Published: 19 March 2021 19 March 2021
Kongsberg Maritime has signed a contract with American shipbuilder Keppel AmFELS. The agreement will see Kongsberg Maritime (KM) supply a technology package for a new wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), which Keppel is constructing for the US-based energy provider Dominion Energy.
KM will supply its an integrated solution for wind turbine installation vessels which combines KM’s motion control, propulsion and dynamic positioning functionalities. Kongsberg Maritime thrusters will be used for transit, manoeuvring and dynamic positioning, with power supplied by six Bergen diesel engines. Mooring and line handling is facilitated by a KM deck machinery package. Monitoring and control of the KM components will be managed by a K-Chief 700 marine automation system, and the delivery also includes a telecommunications package. The electrical system will use KM’s Energy Solutions.