Windmill carrier: The industry needs to specialize

The offshore windmill carrier industry needs to start specializing in the same way that the oil and gas industry has done, says CEO Thorsten Jalk, DBB Jack-Up Services.

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The growing supply of vessels for offshore windmill installations, which according to A2Sea will lead to "an unprecedented loss of momentum" with significant overcapacity, won't have the same impact on companies that have opted to bet on maintenance and servicing of windmills, employing smaller ships, says CEO Thorsten Jalk, DBB Jack-Up Services, whose main shareholder is private equity fund Odin Equity Partner.

He believes that windmill carriers will necessarily have to become specialized in their various segments.

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