbH has tested a modified version of its working platform SYSTEM terra in order to use it on all existing onshore turbines. This has now been successfully demonstrated during a test run on one of the currently largest onshore wind turbines, the V150 (4.2 MW) from Vestas. The working platform has mastered the farthest distance of 17.5 meters between the tower and the tip of the rotor blade.

Working platform for the repair of rotor blades demonstrated on offshore wind turbine

WINDEA Offshore, together with its partner WP Systems, has taken another step towards establishing the WINDEA Blade Service concept. Last week the operation of the working platform SYSTEM terra was successfully demonstrated at a Siemens SWT-3.6 offshore test turbine in the German district of Nordfriesland. The platform, which is used for maintenance and repair of rotor blades, has thus proven its functionality for the first time on an offshore wind turbine. About 30 representatives of different manufacturers as well as of some of the largest operators of offshore wind farms followed the invitation of WINDEA Offshore and took an active part in the demonstration.

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte visited Buss Terminal in Eemshaven

Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte has taken the opportunity to visit Buss Terminal Eemshaven during his tour of the province of Groningen. After talking to representatives of Groningen Seaports, the local port authority, he got an impression of the terminal in personal conversations. Here the individual components for offshore wind farms are stored, pre-assembled and shipped.

Buss wins tender offer for the world’s largest offshore wind farm

Buss Terminal in Eemshaven has been awarded with another project contract: Start May Eemshaven will serve as base port for installing foundation structures of the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm. Approximately 140,000 m² of the 250,000 m² of the heavy cargo terminal will be occupied.

Offshore Rotor Blade Service more efficient and cost-effective in the near future

WINDEA Offshore has developed a logistics concept together with its shareholders and its new partner WPSystems that makes the repair of rotor blades offshore safer, more efficient and cost-effective. WINDEA Offshore combines a flexible vessel logistics, a powerful working platform and specially trained teams to the new service concept: WINDEA BladeService.

Bernhard Schulte Offshore and MidOcean Wind extend transatlantic cooperation with joint venture for U.S. offshore wind industry

Bernhard Schulte Offshore GmbH (“BSO”) and MidOcean Wind LLC (“MOW”) have entered into a joint venture to build and operate support vessels for the U.S. offshore wind industry as well as explore opportunities in other sectors of U.S. merchant shipping.

Buss Acquires SSC Wind, Completing its Portfolio in the Wind Sector

Buss Offshore Solutions and the French industrial logistics firm IDEA have confirmed their joint venture. This follows the signing of a declaration of intent at the WindEnergy Expo in Hamburg in September 2018. The two companies will appear together for the first time as Buss IDEA Offshore at the Seanergy 2019 wind trade fair in Dunkerque from the 5th to the 7th of June, where they will showcase the full spectrum of logistics services for the French market.

Buss Offshore enters the French market with joint venture

Buss Offshore Solutions and the French industrial logistics firm IDEA have confirmed their joint venture. This follows the signing of a declaration of intent at the WindEnergy Expo in Hamburg in September 2018. The two companies will appear together for the first time as Buss IDEA Offshore at the Seanergy 2019 wind trade fair in Dunkerque from the 5th to the 7th of June, where they will showcase the full spectrum of logistics services for the French market.