A1 Offshore Solutions and Kenzfigee develop Walk-to-Work (W2W) offshore solution

A1 Offshore Solutions and Kenzfigee develop Walk-to-Work (W2W) offshore solution
Published: 4 July 2019 - 5:45 a.m.
By: Carla Sertin

A1 Offshore Solutions ApS in Denmark, a provider of offshore service vessels and KenzFigee, a supplier of lifting and offshore equipment solutions, are pleased to announce that they have signed a cooperation agreement to offer clients in the offshore oil, gas and wind industry a cost efficient and safe Walk-to-Work vessel solution.

This agreement is a result of A1 Offshore Solution’s excellent experiences with the KenzFigee 3D Active Motion Compensated (ACM) 26-meter gangway solution installed on board its’ offshore support vessel ‘Notus Express’. Increasing demand for cost efficient, safe and reliable offshore access solutions have been the basis of this joint initiative. In addition to the installed walk-to-work system from KenzFigee, the vessel ‘Notus Express’ is fitted with a purpose-built accommodation block in 2018. This combination of modern equipment is becoming the new industry standard.

The proven Walk-2-Work solution comprises the offshore support vessel ‘Notus Express’ of A1 Offshore Solutions, equipped with a Kenz Figee ACM access system to provide a safe and easy access to offshore structures. The combination of vessel and gangway system has proven itself over the last 8 months and is being used on a variety of projects in the North Sea. The 3D Active Motion Compensated gangway offers features, like: 1-ton lifting capability and zero docking pressure, making it versatile in its use.

“It’s with great pleasure to announce the cooperation with A1 Offshore Solutions in Denmark and offering a cost effective and safe W2W vessel solution," Jan-Pieter Klaver, CEO of KenzFigee, said. "We know A1 Offshore Solutions as an experienced company in the offshore industry and a trusted partner during recent projects. We are convinced that the combined expertise and experience of both companies are beneficial to our clients in this industry.”

“A1 Offshore Solutions is pleased to team up and continue the relationship with KenzFigee," Martin Laust Ørberg, CEO of A1 Offshore Solutions, stated. "This agreement is fully in line with our ambition to further expand our business in the offshore oil, gas and wind industry. Our crew onboard and KenzFigee operators have received applauds from onboard clients, proving that the cooperation on the operational level is a great success.”


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