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Renewable energy is key to the world and to Louis Dreyfus Armateurs

LDA Group is proud to contribute to the development of renewable energy. With our state-of-the-art vessels, we help our clients to develop and operate their offshore wind farms.

LOUIS DREYFUS ARMATEURS has been offering support and assistance to marine renewable energy actors/operators worldwide.

Key expertise in:

  • O&M Fleet services(Catering, Floatel, Warehouse, Cargo Transfer, Technician Transfer, Gymnasium)
  • Inspections & Survey(Statutory Inspections, Structure Inspections, Foundation & Cables, Underwater Survey, WTG Inspections, Asset integrity SMSQ)
  • Maintenance(Turbine, Substation, Inter-Array and Export Cables, Foundations, Condition Monitoring, Spare parts)

Innovation & Training (Hydrogen and support to H2 production and H2 propulsion, Monitoring Devices, Consultancy & Training)



Our Strength

The experience and reliability of ships and crews, recognized industrial know-how and adaptability and historical partnerships with major international groups.


Our References

2023 – First Partnership with Siemens Gamesa for 1 Crew Transfer Vessel to be operated on the Fécamp offshore windfarm. Read the press release.

2022 – Delivery of the first and second Crew Transfer Vessel designed and built in France. These CTVs are intended for the transfer of technicians and their equipment between the coast and the wind farm for the maintenance of wind turbines in Saint Nazaire. Read the press release.

2021 – The Service Operation Vessel Wind of Hope was delivered in July. 

First partnership with EDF Renewable for 1 Crew Transfer Vessel to be operated on the Saint-Nazaire offshore windfarm. LD Tide (partnership LDA & Tidal Transit) will operate the CTV. Read the press release.

2020 – First partnership with GE Renewable Energy for 2 Crew Transfer Vessels to be operated on the Saint-Nazaire offshore windfarm. Read the press release.

2019 – Eolien Maritime France (a JV between EDF Energies Nouvelles and Enbridge) has awarded Louis Dreyfus TravOcean in consortium with Prysmian, the design, supply and installation of more than 100km of submarine cables for the Saint-Nazaire offshore windfarm, the first ever offshore wind farm in France! Read the press release.

2018 – Renewed  our partnership with Ørsted for a second maintenance ship “WIND OF HOPE”, sister-ship of “WIND OF CHANGE”. Operations on wind farms off the coast of England (Hornsea 2). Design by Salt Ship Design and construction by the shipyards CEMRE (Turkey). 

2017 – Partnership with the Danish group Ørsted for a 1st maintenance vessel “WIND OF CHANGE”. Operations on 4 wind farms off the coast Germany (Borkum Riffgrund 1 & 2, Gode Wind 1 & 2). Design by Salt Ship Design and construction by the shipyards CEMRE (Turkey). Delivery in 2019. Mission: maintenance of wind turbines by maintenance teams.


Our MRE Fleet

  • 2 Service Operation Vessels (WIND OF CHANGE / WIND OF HOPE)
  • 1 Service Operation Vessels Walk to Work (WIND OF PRIDE) 
  • 4 Crew Transfer Vessels

First partnership with Ørsted


Partnerships with Ørsted


CTVs in operation


Technicians on board our SOV