ACE Winches Secures Vard Contract

ACE Winches, has recently been awarded a spooling contract with Vard Group for Norway’s largest construction vessel.

The scope of work includes the spooling of two 3,500 metre ROV umbilicals, the spooling of a crane boom wire and aux wire, including 3,900 metres of 135mm wire on to the vessel’s crane. The largest wire on this project weighs 360te, ACE Winches had to build a new upgraded spooling winch to accommodate the weight.

Alfie Cheyne, CEO, ACE Winches said: “This project is a huge achievement for ACE Winches and demonstrates our capacity to take on large scale contracts where we are given responsibility for the whole project.”

The project comes as ACE Winches announced the appointment of Andy Thom to its board as chief commercial officer. Thom joins ACE Winches from Sea Trucks Group where he had held several senior management roles since 2008.

Alfie continued: “We are thrilled to be welcoming Andy to the team. Andy’s experience and knowledge will be invaluable to the company and I look forward to working closely with him to steer the company through the current challenging market conditions.”

Share this article

Follow Subsea World News

Events>

<< Jul 2017 >>
MTWTFSS
26 27 28 29 30 1 2
3 4 5 6 7 8 9
10 11 12 13 14 15 16
17 18 19 20 21 22 23
24 25 26 27 28 29 30
31 1 2 3 4 5 6

Kuwait Oil & Gas Show

Kuwait Oil & Gas Show is the Kuwait International Fair Ground in Kuwait City, Kuwait. This event showcases product from Chemicals & Dyes, Electronics & Electrical Goods, Hand, Machine & Garden Tools, Petroleum, Oil & Gas, Power & Renewable Energy industries. More info

read more >

SPE Offshore Europe 2017

Attending SPE Offshore Europe, recognised by offshore E&P professionals as Europe’s leading E&P exhibition and conference, will ensure…

read more >

Offshore Site Investigation & Geotechnics Committee 8th International Conference “Smarter Solutions for Future Offshore Developments”

The conference series, which has run since 1979, offers a unique opportunity for geotechnical engineers, geoscientists and academics…

read more >

Oil & Gas Indonesia 2017

Oil & Gas Indonesia (OGI) is an exhibition focused on Oil and Gas Exploration, Production and Refining and showcases the largest exhibition…

read more >