Workships Contractors celebrates 25 years!

Workships Contractors BV was founded in 1988 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 operating in all aspects of the offshore industry. Since 2011, Workships is also providing services to the Offshore Wind industry and is growing rapidly. We currently count 11 vessels to the fleet under our management.

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.

Over 390.000 safe transfers...

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

Offshore Wind Services B.V.

Offshore Wind Services B.V. (OWS) is a vessel owner solely managed by Workships Contractors and dedicated to provide vessels for 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 11 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 solely 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.

Cooperation with Frisia-Offshore

Workships Contractors B.V. is cooperating with Frisia-Offshore, a company located in Norddeich, Germany. We are working together in operations, crewing and QHSE matters of in total 5 Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs) in German and Dutch waters. Offshore Wind Services B.V. and Frisia-Offshore have formed a strong partnership which offers synergies for our clients' offshore wind projects.


Workships Contractors B.V. is currently operating 12 Crew Transfer Vessels (CTV) and a Diving Support / Salvage/ Multipurpose Vessel owned 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

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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Acquisition of new build FCS 2008 - Offshore Waddenzee

01 July 2014

Offshore Wind Services (OWS) makes public the acquisition of a DAMEN Twin Axe Fast Crew Supplier (FCS) 2008. The vessel will be delivered in August to her first client Van Oord, and deployed at the Dutch offshore wind farm (OWF) Eneco Luchterduinen, which is a partnership of Eneco and Mitsubishi Corporation.

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Acquisition of DSV Offshore Beaver

30 May 2014

Offshore Wind Services (OWS) announces the acquisition of the multipurpose / diving support vessel “Offshore Beaver”, formerly known as “Union Beaver”.

Before entering the fleet of OWS, “Offshore Beaver” had supported projects in the North Sea for Boskalis. With her 32 pax accommodation capacity, 25t crane, salvage winches and 4-point mooring system, she is capable of laying her own anchor pattern, providing oil spill response solutions, acting as mother ship for operations involving daughter crafts and providing craning services offshore. The vessel has been dry docked in 10 days, including painting, to start her first deployment as diving support vessel on a Windfarm in German Waters starting this Friday.

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