Offshore Wind & Subsea Cables

Colm Power: The absolute master

July 4, 2014 - brooijendijk

"What attracted me most was that this new industry was about clean energy. I liked the idea of working in a durable energy business. And until now, the switch has given me a good feeling. The oil and gas industry is rather old school to me." Read More
Westermeerwind Produces First Power

November 10, 2015 - rbaker

The Dutch 144MW Westermeerwind offshore wind farm has produced its first amount of electricity. Read More
Van Oord installs foundations in record time

October 20, 2015 - rbaker

In just 3 months, Van Oord has installed 150 foundations for the Gemini wind farm. On July 1st 2015, Van Oord began production with its own installation vessel Aeolus along with the Pacific Osprey from Swire Blue Ocean. On October 17th the last foundation was installed. The installation of the foundations has been completed a month earlier than planned. Read More
Jan De Nul Signs EPCI Contract for Nobelwind

September 28, 2015 - rbaker

On Tuesday 15th September 2015, Jan De Nul Group and the offshore wind project Nobelwind signed the first offshore wind contract for Jan De Nul’s recently acquiredoffshore jack-up heavy lift vessel Vidar. Read More
Atlas Professionals Secures German North Sea Project with TenneT

July 29, 2015 - rbaker

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
Atlas Professionals Secures German North Sea Project with TenneT

July 29, 2015 - rbaker

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 - rbaker

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
From cable testing to client repping

July 9, 2014 - igil

To answer the question “what makes a really good fibre optic cable tester”, Michael Mills says laughingly: “Just copy me.” He regards developing himself and others as one of the best things about working offshore. “At times you feel that some people think that teaching others forms a threat. In my opinion we need more guys to share their knowledge to help advance the industry and address the apparent skills gap offshore.” Read More
DanTysk offshore wind farm: from paper to practice

January 14, 2014 - brooijendijk

One Billion Euros. That is the total investment for the DanTysk offshore wind farm currently being built in the German North Sea. Eighty Wind Turbine Generators will produce 288 MW, generating enough green energy to supply 400,000 homes. Atlas provides a wide range of maritime professionals for this unique and extremely challenging project. Read More
Official Opening of Bristol Office

November 23, 2012 - cmulder

In Augustus 2012, Atlas acquires the business and assets of “Main Source Offshore People” (MSOP), the personnel department of Offshore Marine Management (OMM). On Thursday 15 November 2012, the new office of Atlas in Bristol has officially been opened. Read More