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  • 5 May 2016
    Authorities, Business & Finance, Vessels

    Norway’s Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA completed their merger today, 5 May, with Bonheur ASA as the surviving entity. The completed merger implies that all assets, rights and obligations of Ganger Rolf ASA are transferred into Bonheur ASA. As a corollary, Ganger Rolf ASA is liquidated and deleted from the Norwegian Register of Business Enterprises. […]

  • 14 February 2012

    Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting products and services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewables industry, announces the successful launch of the Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Brave Tern, the first wind farm installation vessel of its size to be built in the region. With a transport weight of 12,200 […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    US-based liftboat specialist Falcon Global LLC and Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS have reached a cooperation agreement to exclusively contribute vessels and marine/installation crews and operate a full spread of offshore wind installation and feeder vessels for the US offshore wind market.

  • 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 […]

  • 18 May 2014

    Seal of Approval for Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s Emergency Procedure 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. Worker Falls to Death at Walney OWF, Cause of Fall Unknown An inquest into death circumstances of a 26-year-old man, who died […]

  • 6 March 2016

    EEW SPC Rolls Out World’s Heaviest Monopile The heaviest monopile ever produced for an offshore wind project left the production site of EEW Special Pipe Constructions GmbH in Rostock on 2 March, and will be ready to be installed at the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm within the next few months. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier […]

  • 12 July 2016
    Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up installation vessel Brave Tern has arrived in St. Nazaire in western France, with the process of loading the GE Renewable Energy’s Haliade 150-6MW nacelles for the Block Island Wind Farm to begin shortly. “This is an exciting project to be working on and we look forward to working closely with GE and Deepwater […]

  • 30 March 2020
    Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s wind farm installation vessel Brave Tern has arrived in the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark to start mobilising for the 640MW Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. Brave Tern arrived in Esbjerg after completing a charter with Prysmian Group, the company said. In March 2019, Siemens Gamesa awarded Fred. Olsen Windcarrier with […]

  • 11 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    Fred. Olsen Ocean has opened a branch office in Taipei, Taiwan, to support the offshore wind business in the Asia Pacific region. The companies represented by the new office include Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS, Global Wind Service AS and Universal Foundation AS. According to the company, the new office is located at the center of […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS, which is indirectly owned 50/50 by Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA, has today declared options at Båtservice Holding AS for the construction of three crewboats for transport of service technicians to and from offshore wind turbine installations. The mentioned options are related to the contract of four similar vessels ordered […]

  • 14 May 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The Blue Tern installation vessel is currently at the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) project site with the last two turbines to be installed. OffshoreWIND.biz contacted Fred. Olsen Windcarrier after Buss Energy Group, which has been providing port logistics for wind turbine installation, reported it had completed its project for Trianel wind farm Borkum II. […]

  • 26 July 2016
    Wind Farm Update

    The construction of America’s first offshore wind farm – the 30MW Block Island – has entered the final stage with the majority of the turbine components already delivered to the Port of Providence and ready to be installed, Gina Raimondo, Governor of Rhode Island, heard during her visit to the port on Monday, 25 July. Governor Raimondo […]

  • 28 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Ocean’s offshore wind segment reported NOK 428 million operating revenue in the third quarter of 2016, compared with NOK 254 million in the same period in 2015, mainly due to higher utilisation and rates from the jack-up installation vessels Brave Tern and Bold Tern. The segment includes Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS and Universal Foundation […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Vessels

    For multi MW turbines, such as the new turbines from GE, Siemens and MHI Vestas, the offshore wind industry needs larger installation vessels. Rotor diameters of more than 150m, towers over 70m with a hub height over 100m require vessels with the dimensions to match the difference between the previously installed 3 to 4 MW […]

  • 23 November 2014

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier Takes On Another OW Deal in U.S. The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) announced today that experienced wind turbine installation firm Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS is joining the development team for Project Icebreaker, an offshore wind demonstration project in Lake Erie. Offshore Wind Developers to Face Financing Problems, Moody’s Says While […]

  • 23 April 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    The first batch of wind turbines for the Yunlin offshore wind farm is on its way from Denmark to Taiwan. The components for Siemens Gamesa’s 8 MW wind turbines have been loaded onto the UHL Falcon vessel in Aalborg. Scan Global Logistics is in charge of the transportation of the main wind turbine components to […]

  • 7 June 2011

    The Norwegian company Fred Olsen Windcarrier has ordered OCTOPUS-Onboard and OCTOPUS-Office for two new build Jack up vessels; the Brave Tern and Bold Tern. Fred Olsen Windcarrier meets the increasing demand for offshore wind turbine installation vessels and provides her clients with efficient installation of wind farms offshore. Martin Eilander, Amarcon’s Manager Installation & Support, […]

  • 5 April 2015

    DEME Joins MEG I Crew DEME Concessions has entered into a partnership with Nordsee Offshore MEG I GmbH to co-develop the MEG I offshore wind farm in the German North Sea last Thursday. Last 6MW Turbine Up at Westermost Rough The last of the 35 turbines was lifted into position by A2SEA’s specialist jack-up vessel […]

  • 18 February 2013

    Lamprell, a leading provider of diversified engineering and contracting services to the onshore and offshore oil & gas and renewables industry, announced the successful completion of construction of the wind turbine installation vessel, Windcarrier 2 “Bold Tern”. Having resolved all outstanding commercial issues, Lamprell has made delivery of the vessel to the client, Fred Olsen. […]

  • 2 February 2014

    Under-Manning and Fatigue Threaten WFSV Safety As offshore wind farm developments move further out to sea and demands on the vessels and crews that service them increase, a rising number of wind farm crew transfer vessel incidents has become a growing cause of concern. DONG Gets GBP 6 Mln for Suction Bucket Jacket Through its […]

  • 28 September 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Fixed offshore accommodation will be instrumental in resolving the operations and maintenance (O&M) dilemma faced by operators of wind farms installed far from shores, according to a report commissioned by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier. Reducing transit time and improving turbine accessibility are two key issues for operators, and the study by Norwegian simulation experts Shoreline found […]

  • 8 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Following media reports about Fred. Olsen Renewables pledging to invest in the US Icebreaker offshore wind project, the company said that such decision has not been made so far. “We have not taken a stake in the project at the present time – a decision on whether to invest will be taken later,” Fred. Olsen Renewables said in a […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    124 out of 174 Siemens Gamesa 7MW turbines have been installed and commissioned at the Hornsea Project One wind farm in the UK, a spokesperson from Ørsted told Offshore WIND. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern is in charge of installing 88 out of the 174 turbines, with A2SEA’s Sea Challenger responsible for installing the remaining 86 […]

  • 2 September 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has commissioned 147 out of the 174 7MW wind turbines on the Hornsea Project One, reaching 1GW of operational capacity at the world’s largest wind farm. The wind turbines are being installed at the site some 120 kilometres offshore Yorkshire by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern and A2Sea’s Sea Challenger. The […]

  • 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 […]

  • 26 October 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    On 22 October, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up Brave Tern completed the turbine installation at the site of the Wikinger offshore wind farm, developed by Iberdrola. The wind farm comprises 70 Adwen 5MW wind turbines supported by jacket foundations.