Adwen Picks Bridgemans Floatel for Wikinger Team

first_imgCanada-based Bridgemans Services Group (BSG) has entered into an agreement with Adwen Offshore to provide full-service accommodation support on the Wikinger offshore wind project in the German Baltic Sea.Bridgemans’ 142-metre floatel MV Bluefort will go into service in March 2018 to accommodate workers at the project site 35km off the coast of the island of Rügen.“Bridgemans is excited for the opportunity to work with Adwen as we continue to show the versatility and efficiency of the MV Bluefort while offering an enhanced service deliverable to the market,” said BSG President, Brian Grange, said.The MV Bluefort can accommodate over 200 persons for periods of up to 5 months.The floatel underwent a refurbishment in 2016 which included the renovation of all cabins, lounge, dining and common areas, along with upgrades to all mechanical, navigational, IT and operating systems, including enhanced Internet and TV service.The vessel has also been equipped with CTV boat landing and a helicopter pad for crew transfers.Iberdrola’s 350MW Wikinger wind farm comprises 70 5MW Adwen wind turbines the last of which was installed in October 2017. Commissioning works at the site off the north-eastern coast of the island of Rügen are still underway.The MV Bluefort will be based in Europe for charters upcoming, BSG said.last_img read more