Summarized our proposition contains:
Safe, secured, sheltered and hurricane free lay-up at central locations in the Americas
MLC certified and specialised crew with proven track record
Technical management in most economical way
Standard Bimco Layupman contracts in place
Shore and hands-on supporting during lay-up, reactivation, project start-up and mobilisation
Promotion of equipment for opportunities in the region by using the brokerage network via our affiliated companies
All OSB locations
Curaçao is a long and generally flat island, stretching some 40 miles (64 km) from southeast to northwest, at much the same north-south angles as its sister islands in the ABC group (Aruba to the west and Bonaire to the east). The island is about 10 miles (16 km) at its widest point.
Curaçao has a natural harbour which is sheltered and has the majority of the time a North Eastern trade wind. Curaçao is outside the hurricane belt. Due to the availability of the Refinery and the Curaçao Dry-dock company (CDM), it offers many technical support facilities and easy access of customs for spare parts unequalled in the region. The CDM is one of the largest and best equipped ship repair facilities in the Caribbean with three docks up to 280m and owned by Damen Shipyards Group.
There are at least two flights a day to Amsterdam and daily flights to Miami.
At OSB’s Brion jetty opposite the CDM yard OSB offers space for various vessels. Draft is at least 6m and 10m at the jetty. There is only 0.5m tidal difference. The Juliana bridge has a 53m safe air draft.
OSB Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic, located in the Northern Caribbean has a sheltered bay Samana, where Christopher Columbus entered in 1493. OSB has a 230m jetty with 9.5m draft available. OSB can provide crew to perform maintenance duties at competitive rates and under experienced management. Also provision and supplies including spare parts. There is also an anchorage in the bay available.