The preparations for project ‘Aanpak Ring Zuid’ have started. ‘Aanpak Ring Zuid’ is an extensive project with the aim to regulate the traffic in and around the city center of Groningen in a better and safer way. The project is executed by contractor Combinatie Herepoort . Combinatie Herepoort selected Wagenborg as lifting contractor for this project.
Stoom Stichting Nederland (the Dutch Steam foundation) has been working for some time now in doing an overhaul on locomotive 23 023. An intensive and time consuming project. 2015, Wagenborg lifted the boiler from the locomotive. Now the boiler is ready and Wagenborg repositioned it onto the locomotives frame.
In the midst of summer, July 2016, an inland vessel crashed into the Oostersluisbrug in Groningen (the Netherlands), causing considerable damage to the bridge. Exactly a year later, July, 2017, Wagenborg lifted the damaged bridge part and transported the bridge to Machinefabriek Rusthoven B.V. in Groningen where the bridge will be repaired.
Recently Royal Wagenborg acquired the m.v. Loodiep and the m.v. Lingediep as the last two vessels out of seven vessels. Earlier the “Zijlborg”, “Zaanborg”, “Ziltborg”, “Leuveborg” and “Loenerborg” were already added to the Wagenborg fleet.
As of July13 th , the ice-breaking-multipurpose support vessel Sanaborg has been sold and delivered to her new owner.
Recently, for the third time, Wagenborg transported a ‘Mobile Wellhead Compressor Skid’ from Waddinxveen, commissioned by NAM. The first skid was transported to Gaag (the Netherlands, 2015) and the second one in 2016, destined for ‘s Gravenzande (the Netherlands, 2016). The third skid, weighing 67 tonnes, was destined for NAM location Oude Pekela (Groningen).
Recently Wagenborg performed a project involving the ‘Caspian Explorer’, a drilling rig registered in Kazakhstan, in close cooperation with her partner Caspian Sea Support (CSS).
Recently the m.v. Avonborg shipped a special cargo from Pozzuoli (Italy) to Eemshaven (the Netherlands): two HVDC cables of each 65 kilometers.
Yesterday Wagenborg assisted a special towing transport in Eemshaven. The converter station DolWin Gamma entered Eemshaven under agency of Wagenborg on the pontoon Nordic Giant 102, which was towed by the tug Union Manta. The Wagenborg tugs Waterstraat, Watergeus en Waterstad assisted with the tug Bugsier 10.
Wagenborg Foxdrill successfully carries out inspection and maintenance support activities offshore Southern Africa.
Today the âdiving-support vessel ‘REDSBORG’ from the Wagenborg Offshore set direction to St. Eustatius. Under a ten-year contract the vessel will have a crucial role in subsea maintenance and diving activities. The voyage will take about 3 weeks and measures over 5.000 miles.
Wagenborg transported and positioned 4 enormous steel beams destined for the Pontsteiger in Amsterdam (the Netherlands). These steel beams, manufactured by Buiting Staalbouw in Almelo (the Netherlands), connect the residential towers of the Pontsteiger.
The latest vessel design of Wagenborg, the ‘EasyMax“ has been nominated for the prestigious 'KVNR Shipping Award', which will be awarded in November 2017.
Last Saturday, Wagenborg successfully unloaded and installed the Bøkfjord bridge in Kirkenes (Norway). Earlier the bridge, weighing 760 tonnes and measuring 120 meters in length, was loaded onto Wagenborg Barge 8 by 48 axle-lines SPMTs. After a 1,520 miles journey by tug the bridge arrived safely at Kirkenes.
From June 6 th until June 8 th Offshore Wind Energy 2017 will take place at ExCel London. Offshore Wind Energy 2017 is the world’s largest offshore conference and exhibition.