British company Inyanga Maritime and French company Ship As A Service® (SAAS) have announced the signature of a collaboration agreement for the marine renewable energy and offshore wind markets. The two companies are pooling their complementary skills and naval means to provide turnkey solutions to the many players in this sector.
Inyanga Maritime, which opened a subsidy in France in early 2021, has unrivalled expertise and experience in offshore operations for marine renewable energy, having completed the installation of most tidal turbines in Europe over the past 15 years. With a design office with strong capabilities in marine and offshore engineering and naval architecture, Inyanga has recently acquired a multi-purpose vessel, Inyanga Entsha. The 58-metre-long vessel, equipped with a DP2 dynamic positioning system, will be fitted with a 75-tonne heave-compensated A-frame and a 15-tonne deck / subsea crane. Primarily intended to the European energy market for marine energies and fixed and floating wind energy, this type of intermediate-sized vessel is positioned in a segment not covered on the market today, filling the gap between inshore multicats and deep-sea Offshore Construction Vessels.
Ship As A Service®, a company based in Lorient, France, is providing turnkey marine & subsea services with several work and survey vessels, observation class ROVs, drones, instruments and marine operations expertise. Overt the last few years, SAAS has become a key player in the growing marine energy market in France, with a multitude of operations carried out for tidal, wave and wind energy. SAAS has operational resources and the capacity to work on all French maritime facades thanks to its expansion in the Mediterranean Sea following the acquisition of COMEX’s marine operations branch. SAAS also brings its strong knowledge of the Breton industrial fabric and French blue economy market to this new partnership.