Gondan Shipbuilders of Spain has delivered ‘Edda Breeze’, the first of the five Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) for Edda Wind.
The vessel has a length of 88.3m and a beam of 19.7m. It has been designed by Salt Ship Design, and it is prepared for the installation of zero emission hydrogen technology. The preparations for future zero emission propulsion systems are made possible by Enova SF funding, a Norwegian government enterprise responsible for promotion of environmentally friendly production and consumption of energy.
With accommodation for 120 people, 93 technicians and 27 crew members, Edda Breeze will support the Charterer Ocean Breeze during operations at the Bard Offshore 1 wind farm in Germany. For this, it will have modern automated equipment including a 3D Motion Compensated Crane and a motion compensated gangway with a maximum range of 28m for personnel transfer and an integrated elevator with capacity up to 26 persons.