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Marine infrastructure
Your SOV partner of choice for cutting edge sustainable solutions
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Offshore Wind
Decades of experience of innovation in harsh conditions
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Conventional Energy
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Supporting governments and scientific agencies in the marine environment
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Patrol & Research
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Recent News

Cochin Shipyard orders SMST’s mission equipment for North Star SOV
June 20, 2024

Cochin Shipyard orders SMST’s mission equipment for North Star SOV

SMST has been awarded a contract by Cochin Shipyard Ltd for the delivery of a gangway (Telescopic Access Bridge L2) and a 5t Motion Compensated Crane. The mission equipment is to be installed on a North Star hybrid-electric service operation vessel (SOV) based on VARD 407 design.

Blog: Leading North Star’s pioneering growth and bold transformation
June 17, 2024

Blog: Leading North Star’s pioneering growth and bold transformation

Four years ago, Matthew Gordon took over the mantle as North Star CEO, steering the 137-year-old company onto a path of exceptional transformation and growth. Under his steadfast influence, the firm has shaken up the offshore wind sector with its hybrid-propulsion offshore wind ships, swiftly establishing itself at the forefront of the UK’s service operation vessel (SOV) market while solidifying its leading position in the North Sea’s conventional energy sector.

£425million to fuel North Star’s next phase of European expansion
June 6, 2024

£425million to fuel North Star’s next phase of European expansion

North Star has secured further debt investment of up to £425million to accelerate its ambition to become the leading player in Europe’s offshore wind sector and add 40 hybrid service operation vessels (SOVs) to its fleet by 2040.

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Safety
rescue craft launch and recoveries
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W2W Transfers
Safely completed
11,000+
History

Through the years

1886
100
Year history
1981
40
Years continuous service to energy clients
2000
27
Vessels delivered since 2000
2021
Key Stats
49
Vessels: 8 Dedicated Offshore Wind Assets & 41 Additional Offshore vessels
1400+
Crew
130+
Experienced Onshore Staff
£1.5 bn
Invested into Bespoke, Offshore Specific Assets Since 2001, With New £425 Million Corporate Capex Facility for Future Asset Investments