C-Ventus Joins Rope Access Roof Organisation
C-Ventus Offshore Windfarm Services has become an operational member of the Industrial Rope Access Trade Organization (IRATA).
C-Ventus is a provider of project and marine operations management, export and inter-array cable pull-ins, shore-landings, pre- and post-installation surveys, UXO remediation as well as subsea support by both divers and ROV’s, whereas its BoP services include inspection, repair and maintenance (IRM) of an entire offshore infrastructure, with the exception of turbines.
Commenting on the company joining IRATA, Hans Reinigert, C-Ventus- Managing Director, said: “Further to our second to none subsea services, consisting of ROV, diving and survey work, we are very pleased to become an operational member of IRATA, since thereby C-Ventus manifests itself as a full-fledged and professional service provider for above waterline activities within the offshore wind industry. The IRATA membership stands for working in accordance with the highest safety and quality standards, which is something that we at C-Ventus fully support and subscribe to.”
“In view of ever stringent requirements, the IRATA membership of C-Ventus enhances the commercial position of C-Ventus for above waterline services in future tenders for installation support, Balance of Plant (BoP) activities as well as decommissioning,” said Paul van Tongeren, Commercial Manager of C-Ventus.
IRATA’s main activities, among others, are to promote and maintain a high standard of safety and work quality in industrial rope access activities and to provide guidance on training and certification of personnel involved in industrial rope access.
Rutger Lieverse, Rope Access Manager at C-Ventus, said: “Being an active member of IRATA, means that C-Ventus has in place correct procedures and systems to ensure that working at heights and industrial rope access is carried out in a safe manner. With each member being obliged to work in accordance with the conditions laid down in the International Code of Practice, which the Health and Safety Executive (UK) have commended, makes that C-Ventus is abiding by the highest safety and quality standards for working at heights and industrial rope access.”