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  • 17 February 2016

    Seajacks has confirmed that Seajacks Scylla’s voyage recommenced. The vessel is scheduled to arrive in Great Yarmouth Port in time for her naming ceremony on Thursday, 3 March. 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 […]

  • 21 September 2016

    Semco Maritime has won a contract to fabricate and install a sea fastening system on Seajacks Scylla, the world’s largest wind turbine installation vessel. Semco Maritime is to construct a special module, which will render it possible to adapt Seajacks Scylla’s freight deck to accommodate different sizes of towers and blades. Seajacks has designed the fastening […]

  • 20 November 2015

    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, […]

  • 28 September 2015

    Offshore WIND’s photo of the day: Seajacks Scylla readying for delivery.  Seajacks Scylla, which is scheduled to be delivered by the end of the year, is nearing its trip to Europe from Samsung Heavy Industries’ (SHI) Geoje Yard in South Korea. The Scylla, deemed the largest and most advanced offshore wind farm installation vessel, has already been hired for […]

  • 3 March 2016

    The Seajacks Scylla, the world’s largest wind turbine installation vessel, was christened in Great Yarmouth on Thursday afternoon, 3 March.  The ceremonial champagne bottle was released by the vessel’s Godmother, Akiko Inoue, the wife of Seajacks’ chairman, Soichi Inoue. Seajacks’ CEO, Blair Ainslie, told almost 400 guests at the reception held on the quayside of […]

  • 28 July 2015

    Offshore WindForce, a joint venture between Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and Volker Stevin International (VolkerWessels), has awarded Seajacks UK Limited the contract to provide the Seajacks Scylla, for the transport and installation of 67 monopiles at the consented Veja Mate 400MW wind farm. The Seajacks Scylla will be delivered to the client in March 2016 […]

  • 26 January 2016

    Bad weather has delayed the arrival of the world’s largest offshore wind farm installation vessel, the Seajacks Scylla, to the Port of Rotterdam, initially scheduled for the end of January, the Dutch port said in a release. In early December, Seajacks Scylla started her journey from a Samsung Heavy Industries yard in South Korea to Rotterdam on-board […]

  • 2 August 2015

    Seajacks Scylla Scheduled for Veja Mate Offshore WindForce, a joint venture between Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. and Volker Stevin International (VolkerWessels), has awarded Seajacks UK Limited the contract to provide the Seajacks Scylla, for the transport and installation of 67 monopiles at the consented Veja Mate 400MW wind farm. Reach to Remove Nine Piles at […]

  • 3 March 2016

    The Seajacks Scylla, the world’s largest wind turbine installation vessel, was christened in Great Yarmouth on Thursday afternoon, 3 March.  The ceremonial champagne bottle was released by the vessel’s Godmother, Akiko Inoue, the wife of Seajacks’ chairman, Soichi Inoue. Seajacks’ CEO, Blair Ainslie, told almost 400 guests at the reception held on the quayside of […]

  • 10 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    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 […]

  • 1 April 2014

    Scylla Bay jetty located at the head of Scylla Bay, Como, has been reopened to the public following urgent repairs to make the jetty safe until a new permanent structure is built. Last year Sutherland Shire Council structural engineers discovered that termites had caused major structural damage to the jetty during a routine maintenance inspection […]

  • 13 April 2016

    By Robert Sinclair Project Director at The Prospector The naming ceremony of the largest self-propelled jack-up vessel in the world, the Seajacks Scylla, took place at Great Yarmouth Port Authority last month and The Prospector magazine were given the opportunity to film and record exclusive footage of the entire day. The day started with a […]

  • 24 January 2017

    Seajacks Scylla, the world’s largest jack-up vessel, has recently visited the Rotterdam Offshore Group (ROG) terminal in the Waalhaven, soon after installing 67 monopiles at the Veja Mate offshore wind farm some 95 kilometres north west of the island of Borkum in the German exclusive economic zone (EEZ). During the vessel’s stay at the Waalhaven facility, ROG […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 6 February 2017

    Huisman Equipment has shared a photo of the jack-up vessel Seajacks Scylla installing one of the 67 Siemens 6MW turbines at the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm using a 1,500mt Huisman Leg Encircling Crane. Seajacks Scylla and Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern started loading the first batch of turbine components from the Port of […]

  • 6 February 2017

    Huisman Equipment has shared a photo of the jack-up vessel Seajacks Scylla installing one of the 67 Siemens 6MW turbines at the 402MW Veja Mate offshore wind farm using a 1,500mt Huisman Leg Encircling Crane. Seajacks Scylla and Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Bold Tern started loading the first batch of turbine components from the Port of […]

  • 16 July 2015

    Seajacks UK has entered into contract with DONG Energy for the transportation and installation of all 87 wind turbines at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm. The Walney Extension offshore wind farm is made up of two 330MW phases and located in the Irish Sea, around 19km from the UK’s West Coast. Seajacks’ largest wind […]

  • 23 February 2016

    Gibdock, a shiprepair and conversion yard from Gibraltar, carried out the afloat mobilisation of Seajacks Scylla, after the vessel had been discharged to Gibraltar waters from the heavy-lift transporter Osprey. The vessel was towed to Gibdock for reactivation works at the yard’s South Mole. Richard Beards, Managing Director of Gibdock, said: “Our location at the gateway to the Mediterranean and […]

  • 20 June 2018
    Operations & Maintenance

    Wind farm installation vessel Seajacks Scylla has completed maintenance checks and is ready for its deployment at the East Anglia One offshore wind project in the UK.

  • 20 April 2016

    The story of offshore wind farms moving farther from shore and wind turbines being installed in deeper waters does not finish with gigantic vessels and foundations, but extends to the almost entire supply chain, where equipment is also getting bigger and services are being adapted to the industry’s needs. At the beginning of this month, […]

  • 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 […]