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Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewables industry, announced the successful completion of construction of the wind turbine installation vessel, Windcarrier 2 “Bold Tern”. Having resolved all outstanding commercial issues, Lamprell has made delivery of the vessel to the client, Fred Olsen. […]
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has made an agreement with Seafox International Group to acquire a 51% ownership in the jack-up vessel Seafox 5.
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has marked a milestone in offshore wind turbine installation as it installed the 400th unit.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
A trapped seal has put Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s emergency procedure to the test on a wind farm construction project in the German North Sea. It was a story with a happy ending both for the seal and the team from Fred. Olsen Windcarriers’ jack-up Brave Tern, after the distressed mammal was spotted, taking refuge in the jacking pin […]
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 […]
German company Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH has awarded a contract to Fred. Olsen Windcarrier International Ltd. for the transport and installation work of Areva 5MW wind turbines and associated equipment at the Global Tech I wind farm. The contract commences in December 2013 and is anticipated to take 110 days with options for extensions. […]
The Hanseatic Offshore Group (Germany), founded in 2012 and specialised in offshore construction management, secured a contract with Fred.Olsen windcarrier, to finalise the OWF BARD O1 in the north sea. Hanseatic Offshore Group supplies Construction Manager and backoffice support in Germany for the finalisation of the OWF. Fred.Olsen windcarrier carries out the work with teh […]
Mr. Carl Erik Gurrik has been appointed Managing Director of Fred. Olsen Marine Services and will effectively withdraw from his current position as Commercial Manager in Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS handling all commercial activities towards its Jack-Up Installation Vessels, the ‘Brave Tern’ and ‘Bold Tern’. Carl Erik will be replaced by Mr. Hans Christian Opsann, […]
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS, which is indirectly owned on a 50/50 basis by Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA, has been awarded a contract by the German company SIEMENS AG for installation work of 80 turbines at the “Butendiek” offshore wind power plant off Germany’s North Sea coast. The contract commences in September 2014 and […]
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS, which is indirectly owned 50/50 by Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA, has today declared options at Båtservice Holding AS for the construction of three crewboats for transport of service technicians to and from offshore wind turbine installations. The mentioned options are related to the contract of four similar vessels ordered […]