After a damage repair tender process, Royal Niestern Sander was awarded the repair contract and subcontracted the towing of the Helge from Esbjerg to Delfzijl to Wagenborg Towage. The tug ‘Eems Wrestler’ from Amasus Shipping in Delfzijl was hired to tow the vessel to its homeport for repairs. All in all a unique combination of work involving four maritime companies situated in Delfzijl in the North of the Netherlands.
The scope of the repair project at the Niestern Sander shipyard will comprise of a.o.:
All in all, a major repair job that will start immediately at arrival. Depending on the delivery times of various installations and components the Helge is expected to be ready again around the summer of 2023.