Alewijnse Marine Systems and Van Oord have signed a long-term service level agreement covering Van Oord cable-laying vessels Nexus and HAM601.
The contract was started on September 01, 2015 and will run for three years, the company informed.
The partnership involves management of the onboard electrical systems, whereby Alewijnse Marine Rotterdam will be the first point of contact for delivering material, advice and personnel for electrical service and maintenance project over the period of the agreement.
Jaap de Jong, Director Ship Management at Van Oord said: “With this strategic partnership in place we optimize our supply chain which will give way to operational improvement and cost reduction in our fleet management.”
Ben Bonte, director of Alewijnse Marine Rotterdam, added: “Over the next years we are confident that we can prove that we have what it takes to execute this service level agreement satisfactorily. And beyond we see an exciting future with Van Oord.”