Ampelmann L-type safely completes 100,000 people transfers in Brunei and is expanding the product range

January 12, 2017

Press release

Ampelmann has recently celebrated 100,000 safe transfers utilising the L-type system for Brunei Shell Petroleum (BSP). The L-type system is installed on a fast crew vessel for daily crew change operations.

Gerbrand Marbus, Manager Crew Change commented “We are delighted to celebrate another milestone with BSP, working together to deliver safe, reliable and cost efficient operations.”

The L-type has been operating in Brunei for over 2 years and Gerbrand Marbus, Manager Crew Change at Ampelmann added “We see more focus in the offshore industry on the safety and cost of existing crew change operations. At Ampelmann we are committed to innovation. We now have a new L-type range, able to continuously transfer up 10 persons per minute in 2.0 m significant wave height. This unit can be easily transported in one standard container and only needs a single Operator. The improvements can provide up to a further 30% reduction of marine spread and crew costs compared to alternatives.”