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Van Oord agrees maintenance deal with Alphatron

Luuk Vroombout, CEO Alphatron Marine Group, signs the deal in front of representatives of both companies Luuk Vroombout, CEO Alphatron Marine Group, signs the deal in front of representatives of both companies

Alphatron Marine has signed a three-year global maintenance agreement with Van Oord to maintain and support all navigation and communication equipment on the company’s entire fleet of more than 80 vessels.

{mprestriction ids="1,2"}Van Oord, a specialist in dredging, offshore oil & gas and offshore wind services, operates on a global basis and requires its ships to be ready for deployment at all times.

“With this agreement we will be able to schedule periodic maintenance well in advance and ultimately minimise the risk of downtime,” said Jeroen Kortsmit, global business development manager, Alphatron Marine.

“During the three-year contract Alphatron Marine will play an active role in recommending full life cycle support of the bridge equipment, aiming for the best possible efficiency for Van Oord.”

The head offices of Alphatron Marine and Van Oord are situated next to each other in Rotterdam, alongside the river Nieuwe Maas.{/mprestriction}

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