GDANSK, Poland – Protea has delivered its first winch certified for man-riding operations for installation on the Maersk Gallant jackup.
Project manager Lukasz Tracz said: “It is fully compliant with DNV-OS-E101, NORSOK standards R-002 and R-003 and is also CE marked and approved for operations in ATEX Zone 1.”
The winch has a safe working load of 150 kg (331 lb) and can operate at speeds up to 60 m/min. Following the order from Protea’s partner Westcon, it was recently delivered to Haugesund in Norway for installation on the rig.
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