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  • 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.

  • 1 March 2017

    As of 2019, GeoSea will use a next generation vessel – named Orion – for the construction of the large offshore wind farms, after its mother company DEME placed an order for the 216.5m DP3 installation vessel with COSCO shipyard in China.

  • 8 May 2020
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    A consortium led by Dominion Energy is developing a Jones Act compliant installation vessel for the U.S. offshore wind sector. Funded by the consortium, the vessel is set to enter service in 2023 and operate on offshore wind projects located off the East Coast. According to the company, it will be equipped to handle all […]

  • 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.

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    DeepOcean AS, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, has entered into a five and a half year charter agreement starting March 2016 for a new build installation vessel. This key enabler will enhance DeepOcean’s current service offerings in the SURF (Subsea Umbilicals Risers & Flowlines) segment in the Greater North Sea area.  “The expansion into the SURF […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 February 2020

    Island Offshore has taken delivery of the new offshore installation vessel Island Victory from VARD. The vessel, with a a length of 123 meters and a breadth of 25 meters, was named in a ceremony at VARD Langsten. Island Victory will be heading straight into operation after delivery, starting a series of contracts, securing work […]

  • 21 November 2018

    DEME’s new offshore installation vessel ‘Orion’ has been launched at the COSCO Qidong shipyard in China on Wednesday. Orion will be deployed for the construction of the offshore wind farms, to service the oil and gas industry and for the decommissioning of offshore installations. With a total installed capacity of 44,180 kW, Orion will be […]

  • 30 March 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Construction of DEME’s new offshore installation vessel ‘Orion’ has started with the official keel laying ceremony held at COSCO in China on Friday. The vessel will be deployed by DEME’s subsidiary GeoSea for the construction of the offshore wind farms, to service the oil and gas industry and for decommissioning of offshore installations. The Orion […]

  • 27 December 2016

    The video shows the launch of the Van Oord’s E169 fall-pipe subsea rock installation (SRI) vessel ‘Bravenes’ at Sinopacific’s  Zhejiang Shipyard in China. Van Oord awarded the design and equipment contract for ‘Bravenes’ to Ulstein in September 2014 and contracted Sinopacific for the construction of the vessel. Ulstein was responsible for the development and integration of both the mission […]

  • 5 April 2013

    One of the world’s largest installation vessels the Pacific Osprey, operated by Danish company Swire Blue Ocean, was named in a ceremony on 3 April. The installation vessel constructed by Samsung Heavy Industries in Korea offers a crane capability of 1.200 tonnes, a transit speed in excess of 13 knots, single cabin accommodation for 111 […]

  • 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

  • 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 […]

  • 22 June 2010

    Offshore engineering and windfarm development was the topic of the GL First Class Exchange Forum in cooperation with Samsung Heavy Industries, Beluga Hochtief Offshore, Huisman, and BLM Jack up Systems. What are the solutions for offshore installations? What type of vessels are required? What kind of operational experience has been obtained in recent wind farm […]

  • 1 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    The Board of Directors of COSCO Corporation (Singapore) Limited announced that COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co., Ltd, a subsidiary of the Company’s 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co., Ltd, has delivered another windmill turbine installation vessel (WTIV) “MPI DISCOVERY” to its European buyer. The “MPI DISCOVERY” is designed to transport, lift and install wind turbines and […]

  • 10 June 2013

    Seajacks International has entered into a contract with Samsung Heavy Industries to build the world’s largest and most advanced offshore wind farm installation vessel. The vessel has been specifically designed to meet the demands associated with working UK Round 3, Scottish territorial waters and the other North West European markets. Seajacks also has options for […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 October 2019
    Operations & Maintenance

    Nexans has hosted the grand block ceremony that represented a key step in the construction of its new cable installation vessel, the ‘Nexans Aurora’. The vessel’s hull is currently being built at the CRIST shipyard in Poland. It will be completed at Ulstein Verft in Norway, with delivery planned for 2021. The grand blocks are […]

  • 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 […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    With the departure of the installation vessel INNOVATION from the port Aalborg, GeoSea has now started the 3rd foundation installation cycle on the Westermost Rough offshore wind farm. INNOVATION has loaded 5 large monopiles and transition pieces of the next installation cycle in the port of Aalborg, which are currently transported across the North Sea […]

  • 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 […]

  • 22 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    DeepOcean AS, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, has entered into a five and a half year charter agreement starting March 2016 for a new build installation vessel. This key enabler will enhance DeepOcean’s current service offerings in the SURF (Subsea Umbilicals Risers & Flowlines) segment in the Greater North Sea area. “The expansion […]