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  • 2015 March 10 16:45

    Croatian shipyard hosts ceremonal launching of multipurpose vessel Isaac Newton for Jan De Nul

    Over the past seven years Jan De Nul Group has considerably expanded its fleet and as a result the group now owns the most state-of-the-art dredging fleet in the world. Nowadays Jan De Nul Group is adjusting its investment strategy and is now more than ever focusing on niche markets. Today the multipurpose vessel Isaac Newton was launched at the Croatian shipyard Uljanik Brodogradiliste, the Group said Tuesday in a media release.

    The ship can be deployed on a variety of projects: installing subsea cables, trench dredging and subsea rock installation, which definitely makes it unique.

    The construction of multipurpose vessels allows Jan De Nul to better meet the clients’ requests to have a project executed by one contractor or one vessel and to reduce the mobilization costs for its clients.

    In cable-installation mode the vessel will be capable of transporting and laying cable in a single length with a total weight of approximately 10,000 tonnes, which is more than any other vessel currently available.

    Ship general characteristics: DWT - 12,500 tonnes, LOA - 138,0 m; Breadth - 32,0 m; Draft (Loaded)  - 7,0 m; Speed - 12,5 kn, accommodation - 75; Propulsion power - 2x3,000 kW.

    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.

    About Jan De Nul Group
    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.




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