Ampelmann, the leader in offshore access solutions, has secured a contract with vessel owner Eidesvik for supporting works at the Merkur wind farm in the German North Sea. An E-type system has been installed on the vessel Viking Neptun and will operate for five months, starting mid-September.
“After a successful collaboration last year, we are excited to work with Eidesvik again in the coming winter season.” said Tim Börner, Business Development Manager Offshore Wind at Ampelmann.
This is the second project between the two companies. In 2017, Ampelmann was awarded a contract by Eidesvik to deliver another one of its E-type systems to carry out commissioning work at the Wikinger offshore wind farm. The project was for end client Adwen and also went on for five months.
"We are very pleased with how the cooperation between Ampelmann and Eidesvik works; Ampelmann understands client requirements and they have a very service-minded attitude,” said Vermund Hjelland, Vice President Technology & Development at Eidesvik AS. “The matching of Ampelmann and Eidesvik really brings together all the first-class tools and people needed for safe and successful gangway operations, even in challenging weather conditions."
The project with Eidesvik is among the latest of contracts secured by Ampelmann’s recently opened office in Hamburg, Germany.