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Van Oord Installs Gemini Substations

September 2, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

Van Oord has installed the two Offshore High Voltage Stations (OHVS) and first 77 transition pieces at the Dutch Gemini Wind Park. The realisation of the large offshore wind project construction is proceeding as planned. Read More
VBMS to Install Rampion Wires

August 25, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

VBMS has been awarded a contract by E.ON for the installation of two 16 kilometre-long export cables for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm. Read More
Atlas successfully secures contract with DONG Energy for German Offshore Wind Projects

August 4, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

In September 2014, Atlas signed a frame agreement with DONG Energy for the provision of offshore wind specialists to DONG’s UK offshore wind farms. This week, Atlas’ relationship with DONG grows stronger with the signing of a new five year contract for Atlas’ offshore wind personnel to work with DONG in Germany. Read More
Atlas Professionals Secures German North Sea Project with TenneT

July 29, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

Atlas Professionals has been chosen as the 1st tier supplier for Dutch-German transmission system operator TenneT for the supply of senior personnel to the North Sea. The contract will allow for Atlas’ senior personnel such as Client Representatives to oversee operations of some TenneT Offshore Projects including the various stages of BorWin, DolWin, HelWin and SylWin in the North Sea sector. Read More
Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Applies New Regulations to Offshore Passengers in UK Airspace.

March 4, 2015 - Rebecca Baker

From 1st April 2015, the CAA will apply new regulations to the carrying of passengers offshore in UK air space. This action will prohibit helicopter operators from carrying passengers whose body size is incompatible with the authorised underwater escape exits. Passengers with a shoulder width of or more than 55.9cm (22”) will be classified as extra broad (XBR), while passengers with a shorter measurement will be classed as regular. Although this may affect some offshore workers, the CAA claims that 30% of all helicopter seats are suitable for XBRs. Read More

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