In this episode, the main engine is installed. Wagenborg Superintendent Udo Borger explains how this was done, and Nedlift Engineer Daan Rieks explains why this method was chosen. Chris van den Dool from mobile machining company De Wiel Services installed the propeller shaft and discusses all the aspects involved in the process.
The 'Aurora Thunder' is currently undergoing a transformation at shipyard Royal Niestern Sander. This offshore supply vessel is being converted into a multi-purpose offshore vessel. This custom-made and specialized offshore vessel will support subsea activities and decommissioning works in the southern North Sea later this year.
On Thursday, August 3, around 2:30 p.m., the Fremantle Highway arrived safely in Julianahaven in Eemshaven with the assistance of several Wagenborg tugboats, among others. The process went according to plan. Now that the ship is moored at the Wagenborg terminal, the next steps will be determined. This will be discussed by the parties involved in the following days.
In this episode: Images of our main engine during the Factory Acceptance Test at Wärtsilä's Smart Technology Hub in Finland. The deck hatches arrive in Farmsum by pontoon. Towage captain Jan Gerbers explains what this involves. And Nedlift crane operator Guido Egbertsen talks about the importance of teamwork when installing the deckhouse.
Recently, the mv Vechtborg has been taken into service again after her fifth special survey. During a period of maintenance, the 9.000 dwt V-type multipurpose vessel received a variety of maintenance works and updates on the hull, cargo holds, hatch covers, gantry crane, machinery and systems. These investments guarantee at least five more years of reliable shipping services for our customers.
Royal Wagenborg presented her 2022 annual sustainability report. Wagenborg’s sustainability results are in line with her sustainability strategy and show progress on various environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues.