Tag Archive for SOV

Acta Marine seeks partner for further expansion in offshore wind

Acta Marine seeks partner for further expansion in offshore wind

Acta Marine and shareholder MerweOord have initiated a structured process to invite a long-term partner and co-owner to participate in the future expansion of Acta Marine. The company is experiencing strong growth in the offshore wind market and wants to leverage its market position by expanding its fleet. Initially for Walk-to-Work CSOVs, but also for…

Tampnet to supply 4G/LTE coverage for Gemini OWF

Norwegian communication network operator Tampnet has been awarded a contract to supply 4G/LTE coverage for the 600 MW Gemini Offshore Wind Farm and the Service Operation Vessel (SOV) and Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV) working in the wind farm area. Tampnet operates an offshore high capacity communication network in the North Sea and the Gulf of…

SMST wins order for Taiwan’s first SOV

Dutch offshore equipment supplier SMST is going to deliver its modular mission equipment to the first ever Service Operation Vessel (SOV) to operate in Taiwanese waters. SMST was recently awarded the contract by Vard Vung Tau shipyard in Vietnam. Under the contract, SMST will deliver an Access & Cargo Tower with elevator and with a…

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…