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  • 1 October 2015
    Business & Finance, Technology, Vessels

    Jan De Nul Group signed the taking-over of the offshore jack-up crane vessel Vidar, formerly operating for the German company Hochtief. Although specifically built with the offshore wind industry in mind, the Vidar is also suitable to install other offshore facilities such as tidal current turbines, wave energy generators, met masts and oil and gas […]

  • 30 March 2017

    Bremen-based shipping company Harren & Partner is set to become technical manager of Wind Lift I. The company’s Offshore Department headed by Robert Fowler will be responsible for managing the jack-up vessel starting from April.

  • 21 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    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, […]

  • 13 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    Nordic Yards, manufacturer of innovative special ships and major maritime projects for the offshore wind and other industries, has signed a contract for the construction of a Wind Turbine Service Jack Up Vessel (WTSJUV). The client is the Danish company DBB Jack-Up Services A/S, based in Aarhus. With its state-of-the-art equipment, the innovative company offers […]

  • 6 December 2013

    The ceremonial raising of the flag on Vidar, the powerful jack-up vessel, took place in CRIST Shipyard (Gdynia, Poland) on December 6, 2013. CRIST delivered Vidar, its second heavy lift jack-up barge for Hochtief Solutions. The vessel was developed for the construction and maintenance of offshore wind farms. Her spacious deck cargo (3400 sqm) and […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Today, amid great public attention, the most powerful heavy-lift jack-up vessel ‘INNOVATION’ was named in Bremerhaven by Mrs Geertrui Van Rompuy-Windels, Europe’s First Lady and spouse of Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council. HGO InfraSea Solutions, a joint company (50/50) of HOCHTIEF Solutions and GeoSea (a company of the Belgian DEME group) built […]

  • 30 March 2016

    With the continuously falling oil prices and competition from emerging markets, offshore companies are seeking new solutions.

  • 21 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Huisman, the specialist in lifting, drilling and subsea solutions, successfully delivered the 600mt Wind Turbine Installation Crane onboard GeoSea’s DP2 jack-up vessel “Neptune”. The crane was handed over to the builder of the vessel IHC Offshore and Marine BV, part of IHC Merwede, who subcontracted the crane to Huisman in 2010. The 600mt Pedestal Crane […]

  • 30 November 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology

    DEME Group has released a video of its GeoSea jack-up vessel during tests at Raz Blanchard, off France. GeoSea’s jack-up vessel Goliath operated in currents of up to 10 knots (approximately 5 m/s) and water depths, under hull, of 56 meters. Specific operating models as well as procedural and technical improvements have been developed to […]

  • 3 September 2012

    HGO InfraSea Solutions, a joint venture between HOCHTIEF and GeoSea—a subsidiary of the Belgian DEME Group—today officially commissioned the wind market’s most powerful jack-up vessel, the INNOVATION. In the company of around 600 guests from the European offshore market, Geertrui Van Rompuy-Windels, wife of the President of the European Council, christened the ship in Bremerhaven. […]

  • 18 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    According to the news received by Offshore WIND, GeoSea will get a new multi-purpose self-propelled jack-up vessel by the end of 2017.   The vessel, to be named Apollo, will be built in line with GustoMSC’s NG-5500X design at the Uljanik Shipyard in Croatia. The Apollo will be especially suitable for offshore wind installation and maintenance work, along with operations in the […]

  • 12 October 2015

    GeoSea (DEME Group) has completed trials of a jack-up vessel in extreme current flows. The results of the trials confute industry reluctance to deploy jack-up vessels on tidal sites, GeoSea said. The demonstrated workability and reliability create confidence for tidal project developers and open the market for all types of tidal energy applications. GeoSea has […]

  • 3 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Today, amid great public attention, the most powerful heavy-lift jack-up vessel ‘INNOVATION’ was named in Bremerhaven by Mrs Geertrui Van Rompuy-Windels, Europe’s First Lady and spouse of Herman Van Rompuy, President of the European Council. HGO InfraSea Solutions, a joint company (50/50) of HOCHTIEF Solutions and GeoSea (a company of the Belgian DEME group) built […]

  • 5 January 2017

    In today’s spotted we bring you an image of the Innovation, a heavy-lift jack-up vessel owned by GeoSea, part of the Belgian DEME Group, which loaded a monopile at the new section of Maasvlakte 2’s deep-sea quay at the Port of Rotterdam on January 3, 2017. The 31,440 gross ton Innovation has a 1,500-ton crane and a […]

  • 12 October 2015

    GeoSea (DEME Group) has completed trials of a jack-up vessel in extreme current flows. The results of the trials confute industry reluctance to deploy jack-up vessels on tidal sites, GeoSea said. The demonstrated workability and reliability create confidence for tidal project developers and open the market for all types of tidal energy applications. GeoSea has […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Marubeni Corp. now owns 55% of Seajacks International Ltd. In 2012, Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ) and Marubeni acquired Seajacks with 50:50 ownership stakes. Marubeni has now bought 5% from INCJ and became the major shareholder of the company that owns and manages jack-up vessels for offshore installation of energy projects. Marubeni and INCJ […]

  • 7 June 2012

    The installation of the wind turbines at Anholt offshore wind farm will commence in September, but already now, the preparations in and around Grenaa Harbour are in full activity before Siemens Wind Power commences the installation works. As the installation vessels also have to jack up in Grenaa North Harbour when hoisting the heavy wind […]

  • 7 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Amid great public attention, the new DP2 jack-up vessel ‘Neptune’ was named today at the port of Ostend by Mrs Isabel Casteleyn, partner of Federal State Secretary for Energy and the Environment Melchior Wathelet. This self-propelled jack-up vessel was built by IHC Merwede for GeoSea N.V., the offshore marine construction specialist of the Belgian DEME […]

  • 24 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Seajacks has taken delivery of Seajacks Zaratan, a state-of-the-art jack-up vessel purpose built for the offshore wind industry. The jack-up vessel was built by Lamprell Energy at their Hamriyah facility and increases Seajacks’ fleet to three self-propelled vessels. The contract for the construction of the vessel was signed between Seajacks and Lamprell in May 2010 […]

  • 12 October 2015
    Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development, Technology, Vessels

    DEME Group’s GeoSea has concluded the trials of a jack-up vessel at Raz Blanchard, off France. According to DEME, the demonstrated utilisation of GeoSea’s jack-up platform under the extreme tidal conditions are the direct result and the practical implementation of a two year in-house study analysing and researching the behaviour of jack-up platforms while jacked-up […]

  • 12 December 2013
    Research & Development

    In the next few days, HOCHTIEF Solutions will commission a further powerful jack-up vessel for the construction of offshore wind farms. In the company of around 300 guests from the European offshore market the ship named VIDAR will officially be commissioned in Bremerhaven on December 12. The jack-up vessel was developed especially for construction and […]

  • 2 April 2013

    The construction of the first jack-up vessel for offshore wind farms, developed and constructed in Germany, is taking shape at Sietas shipyard. The hull is complete, the steelwork concluded, the building of the deckhouse has begun. Construction started in April 2012; the handover of the ship to the client, the renowned Dutch marine engineering company […]