During the night of 14 to 15 September 2022 the shipyard, where jack-up installation vessel Voltaire is being built, was hit by typhoon Muifa in China.

Jan De Nul's Newbuild Jack-up Voltaire Hit By Typhoon Muifa 

The eye of the typhoon passed over the shipyard, causing the vessel to come loose from its moorings.

Fortunately, no one was injured. Voltaire is now safely moored back in the shipyard and first sight assessments show limited damage to certain parts of the crane and the helideck. Further assessments are ongoing.