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New contract: Windcat 41 – no 17 in the Servogear series

Servogear announces the signing of a new contract with Windcat Workboats BV for the delivery of Servogear Controllable Pitch Propellers (CPP) for their new vessel Windcat 41.

This will be the 17th vessel in cooperation between Servogear and Windcat Workboats.

 

SERVOGEAR ECOFLOW PROPULSOR

 

Windcat Workboats BV is Europe’s leading provider of specialist crew transfer vessels to the offshore windpower industry. All of their vessels are designed and built by themselves. The vessel layout and propulsion is optimized to transfer personnel offshore in a safe and comfortable environment.

 

“Over the last decade Servogear has specialized in the WFSV category, and with this contract we have equipped more than 70 windfarm vessels with Servogear Ecoflow Propulsor, worldwide since 2009. The strong cooperation over many years with Windcat Workboats BV has allowed us to learn, develop and adapt our CPP concept to optimize it for the WFSV category” said Otto Pedersen, Sales & Marketing Director at Servogear.

 

The delivery of the Servogear Ecoflow Propulsor to Windcat 41 will take place in the second quarter of 2017

 

WINDCAT 41:

 

Vessel type: Windfarm Service Vessel
Shipyard: Dok en Scheepsbouw
Length: 22 m
Engine power/RPM: 2 x 720 kW@2250RPM
Gearbox: 2 x Servogear HD220U
Reduction ratio: 2,952: 1
Propeller diameter: 1075 mm