Launching Ceremony in Nauta Yard

Esvagt Njord shortly after launch

By MarEx 2016-01-22 13:45:09

On 22th January 2016 Nauta Shiprapair Yard launched a partly outfitted service offshore vessel – Esvagt Njord built for Norwegian client – Havyard Ship Technology. It is the first launching ceremony for Nauta in this year.

A year after the contract for the vessel was signed the ship launched from the slipway B1. “Esvagt Njord was built at a rapid pace, simultaneously with other ship construction in Nauta Shipyard” said Ewa Jagielska Director of Marketing in Newbuilding Department in Nauta Shiprepair Yard.

Esvagt Njord is 84 meters long and over 17 meters wide. The unit will operate at Dudgeon wind farm, outside the coast of Norfolk in Great Britain. The ship’s main task will be providing accommodation, carry personnel and equipment for the performance and service maintenance on offshore windmills.

Esvagt Njord has a foreship designed to have good properties in calm as well as rough seas. The stern with twin skegs will improve the performance of the hull and the propellers, and their operating economy. Applied solutions will provide a low-cost and environmentally friendly connection between the wind farm and onshore bases.

Danish company ESVAGT - the vessel operator carry out emergency response tasks, safety training, oil spill response and personnel transport and service for offshore accommodation modules and wind farms. ESVAGT has a fleet of 43 modern ships and additionally 5 vessels under construction.  

Esvagt Njord is the second offshore vessel launched by Nauta Yard. On April 2014 Nauta launched the first unit, a Platform Supply Vessel for SIEM Offshore. Now eight another vessels of different types are under construction in Nauta Yard whose four of them will be launched this year. Since start of the opening of Newbuilding Department in Gdańsk (in 2014) Nauta already has launched eight vessels. Nauta Shiprepair Yard is specializes in building different types of vessels: special support ships, as well as fishing trawlers and research vessels. The products diversification is a strongpoint for Nauta Yard.  

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