Offshore Wind Farm vessels

Americans are now taking European jobs!

The first of 6 new CSOVs for Integrated Wind Solutions (IWS) was delivered from China Merchants Heavy Industry (Jiangsu) in Jan. 2024:


The second one, “Windwalker”, was delivered 26.March 2024:



Now on her way to Europe.

Another new CSOV is rready for launching at VARD Vung Tau. This one for Norwind Offshore, Ålesund:




Source: Norwind Offshore, Bygg nr. 949/951/952 ved Vard Brattvaag og bygg nr. 950 Vard Vung Tau, VARD 4 19 "Norwind Gale/Storm/Hurricane/Helm" | Page 3 | Norsk Skipsfarts Forum


The NR PREDIATOR on her endurance trials off the Needles, IoW. Another incredible CTV design by WMD and build by Diverse Marine.
Photo courtesy of Diverse Marine.

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Double launch, Sept. 2023. Photo via Ulstein

Now the first vessel has successfully completed its Offshore Equipment Acceptance Test (OEAT) at the ZPMC yard:

Video:

Video from the launch of Olympic Boreas:


The BOKALIFT 2 heading for the USA spotted outbound from Amsterdam navigating the Noordzeekanaal escorted by the Port Towage Amsterdam operated tugs SVITZER TEMPEST & TRITON
Photo: Jan Plug (c)

First vessel to successfully charge her batteries while connected directly to OWF grid at sea:

CSOV Rem Power: REM Offshore

Newbuilt JA compliant Cable layer on the way for the US OWF market:
https://www.oceannews.com/news/subsea-cable/kalypso-and-royal-ihc-partner-to-build-america-s-first-jones-act-compliant-clv

Looks like this design:


The ROLLDOCK STORM enroute from Esbjerg to the USA
Photo: Flying Focus Aerial Photography www.flyingfocus.nl ©

CSOV Windwalker has been named in Hanstholm, Denmark today:


Photo: IWS via NSF