News in Brief

SEA CHALLENGER ready for Dudgeon

On Wednesday 4 January 2017, SEA CHALLENGER was fully loaded and awaiting departure from Hull. Ready to install the 67 Siemens 6MW turbines on Dudgeon from Statoil, Masdar and Statkraft. SEA CHALLENGER can carry four 6MW turbines at a time. The vessel has been accommodation vessel on the project since September 2016 and has gained a... Read more »

A2SEA donates money to sick children

Again this year, A2SEA donates money to sick children and hereby wishes everyone a merry Christmas and a happy new year. Donations go to three different Childrens’ hospitals in Denmark, Germany and the UK respectively. Donation in Denmark Donation for H.C. Andersen’s Children’s Hospital, Tryllebjerget (the Magic Mountain), Denmark – read more here Donation in Germany... Read more »

A2SEA nominated for international Health & Safety Award

Once again, A2SEA has been nominated for its efforts within Health & Safety. The “Work wise, think twice” campaign targeting injuries on the musculoskeletal system has been nominated for the “2017 Renewable Energy Health & Safety Award”. The winner will be announced on 23 January 2017. A2SEA launched the campaign in the spring of 2016... Read more »

Working Environment Award 2016

A2SEA has been nominated for the “Working Environment Award 2016” by the Working Environment Committee. The nomination is a result of the campaign “Work wise, think twice”, which addresses injuries on the musculoskeletal system. The winner will be announced on 24 November. In 2015, an analysis of occupational injuries and absence due to illness revealed... Read more »

A2SEA supports the struggle against cancer

Again this year, A2SEA supports the struggle against cancer through the national campaign “Knæk Cancer”. Week 43 is fundraising week for cancer research in Denmark. Every day, 43 Danish lives are lost to cancer. Today, approximately 256,000 people in Denmark live with the disease. As part of our Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, A2SEA supports the... Read more »

SEA CHALLENGER arrives at Dudgeon OWF

On 31 August, SEA CHALLENGER arrived and positioned herself at the Offshore Substation at the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm. She will act as accommodation vessel for the next approximately three months until installation of WTGs start in early 2017. During the last month, SEA CHALLENGER has been mobilising in Newcastle getting ready for her new temporary assignment as... Read more »

Formosa 1: Charter of M/V TORBEN has ended

On 15 August, the charter of M/V TORBEN ended without A2SEA being able to complete the installation of the Formosa 1 project, due to project delays and technical failure of equipment from the foundation contractor on board the vessel. For A2SEA, the extension options for the vessel was exhausted, and the project was not completed at the... Read more »

SEA INSTALLER ready for Burbo Bank Ext.

From the beginning of September, SEA INSTALLER will install the 32 MHI Vestas 8MW turbines on DONG Energy’s Burbo Bank Extension. The vessel is currently mobilising in Liverpool, preparing to handle the new large turbines. SEA INSTALLER and her crew are ready for the next assignment, which will be yet another “first-mover” project for A2SEA. For... Read more »

Offshore Wind Installer blog – winner of iPad Mini

Offshore Wind Istaller is A2SEA’s new blog, replacing th magazine A2SEA News. Subscribers signing up at Global Offshore Wind in Manchester had a chance to win an iPad Mini, and the winner was Makayla McGregor from WindEurope. Colleague Angel Raul received the price for her. Key Account Manager of A2SEA, Andy Reay presented the stand-in winner... Read more »

A2SEA News becomes Offshore Wind Installer

On 21 June, A2SEANews is changing its name to Offshore Wind Installer and going purely online, reflecting A2SEA’s renewed focus on its core business: The installation of offshore wind turbines, in which an unrivalled expertise has been built up over the years. Like A2SEANews, Offshore Wind Installer will bring informative articles about offshore wind farm construction with an... Read more »