The new SOV for Statoil floated out in Poland.

Press release   •   Jun 16, 2016 11:19 CEST

HST-125 Leaving Gdansk

The SOV for servicing Statoil in Dudgeon Wind Farm in the English sector is well underway.

Nauta Shipyard in Gdansk, Poland, launched ESVAGT's latest newbuilding in late January, and it is now on tow to Havyard Ship Technology in Leirvik, Norway, where the further outfitting and completion of the vessel takes place.

The vessel will be operating as a SOV – Service Operational Vessel; ESVAGTs unique concept to service offshore wind parks. The vessels design is therefore similar to two other ESVAGT SOV’s, the 'Esvagt Froude' and 'Esvagt Faraday'.

The vessel will be delivered in September 2016.

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 up to 40 technicians, storage for small turbine parts and a workshop, plus 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 more than 900 employees on- and offshore.