A proud shipping heritage building a sustainable future
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier provides efficient and cost-effective transport, installation and service solutions to support you across every stage of the wind farm lifecycle. We are committed to the future of offshore wind energy, supplying industry-leading expertise, solutions and hardware to help you establish tomorrow’s offshore wind gigaparks.
Part of the Fred. Olsen family
We are a subsidiary of Fred. Olsen Ocean, carrying on a tradition dating from 1848 when the Fred. Olsen family first entered the shipping business. Together, the Fred. Olsen related companies provide you with an integrated solution for offshore wind. Fred. Olsen Ocean is wholly owned by the Norwegian stock listed company Bonheur ASA, which is managed by Fred. Olsen & Co and controlled by the Fred. Olsen family.
Harnessing more than 170 years of marine expertise
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier was established in 2008 to meet the increasing demand for offshore wind installation ships with the capability to transport and install next-generation wind turbines, as well as superior facilities for crews and teams. With more than 1500 employees and a first-class fleet of jack-up vessels, we can supply you with experienced crews and technical manpower, as well as expert project management, engineering and HSEQ services.
We have offices in Oslo, Norway; Fredericia, Denmark; Hamburg, Germany and Taipei, Taiwan
There is a future where every coastal nation harnesses
offshore wind, the sustainability movement leads the
way, and we are one of the visionaries supporting the
quest to establish tomorrow’s offshore wind gigaparks.
It’s more than wind and sea. It’s power for people, and
we can pass it on to the next generation. That future is
Deliver precise marine operations while preparing
& building teams and assets to support key, global
partners with installation & maintenance of offshore
wind gigaparks – heavier, higher and faster.
At Fred. Olsen Windcarrier, we are
curious, engaged and connected.
- We think new with our partners
- We know and respect our colleagues
- We make healthy decisions at all levels
Read our latest CSR Report.
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier values its membership and associations with the following organisations:
WindEurope (previously EWEA) is the voice of the wind industry, actively promoting wind power in Europe and worldwide. It has over 600 members, active in over 50 countries, including wind turbine manufacturers with a leading share of the world wind power market, plus component suppliers, research institutes, national wind and renewables associations, developers, contractors, electricity providers, finance and insurance companies, and consultants.
Established in December 2016, the Asia Wind Energy Association is the leading industry association for the wind energy sector in Asia-Pacific.
The Asia Wind Energy Association acts as the regional platform for all wind power industry stakeholders to collectively promote the best interests of the wind power sector.
RenewableUK is the UKs leading not for profit renewable energy trade association. Our vision is for renewable energy to play a leading role in powering the UK.
The East of England Energy Group (EEEGR) is the industry association for energy in the East of England, representing over 400 members across the supply chain. EEEGR are a non-profit, business-led group committed to the sustained development of the energy sector in the East of England and the continued success of our members.
Norwegian Energy Partners (NORWEP), previously INTPOW and INTSOK, is an effective vehicle for promoting the Norwegian offshore and energy industry’s capabilities to key clients in overseas markets and providing market information to its partners. The focus on global opportunities is increasing, not only amongst large Norwegian companies but also amongst small and medium-sized enterprises.
Sellihca is a supplier register and pre-qualification system used by the Nordic utilities to manage supplier information and risk within the supply chain as well as to procure efficiently in accordance with EU regulations. With over 4200 qualified suppliers delivering a wide selection of product and services, Sellihca provides a fair, open and transparent means of selecting suppliers.
Achilles creates and manages a global network of collaborative industry communities, allowing trading partners to share high quality, structured, real-time data. It is an independent partner providing validated data and insightful analytics to enable buyers to manage risk, and suppliers to increase market reach in their sector.
The International Marine Contractors Association (IMCA) is a leading trade association representing the vast majority of contractors and the associated supply chain in the offshore marine construction industry worldwide. The IMCA has a membership of around 1,000 companies including contractors, suppliers, oil & gas companies, marine renewable energy companies and numerous non-governmental organisations (NGOs).
The Renewable Energy Hamburg Cluster is a key regional sector network for the Hamburg city region. The cluster was founded in January 2011 by the Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg and association for the development of the Renewable Energy Cluster in Hamburg. The cluster itself networks with other regions in Germany, Europe and the world. For this reason, it has become a member, among others, of the International Cleantech Network (ICN), a global association of clusters for green technologies.
WAB – the Wind Energy Agency is the network of the wind energy industry in Germany‘s northwest region and serves as a nationwide contact for the offshore wind industry. Since 2002, more than 350 German companies and institutes have become members of WAB; they cover all areas of the wind energy industry, from research and production to installation and maintenance.