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  • 27 March 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update, Wind Turbines

    The jack-up vessel Voltaire has installed twelve wind turbines at the Dogger Bank A offshore wind farm in the UK so far and is currently in Vlissingen, the Netherlands, where it will undergo scheduled maintenance and return to the UK project in May. This is according to a Notice of Operations from the project issued […]

  • 30 April 2024

    Bibby Marine has signed a shipbuilding contract with Gondan to build what the company says is the world’s first truly zero-emission, electric Commissioning Service Operation Vessel (eCSOV). The eCSOV will be built in Gondan’s Asturias shipyard in Spain and is scheduled to be delivered in 2026. After a thorough tendering process involving a variety of […]

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

    Vard has signed a contract for the design and construction of a hybrid power service operation vessel (SOV) for Singapore-headquartered Cyan Renewables. The 85.5-metre-long vessel will be built, outfitted, commissioned, and delivered from Vard Vung Tau in Vietnam, with the delivery scheduled for the second quarter of 2026. The announcement follows after Siemens Gamesa awarded […]

  • 1 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Business development, Outlook & Strategy, Vessels

    Offshore ship-owning group Atlantic Oceanic (UK) has acquired an advanced DP2 multi-purpose supply vessel (MPSV) as part of its ongoing fleet growth programme. The vessel, named Atlantic Spirit and previously known as Tek-Ocean Spirit, is an 87-metre-long specialist MPSV equipped with a DP2 dynamic positioning system and a 65-tonne active heave compensation (AHC) high lift […]

  • 26 March 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Lotos Petrobaltic, an ORLEN Group company, signed a contract with Singapore-based Strategic Marine for the construction of a crew transfer vessel that will serve the Polish offshore wind market. The CTV is scheduled to be completed this summer, with delivery to Europe in early September 2024. The vessel will join the existing fleet managed by […]

  • 9 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of the offshore substation topside and monopile foundations is about to commence at Dogger Bank B offshore wind farm, the second of the three 1.2 GW phases of the 3.6 GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm in the UK. Installation vessels Saipem 7000 and Seaway Strashnov are expected to arrive at the project site […]

  • 10 January 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of transition pieces (TPs) at Scotland’s Moray West offshore wind farm is expected to start on or around 23 January. The TPs will be installed by DEME’s installation vessel Apollo and the company’s vessel Orion will later also arrive at the site to undertake monopile installation. Later this month, Apollo will start placing […]

  • 13 May 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Norway’s Vard has signed a contract with an undisclosed Taiwanese customer for the design and construction of two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs). The customer has appointed Vard to build two CSOVs of VARD 4 39 design which is a new design from the Fincantieri-owned company, envisioned as a highly versatile all-round platform for wind farm […]

  • 10 April 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Foundations, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    The installation of foundations is scheduled to kick off this month at the Sofia offshore wind farm site, located on Dogger Bank in the central North Sea, 195 kilometres from the nearest point on the UK’s northeast coast. Van Oord’s offshore wind installation vessel Aeolus and special service support vessel (SSSV) Baltic Explorer are expected […]

  • 24 January 2024
    R&D, Technology, Vessels

    Tidal Transit, a supplier of purpose-design crew transfer vessels for the offshore wind industry, has begun the design and engineering phase of a project to deliver what the company claims to be the world’s first retrofit electric crew transfer vessel (E-CTV). Over the next 15 months, the UK-based company will retrofit a diesel-powered Mercurio 20-metre […]

  • 18 January 2024
    Industry, Operations & Maintenance, Supply Chain, Vessels

    A consortium led by Bibby Marine, which is working on bringing a zero-emission electric service operation vessel (eSOV) to the UK and European offshore wind markets, has contracted Longitude Engineering, a UK-based engineering consultancy and ship design firm, to design the new SOV. Bibby Marine announced the company and its consortium partners Port of Aberdeen, […]

  • 29 March 2024
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Grid Connection, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Orient Adventurer, formerly the construction and flex lay vessel Polar Onyx which has been converted into a cable-laying vessel (CLV), has arrived in Taiwan’s port of Taichung, from where it will soon sail out to the Yunlin offshore wind farm site. The vessel will carry out cable-laying work on the Yunlin project under the partnership between […]

  • 18 April 2024
    Cables, Contracts & Tenders, Grid Connection, Offshore Platforms

    Cable solutions provider Prysmian has selected DEME to provide the engineering and installation works for the IJmuiden Ver Alpha and Nederwiek 1 offshore grid systems in the Netherlands. This is the most extensive cabling award in DEME’s history and marks the company’s first project involving Prysmian’s 525 kV HVDC cable technology, featuring increased transmission capacity, […]

  • 27 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Outlook & Strategy, Vessels

    South Korean Taihan Cable & Solution has acquired what is said to be Korea’s only cable-laying vessel (CLV) for the offshore wind market. Taihan, which announced the purchase on December 20, bought the vessel for approximately USD 38.4 million (EUR 34.7 million). The CLV, equipped with self-propulsion and a DP2 system, can load up to […]

  • 18 December 2023
    Business & Finance, Fixed-Bottom, Floating Wind, Foundations, Industry, Manufacturing, Operations & Maintenance, Outlook & Strategy, Planning & Permitting, Ports & Logistics, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Turbines

    As new offshore wind markets keep emerging and targets in established markets keep increasing, questions on how much capacity can actually be installed, especially until 2030 which is just around the corner, have come to the sector’s foreground. The most vocal on the (un)likeliness of the national and regional targets for 2030 being met – […]

  • 22 March 2024
    Cables, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Cable burial activities at the inter-array routes within the Neart na Gaoithe offshore wind farm site have been completed, following the wrap-up of cable installation works in January. The pre-lay grapnel run (PLGR) along the inter-array cable (IAC) routes was completed in November 2023 by the vessel Pacific Discovery. The PGLR work started in March […]

  • 3 May 2024

    Van Oord has fitted a huge A-framed gantry extension, weighing 1,200 tonnes, to the top of its heavy-lift installation vessel Svanen, increasing the total height of the ship to 125 metres. The extension had been constructed by Holland Shipyard. One of the largest cranes in the world was used for the installation at Mammoet Schiedam. […]

  • 25 January 2024
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    Cyan Renewables, a Singapore-headquartered offshore wind vessel owner established in 2022 by investment management company Seraya Partners, has acquired a majority stake in Sentinel Marine to strengthen its position in the UK offshore wind market and boost its local content. Cyan Renewables has acquired a 75 per cent stake in Sentinel Marine, the owner of […]

  • 19 March 2024
    Business development, R&D, Research & Development, Vessels

    France-headquartered Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) has introduced a concept for a service operations vessel (SOV) that utilises liquid hydrogen as its primary fuel source. The liquid-hydrogen SOV, currently in the concept design phase, will be able to operate 95 per cent of the time with zero carbon emission, with the vessel only releasing water during […]

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

    The Japanese shipping company Nippon Yusen Kaisha (NYK) Line has placed an order with Kosaba Shipbuilding Corporation for a crew transfer vessel (CTV), the first vessel of this kind NYK has ordered from a shipyard in its home country. The hull of the new 28-metre-long, 12-pax crew transfer vessel will be built based on a […]

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

    The installation of Siemens Gamesa’s 14 MW wind turbines at the Moray West offshore wind farm site in Scotland is scheduled to start in April. The vessel chartered to install the turbines, Cadeler’s Wind Orca, has just arrived in Esbjerg, Denmark, to mobilise for the project after completing a crane upgrade in the Netherlands. In […]

  • 21 November 2023
    Contracts & Tenders, Supply Chain, Vessels

    The Netherlands-based Damen Shipyards has signed a contract with Ta San Shang Marine (TSSM), a joint venture between Japan’s Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) and Taiwan’s Ta Tong Marine, for the delivery of a Damen Construction Service Operation Vessel (CSOV) 9020. This will be TSSM’s second SOV in their fleet. The first, the TSS Pioneer, was […]

  • 7 May 2024
    Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Wind Farm Update

    First Vestas V174-9.5 MW turbines have been installed by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Blue Tern at the Baltic Eagle offshore wind farm in Germany. According to the AIS data available online, the vessel Blue Tern is currently in the Port of Rønne, Denmark, for the next loadout of wind turbines which will be installed […]

  • 22 May 2024
    Contracts & Tenders, Fixed-Bottom, Project Updates, Supply Chain, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has contracted Van Oord for the installation of wind turbine foundations and the supply and installation of inter-array cables for the Windanker offshore wind farm that the Spanish renewable energy company is building in the German sector of the Baltic Sea. Under the contract, the Dutch offshore construction specialist will transport and install 21 […]

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

    Wind turbine installation is expected to start soon at Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 3 and Gode Wind 3 offshore wind farms in Germany as Seaway7’s newbuild Seaway Ventus, which has been hired to do the work, arrived in Europe. Seaway Ventus was built by China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) at its shipyard in Nantong, Jiangsu province, […]

  • 9 January 2024

    FRS Windcat Offshore Logistics (FWOL) has deployed the first hydrogen-powered dual-fuel crew transfer vessel (CTV) in Germany for the German transmission system operator (TSO) 50Hertz. The Hydrocat 55 is a CTV equipped with the dual-fuel hydrogen technology of CMB.TECH, one of FWOL’s shareholders. Delivered in 2023, the vessel is built the same way as the […]