On July 27th, location Eemshaven, Shipyard De Hoop delivered the floatel named Rossini to Wagenborg Offshore. This so called living quarter barge was christened by Monique Vanderheyden, spouse of Gert Vanderheyden, project manager for Wagenborg Offshore. With 440 berths, the Rossini is the seventh floatel Wagenborg Kazakhstan, a subsidiary of Wagenborg Offshore, is exploiting in the northern part of the Caspian Sea.
In assisting the offshore industry, Wagenborg Kazakhstan has been active in the Caspian Sea since 1998. The fleet exists of IBSV’s (ice breaking supply vessels), ice strengthened pontoons and shallow draught tugs especially built for this region.
Arrival of the floatel Rossini arrives Eemshaven assisted by the tugboats Watergeus and Waterman
(foto Janko Woltjer)
Translation: Joesien Winter