Havfram Wind has introduced that it has ordered a second “state-of-the-art” Wind Turbine Set up Vessel (WTIV).
The WTIV is the primary optionally available vessel within the current shipbuilding contract with CIMC Raffles and its design will likely be comparable in design to the primary GustoMSC NG20000X Jack-Up vessel at present underneath development, Havfram outlined.
The corporate stated the newest battery hybrid drive prepare expertise is included within the design to considerably scale back carbon emissions per put in megawatts (MW) of offshore wind capability. Supply is anticipated in late fourth quarter 2025.
The NG20000X vessel has the aptitude of putting in offshore wind generators with a rotor diameter of greater than 300 meters, in addition to XXL monopiles weighing as much as 3,000 tons at water depths of as much as 70 meters, the assertion reads. Capacities have been optimized for prime variable deck load and the acute elevate heights anticipated over the following decade, Havfram famous, including that the crane has a lifting capability of three,250 tons.
“The choice to order a second NG20000X Jack-Up vessel with CIMC Raffles relies on the great established cooperation with the shipyard and a number of other commitments with main offshore wind builders. As beforehand introduced, we’ve signed a contract with Ørsted to put in wind generators at their Hornsea 3 mission, beginning in autumn of 2026,” Even Larsen, CEO Havfram Wind, commented.
“Vattenfall has appointed us as most well-liked provider for his or her Norfolk Tasks, beginning within the spring of 2027. Final week, we signed a most well-liked provider settlement with RWE for turbine set up help for his or her Nordseecluster mission, commencing in the summertime of 2026,” Larsen stated.
“Globally, we expertise a steadily rising demand for offshore wind capability. On the similar time, developments inside wind turbine expertise trigger bigger wind turbine elements and require due to this fact bigger Wind Turbine Set up vessels,” provides Martin Degen, Industrial Director and Vice President of Havfram Wind.
“Our fleet will likely be able to assembly the necessities and challenges of the fast-growing offshore wind market and we’re assured that our skilled workforce will ship the very best service to purchasers worldwide,” Degen added.
“We’re happy to agency our current settlement with this second vessel for Havfram Wind and are proud to be a companion for the event of Havfram`s offshore wind enterprise. As a world main offshore gear EPC contractor, we’re assured that we’ll meet Havfram Wind`s highest calls for for high quality,” Jonathan Wang Jianzhong, CEO & President of CIMC Raffles Group, stated.
“As well as, I consider that our cooperation with Havfram Wind will contribute vastly to the offshore wind trade and the worldwide power transition,” he added.
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