Wind Turbine Installation Vessel News


Havfram Appoints Offshore Wind Development Head

Jan 10, 2022

Norwegian offshore installation contractor Havfram has appointed Emilie Reeve to lead Havfram’s offshore wind farm development division, Havkraft.Havfram, formerly known as Ocean Installer, in 2020 committed to a transition from being purely…

Offshore Wind Market Set to Accelerate in North America

Dec 20, 2021

While many challenges remain to deliver the full promise of U.S. offshore wind, so too do opportunities. Robert Galinski, DNV’s Offshore Wind Director, Americas discusses the pace and direction of the U.S. offshore wind market from the perspective of class…

DSME Orders Wärtsilä Thrusters for Eneti's WTIV

Dec 08, 2021

Finland-based marine technology company Wärtsilä will supply the seven thrusters for Eneti's new Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV) being built at the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine yard in South Korea.'By providing outstanding thrust, robust station-keeping capability…

Eneti Orders Second Wind Turbine Installation Vessel for $326M

Dec 02, 2021

Eneti, an offshore wind installation company in the making, said Thursday it had entered into a binding agreement for the construction of one wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV).The company, formerly known as Scorpio Bulkers, ordered the…

Huisman's Cranes for Cadeler's New Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Dec 01, 2021

Dutch offshore crane maker Huisman has secured a contract from China's COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore Co., Ltd. to design and build two >2,000mt Leg Encircling Cranes (LEC) for Cadeler's recently ordered two new build X-class vessels.The identical…

Keppel, Ørsted in Offshore Substation Pact

Nov 30, 2021

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has signed a framework agreement with offshore wind industry giant Ørsted for future offshore substation (OSS) projects.'The agreement is part of a strategic initiative to strengthen the long-term partnership…

First Steel Cut, Name Revealed for Seaway 7's WTIV

Nov 26, 2021

Seaway 7, a company specializing in offshore wind installation services, has informed that construction has started for its next-generation Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV) at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) facility in Jiangsu…

Havfram, J.P. Morgan to Order 'Series' of Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Nov 23, 2021

Institutional investors advised by J.P. Morgan Global Alternatives, in cooperation with Norwegian offshore services firm Havfram, have signed a letter of intent with China's CIMC-Raffles to build 'a series of next-generation, state-of-the-art wind turbine installation vessels (“WTIV”)…

Offshore Wind: Keppel O&M to Build Topsides for Two Offshore Substations

Nov 22, 2021

Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine has secured a contract from an undisclosed renewable energy company to build two offshore substation topsides (OSS) worth around S$110 million (around 73,4 million U.S. dollars).Keppel O&M, through its subsidiary Keppel Fels…

Offshore Wind Leaders Recognized at Ventus Awards Gala

Nov 19, 2021

The Business Network for Offshore Wind held its first Ventus Awards Gala on Thursday in Washington D.C.According to the organizers, the event brought together more than 200 people to celebrate the industry’s accomplishments, milestones, and the individuals…

Cadeler, Ørsted Firm Up German Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Deal

Nov 11, 2021

Offshore wind installation services company Cadeler has signed a firm contract with Ørsted for a wind turbine installation vessel to be used on Ørsted’s two German offshore wind projects, Gode Wind 3 and Borkum Riffgrund 3.The firm contract…

Eneti to Raise $200M for WTIV Construction via Share Sale

Nov 10, 2021

Offshore wind turbine installation firm Eneti plans to raise $200 million through a public offering of shares. It will use the funds raised to fund wind turbine installation vessel newbuilding program consisting of one contracted newbuilding vessel…

Dominion Energy Files Plans for 2.6GW CVOW Project to Virginia Authorities

Nov 05, 2021

U.S. company Dominion Energy expects to file plans later on Friday with the Virginia State Corporation Commission for approval to construct the 2.6-gigawatt Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) commercial project, which will generate enough clean energy to power up to 660…

Cadeler Nets Offshore Wind Installation Deal for O-Class Jack-up

Nov 04, 2021

Offshore wind installation contractor Cadeler said it has secured a preferred supplier agreement with an undisclosed client for the transport and installation of next-generation wind turbines.The final contract value has been estimated at over 45 million euros ($52 million)…

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