NMMS supports ESVAGT with offshore wind farm vessel recruitment

12th Sep 2023

Northern Marine has further expanded its crewing activity in the offshore wind sector with the commencement of long-term service provision to ESVAGT, the largest operator of Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) in Europe.

The new crew management service will see Northern Marine Manning Services recruit qualified offshore personnel for the Danish company’s fleet of SOVs and Emergency Response and Rescue Vessels (ERRVs).

Jack Waterston, Crew Manager Offshore, Northern Marine Manning Services said: “With values closely aligned to our own, ESVAGT’s operations play a pivotal role in the safety and operational integrity of the North Sea offshore wind farm sector, and with this important responsibility they require first class Crewing provision. 

“We are very pleased to be able to assist ESVAGT in ensuring their highly experienced and well-trained workforce remains at the optimum level and is of the highest standard.

“Over 40 years Northern Marine have proven our capability to deliver tailored crewing solutions to industry leaders in marine, offshore and - more recently - renewables, and through our expanding Crewing and Training services in offshore wind we are well placed to help facilitate the growth of the sector.”

ESVAGT is a dedicated provider of safety and support at sea and a market leader within offshore wind solutions. Built on a strong foundation of highly experienced and well-trained crews as well as good quality vessels and equipment, they support the offshore wind and oil and gas industries with a wide range of specialised services: standby, Emergency Response and Rescue Vessels (ERRV), oil spill response, firefighting, tanker assistance, rig moves, supply services and inter-field transfer of cargo and personnel.

Nick V. Orskov, Chief Human Resources Officer, ESVAGT said: “An important prerequisite for our continued growth as a shipping company is that we have a good and competent workforce. “Therefore, the collaboration with Northern Marine is of great importance to ESVAGT.

“Northern Marine has many years of experience in supplying qualified offshore personnel and at ESVAGT we look forward to the future collaboration.”