Van Oord, a Dutch marine service company, has signed a five-year contract with Eidesvik Offshore for an undersea viking multipurpose support vessel through Van Oord Offshore Wind, a subsidiary of offshore wind power generation.
According to Eidesvik Offshore, owner of a Norwegian-based offshore vessel, the deal is expected to begin in the first quarter of 2023 at undisclosed value. Van Oord also has an extension option, and under “specific” conditions, a vessel call option after a fixed period.
The deal will take place just days after Eidesvik Offshore says it has won an extension of the undersea Viking contract that should keep the ship busy until the end of 2022. Please check this out for details.
Nowadays, ships are used to assist Offshore research operations in the oil and gas sectorAnd now it moves to the renewable energy market.
Gitte Gard Talmo, CEO and President of Eidesvik said: “We are very pleased with the awarding of this agreement by Van Oord, a leading international player in the offshore wind market. This agreement will expand Eidesvik’s presence in the renewable energy market. This important new client. A strong and long-standing relationship with. ”
Arnoud Kuis, Van Oord’s Managing Director of Offshore Wind, said: “This vessel will be deployed as a trench support vessel in various Van Oord projects and will be the main platform for the Van Oord Trencher Dig-It.”
Dig-It is a remotely operated vehicle (TROV) with a truck as the main propulsion method. It is a remote trench injection and cutting system and is also a cable burial system.
The first project was cable burial work at the Borkum Riffgrund 2 offshore wind farm in Germany in 2018.
https://www.oedigital.com/news/498143-van-oord-books-eidesvik-offshore-vessel-for-offshore-wind-trenching-support VanOord Books Eidesvik Offshore Vessels for Offshore Wind Trenching Support