Top News of the Week May 2 – 8, 2016
Offshore construction of the Nordergründe wind farm is kicking off this week, with the MPI Enterprise vessel already loading monopiles and transition pieces in Cuxhaven, according to German media.
Liebherr’s offshore crane division installed a board offshore crane, type BOS 35000, on the Giant 7 heavy lift barge, which installed the first foundations at the Wikinger offshore wind farm at the end of the last month.
The Damen Shipyards Group and GustoMSC have started collaborating in order to produce a range of self-propelled and non-self-propelled jack-up platforms for the offshore industries – the DG JACK range.
Damen Shiprepair Amsterdam (DSAm), part of Damen Shiprepair & Conversion, is currently undertaking a major modification and maintenance project on A2SEA’s jack-up vessel Sea Installer, which arrived at DSAm on 10 April.
Norwegian ship designer and shipbuilder Ulstein has introduced a new design for a cable laying vessel featuring an in-house developed Cable Arch system.