Alnmaritec launches windfarm vesselVessel & ROV News // March 2, 2012
Alnmaritec in the UK recently launched a new multipurpose offshore windfarm support vessel.
Ocean Wind 5 is a variant of the popular Wave Commander class from Alnmaritec. She measures 16m x 7m and is fitted with twin Scania DI16 engines giving her cruising speeds of over 24.
On deck she is fitted with a payload area both fore and aft, a substantial moon pool and internally she has a survey station and comfortable accommodation for both passengers and crew.
The vessel has a separate raised wheelhouse area providing excellent all round views from the helm position and the survey station whilst in the main accommodation she has seating for 12 pax, mess area, galley and WC; below decks she has two sleeping cabins.
Ocean Wind 5 is designed with the versatility to allow her to provide offshore support on windfarms during the construction phase (she has a generator refuelling capacity), for survey work, for ROV and dive support as well as for technician and tool transfer during routine operations and maintenance phases.