Offshore wind references

Offshore wind references

Ulstein is well established in the Offshore Wind maritime industry. We have developed several vessels in this segment, including installation or decommissioning vessels for offshore wind farms (OWF) and Service Operation Vessels, and, additionally, several products for lifting and handling of wind equipment.

Vessel designs built

  • 'Siem Moxie' - Design of installation support vessel/service operations vessel, ULSTEIN SX163 - Siem Offshore (contracted 2012, delivery 2014)
  • 'Windea La Cour' - Design of service operations vessel, ULSTEIN SX175 - Bernhard Schulte Offshore (contracted 2015, delivery 2016)
  •  'Windea Leibniz' - Design of service operations vessel, ULSTEIN SX175 - Bernhard Schulte Offshore (contracted 2015, delivery 2017)
  • 'Acta TBN' - Design of Construction Support Vessel, ULSTEIN SX195 - Acta Marine (contracted 2017, delivery 2018)

Ship construction

  • 'Windea La Cour' - Construction of service operations vessel, ULSTEIN SX175 - Bernhard Schulte Offshore (contracted 2015, delivery 2016)
  • 'Windea Leibniz' - Construction of service operations vessel, ULSTEIN SX175 - Bernhard Schulte Offshore (contracted 2015, delivery 2017)
  • Acta TBN' - Design of Construction Support Vessel, ULSTEIN SX195 - Acta Marine (contracted 2017, delivery 2018)

Concept developments and designs

  • 2016: Foundation Installation Vessel (FIV) – unnamed client
  • 2016: Upgrade engineering support Scylla Jack-up - SeaJacks
  • 2015: Jack-up installation vessel 
  • 2014/2016: Subsea Rock Installation Vessel – Van Oord
  • 2013: Foundation Installation Vessel (FIV) - unnamed client
  • 2012: Foundation Installation Vessel (FIV) - SMIT        
  • 2012: Foundation Installation Vessel (FIV) - Saipem
  • 2012: Gravity Based Foundation installation vessel – Strabag
  • 2011: Turbine Installation Vessel (Windlifter) – SeaEnergy
  • 2011: Pre-piling Vessel / FIV - NorWind Installer
  • 2011: Single lift Wind Turbine Installation vessel – Strabag
  • 2011: F2F FlexMetMast - BMO Offshore
  • 2009: Turbine Installation Vessel (Windlifter) – RollDock
  • 2006: F2F (Floating to Fixed) installation - ENECO

Mission equipment

  • 2016: Fall Pipe tower - Engineering & Hardware delivery for Bravenes subsea rock installation vessel - Van Oord
  • 2016: bishment of Ulstein Pile Gripper Frame - Jan de Nul  
  • 2016: Delivery transition piece lifting tool - Seajacks                  
  • 2015: Concept study modular fall pipe tower - Tideway
  • 2015: 1000T transport frame -  Van Oord
  • 2014: 2x Pile Gripper Frames (PGFs) for Offshore Wind Force (OWF) - joint venture Boskalis Offshore and Volker Stevin Offshore
  • Pre 2014: One (1) pile up-end and one (1) lifting tool for Hochtief and GeoSea, installed on the jack-up Goliath  
  • Pre 2014: RolDock: Concept development of the turbine installation vessel Windlifter
  • Pre 2014: NorWind Installer: Concept development deck handling and pile upending equipment 

Engineering support

  • Motion analysis Pile handling
  • Monopile oscillations study
  • Feasibility study floating foundations
  • Hoisting & Mooring studies
  • Feasibility study high load under water skidding systems 

Power & Control equipment

  • Siem Moxie ICV/SOV vessel: Deliveries of drives, thruster engines and ULSTEIN IAS®, an integrated automation system, to monitor various processes and operations on board.
  • Windea La Cour/Windea Leibniz Service Operation Vessels: Two (2) ULSTEIN COM®, an integrated IP based communication system for marine applications, switchboards and motor control centres.

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