Tag Archive for service operation vessel

Siemens Gamesa’s Gemini OWF service contract extended

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) and Gemini Consortium have reached an agreement for the extension of the operations and maintenance service agreement for the 600 MW Gemini offshore wind farm by another 5 years. SGRE has been responsible for the full maintenance of the 150 SG 4.0-130, 4 MW wind turbines in the wind farm,…

Marcelo Penna Engineering and Safeway design intelligent SOV design

Spanish engineering company Marcelo Penna Engineering and Safeway, Dutch specialist in the design and manufacture of offshore transfer equipment, have joined forces to design an intelligent future-proof Service Operation Vessel which can stay in a wind farm, even in the roughest sea conditions. The outcome of the collaboration is the DP2 MP625 SOV combined with…

Brand new SOV Windea Jules Verne arrives in Eemshaven

Yesterday the latest Service Operation Vessel by Bernhard Schulte arrived in the Eemshaven. For the next 10 years, the port will serve as a main base for the vessel while it is working at the German Merkur offshore wind farm. The German wind farm, located some 28 miles off the Borkum island comprises 66 Haliade 150-6MW…

IHC and MARIN reach milestone in autonomous SOV project

Royal IHC and MARIN reached a milestone last week when they successfully completed the last phase of model testing in their autonomous service operation vessel (SOV) project. Royal IHC (IHC) and MARIN are working together on developing an autonomous SOV which should lead to improved (time) efficiency. IHC has developed technology that will allow one…

MHI Vestas receives new Service Operation Vessel

On Wednesday 4 September, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s new Service Operation Vessel (SOV) ESVAGT Albert Betz was christened in the Eemshaven. The new vessel will be servicing the German offshore wind farm Deutsche Bucht for the next 15 years. The SOV ESVAGT Albert Betz was built by ESVAGT. It is the second delivered to MHI…

Damen launches second SOV 9020 for Bibby Marine Services

Today, March 29, Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania launched Bibby Marine Services’ second Service Operations Vessel (SOV) 9020. During the same event, the vessel was officially named Bibby WaveMaster Horizon. The godmother of the Bibby WaveMaster Horizon was Mrs Mirna Robert-Du Ry van Beest Holle, wife of Damen’s Director of Special Projects Peter Robert. Upon…