Report offers new safety insights for offshore-wind crew vessels

By Michelle Froese The Danish Maritime Authority has hosted two workshops with experts from the offshore wind industry, which has resulted in a new report based on analysis made for vessels-carrying turbine technicians. The normal operations of this vessel type have resulted in a risk scenario considerably different from that of both ordinary cargo ships and passenger ships.
The Danish Maritime Authority is striving to make the IMO develop international standards for safety onboard offshore wind crew vessels.
“The safety analysis shows that there is good reason to focus on safety on board these vessels and it provides important insights into these special ship operations,”

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