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  • 2 May 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    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 […]

  • 7 June 2013

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    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.

  • 5 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    The 100th Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbine has been installed at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s 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, Bold Tern recently […]

  • 2 July 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern has installed the 28th MHI Vestas 8MW turbine at the Borkum Riffgrund II offshore wind farm, marking the halfway milestone.

  • 4 September 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has been awarded a contract with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) for the transport and installation of wind turbines on the 336MW Galloper offshore wind farm off Suffolk, UK.

  • 14 February 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    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 […]

  • 24 June 2014

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier A/S has entered into an agreement with Walney (UK) Offshore Windfarms Limited for the operations and maintenance on Walney offshore wind farm. The three year contract, signed on the 18th June 2014, is for the supply and operation of three crew transfer vessels commencing in July 2014. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier will establish […]

  • 29 January 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s wind installation vessel Brave Tern has commenced its work on the Global Tech I wind farm by installing its first AREVA M5000 wind turbine. The vessel will install 44 out of the total of 80 wind turbines. This 400MW wind farm, located approximately 180 kilometres from Bremerhaven and 138 kilometres northwest of […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern installed the first MHI Vestas 8MW wind turbine at Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in the German North Sea on 5 May.

  • 27 August 2018
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern left Esbjerg on 26 August with the final four MHI Vestas 8MW turbines for Borkum Riffgrund II. According to the vessel’s AIS data, Bold Tern is now at the construction site. 

  • 3 March 2020
    Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier is upgrading one of its Gusto 9000 jack-up vessels with a new crane capable of installing foundations and all known next-generation offshore wind turbines, the company said. Upon delivery in 2022, the Huisman 1600t LEC 65500 leg encircling crane will be the highest in the market. “With this new crane, we are […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bonheur ASA, Norwegian holding company that operates in the offshore wind sector, among other activities, released its financial results for the third quarter. The group’s operating revenues marked a slight drop from NOK 3 411 million (EUR 365 milion), last year, to NOK 3 402 million (EUR 364.2 million), the same period this year. Shipping […]

  • 16 April 2020
    Contracts & Tenders

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has secured a contract by Danish engineering consultancy Geo to supply a vessel for preliminary geotechnical investigations for the Thor offshore wind project. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier will use its jack-up vessel Jill to support Geo with the offshore borehole campaign. The purpose of the assignment is to acquire geotechnical and geological information […]

  • 15 May 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    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 […]

  • 11 March 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 8 September 2015

    Fred Olsen Windcarrier AS in Norway has bought Miros’ new WaveSystem 200, which has been installed on the Bold Tern WTI jack-up vessel. The WaveSystem 200 is a wave monitoring system utilized on jack-up vessels to give accurate wave parameters and draught data. The real time wave and draught data give valuable input to the […]

  • 8 June 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern is completing its fifth run on Ørsted ‘s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm and is currently installing the 19th MHI Vestas 8MW turbine at the site in the German North Sea.

  • 25 March 2013
    Business & Finance

    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, […]

  • 16 March 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has shared a photo of its wind turbine installation vessel Brave Tern hard at work transporting and installing wind turbine components at Iberdrola’s 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German part of the Baltic Sea.

  • 29 December 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has recently posted a video showing the turbine installation process on Iberdrola’s 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea.

  • 1 July 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Jill has started the geotechnical investigations at the Thor offshore wind project in the Danish North Sea. Jill completed the first borehole drilling out of 20 in total at the site located west of Nissum Fjord, 20km from the shore. As reported in mid-April, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier secured a contract by Denmark’s […]

  • 19 June 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Jill has left the Port of Esbjerg to begin the preliminary geotechnical investigations for the Thor offshore wind project in the Danish North Sea. In mid-April, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier secured a contract by Denmark’s Geo to supply a vessel for the geotechnical work. The purpose of the assignment is to acquire geotechnical and […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Bonheur ASA, Norwegian holding company that operates in the offshore wind sector, among other activities, today released its financial results for the second quarter.   The Group of companies’ overall 2Q operating revenues were NOK 2 771 million, higher that in the same period of 2013 (NOK 2 607 million). Operating revenues in its Shipping/Offshore Wind division amounted […]