Working offshore is a tough lifestyle, therefore, rest and recuperation between long shift hours are essential to keep crew alert and working efficiently. Sleeping on rigs can be difficult, especially during daylight hours, so having window coverings that block out daylight is a real benefit to the crew.

Earlier this year, SOLARGLIDE, one of the leading suppliers of window covering solutions to the marine industry, supplied its SG LUNAGLIDER blackout blinds for fitting on Seadrill’s West Phoenix semi-submersible offshore rig.

SG LUNAGLIDER is a high-performance blackout screen that creates total privacy for cabins and living quarters by effectively turning day into night. In hot climates, SG LUNAGLIDER screens may reduce interior temperatures by up to 15%.

SOLARGLIDE was contacted by the outfitting company appointed to refit the crew cabins and were looking for blackout screens that could block out 99% of sunlight. The SG LUNAGLIDER blinds were exactly what they needed, and blinds were fitted to 60 of the crew cabins.

The rig owner was more than pleased as they had blackout blinds fitted before but much preferred SOLARGLIDE’s LUNAGLIDER blinds, which were more effective in blocking out daylight.

SOLARGLIDE operates exclusively in the marine sector and has demonstrated to its customers the highest levels of customer service and product quality. SOLARGLIDE products are used on all types of sea-going vessel, from small pilot vessels to the world’s largest cruise liners: Harmony of the Seas and Symphony of the Seas. With a wealth of experience working with naval architects, interior designers and outfitters SOLARGLIDE can tailor it’s offering for window covering solutions to meet the exacting standards of its clients.

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