Search results for: Walk-To-Work

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  • 20 April 2016

    Bureau Veritas has developed guidelines for walk-to-work (W2W) motion compensated Offshore Access Systems (OAS), which are used to transfer personnel to and from offshore installations. Matthieu de Tugny, Senior Vice-President and Head of Offshore, Bureau Veritas, said: “With these new guidelines the regulatory gap into which personnel transfer between offshore support vessels and offshore installations […]

  • 1 October 2013

    Barge Master has received a Letter of Award from Niestern Sander bv for employment of the Barge Master motion compensated crane on their new Walk-to-Work vessel, to be built for Wagenborg. The vessel including the Barge Master system will be ready in the first quarter of 2015. NAM will use the motion compensated crane to […]

  • 13 April 2015

    The port of Eemshaven, on the mouth of the Eems River estuary, is a vast area in the North East of the Netherlands with a huge potential for development. This potential has been recently recognised by Google who have chosen the area to invest hundreds of millions of Euros in building their new data storage […]

  • 28 November 2013

    DNV GL is initiating a Joint Industry Project (JIP) to provide guidance on an alternative means of personnel transfer onto offshore installations. The “Walk to Work” (W2W) approach, where offshore installations are manned from a ship via gangway is being increasingly considered and used in the North Sea and other oil and gas regions to […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Uptime International has entered into a contract with the Spanish yard Astilleros Gondan for delivery of one active motion compensated gangway with an adjustable pedestal included, to be fitted on a newbuild Service Operation Vessel (SOV). The new vessel with the Uptime AMC gangway can accommodate up to 40 wind turbine service technicians in addition to 20 vessel […]

  • 4 November 2013

    Damen’s focus at EWEA Offshore 2013 will be on the introduction of their new offshore wind vessel providing in field accommodation and work space for engineers working on all phaes of wind farm projects. Strong coastal winds make offshore turbines the natural choice for wind-powered energy production. Their distance from land, however, can push up […]

  • 9 October 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    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 […]

  • 13 June 2014

    Wagenborg, an expert regarding logistic support to the wind power industry, will be attending the Windforce 2014 exhibition. With 3,500 employees, 230 vessels – including offshore supply vessels, multipurpose vessels and tugs – heavy lifting work and transport solutions, 400 lorries, 1,800m of quay and 390,000m2 of storage space, it has all the facilities for […]

  • 17 April 2014

    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, […]

  • 17 November 2013
    Operations & Maintenance

    Damen Shipyards has unveiled a completely new Wind Farm Service Vessel (WSV) to support and accommodate turbine maintenance crews at sea and allow them to ‘Walk-to-Work’. After industry-wide consultation, the vessel has been designed from first principles to provide on-site work facilities and accommodation for 45 maintenance personnel plus 15 crew for voyages of up […]

  • 10 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Technology

    Final touches have been made to the Damen Walk 2 Work vessel, a completely new and innovative design for the offshore support vessel market. Damen also decided to start building the vessel on speculation, this is marked with the start of the basic and consequently detailed engineering of the vessel. The vessel will support and […]

  • 19 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    Uptime International has entered into contract with ESVAGT AS for the delivery of an active motion compensated gangway including an adjustable pedestal. The walk-to-work system will be mounted during early 2016 on their wind turbine service operation vessel (SOV). This is the first dedicated wind farm vessel with an adjustable pedestal, which enables the walk-to-work […]

  • 6 June 2013

    SeaEnergy, the energy services group, announces that it is launching a ship management company, SeaEnergy Ship Management Limited, to offer ship management services across the offshore energy sector with a particular specialism in “walk to work”. It has recruited the team which formerly operated as Brooklyn Shipping Limited, led by Rennie Cameron. The team has […]

  • 21 July 2017

    VOS Start was christened yesterday, 20 July, at a ceremony held at Damen Shiprepair in Amsterdam. The vessel will be delivered to MHI Vestas in August, starting its first charter at the Walney Extension offshore wind farm in the Irish Sea.

  • 25 May 2016

    Norway’s Uptime International has entered into a contract with Damen Shipyards Group for delivery of an Uptime access solution for the Bibby WaveMaster 1, the Dutch shipbuilder’s first service operations vessel (SOV) currently under construction in Galati, Romania, for Bibby Marine Services.  The delivery consists of an Uptime motion compensated gangway and an adjustable pedestal. The […]

  • 31 March 2016

    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 […]

  • 22 September 2017

    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.

  • 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, […]

  • 19 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Technology, Vessels

    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 […]

  • 1 November 2018

    Becoming a leading player in the offshore energy arena means supporting oil and gas, offshore wind, and the emerging marine energy market says Rob Boer, Managing Director at Acta Marine.

  • 21 January 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Dutch-based provider of motion compensation access solutions, Ampelmann, is opening an office in central Aberdeen. With an extensive track record in supporting Walk to Work campaigns in the North Sea, the new office strengthens the company’s presence in the region and enables better support for current and future customers, Ampelmann said. Newly appointed Business Development Manager in Aberdeen, Lorenz Nehring, said: “The […]

  • 5 July 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Vessels

    Siem Offshore Contractors (SOC) has awarded Møkster with a new contract for its vessel Stril Server to be deployed for walk-to-work activities at the Beatrice offshore wind farm in Scotland.

  • 23 April 2015

    When NAM/Shell UK decided to invest in a ‘Walk-to-Work’ (WTW) offshore vessel for use with unmanned gas platforms, they requested Royal Niestern Sander (RNS) to make the preliminary design. The challenge was to design and build a stable platform for the transfer of personnel and equipment, to efficiently support the gas production platforms in the […]

  • 15 May 2016
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Vessels

    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 […]

  • 26 April 2019
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    Acta Marine has taken delivery of its new walk-to-work vessel Acta Centaurus from Ulstein Verft. The newbuild vessel began its sea trials at the beginning of April after leaving Ulstein Verft’s construction site in Norway. According to Acta Marine’s Managing Director Rob Boer, Acta Centaurus will now get ready to commence work in the offshore wind sector. “Building […]

  • 4 August 2014
    Wind Farm Update

    Walk-to-Work Offshore Support Accommodation vessel DP GALYNA was contracted by Forewind for operation and maintenance work to its two meteorological masts on North Sea’s Dogger Bank, located approximately 150 km off the east coast of Yorkshire. DP GALYNA sailed to Great Yarmouth to take on board the technicians of SeaRoc Group for scheduled operation and […]