25 March 2024 Shipyard Royal Niestern Sander awarded steel works for methanol conversion ‘Fugro Pioneer’

Royal Niestern Sander was awarded the steel work scope in the methanol conversion of the ‘Fugro Pioneer’. In December 2023, the multi-purpose survey vessel arrived at the shipyard’s dock location in the port of Delfzijl. In the upcoming weeks, the first steps will be made in the world’s first methanol conversion project.

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02 February 2024 EasyMax journal: episode 18

In this edition of the EasyMax Journal, Captain Erik Rosner explains the various tests conducted during a trial voyage. Maritime Surveyor Hendrik Jan Postel from the classification Bureau Veritas records everything for certification, while Contract Manager Maurice Stokhof de Jong monitors whether everything functions in practice as planned and agreed upon.

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02 January 2024 EasyMax journal: episode 17

In this episode of the EasyMax Journal, Project Engineer Willem Zuur explains what is involved in the inclining tests. Ronald Idzenga (Coops and Nieborg) discusses the hatch tests. The crew is now on board and the mess room has been decorated for Christmas.

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22 December 2023 Niestern Sander announces 5th EasyMax vessel

Royal Niestern Sander shipyard and Wagenborg Shipping have come to an agreement to start the construction of another 14.000 DWT EasyMax vessel. This fifth vessel in the EasyMax series is expected to be delivered by the end of 2025.

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01 December 2023 EasyMax journal: episode 16

In this 16th episode of the EasyMax Journal, Captain Joenamar Bacuetes shares his career journey from deck cadet in 2004 to his latest adventure with the new EasyMax III. Bert Landman operates from Wagenborg Shipping's Warehouse, where goods are inspected, stored, and dispatched, ranging from toothbrushes to cylinder heads. Health Safety and Environment Inspector Kelly Buurmeijer-Wierenga closely monitors the preparations for making the brand-new ship seaworthy, overseeing the creation and management of vital onboard documentation.

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08 November 2023 EasyMax journal: episode 15

In this episode, Supervisor Anne Dijkman explains what is involved in the preparation of the launch. Meindert Riekelt Kaptein supervised the launching from his tugboat and Managing Director Fokke Jan Botke explains how he experiences this milestone.

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20 October 2023 Aftermovie launch EasyMax 3

At Niestern Sander, we celebrate significant milestones together. Launching a new vessel is an unforgettable moment. We proudly present our aftermovie to you! So, please, sit back and enjoy the experience.

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09 October 2023 EasyMax journal: episode 14

In this episode, the aft ship of the ship is transported. Niestern Sander director Fokke Jan Botke explains how this was done and invites you for the launch on October 19th. Wagenborg Crew Management director Cees Horvers explains how the crew for EasyMax 3 will be recruited. Stefan Bartlema from Esmé Marine discusses all the aspects involved in the construction of the accomodation.

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08 September 2023 EasyMax journal: episode 13

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.

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