Jack-Up Vessel Upgrade


CLIENT: Fred Olsen

Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS provides tailored services for transport, installation, and maintenance of offshore wind parks. The company offers a solution and an offshore facility for operations and maintenance. It offers structural design, fabrication and installation, geotechnical and jack-up operations, heavy lifting operations, load planning and deck layout optimization, marine analysis including transit planning, stability and vessel motion analysis, weather downtime predictions, and computer assisted drawing and simulations. The company was incorporated in 2005 and is based in Oslo, Norway with additional offices in Fredericia, Denmark; Suffolk, the United Kingdom; Hamburg, Germany; and Pieta, Malta. Fred. Olsen Windcarrier AS operates as a subsidiary of First Olsen Ltd.


LOCATION: Rotterdam, The Netherlands

Firefly Orbital Welding & Cutting


Franklin Offshore Europe is the largest business unit within the Franklin Offshore Group with a prime location in Rotterdam, the largest port in Europe. Franklin’s facilities include a 42,000 square metre yard, 340 metres quayside length and 27,500 square metres of workshop floor. Franklin Offshore Europe offers a one-stop-shop combining mooring possibilities with delivery of products, services and logistics.

Firefly was awarded a contract by Franklin Offshore to complete the cutting, bevelling and welding of the leg extensions on Fred Olsen’s Bold Tern Windcarrier vessel. Firefly also worked on the sister ship, Brave Tern for Lloyd Werft in Bremerhaven, Germany.