Kongsberg Maritime has signed a EUR 28 million contract for Cadeler’s new foundation installation vessel to be built by Chinese shipbuilder COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore and delivered in 2025.
Under the contract, the third Kongsberg Maritime has received for Cadeler installation vessels, the company will deliver a comprehensive technology package for the new vessel.
Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator ordered the new F-class jack-up at COSCO shipyard earlier this month.
The new vessel is said to be unique in terms of flexibility and scope, as it can be converted from the installation of large foundations to the installation of wind turbine generators within a short period of time.
Kongsberg Maritime is also delivering equipment Cadeler’s two new NG-20000X WTIVs being built by COSCO, under contracts totalling EUR 49 million.
The first of the new WTIVs, which will service the European renewable energy market, is expected to be delivered before the end of the third quarter of 2024. The second is expected by the first quarter of 2025.
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