Abeking & Rasmussen

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Abeking & Rasmussen (A&R) is a pioneering shipyard in Germany with high reputation for quality and innovation for naval and commercial vessels since 1907. Today the company delivers to a critical and sophisticated clientele all over the world...

Abeking & Rasmussen
An der Faehre 2
27809 Lemwerder
Germany

Nils Olschner - Sales Director Special Vessels
+49 42 16 73 30
www.abeking.com
info@abeking.com
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Abeking & Rasmussen (A&R) is a pioneering shipyard in Germany with high reputation for quality and innovation for naval and commercial vessels since 1907. Today the company delivers to a critical and sophisticated clientele all over the world. The modern, compact shipyard is independent of weather, with sheds made for ships of over 125 metres length, which can be launched resp. taken ashore via synchrolift. The revolutionary SWATH@A&R concept presents a superior alternative to conventional hull forms due to its unique seakeeping and maneuvering in rough sea for numerous applications.

The shipyard Abeking & Rasmussen has developed a unique ship design which offers extraordinary seaworthiness and low sea response motions in the same range as vessels which are at least three times larger – the SWATH@A&R® technology.

The 25-metre SWATH@A&R® Crew Transfer Vessel is designed to be the final link in the logistic chain for maintenance between shore and offshore wind turbines. The first of class was delivered to the German company BARD Engineering in 2010 and increased the accessibility of wind energy plants, offering safe transfer of service personnel both, during sailing and while stepping over to the plant. This must be done in a safe, economic and reliable way. The 25-metre SWATH@A&R® Crew Transfer Vessel will allow access to offshore wind turbines with a significant wave height of up to 2.50 metres.

The SWATH@A&R design also allows for comfortable accommodation of service technicians at sea on smaller vessels due to its unique seakeeping capabilities. Thus, A&R is able to close the gap between conventional CTVs and large SOVs.

Designs for ten service technicians on a 27-metre SWATH@A&R which can still land at the offshore installations directly are available, spacious accommodations on 40-metre vessels with DP2-capabilities and access systems as well as 60-metre SWATH for 60 persons on board as an alternative to traditional SOV designs.

 

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