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  • 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.

  • 30 January 2019
    Wind Farm Update

    Global Wind Service’s technicians have started assisting MHI Vestas Offshore Wind with the installation and completion of wind turbines on the Norther wind farm in the Belgian North Sea. The Norther wind farm will comprise 44 V164 8.4MW wind turbines installed some 22km from the coast of Zeebrugge. The turbines are being shipped from the pre-assembly harbour in […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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.

  • 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). 

  • 11 December 2012

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier International Ltd, which is indirectly owned 50/50 by Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA, has been awarded a contract by the German company BARD Engineering GmbH for installation work of turbines and associated equipment at the “Bard Offshore 1” wind farm in German territorial waters. The contract commences in March 2013 and […]

  • 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 […]

  • 23 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, together with related company Global Wind Service, has moved its Danish operation to new office in Fredericia, Denmark. The new facility provides more space as the companies continue to grow. It has an excellent access to the main road connections to mainland Europe and across the Danish archipelago and is less than […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 15 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Bonheur ASA, a specialist in shipping, offshore drilling, renewable energy and cruise, has reported a net loss of NOK 2,390 million for the second quarter of 2015, compared to profit of NOK 130 million a year before. According to their report, EBITDA for this period more than doubled mainly due to higher EBITDA within Offshore […]

  • 4 February 2018

    Taiwan to Sign 5.5GW of Contracts with Offshore Wind Developers by July Nine developers looking to build offshore wind farms in Taiwan have qualified for offshore environmental permits. These developers, offering 10.5GW of offshore wind capacity in total, will now compete for 5.5GW of offshore wind contracts, 3.5GW to be selected for the feed-in-tariff (FIT) […]

  • 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 […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Bonheur ASA, Norwegian holding company that operates in the offshore wind sector, among other activities, released its financial results for the third quarter. The group’s operating revenues marked a slight drop from NOK 3 411 million (EUR 365 milion), last year, to NOK 3 402 million (EUR 364.2 million), the same period this year. Shipping […]

  • 20 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Wind Farm Update

    German company Global Tech I Offshore Wind GmbH has awarded a contract to Fred. Olsen Windcarrier International Ltd. for the transport and installation work of Areva 5MW wind turbines and associated equipment at the Global Tech I wind farm. The contract commences in December 2013 and is anticipated to take 110 days with options for extensions. […]

  • 17 July 2014
    Business & Finance

    Bonheur ASA, Norwegian holding company that operates in the offshore wind sector, among other activities, today released its financial results for the second quarter.   The Group of companies’ overall 2Q operating revenues were NOK 2 771 million, higher that in the same period of 2013 (NOK 2 607 million). Operating revenues in its Shipping/Offshore Wind division amounted […]