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  • 2 July 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    EnBW has installed 44 of the 87 Siemens Gamesa wind turbines on the Hohe See and Albatros offshore wind farms in the German North Sea. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s installation vessels Brave Tern and Blue Tern load the components for four wind turbines at a time at the port of Esbjerg in Denmark and attach them […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s heavy lift vessel Jill has completed her cross-Atlantic journey from the United States to Rotterdam, the Netherlands. The jack-up has been floated off and is now ready for her first offshore wind assignment where she will assist in suction bucket installation tests out of Frederikshavn in Denmark. Jill is equipped with 102m long […]

  • 26 November 2018
    Business & Finance

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has marked a milestone in offshore wind turbine installation as it installed the 400th unit.

  • 27 January 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Iberdrola has shared several photos showing the start of turbine installation works at the 350MW Wikinger offshore wind farm in the German part of the Baltic Sea. The photos show Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern installing some of the wind farm’s 70 Adwen 5MW wind turbines at the site. Brave Tern was loaded with the […]

  • 13 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Blue Tern has installed the final turbine at the EnBW Hohe See offshore wind farm. The first of the project’s 71 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines was installed at the project site some 95km north of Borkum and 100km northwest of Helgoland in April. The 497MW Hohe See offshore wind farm delivered first power to […]

  • 4 March 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Blue Tern is on its way to the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) offshore wind farm loaded with the first batch of turbine components. Blue Tern was contracted to finish installing the remaining 11 Senvion turbines on the project offshore Germany, replacing Jan De Nul’s Taillevent which is reportedly on its way to start a […]

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

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has devised a solution which allows the jack-up Bold Tern to simultaneously perform bunkering and loading of wind turbine components for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 project at the Port of Esbjerg.

  • 10 October 2017
    Operations & Maintenance

    The Fred. Olsen related companies, led by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and with Global Wind Service, Natural Power and ZephIR Lidar, have joined forces to create a single operations and maintenance (O&M) service provider for offshore wind farm operators.

  • 14 July 2016

    Global Wind Service (GWS) is starting up the Block Island Wind Farm project after making the preparations to deliver manpower, tools and safety equipment. “We are very proud to be a part of bringing offshore wind to the U.S. and we see great future opportunities for their growing offshore wind industry,” said Chief Commercial Officer […]

  • 6 February 2019
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern has arrived at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK ready to install the first turbines. According to the UK-based company, the vessel left the Alexandra Dock in Hull yesterday morning after picking up the first batch of Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines. Bold Tern is in […]

  • 7 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Bold Tern is leaving the Port of Hull with the 19th loadout of turbines destined for installation at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. According to the company, Bold Tern has so far installed 71 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines at the project site some 120km off Yorkshire. As recently reported, 124 out of […]

  • 26 September 2014

    During the installation of the Global Tech I project in Germany, Global Wind Service and Fred. Olsen Windcarrier personnel were filmed for the German documentary series ‘Made in Germany’. The film crews followed key members of the installation and vessel crews to showcase the professional efforts and capabilities of the companies, the extreme conditions under […]

  • 7 July 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has shared a photo of the jack-up Brave Tern installing the 35th Adwen 5MW wind turbine on Iberdrola’s Wikinger offshore wind farm to mark a halfway milestone on the project in the German part of the Baltic Sea.

  • 11 February 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern has installed the first turbine at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. Bold Tern arrived at the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm site last week carrying the first batch of Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines. The vessel is in charge of transporting and installing half of the […]

  • 7 August 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern has installed 44 out of 56 turbines at Ørsted’s Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm.

  • 6 June 2016
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    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 […]

  • 13 February 2014

    OrbisEnergy, Lowestoft’s innovation centre for offshore renewables, is hosting a special gathering next Tuesday when leading industry players will offer the latest news along with expert advice and support to regional businesses. The programme includes a first opportunity in the region to hear from the new Glasgow-based Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult. Terry Hogg, technology commercialisation […]

  • 11 May 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern has returned to the port of Esbjerg in Denmark to pick up the second batch of wind turbines for the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm.

  • 11 June 2018
    Wind Farm Update

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern has installed the first MHI Vestas 8MW turbine on a suction bucket jacket foundation at the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm.

  • 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

  • 2 September 2014

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier will be exhibiting at WindEnergy 2014 in Hamburg, Germany between 23rd and 26th September. Fred. Olsen related companies Global Wind Service and Universal Foundation will be also be exhibiting on the stand. They will celebrate the completion of installation on Global Tech I where the Brave and the Bold Tern, together with […]

  • 21 May 2019
    Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Jill has departed from the Port of Frederikshavn in Denmark to begin supporting suction bucket installation tests on a project. The work, which will be carried out in cooperation with Universal Foundation, represents the vessel’s first offshore wind assignment. According to Fred-Olsen Windcarrier, the aim of the project is to decrease offshore wind […]

  • 21 February 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Ocean, part of Norway’s Bonheur Group, recorded NOK 264 million in revenues in the fourth quarter of 2016, a 20.5% rise compared to NOK 219 million in revenues recorded in the same period a year earlier.

  • 18 May 2015

    Recently ELA Container Offshore GmbH delivered a 20 ft Offshore Drying Container to Fred. Olsen Windcarrier. The container has been installed on board of the jack-up installation vessel “Brave Tern” to dry suits, boots and gloves of the staff on board. “We decided to use an ELA Offshore Drying Container to get the clothes dry […]

  • 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 […]

  • 10 April 2019
    Vessels

    The Dutch Eqin has provided jack-ups Blue Tern and Brave Tern with temporary deck power in Esbjerg during the loadout, transport and installation of turbine components on the Hohe See offshore wind project. The team has installed cables, cable trays, distribution boxes, transformers and power generators in load sharing mode on board Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s vessels, while […]