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First turbine installed at Westermost Rough

SEA CHALLENGER proved her worth when on 14 August successfully installing the first Siemens 6MW turbine on the Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm in the UK. “Everything went according to plan and we installed the turbine as scheduled safely and on time,” said Master Brian Bendixen. CEO in A2SEA, Jens Frederik Hansen was also very... Read more »

SEA CHALLENGER fully loaded

On 4 August 2014, SEA CHALLENGER loaded the last components for the first batch for DONG Energy’s Westermost Rough Offshore Wind Farm in the UK. SEA CHALLENGER is scheduled to leave Esbjerg on 6 August and installation is expected to start this week. “It is a new generation of components and lifting gear with the Siemens 6MW turbine and... Read more »

SEA INSTALLER getting ready for Borkum Riffgrund 1

At the moment, SEA INSTALLER is mobilising for her next project Borkum Riffgrund 1. SEA INSTALLER finished the successful installation of 108 Siemens 3,6MW turbines in the beginning of June on West of Duddon Sand in the Irish Sea. Borkum Riffgrund 1 is situated in the German sector of the North Sea and owned by DONG... Read more »

A2SEA CEO bikes to Paris for a good cause

On 4 July 2014, CEO Jens Frederik Hansen began his approx. 1,400 kilometers long bike ride from Copenhagen to Paris. The bike race is called “Team Rynkeby” and the purpose is to collect money for children with cancer. “I have always had an interest in cycling. So, getting the opportunity to combine the social commitment and supporting a... Read more »

Celebrating SEA CHALLENGER

Wednesday 25 June 2014, A2SEA celebrates the new offshore installation vessel SEA CHALLENGER in Esbjerg. Mid May, SEA CHALLENGER arrived in Esbjerg. At the moment she is mobilising for the first project – installation of 35 Siemens 6MW turbines on DONG Energy’s project Westermost Rough. On Wednesday 25 June, members of the board of A2SEA... Read more »

Fire on board SEA GALE

On Tuesday 20 May 2014, fire broke out in the engine room on the crew vessel SEA GALE. SEA GALE is deployed at the Meerwind Offshore Wind Farm in the North Sea. Firefighters extinguished the fire and SEA GALE is now being towed to Hvide Sande Shipyard. No people or environment were injured and an... Read more »

SEA JACK’s last WTG on Gwynt y Môr

On 28 April 2014, SEA JACK installed her last turbine on Gwynt y Môr in the Irish Sea for RWE. SEA JACK has been working on Gwynt y Môr since last summer and has installed a total of 94 turbines. SEA WORKER will continue the installation work on the project which totals 160 Siemens 3,6MW... Read more »

SEA CHALLENGER on her way home

Tuesday 26 March, A2SEA’s second newbuilding SEA CHALLENGER – the sister vessel of SEA INSTALLER – began her journey to Denmark from the Chinese shipyard COSCO in Qidong. SEA CHALLENGER is expected to arrive in Denmark during May 2014. Upon arrival, she will be engaged in the Westermost Rough project during the summer of 2014.... Read more »

Danish Wind Industry Annual Event

26 – 27 March, A2SEA is participating at the Danish Wind Industry Annual Event 2014 taking place in Messecenter Herning, Denmark. A2SEA will have a small stand at the event, and we are looking forward to two great days of networking, meeting peers, suppliers and clients.

Record-breaking year for A2SEA

A2SEA has just published its annual accounts with a plus of 276,5 million DKK in 2013. The largest profit for the Danish offshore wind contractor ever in its 14 years history. “We secured a very large occupancy of our vessels in 2013 including our new vessel SEA INSTALLER operating throughout the entire year. This has... Read more »