Ship of the Year 2008 – Island Wellserver

ISLAND WELLSERVER elected Ship of the Year 2008

The offshore service vessel ISLAND WELLSERVER, owned by the Norwegian company Island Offshore and built by Aker Yards ASA, Langsten, was today declared Ship of the Year 2008 by the Norwegian State Secretary Rikke Lind. ISLAND WELLSERVER is a subsea riserless oil and gas well intervention vessel, and represent new technology in the offshore market. The ship also introduces new standards for working environment, safety and comfort, according to Ms. Lind.

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ISLAND WELLSERVER – Aker Yards, Langsten

Aker Yards, Langsten is situated in Tomrefjord in Møre og Romsdal County. They were established in 1945 and have inherited a tradition of skill, problem solving, and professional competence in ship building. They have delivered severel high-tech and innovative specialized vessels which has put them on the leading edge in their field.

Aker Yards, Langsten prides itself in the construction of state of the art, advanced specialized vessels. They have delivered seismic ships, icebreakers, high-tech offshore vessels, and naval vessels.

Aker Yards, Langsten is proably Norway´s most moderen shipyard. Their huge outfitting hall is a major advantage since all the tasks can be undertaken under cover. This benefits the workforce and their effectiveness on many levels.

Aker Yards, Langsten has a large docking area which also makes it an attractive shipyard for both repairs and reconstruction.
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The Shipowner Island Offshore Group

The Island Offshore Group is a leading provider of services to the offshore industry ranging from Platform Supply and Anchor Handling to Advanced Subsea Operations including Increased Oil Recovery (IOR) and Light Well Intervention (LWI). The fleet consists of high quality vessels with an average age of less than two years. 11 vessels are currently operating in Brazil, Mexico, USA and in the North Sea.
The Island Offshore Group comprises ship owning companies where Island Offshore Shipholding LP holds the majority shareholding. Technical and marine operations for all vessels are handled by Island Offshore Management AS in Ulsteinvik, whilst IOR and Subsea operations are handled by Island Offshore Subsea AS in Stavanger. Island Offshore is fully certified according to ISO standards 9001 and 14001. Continue reading The Shipowner Island Offshore Group