Aeolus Energy with agreement on SOV design to ULSTEIN - First Jones Act compliant offshore wind vessel

Aeolus Energy with agreement on SOV design to ULSTEIN - First Jones Act compliant offshore wind vessel

Florida based Aeolus Energy Inc. awarded Ulstein the design contract to develop the first ever Jones Act compliant offshore wind Service Operations Vessel (SOV). Based on Ulstein’s proven SX195 design, a customized …
Oct 16, 2018 /  Vessels
After major upgrade, Aeolus starts work on Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm (Video)

After major upgrade, Aeolus starts work on Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm (Video)

Starting in 2019, some 400,000 households will be running on green energy supplied by Norther, set to be Belgium’s largest offshore wind farm. Offshore installation vessel Aeolus underwent a major transformation …
Aug 7, 2018 /  Vessels
Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus fitted with impressive new crane

Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus fitted with impressive new crane

Today, a major step was taken in the modification of Van Oord’s offshore installation vessel Aeolus. The new 1,600 tonnes crane was successfully installed onboard, making the vessel ready to handle the latest …
Feb 28, 2018 /  Vessels
Daewoo Shipbuilding wins US$480 mln ship orders

Daewoo Shipbuilding wins US$480 mln ship orders

Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. (DSME), a leading global shipbuilder, said Thursday that it has clinched a 430.5 billion won (US$394 million) deal to build a vessel and an offshore …
Dec 7, 2017 /  Curious
Van Oord’s top duo Aeolus and Svanen have successfully completed work on the Walney Extension offshore wind farm (Video)

Van Oord’s top duo Aeolus and Svanen have successfully completed work on the Walney Extension offshore wind farm (Video)

Van Oord has finished the Walney Extension offshore wind farm for DONG Energy to transport and install 87 foundations. Van Oord’s installation vessels Aeolus and Svanen completed the project in 4.5 months. Upon …
Aug 17, 2017 /  Curious
Tilbury secures UK’s first AEO accreditation for a multipurpose port

Tilbury secures UK’s first AEO accreditation for a multipurpose port

The Port of Tilbury, London’s major port, has been awarded an internationally recognised quality mark – the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) - issued by Her Majesty’s Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The …
May 11, 2017 /  Curious
Gemini Offshore Wind Park officially opened (Video)

Gemini Offshore Wind Park officially opened (Video)

The Gemini Offshore Wind Park was officially opened Monday (May 8,2017). Pieter van Oord, CEO of Van Oord, expressed his pride in Van Oord’s involvement in Gemini and thanked all of the shareholders for their …
May 9, 2017 /  Curious
Van Oord signs contract for modification offshore installation vessel Aeolus

Van Oord signs contract for modification offshore installation vessel Aeolus

The upgrade program of the vessel, contracted to Damen Shiprepair at Schiedam, will result in increased capabilities of the vessel with respect to loading capacity, accommodation and crane capacity. This is achieved by …
Mar 28, 2017 /  Vessels
Van Oord to build Belgium’s largest offshore wind project

Van Oord to build Belgium’s largest offshore wind project

Van Oord has signed a contract with Norther for the Balance of Plant works for the Norther offshore wind farm, located 23 km off the Zeebrugge coast in Belgium. With a maximal capacity of 370 MW, Norther is set …
Dec 15, 2016 /  Curious
Curious to Know and See: Maritime archaeology expedition in Black Sea

Curious to Know and See: Maritime archaeology expedition in Black Sea

An expedition mapping submerged ancient landscapes, the first of its kind in the Black Sea, is making exciting discoveries. An international team, involving the University of Southampton’s Centre for Maritime …
Nov 17, 2016 /  Curious