Cargo VesselsPast and Present

MV Wind Server – Past and Present

IMO Number: 9670793

MV Wind Server

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© Marcus S (Rostock, 04/10/2014)

Steel five screw motor vessel built in 2014 by Nordic Yards, Warnemunde (Yard No 212) Nordic Yards, Wismar GmbH, Wismar (Hull built) as a Jack up Vessel.

Technical Data

  • Length: 79.6 m (overall) 76.9 m (between perpendiculars)
  • Breadth: 32.3 m
  • Depth: 7.0 m
  • Draught: 4.5 m (Design)
  • Tonnage: 6300 gross/1890 net/1500t deadweight
  • Engines: 7 x 12 Zylinder Azimuths ‘Caterpillar’  C32 Diesel-electric
  • Power: 6608 kW/HP
  • Speed: 9.0 knots
  • Cargo area: Approx. 1000 m²
  • Deck load: 10 t m² with strong points
  • Cargo area tank top: 130 m²
  • Deck load tank top: 5 t/m²
  • Main crane: Boom length: 87 meters
  • Main hoist lifting capacity: 400 t @ 20m radius @ 96 m height above deck/ 52 t @ 87m radius @ 34 m height above deck
  • Auxiliary crane: Telescopic crane, Liebherr LTM1100
  • Auxiliary hoist lifting capacity: 25 t @ 20.5 m radius @ 103.3 m height above deck/25 t @ 92.8 m radius @ 36.1 m height above deck/ Auxiliary hoist approved for man riding; SWL max. 2 t
  • Jacking operations: (design at 45 m water depth): 2.6 m wave (Hs)/Wind 15 m/s/3 kn tidal current
  • Call Sign: OWLB2
  • MMSI Number: 219615000
  • IMO Number: 9670793
  • Official Number: D4620
  • Port of Registry: Aarhus/Denmark 🇩🇰

Current AIS Location

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“Designed by DBB and Danish naval architects OSK Ship Tech and features a jacking system, supplied by SH Group, with a jacking speed of 20mph when lifting out of water and 30mph during leg handling. The system has four 72m-long steel lifting legs, each having a diameter of 3.7m and weighing roughly 430t. It provides a safe working position for the servicing of offshore wind turbines in depths of approximately 45m, with tidal currents of 3k and wave heights of approximately 2.6m.”

Ziton A/S

Ziton A/S

August 3rd 2012: Ordered by Danish company DBB Jackup Services (DBB). The world’s first purpose-built jack-up vessel.

April 2013: Steel cut.

August 5th 2013: Keel laid.

May 10th 2014: Launched and chartered to Siemens Energy under a three-year charter agreement

December 17th 2014: Delivered as WIND SERVER.

2014: Owner: Jack Up Invest Co. 3 Ltd. Operator: Ziton A/S

February 2015: Carried out her very first jacking operation for the decommissioning of a met mast in the North Sea.

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2015: The vessel received Offshore Renewables Award at the Annual Offshore Support Journal’s conference held in London.

October 1st 2020: Owner: Ziton A/S

© Willem Oldenburg © Willem Oldenburg

© Willem Oldenburg (Ijmuiden, 28/02/2022)

© Marcel and Ruud Coster

© Marcel and Ruud Coster (Ijmuiden, 13/02/2023)

April 10th 2023: Called at Dover.

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© Dave Standen/ Dover Strait Shipping (Dover, 10/04/20023)

© Neil Hopper © Neil Hopper

© Neil Hopper (Dover, 11/04/2023)(“One way to beat the impending gales”)

November 22nd 2023: Due at Dover.


All information is believed to be correct and no responsibility is accepted for any errors or omissions. All items included in this article are subject to © copyright. We would like to take this opportunity of thanking:  Marcel and Ruud Coster, Dover Strait Shipping, Fotoflite, Neil Hopper, Willem Oldenburg , Marcus S and Dave Standen for their assistance in producing this feature.

Article © Nigel Thornton and Ray Goodfellow (Dover Ferry Photos Group)

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