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Two-Year Crew Transfer Vessel Extension for CWind

CW006 CTV returning from windfarm operationsDONG Energy has granted CWind a two-year extension to its existing three-year crew transfer vessel contract at the West of Duddon Sands Offshore Windfarm in the Irish Sea. CWind will provide vessels for Operations & Maintenance (O&M) to the 108-turbine West of Duddon Sands site, including a summer campaign to ensure the site remains operating at peak performance throughout the busier summer months.

“This extension to our contract with DONG Energy is a fantastic achievement that reflects the great service we consistently deliver to customers,” says Lee Andrews, Managing Director at CWind.  Steven Clarke, Head of West of Duddon Sands Operations, says: “The turbines at West of Duddon Sands, are maintained by hard-working technicians journeying out to sea each day. The crew vessels CWind have provided over the last three years have had a high utilisation factor and we very much look forward to continuing our work together.”

Three of the CWind’s 18-strong fleet of Crew Transfer Vessels (CTVs) have been dedicated to the project, comprising a pair of 19m resin-infused Multi-Purpose Catamarans (MPCs) and one Small Water-plane Area Twin Hull (SWATH) vessel.