Ostend, Belgium, December 2017 – Bridgemans Services Group (BSG) is pleased to announce they have successfully completed a contract for accommodations and CTV boat landing services for MHI Vestas Offshore Wind in Belgium.
“We are very pleased to report that the MV Bluefort performed above and beyond expectation and has solidified herself in the offshore wind market,” said BSG President, Brian Grange. “To have been selected by a global leader in wind energy represents a meaningful endorsement of our capabilities and we are very happy to have delivered on all aspects of the contract.”
Having undergone an extensive refurbishment, Bridgemans’ 142-metre MV Bluefort went into service on May 1, to accommodate construction and maintenance workers at the project site in the North Sea off the coast of Belgium.
The MV Bluefort is one of the most modern, efficient and versatile floatel solutions available in today’s marketplace. Featuring 210 single ensuite cabins, rapid occupant scalability, exceptional fuel efficiency and high-capacity storage facilities, the Bluefort can provide extended periods of up to 5 months of uninterrupted service.
The refit, completed in 2016, included the renovation of all cabins, lounge, dining and common areas, along with upgrades to all mechanical, navigational, IT and operating systems, including enhanced Internet and TV service. The vessel has also been equipped with CTV boat landing and helicopter pad for crew transfers. The vessel is currently based in Northern Europe and is ready for immediate deployment.