4 June 2019
Using considerable experience in this area, BMT has designed the new 20m CTV specifically for East Coast conditions with manoeuvrability, performance and redundancy in mind whilst reaching a top speed in the region of 28 knots. The design is a fully-classed vessel ensuring the highest of build standards. Carrying 20 passengers, plus four crew, the first CTV will be delivered early next year and is already under construction, with the second earmarked for late 2020.
James Lewis, Project Manager for Specialised Ship Design at BMT, comments,
“We are hugely excited to be a part of this project. The U.S. offshore wind market is set for exponential growth and is in a unique position to benefit from the years of experience and lessons learned from wind farm operations in Europe.”
“BMT has been at the forefront of offshore windfarm service boat designs as it has continuously worked with operators in the industry to develop vessels specific to industry requirements, introducing many game-changing innovations along the way. We intend to continue in the same vein and will be looking to evolve our designs and tailor them to the U.S. market, starting with this first vessel."
The endangered North Atlantic right whales have been a critical driver in the design of this vessel, culminating in the smallest quad-jet windfarm ship that BMT has ever designed. Because of its reduced overall length, the custom vessel will operate safely and harmoniously with the whale communities within the North Atlantic’s seasonal management area locations. The resulting design offers performance and specification previously more akin to larger windfarm vessels.
Providing full support, BMT is very proud to be working alongside Windserve Marine and to be at the forefront in delivering CTVs to the U.S. to best service turbines safely and efficiently.
2 March 2023
We are pleased to announce that our latest 27m CTV hybrid vessel design showcasing our patented BMT Active Fender System® and hybrid propulsion system has been selected by HST Marine for the European offshore wind industry.
2 March 2023
On the first day of the Dubai International Boat Show, Oceanco revealed a revolutionary yacht design: Aeolus. Fully aligned with Oceanco’s NXT initiative, Aeolus is in tune with evolving perspectives on the environment as well as lifestyle.
14 February 2023
BMT is pleased to announce that it has now signed a subcontract with Navantia UK, formalising its role in delivering the £1.6 billion Fleet Solid Support (FSS) programme.
18 January 2023
A £1.6 billion contract has been awarded to Team Resolute to manufacture the vessels providing munitions, stores and provisions to the Royal Navy’s aircraft carriers, destroyers and frigates.