Geo therm Ltd are again delighted to collaborate with our good friends at LEC Marine (Klyne) Ltd specialist marine electrical engineers of Lowestoft to perform an offshore inspection on the GMS Endeavour, an E-Class self-propelled, self-elevating accommodation DP II jackup barge owned by Gulf Marine Services (GMS) based in the UAE.
GMS is the largest operator of advanced self-propelled self-elevating support vessels (SESVs) in the world, its 14 assets provide stable platforms for the delivery of a wide range of services in the offshore oil, gas and renewable energy projects. Our requirement, to perform an electrical biased Thermographic Inspection on switchboards, distribution and thruster systems throughout the entire barge.
The inspection is penned for late March 2019, when the GMS Endeavour barge is on location at the offshore wind farm Hornsea Project One, some 120km from the Yorkshire coast. Built in 2010 the modern GMS Endeavour can provide well service, construction, installation and accommodation capabilities for up to 142 persons. The barge has a has a 230t crane and can operate in water depths of up to 65m, and currenty used as an accommodation platform for the workers during the Hornsea windfarm construction and hook-up phase.
The GMS Endeavour barge will be operating for Ørsted, with mobilisation by helicopter from Humberside airport, Ørsted is a Danish major in the world of green energy, it develops, constructs and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, bioenergy plants and innovative waste-to-energy solutions and provides smart energy products to its customers. (TD)