- Published: 02 October 2020 02 October 2020
Deme has launched its Service Operation Vessel (SOV) at the CEMRE shipyard in Yalova, Turkey. Named Groene Wind(Green Wind), the Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull (SWATH) vessel will be deployed for wind farm maintenance activities.
The vessel is due for delivery in 2021 and will be chartered to Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy for the maintenance of the Rentel and Mermaid & Seastar (known as SeaMade) offshore wind farms in Belgium. At 60 m long, the SOV will be equipped with a motion compensated gangway and daughter craft to transfer technicians to the wind turbines. It is designed for up to 24 technicians and a nautical crew.