Changes in the shipping industry, such as the ever increasing vessel size and the introduction of bow thrusters, leads to a decline in towage activities in the ports of Delfzijl and Eemshaven. The focus therefore switches more to towage voyages. It is partly for this reason that the new "Watergeus" is added to the fleet on 1 April 1995. Her two engines, with a joint output of 1775 HP, represent a doubling of capacity and pulling power compared to her predecessor.

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