Our story and the route to renewables
The Havfram Wind team combines decades of experience in offshore wind and leverages on essential experience on how to operate in harsh offshore environments. This uniquely positions us to offer the highest standards and services to customers worldwide.
A reputable expert team from the offshore wind industry was recruited and merged with the existing team with decades of experience from complex oil & gas subsea installation. Especially the many years of experience from hash offshore environments uniquely position us to offer the highest standards and services to customers worldwide.
Due to market expansion and to ensure growth and further developments of both business divisions, the subsea and offshore wind business areas were split into two separate companies in 2022.
Ocean Installer was established by seasoned professionals who identified a need for a challenger in the offshore oil & gas installation industry, capable of focusing on the harsh environments in the North Sea.
First contract award
In record time, the company won its first contract with an oil and gas major and quickly became established as a 3rd North Sea installation company in the years following.
Downturn in the oil & gas industry
Company adopted an asset-light business model which ensured that the company was well positioned to meet the challenging market environments in the oil & gas industry.
Company is uniquely positioned platform within marine installation and defined as a preferred supplier of services to the international offshore wind industry.
Launched new strategy and ventured into offshore wind with a rebranding from Ocean Installer to Havfram
Company launched three business areas 1) Offshore Wind Development 2) Offshore Wind Installation and 3) Subsea installation. Executive Vice President for Havfram Wind was employed and brought onboard an experienced team with solid track record from installation of offshore wind turbines. By year-end, the company was renamed Havfram.
Continued build-up of offshore wind organisation
Strong backing from subsea installation results and Havfram continued to build the offshore wind organization with hire of Executive Vice President for Kontiki Winds. Industrial partnerships established with major wind companies including RWE, Saipem and DEME.
Renewed strategy and separation of subsea installation and offshore wind businesses into two separate companies
New Management team hired. Offshore Wind carved out from Subsea installation and pure play offshore wind company is established. Subsea installation business continues as an entity and thereafter rebranded back to Ocean Installer. USD 500 million of equity commitment secured from Sandbrook Capital to strengthen the offshore wind organization. Havfram, now the holding company for Havfram Wind and Kontiki Winds, confirms first newbuilding order for a wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV) from CIMC Raffles in China to Havfram Wind.