Korean shipbuilder Hanwha Ocean celebrated on 3rd of June a milestone with the successful completion of the key event for launching the Wind Maker, the new Wind Turbine Installation Vessel (WTIV) ordered by Cadeler Inc.

The vessel is an NG-16000X design by Gusto MSC and includes a 2,600 Ton Leg Encircling Crane from Huisman Equipment B.V. of the Netherlands.

The Jack-up is designed to efficiently install turbines with capacities of up to 20 megawatts at water depths reaching up to 65 meters, with the flexibility to operate using either liquefied natural gas (LNG) or Ammonia as alternate fuels.

Mr. Philippe Levy, CEO Offshore business at Hanwha Ocean, firmly believes after the successful launching to deliver the Wind Maker to Cadeler on time.

Source: Hanwha Ocean