China-headquartered Ouyang Offshore has launched its newbuild wind turbine installation vessel, OuYang 1, at Dayang Offshore Equipment’s shipyard in Jiangsu, China.
Ouyang Offshore has also awarded Aqualis Offshore a contract to supervise the construction of a second wind turbine installation vessel, OuYang 2.
The newbuild is a four-legged, DP1-enabled, self-propelled installation vessel with a working depth of 50 m. It can house up to 75 people and is suitable for offshore wind turbine installation and maintenance work.
Chen Lin, deputy general manager at Ouyang Offshore, said: “We are very pleased with the launch of the OuYang 1 wind turbine installation vessel. It has been completed on time, at the right quality and on budget, with safe execution throughout the project.”
Aqualis Offshore supervised the construction of OuYang 1 and its on-site team ensured that all work was carried out in accordance with the contract specifications, as well as flag and class requirements.