Thanks to its unique SOV concepts, ESVAGT has established itself as market leader for innovative vessel solutions for offshore wind. It is this continued growth in the offshore wind energy market that Rune Østergaard (43 years) will be heading up.
Rune Østergaard has an extensive understanding of the commercial wind market, which is a solid foundation for the task ahead. He has experience as a supplier for wind turbine producers both in Denmark and in the USA, and, as part of the wind turbine industry, he has worked closely with customers to fulfil their needs:
“I have a good working knowledge of the entire value chain and experience in spotting optimisation and opportunities for innovative solutions. ESVAGT is a respected partner in the development of tailor made concepts, and I look forward to carrying on that work,” says Rune Østergaard.
Rune Østergaard joins ESVAGT from Siemens Wind Power, where he held the post of Head of Strategic Customer Management.
ESVAGT is a dedicated provider of safety and support at sea, founded on an experienced and well-trained offshore crew and unmatched rescue capabilities.
We support the offshore Oil & Gas industries with a wide range of specialized services: Standby, Emergency Response and Resque Vessels (ERRV), Oil spill response, Firefighting, Tanker assists, Rig moves, Supply services and Interfield transfer of cargo and personnel.
In 2010, ESVAGT brought the dedicated offshore wind Service Operation Vessels (SOV) to the market. The SOVs provide accommodation for technicians, spare time facilities, offices and conference room, storage for small turbine parts, workshops, etc. The SOV offers flexible personnel and equipment transfer capabilities by either Walk-to-Work gangway system or Safe Transfer Boats.
ESVAGT was founded in 1981 and has a fleet of more than 40 vessels and approximately 900 employees on- and offshore.