Windfarm projects

Read about recent wind-farm projects where our shipbroking services have made a real difference.

Charter of 50tbp Shallow Draft Anchor Handling Tug – 2012

In Autumn 2012 DSB chartered ‘Andre B’, a 50tbp shallow draft Anchor Handling tug, to support the Jackup barge Odin at various Offshore Windfarms in the Irish Sea. The tug has a length of 31.1m and a draft of 3.6m. Her deck equipment comprises of a double drum towing/AH winch of 40t hold, 60t brake,… Read more »

Charter of Crew Transfer Vessels Thornton Bank Offshore Windfarm – 2011

Crew transfer vessel charter

In 2011 DSB chartered the crew transfer vessels ‘Maestro’ and ‘Deliverer’ to ‘Global Marine Systems’ for work at the Thornton Bank Offshore Windfarm in Belgium. The vessels were used for personnel transport between cable lay barge and turbines on site.

Charter of Landing Craft to Lincs Offshore Windfarm – 2011

Landing craft for sale

In 2011 DSB chartered the 29m landing craft ‘Yorkshire Lady’ to the Lincs Offshore Windfarm. It’s role was to land cable and also carry a 12t excavator. The vessel has a cargo deck area of 19m x 5m and a payload of 96t.

Charter of Crew Transfer Vessel to Barrow Offshore Windfarm – 2011

DSB Offshore supplied a 14m Blyth Workcat for work on the Barrow Offshore Windfarm, Spring 2011.   The vessel was used to repair the Transition Piece (TP) access ladders on all monopoles and the substation. Subsequently the catamaran was used in the cleaning of the 25 monopoles. Pressure washer cleaning removes marine growth, seaweed, barnacles and… Read more »

Charter of Multicat for Sheringham Shoal Offshore Windfarm – 2010

Multicat charter

In 2010 DSB chartered the Multicat Forth Fighter for work at the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Windfarm. The vessel was used for cable burial support in strong tidal conditions. Forth Fighter has dimensions 23.5 x 7.5m with a draft of 1.5m and a 65tm hydraulic effer crane.

Greater Gabbard Offshore Windfarm, Vessel Spread – 2010

DSB Offshore supplied a vessel spread to support cable barges AMT Discoverer for cable laying for the Greater Gabbard Offshore Windfarm. The spread consisted of: Amstelstroom, anchor handling tug (AHT) BOA Mighty, anchor handling tug (AHT) for towage and support of cablelay barge

Charter of ‘Fleur de Lys’ as bird survey vessel – 2009

Charter of bird survey vessel

In 2009 DSB chartered the vessel ‘Fleur de Lys’ on a multi year contract as a bird survey vessel for work on offshore windfarms, East Coast Scotland. The Fleur de Lys is ideally suited to this type of survey work as she has a service speed of 13.5 knots and an observation platform more than… Read more »

London Array survey jackup spread – Thames Estuary – 2009

Survey jack up vessel spread

DSB Offshore supplied the jackup Odin and supporting anchor handling tugs for survey work on the London Array offshore windfarm in the Thames Estuary, September 2009. The vessel spread provided by DSB consisted of the following: Odin, jackup barge, with 300t crane Wolf, 46 tbp Voith Schneider, anchor handling tug Arion, 34 tbp voith Schneider,… Read more »

Lynn and Inner Dowsing Windfarm cable repair, East Coast UK – 2009

Vessel spread: Stemat Oslo (crane barge), Neptune Mariner (AHT) and Nova K DSB Offshore supplied a wind farm vessel spread to Centrica’s Lynn and Inner Dowsing offshore windfarm from February through to summer 2009. The vessel spread consisted of: Stemat Oslo – four point mooring crane barge vessel equipped with Liebherr crane with a 60m… Read more »

North Hoyle Offshore Windfarm, Vessel Spread – 2003

The first of the UK’s Round 1 offshore wind farms, North Hoyle is situated in Liverpool Bay. The majority of the offshore construction work was carried out during 2003, with the wind farm commencing operation at the end of the year. The offshore work was carried out by The North Hoyle Consortium, a comprising of… Read more »