Danish provider of offshore service vessels A1 Offshore Solutions ApS and lifting and offshore equipment specialist KenzFigee have signed a cooperation agreement to offer clients in the offshore oil, gas and wind industry a cost-efficient and safe Walk-to-Work vessel solution.
The pact follows A1 Offshore Solution’s experiences with the KenzFigee 3D Active Motion Compensated (ACM) 26-meter gangway solution installed on board its’ offshore support vessel ‘Notus Express’.
Increasing demand for cost efficient, safe and reliable offshore access solutions have been the basis of this joint initiative, said a press release.
In addition to the installed walk-to-work system from KenzFigee, the vessel ‘Notus Express’ is fitted with a purpose-built accommodation block in 2018. This combination of modern equipment is becoming the new industry standard.
The Walk-2-Work solution comprises the offshore support vessel ‘Notus Express’ of A1 Offshore Solutions, equipped with a Kenz Figee ACM access system to provide a safe and easy access to offshore structures.
"The combination of vessel and gangway system has proven itself over the last 8 months and is being used on a variety of projects in the North Sea. The 3D Active Motion Compensated gangway offers unique features, like: 1-ton lifting capability and zero docking pressure, making it versatile in its use," said the release.