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The MPI Workboats activities will be transferred to Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) with effect from 1 May 2018, with the MPI Workboats' personnel transitioning to VOS.
Vroon Offshore Services and Rhenus Offshore Logistics B.V. have been working together on a maintenance campaign at two offshore substations on the 600MW Gemini offshore wind farm in the Dutch North Sea.
Rhenus Offshore Logistics B.V. took over the overall logistics concept for personnel and materials for a corrosion protection campaign at two platforms – Buitengaats and ZeeEnergie – at the Gemini offshore wind farm, where the company worked together with Vroon Offshore Services.
Multi-role platform supply vessel VOS Prime has mobilised an Ampelmann ‛A-type’ gangway system and engaged in walk-to-work operations at the offshore substations on the 600MW Gemini wind farm in the Netherlands, Vroon Offshore Services reports.
Vroon's first DP2 subsea-support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel, VOS Start, has arrived from China to Amsterdam and is currently preparing for her first venture into offshore wind.
Vroon will equip its new walk-to-work vessel VOS Start with a Barge Master Gangway. The Barge Master Gangway incorporates an access tower with an elevator, providing step-less access. The adjustable pedestal provides full flexibility in landing heights, Vroon said. “During the development of the gangway we worked closely together with Vroon,” said Martijn Koppert, CEO of Barge […]
Over forty-five companies in the shipping and offshore maritime sector are among those who have contributed to the funding for the first ever exhibition in the Netherlands dedicated to the offshore sector, to be housed at The Maritime Museum Rotterdam for the next seven years. Offshore Experience, which will open in mid-December, will provide visitors […]
Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) has started cooperating with the German-based Rhenus Offshore Logistics on the provision of offshore supply services to wind farms on the German Continental Shelf. According to the agreement, Vroon is in charge of delivering bulk, containerised and project cargo to wind farm offshore substations off Germany, the company announced via social media. The operations are performed […]
Subsea-support vessel (SSV) VOS Star was christened on 27 June in Dordrecht, the Netherlands. The vessel was named by Mrs Lianne Maandag, wife of Evert Maandag, Vroon Head QHSE. VOS Star is a DP2, SPS-coded, 68-metre vessel and one of two newbuilding SSVs to have been constructed at Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding in China. After arriving […]
Vroon's new DP2 subsea-support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel, VOS Stone, was launched last weekend at Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. in China. VOS Stone, as well as her sister vessel VOS Start, can carry a total of 87 persons, offering accommodation and work space for up to 60 personnel. The vessels can be fitted with a W2W system […]
Subsea support vessel (SSV) VOS Sugar, the newest addition to Vroon’s fleet, has started work on the BARD Offshore 1 wind farm, supporting dive operations and maintenance work on wind-turbine foundations for NDE Offshore. NDE Offshore, a Sweden-based provider of subsea services, will conduct a combined topside and subsea campaign for the first time. The campaign comprises of […]
Vroon has taken delivery of VOS Star, the second and final subsea-support vessel (SSV) in a series ordered at China's Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding. The vessel, a DP2, SPS-coded, 68-metre SSV, was delivered during a short ceremony held at the shipyard on 13 April 2016. VOS Star left the shipyard on 17 April, at the start of her […]
Vroon's DP2 subsea-support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel, VOS Start, was launched last week at Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding Co. Ltd. in China, and earlier this week, the keel was laid for its sister vessel, VOS Stone. Both vessels can carry a total of 87 persons, offering accommodation and work space for up to 60 client personnel. The new design […]
Vroon has taken delivery of a DP2, SPS-coded, 68-metre subsea-support vessel (SSV) VOS Sugar, expected to provide advanced, efficient and versatile options in offshore sub-segments such as wind farm support, walk-to-work and IRM operations. The vessel was handed over to the company in a short ceremony held on Tuesday, 2 February 2016, at Fujian Southeast Shipbuilding in China. VOS […]
A vessel that combines “walk-to-work” services and supply duties for the offshore O&G and renewable energy markets will be available from mid-2015, Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) Den Helder announced today. Vroon is aiming to meet the expected increase in demand for offshore people-transfer solutions. Over recent years, the company has delivered a number of “walk-to-work” solutions, […]
MPI Offshore and Vroon Offshore Services are taking part in this week’s WindEnergy Hamburg exhibition. This event, which covers 65,000 square metres, is open until Friday 26 September. More than 1,200 exhibitors from over 30 countries are present to share innovations from all areas of wind industry, from research to planning and financing, installation, operation […]
MPI Offshore and Vroon Offshore Services spent two days last week at the RenewableUK Global Offshore Wind exhibition, which took place in Glasgow. The well-attended show saw MPI’s stand attract plenty of attention. The MPI stand, covering almost 100 square metres, captures the company’s ‘Doing’ message, with action photos and films of operations at sea, […]
Vroon Offshore Services (VOS) B.V. Den Helder has completed a first, new “walk-to-work” vessel concept design. The new design of vessel is aimed at providing a solution for the expected increase in client demand for offshore people-transfer solutions in the oil & gas and renewable-energy markets. The Vroon Offshore Services’ ‘’walk-to-work’’ vessel will offer comfortable, […]
Vroon Offshore Services BV has announced that VOS Satisfaction, a DP1/4PM subsea‑support vessel, is to work on TenneT’s HelWin 2 project. The vessel will be employed on the second phase of the marine Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) survey program . Read more about second phase of TenneT's UXO survey HERE. [mappress] Press release, December 19, 2013; […]
Vroon Offshore Services B.V. and MPI Workboats Ltd will be participating in the Offshore Energy 2013 Exhibition, to be held in the Amsterdam RAI conference centre on Tuesday 15 and Wednesday 16 October 2013. The companies will be at booth 11.148, where visitors can get more information on the services they offer and to discuss […]
As construction of the Northwind offshore windfarm continues, a number of Vroon and MPI vessels are employed on this project. The windfarm, situated off Zeebrugge in Belgium, will consist of more than 70 offshore wind turbines, providing 216 MW, enough power for 120,000 households. MPI Resolution, wind turbine installation vessel, is engaged in the installation […]
The program for the second edition of the conference "Offshore Wind Installation and Maintenance" is almost complete. The conference, organized by Navingo in association with HME and supported by IRO, will take place on the 26th of May 2011 in the World Trade Center Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Among the speakers already confirmed are representatives of […]
Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf has completed final outfitting and modifications on a second subsea-support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel for Vroon Offshore Services - VOS Stone.
Vroon Offshore Services informed today, 26 October, that its platform-supply vessel (PSV) VOS Passion is currently carrying out cargo-supply operations to a converter platform located in German waters.
VOS Start has left Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf and is set to commence its first project next month, providing logistics support, accommodation and walk-to-work (W2W) capability for MHI Vestas at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm.
MPI Offshore’s wind-turbine installation vessel (WTIV), MPI Resolution, is currently undergoing installation of leg extensions at the company’s Tees offshore base in Middlesbrough, UK. Following these modifications, MPI Resolution will be able to operate in water depths of up to 35m, depending upon the site-specific data. This represents a gain of up to 7m on […]