Marine Aluminum is among the world’s leading manufacturers of gangways and helideck, and has delivered the world’s longest and most advanced telescope bridge. This bridge, which in 2015 was installed on Edda Fortis, was produced by Marine Aluminium at Stord and Westcon Power & Automation did the electrical installation. Theese days the cooperation is being developed between the two companies through a framework agreement, which Westcon will supply automation and electrical solutions to Marine Aluminium gangways and helideck.
– Marine Aluminium has moved borders through its production and technology while ensuring safety and safe solutions governs all work. This is exactly how we want to work, and we look forward to contribute our expertise and knowledge by delivering the future of automation and electrical solutions into their gangways and helideck, says Frode Skaar, head of sales and business development for Westcon Power & Automation.
The agreement recently signed with Marine Aluminium runs for two years, with the possibility of a one year extension. This agreement further develops thus the existing cooperation between the two companies, which in recent years has resulted in Westcon has contributed management systems in a two-digit number of gangways and helideck produced by Marine Aluminium.
– We have for many years had a very fruitful and close cooperation with Westcon Power & Automation, which we are now developing. It is with solution-oriented vendors that Westcon, we will further strengthen our world leading position in engineering, design and fabrication of access solutions that gangways and helideck, says Jan Johannesen Marine Aluminium.