Fred Olsen acquires offshore wind vessel

Fred Olsen acquires offshore wind vessel

Fred Olsen Windcarrier has bought 51% ownership of 2012-built offshore wind transport & installation vessel Seafox 5 from Seafox.

The other 49% stake in the vessel, worth around €188.3m ($213.75m), is owned by Singapore’s Keppel Offshore and Marine. The vessel will come under Fred Olsen’s commercial, technical and administrative management, as part of its fleet.

Seafox 5 is a multi purpose jack-up construction vessel and grows the Fred Olsen Windcarrier offshore wind fleet to three. It also owns seven crew transport vessels.

Grant Rowles

Grant spent nine years at Informa Group based in London, Sydney, Hong Kong and Singapore. He gained strong management experience in publishing, conferences and awards schemes in the shipping and legal areas, working on a number of titles including Lloyd's List. In 2009 Grant joined Seatrade responsible for the commercial development of Seatrade’s Asia products. In 2012, with Sam Chambers, he co-founded Asia Shipping Media.

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