People transfer

The N-type is the safe and cost-efficient solution for Walk to Work and Crew Change operations in extreme cold regions, hence its nickname the Icemann. The system is able to transfer people in sea states over 3.5 m significant wave height.

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Compensation: > 3.5 m Hs
Temperature: designed to withstand -40 deg C
Footprint: 11 X 11 m
Max gangway length: 32 m
N-type Icemann Ampelmann

Year-round safe offshore access in extreme cold regions

People transfer

With the equipment covers, heating and insulation, the system can operate year-round in regions with temperatures down to -40°C, ice and snow. The N-type improves the safety and efficiency of your operation through active motion compensation fully controlled from the vessel and flexibility in platform landing locations and directions.

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Base configuration
Certification General system: Lloyd’s Register | Winterisation: DNV-GL OS-A201
Gangway length 32.0 m, telescoping stroke 8.0 m
Power EHPU, tool container and all main equipment included in equipment bay underneath gangway
Vessel requirement Larger than 70 m

Tip connnection: minimal modifications to platform required


Covered operator cabins & gangways


Main equipment in heated equipment bay


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