News in Brief

Formosa 1: Asian project takes shape

A2SEA has management of the vessel M/V TORBEN. On 1 June, A2SEA crew went on board and the vessel is now loaded with the two foundations. Installation expected to start at the end of this week. The vessel is currently in Taipei. Upon installation of the two foundations, M/V TORBEN will sail to Kaohsiung on the... Read more »

Halfway on Gode Wind 2+1 OWF

Early morning 4 February 2016, SEA CHALLENGER successfully completed installation of the 49th turbine at the Gode Wind 2+1 Offshore Wind Farm. More than half of the 97 6MW Siemens Wind Power turbines have thereby been installed. “This a great achievement. On behalf of the project team, I would like to thank our crew, DONG... Read more »

A2SEA supports struggle against extreme poverty

In week 5, Denmark raises money for the world’s poorest and less fortunate. The fundraising campaign is called “Danmarksindsamlingen”. A2SEA supports the campaign as part of the company’s Corporate Social Responsibility Strategy. This year, focus of the campaign is to raise money to support the struggle against extreme poverty. “In Denmark, we are very fortunate... Read more »

A2SEA: Health & Safety finalist

For the second year in a row, A2SEA has been nominated finalist at the Renewable UK Health & Safety Award 2016. Voting closes on 26 January 2016. Under the headline “Zero Harm Mobilisation – Centralised Control Strengthens Supplier Safety”, A2SEA encourages and inspires other, smaller or less experienced supply chain participants in safety mobilisations. Vessel mobilisations... Read more »

Formosa 1 in planning

A2SEA is currently planning the installation of two foundations and two Siemens 4MW turbines on the Taiwanese project Formosa 1. The installation will start in June 2016. The foundations and turbines will be installed by M/V TORBEN, formerly known as Friedrich Ernestine. A2SEA is operating the vessel under a Bareboat charter with a team of... Read more »

Donations as Christmas gift from A2SEA

A2SEA wishes everyone a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year by donating money to three Childrens’ hospitals in Denmark, Germany and the UK respectively. Donations in Denmark Donation for H.C. Andersen’s Children’s Hospital, Tryllebjerget (the Magic Mountain), Denmark – read more here H.C. Andersen’s Children’s Hospital performs diagnostics and treatment of all child related... Read more »

SEA WORKER comes loose of moorings in the Harbour of Grenaa

Due to heavy wind today, Sunday 22 November 2015, SEA WORKER came loose from her moorings in the Harbour of Grenaa, Denmark. SEA WORKER drifted and collided with the ferry Stena Nautica, also moored in the harbour. SEA WORKER was secured by lowering the legs into the seabed and a tug boat was immediately send for.... Read more »

A2SEA supports Knæk Cancer 2015

A2SEA supports the Danish Campaign “Knæk Cancer” / “Stop Cancer”. Knæk Cancer / Stop Cancer is a fundraising show arranged by The Danish Cancer Society and the national TV channel “TV2”. On Saturday 24 October, TV2 will air a fundraising show to collect money for the struggle against cancer. Last year, the fundraising show collected a total... Read more »

First turbine on Gode Wind

On Saturday 8 August, SEA CHALLENGER installed the first turbine on DONG Energy’s Gode Wind Offshore Wind Farm in the German part of the North Sea. The installation went according to plan and SEA CHALLENGER will continue to install the rest of the 97 Siemens 6MW turbines. The vessel carries 4 turbines at a time... Read more »

SEA CHALLENGER loading for Gode Wind

With a new helideck fully mounted, SEA CHALLENGER is now ready for the first loadout for Gode Wind Offshore Wind Farm for DONG Energy. SEA CHALLENGER is currently loading the first batch of 6MW turbines in Esbjerg. The vessel can carry four Siemens 6MW turbines at a time. Gode Wind consists of 97 Siemens 6MW turbines,... Read more »