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  • 10 August 2017

    Bibby Wavemaster 1, Bibby Marine Services’ service operation vessel (SOV), has completed her sea trials in the Black Sea and is getting ready to set sail to the Galloper offshore wind farm in the UK.  

  • 13 December 2016

    Damen Shipyards Galati has completed the bow of Bibby Wavemaster 1, the first ever Damen Service Operations Vessel (SOV) ordered by Bibby Marine Services, and moved it from the covered shed to alongside the quay from where the SOV will be launched.  The vessel is being built in two main sections. The aft section is being finished and will […]

  • 1 April 2016

    Dutch shipbuilder Damen on Thursday laid the keel for the Bibby WaveMaster 1 at its yard in Galati, Romania. Ordered by Bibby Marine Services in January 2016, the Bibby WaveMaster is the first Damen service operations vessel. Continuing on from the first steel cutting in February, the initial stages of vessel fabrication are on schedule, Damen said. “We are dealing […]

  • 25 October 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Siemens Gamesa and EnBW have put the Service Operations Vessel (SOV) Bibby Wavemaster Horizon into operation in the Port of Hamburg. The 90-meter-long SOV will service the EnBW Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind farms in the North Sea. “Offshore wind energy already supplies reliable clean electricity for millions of households in Germany,” said Dr. […]

  • 2 February 2016

    The first steel was cut this week at Damen Shipyards Galati for Bibby WaveMaster 1, the first ever Damen Service Operations Vessel (SOV) ordered by Bibby Marine Services. The two companies signed a contract for the vessel last month. The new SOV with walk-to-work capability will be deployed in the North Sea to support forthcoming offshore wind construction and […]

  • 6 September 2017

    Bibby Marine Services Limited held a naming ceremony for Bibby WaveMaster 1 in Rotterdam on Wednesday, 6 September.

  • 13 December 2016

    Damen Shipyards Galati has completed the bow of Bibby Wavemaster 1, the first ever Damen Service Operations Vessel (SOV) ordered by Bibby Marine Services, and moved it from the covered shed to alongside the quay from where the SOV will be launched.  The vessel is being built in two main sections. The aft section is being finished and will […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Chief executive officer of Bibby Marine Services, Stephen Blaikie, has decided to retire at the end of November this year.  Bibby Marine Services said on Wednesday that Blaikie would leave the company after 12 years with the Bibby Line Group. Blaikie said: “Having successfully delivered our new SOV Bibby WaveMaster 1 and secured the first […]

  • 2 May 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Project & Tenders

    Bibby Marine Services has signed long-term charter agreements with EnBW and Siemens Gamesa for the use of a new Service Operation Vessel (SOV) to be deployed at EnBW’s offshore wind farms Hohe See and Albatros in the German North Sea.

  • 23 April 2020
    Collaboration, Innovation

    In this Guest Column, Stephen Bolton, Managing Director of Bibby Marine Services, shares his views with our readers. As an industry driving improved efficiency and effectiveness, it is my firm belief that we as service providers have a responsibility to provide information not only on what the equipment does but in addition on how the […]

  • 22 January 2017

    In 2017, Bibby Line Group will reach another milestone in its 209-year history when it takes delivery of the Bibby WaveMaster 1 – a vessel designed specifically for operations & maintenance (O&M) and construction support activities for Round 3 wind farms. And even in the ‘worst-case scenario’ in terms of the numbers of offshore wind […]

  • 4 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Bibby Marine Services has informed that its CEO, Stephen Blaikie, will retire at the end of November. “After 12 great years working for the Bibby Line Group and having successfully delivered our new SOV Bibby WaveMaster 1 and secured the first two contracts, I  announce that I will retire at the end of November,” Blaikie […]

  • 8 May 2018

    Damen Shipyards has held a keel-laying ceremony for Bibby Marine Services’ second WaveMaster Service Operations Vessel (SOV) at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania.

  • 22 January 2017

    In 2017, Bibby Line Group will reach another milestone in its 209-year history when it takes delivery of the Bibby WaveMaster 1 – a vessel designed specifically for operations & maintenance (O&M) and construction support activities for Round 3 wind farms. And even in the ‘worst-case scenario’ in terms of the numbers of offshore wind […]

  • 8 May 2018

    Damen Shipyards has held a keel-laying ceremony for Bibby Marine Services’ second WaveMaster Service Operations Vessel (SOV) at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania.

  • 1 October 2017

    As the nearshore locations for offshore windfarms grow scarcer, new developments are situated ever farther from the coast. Larger turbines, stronger winds and the absence of advocacy groups make this a solid business proposal, with the latest concession granted without subsidised energy cost. Damen Shipyards Group has built many crew supply vessels, which are used […]

  • 30 March 2018

    Bibby WaveMaster 1 has completed its first charter with James Fisher Marine Services (JFMS) at the Galloper offshore wind farm and is now preparing to work for Total in the oil and gas sector, starting on 5 April.

  • 20 July 2017

    James Fisher Marine Services, main offshore marine services contractor for the Galloper project, has chartered the new Bibby WaveMaster 1 service operations vessel (SOV) to support the commissioning works on the wind farm.

  • 24 March 2017
    Project & Tenders

    Damen officially launched the Bibby WaveMaster 1 service operations vessel (SOV) at its Galati shipyard in Romania on 24 March.

  • 3 July 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    With the sector now largely moving into the operations and maintenance phase – in addition to construction – even more space for employment is being created and it is a win-win-win situation, with the skilled workforce, recruiters and the industry players all benefiting from the industry’s progress.

  • 2 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Bibby Offshore has purchased a power cable lay carousel from Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS), which will enable Bibby Offshore to lay offshore wind power cables from its vessels. The two companies have also reported that they entered into strategic alliance, joining Bibby Offshore’s subsea project management and engineering experience and ESS’s trenching expertise. The companies said they will collaborate […]

  • 2 June 2016
    Equipment

    Bibby Offshore, the UK-based firm mainly known as a provider of subsea services to the oil & gas industry, is venturing into renewables. The company has purchased a power cable lay carousel from subsea engineering specialist, Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS), which will enable laying of power cables for offshore wind projects from its vessels. Bibby […]