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Chevalier Floatels' walk-to-work (W2W) vessel DP Gezina is commencing new offshore wind work in the German North Sea. According to Chevalier Floatels, the vessel will mainly be transferring crews to and from offshore substations in the German Bight. The duration of the contract is two months, with options for extending. The work is being conducted for […]
The walk-to-work vessel Stril Server, together with the crew transfer vessel Marieco Mariah, is currently working on cable commissioning works on wind turbine foundations at the Beatrice project site, in preparation for the installation of wind turbines.
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May 17th, 2013 will certainly be remembered for its outstanding atmosphere during the naming ceremony of the “DP Gezina” at Holland Shipyards’ premises in Hardinxveld – Giessendam, despite the heavy rain on the day. The naming of Service Support Vessel “DP Gezina” was performed by Mrs. Gezina Roelofs, and witnessed by the 200 guests attending […]
Holland Shipyards successfully launched Chevalier Floatels' DP Gezina on March 26. The vessel was converted and upgraded to DP2 Service Support Vessel for staff accommodation and transport to offshore wind farms installations. The vessel is scheduled to be operational at the beginning of May 2013. Check out this video animation of DP Gezina: [mappress] Offshore […]
On the afternoon of Tuesday 26th of March 2013, Holland Shipyards successfully launched DP Gezina, Chevalier Floatels’ new flagship. On 31 October 2012 Holland Shipyards was commissioned to undertake the conversion. Chevalier Floatels specifically selected this shipyard, because of their track record and the need for a fast delivery time. The vessel is now moored […]
On the 31st of October 2012, Chevalier Floatels commissioned Holland Shipyards to undertake the conversion of DP Gezina. The vessel will be converted and upgraded to DP2 Service Support Vessel for staff accommodation and transport to offshore wind farms installations. The key words: wellbeing and comfort of the staff, reducing operating costs and of course […]
Chevalier Floatels' walk-to-work (W2W) vessel DP Galyna is currently under charter on an offshore wind project in the German North Sea. According to the Dutch company, DP Galyna left for the wind farm a month ago to support a commissioning program. The work represents the vessel's second deployment this year, after being chartered for training offshore […]
Chevalier Floatels' walk-to-work (W2W) vessel DP Galyna has won a maintenance contract for a German offshore wind farm.
Another fast-track delivery to Chevalier Floatels has enabled the company to yet again deliver a vessel (its third) for service support operations in the 2013 season. With the DP Galyna commencing operations in the offshore wind market, both Chevalier Floatels and Holland Shipyards can boast the delivery of two highly performing vessels that are at […]
Chevalier Floatels' walk-to-work vessels DP Gezina and DP Galyna are undergoing scheduled maintenance in the Netherlands after completing summer campaign works. This summer, DP Galyna supported a maintenance program servicing two offshore wind farms for a turbine manufacturer. DP Gezina provided accommodation and walk-to-work services for commissioning of the two converter stations at the Beatrice […]
Chevalier Floatels Chevalier Floatels is a highly experienced operator of walk-to-work vessels and accommodation barges. It owns two offshore support vessels with permanently installed Ampelmann Heave Compensated Gangways. It has completed over 30 walk-to-work projects in offshore wind and oil and gas. It offers reasonably priced year round platform access. Chevalier Floatels also owns four berth connected accommodation barges. […]
On some of the projects Chevalier Floatels' vessels DP Gazina and DP Galyna were working on, the vessels made more than 50 gangway connections to different turbines in 24 hours.
Chevalier Floatels informed today that it had executed three logistics contracts for TenneT this summer, after being chosen by Global Renewables Shipbrokers (GRS) on behalf of the transmission system operator (TSO) to support scheduled summer campaigns in Germany. The company's recently upgraded vessels, DP Gezina and DP Galyna, were employed to provide accommodation and transfer for TenneT's personnel […]
Chevalier Floatels reported today that it had secured a series of contracts for offshore wind projects, thus returning its fleet to the renewables sector amidst a challenging period the oil and gas industry is currently going through. Even though Chevalier left the projects for which it was contracted unnamed, it revealed that its two accommodation vessels have each […]
Oil and gas offshore service vessel operators are becoming increasingly interested in the offshore renewables industry as their main market deteriorates; however, vessel operators that specialize in the renewables sector such as Chevalier Floatels have an edge over the new competitors in that their vessels are finely tuned to serve the renewables market with streamlined execution and cost-efficiency, Marcel Roelofs, the Dutch company's […]
An upgrade of DP Gezina and DP Galyna, Chevalier Floatels’ walk2work offshore support accommodation vessels, is soon to be completed and the vessels will be ready to support the offshore wind and oil and gas industries. Marcel Roelofs, CEO of the Dutch developer and operator of offshore and nearshore walk2work accommodation vessels and barges, said: “We […]
The concept of using vessels as hotels, or floatels, accommodation vessels, or recently, SOVs, or whatever name you give them, has been available in the market for a while. With some of the current and more future projects being built further at sea in harsher sea states this concept is now gaining 'ground'. Not only […]
Chevalier floatels, the owner of the first two SOV vessels will exhibit at EWEA offshore to showcase it’s products. The two service support vessels DP Gezina and DP Galyna will be the main focus of the exhibition. DP Gezina was commissioned in May 2013 and has worked for the last 6 months in the Dan […]
The next major step has been taken at the DanTysk offshore wind farm – a first cable has been laid between foundations 39 and 40. The sea conditions were perfect for executing this operation for the first time on DanTysk. It did not go smoothly the entire time. Some wires broke and had to be […]
Holland Shipyards has commenced conversion work on two ships owned by Chevalier Floatels, The Motorship informs. Chevalier Floatels assigned Holland Shipyards last year to undertake the necessary work on former passenger ferries, built in 2007, to convert them into vessels for staff accommodation and transport to offshore wind farms installations. Therefore, the company will dive […]