The Norwegian Prime Minister visited Uptime

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The Norwegian Prime Minister Erna Solberg visited UPTIME INTERNATIONAL AS September 3rd. This to take a closer look at worlds first autonomous gangway, together with this did the Prime minister also tried an alternative career as gangway operator in our training simulator.

Our own Alf-Magnar Liknes presenting our Uptime 30m gangway to Erna Solberg and the entire Norwegian broadcasting.

Erna Solberg stated that, with our(Norway) good expertise within oil & gas, we also should be able to take the lead in offshore wind.

The Norwegian Prime Minister taking an picture of worlds first autonomous gangway Photo: Øystein Merkesvik
The Norwegian Prime Minister with a view from the operator chair that will be mounted in vessel wheelhouse.
Photo: Cecilie V Jensen

Uptime Gangway day 2019

More than 50 professionals from Oil & Gas and the offshore wind industry visited Uptime for our Gangway Day 2019. Main attraction was of course our live presentation of worlds first Autonomous gangway. The presentations with several landings “without hands” went very well, stating an increased operability and safety for the users.

Uptime 30m amc autonomous gangway can be delivered as Typ1 and Type2 gangway and do also have a crane function making it able to lift 4 ton

We will also highlight that the gangway have a slipp-off detection/function, that the HPU are skid-mounted to be integrated in the vessel and that the operator will be located at the bridge.

For more information, please contact our sales department.

Uptime 12m gangway goes offshore in Malaysia.

Shipbuilder Penguin and Alkahfi Lestari Oil & Gas presenting their new vessel design Flex-42X with Uptime 12m gangway on the aft at Oil and Gas Asia.

More information at OGA – Hall 3, booth 3008.

From left James Tham Managing Director Penguin International Limited, Mood Nazri Mood Zain CEO Alkahfi Lestari Oil & Gas together with Uptime representative Svein Ove Haugen 

Alkahfi Chief ready for charter in Malaysia

 

Uptime sponsor of Industry leader 2019 award

Seacor Marine Holdings chief executive John Gellert has taken home the 2019 OSJ Industry Leader Award.               The award was handed over by Uptime International representative Svein Ove Haugen. 

Uptime International as a proud sponsor is pleased to announce that Offshore Support Journal (“OSJ”), a British magazine and organizer of conferences for the offshore services sector, has named John Gellert winner of the «Industry Leader» award amongst 50 nominated industry leaders world-wide.

As Riviera’s head of content Edwin Lampert said when introducing Mr Gellert prior to his award “Our industry leader this year is both a pilot and a pioneer. He has piloted his company through a difficult period and now is pioneering its global leadership in terms of hybrid propulsion technology. To position the company for the future, this leader has decided to take the bold step of embracing hybrid propulsion technology by converting two PSVs to battery-hybrid power. And through joint ventures in Mexico and China, the company he leads will operate 12 battery-hybrid power vessels, which include four PSVs contracted to operate in the Gulf of Mexico and eight PSVs for worldwide operations

Read the whole article in OSJ her: John Gellert has taken home the 2019 OSJ Industry Leader Award

Photo contest “Capture the Uptime spirit”

Uptime releases photo contest to celebrate our 40-year anniversary: 

We enjoy Offshore and onshore pictures from proud moments or everyday moments, capturing values, enthusiasm, humor, happiness, ingenuity, action all over the world – shoot & win!

To enter: Send your photo, name and short motive explanation to:

photo@uptime.no

 1st prize: USD 700

2nd prize USD 200

3rd prize USD 100

Monthly winner gets goodie bag 

40 year anniversary offshore walk to work gangways

Marine Aluminium / Uptime International built our first offshore walk to work gangway in 1979.

There will be several posts from our history, arrangements and contests throughout 2019 to celebrate our  40-year anniversary. Please follow us on our homepage, LinkedIn or facebook to join our celebration.

Uptime 40 year anniversary logo