OWS gets acquired by Acta Marine

Acta Marine has acquired Offshore Wind Services B.V. (OWS), including the UK subsidiary OWPMS Ltd., in 2015. In due time, OWS will be re-named to Acta Marine Wind Service BV.

The daily management of the company remained with Workships Contractors, who have successfully been providing these services to OWS over the last years 4 years.

25 years of Workships Contractors!

Workships Contractors BV was founded in 1989 in Rotterdam as the structure to operate the DP II Dive Support Semi-Submersible “Amethyst”. Since that time Workships has operated as a vessel management company in all aspects of the offshore industry. Since 2011, Workships is also providing services to the Offshore Wind industry, showing yet again commitment to safe and efficient operations. We currently count 11 vessels to the fleet under our management and are expanding further.

Over 400.000 safe transfers...

... to Offshore Wind Turbines at amongst others:
Borkum Riffgat
Greater Gabbard
Prinses Amalia
Gunfleet Sands
Lynn & Inner Dowsing
North Hoyle

Workships Contractors BV

Workships acts as Marine Asset Manager and Vessel Operator for already 25 years. We have worldwide ship management experience in the offshore Oil&Gas industry. We always have been flexible in adapting to new market opportunities. In this line, we also provide services to the Offshore Wind industry managing Crew Transfer Vessels / Wind Farm Support Vessels which we operate safely, reliably, efficiently and voluntarily under the ISM code and highest HSE standards.

Acta Marine Wind Service BV (former OWS)

Since March 2015, Offshore Wind Services B.V. (OWS) is owned by Acta Marine and managed by Workships Contractors. OWS got renamed to Acta Marine Offshore Wind and is dedicated to provide (crew) vessels to the Offshore Wind Industry. In 2012, OWS acquired one of the best known operators in the offshore wind crew transfer industry, Offshore Wind Power Marine Services Ltd. (OWPMS). In total, OWS can now offer clients a range of 10 dedicated wind farm services vessels.

Offshore Wind Power Marine Services Ltd.

Offshore Wind Power Marine Services (OWPMS) is a UK subsidiary of Offshore Wind Services B.V., a company managed by Workships Contractors B.V.
Based on the coast of North Wales UK, OWPMS has been operating Crew Transfer Vessels since 2006. Since delivery of their first of type vessel back then, they have provided successful services, as well as been instrumental in developing many of the safety policies and innovations that are standard in the industry today.

Offshore Wind

Workships Contractors B.V. is currently operating 10 Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV) and a Diving Support / Salvage/ Multipurpose Vessel owned and/or operated by Offshore Wind Services B.V. (OWS). We have been operating them in the UK, the Netherlands, Denmark and Germany. In the UK we operate through OWS€™ subsidiary Offshore Wind Power Marine Services Ltd. (OWPMS) and in Germany with our partners Frisia-Offshore... Read more

Offshore Oil & Gas

Workships Contractors B.V. has operated as a vessel management company operating in all aspects of the offshore industry for over 20 years. We are a leading asset manager with global presence and experience in managing:  drilling and service platforms, vessels, crewing, procurement,  logistics, vessel audits and concept development. Below you can find the fleet we have been successfully operating the last years: ...

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ROTC Pemba Bay Opens regional offshore training centre in Pemba - Mozambique

20 March 2015

ROTC Pemba Bay in partnership with the CEPAM Opens the regional offshore training centre in Pemba - Mozambique.

The partners STC-Group Holding B.V. (The Netherlands), Cornelder Holding and Workships Contractors B.V. (The Netherlands) and Indico Logistics Lda (Mozambique), possess all sectoral, local, regional and international knowledge and experience available to provide training and education of the highest international quality.

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IMCA join Workships at their inaugural Masters Command Conference for Crew Transfer Vessels 2015

17 March 2015

18 Masters from the Windfarm Crew Transfer industry recently met at the inaugural Workships Contractors’ Masters Command Conference 2015. The Masters, who all work for the recently acquired Offshore Wind Services, managed by Workships Contractors travelled from UK and Europe to attend the events held in Colchester Essex UK.

Philip Woodcock, Operations Director at Workships Contractors took his experience learned from the IMCA Renewables Work Group to lead the National Workboat Association Safety Forum in 2014. The Safety Forum provides an opportunity for workboat operators and industry representatives to share important safety observations and lessons learned with each other. The Safety Forum is currently working on gathering health and safety statistics from the crew boat sector.

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