Bard Offshore 1, a 400 MW German offshore wind farm, will not be operational until further notice.
German-built vessel, Aeolus will be christened tomorrow in Rotterdam.
South Korean company Samsung Heavy Industries has denied recent reports that it is halting its offshore wind activities.
Van Oord is holding a two-day event along the Rotterdam Wilhelminakade quay to mark the entry into service of Aeolus, its first transport and installation vessel for the construction of offshore wind farms.
Today, the wind turbine crew transfer is done by jamming the vessel bow against the windmill tower.