Aberdeen-based logistics and supplies administration firm, ASCO, has been appointed by Danish wind turbine maker Vestas to work on a major North-East offshore wind mission, additional strengthening its place within the renewables market.
The mission on the Seagreen offshore wind farm, positioned 27km off the coast of Angus, will see ASCO’s ship company division Seletar present providers together with crew switch to the operations of the mission initially throughout the development section.
This newest mission, which can be delivered from the port of Montrose, is the eighth awarded to ASCO within the renewables market, having beforehand labored on a spread of initiatives together with Hywind, Kincardine and the Moray East.
Service supply supervisor for Seletar, Ross Irvine, stated: “This newest contract win emphasises our place within the renewables panorama, one thing we’ve been dedicated to doing for a while. Over a interval of some years, we’ve seen a diversification within the business and while our conventional core actions in marine and vitality industries stay vastly necessary to us, we’ve advanced and developed abilities to grow to be extra sustainable. The transferability of our abilities and competences is a key energy in a market diversification technique, enabling us to help the vitality transition while enhancing the sustainability of our firm.”
ASCO has additionally just lately signed a letter of intent with Norway’s International Ocean Expertise (GOT) to additional develop base, upkeep and logistics providers for offshore clients within the North Sea. The collaboration additionally consists of the supply of base providers for upcoming offshore wind operations within the Southern North Sea.