PALFINGER serves the wind business since many years with a range of products for windmills, transformer stations, wind farm service operation vessels, and wind farm supply vessels. We offer customized lifting and handling solutions especially for the wind industry: cranes, lifesaving equipment, winches and handling equipment.

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Wind farms

Throughout the years, PALFINGER delivered a variety of wind cranes for nacelles, platforms, and substations. With lifesaving equipment, winches, and handling equipment we offer complete solutions for offshore and onshore wind farms.

Installations included in this segment:

  • Windmill – platforms and nacelles
  • Substations

Platform cranes

Our platform cranes are experts in safe and fast material handling to and from offshore wind platforms. A special surface coating and processing of high-quality materials protects the cranes against corrosion.

nacelle cranes

These cranes guarantee maximum manoeuvrability with a huge range of different working positions. Nacelle cranes enable safe and fast lifting from the platform to the nacelle and between heli-deck and the nacelle. Its compact design is the perfect fit for areas with limited working space.

substation cranes

PALFINGER substation cranes showcase their advantage by loading and unloading heavy equipment, material or tools. The versatile and maintenance-friendly crane with an enormous outreach can cover a huge range of the platform area.

Wind farm support vessels

For smaller wind farm support vessels and bigger wind farm service vessels PALFINGER offers full deck equipment solutions. From small marine cranes and lifesaving packages to winches and bigger offshore cranes, the equipment can be delivered according to rules and regulations.

Vessels included in this segment:

  • Wind farm service operation vessels
  • Wind farm supply boats

Crew transfer boats

PALFINGER offers a range of crew transfer boats in different sizes. All boats offer high manoeuvrability and withstand harsh conditions offshore to ensure safe and stable rides to and from offshore wind farms.


PALFINGER also supports the wind industry with pneumatic fenders for project cargos and operations as well as fixed fender systems for workboats and support vessels. The company provides sales options and rental fenders for short and long term operations worldwide.

Serving the wind industry for many years

PALFINGER's Offshore Wind Adventure: An Industry Pioneer Remembers

PALFINGER's Offshore Wind Adventure: An Industry Pioneer Remembers

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