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  • 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.

  • 16 February 2011
    Technology

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has today signed a contract with Båtservice Mandal AS (Norway) for the construction of four new crew boats. The vessels are custom designed to transport service technicians to and from offshore wind turbines. The catamaran hull has special features to limit the vessel motions in open sea to ensure safe transfer of […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern is ready to tackle the largest turbines currently in the market after completing a crane boom extension at Damen Shipyard in Amsterdam.

  • 21 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessels have completed the installation of the first two turbines at the EnBW Albatros offshore wind project in the German North Sea. According to the company, Blue Tern installed the first turbine this morning and a few hours later Brave Tern installed the second unit. Albatros will comprise 16 Siemens SWT-7.0-154 type […]

  • 15 April 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Blue Tern has left the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark carrying the first load of turbine components to be installed by this vessel on the EnBW Hohe See wind farm in the German North Sea. Another Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up, Bold Tern, has returned from the Hohe See to the Port of […]

  • 19 August 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up installation vessel Brave Tern will now commence its transit back to Europe for final demobilisation in Esbjerg, Denmark, after it installed the final wind turbine at the Block Island Wind Farm yesterday.  “The Block Island Wind Farm project has truly been a team effort. As this project is the first ever offshore […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern has departed from Hull, the UK, carrying the second batch of turbines for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind project. The vessel installed the first Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbine at the site some 120km off the Yorkshire coast in early February. Bold Tern is in charge of transporting and installing half […]

  • 5 April 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern has departed the Port of Esbjerg carrying the first turbines destined for the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm in Germany. According to the Danish port, the 132m long vessel sailed out yesterday morning with the first batch of Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier won the contract for the transport and […]

  • 18 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has made an agreement with Seafox International Group to acquire a 51% ownership in the jack-up vessel Seafox 5.

  • 6 September 2016
    Vessels

    Nicon Industries has secured an order for fabrication and installation of seafastening structures for Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern, which will install wind turbines at the Veja Mate offshore wind farm. Under the contract, Nicon will manufacture over 600 tonnes of steel structures. Production Manager at Nicon Industries, Henrik R. Jensen said: “We are very proud that we […]

  • 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 […]

  • 20 March 2015
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s installation vessel Bold Tern reached a milestone on March 19, when turbine number 40 was successfully installed at the Butendiek offshore wind farm – bringing the installation campaign to its halfway mark. Bold Tern will continue to install the remaining 40 turbines throughout the spring. The offshore wind farm Butendiek is located west of […]

  • 16 October 2017
    Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s fleet of seven Bayard class crew transfer vessels (CTVs) reached 1,000 days without a lost time incident (LTI) on 12 October.

  • 12 May 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

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

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern has loaded and transported the third set of MHI Vestas wind turbine components from the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark to the Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm in the German North Sea. The vessel has so far installed eight out of the 56 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines at the […]

  • 17 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Ocean, the owner of Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS and Universal Foundation Norway AS and part of Bonheur ASA, ended 2015 with NOK 105 million (EUR 10.9 million) net loss, as compared to NOK 10 million net loss recorded a year earlier, due largely to delays in construction of several offshore wind projects and increased competition from […]

  • 27 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern has installed 79 turbines at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. According to the company, Bold Tern is on its way back to the Port of Hull to pick up another load of Siemens Gamesa turbines for the 1.2GW project. Hornsea Project One will comprise […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 July 2020
    Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern has arrived in Taiwan to work on the Yunlin offshore wind project. On 20 April, Brave Tern began its journey from the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark to Taiwan to transport and install turbines at the Yunlin wind farm. The 640 MW project will feature 80 Siemens Gamesa […]

  • 28 January 2014
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier International Ltd. has been awarded an extended contract with the German company Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH for the work that will be performed using the jack-up vessel Brave Tern. The contract is a direct continuation of the current work on the German North Sea project, under which Brave Tern will […]

  • 30 June 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 30 January 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has contracted Speedcast International Limited to provide a communication solution for its jack-up vessels Bold Tern and Brave Tern. According to Speedcast, the solution will combine VSAT and 4G/LTE to deliver data and voice services for the corporate, operator and crew welfare networks. Under the multi-year contract, the company said it will also deploy […]

  • 25 February 2020
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Blue Tern has been contracted to finish installing the remaining eleven Senvion 6.2M152 turbines on the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II) in the German North Sea. Blue Tern will replace Jan De Nul’s Taillevent on TWB II as this jack-up is reportedly on its way to start a project […]

  • 28 November 2016
    Vessels

    Last week, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s Bayard class crew transfer vessel (CTV) fleet received the International Safety Management (ISM) and Maritime Labour Convention (MLC) certification by DNV GL. The certificate was issued after an auditing process by DNV GL confirming all procedures and operations were compliant with the ISM code enabling the company to meet the […]

  • 1 April 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Forewind has awarded a combined Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and SeaRoc team with the contract for the 2016 operations and maintenance (O&M) work on the two meteorological masts collecting data at Dogger Bank. The two masts were installed in 2013 and are located in the North Sea approximately 100 and 150 kilometres from the UK coast. The […]