Jumbo Contracted for Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan

June 17, 2019
Jumbo Contracted for Offshore Wind Farm in Taiwan

Jumbo will transport and install wind turbine generator (WTG) substructures for the Yunlin Offshore Wind Farm (OWF) in Taiwan. The scope comprises transportation of forty monopiles, 120 monopile sections and forty transition pieces (TPs), as well as the offshore installation of eighty TPs.

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Nexus Installs Cables at Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Farm

June 7, 2019
Nexus Installs Cables at Deutsche Bucht Offshore Wind Farm

Every offshore wind park has its own cable design. For the 269-megawatt Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm, Van Oord’s cable laying vessel Nexus has installed a smart web of inter array cables at forty metres water depth. A remote-controlled trencher will now bury the cables.

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Moon Pool Installed on Heavy Lift Jack-up Apollo

June 5, 2019
Moon Pool Installed on Heavy Lift Jack-up Apollo

DEME Offshore’s newest heavy-lift jack-up Apollo underwent a refit to install a moon pool installation. The process involved creating an opening right through the centre of the vessel, from the main deck down through the engine stores and finally through the hull.

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Acta Marine Names Third Walk-to-Work Vessel

May 27, 2019
Acta Marine Names Third Walk-to-Work Vessel

Acta Marine has named the latest addition to its fleet, the Acta Centaurus. The Walk-to-Work Construction Support Vessel will mostly be deployed for offshore wind projects, the first of which will be the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm.

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DEME to Install Foundations and Turbines for Hornsea Two

May 21, 2019
DEME to Install Foundations and Turbines for Hornsea Two

DEME Offshore has won a contract for the transport and installation of 165 foundations at Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK. The company will also transport and install the turbines at the wind farm.

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Jack Up Barge Sends Accommodation Jack-up to Deutsche Bucht

May 8, 2019
Jack Up Barge Sends Accommodation Jack-up to Deutsche Bucht

Jack Up Barge (JUB) has entered into a contract with Van Oord Offshore Wind GmbH in Hamburg for the accommodation and supply of Balance of Plant operations on the Deutsche Bucht offshore wind farm.

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Jan De Nul Vessels Equipped with New Filter to Prevent Emissions

May 1, 2019
Jan De Nul Vessels Equipped with New Filter to Prevent Emissions

Shipping emissions are a serious threat to human health. Therefore, Jan De Nul is fitting its new vessels with a state-of-the-art filter system, which processes exhaust gases and prevents nanoparticle emissions. This article explains the technology (with video).

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Acta Marine Takes Delivery of Walk-to-Work Vessel Acta Centaurus

April 30, 2019
Acta Marine Takes Delivery of Walk-to-Work Vessel Acta Centaurus

Building on the experience with the first Ulstein Walk-to-Work construction support vessel the Acta Auriga, the yard has now delivered its sister vessel, the Acta Centaurus.

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