DONG Energy Declares Option for Second Wind Farm Service Vessel

DONG Energy has declared option for a second wind turbine Service Operation Vessel with Norwegian-based shipping company Østensjø Rederi requiring the construction of a newbuild vessel. The newbuild will be sister vessel to the SOV awarded by Dong Energy last year and will function as a mother ship for wind turbine technicians servicing the Hornsea Project One wind farm … [Read more...]

New Offshore Vessel ‘Edda Freya’ Powered by Lithium Ion Battery

Norwegian marine services group Østensjø Rederi AS has christened their new offshore construction vessel, Edda Freya, featuring a hybrid diesel-electric system powered in part by a lithium ion battery. The new vessel was designed and built for the Greater North Sea market and utilizes the environmentally friendly Corvus Energy ESS (Energy Storage System). The subsea … [Read more...]

Wärtsilä Dual Fuel Engines to Power New Tugs for Østensjø Rederi

Finnish engine manufacturer Wärtsilä reports today three new escort tugs under construction for Norwegian tug operator Østensjø Rederi will feature their company's dual-fuel (DF) engines integrated with a customized gas storage and supply system. The tugs have been designed by Vancouver-based naval architecture firm Robert Allan Ltd and feature two 6-cylinder Wärtsilä 34DF … [Read more...]

Edda Ferd, Østensjø Rederi’s Lithium Powered OSV

This ain’t no Prius. The newest addition to Haugesund-based Østensjø Rederi's fleet carries a very unique hybrid power system based around a matrix of sophisticated lithium batteries from Vancouver-based Corvus Energy.  Built at Astilleros Gondan in Spain in 2012 and delivered to Østensjø Rederi in 2013, Edda Ferd is an example of the new breed of highly efficient offshore … [Read more...]