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Uptime Announces New Contract for W2W Gangway

Uptime International has entered into a contract with Cemre Marin Endüstri for delivery of a full Uptime access solution. Cemre Shipyard in Turkey will integrate the delivery in the new windfarm Service Operation Vessel (SOV) they are building for the French vessel owner Louis Dreyfus Armateurs (LDA) to be delivered in 2018.

The delivery consists of an active motion compensated gangway and an adjustable pedestal integrated towards the elevator tower in the new SOV design from Salt Ship Design, all this to take care of personnel and cargo transfer from vessel warehouse up to and through the gangway to the TP. The new LDA SOV will operate for Dong Energy Wind Power on four windfarms off the German coast (Borkum Riffgrund 1 & 2, Gode Wind 1 & 2) and will enable the maintenance of wind turbines by windfarm technicians.