Recently, a so-called Selective Catalyst Reduction (SCR) system was installed in the oldest Wagenborg tugboat 'Waterpoort' - built in 1962 and equipped with an old Stork Werkspoor engine. With this catalytic converter behind the engine, exhaust gases are treated, so that nitrogen (NOx) is captured.
The m.v. Máxima - the latest sustainable MPP vessel in the Wagenborg fleet - successfully completed her maiden voyage. After loading SBP certified wood chips for HOFOR A/S in Antwerp, the EasyMax multi purpose vessel set direction to the biomass CHP plant 'Amagerværket' in Copenhagen.
After a tender process, Wagenborg Shipping and SCA have signed a contract for shipping services, regarding sea traffic volumes of wood, pulp and paper from the Baltic to the US east coast and multiple destinations in the Mediterranean.
Earlier this week, Wagenborg has shipped a deck cargo of silos to the Finnish Gulf. The project cargo was loaded on the mv IJzerborg in the port of Antwerp, Belgium. The mv IJzerborg is one of the geared 12.000 DWT vessels in the Wagenborg fleet.
The second EasyMax - under construction at Royal Niestern Sander as yard number 851 - has salt water under the keel for the first time after being transported from the ship yard to its home port Delfzijl.
Nobody could have predicted how turbulent the past months would be. So many otherwise stable factors have become disrupted, leading to uncertainty which can easily become paralysing. But that is our worst-case scenario. We need to move on, building on our assets and on our abilities. In close cooperation with customers, suppliers and our Wagenborg family we once again will overcome this tough period. As we move into 2021 and hope for better times, here is a look back on some stories that moved our company last year.
In 2020 Wagenborg and affiliated captain owners installed 33 ballast water management systems in their fleet of MPP vessels. With this significant number of installations and accompanying investment, Wagenborg demonstrates her high commitment to reduce her environmental footprint and achieve a better climate and environment.
After a tender process, Wagenborg Offshore has signed an agreement for the deployment of a Walk to Work Emergency Response and Rescue Vessel (W2W ERRV). This third walk to work vessel in the Wagenborg fleet will be operated by Wagenborg Offshore as a standby and support vessel for inspection and maintenance of unmanned platforms in the Southern North Sea.