Recently Launched Walk-to-work Vessel Acta Centaurus Begins Work - 28/05/2019


Acta Marine’s newbuild Walk-to-work vessel Acta Centaurus has been delivered from Ulstein Verft, Norway, and has set sail for her first offshore wind assignment. The onboard logistics solutions have been developed with the consideration of the flow of people in various work operations. The vessel offers cargo areas of 1,000 square metres (indoors and outdoors), with a container skidding system and ample space for 24 containers.

Fitted with a Helideck

All cargo handling is centralized, with stepless transfer to the cargo and personnel lift, and likewise over to the wind turbines or offshore platform. In addition, Acta Centaurus is fitted with a helideck to further support offshore operations. The overall logistics and the SMST motion compensated gangway, and integrated elevator tower will secure safe and stepless transfers of people and cargo in significant wave heights up to 3 metres. SMST also delivered the 3D motion compensated knuckle boom crane which can handle 6 tons of cargo in sea conditions up to Hs 2.5 metres.

Office, Workspaces and Hotel

Acta Centaurus features hotel style accommodation for up to 120 people. Ample office and workspaces are available for charterers. The mess room and lounge area include a library, coffee corner and a game room. The vessel also has a sauna and a gym/exercise room and offers very low noise and vibration levels which are rated better than the requirements for DNV-GL comfort level V2 class.

Last updated: 16/06/2019