Made for offshore wind
ZITON provides specially designed vessels that bring flexibility and efficiency to replacing major components on offshore wind turbines. With the average offshore wind turbine size predicted to reach 6 MW by 2020, vessels need to be designed for an even more demanding future.
We have the industry’s first self-propelled, heavy-lift barge with a permanently mounted, telescopic crane capable of working at a height of 100 metres – J/U WIND.
Furthermore, we have three other purpose-built jack-up vessels – J/U WIND SERVER, J/U WIND PIONEER, and J/U WIND ENTERPRISE – capable of servicing even larger turbines in deeper waters, higher winds and on a variety of seabeds.
WIND ENTERPRISE is capable of servicing the largest currently installed turbines and the next generation of turbines.
The combination of these vessels and our insight gives us unparalleled flexibility to offer our customers the most efficient process.
Offshore expertise from ZITON Contractors
All technicians come with a proven track record and the required level of training.
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy: G2, G3, G4
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind: V66, V80, V90, V112
We provide all necessary equipment, including hand tools, special tools, and tension and torque tools.
Plan your O&M future with us
Our O&M professionals bring thousands of hours of practical experience in all aspects of O&M, from crew transfer to component replacement to health and safety measures.
• site-specific assessments
• leg penetration analyses
• maritime project management
• lift planning and supervision
Not a blade is left unturned when you plan your O&M future with us.
Expanding our business into decommissioning and installation support services
All operations are executed with a high focus on safety, cost efficiency and as little environmental impact as possible.
Our team handles the whole process from planning of the safest and most sustainable decommissioning method to recycling of the removed components.
Using jack-up vessels for installation support has a number of advantages including: access to cranes, a stable platform, highest safety and comfort of living quarters, swift repositioning by use of vessel’s DP system, large deck space for storage, workshop and stores facilities below deck.
ZITON case stories
We exchanged three gearboxes at the Scroby Sands wind farm as E.ON launched its new maintenance strategy.
We removed meteorological masts for SSE Renewables – cost effectively and on time.
A framework agreement with ZITON minimises your energy production loss when you need heavy lift services.