Optimising the use of jack-up vessels in offshore wind O&M

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We’ve been working with The Crown Estate over the last six months to produce a study on improvements to the use of jack-up vessels in the O&M phase. As part of the work we have estimated the number of O&M jack-up operations and also understood from vessel operators and wind farm owners the potential costs savings.

Improved planning can help to reduce downtime and charter costs but there is potential for O&M teams to collaborate to create a clearer maintenance pipeline or even come together to deliver joint campaigns. The report presents case studies from offshore wind and other sectors to illustrate the savings that could be made.

You can find a copy of the report here.