Maersk Supply Service partners with Vestas

The Maersk offshore shipping company wants a larger share of the wind market and has now partnered with Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas.

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Maersk Supply Service is looking to get a larger share of the wind market and is entering a new partnership with turbine manufacturer Vestas to reduce logistics and installation costs.

Danish business daily Børsen reports that the two companies have partnered on a new wind venture, which will involve developing a crane which can handle large offshore wind turbines installed at sea. A prototype is expected to be ready in 2019, while a finished model is first expected in 2 - 3 years. The initiative was taken by the Maersk shipping company six months ago, CEO Steen S. Karstensen tells Børsen.

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