New Esvagt SOV launched in Spain
A service operation vessel (SOV) for the Danosh shipowner Esvagt AS, under construction at Zamakona Yards Bilbao facilities, has been launched. With 58,50 mts. length and 16,60 mts. beam, she will be equipped with a SMST walk‐to‐work gangway system in a bespoke tower with a crane placed on top of the tower.
Together with Safe Transfer Boats STB 7 and STB 12, the gangway will contribute to the safe transfer of turbine technicians, tools and spare parts.
The ship has the capacity to accommodate up to 42 people including technicians and is designed to operate safely close to, and within the operational distance of the gangway, the wind turbines and Wind Farm Offshore Sup Station in min. 3,0 m/Hs and 0,75 m/s current, and make safe transfers to the Wind‐Turbine Transition Peace’s and OSS.
ESVAGT NB C790 will support MHI Vestas Offshore Wind in its Deutsche Bucht Wind Farm project within a 15‐year contract.
This is our 5th vessel for ESVAGT since 2004 and strengths the relationship between our yard and Esvagt.
Zamakona Yards Group has facilities in Santurtzi (Vizcaya), Pasajes (Guipúzcoa) and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (Canary Islands), with more than 41 years of experience building and repairing all type of vessels.