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IMCA join Workships at their inaugural Masters Command Conference for Crew Transfer Vessels 2015

17 March 2015
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18 Masters from the Windfarm Crew Transfer industry recently met at the inaugural Workships Contractors’ Masters Command Conference 2015. The Masters, who all work for the recently acquired Offshore Wind Services, managed by Workships Contractors travelled from UK and Europe to attend the events held in Colchester Essex UK.

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Article by Phillip Woodcock in the DAMEN newsletter

10 March 2015
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Workships safely up to speed. On the surface, the Offshore Wind industry has a good safety track record. “So far on wind farm crew vessels industry-wide, there have been zero fatalities,” says Workships’ Philip Woodcock. “Statistically this will not continue. We have to improve, learn lessons and share information. Together we can move the eventuality further and further back and mitigate the consequences of major incidents.

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OWS gets acquired by Acta Marine

09 March 2015
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Den Helder based company Acta Marine has acquired Offshore Wind Services B.V. (OWS), including the UK subsidiary OWPMS Ltd. OWS will be renamed Acta Marine Wind Services in the next couple of months. The daily management of the company will remain with Workships Contractors, whom have successfully been providing these services to OWS over the last years. The main contact persons for clients, suppliers and the vessel crews will remain unchanged.

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Article by Philip Woodcock in OWJ

29 September 2014
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Does bigger always mean better? - Article by our Operations/QHSE Manager Philip Woodcock for Offshore Wind Journal (3rd edition 2014).

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OWS officially welcomes Offshore Waddenzee

21 August 2014
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The Offshore Waddenzee was christened by Mrs. Ellen Cornelise Nieuwenhuis, the wife of Pieter Tavenier (Managing Director Wind, ENECO), and will be working alongside two other OWS vessels in the construction phase of the Luchterduinen Offshore Wind Farm for Van Oord.

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