Brave Tern ready for Block Island Offshore Wind Farm

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up installation vessel Brave Tern has successfully mobilised for the Block Island Offshore Wind Farm project in Esbjerg, Denmark. Mobilisation included welding of large steel structures on deck to elevate and support the nacelles for the planned…

Fred. Olsen Ocean AS and Shoreline AS simulate best O&M solution for...

An operations and maintenance (O&M) logistics study by Norwegian software simulation experts Shoreline, for Fred. Olsen Ocean, has found the use of an offshore accommodation platform combined with fast in-field vessels will be key to maximising efficiencies for large, far-from-shore…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier A/S welcomes new Managing Director

Casper Toft, who comes from the position of Sales Director for MHI Vestas Offshore, has this week joined Fred. Olsen Windcarrier A/S to head up the CTV business out of Fredercia, Denmark. “I am very excited to join the Fred. Olsen…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier wins first UK installation contract

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has been awarded a transport and installation contract for installation of Siemens 7MW turbines at the Hornsea Project One Offshore Wind Farm, developed by DONG Energy Wind Power. Approximately half of the 174 turbines are expected to…

Brave Tern successfully upgraded

Brave Tern, one of Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s two specialist jack-up vessels, has this week been successfully upgraded. The modifications were executed at Franklin Offshore, in Rotterdam, by Franklin Offshore and SRC Group AS. The upgrades include extending the jacking legs…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier wins EnBW Hohe See contract

Siemens AG has awarded Fred. Olsen Windcarrier transport and installation services at the EnBW Hohe See wind farm for their 7MW wind turbines. EnBW Hohe See is located 90km from shore in the German Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ), in close…

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier host media day on board Brave Tern

This week, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier hosted a party of journalists on board jack-up installation vessel Brave Tern to show off the nearly-completed vessel modifications. Industry journalists were invited on board and given a presentation by Head of Commercial and Projects…