Dec 10, 2017

‘Esvagt Mercator’ was named on 1 December 2017 in Oostende, Belgium by Godmother Stine Würtz Jepsen.
ESVAGT’s latest new build the ‘Esvagt Mercator’ has begun her 10-year contract servicing more than 100 offshore wind turbines in Belgian waters.
Servicing the 50 turbines at Nobelwind, Belgium’s newest offshore wind farm and the 55 turbines at Belwind 1, the Service Operation Vessel (SOV) ‘Esvagt Mercator’ continues the fine collaboration between MHI Vestas Offshore Wind and ESVAGT. Chief Commercial Officer, Søren Karas, looks forward to a continued partnership:

“The ‘Esvagt Mercator’ is the latest development in our proven SOV concept and an example of the innovation made in fruitful cooperation with MHI Vestas. Collaborating and partnering in finding new, innovative solutions helps us on the road to a lower cost of renewable energy”, Søren Karas says.

Prior to commencing the contract, godmother Stine Würtz Jepsen christened the ‘Esvagt Mercator’ at the Port of Oostende on 1 December. ESVAGT crew and MHI Vestas technicians elaborated on seven years of shared operational experience with ‘Esvagt Supporter’ at Belwind 1 and on looking forward to continue that partnership.


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