Seajacks Zaratan is designed specifically to service the wind farm installation market, as well as to provide services to the oil and gas industry in the harsh operating environment of the Southern North Sea.
Zaratan is a modified version of the MSC NG5500X design, which incorporates a fully redundant DP2 propulsion system and an 800T leg encircling crane designed by Gusto MSC.
Our Intergrated Management System (IMS) works in conjunction with the guidelines set out in the ISO 14001:2004 standard which we were awarded with in October 2012.
Seajacks Zaratan has an HSE accepted Safety Case in accordance with UK Offshore Installation (Safety Case) Regulations 2015 which means she is able to work in both the Oil & Gas and Offshore Wind industries.
GustoMSC NG5500C, built by Lamprell Energy
2000m² Main Deck Area
Transit Speed 9.1 Knots
The vessel’s first engagement was at Gunfleet Sands Offshore Wind Farm, where Zaratan facilitated Operations and Maintenance. O&M necessitates fast transits between sites, which was expedited by our self-propulsion and guidance systems.
Zaratan displayed its versatility and extreme proficiency for monopile installation at Meerwind Offshore Wind Farm; the vessel was fitted with a 400t Hydro Hammer and managed, at one stage, to drive 3 monopiles into the seabed in just 36 hours.
She worked in conjunction with Leviathan to erect 80 3.6MW turbines, installing the final turbine in April 2014.