Jan De Nul is selling its jack-up installation vessel Taillevent.

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The sale includes the vessel only, with the crew deployed to other Jan De Nul vessels. “The decision to sell is a result of the rapid change in future offshore wind component sizes, requiring larger and custom-designed installation vessels during construction,” said Jan De Nul.

“Jan De Nul Group has positioned itself for next generation offshore wind, with new vessels under construction including the Voltaire, the world’s tallest jack-up vessel, and the floating installation vessel Les Alizés for heavier components, as well as an extension of the cable-laying fleet with the acquisition of the Connector.”

The company added that other newbuild projects are currently being evaluated to further enhance its fleet of installation vessels.