Foss Maritime LLC, Seattle, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Haugesund, Norway, headquartered Østensjø Rederi AS to establish a partnership to provide domestic Service Operation Vessels (SOVs) for offshore wind projects in U.S. waters.
“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,” said Paul Gallagher, Vice President at Foss Maritime said. “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,” said Østensjø Rederi CEO Kenneth Walland. “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 U.S, market, and along with Foss, we aim to provide the highest quality service to owners and operators of windfarms in the U.S.”
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