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Blade repair works start at Princess Amalia Offshore Wind Farm

MPI Offshore, a subsidiary of Van Oord, has been contracted to repair and upgrade all of the blades for 29 of the 60 turbines in the Princess Amalia Offshore Wind Farm. The company is using its offshore installation vessel MPI Resolution. The vessel sails to the site location with three repaired and/or new blades. The…

Heerema wins second offshore wind contract in Taiwan

Heerema Marine Contractors has won another offshore wind contract in Taiwan, following the installation contract for the It concerns a contract for the 109.2 MW Changhua Windfarm Phase 1 project.  This time the contract is for the 900MW Greater Changhua 1 and 2a offshore wind farms that are being developed by Danish offshore wind developer Ørsted.…

Heerema bags first wind contract in Taiwan

Heerema Marine Contractors has won its first offshore wind related installation contract in Taiwan. It concerns a contract for the 109.2 MW Changhua Windfarm Phase 1 project (Changhua). Heerema will be responsible for the installation of 21 jacket foundations. The Dutch contractor received the contract from the Taiwan branch of Jan de Nul. The Changhua project…

Damen completes refit jack-up Apollo

Damen recently completed a one-month conversion project on DEME Offshore’s newest heavy-lift jack-up Apollo at Damen Shiprepair Dunkerque (DSDu), located in the east port of Dunkerque. The conversion involved the installation of a moon pool on the main deck. The refit was done to mobilize the vessel for work at the 950MW Moray East offshore wind…

Safeway to deliver W2W system for DEME Offshore’s vessel Orion

Safeway B.V., Dutch developer and supplier of motion compensating gangways, has been contracted by DEME Offshore to provide its ‘Osprey’-type of motion compensated offshore access system for its new installation vessel Orion which is set to be delivered at the end of 2019. According to Safeway, the most unique feature of this custom made W2W…

Jan de Nul orders new installation vessel

Jan De Nul Group has placed an order with Chinese COSCO Shipping Heavy Industry for a third Offshore Jack-Up Installation Vessel. The vessel is set to be delivered in 2022. It will be deployed for offshore wind activities but also in the oil and gas market. The vessel, the Voltaire, has a crane capacity of…

Vuyk Engineering – Installing offshore wind foundations while afloat

Foundations for the next generation offshore wind turbines will increasingly be installed with floating vessels instead of jack-up vessels. “We have already considered foundations that have never been installed before.” During Offshore Energy 2018, from 22 to 24 October in Amsterdam, Vuyk Engineering Rotterdam presented a new type of crane vessel for the installation of…

Seafox 5 joins Fred. Olsen Windcarrier fleet

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has taken 51% ownership in Seafox International Group’s jack-up vessel Seafox 5. The vessel will join Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s other two transportation and installation vessels for the offshore wind industry, the Brave Tern and Bold Tern. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier will include the Seafox 5 under its commercial, technical and administrative management as…

Jan De Nul baptises offshore installation vessel Taillevent

Today Jan De Nul Group named today its latest fleet addition, the offshore installation vessel Taillevent, in the Belgian port of Ostend. The christening was performed by Miss Pauline Stassijns, granddaughter of Director Dirk De Nul, in the presence of family, employees and their guests. The vessel was formerly known as the MPI Discovery but…