Seaway 7 Launches Production on New Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Seaway 7’s steel cutting ceremony has taken place for its next-generation wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) at the China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) facility in Jiangsu, China. The ceremony marks the first major milestone in bringing its GustoMSC NG-14000XL-G jack-up … Read More

Keppel AmFELS Constructing Jones Act-Compliant Offshore WTIV

Keppel AmFELS, says it is currently constructing the first-ever Jones Act-compliant offshore wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), a key vessel for the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry, which will be built to ABS Class. The 472-foot vessel is … Read More

Exclusive: CIMC to build next-gen wind installation vessel for OIM

Norway-based OIM Wind, together with its financial partners, has signed an EPC contract with the CIMC Yantai Raffles Offshore shipyard in China for the construction of an installation vessel capable of installing giant next-generation offshore wind turbines. The vessel, currently … Read More

Ulstein designs hydrogen hybrid wind turbine installation vessel

Norwegian shipbuilder and ship designer Ulstein has unveiled a new hydrogen hybrid wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) design – the ULSTEIN J102. Source: Ulstein According to Ulstein, the jack-up can operate 75 per cent of the time in zero-emission mode. … Read More