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Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has secured a contract for the transport and installation of turbines at the Moray East offshore wind project in Scotland. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier is in charge of transporting and installing 100 MHI Vestas V164-9.5MW turbines at the 950MW wind farm located off the East coast of Scotland. The company will deploy one of […]
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has signed a long term time charter with Falcon Global for their jack-up vessel Jill. Jill will be an integrated part of the Fred. Olsen Windcarrier jack-up fleet for offshore wind, where she will be under commercial management of Fred. Olsen Windcarrier. The jack-up will be working out of Europe and mainly […]
Siemens Gamesa has awarded Fred. Olsen Windcarrier with a contract for the transport and installation of wind turbines on the Yunlin offshore wind farm in Taiwan. The 640MW Yunlin offshore wind farm is located some 6 kilometres off the southwest coast of Taiwan and will feature 80 SG 8.0-167 DD machines. The installation will be […]
The German United Wind Logistics (UWL) has selected MAN GenSets engines for its new heavy cargo deck carrier for offshore wind projects, currently being built at the Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard in China. The Chinese shipyard placed an order for two MAN 9L 21/31 and two MAN 6L16/24 GenSets in connection with the construction of the vessel, which […]
Hamburg-based engineering company [email protected] has unveiled a basic design of a heavy cargo deck carrier for offshore wind projects. The heavy cargo deck carrier for offshore wind projects in the North and Baltic Seas is currently being built at a Chinese shipyard, the company said. "Our client for this project, a Hamburg-based shipping company specialising […]
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has made an agreement with Seafox International Group to acquire a 51% ownership in the jack-up vessel Seafox 5.
ALE has designed a new modular transport frame for carrying transition pieces within marshaling ports, which is said to optimize the costs of offshore wind projects.
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has marked a milestone in offshore wind turbine installation as it installed the 400th unit.
UK-based marine services company Stewart Marine has contracted Neptune Marine to build a new EuroCarrier 2611, which is to be named Viking Energy.
US-based liftboat specialist Falcon Global LLC and Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS have reached a cooperation agreement to exclusively contribute vessels and marine/installation crews and operate a full spread of offshore wind installation and feeder vessels for the US offshore wind market.
Northern Offshore Services (N-O-S) and Fred. Olsen Windcarrier have signed a co-operation deal on 17 January, agreeing to integrate Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s fleet of crew transfer vessels (CTVs) into N-O-S’s existing management and organisation.
Global Wind Service (GWS), 75.5%-owned by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, saw a 13% revenue growth in the third quarter of 2017, as its owner reported lower revenues from installation vessels for Q3.
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s fleet of seven Bayard class crew transfer vessels (CTVs) reached 1,000 days without a lost time incident (LTI) on 12 October.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has awarded Fred. Olsen Windcarrier with a contract to transport and install Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines at EnBW’s Albatros offshore wind farm.
MPM North West has recently helped prepare and facilitate the latest class renewal for Fred. Olsen Windcarrier with Bayard 4 at their facility in Maryport, UK, marking the sixth time a Bayard crew transfer vessel (CTV) has used MPM North West in the last two years. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier docked three of their Bayard CTVs […]
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has appointed Even Larsen as the new CEO. Larsen has been with Fred. Olsen Windcarrier since 2013, where he worked on innovation and product development before becoming project manager for the Global Tech I project. In 2014, Larsen became Head of Commercial and Projects. “To be able to continue with Fred. Olsen Windcarrier […]
Last week, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s Bayard class crew transfer vessel (CTV) fleet received the International Safety Management (ISM) and Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) certification by DNV GL. The certificate was issued after an auditing process by DNV GL confirming all procedures and operations were compliant with the ISM code enabling the company to meet the […]
Fixed offshore accommodation will be instrumental in resolving the operations and maintenance (O&M) dilemma faced by operators of wind farms installed far from shores, according to a report commissioned by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier. Reducing transit time and improving turbine accessibility are two key issues for operators, and the study by Norwegian simulation experts Shoreline found […]
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier will transport and install 56 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines at the Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm. The turbine installation is set to start in the second quarter of 2018. “This is our second contract signed with DONG Energy and our first project installing the Vestas 8MW turbines, it is an exciting project and one […]
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has won a contract to supply an installation vessel for loading, carriage and installation of wind turbines at the 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German part of the North Sea. The scope of the contract includes project management, engineering, provision of sea fastening, vessel mobilisation and de-mobilisation. Borkum Riffgrund 2, […]
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier A/S’s Bayard vessels celebrated 500 days without a lost time injury (LTI) on 2 June 2016. With a total exposure of 115,617 hours, the fleet of seven Bayards have been active at Walney 1+2, Butendiek, Baltic 2, Femern Belt, Borkum Riffgrund, Gwynt y Môr and the Gode Wind 1. During this time, the Bayards […]
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier appointed Casper Toft as its new Managing Director this week. Toft comes from the position of Sales Director for MHI Vestas Offshore. He was working for seven years in business development, sales and marketing at Vestas Offshore. Toft was also involved in the commercial launch of the 8MW platform and was the key account director for […]
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has won a contract for transport and installation of Siemens 7MW turbines at DONG Energy's Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. Under the contract, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier will install approximately half of the 174 turbines, while the remainder will be installed by A2SEA, which was awarded the contract on Tuesday, 10 May. "This is a […]
Norway’s Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA completed their merger today, 5 May, with Bonheur ASA as the surviving entity. The completed merger implies that all assets, rights and obligations of Ganger Rolf ASA are transferred into Bonheur ASA. As a corollary, Ganger Rolf ASA is liquidated and deleted from the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises. […]
Siemens AG has awarded Fred. Olsen Windcarrier with the contract to transport and install Siemens 7MW turbines at the 497MW EnBW Hohe See wind farm, with the first turbine expected to go up in the first half of 2019. EnBW Hohe See is located 90km from shore in the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), in close […]
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier International Ltd. has been awarded a contract with Adwen for the transport and installation of 70 units of Adwen 5 MW wind turbine generators for the Wikinger Offshore Wind Farm project located in the Baltic Sea within the German exclusive economic zone. The contract will commence during the first quarter of 2017 […]