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  • 19 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Jobs & Recruitment

    Global Wind Service (GWS) has appointed Chief Commercial Officer (CCO) Michael Høj Olsen as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), effective from today, 19 February. The new CEO succeeded co-founder Lars Petersen who will continue with GWS in the role of CCO responsible for sales and business development. “I am very excited about the opportunity to drive the […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

    Global Wind Service (GWS) has recently completed a contract with AREVA supporting the cold commissioning of the 5MW wind turbines on the Global Tech I offshore wind farm in the German North Sea. The scope of work covered the mechanical and electrical completion works. The contract was a continuation of the successful work already completed […]

  • 2 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Global Wind Service A/S (GWS) and DELPRO A/S have founded DELPRO Wind A/S as a 50:50 joint venture, which will be a Service and Installation provider in the onshore and offshore wind industry with a focus on High Voltage (HV) and Medium Voltage (MV) installation and service works. By joining forces, GWS and DELPRO Wind […]

  • 11 February 2019
    Contracts & Tenders, Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa has contracted wind turbine installation and service company Global Wind Service (GWS) to assemble all 102 towers for the East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm in the UK. The towers will be assembled at the Norfolk port of Great Yarmouth ahead of their load-out and installation offshore as part of the wind farm […]

  • 19 June 2018
    Business & Finance

    Following the acquisition of offshore and blade activities from the bankrupt compatriot Total Wind A/S, the Danish Global Wind Service (GWS) has integrated more than 150 former Total Wind employees into the company and reinitiated all projects.

  • 16 March 2016
    Business & Finance, R&D

    GE has chosen Global Wind Service (GWS) and BMS Heavy Cranes to install its 6MW Haliade 150 offshore wind turbine prototype at the National Test Center for Large Wind Turbines in Osterild, Denmark. “GWS has been awarded the Installation contract for our Osterild project based on the good experience we had with this company at the Belwind project […]

  • 19 June 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    Siemens Gamesa contracted Global Wind Service Benelux (GWS) to support with the first service campaign on Gemini offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.

  • 20 August 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Global Wind Service (GWS) is carrying out the inspection of the MHI Vestas turbines at the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm in Denmark. The Danish company said it is inspecting and certifying ladders, davit cranes, nacelle cranes, hooking on points, lifts, fall arrests, first aid kits and stretchers at the 406.7MW wind farm. According to […]

  • 7 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics

    Denmark-based Global Wind Service (GWS) has acquired all offshore and blade activities from the bankrupt compatriot Total Wind A/S.

  • 5 January 2018
    Business & Finance

    On 4 January, Global Wind Service (GWS) celebrated ten years since it was founded. The company, now employing 600 people, worked on over 300 projects in 35 countries and has local business units in ten countries.

  • 5 December 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Global Wind Service (GWS) has secured a contract to support MHI Vestas on the Northwester 2 offshore wind project by providing technicians for the installation of turbines. The deal includes GWS offshore installation technicians supporting the installation of 23 MHI Vestas 164-9.5MW turbines at the site offshore Belgium from November. Besides providing staff for the […]

  • 30 January 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, R&D, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has selected Global Wind Service (GWS) as a primary partner for the commissioning and completion scope for the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 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.

  • 18 April 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    A team of Global Wind Service UK LTD (GWS) technicians is currently working off Sussex on the installation phase of Rampion offshore wind farm, the first wind farm off the south coast of England.

  • 13 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Global Wind Service (GWS) has gathered its UK team in an office at OrbisEnergy in Lowestoft. Jason Smith, operations manager, said: “We are quite busy with our array of services. Onshore order books are filling up well and we definitely expect a fair share of the offshore market in 2016 and beyond. “Onshore, we supply the whole […]

  • 8 May 2019
    Business & Finance

    Global Wind Service (GWS) is set to provide offshore installation technicians for the turbine installation at the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in Germany. The Denmark-headquartered company will begin supporting MHI Vestas during the installation of 33 8.4MW turbines beginning from June. In addition to providing staff for the installation phase, GWS said it will support MHI […]

  • 23 April 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Global Wind Service (GWS) has secured Labour hire contracts for installation at UK and Dutch offshore wind sites Kentish Flats and Luchterduinen. The Kentish Flats Extension project will commence in mid-June 2015 and will see the installation of 15 MHI Vestas 3.3MW V112 wind turbines. Installation has already commenced this month at Luchterduinen wind farm […]

  • 20 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    GE Renewable Energy has contracted Global Wind Service (GWS) for the offshore installation scope on the 396MW Merkur offshore wind farm located in the German North Sea.

  • 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 […]

  • 9 January 2020
    Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas and Global Wind Service (GWS) have completed the assembly of the last turbine for the WindFloat Atlantic project. The last of the three MHI Vestas V164-8.4MW turbines destined for WindFloat Atlantic was assembled last weekend on the quayside at the Port of Ferrol in Spain, GWS said. The project’s second floating wind platform was […]

  • 4 December 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Wind Farm Update

    Jan De Nul Group has awarded Global Wind Service (GWS) with the installation and completion scope for the 200MW Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWBII) offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.

  • 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 […]

  • 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). 

  • 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 […]

  • 27 October 2017
    Business & Finance

    Global Wind Service (GWS), 75.5%-owned by Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, saw a 13% revenue growth in the third quarter of 2017, as its owner reported lower revenues from installation vessels for Q3.

  • 4 May 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Fred. Olsen Ocean has reported NOK 145 million operating revenue in the first quarter of 2018, a 60.2% slide compared to NOK 364 operating revenue in Q1 2017, attributed mainly to the underutilisation of the jack-up installation vessels Brave Tern and Bold Tern.