Look up there! It’s a bird, it’s a plane…no, it’s a ship?!

Yes, that's right, it's a ship [a self-propelled DP2 jack-up, heavy lift ship to be precise].  For the uninitiated, it could look like the Empire's AT-AT landing craft on the ice planet of Hoth from Star Wars (I know, super nerd). However, what you're looking at here is Keppel Corp's innovative concept platform to service a variety of offshore activities, particularly the … [Read more...]

Seafox 5 Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Set For Early Delivery

Keppel FELS is set to deliver the world's largest multi-purpose offshore wind turbine installer ahead of schedule to Seafox Group, the Singaporean shipbuilder said late last week. Named Seafox 5, the new-generation offshore wind turbine installation vessel is designed to withstand the harsh conditions all year round in the North Sea and water depths up to 65 meters. "As … [Read more...]

SEAFOX 5 offshore wind turbine installation vessel lands first job

Keppel FELS has announced Tuesday that its new multi-purpose self-elevating platform (MPSEP), SEAFOX 5, has secured its first job in offshore wind market in a contract with joint-venture Aarsleff Bilfinger Berger (ABJV) Dan Tysk.  The SEAFOX 5, owned and managed with the Seafox Group, will be deployed for foundation works at DanTysk in the German Sector of the North Sea, … [Read more...]

Wind Turbine Installation Vessel Taken to New Depths

Image Source: Keppel Corporation The offshore wind energy sector is set to make waves in the launch of a new, environmentally friendly vessel. Keppel FELS Limited's multi-purpose self-elevating platform (MPSEP) design has been chosen by the Seafox Group as the basis for a new-generation wind turbine installation vessel, made possible through the joint venture of Keppel FELS … [Read more...]