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GWEC releases Global Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Database

As offshore wind continues to accelerate growth into new markets, the industry must keep looking to the future and anticipate growth to avoid any potential bottlenecks and be able to fulfil a growing demand for offshore wind. One potential bottleneck which could slow offshore wind installation is the availability of vessels that are critical for … Continue reading GWEC releases Global Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Database

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CSBC to build CDWE crane vessel for the offshore wind energy industry in Taiwan

CSBC-DEME Wind Engineering Co (CDWE, ????) announced its final investment decision on the construction of Green Jade, a crane vessel for carrying out engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) services for the offshore wind energy industry. The company, a joint venture between CSBC Corp Taiwan (??????) and Belgium-based Dredging, Environmental and Marine Engineering NV, said … Continue reading CSBC to build CDWE crane vessel for the offshore wind energy industry in Taiwan

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DEME orders next generation offshore installation vessel ‘Orion’

‘Orion’ will feature an unrivalled combination of exceptionally high transport and load capacity, impressive lifting heights and green technology. The vessel will be built at COSCO in China and is set to be delivered in 2019. ‘Orion’ will be deployed by DEME’s subsidiary GeoSea for the construction of the largest offshore wind farms, to service … Continue reading DEME orders next generation offshore installation vessel ‘Orion’

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Fugro’s cable lay spread reduces vessel downtime at offshore wind farm developments

An innovative development by Fugro for its work class remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) has been utilised successfully in cable lay touchdown monitoring operations at the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm. A new track base unit, fitted to its FCV ROV, has been introduced to ensure highly accurate cable positioning during cable lay operations in strong currents. … Continue reading Fugro’s cable lay spread reduces vessel downtime at offshore wind farm developments

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Topaz and ABB renew longstanding vessel contract for wind farm support

Topaz Energy and Marine, a leading offshore support vessel company, announced the renewal of its long standing contract with ABB for the Topaz Installer, Topaz’s specialized cable laying vessel. Under the terms of the contract, the Topaz Installer will provide ABB with cable-laying services in support of wind farms in the North Sea for a … Continue reading Topaz and ABB renew longstanding vessel contract for wind farm support

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Seajacks (U.K.) completes construction of large offshore wind energy installation vessel

Seajacks International Limited (Seajacks), a U.K.-based offshore wind power installation provider, owned by Marubeni Corporation (Marubeni) and Innovation Network Corporation of Japan (INCJ), completed construction of one of the largest vessels in the offshore wind installation industry on November 19, 2015. Since Marubeni and INCJ acquired Seajacks in May 2012, Seajacks has accumulated experience in … Continue reading Seajacks (U.K.) completes construction of large offshore wind energy installation vessel

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