Wind Energy – Hybrid Powered
The first steel has been cut for Integrated Wind Solutions second Construction Service Operation Vessel at the China Merchants Heavy Industry facility in Jiangsu, China.
The ceremony held 1st of March 2022 marks another major milestone in bringing the series of IWS Fleet’s offshore wind service vessels into the offshore wind market.
The vessel will be named IWS Windwalker, and the steel cutting was conducted 10 days ahead of the initial project plan.
The first vessel of the class, IWS Skywalker, had its steel cutting conducted 14th of January 2022, in accordance with its separate project plan.
The hybrid powered IWS Windwalker is the second vessel in the IWS Fleet’s Skywalker class and is designed specifically to support commissioning works during the construction of wind farms, as well as supporting operations and maintenance during the lifetime of offshore wind farms, bottom fixed and floating.