Ørsted Wind Power A/S has selected Fred. Olsen Windcarrier to provide a service jack-up vessel or vessels to assist in major component replacements at offshore wind farms.
The scope of services for the tender comprises a charter of a jack-up or jack-ups to carry out heavy lifting operations, and thereby related services including lifting equipment, during main component exchanges at Ørsted operated offshore wind farms out of warranty in the United Kingdom, Germany, and/or Denmark.
The contract includes component exchanges such as blades, blade bearings, main bearings, gearboxes, generators, transformers, and other tasks requiring a stable lifting platform.
Furthermore, Ørsted requires full-service management of the vessel/s and their operations and may include specified requirements such as sea fastening and tagline system for the main components.
The duration of the contract has not been specified.
Ørsted signed a similar contract with Denmark’s Ziton in May.