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14 February 2019 Wind Farm Update

The 1.2GW Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm has produced its first power. The turbine F18 is the first of the 174 Siemens Gamesa 7MW units to be installed at the site some 120 kilometres offshore Yorkshire, UK, and the first to start producing power. The unit was transported from the pre-assembly site in Hull […]

12 February 2019 Business & Finance, Vessels

Fred. Olsen Ocean Ltd. (FOO), owner of Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and Universal Foundation Norway, has reported NOK 413 million (EUR 42 million) in operating revenues in Q4 2018, a 13% increase compared to the same period in 2017, partly attributed to higher utilization of Brave Tern and Bold Tern. According to the company, the two jack-up vessels […]

11 February 2019 Business & Finance, Vessels

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up vessel Seafox 5 has officially changed its name to Blue Tern. The Norway-based company emphasized that most of its vessel have a name starting with 'B', therefore renaming Seafox 5 was a natural step. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier made an agreement with the Seafox International Group in December last year for the […]

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 […]

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 […]

1 February 2019 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up vessel Bold Tern has arrived in Hull, the UK, where it will begin its work for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm. According to Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, the vessel arrived in Hull yesterday afternoon and is ready to pick up the turbines for the 1.2GW project. Bold Tern is in charge of […]

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 January 2019 Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

Windhoist Limited has pre-assembled the first Siemens Gamesa turbines destined for the Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm in the UK. According to the UK-based company, 24 Siemens Gamesa SWT-7.0-154 turbines are now standing ready for the vessel to pick them up next month. Siemens Gamesa awarded Windhoist with the contract for the onshore turbine pre-assembly in September 2018. […]

21 January 2019 Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern has installed the last turbine at the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm in Denmark. The jack-up vessel loaded the final batch of the MHI Vestas units destined for the 406.7MW project on 10 January at the Port of Esbjerg. Offshore construction began back in July last year when the […]

10 January 2019 Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Brave Tern has loaded the last turbines for the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm at the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark. The vessel loaded the final batch of the MHI Vestas units on 10 January and is now set to head towards the project site 25-40km west of Houstrup Strand on […]

4 January 2019

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24 December 2018 Grid Connection, Wind Farm Update

Vattenfall's 406.7MW Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm has started delivering power to the Danish grid.

24 December 2018 Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Vessels

The jack-up vessel Bold Tern has returned to the Port of Esbjerg after completing an Operations & Maintenance (O&M) campaign in the Irish Sea, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier said.

14 December 2018 R&D, Technology

Siemens Gamesa and Aalborg University (AAU) in Denmark will lead the new i4Offshore research and development project focused on significantly reducing the cost of offshore wind power.

5 November 2018 Wind Farm Update

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and Global Wind Service (GWS) passed a halfway point on the 406.7MW Horns Rev 3 project on 3 November after installing the 25th wind turbine in the Danish North Sea.

23 October 2018 Wind Farm Update

GeoSea has installed all 49 transition pieces on Vattenfall's 406.7MW Horns Rev 3 wind farm in the Danish North Sea.

3 September 2018 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up installation vessel Bold Tern installed the final MHI Vestas 8MW turbine on Ørsted's Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm on Friday, 31 August, completing the project ahead of schedule.

30 August 2018 Business & Finance

Jens Tommerup, the former CEO of MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, has joined the board of directors at Global Wind Service (GWS). 

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. 

16 August 2018 Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Eight out of 49 MHI Vestas 8.3MW wind turbines have so far been installed on Vattenfall's Horns Rev 3 wind farm in the Danish North Sea.

14 August 2018 Vessels

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has shared a timelapse video of the jack-up vessel Bold Tern installing an MHI Vestas V164-8.0 MW wind turbine on a suction bucket jacket foundation at the Borkum Riffgrund 2 wind farm in the German North Sea.

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.

20 July 2018 Vessels, Wind Farm Update

The first MHI Vestas 8.3MW wind turbine has been installed on Vattenfall's 406.7MW Horns Rev 3 wind farm in the Danish North Sea.

18 July 2018 Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up Brave Tern has left the Port of Esbjerg in Denmark loaded with the first four wind turbines to be installed on Vattenfall's Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea.

12 July 2018 Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

Denmark-based marine contractor Peter Madsen Rederi A/S (PMR) has completed the construction of a new set of stone beds in the Port of Esbjerg for the load-out of turbines destined for the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm.

10 July 2018 Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier's jack-up Brave Tern has arrived in Esbjerg, Denmark, and is loading the first set of wind turbine components to be installed on Vattenfall's Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm.