Both our innovative Elevation Series CSOV and hydrogen powered Hydrocat 48 won at the OSJ Awards 2023! The magazine Offshore Support Journal announced the winners of the awards at their annual OSJ conference and award show on February 8th in London.
The Elevation Series design won in the category Offshore Renewables because it provides new levels of flexibility and capability in offshore wind park construction, commissioning and maintenance. Almost uniquely the vessel has been designed to truly embrace the future with integrated hydrogen powered propulsion, a battery hybrid system and the ability to add further power via a deck connection, whether this be green shore power, offshore charging, additional batteries or additional green fuel power generation systems. These features and increased flexibility aligning with the efforts of offshore wind turbine operators to generate renewable energy and produce offshore green hydrogen have resulted in a future proof CSOV design ready today.
The Hydrocat 48 won in the category Offshore Energy Vessel of the Year. We won the award because of our innovative design and efficient operation. Hydrocat 48 is the world’s first hydrogen-powered crew transfer vessel. We took the Windcat Mk 3.5 design and enhanced it with hydrogen dual-fuel engines. CMB.TECH has taken a MAN dual-fuel engine (the MAN D2862 LE428) and retrofitted it with a hydrogen injection system.