OE 2015: Aiken shows new accommodations design

Offshore staff

ABERDEEN, UK – The Scottish Minister for Business, Energy & Tourism Fergus Ewing introduced the Aiken Group's new accommodations design at Offshore Europe 2015 in Aberdeen.

Called “Room In a Box,” is the personal living space provides enhanced health and safety features.

An automated upper bunk bed enables stewards to lower the bed and change linen and mattresses without working at height. In addition, the bed can remain in the lower position for rig crew on back-to-back shifts, negating the need for access and egress through bunk ladders.

An improved wet unit manufactured from a durable inert material manufactured in a patented fashion ensures no water ingress and reduces installation and refurbishment time, said Aiken.

An enhanced level of finish including features such as LED lighting and hotel style bed head units with HDMI and USB connectivity.

Room In a Box was supported with innovation funding from Scottish Enterprise


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