VIDEO: Ocean Charger marks a milestone

A Norwegian project seen as key to powering offshore wind vessels without using any energy sources outside the wind farm has reached another milestone. Called the Ocean Charger Concept, the project was awarded NOK 38 million through the Norwegian Government’s Green Platform Initiative in December 2022.

“We are carrying out the largest restructuring of the Norwegian economy ever,” said Norwegian Minister of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, Jan Christian Vestre at that time. “Everything will become...

Norwind and Navigare back at Vard for a fifth CSOV

Ålesund, Norway, headquartered Norwind Offshore and Copenhagen, Denmark, headquartered Navigare Capital Partners have signed a contract with Fincantieri’s Vard subsidiary for the design and construction of a customized commissioning service operations vessel (CSOV). They also have options for an additional two vessels

This is the fifth CSOV vessel that Norwind Offshore and Navigare Capital Partners have contracted with Vard since October 2021. In addition, the group has previously converted a...

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