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  • 21 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Cadeler has signed a Letter of Intent with an undisclosed party described by the Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator as ”a blue chip client in the industry” to explore the possibility of long-term use of one of Cadeler’s two O-class vessels. The LoI covers offshore wind farm assignments taking place in the […]

  • 23 September 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    50 out of the 114 Vestas V164-10.0 MW turbines have been installed at the 1.1 GW Seagreen offshore wind farm, Scotland’s largest and the world’s deepest fixed-bottom offshore wind farm. The wind turbines are being transported from Vestas’ turbine marshalling base at Able Seaton Port in Hartlepool and installed at the site by Cadeler’s wind […]

  • 23 June 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Offshore wind contractor Cadeler has signed a firm contract with Siemens Gamesa to provide the transportation and installation of a total of 60 wind turbines for the 882 MW Moray West wind farm offshore Scotland. The contract for the installation of the giant SG 14-222 DD offshore wind turbines at the Moray West offshore wind […]

  • 12 October 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    Cadeler’s wind farm installation vessel Wind Orca has hit the halfway mark on the Seagreen offshore wind farm in Scotland, where 57 out of the 114 Vestas 10 MW wind turbines have now been installed. The first wind turbine was installed in early December 2021 by the Wind Osprey vessel, which was replaced by its sister vessel […]

  • 21 October 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    EnBW He Dreiht GmbH has issued a contract notice seeking setup and operation of marine coordination during the construction phase of the 960 MW He Dreiht offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The contract covers the provision of qualified marine coordinators in various shift systems, and marine coordinator assistance, as well as necessary […]

  • 23 August 2022
    Wind Farm Update

    The 1,075 MW Seagreen offshore wind farm, soon to be the largest of its kind in Scottish waters, has produced first power on 22 August, when the first wind turbine was commissioned and connected to the grid. The GBP 3 billion (approx. EUR 3.6 billion) project, owned by SSE Renewables and TotalEnergies, is located 27 […]

  • 5 September 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

    Over 50 jacket foundations have been installed at the 1,075 MW Seagreen wind farm offshore Scotland, according to the latest press release from SSE Renewables. The three-legged jacket foundations, each weighing around 2,000 tonnes, will play a critical role in safely supporting the wind turbines during Seagreen’s 25-year operational lifespan. Installation of the foundations is […]

  • 13 July 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cadeler has signed a Vessel Reservation Agreement with ScottishPower Renewables for the transportation and installation of 95 wind turbines for the 1.4 GW East Anglia Three offshore wind farm. In February 2021, ScottishPower Renewables selected Siemens Gamesa as the preferred bidder to supply and install 14+ MW wind turbines on East Anglia Hub, including East Anglia Three, […]

  • 22 November 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Cadeler has placed an order to build its second F-class wind farm installation vessel (WFIV) at COSCO Heavy Industries in China. The latest newbuild will bring the number of vessels in Cadeler’s fleet to six, with the two existing O-class vessels, Wind Osprey and Wind Orca, two X-class vessels under construction, and the two F-class newbuilds. The global […]

  • 27 July 2022
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Fugro is set to soon commence a geophysical and geotechnical site survey at Vattenfall’s Norfolk offshore wind projects in the North Sea. Fugro Discovery will be deployed over the survey area starting on or around 1 August, with the activities set to be completed by the end of November. The 70-metre long vessel will be […]

  • 5 May 2022
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Denmark-based Cadeler has revealed that the company is in advanced talks with COSCO Shipyard regarding a possible order to build a new “hybrid” offshore wind farm foundation installation vessel. The potential foundation installation vessel could be delivered in the fourth quarter of 2025, with an expected cost currently estimated to be in the range of […]

  • 23 May 2022
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Technology

    EDF Renewables has carried out what is believed to be the first autonomous wind farm foundation inspection by deploying a customised remotely operated vehicle (ROV) at the Blyth offshore wind farm in the UK. Equipped and operated from the Offshore Robotics for Certification of Assets (ORCA) Hub, the ROV carried out visual inspections of the […]

  • 18 July 2022
    R&D, Technology

    The European Commission has selected Technip Energies, X1 Wind and a consortium of ten international entities to deliver the NextFloat project, a programme accelerating industrial-scale floating wind as part of which the partners will test a 6 MW floating wind platform offshore France. Together with Technip Energies and X1 Wind, the consortium members are: Naturgy, […]

  • 30 November 2022
    Industry, R&D, Technology

    A consortium of thirteen partners has launched the NextFloat project in Paris aimed at accelerating the rollout of the next generation of floating wind technology for a competitive, more scalable, and industrial deployment. The initiative is being led by partners from eight countries including Technip Energies as project coordinator, X1Wind, Naturgy, 2B Energy, Hellenic Cables, […]

  • 13 April 2022
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    21 out of the 114 Vestas V164-10.0 MW turbines have been installed at the 1.1 GW Seagreen offshore wind farm, Scotland’s largest and the world’s deepest fixed-bottom offshore wind farm. The turbines have been installed on all available 21 jacket foundations, and the installation activity will recommence when further foundations are installed, according to the […]

  • 8 April 2022
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cadeler’s wind turbine installation vessel Wind Osprey has undergone seafastening mobilisation and is now ready to head to the Netherlands to start installing turbines on the 1.5 GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm. Wind Osprey is expected to leave the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark in a few days and head to Sif’s Maasvlakte […]

  • 29 March 2022
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator Cadeler A/S said that the company tripled its revenue in 2021 and returned to profitability. The revenue for 2021 totaled EUR 61 million, an increase of 212 per cent against EUR 19.5 million in 2020. The growth reflects a 77 per cent utilization rate of the vessels […]

  • 27 January 2022
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Danish wind farm installation vessel owner and operator Cadeler A/S has secured a contract with Vestas, and a reservation agreement with an undisclosed client. The contract with Vestas is said to have strengthened Cadeler’s order backlog and ensured optimal utilization of the company’s O-class vessels, Wind Osprey and Wind Orca, up until the planned vessel […]

  • 18 March 2022

    Dutch maritime research institute MARIN has tested three barriers aimed at averting collisions between ships and offshore wind turbines. The research was prompted by the incident involving the Julietta D cargo ship on 31 January this year. This drifting bulk carrier initially collided with a tanker before hitting a transformer platform and a turbine foundation […]

  • 1 March 2022
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Survey vessel Geo Ranger is set to begin a geophysical pre-lay survey along the export cable corridor at the Dogger Bank A offshore wind project in mid-March. The activities are planned to begin on 13 March and end on approximately 18 March. They will be carried out on a continuous basis, 24 hours a day. […]

  • 2 February 2021

    Cadeler, formerly known as Swire Blue Ocean (SBO), has awarded KenzFigee with a contract to replace the current offshore deck crane on wind farm installation vessel (WFIV) Wind Orca. KenzFigee will deliver the box boom type, electric hydraulic-driven Ram Luffing crane with a lifting capacity of 25 tons (SWL) in late 2021. After testing and […]

  • 18 December 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Cadeler, formerly known as Swire Blue Ocean (SBO), has contracted NOV to replace the crane on its jack-up vessel Wind Orca. The contract also includes the option for NOV to replace the crane on the jack-up vessel Wind Osprey. Replacement of the crane on Wind Orca is expected to begin in October 2023, with completion […]

  • 17 June 2021

    Following the replacement of the main crane on its jack-up vessel Wind Orca, Cadeler has decided to do the same on Wind Osprey, which is currently installing wind turbines on the Triton Knoll offshore wind farm in the UK. The company contracted NOV to upgrade Wind Orca with a new and improved crane in December […]

  • 2 February 2022

    Offshore wind turbines are growing in size as technology advances and demand for renewable energy soars but installing them could be a headache for operators as demand will outpace the supply of capable vessels by 2024, Rystad Energy research shows. Operators will have to invest in new vessels or upgrade existing ones to install the […]

  • 25 March 2021

    Cadeler has contracted Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam for the engineering works supporting the upgrade of the wind farm installation vessel Wind Orca. As previously reported, Cadeler has signed a contract to install a new crane on Wind Orca and retain the option for delivery of a crane on Wind Osprey. The vessel will be upgraded with […]

  • 3 August 2021
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Houston-headquartered NOV has been contracted by Cadeler to upgrade the wind turbine installation vessel Wind Osprey with a new, large capacity leg crane. Last year, NOV was selected to manufacture the new heavy-lift crane for Cadeler’s Wind Orca. Within that contract, Cadeler had an option to replace the main crane of the Wind Osprey. The […]