Video: Ampelmann N-type is recognised as one of the innovative technologies at OTC 2018
Ampelmann Chief Financial Officer, Marcel Luijten and former Project Manager Icemann, Arjan Verschoor collected the award at a ceremony in Houston attended by industry peers.
1 May 2018
Ampelmann, a leader in the provision of safe offshore access to the global energy industries, was presented with an OTC Spotlight on New Technology Award for its innovative N-type gangway system on Monday April 30th.
As the only motion-compensated gangway system of its kind in operation, the N-type ‘Icemann’ enables safe people transfer year-round in harsh winter conditions up to -28°C/18°F. The fully enclosed and insulated system is operational in sea states up to 3.5 metres significant wave height and comprises active motion compensation.
The OTC Spotlight on New Technology Awards recognizes the latest and most advanced technologies that are transforming the global oil and gas industry.
Mr. Luijten commented: “This award is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our engineering teams, which continue to develop innovative solutions for the global Walk to Work market.”
“Ampelmann created the Icemann in response to a growing demand for effective and safe personnel transfer equipment in frontier regions such as sub-Arctic Norway and Canada and it is fantastic to see our efforts recognised at such prestigious awards.”
Ampelmann is exhibiting at OTC 2018 from 30 April – 3 May on at the Dutch Pavilion, NRG Park, Houston, Texas.
Watch the video below: