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OHT Bags Dogger Bank OWF Project

Nov 28, 2019

Norway-based heavy transport and installation contractor Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT) has been selected as the preferred supplier for foundation installation at the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm (OWF).OHT’s new build vessel 'Alfa Lift', designed by Ulstein, will carry out the transport and installation of monopile foundations and transition pieces for the Creyke Beck A and B wind farms. Alfa Lift is OHT's first vessel built specifically for the offshore wind market…

First foundation Installed at Triton Knoll

Jan 22, 2020

Triton Knoll, a offshore windfarm which is being constructed 33km away from the coast of Lincolnshire in the North Sea, confirmed that the first of its 90 wind turbine monopile foundations has been safely and successfully installed, 32km off the Lincolnshire coast…

CMHI Builds Alfa Lift

Jan 21, 2020

The construction of the 48,000 dwt semi-submersible offshore wind farm foundation installation vessel, Alfa Lift, is progressing at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) shipyard.CMHI has installed 78 out of 162 blocks in the dock of Offshore…

Wärtsilä Power Solution for NUIs

Jan 20, 2020

Finland’s technology group Wärtsilä has introduced an agreement-based power solution for new normally unattended offshore installations (NUIs).The provider of power solutions for the marine and offshore energy markets said that the solution…

NYK Partners with Van Oord

Jan 16, 2020

Japanese shipping giant Nippon Yusen Kabushiki Kaisha (NYK) and Dutch maritime contracting company Van Oord have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly own and operate offshore wind installation vessels under the Japanese flag…

Vattenfall, Swire Pact for HKZ Installation

Jan 14, 2020

Swedish developer Vattenfall has contracted Swire Blue Ocean (SBO)  for the installation of the Siemens Gamesa wind turbines at the Hollandse Kust Zuid wind farms in the Dutch North Sea.Using its flagship Pacific Osprey wind farm installation vessel…

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…

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