Published: 03 April 2019 03 April 2019
Fred. Olsen Windcarrier has signed a long term time charter with Falcon Global for their jack-up vessel Jill. The jack-up vessel will be an integrated part of the Fred. Olsen Windcarrier jack-up fleet for offshore wind, where she will be under commercial management of Fred. Olsen Windcarrier.
She will be working out of Europe and mainly carry out O&M work in offshore wind. Jill´s first job in Europe will be suction bucket installation tests out of Frederikshavn in Denmark together with Universal Foundation scheduled to commence 2nd half of April. Jill is a smaller and lighter jack-up vessel than the existing Terns in the Fred. Olsen Windcarrier fleet. She is equipped with 102 m long legs, a rack and pinion hydraulic jacking system, a large cargo deck and in addition to her main crane, good crane coverage by her three auxiliary cranes. She was built to accommodate 132 persons in addition to crew, this will however be limited to a total of 80 persons in Europe. Jill is capable of transporting WTG components up to 5MW and can carry major components such as gearboxes, generators, transformers, blades and full drive trains for O&M jobs. Furthermore, all required lifting equipment can be supplied.