Ship & Boat BuildingConversionsIsland Offshore has secured long-term employment for the Island Condor

Island Offshore has secured long-term employment for the Island Condor

“This is a fantastic Christmas gift for the company! We have worked purposefully to secure longer assignments and are grateful for the trust the customer has shown us,” says Managing Director of Island Offshore Management AS, Tommy Walaunet.

The Island Condor has worked as a walk-to-work vessel in the British sector for many years, apart from Norwegian projects in the past year. Now, the vessel will be converted for a long-term contract with a Norwegian customer.

 “Our expectations for the coming years are thus continued and strengthened. We have good experience in adapting ships to new and attractive segments. The conversion of one of our supply vessels for other activities results from initiative, innovative thinking, and highly skilled employees in the organization,” says Walaunet.

 Starting next autumn, the Island Condor will work as a construction vessel equipped with two ROVs (remotely operated underwater vehicles), an offshore crane, a helideck, and a larger battery pack. The ship’s midsection, including interior fittings, will be extended, and an ROV hangar will be built. Thus, the vessel is configured to perform inspection work, crane operations, and similar tasks for the oil and gas and renewable sectors. Island Condor has an SPS class with a cabin capacity of 83 persons, providing ample space for client personnel.

– We are pleased that Island Offshore has once again chosen Myklebust Verft as a partner. The collaborative relationship between Island Offshore and Myklebust stretches back a long way. We see it as another vote of confidence from the management team that we have again been chosen for such a large and important assignment, says Kristin Hide, daily manager of Myklebust Verft.

 The vessel will be converted at Myklebust Yard and delivered to the customer in September 2024.

 “This is a major and demanding conversion for the Island Condor, and it is particularly pleasant using local forces and suppliers. We have a long and good cooperation with Myklebust Yard and other suppliers in the region, and it is easier for us to monitor progress when the ship is located so close to the office,” says Walaunet.

 

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