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  • 8 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Following a retrofit campaign, TDI-Brooks’ new research vessel has arrived on the US East Coast where it will perform offshore wind work. The RV Nautilus, formerly known as Nautical Geo, reached the shores of the East Coast on 3 March after undergoing a six-month retrofit in Las Palmas. The 75-metre-long, 2000-built DP2 vessel will provide support […]

  • 15 April 2024

    Kalypso Offshore Energy, an emerging contractor for the offshore wind industry in the US, has signed a Letter of Intent with Royal IHC to build America’s first Jones Act-compliant cable laying vessel (CLV) for the offshore wind market. The collaboration between Kalypso and Royal IHC aims to fill a gap in the nation’s vessel capabilities […]

  • 8 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Ørsted and Cadeler have signed a firm long-term lease agreement for an A-class newbuild wind farm installation vessel. With the agreement, Ørsted secures installation vessel capacity from the first quarter of 2027 to the end of 2030 for upcoming construction projects. The signing of the long-term agreement discloses Ørsted as the client in Cadeler’s announcement made […]

  • 8 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Fincantieri-owned Vard has signed a contract with Navigare Capital Partners, in close cooperation with Norwind Offshore, for the design and construction of one tailor-made Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (CSOV). The parties have also agreed on new options for two additional vessels. Scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2026, the vessel is of VARD […]

  • 17 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Cables, Environment, Grid Connection, Outlook & Strategy, Transition, Vessels

    Jan De Nul has ordered a new XL cable-laying vessel (CLV), identical to the Fleeming Jenkin ordered at a Chinese shipyard last year. With a cable-carrying capacity of 28,000 tonnes, the vessels are said to be the largest capacity CLVs in the world. Like Fleeming Jenkin, the new vessel will be 215 metres long and […]

  • 2 February 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS), through its wholly-owned subsidiary IWS Fleet, has signed a three-year contract with Siemens Gamesa for its Skywalker-class walk-to-work commissioning service operations vessels (CSOVs). Under the agreement, IWS Fleet will provide the CSOVs to support offshore turbine commissioning works across multiple Siemens Gamesa projects in North Europe over a three-year period, starting […]

  • 12 December 2023
    Fixed-Bottom, Vessels

    China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) has delivered the commissioning service operations vessel (CSOV) IWS Skywalker to IWS Fleet, a wholly owned subsidiary of Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS). The vessel has already been chartered for Dogger Bank Wind Farm and will start working there early next year. The vessel will commence its charter contract at the Dogger […]

  • 15 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Danish Maersk Supply Service and the US vessel owner and operator Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) are partnering on the construction and operation of a feeder vessel spread designed for Maersk Supply Service’s wind installation vessel (WIV), currently being built in Singapore. The feeder spread, which includes two tugs and two barges, will be built by […]

  • 28 February 2024
    Business development, Research & Development, Vessels

    K Line Wind Service, together with Japan Marine United Corporation and Nihon Shipyard, has been jointly granted Approval in Principle (AiP) from Nippon Kaiji Kyokai (ClassNK) for the design concept of the multifunctional floating offshore wind farm support vessel (MFSV). The MFSV is designed to perform whole mooring works efficiently for floating offshore wind turbine […]

  • 21 February 2024
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development, Vessels

    The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS) has issued an Approval in Principle (AiP) to China’s Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore for its design of a dual-fuel methanol, heavy-duty, offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV). “Support vessels like WTIVs are in short supply, and new builds are being hampered by challenging market dynamics. This design from Yantai […]

  • 22 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Cadeler has placed an order with China’s COSCO Heavy Industries for its third A-class wind farm installation vessel, scheduled to be delivered in the first half of 2027. Cadeler has entered into a binding contract for the manufacture and delivery of its third A-class vessel, Wind Apex. The contract price for the delivery of this […]

  • 9 April 2024

    The construction service operation vessel (CSOV) Olympic Boreas was launched on Saturday, 6 April, from the dock hall at Ulstein Verft, Norway. The vessel is being built for Norway-based shipowner Olympic. The Olympic Boreas is yard number 318 and the first of two sister vessels for Olympic. The first steel for the vessel was cut […]

  • 3 April 2024

    Offshore wind service vessel company, Edda Wind, has taken delivery of a newly built service operation vessel (SOV) from Spain’s Astilleros Balenciaga. The SOV C416, later to be renamed Edda Goelo, was delivered to Edda Wind on 26 March. C416 is of Salt 0358 design and the sister vessel of Edda Brint, delivered from Astilleros Balenciaga shipyard in […]

  • 28 November 2023
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Crew transfer vessel operator Windcat is further expanding its commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) fleet and has placed an additional order of two CSOVs with Damen Shipyards. The order increases Windcat’s CSOV fleet to a total of five vessels, leaving the option of acquiring a sixth vessel. The first three vessels are currently under construction […]

  • 23 January 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    The Windward Offshore joint venture, comprising Diana Shipping, Blue Star Group, SeaRenergy Offshore, and SeraVerse, has exercised its option to acquire two additional hybrid Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) from Norway-based shipbuilding company VARD. Following the completion of the acquisition of the two additional CSOVs, Windward Offshore will have contracts to acquire four vessels, with deliveries […]

  • 10 April 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Equipment, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Norwind Offshore has placed an order for a stand-alone ECMC 7-tonne 3D crane for the commissioning service operation vessel (CSOV) newbuild 952, Norwind Helm. The order extends the delivery of Seaonics’ first electric gangway system to Norwind Hurricane, which occurred on 21 March 2024. The crane is to be installed in connection with the delivery […]

  • 11 December 2023

    Van Oord’s heavy-lift installation vessel Svanen will undergo upgrades including the extension of the gantry by 25 metres, making the vessel ready to handle the next generation of monopile foundations for offshore wind projects. The extension of the gantry crane makes the Svanen one of the largest heavy-lift installation vessels worldwide, Van Oord said. The […]

  • 18 April 2024
    Authorities, Planning & Permitting, Research & Development, Transition, Vessels

    Milad Sheikhi, Head of Sales and Business Development – Offshore Wind at Jumbo Offshore discusses the way forward for standardisation in offshore wind. Is regulatory restriction the way forward for offshore wind – or will a free market approach yield more rapid returns? With increasingly ambitious targets in the coming years, the pressure is on […]

  • 21 November 2023
    Floating Wind, Innovation, Offshore Platforms, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Transition, Vessels

    The global energy landscape is undergoing a significant transformation as the demand for clean, renewable energy sources continues to grow. Wind power, in particular, is playing a pivotal role in this transition. Offshore wind farms have proven to be a highly effective means of generating electricity. To facilitate the expansion of offshore wind energy, efficient, […]

  • 18 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Boskalis has completed the work the company was contracted to perform on the Moray West offshore wind farm. While the Dutch offshore construction company has now wrapped up its part of the job, work on Ocean Winds’ 882 MW project offshore Scotland continues with the installation of foundations and inter-array cables underway. Boskalis says that […]

  • 17 April 2024
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    The new commissioning service operations vessel (CSOV) that Vestas chartered for offshore wind farms in the Asia Pacific region will be ready to start work in October this year, according to the Singapore-based marine logistics company Marco Polo Marine. The CSOV, the first vessel of this type that will be owned and operated by Marco […]

  • 13 May 2024

    Ørsted and the US shipbuilder Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) officially christened the first-ever US-built service operations vessel (SOV), ECO Edison, at the Port of New Orleans on 11 May. The construction of the vessel started in March 2022 at ECO’s shipyard in Louisiana, where ECO marked a 50-per cent completion milestone in April last year. […]

  • 14 May 2024

    Van Oord’s new offshore installation vessel Boreas has been launched at the Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore shipyard in China. Van Oord ordered a self-elevating offshore installation vessel at the Yantai CIMC Raffles shipyard in October 2021. The first steel for Boreas was cut in July 2022 while the keel-laying ceremony was held at the end […]

  • 1 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Norway-based Seaonics has been chosen to deliver 3D Electric Controlled Motion Compensated (ECMC) cranes to the German shipowner Windward Offshore. The cranes are set for installation of Windward Offshore’s two commissioning service operation vessels (CSOVs). The 87.5-metre vessels will be delivered by VARD under a contract signed with Windward Offshore, a company founded by Blue […]

  • 13 May 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Collaboration, Outlook & Strategy, Research & Development

    Cyan Renewables has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Seoul-headquartered Hyundai Asset Management to facilitate the strategic investment in South Korea’s offshore wind supply chain. Under the MoU, Cyan Renewables and Hyundai Asset Management seek to build vessel capacity and strengthen the supply chain for South Korea’s growing offshore wind sector. In doing so, […]

  • 21 February 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    The Norwegian company Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) has, through its subsidiary IWS Fleet AS, entered into a time charter contract for a commissioning service operations vessel (CSOV) at market terms with the Dutch transmission system operator (TSO) TenneT. The charter contract has a minimum duration of four months and will commence after the vessel IWS […]