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Ship building

Ship types

We build ships

Royal Niestern Sander, as a shipbuilding yard, builds different ship types. The yard has decades of knowledge and experience in the construction of highly diverse and complex vessels for inland shipping and shipping as well as the offshore industry. Below is an overview of some popular ship types that Niestern Sander has designed and built.

850+
new build
vessels
7.000
tonnes
throughput
300.000+
annual
production hours
160
skilled
employees

We build cargo vessels

General cargo / multipurpose vessels

General cargo / multipurpose vessels

Niestern Sander has decades of experiences in the design and building of different series of general cargo vessels. These series ranges in capacity from 2.200 DWT up to 14.500 DWT.

Open top multipurpose carrier

Open top multipurpose carrier

Niestern Sander designed a new type of open top multipurpose carrier. The combination of her large load capacity and low fuel consumption make this ship the leader in its segment in terms of sustainability.

Oil and chemical tankers

Oil and chemical tankers

Niestern Sander has experience in the design and building of several tankers. These oil and chemical tankers can be build assembled in our dock, while capacity ranges from 8.500 up to 14.000 m3.

We build special purpose vessels

Walk to work (W2W) vessels

Walk to work (W2W) vessels

The award winning design of our Walk to Work (W2W) ship offers a new and efficient approach for offshore maintenance and support. BOth the offshore wind and oil & gas industry will benefit.

Special research and utility vessels

Special research and utility vessels

Besides the more usual types of vessels, Niestern Sander also has built special ships, such as a research vessel for the French Navy, landing utility vessels or a fully electric utility vessel.

Ice breaking offshore support vessels

Ice breaking offshore support vessels

Offshore support vessels are versatile designed ships, especially for operations in shallow waters or areas with thick ice where they can function as ice breaking multipurpose supply vessels.

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