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New contract: Windcat 42 - no 18 in the Servogear series

06.10.2017

We are proud to announce the signing of a new contract with Windcat Workboats BV for the delivery of Servogear Ecoflow Propulsor for their new vessel Windcat 42. This will be the 18th vessel equipped in cooperation between Servogear and Windcat Workboats since 2009.

 

Windcat Workboats BV is Europe’s leading provider of specialist crew transfer vessels to the offshore windpower industry. All their vessels are designed and built by themselves. The vessel layout and propulsion is optimized to transfer personnel offshore in a safe and comfortable environment.

 

Over the last decade Servogear has specialized in the WFSV category, and with this contract we have equipped more than 70 windfarm vessels with Servogear Ecoflow Propulsor, worldwide since 2009. The strong cooperation over many years with Windcat Workboats BV has allowed us to learn, develop and adapt our CPP concept to optimize it for the WFSV category" said Otto Pedersen, Sales & Marketing Director at Servogear.  

 

The delivery of the Servogear Ecoflow Propulsor to Windcat 42 will take place in the first quarter of 2018.

  

Windcat 42 main propulsion data:

  • Vessel type: Windfarm Service Vessel
  • Shipyard: Dok en Scheepsbouw
  • Length: 24 m
  • Engine power/RPM: 2 x 720 kW@2250RPM
  • Gearbox: 2 x Servogear HD220U
  • Reduction ratio: 2,952: 1
  • Propeller diameter: 1075 mm

 

We thank Windcat Workboats BV for the order, and look forward to another good and productive cooperation between our companies.