Techano inks offshore winches contract and support from Innovation Norway

Techano, part of Van Aalst Group, has secured multiple offshore winch contract for a major upgrade project of a large North Sea rig.
«Our offshore winches are designed and built for a highly specified North Sea rig currently undergoing a major upgrade» says Øystein Bondevik, Sales Director, at Techano.

«Most of these vessels have enhanced equipment and vessel specifications in response to the increased demands from charterers and oil companies in the North Sea and harsh environment. Our winches form an important part of these vessels’ advanced capabilities.» Says Morten Sørensen, Managing Director.

The scope of deliveries includes design, different winch types, Interface customization, DNV approvals and various controls (Local, hydraulic remote & radio remote) Deliveries will begin in September and installation will take place later this year.

Techano has also started a project together with a Dutch client, a rigid pipelay operator, designing and building a modularized subsea crane. We have strong belief in products that can utilize our customers vessels or systems in order to be more flexible and effective both in the sense of high end functionality, mobility & installation. The subsea crane has several new game changing features and supported by Innovation Norway.

During the last months, we both have seen and will continue to see, a continuous flow of orders for engineering to clients in both renewables and land based industries.