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OHT Launches Alfa Lift

Mar 01, 2020

Offshore Heavy Transport’s (OHT) new semi-submersible wind farm foundation installation vessel Alfa Lift reached yet another step forward towards delivery, with its first launching last week.The hull was launched into the water for the first time, in order to be shifted to new location where final assembly will take place.With proper planning and joint efforts this milestone has not been affected by…

Buss Bags Tender for World's Largest OWF

Mar 11, 2020

The Buss Terminal Eemshaven, in the Netherlands, has secured a contract to serve as a base port for installing the foundations of the Hornsea Two offshore wind project.The contract awarded by DEME Offshore will see Buss carry out handling, storage…

DEME Installs Piles at Moray East

Mar 08, 2020

Belgium-based DEME Offshore has installed all 37,000 tonnes of foundation pin piles at the site of the 950-MW Moray East offshore wind project off the north east coast of Scotland.'Having designed the piles to contend with a complex and varied seabed geology…

ZTT Joins China's Offshore Wind Super Project

Mar 08, 2020

China-based Jiangsu Zhongtian Technology Co (ZTT) is set to deploy its fleet of installation vessels on the Jiangsu Rudong H6 offshore wind farm in China.The Jiangsu Rudong 800MW project, marked asone of the Super Projects with the largest capacity and investment in these projects…

Fussey Engineering Backs Hornsea 2

Feb 25, 2020

Siemens Energy has selected UK-based Fussey Engineering to supply and install steel framework and cladding at the National Grid 400kV substation site adjacent to the Hornsea Two offshore wind project.The steelworks, which will involve the construction…

Fred. Olsen to Install TWB II Turbines

Feb 25, 2020

Offshore wind farm vessels provider Fred. Olsen Windcarrier announced that its jack-up vessel Blue Tern has been contracted to finish installing the remaining 11 Senvion 6.2M152 turbines on the Trianel Windpark Borkum II (TWB II).“We are looking…

Ashtead Installs CCS Monitoring System

Feb 13, 2020

Ashtead Technology, the provider of technically advanced subsea solutions, tools and systems, has completed subsea installation monitoring work to support the Northern Lights Carbon Capture Storage project (CCS) in the North Sea.The Global subsea…

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…

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…

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…

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