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  • 27 March 2017

    Fourteen years ago in 2002 the Sif Group made 80 monopiles for the Horns Rev wind farm off the Danish coast near Esbjerg. These piles were four metres in diameter, the thickness of the steel was five centimetres, and they weighed between 180-230 tonnes depending on their length. In 2016, Offshore WIND was invited to visit the new Sif Group production, storage and load-out terminal built on Maasvlakte 2, the new area of reclaimed land extending the Port of Rotterdam even further out into the Southern part of the North Sea.

  • 3 June 2014

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: DeltaStream installation vessel at Fishguard Harbour yesterday transporting vessel moorings to Ramsey Sound. Tidal Energy Ltd (TEL), an innovative tidal stream technology company, will be installing and testing at sea a full-scale prototype tidal stream generating device known as DeltaStream. The company already completed site survey work at Ramsey […]

  • 11 April 2011

    Offshore wind farming has picked up steam during the last decade, with more & more countries installing these gigantic turbines in their… By Sean (gcaptain) [mappress] Source: gcaptain, April 11, 2011

  • 22 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has signed a contract with CCCC Third Harbor Engineering for the construction of China’s most advanced wind farm installation vessel. The vessel with a 1000-ton capacity will be equipped with the latest jack up system developed by ZPMC. It will feature a hydraulic lifting system that uses cylindrical legs enabling […]

  • 21 February 2012

    HOCHTIEF Solutions has commissioned the construction of a further heavy-lift jack-up vessel from the Crist shipyard in Poland for the installation of offshore wind farms. The vessel, dubbed “VIDAR,” is to start operating in 2013 to meet the huge demand for special-purpose equipment in this booming market. The VIDAR will be HOCHTIEF’s fourth heavy-duty craft, […]

  • 16 September 2014
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord has ordered a new subsea rock installation vessel. Sinopacific Shipbuilding Group Shanghai will build the vessel at its Ningbo yard in China. The vessel will be delivered in 2016. Subsea rock installation is a proven technique for the protection and stabilisation of offshore structures and pipelines. The vessel, which has a DP-3 (dynamic […]

  • 21 January 2014

    Rabobank has issued a report called Navigating the future of offshore wind energy, which states that a radical redesign of offshore wind energy installation vessels is needed in the long-term to lower installation costs and realise projected capacity growth. The high growth rates in offshore wind energy have led to an influx of new installation […]

  • 17 August 2015

    Xiamen Shipbuilding Industry (XSI) has signed a shipbuilding order with local investment firm Xiamen Fuchuan Investment. According to Chinese media, this would be XSI’s first wind turbine installation vessel. The contract also includes an option for additional vessel. With a total length of 108.5 metres and width of 40.8 metres the vessel will be able […]

  • 28 February 2011

    A subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS, which is indirectly owned 50/50 by Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA, has on certain subjects entered into a contract for the specialized transport and installation vessel for offshore wind turbines “Brave Tern” Vestas Offshore Germany Gmbh . The firm contract period is six months with 3 x […]

  • 28 May 2018

    Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) has delivered the Longyuan Zhenhua 3 jack-up vessel to Jiangsu Longyuan Zhenhua Marine Engineering, a 50-50 joint venture between ZPMC and Jiangsu Longyuan Offshore Wind Power that will use the vessel for the installation of wind turbine components off China’s coast.

  • 20 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Van Oord is holding a two-day event along the Rotterdam Wilhelminakade quay to mark the entry into service of Aeolus, its first transport and installation vessel for the construction of offshore wind farms. Today, business relations have the opportunity to inspect the vessel. On Saturday 21 June, Mrs K. Aboutaleb-Erahoutan, wife of the Mayor of […]

  • 10 March 2020

    ABB has won a contract to provide the power systems for Shimizu Corporation’s wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV). The self-elevating platform is designed to handle turbines with an individual capacity of 8MW or more, and is said to be the first such vessel to be built in Japan for the local offshore wind market. ABB […]

  • 10 October 2018

    China’s Ouyang Offshore has launched its wind turbine installation vessel, OuYang 1, at Dayang Offshore Equipment’s yard in Jiangsu, China.

  • 19 October 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Huisman Equipment has signed a contract with Japan Marine United Shipyard (JMU) for the delivery of a 1,000mt SWL Pedestal Mounted Crane for an offshore wind turbine installation in Japan.

  • 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 […]

  • 8 February 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    The Tokyo-based Penta-Ocean Construction Co. has taken delivery of Japan’s first offshore wind turbine installation vessel, which is now ready for first work. Penta-Ocean Construction, who ordered the CP-8001 vessel from Japan Marine United Corporation (JMU) in 2016, held the completion ceremony last week. According to the vessel designer GustoMSC, the delivery marks an important milestone […]

  • 2 December 2015

    The rugby world cup tournament is about to start in England as this article is being written. Just as the rugby fans will have waited 4 years for the whistle to announce the start of the first match, England versus Fiji, so the offshore wind industry has waited eagerly for the whistle to start for […]

  • 19 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    A subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS, which is indirectly owned 50/50 by Bonheur ASA and Ganger Rolf ASA, has entered into a contract for the specialized transport and installation vessel for offshore wind turbines “Brave Tern” with the Belgian offshore company GeoSea NV. Duration of the contract is six months with scheduled commencement in […]

  • 17 December 2012

    The installation vessel Sea Worker has arrived at Grenaa and is now working side by side with Sea Power to utilise the weather windows allowing installation. Sea Worker is a jack-up vessel capable of rising above the water surface on its 73 metre long legs when installing the wind turbine components. The vessel has no […]

  • 20 April 2011

    The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) estimates that the United States has nearly 4,150 gigawatts… By Aaron Levitt (benzinga) [mappress] Source: benzinga, April 20, 2011;

  • 20 July 2011

    J. J. Sietas KG of Hamburg is the first German shipyard to build an installation vessel for the erection of offshore wind farms. Siemens Marine Solutions will supply the appropriate diesel-electric propulsion and automation system as well as the medium voltage system for power generation and distribution. The order has a value of several million […]

  • 7 September 2011

    In cooperation with Voith, Dutch Offshore Innovators BV, (DOI) developed together a new concept for economical operations of a wind turbine foundation installation vessel. The so-called TFliner concept is a move towards compact design and simplicity, which drastically reduces construction costs. An increase in operability is offered by the Voith Roll Stabilization (VRS) feature of […]

  • 6 May 2015

    Jan De Nul Group has ordered two 6,000 ton Subsea Rock Installation vessels at AVIC Weihai shipyard in Weihai, China. The vessels will be able to install rock at depths up to about 600 m by means of a flexible fall pipe. An inclined fall pipe will enable accurate rock installation around structures such as […]

  • 30 October 2017

    Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries (ZPMC) launched a new self-propelled offshore wind installation vessel on 28 October. The vessel, named Longyuan Zhenhua 3, has a lifting capacity of 2,000t and a maximum lifting height of 120m.

  • 16 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Norway’s OHT has signed a contract with China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) in Jiangsu, China, for the construction of a 48,000 dwt semi-submersible offshore wind farm foundation installation vessel, with options to extend the program with up to three vessels.

  • 3 March 2020

    Singapore-headquartered PaxOcean Group has signed a contract to build a self-elevating platform (SEP) for Japan’s Penta-Ocean Construction. Scheduled for completion in the third quarter of 2022, the SEP is of a GustoMSC design, equipped with four tubular legs and four azimuth thrusters. The vessel will be fitted with a Huisman 1,600-tonne leg encircling crane, a […]