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DP Galyna back into the wind

After completing an inspection and maintenance campaign for an oil and gas company in the Dutch sector of the North Sea, DP Galyna won another assignment. Within 2 hours of contract notification DP Galyna sailed to Bremerhaven where the vessel is expected to arrive on the 13th. There she will go straight on to contact to support the maintenance of a large German windfarm. Chevalier Floatels wants to thank their crew for making this fast turnaround possible. In every project the experience and service mindedness of the crew has been praised and Chevalier is proud to have such personnel on board. Chevalier Floatels would also like to thank this new

DP Gezina platform maintenance

Chevalier Floatels is pleased to announce that after DP Galyna also DP Gezina now picks up a contract in the Oil and Gas industry. The company sees this as a sign that the Oil and Gas sector is starting to pick up steam. The work consists of small maintenance works to be executed in the [...]

Chevalier Floatels Fixes Floatel Rossini to Deme

Dutch vessel owner Chevalier Floatels owner of walk to work vessels and accommodation barges has fixed hotel vessel Rossini to Deme. The vessel with 110 cabins and accommodation for 220 persons is being used to accommodate the persons installing the cable lay equipment on board the new build vessel Living Stone owned by Deme. The [...]

Chevalier Floatels fixes DP Galyna for Oil and Gas contract

End of the month will see Chevalier Floatels use it’s DP2 walk to work vessel in the oil and gas segment. It marks the return of the vessel in this segment. For the last three years the vessel worked exclusively in the renewables sector and the company sees this as sign also the petrochemical industry [...]

Chevalier Completes Ambau charter for Nordsee One

After 3 months of hard work DP Galyna competed walk to work campaign for Ambau. Ambau originally designed, build and installed the 54 monopiles and transition pieces for the windpark. The project was part of the commissioning of the windfarm. DP Galyna was selected due to its previous track record with Ambau. When Ambau used [...]

DP Galyna transfers to more than 50 turbines per day

In the offshore wind it is all about keeping cost down. A big part of managing the cost is completing projects on time. Completing on time is all about how much work can be done on a turbine per day. In order to do as much work as possible one needs to have the technicians [...]

Chevalier Floatels successfully completes three contracts for TenneT in the German sector

Chevalier Floatels has successfully executed three contracts for TenneT this summer. Both, DP Gezina and DP Galyna were employed to provide accommodation and transfer of TenneT personnel at HelWin alpha, HelWin beta and SylWin alpha.

Chevalier Floatels in the news

Chevalier Floatels has just upgraded its vessels to even higher standards. The deckspace has been increased and a covered storage area has been created. An additional retractable bow thruster has been installed so that it now has 4 azimuth thrusters.  This ensures stronger DP Plot and higher workability for the heave compensated gangway. On the DP Galyna a pedestal has been placed under the gangway so that the Ampelmann can now reach 23.5 m above the water line.

CEO of Chevalier Floatels Marcel Roelofs gave an interview about the upgrades and the company on the article can be read here.

DP GEZINA working offshore Egypt

Accommodation vessel DP GEZINA owned by Chevalier Floatels has recently completed its commitment with Saipem to support the installation work related to topside hook up and modification at Burullus Simian Control Platform, located some 65 km offshore Egypt, in approximate 60 m water depth.

DP GEZINA was elected for this project since it could deliver the comfortable accommodation for the 40 technicians as well as the operational flexibility required for this demanding project. Full catering and laundry services as well as medical and hospital facilities are available on board. DP GEZINA is able to remain offshore for 30 days with sufficient provisions and consumables.

The vessel is requested to be in stationary position


Walk-to-Work Offshore Support Accommodation vessel DP GALYNA was contracted by Forewind for operation and maintenance work to its two meteorological masts on North Sea’s Dogger Bank, located approximately 150 km off the east coast of Yorkshire.

DP GALYNA sailed to Great Yarmouth to take on board the technicians of SeaRoc Group for scheduled operation and maintenance of the masts and its instrumentation and proceeded to the offshore location.

The vessel’s fixed Ampelmann walk-to-work access system allowed the technicians to board the platforms of both masts in a safe and time efficient way, perform their tasks and enjoy the comfort of DP GALYNA’s high standard accommodation and catering facilities.

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