Dong Energy Orders Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

14 July 2010 (Last Updated July 14th, 2010 18:30)

Dong Energy's subsidiary A2SEA has ordered a DKK820m ($139m) vessel from Cosco Shipyard Group specially designed for the installation of offshore wind turbines. The Sea Installer will be able to carry between eight and ten wind turbines simultaneously and will operate at depths of

Dong Energy's subsidiary A2SEA has ordered a DKK820m ($139m) vessel from Cosco Shipyard Group specially designed for the installation of offshore wind turbines.

The Sea Installer will be able to carry between eight and ten wind turbines simultaneously and will operate at depths of up to 45m, Dong Energy said.

The ship is scheduled to be delivered in the second half of 2012.