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Tuesday 19 November 2013 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Workboats Ltd is pleased to announce the launching of its latest acquisitions, MPI Napoleon (Hull No. 67) and MPI Snowball (Hull No. 68) on Saturday 9 November 2013 at South East Asia Shipyard (SEAS) in Vietnam.
Monday 18 November 2013 - CONTINUE READING
Once you have downloaded the MPI app, you need the brochure to access the walkaround of MPI Discovery and MPI Workboats
Friday 8 November 2013 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Offshore, MPI Workboats and Vroon Offshore Services will jointly attend at the EWEA Offshore 2013 exhibition in Frankfurt on 19-20-21 November 2013
Tuesday 22 October 2013 - CONTINUE READING
We are pleased to announce that MPI Workboats has taken delivery of MPI Altisidora on 22 October 2013.
Wednesday 21 August 2013 - CONTINUE READING
As construction of the Northwind offshore windfarm continues, a number of MPI and Vroon vessels are employed on this project.
Monday 19 August 2013 - CONTINUE READING
Houlder has installed 650t pile gripper arms on the MPI Discovery jack-up vessel.
Wednesday 3 July 2013 - CONTINUE READING
The first eight V112-3.0 MW offshore turbines have been successfully installed on the 48 MW offshore project in Kårehamn, Sweden. In addition, the turbines were also part of the first shipment of turbines from Vestas’ pre-assembly facility in Esbjerg, Denmark.
Thursday 20 June 2013 - CONTINUE READING
Fleet Commander, Leslie Roberston’s job is to keep a workboat operation in the UK up and running.
Wednesday 19 June 2013 - CONTINUE READING
An article from the Maritime Journal dated 19 June 2013
Friday 31 May 2013 - CONTINUE READING
As each year MPI Offshore and MPI Workboats are again exhibiting at the RenewableUK 2013 exhibition. This year’s exhibition is on 12 and 13 June in the Manchester Central Conference Centre (Manchester, UK).
Wednesday 24 April 2013 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Offshore is pleased to announce the award of a charter party in respect of MPI Resolution by GeoSea N.V., subsidiary of the Belgian-based DEME Group.
Monday 22 April 2013 - CONTINUE READING
In June 2011, E.ON and MPI entered into a long-term partnership for a six-year charter of MPI Discovery. Nearly two years later, 28 March 2013 marked the first day of the charter period.
Monday 11 March 2013 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Offshore is pleased to announce the award of a charter party in respect of MPI Adventure by Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH & Co. KG for the installation of wind turbine generators on the Trianel Borkum Offshore Wind Farm situated off the Northern Coast of Germany.
Sunday 13 January 2013 - CONTINUE READING
Friday 21 December 2012 - CONTINUE READING
MPI’s wind-turbine-maintenance vessel, MPI Dorothea, has recently been equipped with the Maxcess T12 system. The vessel’s charterer, Scira, ordered the system earlier in 2012 with the aim of enhancing safety and transfer performance on board MPI Dorothea. The Maxcess system connects to the turbine, ensuring a stable platform for transfer.
Friday 14 December 2012 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Discovery has safely completed the installation of turbines on London Array.
Monday 10 September 2012 - CONTINUE READING
International marine engineering company SeaRoc can confirm that they will charter MPI Adventure to install Narec’s Offshore Anemometry Hub (NOAH), scheduled to take place in October 2012.
Tuesday 12 June 2012 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Workboats are delighted to announce the placement of an order for four newbuilding state-of-the-art transfer vessels. The vessels will be constructed by South Boats Special Projects Ltd, based in the Isle of Wight and will increase the MPI Workboats fleet to 12 vessels, a reflection of the rapid pace at which this area of the business is expanding.
Thursday 31 May 2012 - CONTINUE READING
Earlier in the year MPI Offshore Limited was presented with the Inaugural Offshore Renewables Award at the Annual Offshore Support Journal Awards event held in London. An extract from an article published in the OSJ online follows.
Thursday 16 February 2012 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Offshore have been announced as the inaugural winner of the Offshore Renewables award at the recent Annual Offshore Support Journal awards held in London.
Monday 24 October 2011 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Offshore Limited (MPI) is pleased to announce the delivery, in Qidong, People’s Republic of China, of MPI Discovery, the second of two state-of-the art wind turbine installation vessels to be built at the Cosco Qidong Shipyard. The vessel left the Shipyard 28 October 2011.
Wednesday 29 June 2011 - CONTINUE READING
We are pleased to announce that on Wednesday 29 June 2011 Vroon took delivery of MPI Dulcinea, a windfarm service vessel.
Wednesday 29 June 2011 - CONTINUE READING
E.ON Climate & Renewables and MPI-Vroon have today signed a six-year charter for the MPI Discovery, a specialist vessel used in the construction of offshore wind farms.
Thursday 9 June 2011 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Workboats are pleased to announce that an order has been placed for two additional wind farm service vessels.
Tuesday 26 April 2011 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Workboats are pleased to announce the delivery of MPI Dorothea, a wind farm service vessel, built at the South Boats Medina Shipyard on the Isle of Wight, UK. The vessel is the fifth addition to the MPI Workboat Fleet, with the sixth boat, MPI Dulcinea, due for delivery in June 2011.
Monday 21 March 2011 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Offshore Ltd is pleased to announce the delivery on 21 March 2011, in Qidong, People’s Republic of China, of the MPI Adventure, the first of two state-of-the art wind turbine installation vessels to be built at the Cosco Qidong Shipyard. The second vessel, MPI Discovery, is scheduled for delivery later this year.
Monday 24 January 2011 - CONTINUE READING
We are pleased to announce that the namegiving ceremony for the MPI Adventure took place today, Wednesday 19 January 2011, at the Cosco Qidong Shipyard in China. The vessel was christened by Ms Zhang Rongrong, Vice Mayor, Qidong Municipal Government.
Monday 15 November 2010 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Resolution, the world's first purpose-built vessel for installing offshore wind turbines, employs significant advanced marine technology and management systems from Rolls-Royce.
Thursday 4 November 2010 - CONTINUE READING
On 19 October 2010, MPI Offshore celebrated a further milestone in the construction of the state-of-the-art wind turbine installation vessel MPI Adventure: installation of the 1,000-tonne-capacity main crane.
Sunday 5 September 2010 - CONTINUE READING
On 27 August 2010, MPI Offshore proudly held the launching ceremony of MPI Adventure, the first of two state-of-the art wind turbine installation vessels, currently under construction at the Cosco Nantong Shipyard in China.
Wednesday 25 August 2010 - CONTINUE READING
More than a month ahead of schedule, Vestas completes the installation of the 100th turbine at the Thanet Offshore Wind Farm.
Tuesday 3 August 2010 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Workboats are happy to announce that it has exercised an option for the construction of a further state-of-the-art, purpose-built wind farm support aluminium catamaran for delivery in June 2011.
Tuesday 6 July 2010 - CONTINUE READING
On 15 May 2010 MPI Offshore proudly participated in the keel-laying ceremony for MPI Discovery, the second of two state-of-the-art wind turbine installation vessels, currently under construction at the Cosco Nantong Shipyard in China.
Thursday 20 May 2010 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Workboats have announced that an order has been placed for a state of the art, purpose built wind farm support aluminum catamaran for delivery in January 2011, with an option for a further sister vessel to be delivered five months later in June 2011.
Monday 10 May 2010 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Resolution, the world's first purpose-built vessel for installing offshore wind turbines, foundations and transition pieces has set an industry record.
Wednesday 14 April 2010 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Offshore and Centrica, long-term charterers of the wind turbine installation vessel MPI Resolution, have reached agreement to upgrade the main crane on board the vessel.
Wednesday 3 February 2010 - CONTINUE READING
The consortium developing the London Array, the world’s largest offshore wind farm, have today announced that a charter has been awarded to MPI Offshore Ltd to use MPI Adventure for the installation of foundations and turbines for the first phase of what potentially will be the world's first 1GW offshore wind farm.
Monday 1 February 2010 - CONTINUE READING
During November 2009 MPI Resolution completed her foundation operations in the Thanet Offshore Wind Farm after successfully installing 84 No Transition Pieces (TPs) and J-tube assemblies.
Monday 30 November 2009 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Resolution has just completed the installation of 84 No Transition Pieces at the Thanet Offshore Windfarm. The vessel's charterers at this point of the project elected to transfer MPI Resolution to installation of the Wind Turbine Generators leaving 16 No Transitions still to install by an alternative installation vessel.
Monday 20 April 2009 - CONTINUE READING
MV Resolution completed a month's dry docking at the Damen Shipyard in Rotterdam. She returned to the Tees a couple of weeks ago to have sea fastenings installed for her next project the Thanet Offshore Wind Farm for Vattenfall.
Sunday 25 January 2009 - CONTINUE READING
MPI Offshore are pleased to announce the forming of MPI Workboats in January 2009. Co-incidentally this formation coincides with the Launching of our second workboat MPI Don Quixote, a 20-metre version of our first workboat MPI Sancho Panza.
Friday 9 January 2009 - CONTINUE READING
As of today MPI Resolution is loaded with the final four monopiles to finish The foundations on the Robin Rigg Wind Farm.
Thursday 17 July 2008 - CONTINUE READING
Vroon is pleased to announce that it has secured the construction of two Wind Turbine Installation Vessels which will be operated by its subsidiary MPI Offshore (Stokesley, UK).
Sunday 1 June 2008 - CONTINUE READING
MPI's New 15 Metre Aluminium Catamaran workboat MPI Sancho Panza was launched at South Boats, Cowes, Isle of Wight on Sunday 1st of June 2008.
Wednesday 5 December 2007 - CONTINUE READING
On 5 December 2007 the works to install the last foundation at the Lynn and Inner Dowsing Wind Farm were completed. This significant achievement heralded the completion of 54 turbine foundations, including a number of the inter array cables.
19-11-2013 - MPI Napoleon and MPI Snowball launched at SEAS / PIRIOU, Vietnam Tuesday 19 November 2013
MPI Workboats Ltd is pleased to announce the launching of its latest acquisitions, MPI Napoleon (Hull No. 67) and MPI Snowball (Hull No. 68) on Saturday 9 November 2013 at South East Asia Shipyard (SEAS) in Vietnam.READ MORE
18-11-2013 - MPI has developed the new MPI Offshore app Monday 18 November 2013
Once you have downloaded the MPI app, you need the brochure to access the walkaround of MPI Discovery and MPI WorkboatsREAD MORE
08-11-2013 - MPI and VOS at EWEA Offshore 2013 Friday 8 November 2013
MPI Offshore, MPI Workboats and Vroon Offshore Services will jointly attend at the EWEA Offshore 2013 exhibition in Frankfurt on 19-20-21 November 2013READ MORE
05-08-2009 - Thanet Offshore Wind Farm
Wednesday 5 August 2009
During December 2008 MPI Offshore finalized a Third Party charter to take MPI Resolution to assist with the construction of the foundations for the Thanet Offshore Wind Farm, now owned by Vattenfall, the Swedish/German Utility.READ MORE