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  • 20 September 2015

    Jan De Nul Takes Over Hochtief’s WTIV On Tuesday 15 September, Jan De Nul Group signed the taking-over of the offshore jack-up crane vessel Vidar, formerly operating for the German company Hochtief. Dong Seeks Turbine Suppliers for 5 Projects DONG Energy Wind Power A/S has issued a call for tenders for the supply of offshore […]

  • 11 September 2015
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Wind turbine installation vessel, MPI Adventure, installed the final blade of the 80-turbine Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm earlier this week. This operation formed part of an ongoing, long-term charter-party agreement with E.On and followed a foundation installation campaign undertaken by another of the company’s WTIVs, MPI Discovery. After mobilisation and preparation of MPI Adventure in […]

  • 24 August 2015
    Vessels

    MPI Enterprise has completed works on E.ON’s Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm thus wrapping up its first charter under MPI ownership. MPI Offshore acquired the wind turbine installation vessel from RWE Innogy earlier this year after which the vessel embarked on its first assignment as part of MPI in May 2015. MPI Enterprise has acted as an […]

  • 11 June 2015
    Vessels

    The 2015 edition of the Offshore WIND Vessel Directory will be launched on Tuesday 16th June during Seawork International in Southampton. The Vessel Directory is a new publication from the Offshore WIND group of products. This year’s edition builds upon the previous overview of operating wind farm support vessels in the European offshore wind industry now including information on WTIVs , […]

  • 18 May 2015

    While crew transfer vessels have originally been the main source for transferring technicians and engineers and their work tools to and from the wind farms, the growing trend of wind farms being, and to be built, further at sea has proven to provide quite some challenges for this sector. A challenge not only to maintain or […]

  • 23 March 2015

    At least nine floating projects are likely to come online by 2020, claims Douglas-Westwood. These projects will total to 225MW with a further six projects in the pipeline provide upside potential, according to their database. “We’re not competing with fixed foundations, we’re just creating the future. And that future’s not that far away,” said CEO […]

  • 11 February 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    MPI Adventure has installed the first of eighty Siemens 3.6MW turbines for E.On Renewables’ Amrumbank offshore wind farm, located 35 kilometers to the north of the island of Helgoland.  “We are confident that we will soon be able to feed electricity generated by the first turbines into the public grid as planned,” said Dominik Schwegmann, lead […]

  • 23 January 2015
    Vessels

    MPI Adventure recently completed her mobilisation and left the Tees Base earlier this week. She is now in Esjberg for the loading of Siemens 3.6MW wind turbines, which will be installed at the Amrumbank offshore wind farm. Preparation work for the installation campaign was undertaken at the MPI Offshore Tees Base, a facility that MPI has […]

  • 11 January 2015

    MPI Acquires RWE’s Victoria Mathias WTIV  MPI Offshore has acquired wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), Victoria Mathias, from RWE Innogy. Suzlon in Talks over Its German Subsidiary Indian wind energy manufacturer, Suzlon, is in talks over the sale of its German subsidiary Senvion. V164-8.0 MW Scoops Best Offshore Wind Turbine Award MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s […]

  • 19 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    MAKE – a leading strategic advisor to the wind power industry – expands its global footprint with the establishment of a Hamburg based branch office. This office will be managed and led by MAKE’s newly appointed Managing Consultant – Jean Huby – former CEO of AREVA Wind and an accomplished expert in the field of […]

  • 8 August 2013

    Offshore wind power is about as pure as energy generation gets. However, it is frustrating that statutory regulations in a key area, the deployment of novel vessels that service the industry, muddy these crystal waters. While a wind farm is rooted to the seabed, generating clean energy for decades to come, owners and operators may wish to transport their valuable project experience […]

  • 28 June 2013

    Harland and Wolff Heavy Industries Ltd. in Belfast, a Fred. Olsen related company specialising in shipbuilding and offshore construction, recently completed a contract to build the world’s first commercial offshore suction Bucket Foundations. Three Bucket Foundations have left the Harland and Wolff fabrication yard in the past months on board the Fred. Olsen Windcarrier vessel […]

  • 12 June 2013

    Since April 2012 the wind farm support vessel industry has experienced success and failure, both large and small. 2012 will be remembered for the number of new vessels built and delivered to operators, but predominantly it will be the collapse of South Boats Special Projects in the autumn that shook this sector of the industry […]

  • 24 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    MPI Offshore announces the award of a charter party in respect of MPI Resolution by GeoSea N.V., subsidiary of the Belgian based DEME Group.  MPI Resolution is scheduled to commence work on a series of GeoSea projects situated in the North Sea and Baltic Sea area as from the middle of June 2013 for a […]

  • 11 March 2013

    MPI Offshore announced today the award of a charter party in respect of MPI Adventure by Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum GmbH & Co. KG for the installation of wind turbine generators on the Trianel Borkum Offshore Wind Farm situated off the Northern Coast of Germany.  MPI Adventure is scheduled to commence the installation of forty Areva […]

  • 7 March 2013

    MPI Adventure, owned by the Stokesley-based MPI Offshore, is currently operating out of the Port of Hartlepool on the installation of wind turbines at the Teesside Offshore Wind Farm. Designed to transport, lift and install wind turbines and their foundations, she is the world’s most advanced and most efficient WTIV, in terms of jacking speed, […]

  • 12 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited announces that COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of the Company’s 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co., Ltd, has delivered one windmill turbine installation vessel (WTIV) “SEA INSTALLER” to its European buyer. The delivery documents were signed by and between COSCO Nantong and the buyer […]

  • 3 August 2012

    The Singapore based Keppel FELS also has its roots in building huge offshore jack up platforms for the oil and gas industry. It is a subsidiary of Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M), which, in turn, is a wholly owned company of Keppel Corporation Limited. This yard not only builds the vessels but also […]

  • 3 August 2012

    Lamprell was founded in the UAE by Steven Lamprell in the ‘7O’s as a marine engineering company, refurbishing and then later building jack up drilling rigs for the oil and gas industry. Lamprell has now become a successful and major name in WTIV builds. The step from building jack up drilling platforms to building self […]

  • 30 July 2012
    Operations & Maintenance

    Wind turbine installation projects will face greater competition from oil and gas projects for chartering specialist vessels. Offshore wind farm developers in Europe and their contractors for engineering procurement, construction and installation are likely to struggle to secure specialist tonnage in the mid and long terms despite some current easing in the market due to […]

  • 5 April 2012

    With wind farms getting bigger and bigger it means that the need for materials and personnel is also growing. The previous article described this growth in the need for support vessels sailing to and from wind farms under construction, or needing maintenance, transferring materials and personnel. But when do the support vessels stop being the only solution for transferring […]

  • 12 January 2012

    The two Northern French ports of Le Havre and Dieppe are in line for an industry injection that can bring new 21 st century technology into their traditional maritime economies. Offshore wind energy is about to arrive on their doorsteps, bringing with it the complete supply chain for manufacturing, installation, operation and maintenance. Within the […]

  • 28 March 2011

    MPI Offshore Limited (MPI) is pleased to announce the delivery  in Qidong, People’s Republic of China, of the MPI Adventure, the first of two state-of-the art wind turbine installation vessels to be built at the Cosco Qidong Shipyard. The second vessel, MPI Discovery, is scheduled for delivery later this year. The MPI Adventure is a […]

  • 23 June 2010
    R&D, Technology

    Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading ship power systems integrator, has signed a contract with Lamprell plc of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to supply a complete ship power system for a new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV). Wärtsilä’s solution has been selected for its low fuel consumption, environmentally sound technology, and global service support. The […]