Launches & Deliveries

Lately the following ships have been launched or delivered to their owners. 

October 18th 2022

Mrs Nina Simberg-Koulumies, a partner of Antti Koulumies and UPM – The Biofore Company, successfully christened Lady Menna on October 18th 2022. Lady Menna is the third of four new vessels, with a deadweight capacity of 5,900 tons and a length of 115 metres, dual-fueled and designed to meet all current environmental requirements. The godmother did the christening very well!

September 11th 2022

Lady Mathilde was succesfully christened by Mrs. Nurmi from UPM in the port of Amsterdam on September 11th 25th 2022. The vessel was delivered to Wijnne Barends by Wuhu Shipyards. She is the second of four new vessels, with a deadweight capacity of 5,900 tons and a length of 115 metres, duo fueled and designed to meet all current environmental requirements. Lady Mathilde is the second dry bulk cargo vessel in Short Sea Shipping Europe to operate on LNG.

August 25th 2022

On Thursday the 25th of August, the Aquadelta was christened in Rotterdam near the SS Rotterdam. The vessel, which injects large volumes of water into the seabed so sediment can flow to deeper areas, was built by Shipyard Bijlsma Wartena for owner Van der Kamp B.V.

Conoship was involved in the design phase of this vessel, which focused on durability and adaptability. The concept design of the vessel was completed in record time by incorporating extensive 3D models, and its lay-out and deadweight was designed to enable future conversions, such as replacing its fuel and/or battery systems if necessary.

July 1st 2022

On Friday the 1st of July, the Bore Way was christened in the Port of Rauma (Finland). Bore Way is the first of three vessels of this type. The 6,850 tdw RoLo vessel on LNG built by Wuhu Shipyard for the Finnish owner Bore was delivered on April 27th 2022. The new design meets the flexible cargo transportation requirements of forest products in different forms and will also be able to take RoRo cargo, be suitable for container transport, and be loaded with both high and heavy as well as project cargo.

June 18th 2022

Conoship has been involved in the development of the Lady M-series of ships for some time and we are very proud to share that the last of four new vessels, Lady Monique was launched by Wuhu shipyards on June 18th 2022. The main purpose of these vessels would be to transport several kinds of paper related cargo for UPM, such as wood, pulp, and so on.
Lady Monique is the fourth dry bulk cargo vessel in Short Sea Shipping Europe to operate on LNG.

May 3th 2022

Lady Harriët was christened by Mrs. Harriët Woudstra at Wijnne Barends Logistics terminal in the Eemshaven on the 3rd of May 2022. She is the fourth of six new ships of this type delivered by shipyard Chowgule on May 2nd 2021.
The new Lady H series is designed for transporting all kinds of cargo with maximum fuel efficiency, especially in moderate to heavy weather conditions, including sailing in ice.

April 25th 2022

Lady Menna was succesfully launched by Wuhu shipyards in rainy China on April 25th 2022. Lady Menna is the third of four new multipurpose vessels for Wijnne Barends. With a dual-fuel installation (MGO and LNG), she is the third dry bulk cargo vessel in Short Sea Shipping Europe to operate on LNG.

April 9th 2022

On Saturday the 9th of April, the Lady Marie Christine was christened in Delfzijl by Mrs. Pauliina Rikala. The vessel was delivered to Wijnne Barends by Wuhu Shipyards. She is the first of four new vessels, with a deadweight capacity of 5,900 tons and a length of 115 metres, duo fueled and designed to meet all current environmental requirements. Lady Marie Christine is the first dry bulk cargo vessel in Short Sea Shipping Europe to operate on LNG.

April 1st 2022

  • Water Injection Dredger Aquadelta

    Aquadelta launch Bijlsma_Conoship design_1st April 2022

On April 1st, the water injection dredger Aquadelta built by Shipyard Bijlsma Wartena for owner Van der Kamp B.V. was launched smoothly.

The vessel was designed with a very long life span in mind, keeping ample room in both the lay-out and the deadweight of the vessel for future conversions. This means that the vessel can be equipped with alternative fuel and/or battery systems relatively easy in the future.

January 24th 2022

  • Multi Purpose Vessel Lady Marie Christine

    Lady-Marie-Christine

Lady Marie Christine, the newbuild Multi Purpose Vessel on LNG, was delivered from the Wuhu Shipyard in China on the 24th of January 2022. She is the first in a serie of four new dual-fuel vessels for long time client Wijnne Barends. The new Lady M-series is designed for transporting all kind of paper-related materials . With the flush cargo desk, the vessel can carry project cargo.  And she has the ability to sail “open top”, so this results in a versatile dry cargo vessel.

Lady Marie Christine is the first dry cargo vessel in Short Sea Shipping in Europe to operate on LNG, to reduce CO2 emmissions.

December 7th 2021

  • BN348

    De Hoop BN348

The 2nd Marine Aggregate Dredger for De Hoop Terneuzen was launched on the 7th of December. This dredger has been designed especially for extracting sand and gravel at sea. The 1st vessel Anchorage was delivered on the 5th of June 2020 to the family owned company, a major supplier of building materials in Holland and Belgium.

November 8th 2021

  • RoLo Bore Wave

    Bore RoLo on LNG in ice - sideview - artist impression

On November 8th, the second RoLo vessel on LNG built by Wuhu Shipyard for the Finnish owner Bore was launched smoothly. The 120m vessel will have a speed of around 15 knots and will be ice-class Swedish/Finnish 1A. The new design meets the flexible cargo transportation requirements of forest products in different forms.

October 7th 2021

  • Multi Purpose Vessel Lady Hannah

    Launch-Lady-Hannah

Lady Hannah was launched at shipyard Chowgule on the 7th of October 2021. Lady Hannah is the 6th and last vessel of this series for longtime client Wijnne Barends. The new Lady H series is designed for transporting all kinds of cargo with maximum fuel efficiency, especially in moderate to heavy weather conditions, including sailing in ice.

September 28th 2021

  • DP2 Multicat Coastal Crown

    Coastal Crown_Acta Marine

On Tuesday 28th of September, the Coastal Crown was christened in Den Helder. The vessel was delivered to Acta Marine by Shipyard Bijlsma. The hybrid DP2 Multicat is fitted with Tier III engines and a 300 kW battery pack, making it the most sustainable workboat at the moment.

August 25th 2021

  • Multi Purpose Vessel Lady Marie Christine

    Launch Lady M

Lady Marie Christine, the newbuild MPV on LNG,  was launched on August 25th at the Wuhu Shipyard in China. She is the first in a series of four dual-fuel vessels  for longtime client Wijnne Barends. The new Lady M-series is designed for transporting all kind of paper-related materials, combined with the ability to sail “open top” and also has a flush cargo deck to carry project cargo.

July 21st 2021

  • Multi Purpose Vessel Lady Habarka

    LAdy Habarka Delfzijl

Lady Habarka was delivered by shipyard Chowgule on the 21st of July 2021. Lady Habarka is the 5th of six new ships of this type for longtime client Wijnne Barends. The new Lady H series is designed for transporting all kinds of cargo with maximum fuel efficiency, especially in moderate to heavy weather conditions, including sailing in ice.

July 16th, 2021

  • 6,850 tdw RoLo

    Bore slipway side view

On July 16, the 6,850 tdw RoLo vessel on LNG built by Wuhu Shipyard for the Finnish owner Bore was launched smoothly. The 120m vessel will have a speed of around 15 knots and will be ice-class Swedish/Finnish 1A. The new design meets the flexible cargo transportation requirements of forest products in different forms.

May 2nd 2021

  • Multi Purpose Vessel Lady Harriet

    Lady HArriet

Lady Harriet was delivered by shipyard Chowgule on May 2nd 2021. The picture (above) was taken when she was arriving in the Eemshaven. Lady Harriet is the 4th of 6 new ships of this type. The new Lady H series is designed for transporting all kinds of cargo with maximum fuel efficiency, especially in moderate to heavy weather conditions, including sailing in ice.

April 23rd 2021

  • DP2 Multicat Coastal Crown

    Launch Coastal-Crown-Bijlsma-Wartena_ Foto Dikken & Hulsinga)

Late April the workboat Coastal Crown was launched at Bijlsma Wartena. This Friesian shipyard is building the 36-metre-long workboat for Acta Marine. The hybrid DP2 Multicat will be fitted with Tier III engines and a 300 kW battery pack, making it the most sustainable workboat at the moment. The vessel will be delivered this summer.

March 15th 2021

  • Walk-to-work vessel Keizersborg

    Keizersborg

The existing platform supply ship ‘SK728’ has been converted into a walk-to-work (W2W) vessel at shipyard Royal Niestern Sander in Delfzijl. This third W2W vessel has been taken into service by Wagenborg Offshore as Keizersborg on March 15th 2021. The vessel will be used as a standby and support vessel for inspection and maintenance of unmanned platforms in both Dutch and British waters in the southern North Sea. 

December 7th 2020

  • Multi Purpose Vessel Lady Hedwig

    Lady Hedwig maiden voyage

Lady Hedwig was delivered by shipyard Chowgule on 7th December 2020. The picture (above) was taken when she was leaving Goa, India for her maiden voyage on 10th December 2020. Lady Hedwig is the third of six new ships of this type. The new Lady H series is designed for transporting all kinds of cargo with maximum fuel efficiency, especially in moderate to heavy weather conditions, including sailing in ice.

October 29th 2020

  • General Cargo Vessel EasyMax

    EasyMax Launch

After a construction period of eight months the second EasyMax vessel for shipping company Royal Wagenborg successfully launched at shipyard Royal Niestern Sanders on Thursday 29th of October, 2020. The coming months will focus on finishing, commissioning and sea trial runs of the vessel, after which the vessel will be delivered early 2021. The EasyMax vessels can be considered a champion in efficiency and sustainability with world-class low EEDI.

October 15th 2020

  • Yacht Support Vessel Game Changer

    Game Changer

Icon Yachts has relaunched the refitted expedition yacht Game Changer on October 15th 2020. The unique yacht support vessel is extended with three meters to an overall length of 72.00 m. For this we provided the naval architecture, constructional engineering and on-site project assistance before and during this refit.

July 13th 2020

  • Fish feed carrier Eidsvaag Omega

    Eidsvaag omega

The Eidsvaag Omega (formerly Baltic) was recently converted into a Fish Feed Carrier by Hartman Marine Shipbuilding in Urk. The former RoRo cargo ship was commissioned by Eidsvaag AS to supply feed to salmon farms in the Norwegian fjords. In order to do this efficiently, the ship had to be modified considerably.

July 3rd 2020

  • Hydrographic Survey Vessel Geo Ranger

    Geo Ranger

After 14 months of constructing, installing, commissioning and testing, Royal Niestern Sander has delivered the hydrographic survey vessel Geo Ranger to Geo Plus B.V.  Geo Ranger can be considered as (one of) the best survey vessels in its class. Standards for a survey vessel get higher every year and project timeframes get shorter. This means a survey vessel has to offer the highest performance and flexibility as possible.

June 27th 2020

  • Explorer Yacht Ragnar

    Ragnar by night

Project Ragnar, ICON’s 68m ultimate explorer superyacht, has been successfully delivered to her new owners team and is currently on her maiden voyage to Iceland. Ragnar boasts a certified ICE Class A1 super hull, equipping her with Arctic explorer capabilities. Ragnar also includes luxury accommodation areas, a toy deck and helicopter landing pad.

June 5th 2020

  • MAD Anchorage

    Anchorage - Terneuzen - Barkmeijer

The Marine Aggregate Dredger Anchorage was delivered on the 5th of June to the Zeeland based company De Hoop Terneuzen. This family owned company is a major supplier of building materials in Holland and Belgium. Anchorage has been built especially for extracting sand and gravel at sea. The vessel has been developed and built in the Netherlands in collaboration with Dutch suppliers, mainly from the northern part of the Netherlands.

January 7th 2020

  • Multi Purpose Vessel Lady Hestia

    LAdy HEstia

Lady Hestia was delivered by shipyard Chowgule on the 7th of January 2020. Lady Hestia is the second of six new ships of this type. The new Lady H series is designed for transporting all kinds of cargo with maximum fuel efficiency, especially in moderate to heavy weather conditions, including sailing in ice.