Van Oord and Bolier Ink New Service Contract

  • Operations & Maintenance

Van Oord and Bolier have signed a Power by the Hour service contract for all MaK medium-speed diesel engines aboard the subsea rock installation vessel Bravenes.

The agreement will enable them to schedule onsite maintenance more effectively to support operational excellence and minimize unplanned vessel downtime, the company explained.

Jaap de Jong, staff director Ship Management Department at Van Oord: “The service contract will provide us with better asset predictability. At the same time it ensures us that we can focus on our core business. By striving for optimized engine performance and a minimization of fuel consumption and emissions, this CSA supports both parties to act in a socially responsible manner.”

Gertjan Boer, managing director at Bolier: “The Power by the Hour contract allows us to closer collaborate with our customers. This type of agreement results in unburdening customers, increasing reliability of their MaK assets and optimization of operational costs.”

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