Ampelmann has recently taken delivery of the 50th bespoke gangway to be manufactured by valued partner, Abuco. Ampelmann and Abuco have been working together since 2009 and this latest collaboration demonstrates the continuity in supply chain required to manufacture and supply market leading motion compensated access systems to the energy sector.
Commenting, one of the executive officer said “In order for Ampelmann to deliver industry leading access systems to our customers, it is vitally important that we work closely with our supply chain to ensure innovation is translated into safe working practices and efficiencies for the end-user. We congratulate Abuco on this significant milestone, thank them for their contribution to the Ampelmann solution and look forward to working with them on some of the exciting new product projects we have planned”.
One of those new projects, the N-type, is being engineered and manufactured to new, advanced operating levels. The first unit will be completed in 2017 and will be installed on a support vessel contracted to Sakhalin Energy Investment Company in eastern Russia.