CWind Launches New Vessel

Posted by Eric Haun
Thursday, August 28, 2014
CWind Fulmar

CWind, a provider of integrated services to the offshore wind industry, has launched its new vessel CWind Fulmar in a naming ceremony in Brightlingsea.

The CWind Fulmar, built by CTruk Ltd. at its Brightlingsea boatyard, is due to join three other CWind vessels on a three-year O&M contract at West of Duddon Sands. The vessel, the third SWATH 20 built by CTruk, boasts mixed-flow stainless-steel Rolls-Royce waterjets for a targeted 25% increased bollard pull. Coupled with the RR jets' efficiencies it is envisaged that the optimised hull form will increase speed and boost the already notable fuel efficiency of these composite craft.

Dave Quested, Fleet Director of CWind, said, “We are delighted to receive the CWind Fulmar into our fleet. She is the 20th vessel CTruk has built, in what continues to be an outstanding local partnership. Of course we are extremely pleased that she is going straight out to a contract where she will hopefully not only meet but exceed our clients’ expectations.”

cwind247.com

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