The Moray East Offshore Wind project gathers pace

Back in May 2019, we announced our contract with Vestas for the transport and installation of one hundred V164-9.5MW wind turbines for the Moray East offshore windfarm project in Scotland. Having now successfully completed several of the first installations, we…

Righting the balance – bringing more women aboard

The maritime industry is, and always has been, strongly male dominated. In fact, right now women only represent two percent of the world’s 1.2 million seafarers, 94 percent of which are working in the cruise industry. Recently, the IMO has…

Lifting our people, our partners, and our planet

This year, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier (FOWIC) has published a report that tracks our progress across Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) issues. This is central to our operations and serves as an invaluable guide to ensure that we continuing to make…

Blue Tern installs final turbine at Trianel Windpark Borkum II

Sunday 17 May 2020 marked the final turbine installation at TWB II. The last big components were installed Saturday, and final bolt and nut Sunday early morning. Klaus Horstick, Commercial Director of Trianel Windkraftwerk Borkum II GmbH & Co. KG: …

Tyne and Guinevere gas platforms now removed

During the second week of January 2020, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier’s jack-up vessel Blue Tern, successfully completed the offshore works related to decommissioning of two gas platforms for Perenco UK Limited. The work was done at the Tyne and Guinevere installations…