Maersk Supply Service has developed an installation concept that combines a new WTIV design with a patented load transfer system. The WTIV jack-up vessel is designed to remain in operation while feeder barges and tugboats transport turbine components from the port to the wind farm.
NOV to supply key equipment for Maersk’s first wind turbine installation vessel
Sembcorp Marine Ltd orders equipment packages from our Marine and Construction business unit
NOV has received contracts from Sembcorp Marine Ltd to supply equipment for the wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) it is building for Maersk Supply Service. The equipment order is an important milestone for NOV’s Marine and Construction business unit as NOV-BLM will supply the rack and pinion jacking systems and the load transfer system while NOV Heavy Lift will deliver the GustoMSC designed heavy lift crane. This order enables Marine and Construction to support Maersk in streamlining its offshore operations.
We are proud to be able to support Maersk in entering the wind installation market. With the growing demand, there is a need for capable installation equipment. This is a great opportunity for our Marine and Construction business unit.
Nils van Nood
VP of Business Development, Marine and Construction
Empire Wind, a joint venture between Equinor and bp, has chartered the vessel to install the turbines at the Empire 1 and 2 wind farms offshore New York. The steel-cutting ceremony for the WTIV is set for Q4 2022 in Singapore. Delivery is expected in 2025.
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