VOS Sugar celebrates milestone for IRM campaign

13 August 2021

In the first week of August, subsea-support vessel VOS Sugar (flying the Dutch flag) and Bluestream Offshore celebrated the significant milestone of 100 days employment for their 2021 IRM (Inspection, Repair and Maintenance) campaign.

VOS Sugar, a modern DP2 subsea-support vessel fitted with a 24-tons active heave-compensated crane, has been performing a string of IRM campaigns on southern North Sea assets operated by both Oil & Gas and Renewable Energy clients since June 2017.

These operations fall under the scope of a cooperation agreement between VOS and Bluestream Offshore aimed at leveraging their respective core competencies, ultimately maximising the added value delivered to their clients.

The combination of VOS Sugar’s versatility and Bluestream’s ROVs (Remotely Operated Vehicle), supplemented by TerraDrone’s UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle), has proved very successful.

Vroon Offshore Services is proud to report a total of 587 operational days and zero LTIs (lost-time injury) since the start of the five-year IRM campaign.

Vroon Offshore Services

Vroon Offshore Services is a leading company providing offshore-support tonnage to the energy industry. VOS Den Helder’s Managing Director Niek Spiljard said: “The partnership with Bluestream was a natural step forward in the successful cooperation that our companies have developed over the years. Started as a conventional supplier/customer relationship, this has evolved into the shape of our joint IRM-focused solution. In addition to supplying first-class DP2 tonnage to our clients, VOS will maintain a focus on further developing services and seeking partnerships to meet our clients’ project-specific requirements and deliver the largest contribution possible to our clients’ value chains”.

Source: Vroon Offshore Services

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