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UK based MPI Offshore to head up foundations installation at Triton Knoll

03/10/2017

Triton Knoll has today confirmed UK-based MPI Offshore Ltd as preferred supplier for the transportation and installation of its offshore wind turbine foundations and offshore substations. (more…)

VOS Prelude and MPI Discovery Connecting Markets

21/04/2017

VOS Prelude supplies MPI Discovery at Rampion Offshore Wind Farm

MPI Offshore and Vroon Offshore Services recently collaborated to provide offshore services for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm off the south coast of England. In February, wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), MPI Discovery, and platform supply vessel (PSV), VOS Prime, operated side by side in the wind farm and at the end of March a second PSV, VOS Prelude, was chartered to perform supply duties to MPI Discovery. (more…)

MPI Discovery commences installation of WTGs at Rampion

13/03/2017

MPI is pleased to announce that our wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) MPI Discovery has commenced turbine installation of the MHI Vestas V112-3.45 offshore wind turbines at the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm off the south coast of England.
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VOS Prime AND MPI Discovery join forces off UK coast

09/02/2017

A display of the versatility of our offshore-support fleet took place last weekend, when VOS Prime, one of the company’s modern DP2 platform-supply vessels (PSV), undertook a supply run to wind-turbine-installation vessel, MPI Discovery. The operation took place in the Rampion Offshore Windfarm, situated off Brighton on the UK south coast, where MPI Discovery is at work until later this month. (more…)

MPI Adventure completes turbine installation works on Sandbank three months ahead of schedule

25/01/2017

We are pleased to announce that our wind turbine installation vessel MPI Adventure has installed 72 SWT-4.0-130 offshore wind turbines on the Sandbank offshore wind farm. The work was completed three months ahead of schedule, with MPI Adventure erecting six of these complete offshore wind turbines per cycle. (more…)

MPI Enterprise completes Nordergründe turbine installation campaign

21/12/2016

Following the successful installation of the foundations earlier this year, MPI is now pleased to announce that our wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) MPI Enterprise has completed the installation of 18 6.2M126 Senvion turbines at the Nordergründe offshore windfarm. (more…)

MPI Resolution contracted for a gearbox exchange on the Amrumbank West OWF

16/11/2016

MPI’s wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), MPI Resolution, has been contracted by E.ON Climate & Renewables for the first gearbox exchange on the Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm. The scope of work includes the exchange of a single gearbox, accommodation and supporting crane duties. Works are expected to be completed before the end of November 2016.
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MPI Discovery completes Rampion foundation installation campaign

15/11/2016

We are pleased to announce that our wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), MPI Discovery, has completed foundation installation works at the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm off the south coast of England. Working closely together with Swire Blue Ocean’s Pacific Orca, MPI Discovery installed the last foundation on 8 November. (more…)

MPI Resolution’s leg extensions completed

14/11/2016

Following our news article of 24 October 2016, we would like to announce that the leg extensions to MPI’s wind-turbine installation vessel (WTIV), MPI Resolution, are now in place, class approved and fully operational. The upgrade work took place over an intense 60-days conversion programme working 24/7.
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MPI Resolution’s leg extensions increase work capabilities

24/10/2016

MPI’s wind-turbine installation vessel (WTIV), MPI Resolution, is currently undergoing installation of leg extensions at the company’s Tees Offshore Base in Middlesbrough, UK. Following these modifications, MPI Resolution will be able to operate in water depths of up to 35m, depending upon the site-specific data. This represents a gain of up to 7m on the previous jacking capabilities of the vessel and substantially increases the operability as a result. (more…)

MPI and VOS – Partners all the way

23/09/2016

Looking for a partner to guide you throughout the entire lifecycle of your offshore projects? MPI and Vroon Offshore are the people to contact. (more…)

MPI Adventure installs the first offshore wind turbine on Sandbank

29/07/2016

We are pleased to announce that our Wind Turbine Installation Vessel MPI Adventure installed the first of 72 SWT-4.0-130 offshore wind turbines on the Sandbank offshore wind farm. MPI Adventure is capable of installing 6 of these complete offshore wind turbines per cycle. (more…)

MPI Discovery recommences Rampion foundation installation campaign

07/07/2016

We are pleased to announce that our wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV), MPI Discovery, has recommenced work at the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm off the south coast of England. Working closely together with Swire Blue Ocean’s Pacific Orca, MPI Discovery will continue with the installation of 116 monopile foundations during the second half of 2016. (more…)

Paul Gibson retires as MPI Chairman

07/07/2016

Thursday 30 June signalled not only the end of the month but also the end of an era, with the retirement of Paul Gibson from his position as MPI Chairman. Paul’s retirement marks a milestone in both our business and the offshore-wind industry as a whole. His reputation is second to none and we have been privileged to work with him and depend on his business-development skills since the turn of the Millennium.
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MPI and VOS attending 2016 RenewableUK Global Offshore Wind exhibition

21/06/2016

Representatives from MPI Offshore and Vroon Offshore Services are currently exhibiting at the RenewableUK Global Offshore Wind exhibition. The exhibition is taking place at Manchester Central today and tomorrow, Tuesday 21 and Wednesday 22 June. (more…)

Senvion contracts MPI Enterprise for turbine installation on Nordsee One

19/05/2016

MPI Offshore is pleased to announce that it has been awarded a contract to install wind turbines on the Nordsee One Offshore Wind Farm. In a short ceremony held earlier this week in Hamburg, the contract was signed by representatives from Senvion and MPI. (more…)

MPI Workboats commence contract with Statoil

11/04/2016

We are pleased to announce that MPI Workboats has been awarded two long-term contracts with Statoil on the Dudgeon Offshore Windfarm. MPI Napoleon and MPI Snowball will be providing crew-transfer support, with the first vessel having commenced her 18-month contract earlier this month. The second vessel will start a three-year contact later in 2016. (more…)

MPI Adventure contracted for commissioning works on the Sandbank OSS

30/03/2016

We are pleased to announce that MPI Adventure has been contracted to assist with the commissioning works on the offshore substation of the Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm. MPI Adventure will provide accommodation services, lifting operations and provision of supplies. (more…)

MPI Dulcinea commences contract with Siemens

17/03/2016

We are pleased to announce that MPI Dulcinea yesterday commenced a two-year contract with Siemens. The vessel will be working on the Teesside Wind Farm, operating from Hartlepool. (more…)

MPI Resolution contracted by RWE for removal of IJmuiden Met Mast

15/01/2016

MPI Offshore is pleased to announce wind-turbine-installation vessel (WTIV) MPI Resolution has been contracted by RWE for the removal of the IJmuiden Met Mast. (more…)

MPI Offshore and VOS attending EWEA 2015 in Paris

17/11/2015

Representatives from MPI Offshore and Vroon Offshore Services are participating in this week’s EWEA 2015 Annual Event, being held in Paris. The Event started today and will continue until Friday, 20 November. (more…)

MPI and VOS to attend the EWEA 2015 Annual Event in Paris

30/10/2015

Representatives from MPI and their colleagues of Vroon Offshore Services will be participating in the EWEA 2015 Annual Event in Paris, to be held from 17 – 20 November 2015. (more…)

VOS and MPI at Offshore Energy 2015

08/10/2015

Vroon Offshore Services and MPI Offshore will participate in the Offshore Energy 2015 Exhibition, to be held in the Amsterdam RAI conference centre on Tuesday 13 and Wednesday 14 October 2015. Our colleagues will also be attending the Offshore Wind Conference which takes place on Monday 12 October at the same location. (more…)

MPI Adventure installs final blade for Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm

11/09/2015

MPI Offshore is pleased to announce that earlier this week wind-turbine-installation vessel MPI Adventure installed the final blade of the 80-turbine Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm. (more…)

MPI Workboats steps up presence in Sheringham Shoal windfarm

01/09/2015

Following a successful first half to the year for MPI Workboats, the company has recently increased its presence on the Sheringham Shoal windfarm. The newest additions to the fleet –BV Class 22m vessels MPI Snowball and MPI Napoleon – have joined two of our 19m vessels for a return to this windfarm. Here we have secured a long-term crew-transfer vessel solution working for Scira Offshore during Operations and Maintenance for the next three years. (more…)

MPI Enterprise completes first charter at E.ON’s Amrumbank West Offshore Wind Farm

24/08/2015

MPI Offshore is pleased to announce that its wind-turbine-installation vessel MPI Enterprise has completed its first charter under MPI ownership. (more…)

MPI Workboats secures long-term contract with Siemens’ Westermeerwind Windfarm

05/08/2015

2015 has been a busy year so far for MPI Workboats (MPIW), with good utilisation across the fleet and some notable contract awards, involving new locations and unique projects.

Among the new contracts, the company has secured what we believe to be a first in the industry – a 15-year service charter for MPI Dorothea on the Westermeerwind Nearshore Windfarm. (more…)

MPI and VOS to attend the 2015 RenewableUK Global Offshore Wind exhibition

18/06/2015

Representatives from MPI Offshore, in accompaniment of representatives from Vroon Offshore Services Den Helder, will be exhibiting during the RenewableUK Global Offshore Wind exhibition, to be held on Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 June at the Excel in London. (more…)

MPI and Vroon Offshore Services at EWEA Copenhagen – 10-12 March 2015

06/03/2015

MPI Offshore, MPI Workboats and Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) will be exhibiting at the EWEA Offshore Exhibition, taking place in Copenhagen from 10-12 March. Commercial and operations representatives will be present throughout the Exhibition (at Stand C4:B48 Hall C) with an array of vessel models and details of successful MPI and VOS projects. (more…)

MPI WTIVs at work for E.On

11/02/2015

With MPI Adventure currently installing the first of the Siemens 3.6MW turbines for the E.On Renewables Amrumbank offshore wind farm, and MPI Discovery only a few miles away closing out the foundation installation campaign on the same project, these two sister vessels are demonstrating their versatility in the field. (more…)

MPI WTIVs continue work on E.On’s Amrumbank

22/01/2015

MPI Offshore’s wind-turbine-installation vessels are enjoying a positive start to 2015, supported by the newly acquired Tees Base. (more…)

MPI Workboats employed on Suez Canal expansion project

19/01/2015

PRESS RELEASE 

Two of MPI Workboats’ 17m windfarm-maintenance vessels, MPI Cardenio and MPI Cervantes, are currently operating in Egypt. (more…)

MPI acquires additional wind-turbine-installation vessel

05/01/2015

PRESS RELEASE

MPI Offshore is pleased to announce the acquisition of Victoria Mathias from RWE Innogy. Victoria Mathias is a 2011-built wind-turbine-installation vessel, designed to transport, lift and install wind turbines and their foundations. Key features include a 1,000-tonne-capacity main crane, a maximum operating depth of 45 metres and the ability to jack with 4,350 tonnes of cargo on board. (more…)

MPI Workboats to take care of Sheringham Shoal

07/11/2014

Scira Offshore Energy Ltd has chosen three MPI Workboats to work on the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Wind Farm. These long-term charters will commence early next year.

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MPI Adventure completes Humber Gateway Substation contract

31/10/2014

MPI Offshore is pleased to announce that its wind-turbine-installation vessel, MPI Adventure, has successfully completed installation of the Humber Gateway Substation, following a very efficient transportation and installation period. (more…)

MPI and VOS at WindEnergy Hamburg

23/09/2014

Our MPI Offshore and Vroon Offshore Services colleagues are taking part in this week’s WindEnergy Hamburg exhibition. (more…)

MPI vessel to work on new Vattenfall project

13/08/2014

MPI is pleased to announce that its services in general and its vessel MPI Adventure in specific will be employed on the Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm project. The company will perform the offshore transport and installation of all 72 Siemens 4-MW wind turbines, together with a wide range of related services. (more…)

MPI and VOS participate in RenewableUK exhibition

16/06/2014

Our MPI Offshore and Vroon Offshore Services colleagues enjoyed two successful days last week at the RenewableUK Global Offshore Wind exhibition, which took place in Glasgow. The well-attended show saw MPI’s stand attract plenty of attention.

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MPI Workboats’ assignments after Seawork International

12/06/2014

After spending three days in the ABP port of Southampton, two of MPI Workboats’ two 19m wind farm-maintenance vessels will commence their new assignments.

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200-MW set completed at Trianel Windpark Borkum

06/06/2014

We are pleased to announce that our wind-turbine-installation vessel, MPI Adventure, has this week completed installation of all turbines at the 200-MW Trianel Windpark Borkum in the German North Sea. More than €1bn has been invested in the project to date. (more…)

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