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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 […]

8 August 2013 Business & Finance

Blue Water loaded the last component from the Port of Esbjerg to the German wind farm Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm which is located in the North Sea. The turbines were installed by the experienced Norwegian company Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, who looks back on a positive project. "The cooperation with Blue Water has been excellent and […]

4 June 2013

Fred. Olsen United is one of those few players that plays a role in almost all aspects of the offshore wind industry and is able to offer a fully integrated turnkey solution. This diverse company has been active in the offshore wind industry since the early days and is now uniting capabilities to provide a single interface with the client. In 2007, installation […]

31 January 2013

Lamprell had its naming ceremony for the Windcarrier 2 project on 19 January 2013, with various members of the senior management from the customer, Fred Olsen, present. The Windcarrier 2 vessel left the Jebel Ali facility within the last few days and has commenced its final sea trials prior to completion. The Group remains on […]

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 […]

14 May 2012

Saturday 12th May 2012 saw the official launch of Windcarrier NO's latest vessel the Brave Tern at the Lamprell Shipyard in Dubai. The Brave Tern is the largest custom built turbine installation vessel of her type currently in existence. Her launch marks an important milestone in the Fred. Olsen 'master plan' to capture the offshore […]

27 March 2012

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS, which is indirectly owned by Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA has been awarded a contract by the German utility EWE for the installation of 30 wind turbines and associated equipment at the Riffgat offshore wind farm in the German territorial waters. The contract commences in March 2013 and is anticipated […]

14 February 2011 Technology

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS, Oslo, Norway, recently entered into a contract with Norwegian shipyard Båtservice Mandal AS for the construction... (marinelog) [mappress] Source: marinelog , February 14, 2011

27 March 2017 Wind Farm Update

Two and a half months ahead of schedule, Veja Mate has reached the halfway installation milestone with 34 of the total 67 wind turbines now installed.

4 January 2017 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

The Veja Mate offshore wind farm project has entered the turbine installation phase with two of the wind farm installation vessels (WFIVs) contracted for the task currently loading the first batch of turbine components at the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark, according to Siemens. The two WFIVs tasked with installing the 67 Siemens SWT-6.0-154 wind turbines at the […]

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 […]

24 October 2013 Wind Farm Update

The various components of Alstom’s 6MW offshore wind turbine, currently one of the most powerful on the market, are in the process of being loaded onto the liftboat or self-elevating wind turbine installation and crane unit, “Bold Tern”, in the port of Ostend, Belgium. The vessel, owned by Fred Olsen Windcarrier, specialists in the transport […]

1 October 2013 Wind Farm Update

The various components of Alstom’s 6MW offshore wind turbine, currently one of the most powerful on the market, are in the process of being loaded onto the liftboat or self-elevating wind turbine installation and crane unit, “Bold Tern”,  in the port of Ostend, Belgium.  The vessel, owned by Fred Olsen Windcarrier, specialists in the transport […]

6 May 2013 Wind Farm Update

The first of a total of 30 wind turbines for EWE's Riffgat offshore wind farm at the North Sea has been installed. "Further seven turbines are already on board the specialized vessel, so that Riffgat will now continue to grow very rapidly," says EWE's Dr. Torsten Köhne. The plan is to have the wind farm […]

25 February 2013

Germany: Ship Collides with Offshore Wind Farm Foundation A ship has collided with the offshore wind farm foundation in the German part of the North Sea. The incident happened on Saturday night causing the bow fender of the double hull ship to sustain severe damages.   Norway: Lamprell Delivers Windcarrier 2 “Bold Tern”, to Fred […]

30 October 2012

OSBIT Power (OP) has announced today (30 October) that the MaXccess-T12 access system for Scira Offshore Energy Limited, the Statoil and Statkraft joint-venture company, has now completed its Lloyds witnessed factory acceptance tests and will go into service shortly at Sheringham Shoal.  “The tests were completed last week and we are delighted to be able […]

8 October 2012

The new 132m jack-up vessel Brave Tern, commissioned to install both of Forewind's meteorological masts on Dogger Bank, has been completed and is now on her way to the Harland & Wolff fabrication plant in Belfast. Built by Fred Olsen Windcarrier at the Lamprell shipyard in Dubai, Brave Tern will arrive in Belfast in about […]

3 August 2012

Lamprell was founded in the UAE by Steven Lamprell in the '7O's as a marine engineering company, refurbishing and then later building jack up drilling rigs for the oil and gas industry. Lamprell has now become a successful and major name in WTIV builds. The step from building jack up drilling platforms to building self […]

13 July 2012 Authorities, Operations & Maintenance, Technology

Within a one month period OSBIT Power (OP) has received orders for their MaXccess wind turbine access system from both Siemens and Scira Offshore Energy (Scira is a joint venture between Statoil and Statkraft and owns the Sheringham Shoal offshore wind farm), positive feedback from E.ON following trials, and a message of congratulations from the […]

13 June 2012

Scira Offshore Energy, operator of the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm, will utilise a new UK designed vessel transfer system to provide its wind farm technicians with safe and reliable access to wind turbines in a range of weather conditions. The safe transfer of wind farm technicians from vessels to the turbines is a key […]

24 May 2012 Technology

Siemens has purchased the very first MaXccess system to improve the safe transfer of service specialists onto offshore wind turbines. MaXccess was designed by OSBIT Power Ltd and has been tested by a strategic alliance of Siemens, OSBIT Power, Statoil and Fred Olsen Windcarrier to establish the effectiveness of the design.  Siemens, which operates a […]

5 March 2012 Technology

UK-based, OSBIT Power (OP) announced today it has begun offshore trials of its innovative offshore wind access system, MaXccess. OP has agreed with Siemens Wind Power and Statoil to conduct trials at Statoil’s Hywind demo floating wind turbine in Norway. The MaXccess system has been developed by OP, with the first production MaXccess unit, MX11/01, […]

6 September 2011

  In 2010 Amarcon’s OCTOPUS-DP Capability forecast for efficient offshore DP operations was brought to the market. The OCTOPUS-DP functionality gives offshore vessels the possibility to make optimum use of a safe time window for their weather-sensitive operations. The first installation of the OCTOPUS-DP Capability forecast software was performed on the LNG Carriers Suez Neptune […]

11 May 2011 Business & Finance

The Group accounts for the first quarter 2011 comprise Bonheur ASA and its subsidiaries (“The Group of companies”) and the Group of companies´ ownership of associates. Comparable figures for the same period in 2010 in brackets. The accounts are unaudited. Highlights 1Q 2011 * Operating revenues were NOK 2 318 million (NOK 1 925 million) […]

17 February 2011

Lamprell plc has been notified by Seajacks 3 LTD that it is allowing the option for a second vessel, negotiated as part of the original transaction to construct a self-elevating and self-propelled offshore wind turbine installation vessel entered into in June 2010, to lapse. In addition, the first option for a self-elevating and self-propelled offshore […]

1 September 2010 R&D, Technology

Wind energy plants are increasingly built offshore. Their installation is carried out by giant special vessels. During the second and third quarter of 2012, two such jackup vessels will be launched in Dubai. They will be the first vessels of this kind fitted with three Voith Schneider Propellers (VSP) each. Approximately 131 meters in length, […]