12 jul Come aboard the new ship, 136 Oscar Sund

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Come aboard the new ship, 136 Oscar Sund Halfway through the handover stage of the new fishing training vessel, Oscar Sund, which is going to the Meløy School for Further Education in Norway, we walked around the ship to talk about its various installations and functions. The fishing training ship is the 136th new ship to be constructed by the yard. It is expected to be collected by its shipowner in the summer of 2019.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_video link=""][/vc_column][/vc_row]...

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12 jul Capacity expansion on the slipway

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Capacity expansion on the slipway Hvide Sande Shipyard is currently in the process of expanding the slipway tracks and side tows, allowing larger ships to access the new enclosed shipyard hall, which will be ready in September 2019. The shipyard's own slipway workers and the local diving firm Storm Marine are in the process of renewing and reinforcing the northernmost of the shipyard’s three slipway tracks. The goal is to be able to bring larger vessels ashore along this track in order to transport them into the shipyard's new hall. The project was launched in order to keep up with developments...

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New shipyard hall

20 maj New shipyard hall for optimised indoor storage of large ships

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] Construction of a large new shipyard hall at Hvide Sande Shipyard’s slipway is well underway. The hall is expected to be ready for the first customers to be serviced during the month of September. Rapidly increasing demand for indoor facilities for the ever-larger ships in Northern European waters is driving investment in the facilities. The new manufacturing facility will have a length of 46 metres, a width of 21 metres and a height of 20 metres, and the east gable will have a hangar door that is 18 metres wide. This will ensure that ships larger than those which we can currently...

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20 maj New project to prepare hydrogen fuel cells for maritime application

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] A new maritime project has been launched between 5 partners to prepare hydrogen fuel cells for use onboard ferries in a hybrid combination with batteries. The project is funded by the Danish funding program EUDP (Energiteknologisk Udviklings- og Demonstrationsprogram). A new project funded by EUDP with five partners is preparing hydrogen fuel cells to be demonstrated onboard the Replacement Ferry, which is developed by OMT on behalf of the Ferry Secretariat. The hydrogen fuel cells will operate onboard the ferry in an electric hybrid setup in combination with batteries and the project is lead by Ballard Power Systems Europe, “Fuel Cells...

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Margrethe, Skælskør

02 maj Aluminium Competence

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Over the decades Hvide Sande Shipyard, Steel & Service has expanded its knowledge and competence in aluminium machining. This means that the aluminium workshop, which is an integral part of the Steel Department, produces products that conform to EN 1090-3 (up to EXC 4) which is the highest classification. This also ensures quality is maintained, as all welders are certified in accordance with DS/EN ISO 9606-2   The TIG welding method allows for welds on material thicknesses ranging between 3 and 20 mm and with a diameter up to 25 mm. MIG welds allow for a material thickness ranging from 3 to...

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Gunnar Storegaard

02 maj Co-operation established between Hvide Sande Steel and Kamp Innovation

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Hvide Sande Steel and Kamp Innovation, owned by Gunnar Kamp Storgaard, have established a co-operation primarily involving development and optimisation of transport, handling, and installation equipment for the wind power industry. Gunnar has 38 years of experience in the wind power industry, where he has developed transport and service solutions for virtually all components of on and offshore wind turbines. Gunnar's know-how means he is of the utmost value in the ideation process, which aims to develop and optimise multi-function tools for the wind power industry. This means that, when possible, tools are developed that are not solely for use on...

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12 apr 23 apprenticeships within 3 skilled trades at HVSA

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Hvide Sande Shipyard Steel & Service is committed to actively contributing to training the next generation of skilled workers. This is achieved through HVSA’s target of apprentices making up at least 10% of the total workforce. There are currently 23 apprenticeship contracts, and 7 of these will complete their training in 2019. This corresponds to 12.9% of employees who are apprentice boilermakers, ship fitters, boat builders and one on a basic vocational education and training programme (EGU). An apprentice at HVSA has 3 fixed contacts, and in addition to working closely with the individual during the working day, they are also...

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12 apr 5 new builds for ESVAGT

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Hvide Sande Shipyard, Steel & Service have contracted ESVAGT to build 5 x STB 12A (Safe Transfer Boat) crew boats. They are lightweight aluminium boats and measure 12 x 4 metres. The first boat is currently a basic aluminium hull in the shipbuilding hall, and equipping, outfitting and surface treatment can now begin. The STBs will be launched from a large mother ship by means of a davit. Turbine engineers live on the mother ship, known as an SOV (Service Operation Vessel), and they can use the new smaller boats to travel to the turbines or to shore. Hvide Sande Shipyard, Steel...

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19 mar We care for the environment

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text] [/vc_column_text][vc_column_text] Through a course facilitated by Ringkøbing Skjern Business Council, Hvide Sande Shipyard, Steel & Service had a lesson in the concept of circular economy. The course summarised all the areas with environmental initiatives related to sorting waste into different categories, scrap recycling, waste oil treatment, extraction filtering, evaporation and recycling of thinners and several other areas. The course also focused on working more consciously with the circular economy in terms of the products sold, including among other things, new plug-in hybrid ships recently being built, retro-fitted hybrid solutions, catalyst systems on exhaust systems, as well as work with environmentally friendly...

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HVSA ny faciliteter

05 mar Ny afdeling i Ringkøbing

[vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Hvide Sande Shipyard, Steel & Service har indgået aftale med kurator på konkursboet efter Solid Production, om at købe bygningerne og grunden på Frejasvej 4 i Ringkøbing. Der er godt 4.600 m2 fine produktions-, lager- og kontorfaciliteter beliggende på en ca. 12.000 m2 grund. Det er en pludselig opstået mulighed, og vi har valgt at stoppe byggeriet af en ny stor hal, der er projekteret og kontraheret til opførsel i Mamrelund i Hvide Sande, som skulle stå færdig i august. Det er i første omgang samleproduktion af davit kraner til offshore vindmøller, der skal foregå i produktionen. Herudover etableres et smedeteam, der skal...

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