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Equinor's CEO visits the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm and the ‘Esvagt Njord’

Press release   •   Jun 13, 2019 09:00 CEST

The 'Esvagt Njord' were in the company of Equinor's CEO.

Equinor CEO Eldar Sætre has payed a visit to the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm and the SOV (Service Operation Vessel) ‘Esvagt Njord’.

Mr. Sætre visited the 402 MW offshore wind farm and had a close look at operation. He visited the ‘Esvagt Njord’, the SOV vessel supporting the operations in the wind farm, and walked across the gangway from the vessel to a wind turbine. Mr. Sætre also met with Siemens technicians and the ESVAGT crew.

The Dudgeon Offshore Wind Farm is located 32 km off the coast in North Norfolk. Since its completion in 2017, the Dudgeon Offshore Wind Park has been producing enough green energy to power more than 400,000 UK homes.

About ESVAGT

ESVAGT is a dedicated provider of safety and support at sea and a market leader within offshore wind solutions. 

We support the offshore Oil & Gas industries with a wide range of specialized services: Standby, Emergency Response and Rescue Vessels (ERRV), Oil spill response, Firefighting, Tanker assists, Rig moves, Supply services and Interfield transfer of cargo and personnel.

We service offshore wind farms and have a fleet of dedicated Service Operation Vessels (SOV), which ESVAGT pioneered in 2010. The SOVs provide accommodation for technicians, spare time facilities, offices and conference room, storage for small turbine parts, workshops, etc. The SOV offers flexible personnel and equipment transfer capabilities by either Walk-to-Work gangway system or Safe Transfer Boats.

ESVAGT was founded in 1981 and has a fleet of more than 40 vessels and approximately 900 employees on- and offshore.