Bibby Marine Services Ltd
Bibby Line Group will reach another milestone in its 210 year old marine history when it takes delivery of the Bibby WaveMaster 1, a vessel designed specifically for operations & maintenance and construction support activities of wind farms. Bibby Marine Services Ltd will own and operate the vessel.
- Bibby Marine enter the renewables market
- New design of Service Operation Vessel
- Providing a \'step change\' in operability and performance
- High levels of technician comfort and amenities
- Step less approach to logistic work flows
In 2017 Bibby Line Group will reach another milestone in its 210 year old history when it takes delivery of the Bibby WaveMaster 1, a vessel designed specifically for operations & maintenance and construction support activities of wind farms.
Bibby Marine Services is currently building Bibby WaveMaster 1, the first in a new generation of Service Operations Vessels serving the needs of Offshore Windfarm operators. Due for completion in August 2017 this speculatively built vessel represents the first significant investment by Bibby into the marine renewables sector.
Bibby input what we felt the customers requirements were and Damen shipyard modified the vessel to suit our suggestions, particularly the internal layout, work flows and the need for a step less approach. Additional customer feedback was then incorporated in the final design.
Designed to handle well in excess of 2.50-metre significant wave heights, the Bibby WaveMaster 1 is fully adapted to cope with harsh North Sea conditions and crew comfort has been given the highest priority. Some of the features are:
Unique hull form and DP2 ensure max stability and operability in severe sea states; Smart logistics/personnel workflows with step-less capability; Unique fuel saving dual engine power configuration for lower operating costs;
Multi- stop elevator, height adjustable pedestal and UpTime W2W gangway for max access; Daughter craft, CTV landings/refueling, and helideck for inc Daughter craft, CTV landings/refueling, and helideck for increased access and max flexibility; Large covered/air conditioned six container warehouse, large deck area, 10 containers with crane;
60 ensuite cabins, numerous offices and leisure facilities. Max 90 pax.; Comfort Class 2 accommodation.
Delivery 1st Sept 2017