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Danish wind mill ships have crucial advantage

Danish-operated installation vessels installing offshore wind mills are globally recognized as being among the companies with the biggest and longest experience in the business, says Sune Strøm, economist at the Danish Wind Industry Association, to the Danish Maritime Officers.

Over the next eight years, approximately 3000 offshore wind mills will be installed in European waters. And Danish-operated installation vessels that install offshore wind mills are globally recognized as being among the companies with the biggest and longest experience in the business, says Sune Strøm, economist at the Danish Wind Industry Association, to the Danish Maritime Officers website.

"A crucial factor is how many towers, nacelles, and wings the installation vessels can carry at a time, how efficiently they work, and the degree to which the vessels can operate in rough weather. And of course its clear that the commanding officers of the vessel are crucial when it comes to following schedules and working according to plan," says Sune Strøm, adding that the safety level of the offshore wind mill industry is extremely high, the responsibility of which also lies with the ship officers:

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