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  • 17 April 2014
    Technology

    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, […]

  • 14 July 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    Vroon’s offshore support vessel VOS Start has become the first vessel to feature a new motion compensated gangway launched recently by Barge Master and Bosch Rexroth.

  • 18 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    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.

  • 19 April 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Vroon’s crew transfer vessel (CTV) MPI Napoleon has secured a charter in the German sector of the Baltic Sea.

  • 13 June 2012

    Vroon has taken delivery of MPI Cervantes on 6 June 2012. MPI Cervantes is a windfarm-service vessel, built at the South Boats Medina Shipyard on the Isle of Wight. She is the eighth addition to the MPI Workboats fleet and will commence operations immediately for Statoil in the Sheringham Shoal Offshore Windfarm. Vroon is an […]

  • 1 December 2017
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has awarded Vroon’s VOS Start with a contract to support the commissioning phase of the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm from spring 2018.

  • 7 February 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    MPI Offshore’s jack-up vessel MPI Enterprise has recently undergone her periodic drydocking in Hamburg prior to heading out to install Senvion wind turbines on the 322MW Nordsee One offshore wind farm. During her stay in dock, she was painted in Vroon red and labelled with Vroon’s white letter V. In the next couple of weeks, MPI […]

  • 8 February 2016
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 13 April 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    International shipping company Vroon has reached an in principle agreement with all its lenders regarding the terms of its financial restructuring.

  • 2 September 2016
    Grid Connection, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    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 […]

  • 24 July 2017

    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.

  • 6 June 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 22 September 2017
    Vessels

    VOS Start, Vroon’s walk-to-work vessel, performed 200 transfers facilitating more than 850 persons to transition pieces during its first six weeks of operations on DONG Energy’s Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea, Vroon reported.

  • 21 June 2016
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 3 August 2017
    Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vroon’s newly built VOS Start has arrived to ABP’s Port of Barrow prior to heading out to DONG Energy’s Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea, the vessel’s first commercial contract.

  • 29 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    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, […]

  • 14 September 2016
    Vessels

    MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has signed a contract with Vroon Offshore Services for the supply of offshore logistics support, accommodation and walk-to-work services during construction of DONG Energy’s Walney Extension West offshore wind project. Vroon will deploy its newbuilding subsea-support vessel VOS Start, which provides accommodation and work space for up to 60 client personnel. The […]

  • 2 August 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 24 July 2019
    Vessels

    Vroon’s walk-to-work vessel VOS Start has arrived at IJmuiden, the Netherlands, after completing a two-year charter for MHI Vestas. VOS Start began work for MHI Vestas in August 2017 at the Walney Extension wind farm in the Irish Sea, after which it supported the commissioning phase of the Borkum Riffgrund 2 project in Germany last spring. Most […]

  • 19 December 2013
    Grid Connection, R&D, Technology

    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; […]

  • 30 June 2011

      On Wednesday 29 June Vroon took delivery of MPI Dulcinea, a windfarm service vessel, built at the South Boats Medina Shipyard on the Isle of Wight. The vessel is the sixth addition to the MPI Workboats fleet. They wish the crew many safe and successful voyages. About Vroon: Vroon is a dynamic and ambitious […]

  • 9 April 2018
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Vroon’s subsea-support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel VOS Stone has commenced operations at the 385MW Arkona offshore wind farm in the German Baltic Sea.

  • 11 November 2019
    Vessels

    Vroon’s walk-to-work vessel VOS Start has begun operating at the Northwester 2 offshore wind project in Belgium. For the charter, VOS Start has been fitted with a three-dimensional motion-compensation system (3D Tip), with a lifting capacity of up to 5t. All operations are being conducted from the port of Ostend, with the vessel on duty […]

  • 15 March 2016
    Vessels

    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 […]

  • 11 December 2017
    Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    Vroon has christened its new subsea-support walk-to-work (W2W) vessel VOS Stone at a ceremony held in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.