Tag Archive for O&M

Van Oord secures 4-year O&M contract with Vattenfall

Swedish energy company Vattenfall has awarded Van Oord a 4-year Operations & Maintenance (O&M) contract, with the option for one more year. The contract includes planned and unplanned maintenance campaigns for approximately 600 Vattenfall wind turbine generators (WTGs). Working through its MPI Offshore organisation, Van Oord will provide jack-up and associated lifting services for main…

IX Wind’s O&M simulation software selected for Japanese OWF

Dutch consultancy IX Wind has been selected by an undisclosed developer for analysing and planning O&M costs and strategies for an offshore wind project in Japan. The company will use its O&M simulation software SOMOS7. IX Wind is focused on due diligence and techno-e economic consultancy. The company developed the SOMOS7 (Strategic Operation and Maintenance Optimization…

MHI Vestas receives new Service Operation Vessel

On Wednesday 4 September, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind’s new Service Operation Vessel (SOV) ESVAGT Albert Betz was christened in the Eemshaven. The new vessel will be servicing the German offshore wind farm Deutsche Bucht for the next 15 years. The SOV ESVAGT Albert Betz was built by ESVAGT. It is the second delivered to MHI…

Kenz Figee designs innovative up-tower crane

Kenz Figee has designed and built a new innovative up-tower crane for LiftWerx, a Canadian specialist in alternative lifting solutions for wind turbine corrective repairs. The new crane, the GenHookTM , is designed to perform major corrective repairs in wind turbine nacelles. The Dutch supplier and service provider of tailor-made cranes and lifting solutions worked…