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Renewable Energy

Onshore and Offshore Wind Power Services

Our Group offers a range of industrial services in the field of Renewable Energy : onshore wind services dedicated to large wind turbine market and offshore wind cable laying/burial and offshore wind turbine maintenance.

Onshore Wind Services

OPENR PLENR

PLENR and OPENR have been integrated to the Louis Dreyfus Armateurs Group in 2019. Both companies allow to increase the range of industrial services in onshore and offshore wind.

 
Key expertise in:
 
  • Assessments / Consulting / Analysis / Technical operations (PLENR);
  • Inspections / Technical Support / Site management / Maintenance (see also OPENR)

Paysage Eolienne turbine OPENR

Offshore Wind Services

Our reputation, our global maritime know-how and our commitment for innovative projects lead us to be a major player in marine renewable energy. Our Group is also committed to participate actively  in the construction of the French and global offshore wind industry.

Louis Dreyfus Travocean

LOUIS DREYFUS TRAVOCEAN is our subsidiary that specializes in submarine cable installations dedicated to offshore wind farms in France and mainly in Northern Europe for more than 15 years. French know-how in the design and construction of its own underwater rovjets and specific equipment (ROV, trenchers, plows …)

Key expertise in:

  • Turnkey Installation Contracts – EPCI
  • ROV and Trenching Services
  • Burial System Development

 

Logo Louis Dreyfus Armateurs

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)
Wind of Change ©Vandenhove Augustin Borkum
Wind of Change Borkum ©Augustin Vandenhove

 

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

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

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

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

2019 Eolien Maritime France (a JV 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 press release.

2018 – Renewed partnership with Ørsted, for a second maintenance ship “WIND OF HOPE”, sistership of WIND OF CHANGE. Operations on wind farms off 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 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. Ørsted largest energy company in Denmark.

Our MRE Fleet

  • 2 Service Operation Vessels (WIND OF CHANGE / WIND OF HOPE)
  • 3 Crew Transfer Vessels (to be delivered in 2022)
  • 32 ROVJETS and ROVs (LOUIS DREYFUS TRAVOCEAN)

 

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References of Louis Dreyfus TravOcean dedicated to Renewables : 

  • 2021 / Projet EDFSupply and installation of the 33kV three-pole submarine cable system of the French offshore windfarm at Saint-Nazaire (France).
2017

first partnership with Ørsted

2

partnerships with Ørsted

65

technicians on board our SOV

1977

creation of LDTVO