Westcon Group

Yard Stay Ship Repairs, New Builds, Design and Engineering, Lifting Operations and Retrofits

Jektevikvegen 45, N-5582, Ølensvåg, Norway



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Westcon Group offers a range of services including ship and rig repair, subsea, new-builds, design and engineering, ship classification, vessel lifting operations, rebuilds and retrofits.

The group also provides certifications through its sister companies Westcon Yards, Westcon Power & Automation and Westcon Løfteteknikk.

Westcon Group is a family-owned company with more than 30 years of experience supplying products, services and solutions for the marine and offshore industries.

Shipyards for demanding vessel and rig projects

Westcon has four modern shipyards in Ølen, Florø, Karmsund and Helgeland. Each yard is equipped and ready to carry out the most demanding vessel and rig projects.

Westcon’s defining trait is its efficient mobilisation of personnel and resources, coupled with the company’s ability to always complete projects on schedule.

Westcon’s geographic distribution ensures that one of its facilities is always close at hand; when a project is urgent, the customer can depend on Westcon to mobilise whatever resources are required.

In recent years, Westcon has carried out an average of 200 ship repair projects every year, and has seen more than 100 rig yard stays since 1994.

Engineering, maintenance and modification drilling rig services

Westcon performs engineering, maintenance and modification of drilling rigs, even outside the company’s yards. Westcon offers complete projects on all rig systems, as well as all project phases and disciplines covered by the Westcon Group.

The company’s factors for success include good rig awareness, excellent implementation ability and advanced use of 3D methods.

Cranes, heavy-lifting services and NRSOK verification

Westcon Løfteteknikk provides crane and heavy-lifting services, including access techniques, control and certification, courses and training, engineering services, NRSOK verification, NDT services and material-handling plans.

Ship power and automation

Westcon Power & Automation offers expertly tailor-made power and electronic automation solutions for ships and offshore rigs. The company has highly qualified employees and resources for installation and commissioning, with more than 30 years of experience in the design of electro and automation installations for ships.

Seismic vessels for subsea services

Westcon owns and operates several seismic vessels and will now be offering cutting-edge subsea seismic technology.

Preventing accidents, injuries, environmental pollution and equipment damage

For the Westcon Group, safety is paramount. The company works proactively to prevent any form of accident, mishap, injury, environmental pollution, or damage to its own, or anyone else’s equipment.

WeCare is the health and safety executive (HSE) philosophy shared by all companies of the Westcon Group, and each year we establish new areas of special focus. The long-term goal of our HSE campaign, WeCare, is simply: zero injuries and zero mishaps at Westcon.

Port of Takoradi Expansion, Ghana

The Port of Takoradi, a deep sea port located in western Ghana, is undergoing a major expansion and infrastructure upgrade to increase its handling capacity.

Lekki Deep Sea Port, Lagos, Nigeria

Lekki deepsea port is being built over 90ha of land at the centre of the Lagos Free Trade Zone, approximately 60km east of Lagos. It is the first deepsea port to be built in Nigeria.

Sea-Vista Eco-Class Product Tankers

The Sea-Vista Eco-class product tankers were constructed by General Dynamics NASSCO, a wholly-owned subsidiary of General Dynamics, for SEA-Vista Newbuild II, a joint venture (JV) between Avista Capital Partners and Seabulk Tankers, which is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SEACOR Holdings.

Port of Umm Qasr Expansion

International Container Terminal Services (ICTSI) opened the first phase of its new green field terminal at the Port of Umm Qasr (North Port) in Iraq in October 2016 through its wholly owned subsidiary Basra Gateway Terminal (BGT).

MS Spitsbergen Explorer Vessel

Named after the Norwegian archipelago of Spitsbergen, Hurtigruten’s MS Spitsbergen is an expedition vessel that was first built in 2009. The vessel has been fully reconstructed by Fosen Yards at Rissa, Norway, and christened in July 2016.

Yarimca Deep-Sea Container Terminal

DP World, one of the world’s biggest marine terminal operators, officially commenced business at its newest deep-sea container terminal, Yarimca, in May 2016.

Saga Cruise Ship

Saga Cruises, a British cruise line, placed an order with Meyer Werft, a global ship builder based in Germany, for a new Saga cruise ship, in September 2015.

Westcon Group AS

Jektevikvegen 45

N-5582

Ølensvåg

Norway

+47 53 77 50 00 http://en.westcon.no/