February 19, 2021
Safeway makes definite breakthrough in Taiwanese offshore wind sector with second Safeway Seagull type of gangway
Safeway, the Dutch specialist in the design and manufacture of offshore transfer equipment, has signed an important contract with Van Oord to supply the latest version of its Safeway Seagull type motion compensated gangway system for installation on the subsea construction vessel Topaz Tangaroa.
January 25, 2021
Dutch Safeway and UK based Tyne Gangway sign a Co-operation Agreement.
Safeway gangway and Tyne gangway have entered into a co-operation agreement for the future development of both companies. This Anglo Dutch alliance is a logical step towards providing complementary products and service from both companies. Tyne Gangway is located, less than a mile from Equinor’s selected supply base of the gigantic Dogger Bank windfarm project.
December 18, 2020
Safeway clinches its first W2W contract with Heerema Marine Contractors to operate in Taiwan
Safeway, the Dutch specialist in the design and manufacture of offshore transfer equipment, has been awarded a contract by Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) to supply a Safeway Seagull type motion compensated gangway system for installation on the CSV Normand Baltic.
November 24, 2020
Olympic Shipping and Safeway join forces again for Sandbank wind farm project
Contracted by JDR Cables, a world-class provider of subsea technologies and services, the multi-purpose offshore vessel Olympic Commander equipped with a 28 metre-long Safeway Seagull type walk-to-work gangway system, has been deployed for the efficient transfer of people and goods during a maintenance campaign at the Sandbank Wind Farm in the German North Sea.
November 3, 2020
Intelligent SOV/gangway concept ensures unrivalled workability in offshore wind
To meet the future requirements of the offshore wind industry in the overall project logistics and turbine related O&M activities, Spanish engineering company Marcelo Penna Engineering and Safeway, the Dutch specialist in the design and manufacture of offshore transfer equipment, have joined forces.
October 28, 2020
Showcase Offshore Energy 2020
Offshore Energy, 27-28 October. This year the event was held in virtual setting. As Safeway we presented our showcase: 'The World of Safeway Gangways'. We are pleased to share this video with you; enjoy!
July 31, 2020
Safeway unveils new gangway designed for growing SOV market
Safeway, the offshore access system company in the Van Aalst Group in the Netherlands, has added new features to its range of motion-compensated gangways
July 4, 2020
Dutch Van Aalst Group launches Nortek Services AS
To provide best-in-class preventive and predictive maintenance services, combined with workshop services for clients operating worldwide in the offshore oil, gas, marine and renewables industry, the Dutch Van Aalst Group recently set up Nortek Services AS in Kristiansand, Norway.
June 26, 2020
Wij geloofden meteen in de kansen van offshore wind
Van Aalst is een familiebedrijf dat wendbaar (‘agile’ heet dat tegenwoordig) inspeelt op veranderende marktomstandigheden. Zo ontwikkelde de onderneming onder meer de Safeway, waarmee technici op grote hoogte veilige passage kunnen maken naar bijvoorbeeld offshore windmolens. CEO Wijnand van Aalst spreekt over de kansen en uitdagingen in de offshore wind en de kracht van de regio Rijnmond.
May 12, 2020
Safeway passes 10,000 safe people transfers for Total in the Danish North Sea
Between March 2019 and March 2020, one of the unique Safeway motion compensated offshore access systems of the Dutch Van Aalst Group completed over 10,000 safe personnel transfers for Total E&P Denmark AS (“Total”) during the redevelopment campaign of the Tyra field in the North Sea about 220 km offshore of the west coast of Denmark.
April 29, 2020
Loadout of Safeway Seagull no.6
Loadout of Safeway Seagull no.6; job done today! Moving on to support construction work at a new Windfarm in North Sea waters! Loadout of Safeway Seagull no.6; job done today! Moving on to support construction work at a new Windfarm in North Sea waters!
November 12, 2019
Van Aalst Groep wil met revolutionaire loopbruggen grote rol spelen in de offshore
Crisis in de offshore? De Van Aalst Groep uit Dordrecht wil er niet van weten. Het heeft net een obligatielening uitgeschreven om revolutionaire loopbruggen voor booreilanden te kunnen bouwen. Daarmee willen ze een toekomstige crisis voor zijn.
October 21, 2019
Dutch Van Aalst Group officially listed on NPEX stock exchange and financially prepared for the future
The Dutch Van Aalst Group launched its first bond offering on the NPEX platform on October 21st 2019. The € 5 million fixed rate 5-year bond offer was fully subscribed as the offering attracted strong demand from the investors. “The listing of our company and the first bond offering is another step in acquiring funds for our projected ambitious growth plans in the next years,” says Cees Zuur, CFO of Van Aalst Group.
May 1, 2015
Van Aalst Group introduces new generation of motion compensated gangway systems
Van Aalst Group introduces a new motion compensated gangway system under the brand name Safeway. Thanks to several remarkable innovations, the Safeway gangway bridge makes it possible for vessels to land at a broad range of offshore constructions, varying from small unmanned installations in the Southern North Sea to large offshore production units in the Northern North Sea.
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