Category: Windfarms

OFFSHORE WINDFARM A to Z

May 9, 2014 5:22 am Published by Leave your thoughts

“D for Dynamic positioning” – figures in a new A-Z guide to offshore wind turbine installation. The alphabetic tour takes us through some of the key companies, developments, innovations and challenges affecting vessels and other means of access to offshore wind projects, plus some of the organisations and agencies responsible for regulation. Read the rest of this entry »

JACKUPS PUSHING AHEAD

March 5, 2014 5:52 am Published by Leave your thoughts

The offshore jack-up vessel VIDAR is an important addition to the fleet of HOCHTIEF. The vessel was developed especially for construction and servicing of offshore wind farms as well as offshore oil and gas plants. The propulsion system consists of four SCHOTTEL Combi Drives electric azimuth thrusters and three SCHOTTEL Transverse Thrusters. It allows a transit speed of about 11 knots and precise maneuvering and positioning. Read the rest of this entry »