Atlantique Maritime Services Buys Damen Crew Transfer Vesssel
Damen has sold one of its iconic Fast Crew Suppliers to French workboat operator Atlantique Maritime Services. The Damen FCS 2610, named JLD
Damen has sold one of its iconic Fast Crew Suppliers to French workboat operator Atlantique Maritime Services. The Damen FCS 2610, named JLD Jayce, will be the first Damen Crew Transfer Vessel fully dedicated to the French offshore wind industry. Before delivery, JLD Jayce underwent a partial refit and technical check-up at Damen Shipyards Den Helder. “Our new vessel arrived in Saint-Nazaire recently and several potential customers have already visited so we are confident that JLD Jayce will soon be busy in the offshore wind sector in France, initially in the construction phases of the wind farms and then eventually the O&M phase.
AMS, which is part of Groupe LHD, already owns two Damen Shoalbusters, a 1907 and a 2308. Established 35 years ago, AMS has a fleet of 8 vessels performing maritime Currently, there are two Damen FCS 2610 operating under the French flag by Jifmar. Nearly 50 of these pioneering vessels have been delivered since 2011 and most of them are active in the European offshore wind sector. Damen launched a larger model, the FCS 2710, in April 2018. AMS is located very close to the Saint-Nazaire offshore wind farm, which is under development, and the Guérande wind farm. The company is already supporting a French floating wind demonstration project operations and services at sea and in ports.