Niestern News

Steerprop Azimuth Propulsion for Icebreaking W2W Vessel

Nov 13, 2020

Finland-based propulsion specialist Steerprop has recently won a contract to deliver azimuth units as the main propulsion and steering system for a shallow-draught ice-breaking vessel being built for offshore oil operations in the Russian Far East…

Schottel Thrusters for Russia-bound Ice-Breaking W2W Vessel

Sep 24, 2020

Dutch shipbuilder Royal Niestern Sander has ordered Schottel thrusters for what has been described as the world's first shallow-draught ice-breaking walk-to-work vessel, targeted for operation at the Russian Far East.Under the order from a joint…

Geo Plus Takes Delivery of New Survey Vessel

Jul 02, 2020

Dutch shipbuilder Royal Niestern Sander has delivered the hydrographic survey vessel ‘Geo Ranger’ to Geo Plus, after 14 months of constructing, installing, commissioning and testing.The vessel last month successfully passed its sea trials on the river Ems…

Geo Ranger Survey Vessel Passes Sea Trials

Jun 18, 2020

The hydrographic survey vessel Geo Ranger has this week successfully passed sea trials on the river Ems, the Dutch Shipbuilder Royal Niestern Sander said Thursday.'In presence of the client Geo Plus, surveyors of Bureau Veritas and various commissioning engineers of Kongsberg and Alewijnse…

Ampelmann's Gangway for New Ice-Breaking W2W Vessel

Jun 11, 2020

Dutch offshore crew transfer specialist Ampelmann will deliver an ice-strengthened gangway for the recently ordered, Russia-bound, shallow draft ice-breaking walk to work vessel.As previously reported, Dutch shipbuilder Niestern Sander, with compatriot vessel-owner Wagenborg Offshore…

Russian JV Orders Walk-to-work Icebreaker

Jun 02, 2020

After a tender procedure, Dutch shipyard Royal Niestern Sander and a joint-venture between Russia's Mercury Sakhalin and Pola have signed an agreement for the construction of the world’s first shallow draft ice-breaking walk to work vessel. After delivery in December 2021…

Elektron Mobilized at Delfzijl

Aug 06, 2019

MV Elektron, a cable laying vessel available for use in the offshore wind industry, has arrived for demobilization at the port of Delfzijl under agency of Royal Wagenborg.Netherlands-based Royal Wagenborg said in a press release that the demobilization…

Multi-tasking

Sep 01, 2015

Collaboration on- and offshore the Netherlands has resulted in a new concept in platform operations and maintenance. Elaine Maslin reports. Wagenborg’s Kroonborg. Photo from Wagenborg. Across the North Sea…

True to style

Sep 01, 2015

The 2014-15 oil price collapse has unquestionably severely dented confidence in the global offshore oil and gas industry, with job losses above 150,000 and tendering largely on hold. Sander Vergroesen…

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