Topic: Offshore wind

Pacific Osprey’s sets sail with upgraded crane

Swire Blue Ocean’s offshore installation vessel Pacific Osprey is returning to operations with an extended crane boom designed. This is to allow the vessel to install the latest generation of wind turbines. The installation project was...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Shell plant boosts Rotterdam hydrogen economy

With Shell’s announcement of its intention to commission a green hydrogen plant in 2023, the hydrogen economy in the port of Rotterdam is gaining momentum. ‘We are now accelerating plans to build a public hydrogen...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Video: 5000-tonne crane of new DEME vessel collapses

The 5000-tonne heavy-lift crane of DEME’s new installation vessel Orion 1 has collapsed while undergoing load tests at Liebherr’s construction yard in Rostock. Five people sustained minor injuries and vessel and crane have suffered damage....Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Ship hits wind turbine near Borkum

A ship has sailed into a wind turbine near the German Wadden Island of Borkum. Three crew members were injured, one of whom is in bad shape, according to the German rescue brigade. The vessel Njord...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Subsea7 wins Dutch monopile installation contract

Vattenfall has selected Subsea7 for the transport and installation of 140 monopiles and array cables for the Dutch offshore wind farm Hollandse Kust Zuid. In total, the contracted work scope includes the transport and installation of...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk