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02 September 2015

MPI Workboats steps up presence in Sheringham Shoal windfarm

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Following a successful first half to the year for MPI Workboats, the company has recently increased its presence on the Sheringham Shoal windfarm. The newest additions to the fleet – BV Class 22m vessels MPI Snowball and MPI Napoleon - have joined two of our 19m vessels for a return to this windfarm. Here we have secured a long-term crew-transfer vessel solution working for Scira Offshore during Operations and Maintenance for the next three years.


The excellent all-round ability of the vessels, with their shallow draft, facilitates easy access to the challenging harbour of Wells next the Sea. This, combined with the positive and flexible attitude of our MPIW Team, proved major factors in securing these contracts.


We are confident our vessels will provide a valuable contribution to this project. We wish all four vessels and their crews safe and successful operations.



Note to editors:

Vroon’s activities in the wind offshore-support sector operate under the MPI banner. MPI is active in the offshore wind-turbine-installation and -maintenance markets with a range of vessels, equipment and service offerings.


MPI Offshore, based in Stokesley (UK) and Breskens (the Netherlands), has been pioneering the offshore wind-turbine-installation business since 2003, when the first dedicated wind-turbine-installation vessel, MPI Resolution, was delivered. During the past 12 years MPI has been involved in numerous windfarm construction projects in nearly all countries around the North and Baltic Seas.

MPI operates four dedicated wind-turbine-installation vessels, as well as a fleet of 14 workboats. In addition, MPI provides a range of engineering, consulting, manpower and equipment rental services.


MPI Workboats Ltd., located in Stokesley (UK), operates a fleet of 14 specialised workboats in various sizes, configured for crew transfers and survey duties, including subsea-support duties.

For more information on MPI and its wide-ranging capabilities please visit: www.mpi-offshore.com.


MPI is a subsidiary of Vroon Group, a Dutch-based, diversified ship-owning group with an extensive North Sea offshore fleet. For more details please visit: www.vroon.nl.




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