Fleet of WINDEA Group keeps growing
(WK-intern) – WINDEA shareholder Bernhard Schulte has ordered two service operation vessels (SOVs) of the ULSTEIN SX175 design at Ulstein Verft.
The vessels will sail in a long-term charter contract for SIEMENS.
The usage of SOVs will improve the efficiency of service operations at wind farms. The vessel functions as a reliable and environmentally sound platform for wind farm operations and maintenance support, technician accommodation and transport, and the provision of exceptional levels of safe reliable access to installations offshore.
With the ULSTEIN SX175 the collaborative design team of Ulstein, WINDEA and Bernhard Schulte created a vessel, which perfectly fits the needs of the offshore wind industry.
The vessels will be delivered in 2016 and 2017, and be operated by Bernhard Schulte Shipmanagement.
Length 88m, breadth 18 m, speed 13.5 knots and accommodation up to 109 people.
About the companies:
Bernhard Schulte is a worldwide leading family owned ship owner and ship manager, which employs 16,000 seafarers and 1,500 people onshore, owns 100 vessels and manages more than 650 vessels.
WINDEA Offshore is a joint venture of Bernhard Schulte, EMS Maritime Offshore and SSC Wind. As representative of a reliable and keen group of specialists WINDEA provides multiple solutions including consulting for the construction and the maintenance of offshore wind farms.
ULSTEIN is an internationally renowned provider of ship design, shipbuilding and system solutions for ships. For nearly 100 years, the company has developed future-oriented products and services for the maritime industry.
PR: WINDEA Group