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  • 2 April 2019
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    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 […]

  • 2 June 2016

    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 […]

  • 8 January 2015
    Business & Finance

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has opened its first German business unit in Hamburg.  Fred. Olsen Windcarrier GmbH, which opened officially on January 1st 2015, will be the centre of business development activity for the company’s interests in the German offshore wind market, focused on identifying and securing new business opportunities. The office will also support the interests […]

  • 19 January 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    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. 

  • 1 March 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 3 May 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern has left the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark loaded with the first set of MHI Vestas 8MW turbine components for Ørsted’s 450MW Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 19 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) announced today that experienced wind turbine installation firm Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS is joining the development team for Project Icebreaker, an offshore wind demonstration project in Lake Erie. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, based in Oslo, Norway, provides innovative and tailored services for the transport, installation and maintenance of offshore […]

  • 14 August 2018
    Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has shared a timelapse video of the jack-up vessel Bold Tern installing an MHI Vestas V164-8.0 MW wind turbine on a suction bucket jacket foundation at the Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 1 December 2016
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Seafox 5 has officially changed its name to Blue Tern. The Norway-based company emphasized that most of its vessel have a name starting with ‘B’, therefore renaming Seafox 5 was a natural step. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier made an agreement with the Seafox International Group in December last year for the […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, together with related company Global Wind Service, has moved its Danish operation to new office in Fredericia, Denmark. The new facility provides more space as the companies continue to grow. It has an excellent access to the main road connections to mainland Europe and across the Danish archipelago and is less than […]

  • 24 December 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    The jack-up vessel Bold Tern has returned to the Port of Esbjerg after completing an Operations & Maintenance (O&M) campaign in the Irish Sea, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier said.

  • 1 October 2012

    Brave Tern Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS, which is indirectly owned on a 50/50 basis by Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA, has today taken delivery of the newbuild “Brave Tern” from the Lamprell Shipyard in Dubai.   The “Brave Tern” is a self-elevating vessel for installation of offshore wind […]

  • 5 June 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    All Fred. Olsen Ocean companies including Fred. Olsen Windcarrier A/S, the crew transfer vessel (CTV) business unit, and Universal Foundation A/S have now achieved ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and OHSAS 18001 certification.

  • 11 December 2012

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier International Ltd, which is indirectly owned 50/50 by Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA, has been awarded a contract by the German company BARD Engineering GmbH for installation work of turbines and associated equipment at the “Bard Offshore 1” wind farm in German territorial waters. The contract commences in March 2013 and […]

  • 1 February 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern has arrived in Hull, the UK, where it will begin its work for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. According to Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, the vessel arrived in Hull yesterday afternoon and is ready to pick up the turbines for the 1.2GW project. Bold Tern is in charge of […]

  • 20 March 2019
    Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern is currently mobilizing for the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind project in Germany. According to the company’s recent post, the 132m long vessel is undergoing the mobilization at the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier won the contract for the transport and installation of turbines for […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens AG has awarded Fred. Olsen Windcarrier the contract for the transport and installation of 67 Siemens 6MW wind turbines at the Veja Mate 400MW wind farm. Construction is expected to start in early 2017. Martin Degen, Commercial Manager for Fred. Olsen Windcarrier said: “We are delighted to be working on the Veja Mate project, building on […]

  • 8 June 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 6 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Vattenfall has selected Fred. Olsen Windcarrier to supply a crew transfer vessel (CTV) to service the 110MW Lillgrund offshore wind farm in Sweden.

  • 3 July 2020
    Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s Brave Tern will undergo upgrades which will allow the jack-up to handle all known next-generation wind turbines and larger foundations. Brave Tern will be upgraded with the Huisman 1600t LEC 65500 leg encircling crane, which will be accompanied by improvements to the vessel’s deck space and stability. The upgrades will allow the […]

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Ocean has reported NOK 145 million operating revenue in the first quarter of 2018, a 60.2% slide compared to NOK 364 operating revenue in Q1 2017, attributed mainly to the underutilisation of the jack-up installation vessels Brave Tern and Bold Tern.

  • 23 March 2020
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern has won a contract to transport and install the MHI Vestas Offshore V174-9.5MW wind turbines on the Changfang and Xidao (CFXD) offshore wind farms in Taiwan. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier was awarded the contract by CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering. “As both experienced contractors within the industry, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Brave Tern has started her journey to Taiwan to begin working on the Yunlin offshore wind project. Brave Tern departed the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark on Monday, 20 April, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier said. The jack-up is heading to Taiwan to start the installation job on the 640 MW wind farm. […]

  • 28 June 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern has completed the installation of 53 turbines at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. Bold Tern is in charge of installing 88 out of the project’s total 174 turbines, with A2SEA’s Sea Challenger responsible for installing the remaining 86 units. According to Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, the […]

  • 19 February 2020
    Grid Connection

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has completed its first-ever offshore wind cable job.