Topic: Offshore wind

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

Huisman to build 1600-mt crane for Japanese offshore wind

Huisman will deliver a 1600-metric-tonne Leg Encircling Crane to PaxOcean Engineering. The crane will be placed on Penta-Ocean’s new self-elevated platform to install twelve-megawatt wind turbines and various foundations including monopiles. The self-elevated platform (SEP) will...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Penta-Ocean and DEME into Japanese offshore wind

Penta-Ocean and DEME Offshore will work together on the construction of offshore wind farms in Japan and have signed a memorandum of understanding to this effect. The development of offshore wind is gaining traction throughout...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Van Oord sees turnover fall sharply in 2019

Dredger and maritime service provider Van Oord has had a challenging 2019. The Rotterdam-based company claims it had to contend with difficult conditions in its most important market, dredging. Turnover dropped by twelve per cent to...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk