Foss Maritime LLC and Østensjø Rederi AS have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a partnership to provide domestic Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) to owners and operators of offshore wind projects in US waters.

Foss Maritime and Østensjø Rederi AS announce MOU to establish an SOV partnership

The new partnership brings together two companies with unrelenting focus on safe and efficient operations. Both companies have proven history of excellent HSEQ results and longstanding relationships with clients. With state-of-the-art vessel designs and proven solutions to client needs, the combined capabilities of Foss and Østensjø will provide outstanding services to the offshore wind industry.

Paul Gallagher, Vice President at Foss Maritime said, “After spending time in Europe engaging with marine service providers, we are very fortunate to have developed this relationship with the experienced team at Østensjø. We look forward to bringing the collective resources of our two companies together to develop safe and cost competitive marine solutions for the offshore renewables market in the United States.”

“Østensjø Rederi has several years of experience operating SOVs servicing offshore wind farms across Europe. In Foss Maritime we believe we have found an ideal partner for adapting these services to the American market. We look forward to expanding our offering to the US market, and along with Foss, we aim to provide the highest quality service to owners and operators of windfarms in the US;” stated CEO Kenneth Walland at Østensjø Rederi AS.

Source: Østensjø Rederi AS