BMT Nigel Gee designs "unique" windfarm vesselVessel & ROV News // June 29, 2010
Under client instruction, BMT Nigel Gee in the UK has designed what it describes as "a unique operation and maintenance vessel" tailored to providing essential maintenance activities for offshore windfarms.
Accommodating up to 20 technicians, the vessel incorporates full DP2 capability, motion compensated personnel turbine access as well as full ROV and dive support.
The vessel is also capable laying inter-array cables and transporting large items of replacement equipment such as turbine gearboxes.
BMT is also supporting the client in the tender stages of the project.