In November 2011 Fassmer Shipyard, Germany, and Fugro N.V., Netherland, signed the contract for the new 40m „Fugro Helmert”, a new Offshore Survey Coastal Vessel for hydrographic and geotechnical tasks in worldwide operation. Fassmer was assigned to design and build the vessel in a time period of 20 months. The delivery is scheduled for August 2013.
On 8th of July 2013 the new Fugro Survey Vessel was christened by godmother Mrs. Irmgard Jeuken, in the presence of more than 140 guests, on the Fassmer Shipyard Berne. Directly after the naming ceremony the vessel was launched. During the following weeks all remaining works will be finished. On 8th of August 2013, after completion of all final tests and trials, the vessel will be handed over in time to Fugro.
This vessel is designed for worldwide operation, means well insulated against high temperatures, air conditioned and with a total accommodation for crew and guest of 20 persons. A maximum of 12 guests are allo... [More]
The Wasser- und Schifffahrtsamt Wilhelmshaven (Wilhelmshaven Waterways and Shipping Office) is pleased about an additional ship. In the presence of the secretary of states of the Federal Ministry of Transport, Enak Ferlemann, the naming ceremony of the new bouy laying vessel took place. Goodmother of the 11,9 Mio Euro newbuild is Ulrike Wagner, wife of Wilhelmshaven Lord Mayor Andreas Wagner. She named the new ship SCHILLIG after a famous small township at the coast of the Northsea. The new SCHILLIG replaces the more than 40 years old same name SCHILLIG, the sounding ship MINSENER OOG and the boat BLAUE BALJE. Shipyard was the well-known Fassmer Yard in Berne, next to the city of Bremen.
Main works of the new SCHILLIG, with length of 43,85 m and a displacement of 456 to, is the distribution, collection, transportation and works on more than 400 sea marks, e.g. navigable water bouys etc, in the area of the flat tidal bay Jadebusen and the East Frisian Coast Line.
One of the parti... [More]