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27 March 2013

The Dogger Bank offshore wind zone is proving to be a site for innovation as a new and safer installation technique has been used to lift Forewind’s initial meteorological mast tower on top of the innovative suction-installed bucket foundation. The use of the Bucket Foundation was also a UK industry first when placed on site […]

27 February 2013

The installation of the first of two innovative suction-installed foundations on Dogger Bank on the weekend represents the first stage of construction of the world's largest offshore wind development. The foundations will support meteorological masts that will monitor wave and wind conditions at the site, located 125 kilometres off the North Yorkshire coast. Forewind general […]

22 January 2013 Wind Farm Update

The innovative suction-installed foundations that represent the first stage of construction at the world's largest offshore wind farm are now on their way to the site at Dogger Bank, 125 kilometres off the UK's east coast. The structures, known as Bucket Foundations, will support two meteorological masts that will provide essential weather information. They were […]

30 October 2012 R&D

"Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Companies - Profile and Project Overview" is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialists that offer comprehensive information and understanding of major offshore wind turbine installation vessel companies. The report profiles twelve major vessel companies operating in the offshore wind turbine installation market. Companies profiled in the report […]

2 October 2012

In the past 12 months we have seen orders for new Wind Turbine Installation Vessels placed, new builds started and others completed and delivered. These vessels have got bigger and stronger'wlth larger cranes, and higher jacking possibilities. The specifications of almost every dimension have increased. Offshore WIND has spoken to some of the new owners […]

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 […]

28 August 2012 Business & Finance

Lamprell, a leading provider of specialist engineering services to the international oil & gas and renewable industry based in the UAE, announces its Interim Results for the six month period to 30 June 2012. H1 2012 financial results: Revenue: US$ 528.1 million (H1 2011: US$ 383.6 million). Operating loss: US$ 33.8 million (H1 2011: US$ […]

20 July 2012 Business & Finance

As a consequence of Bonheur ASA holding more than 50% of the shares of Ganger Rolf ASA, Ganger Rolf ASA is fully consolidated for accounting purposes as a subsidiary of Bonheur ASA. As Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA have a joint ownership of their most important investments, the ownership structure entails full consolidation for […]

11 May 2012 Business & Finance

The Group accounts for the first quarter 2012 comprise Ganger Rolf ASA and its subsidiaries (“The Group of companies”) and the Group of companies´ ownership of associates. Comparable figures for the same period in 2011 in brackets. The accounts are unaudited. The operating result (EBIT) which mainly reflects the holding company costs, was negative with […]

29 March 2012 Technology

OSBIT Power (OP), Siemens Wind Power and Statoil announced that they have successfully completed offshore trials of OP’s innovative offshore wind turbine access system, MaXccess. The trials were conducted with the backing of Siemens Wind Power and Statoil, at the Hywind Demo floating offshore wind turbine off the coast of Norway. MaXccess was installed on […]

21 December 2011

Reportlinker announced that the new market research report is available. The skyrocketing oil price during 2007-2008 sparked globally investment fever in marine engineering industry. However, from 2009 onwards, seeing globally economic recession and sluggish demand, many small and medium-sized marine engineering enterprises have taken a heavy toll on revenue in the wake of the nosedive […]

27 October 2011

Harland and Wolff will manufacture the first two commercial offshore suction bucket foundations (Universal Foundations) at its Belfast facilities. The contract forms part of an overall project secured by Fred. Olsen United AS with Forewind Ltd. for the construction, delivery and installation of two complete meteorological masts, known as met masts, including foundations on the […]

12 May 2011 Business & Finance, Technology

  In a notice to Oslo Stock Exchange of 18 October 2010 it was informed that a subsidiary of Fred.Olsen Windcarrier AS, which is indirectly owned 50/50 by Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA, had entered into a six months contract for the specialized transport and installation vessel for offshore wind turbines “Brave Tern” with […]

28 February 2011 Technology

A subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS, which is indirectly owned 50/50 by Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA, has on certain subjects entered into a contract for the specialized transport and installation vessel for offshore wind turbines “Brave Tern” Vestas Offshore Germany Gmbh . The firm contract period is six months with 3 x […]

19 October 2010 Business & Finance

A subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS, which is indirectly owned 50/50 by Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA, has entered into a contract for the specialized transport and installation vessel for offshore wind turbines “Brave Tern” with the Belgian offshore company GeoSea NV. Duration of the contract is six months with scheduled commencement in […]

23 June 2010 R&D, Technology

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading ship power systems integrator, has signed a contract with Lamprell plc of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to supply a complete ship power system for a new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV). Wärtsilä’s solution has been selected for its low fuel consumption, environmentally sound technology, and global service support. The […]