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DEME Launches Orion

Nov 28, 2019

The dredging, marine engineering and environmental player DEME Group, its 216.5-metre DP3 offshore installation vessel Orion was launched at the COSCO Qidong shipyard in China.The vessel arrived at the Liebherr construction yard in the port of Rostock…

Japanese Trio Orders Wind Turbine Installer

Nov 21, 2019

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 10MW and 12MW.The three…

CDWE Wins Taiwanese OWF Gig

Nov 07, 2019

Taiwanese marine joint venture (JV) company CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering (CDWE) has signed two contracts for the transport and installation of foundations and turbines at the 300MW Zhong Neng offshore wind farm (OWF).The JV between Taiwanese outfit…

Jan De Nul Completes Formosa 1 Phase 2

Oct 30, 2019

Jan De Nul Group has finished installing foundations, power cables and scour protection on the 120MW second phase of the Formosa 1 offshore wind farm off the coast of Taiwan.According to the company that provides services related to maritime…

First Monopile Installed at Borssele III & IV

Oct 28, 2019

Dutch maritime contracting company Royal Van Oord said that its installation vessel Aeolus has completed the installation of the first monopile at the Borssele III & IV offshore wind farm.In the coming months, Van Oord will place a total of…

Jan De Nul Bags Dogger Bank Gig

Oct 23, 2019

Marine contractor Jan De Nul said that its new offshore jack-up installation vessel Voltaire has secured a contract from the world’s largest offshore wind farm, Dogger Bank Wind Farms.Voltaire with a lifting capacity of over 3,000 tonnes and standing taller than the Eiffel tower…

DEME Completes Installation on Hornsea1

Oct 06, 2019

Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV (DEME) offshore unit said that its  ‘Sea Challenger’ and crew completed the installation of 174 SWT-7.0 MW turbines on  Hornsea One, the world’s largest offshore wind farm.The  global solutions provider in the offshore oil…

Bauer Tests Piles for OWF in France

Oct 06, 2019

German construction and machinery manufacturing firm Bauer Spezialtiefbau has tested onshore piles at the Saint-Brieuc offshore wind project in France to gather data for the design of foundations.The engineering outfit  designed, installed and…

Zennor Wraps up 2019 Finlaggan Subsea Gig

Oct 01, 2019

UK North Sea operator Zennor Petroleum announced that the 2019 Finlaggan subsea installation campaign utilizing six separate vessels over the summer has been safely and successfully completed.The program has seen the 20km long, 10” insulated (pipe-in-pipe) Finlaggan pipeline laid and trenched…

SeaTec Forays into Offshore Installation

Sep 13, 2019

UK-based SeaTec, a daughter company of V.Group, has completed air diving works as part of a major offshore project on the Bokor oilfield close to the Malaysian coast.The project marks SeaTec’s first foray into offshore platform installation works…

DEME Starts Installation at Belgium’s Largest OWF

Sep 11, 2019

Belgium-based Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV (DEME) said that its installation vessel ‘Innovation’ will set sail to the Belgian North Sea with the first load of 58 turbine foundations and transition pieces for installation at the SeaMade offshore wind farm…

Aeolus Completes Turbine Installation

Sep 02, 2019

Dutch maritime contracting company Royal Van Oord said that its offshore installation vessel Aeolus has successfully completed the installation of 31 turbines on monopiles at the Deutsche Bucht wind farm being developed by Canada's Northland Power offshore Germany…

Deutsche Bucht Nears Completion

Aug 30, 2019

Northland Power has completed installation of 31 MHI Vestas turbines on the monopile foundations for the 269MW Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm in the German North Sea.MHI Vestas Offshore Wind said that the 31 wind turbines were installed on…

MPI Offshore Begins Blade Repair Work

Aug 26, 2019

Offshore installation vessel MPI Resolution has started a blade repair and upgrade campaign at the Princess Amalia offshore wind farm in the Netherlands.MPI Offshore, a subsidiary of Van Oord, has been contracted to repair and upgrade all of…

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