Singapore’s PaxOcean has delivered a wind turbine installation vessel to Japan’s Penta–Ocean Construction in Batam, Indonesia. 


The vessel is a GustoMSC GJ-9800C design and has a length of 123 m, width of 45 m and depth of 10 m. It features a Huisman heavy lift crane with a boom length of 130 m and a lifting capacity of 1,600 tonnes, with a main hook height of 143 m above deck.

In addition, it is equipped with an advanced continuous jacking system, four closed circular legs measuring 92.5 m and Kongsberg’s dynamic positioning system (DP2).

Penta-Ocean will use for the vessel to support the expansion of the Japanese offshore wind energy industry. Takuzo Shimizu, president and ceo of Penta-Ocean, said: “The vessel CP-16001, the second vessel for Penta-Ocean, will start operating this November at the wind farm project in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka Prefecture, Japan. Thereafter, several large wind farm projects will start in Japan from 2027 onwards.”