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  • 30 April 2020
    Vessels

    CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) has started working on a floating heavy-lift installation vessel to be named Green Jade. According to CDWE, this will be the first Taiwan-built offshore wind installation vessel. CDWE, a joint venture between Taiwan’s shipbuilder CSBC and Belgian offshore construction company DEME Offshore, informed on 30 April that it had initiated the […]

  • 26 November 2019

    Jan De Nul has ordered a second mega offshore installation vessel, Les Alizés, from the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China. The new order comes six months after Jan De Nul ordered its first installation crane vessel targeting the largest wind turbines and foundations, the Voltaire. Together with the Voltaire, this new vessel will be capable […]

  • 26 November 2019

    Jan De Nul has ordered a second mega offshore installation vessel, Les Alizés, from the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China. The new order comes six months after Jan De Nul ordered its first installation crane vessel targeting the largest wind turbines and foundations, the Voltaire. Together with the Voltaire, this new vessel will be capable […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Research & Development, Technology

    Temporary Works Design (TWD) combined their experience with the design of various pile handling tools and motion compensated systems to get to a revolutionary new concept: a motion compensated piling gripper, allowing straight piling of monopiles from a floating vessel or barge. Due to the tight tolerances related to monopile installations, it is for most sea conditions inevitable […]

  • 3 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Temporary Works Design (TWD) combined their experience with the design of various pile handling tools and motion compensated systems to get to a revolutionary new concept: a motion compensated piling gripper, allowing straight piling of monopiles from a floating vessel or barge. Due to the tight tolerances related to monopile installations, it is for most […]

  • 20 January 2020
    Research & Development

    Temporary Works Design (TWD) has revealed the monopile sling connector, a remote-controlled solution for applying the rigging of monopiles. Once positioned on the monopile, the monopile sling connector will guide the sling around the monopile without the need for human interference, TWD said. During lifting, the load is transferred directly from the sling, through link […]

  • 26 November 2019
    Technology

    Parkwind, MHI Vestas and Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) will utilize a new floating turbine installation method on the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind farm, an industry’s first. The revolutionary construction methodology is based on using a floating installation vessel to assemble the turbine components, which will be located onboard the deck, as well as a dummy […]

  • 30 June 2011

    A2SEA A/S (A2SEA) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a cooperation agreement with Teekay Corporation, a vessel owner and operator providing transportation services within the offshore sector. The aim of the cooperation is to design, deliver and operate floating transportation and installation vessels that can work in the deeper more […]

  • 30 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      A2SEA A/S (A2SEA) today announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a cooperation agreement with Teekay Corporation, a vessel owner and operator providing transportation services within the offshore sector. The aim of the cooperation is to design, deliver and operate floating transportation and installation vessels that can work in the deeper […]

  • 8 January 2020
    Ports & Logistics

    MHI Vestas has selected the Port of Roenne in Denmark for pre-assembly and shipment of turbine components for the Arcadis Ost 1 offshore wind project in Germany. MHI Vestas will provide 27 V174-9.5MW turbines for the Arcadis Ost 1 wind farm located off the coast of the Rugen island. The turbine installation is set to take […]

  • 2 December 2019

    We are bringing you a list of ten most read news on offshoreWIND.biz in the month of November 2019. Japanese Trio Orders Big Wind Turbine Installer Penta-Ocean Construction, Kajima Corporation, and Yorigami Maritime Construction have agreed to jointly construct a wind farm installation vessel capable of installing foundations and turbines with a capacity of between […]

  • 26 August 2016
    Research & Development, Technology

    Hamburg-based engineering and design company [email protected] has responded to an expected surge in construction of floating offshore wind farms built farther from the shore and in deeper waters by designing a floating foundation installation vessel – the FFI 1700. With the dimensions of 165m in length and 43,5m in width, FFI 1700 provides a working deck for stowing […]

  • 17 May 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Technology

    Japan’s Toda Corporation has, in collaboration with Yoshida Co., Ltd., launched a vessel designed for the installation of floating offshore wind turbines.

  • 27 November 2019

    Jan De Nul Group has ordered a floating installation crane vessel, Les Alizés, from the CMHI Haimen shipyard in China. The order comes just six months after the investment in the offshore installation vessel Voltaire. Together with the Voltaire, the new vessel will be capable of building the newest generation offshore wind farms. Les Alizés, […]

  • 19 May 2016

    The research vessel (R/V) Sally Ride has been re-floated following the installation of the scientific instrumentation onboard the vessel. The installation required the drydock of the vessel in order to work on sensors mounted on the hull beneath the waterline. Before being re-floated on Tuesday, the vessel underwent two-and-a-half week of works during which the […]

  • 15 October 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Ports & Logistics, Research & Development, Technology

    A mobile offshore port concept being developed by Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam in combination with efficient installation vessels could reduce the transport and installation time on offshore wind projects by nearly 20%, the Dutch engineering specialist said.

  • 19 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Scotrenewables Tidal Power has completed the deployment of its advanced modular anchoring system at the European Marine Energy Centre, Orkney in preparation for the installation of its SR2000 2MW floating tidal turbine. The anchor deployment formed part of a novel tidal anchors project for floating technologies, which was carried out in partnership with McLaughlin & […]

  • 16 August 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Van Oord has finished the Walney Extension offshore wind farm for DONG Energy to transport and install 87 foundations. Van Oord’s installation vessels Aeolus and Svanen completed the project in 4.5 months. For this project, Van Oord deployed its 8,000-tonne heavy lift installation vessel Svanen to install 56 monopiles. The other 31 monopiles, as well […]

  • 18 December 2012

    While the installation activity at Anholt wind farm is intensified, the personnel logistics is also optimised in the week before Christmas. On 1 December 2012, the floating hotel Wind Perfection arrived at Grenaa Harbour to be ready to take its position in the wind farm to act as floating hotel for the many technicians involved […]

  • 31 August 2017

    Siem Offshore Contractors’ accommodation and personnel transfer vessel Siem Moxie has begun work on Statoil’s Hywind Scotland, the world’s first floating wind farm. 

  • 2 October 2013
    Authorities & Government, Technology

    After the announcement that Principle Power’s unsolicited lease request for the WindFloat Pacific project, a proposed 30 MW floating offshore wind project off Coos Bay Oregon, has been determined to be complete by the US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the company said that it is very excited to have reached this milestone. However, […]

  • 14 November 2011

    The self-propelled semi-submersible vessel WISH WAY sailed out from Tianjin’s shipyard after the completion of conversion work for aft float case. The vessel is a self-propelled semi-submersible vessel. For each aft float case, it is 10m in length, 6.8m in breadth and 11m in height, and the totally weight is approximately 218 tons including the pipelines, […]