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  • 29 November 2019
    Vessels

    Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard has launched the first specialized deck carrier, which will be used by MHI Vestas to transport offshore wind turbine components, at its yard in Zhenjiang, China. The 148.5-metre deck carrier, named Boldwind, is the first in a series of two vessels ordered by Germany’s United Wind Logistics, with an option for two additional […]

  • 17 June 2020
    Vessels

    Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard has launched the second of the two specialized deck carriers ordered by United Wind Logistics (UWL) and chartered out to MHI Vestas. The 10,000 DWT full electric propulsion deck carrier, MV BraveWind, was launched in Zhenjiang, China, on Monday, 15 June. MV BraveWind’s sister vessel, MV BoldWind, was delivered to UWL back […]

  • 11 May 2020
    Vessels

    United Wind Logistics (UWL) has taken delivery of the deck carrier, MV BoldWind, which will shortly start her long-term charter with MHI Vestas Offshore Wind. The MV BoldWind will now start her maiden voyage from Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard’s yard in Zhenjiang, China, to Europe. On the maiden voyage, the 148.5-metre vessel will carry wind turbine […]

  • 10 January 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The German United Wind Logistics (UWL) has selected MAN GenSets engines for its new heavy cargo deck carrier for offshore wind projects, currently being built at the Jiangsu Zhenjiang Shipyard in China. The Chinese shipyard placed an order for two MAN 9L 21/31 and two MAN 6L16/24 GenSets in connection with the construction of the vessel, which […]

  • 8 January 2019
    Vessels

    Hamburg-based engineering company [email protected] has unveiled a basic design of a heavy cargo deck carrier for offshore wind projects. The heavy cargo deck carrier for offshore wind projects in the North and Baltic Seas is currently being built at a Chinese shipyard, the company said. “Our client for this project, a Hamburg-based shipping company specialising […]

  • 9 February 2017
    Technology

    Blue Water Shipping has recently completed the transportation of three of the world’s largest wind turbine blades from Esbjerg, Denmark to Bremerhaven, Germany.

  • 1 June 2020

    Orion’s Heavy Lift Crane Collapses – Video A heavy-lift crane installed on the offshore installation vessel Orion has collapsed while undergoing load tests at the Liebherr construction yard in Rostock, Germany. Siemens Gamesa Cranks It Up to 15 MW with Offshore Behemoth Siemens Gamesa has launched a new SG 14-222 DD offshore Direct Drive wind […]

  • 13 June 2019
    Contracts & Tenders

    Jumbo has secured a contract for the transportation and installation of turbine foundations at the Yunlin offshore wind project in Taiwan. Preparation and planning works have already begun, with the first transportation commencing in the fourth quarter of the year and installation in mid-2020. Jumbo is responsible for transporting 40 monopiles and 120 monopile sections […]

  • 28 August 2012

    Damen Shipyards presents a new shipping concept to the market – the Damen Offshore Carrier (DOC) 7500 – specifically designed as a smaller heavy transport, offshore installation and ro-ro platform suitable for multiple markets. The Damen Offshore Carrier aims to provide flexibility and year-round utilisation. Damen developed the new vessel in cooperation with Singapore based […]

  • 6 September 2013
    Grid Connection

    Van Oord has ordered a new cable-laying vessel. The ship will be built at Damen Shipyards Galati in Romania and will be completed at the end of 2014. The vessel is intended for the installation of electricity cables for offshore wind farms. Van Oord is making preparations for the Gemini offshore wind farm which will […]

  • 24 February 2016
    Vessels

    Seajacks Scylla, deemed the world’s largest and most advanced offshore wind farm installation vessel, arrived at the Port of Great Yarmouth today. In early December, Seajacks Scylla started her journey from a Samsung Heavy Industries yard in South Korea to the Port of Rotterdam on-board the heavy load carrier vessel HLV Osprey, however, bad weather […]

  • 21 April 2020
    Vessels

    Osprey, a UK heavy transport and offshore energy logistics company, will add two new flat-top barges to its fleet.

  • 7 October 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is making a maximum use of its Burbo Bank Extension load-out and pre-assembly site at the Belfast Harbour today. The Belfast Harbour has shared images of three vessels being loaded by components which will make up some of the 32 MHI Vestas V164-8.0 MW turbines to be installed at the site […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Vessels

    Seajacks has taken the delivery of the Seajacks Scylla, the world’s largest installation jack-up vessel to date. Commenting on the delivery of Seajacks Scylla, Blair Ainslie, Seajacks CEO said: “Scylla is the largest and most advanced installation jack-up on the market and is targeted at the offshore wind and oil and gas markets. The vessel can handle XL monopiles, […]

  • 9 January 2015
    Vessels

    Damen delivered a new DOC 8500 cable laying vessel to international offshore contractor Van Oord on 22nd of December. Named Nexus, the 126-metre vessel is intended for the installation of electricity cables for offshore wind farms. Van Oord is currently making preparations for the Gemini offshore wind farm which will be constructed 55 kilometres to the […]

  • 29 July 2016
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has shared several photos of the first four of 32 nacelles for DONG Energy’s 258MW Burbo Bank Extension offshore wind farm arriving at the company’s pre-assembly site in the Belfast Harbour, Northern Ireland. The first four 390-tonne nacelles arrived to Belfast last night onboard Meriaura’s multipurpose deck cargo carrier Aura. Work at MHI Vestas’ pre-assembly […]

  • 11 March 2014

    A charter agreement between expanding subsea contractor DeepOcean and Maersk Supply Service has triggered an order for a Damen Offshore Carrier DOC 8500 – the second order for this new ship design from Damen Shipyards Group. The DOC 8500 will extend DeepOcean’s capabilities in the larger cable laying end of the market, representing a new […]

  • 13 May 2020
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    Over the past few weeks, Manora Logistics has been transporting upper jacket foundation sections from Spain and Belgium to Newcastle, UK. Given the facts at hand, OffshoreWIND.biz inquired about the jacket parts being for the Moray East offshore wind farm. However, Manora Logistics declined to confirm this. Namely, on 12 May, the company dispatched the […]

  • 15 October 2013

    With the development and creation of the MPV 500, the maritime engineering specialist [email protected], with headquarters in Hamburg’s HafenCity, has now expanded its design family of extremely versatile heavy lifters. The multi-purpose vessel is based on the HLV 1600 heavy lifter, which was introduced by the team working with company founder, Lars Rolner, and Managing […]

  • 1 March 2012

    Norddeutsche Seekabelwerke GmbH (NSW) has agreed to long-term charter the DP2 vessel MV Aura from the Finnish Meriaura Ltd for use in subsea cable installation projects in the North and Baltic Sea. Under the terms of the agreement NSW will charter the vessel starting in summer 2012. Constructed in 2008, the vessel will be converted […]

  • 14 April 2014

    In just four years Damen Shipyards’ presence in the offshore wind market has grown exponentially and the sector continues to be a key focus of the Dutch group. Headquartered in Gorinchem in the Netherlands, Damen Shipyards Group operates 40 ship and repair yards, employs 8,000 people world wide and has delivered more than 5,000 vessels in over 100 countries. While Damen’s survey vessels, Shoalbusters and […]

  • 1 October 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    The landlubbers in Statkraft got in on the deep end when the company entered the offshore wind industry in 2009, with many competitors having broad experience from the offshore oil and gas industry. This summer, Statkraft got its feet wet and for the very first time took charge of what is termed “marine operations”. “This […]

  • 11 October 2013

    As West of Duddon Sands, one of the largest European wind farms, nears completion, global maritime services company Royal Boskalis Westminster, the appointed Transport & Installation (T&I) contractor, reflects on this vast project. The T&I contractor faced technical, operational and logistical challenges, particularly because the wind farm was developed at several locations at the same time. However, despite this the […]

  • 2 October 2012

    In the past 12 months we have seen orders for new Wind Turbine Installation Vessels placed, new builds started and others completed and delivered. These vessels have got bigger and stronger’wlth larger cranes, and higher jacking possibilities. The specifications of almost every dimension have increased. Offshore WIND has spoken to some of the new owners […]

  • 20 February 2018
    Vessels

    Van Oord’s vessel Aeolus is currently docked alongside Damen Shiprepair Rotterdam facility, where Huisman is preparing the vessel for the installation of a new 1,600t crane, after Aeolus has been fitted with a stronger, broader deck.

  • 30 March 2015

    In the previous article we spoke about the importance of accurate wind measurement for an optimum wind farm design. But also underwater there are elements that need to be taken into consideration when designing the foundation and cable structures for each wind turbine. Waves and currents can cause erosion of the seabed around a fixed […]