Maersk Supply Service partners with Vestas

The Maersk offshore shipping company wants a larger share of the wind market and has now partnered with Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas.

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Maersk Supply Service is looking to get a larger share of the wind market and is entering a new partnership with turbine manufacturer Vestas to reduce logistics and installation costs.

The two companies have partnered on a new wind venture, according to a press release. The project will involve developing a crane which can handle large offshore wind turbines installed at sea. A prototype is expected to be ready in 2019, while a finished model is first expected in 2 - 3 years. The project has received DKK 47 million in funding from the Danish Ministry for the Climate and Energy.

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