Jan De Nul takes delivery of Isaac Newton (photo)
The delivery ceremony of yard 507 „Isaac Newton“, a sophisticated multipurpose vessel for a range of specific marine tasks and built by Uljanik shipyard for the Luxembourg Company Sofidra S.A., was held in Uljanik on 27th November 2015, the shipyard’s press center says. This vessel has a length of 138 m and width of 32 m, deadweight of 13,436 tonnes and is equipped for the laying of cables on the sea floor and covering the channels on the sea floor in which the cables are laid. The ship may also be used for the transport of cargo on the open deck, for example wind turbine or may be used as a working platform for construction tasks, undersea or offshore projects, and for this purpose the ship is equipped with two deck cranes for undersea works. With the contracting of this ship, Uljanik has confirmed the trust shown by Jan De Nul Group, one of the leading companies in the area of dredging and complex marine, undersea and offshore works.
While the construction of this ship was an incredibly challenging task, the shipbuilders showed their high-level abilities, experience and flexibility and completed a job which opens new possibilities for future co-operation, the release says.
Jan De Nul Group is continuously growing and therefore constantly looking for additional employees, people who are able to pragmatically support our services and who feel strongly about team spirit. Looking for additional staff: civil and industrial engineers, technicians, architects, electromechanical engineers, but also supporting staff and technical crew, is a constant process.
Jan De Nul Group offers specialized services for the installation of subsea structures for oil, gas and renewable energy industries. They comprise seabed preparation, trenching, stabilization and ballasting and can be related to subsea pipelines, cables, umbilicals, foundations or platforms. In addition, Jan De Nul Group also installs cables and umbilicals for these three offshore industries. These types of services are offered on an EPC basis and are always tailor-made to the client’s specific wishes.