Busy start of the year at Orskov Yard

At Orskov Yard 2014 has had a busy start with several ongoing projects, including two major conversions and the finalisation of three new ISO certifications within the 1st quarter.

– By now, we are approximately halfway through the conversion of the vessel “Polar Nattoralik” for our very good client Polar Seafood, said managing director at Orskov Yard, Jeppe Ørskov, back in January.

– “Polar Nattoralik” was built at former Ørskov Christensens Stålskibsværft in 2000, so our employees are familiar with the ship, thus we are able to use the knowhow we have gained from the new building to maintain and secure the quality of this project.

Shipcon (Naval Arcitechts), which derive from former Ørskov employees, delivered the drawings for the vessel which is being extended by 18 meters and converted from a traditional shrimp trawler to be able to handle a wider range of fish.

Since all catch is being processed and frozen onboard the ship, part of the conversion includes the transformation from freon based cooling systems to a system now driven by ammonia and carbon dioxide.

Apart from Orskov Yard and Shipcon several members of the maritime cluster of Frederikshavn are taking part in the conversion of “Polar Nattoralik”. Among the companies are Nicon Industries, which is delivering the steel parts, Victor, which contributes with the installation of the cooling systems, Johnson Control delivering the cooling systems for the food processing, Norisol delivering the insulation work of the factory facilities and Scanel for the electrical work. Finally, from outside Frederikshavn, Carsoe is delivering the stainless steel products for the food processing onboard.

The new section of the ship, being installed by Orskov Yard, measures 18 x 15,4 x 13 meters, giving a new LOA (length overall) of 87,60 m. “Polar Nattoralik” is due for delivered by April 2014.

 

WG «Columbus»

– By now, we are approximately halfway through the conversion of the vessel “Polar Nattoralik” for our very good client Polar Seafood, said managing director at Orskov Yard, Jeppe Ørskov, back in January.

– “Polar Nattoralik” was built at former Ørskov Christensens Stålskibsværft in 2000, so our employees are familiar with the ship, thus we are able to use the knowhow we have gained from the new building to maintain and secure the quality of this project.

Shipcon (Naval Arcitechts), which derive from former Ørskov employees, delivered the drawings for the vessel which is being extended by 18 meters and converted from a traditional shrimp trawler to be able to handle a wider range of fish.

Since all catch is being processed and frozen onboard the ship, part of the conversion includes the transformation from freon based cooling systems to a system now driven by ammonia and carbon dioxide.

Apart from Orskov Yard and Shipcon several members of the maritime cluster of Frederikshavn are taking part in the conversion of “Polar Nattoralik”. Among the companies are Nicon Industries, which is delivering the steel parts, Victor, which contributes with the installation of the cooling systems, Johnson Control delivering the cooling systems for the food processing, Norisol delivering the insulation work of the factory facilities and Scanel for the electrical work. Finally, from outside Frederikshavn, Carsoe is delivering the stainless steel products for the food processing onboard.

The new section of the ship, being installed by Orskov Yard, measures 18 x 15,4 x 13 meters, giving a new LOA (length overall) of 87,60 m. “Polar Nattoralik” is due for delivered by April 2014.

ISO certifications

– For more than a year we at Orskov Yard have had an ongoing process towards the certification for ISO standards 9001, 14001 and 18001. The ISO certification has become a customers’ demand, not least within the field of offshore activities. To us, it has been of the utmost importance to keep the process simple and down-to-earth, according to our usual standards, states Jeppe Ørskov.

– The main goal of the process, whether according to quality, safety or environment, is to always adjust in the best interest of our very wide range of customers, ranging from the small ship owner to the largest, international groups.

– We will continue our work routines as usual, with the exception that from now on our work will be certified. We are looking forward to receiving the ISO certifications within the end of the first quarter of 2014. We are also looking forward to continue offering our services to old as well as new customers – in 2014 and in the future to come, he concludes.

DEL