BorWin3 offshore wind grid connection comes to life

BorWin3 offshore wind grid connection comes to life

The BorWin3 offshore wind grid connection in the German North Sea has started to transmit power. The 900 MW project is now converting three-phase electric power generated by offshore wind farms into direct current and …
Aug 20, 2019 /  Curious
ALE – Giant joint venture enables one of Asia’s most ambitious wind projects

ALE – Giant joint venture enables one of Asia’s most ambitious wind projects

ALE and Giant Taiwan have undertaken a joint venture to provide the onshore handling, transportation and storage of wind turbine foundations for phase 2 of Taiwan’s Formosa 1 Wind Farm Project. This phase is …
Aug 20, 2019 /  Vessels
Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) sign contract for the delivery of a further three equipment packages with IAS/PMS to ESVAGT

Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) sign contract for the delivery of a further three equipment packages with IAS/PMS to ESVAGT

Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) has signed a contract for the delivery of a further three equipment packages with IAS/PMS to ESVAGT, a pioneer in offshore wind. This will be vessels number eight, nine and ten …
Aug 13, 2019 /  Curious
Jumbo Ships Large TP’s For First Offshore Windfarm In Taiwan

Jumbo Ships Large TP’s For First Offshore Windfarm In Taiwan

Jumbo has just completed the shipment of the heaviest, tallest and the largest diameter Transition Pieces (TP’s) which the Company has ever transported. These TP’s were shipped for Jumbo client Jan De Nul …
Aug 13, 2019 /  Vessels
Heerema lands second large wind contract in Taiwan

Heerema lands second large wind contract in Taiwan

Another prestigious contract is awarded to Heerema Marine Contractors for an offshore wind project in Taiwan, this time in the middle of Taiwan.  Caption: Heavy lift vessel Aegir - Image courtesy of Roel …
Aug 9, 2019 /  Vessels
Wärtsilä hybrid propulsion will enhance fuel efficiency and sustainability of Construction Support Vessel Acta Centaurus

Wärtsilä hybrid propulsion will enhance fuel efficiency and sustainability of Construction Support Vessel Acta Centaurus

The technology group Wärtsilä is to provide hybrid propulsion capability for a new offshore wind construction support vessel. The ‘Acta Centaurus’, a DP2 walk-to-work construction support vessel …
Aug 8, 2019 /  Vessels
Jan De Nul Group’s Cable Laying Vessel Willem de Vlamingh successfully installs cables on Formosa 1 WF in Taiwan

Jan De Nul Group’s Cable Laying Vessel Willem de Vlamingh successfully installs cables on Formosa 1 WF in Taiwan

Jan De Nul Group’s Cable Laying Vessel Willem de Vlamingh has successfully installed the three export cables on the 120MW Formosa 1 Phase 2 wind farm in Taiwan. Caption: Cable laying vessel Vessel Willem de …
Aug 8, 2019 /  Vessels
DEME completes Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid subsea export cable installation well ahead of schedule

DEME completes Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid subsea export cable installation well ahead of schedule

DEME successfully completed the installation of 85 km of subsea export cable for Elia’s Modular Offshore Grid, deploying the state-of-the-art cable installation vessel ‘Living Stone’. The cable connects …
Aug 1, 2019 /  Curious
Seacat Services Confirms Second Chartwell 24 Vessel Order

Seacat Services Confirms Second Chartwell 24 Vessel Order

Class-leading offshore energy support vessel (OESV) operator, Seacat Services, has taken up its option to build a second multi-million-pound Chartwell 24 catamaran for the offshore wind sector. Seacat Rainbow, designed …
Jul 31, 2019 /  Vessels
VOS Start completes successful charter for MVOW

VOS Start completes successful charter for MVOW

Vroon walk-to-work vessel arrives in IJmuiden following Irish Sea operations At the end of last week, VROON subsea-support walk-to-work unit, VOS Start, arrived in IJmuiden after almost two years engaged in operations …
Jul 25, 2019 /  Vessels