HST Marine in the UK and Boluda France have signed a memorandum of understanding to establish a joint venture company providing crew transfer vessel (CTV) services to the offshore wind market in France
HST Marine, an established vessel owner and operator of CTVs, will bring to the JV its experience of the offshore wind market, having successfully carried out more than 50,000 technician transfers to offshore structures.
Boluda France is a subsidiary of Boluda Corporación Marítima, the second-largest towage operator worldwide. Boluda France has more than 1,200 employees and operates a fleet of 75 tugs and 30 service vessels in 15 harbours and terminals in France, Africa and the Indian Ocean.
Boluda France also operates maritime services such as harbour and terminal towage, deepsea towage, piloting, mooring and offshore crew transfer.
The French company has six bases located in the country, at Saint Nazaire, La Rochelle, Brest, Le Havre, Dunkirk and Marseille.
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