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by wimkosten
Tue Dec 09, 2014 7:26 pm
Forum: Svitzer Fleet
Topic: SVITZER BARGATE
Replies: 9
Views: 1588

Re: SVITZER BARGATE

SVITZER ESTON and BARGATE both berthed at the Damen Shiprepair yard at Flushing East after being unloaded from the CALYPSO about previous weekend.
5D2-183-svitzer-bargate_03.jpg
Svitzer Bargate
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Svitzer Eston
by wimkosten
Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:26 am
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: EBRO - 1931
Replies: 4
Views: 670

Re: EBRO - 1931

EBRO seen here appearing again after 28 years 02/10/1986. 00090-M645-016-03-berging-ebro.jpg EBRO arriving at Scheldepoort yard (Flushing East) for restoration by a group of enthusiasts (I was one of them) in the slings of TAKLIFT 4 02/10/1986. 00130-M645-017-15-berging-ebro.jpg EBRO with dry feet 0...
by wimkosten
Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:15 am
Forum: Sleepdienst Willem Muller
Topic: SCHOTLAND (2)
Replies: 4
Views: 1740

Re: SCHOTLAND (2)

SCHOTLAND as ANGLIAN WARRIOR (not sure if she ever was ANGLIAN WARRIOR II as mentioned) seen here arriving at Flushing East 07/02/1995.
M645-311-11-anglian-warrior.jpg
by wimkosten
Tue Jan 03, 2012 10:05 am
Forum: Svendborg Bugser
Topic: SØLØWEN (1)
Replies: 1
Views: 1715

Re: SØLØWEN (1)

Another piccie of SØLØWEN, seen here at Flushing roads 24/05/1995.
M645-330-05-soloven.jpg
by wimkosten
Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:47 am
Forum: UNION (Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst)
Topic: SCHOUWENBANK
Replies: 1
Views: 1628

Re: SCHOUWENBANK

Departed Terneuzen 11/03/2009 as ENBANK.
10D-044-enbank_03.jpg
by wimkosten
Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:43 am
Forum: UNION (Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst)
Topic: DRADO
Replies: 1
Views: 1496

Re: DRADO

DRADO seen here leaving Terneuzen during lousy weather as RADO 21/07/2009.
10D-056-rado_21.jpg
by wimkosten
Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:40 am
Forum: UNION (Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst)
Topic: LEIE
Replies: 1
Views: 1554

Re: LEIE

As TOWING CHIEFTAIN seen here arriving at Flushing outerharbour to pick up a small lifting barge 05/10/1989.
M645-104-17-towing-chieftain.jpg
by wimkosten
Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:36 am
Forum: UNION (Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst)
Topic: ONRUST
Replies: 1
Views: 1538

Re: ONRUST

Had a rebuild on atleast the bridge but not sure when that was done.

ONRUST seen from DEURLOO while at the HOFE wreck location offshore Zeebrugge 07/03/1987.
M022-12-onrust.jpg
ONRUST with the modified accommodation, seen here near Zoutelande 28/08/1993.
M645-254-10-onrust.jpg
by wimkosten
Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:32 am
Forum: UNION (Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst)
Topic: ROLF GERLING
Replies: 2
Views: 1647

Re: ROLF GERLING

I have a notice that she also sailed as GEBEA LUGANO and have a piccie of her while at Breskens although the name is not visible so not sure on that.

Piccie of her as LUGANO while at the vd Marel breakersyard 23/05/1983
lugano_01.jpg
by wimkosten
Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:28 am
Forum: UNION (Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst)
Topic: UNION FOUR
Replies: 1
Views: 1599

Re: UNION FOUR

Maybe someone can add a more precise date but in the beginning of May 1986 she grounded near Zoutelande, not sure what the reason for the grounding was but it was a nice photo-oportunity :-). Images are from 09/05/1986 which I think was the grounding-date. Seen from the beach: M645-union_four_04.jpg...
by wimkosten
Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:22 am
Forum: UNION (Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst)
Topic: SCHELDE 12
Replies: 3
Views: 1698

Re: SCHELDE 12

Another piccie of SCHELDE 12 with the red funnel seen at Aberdeen 04/07/2003.
D60-009-schelde-12_07.jpg
by wimkosten
Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:21 am
Forum: UNION (Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst)
Topic: SCHELDE 10
Replies: 4
Views: 1749

Re: SCHELDE 10

SCHELDE 10 flying her original Scheldt Towage funnel 24/06/1988.
M645-050-12-schelde-10.jpg
@Henk, not sure the 10 had the red funnel but the 12 sure did on charter for I think Targe Towing.
Was the same red funnel as the JEROME LETZER had.
by wimkosten
Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:13 am
Forum: UNION (Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst)
Topic: SCALDIS
Replies: 1
Views: 1458

Re: SCALDIS

SCALDIS seen here entering Flushing outerharbour 25/07/1960 (note: before rebuilding).
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SCALDIS after rebuild and grounded during the salvage of the grounded cargo GERA 29/02/1968.
KBBW-022-51-scaldis_01.jpg
SCALDIS departing Flushing roads 12/04/1973.
AC-scaldis.jpg
by wimkosten
Thu Dec 29, 2011 11:06 am
Forum: UNION (Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst)
Topic: FIGHTER
Replies: 6
Views: 2160

Re: FIGHTER

FIGHTER seen here departing her berth heading for an assistance back in the old days.
fighter_04.jpg
FIGHTER rolling and pitching during the salvage of the grouned tanker FLOTTBEK.
KBC-fighter_01.jpg
by wimkosten
Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:57 am
Forum: UNION (Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst)
Topic: WRESTLER (2)
Replies: 1
Views: 535

Re: WRESTLER (2)

WRESTLER seen here departing Flushing roads 25/04/1972 flying her original AL funnel.
KBBW-105-25-wrestler.jpg
And as OCEAN WRESTLER arriving at IJmuiden 22/09/2008 towing the newbuild hull JETSTREAM.
5D-039-ocean-wrestler_09.jpg
by wimkosten
Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:53 am
Forum: UNION (Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst)
Topic: JEAN MARIE GERLING
Replies: 8
Views: 857

Re: JEAN MARIE GERLING

Images above also by Bennie Claus.
by wimkosten
Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:51 am
Forum: UNION (Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst)
Topic: CONSTRUCTOR
Replies: 2
Views: 664

Re: CONSTRUCTOR

Piccie showing her as the completed NOORDHOEK CONSTRUCTOR while on trials 29/04/2010.
40DS-077-noordhoek-constructor_12.jpg
by wimkosten
Thu Dec 29, 2011 10:42 am
Forum: UNION (Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst)
Topic: PRESIDENT HUBERT
Replies: 10
Views: 2576

Re: PRESIDENT HUBERT

Another piccie showing the HUBERT from the FIGHTER while attempting to refloat the OO-carrier IVORY 10/02/1985. I remember it was damned cold which can be seen at the ice aboard the HUBERT.
M645-president_hubert_02.jpg
by wimkosten
Sun May 01, 2011 9:18 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: RED SEA FOS
Replies: 7
Views: 1213

Re: RED SEA FOS

Uhm, she's a good old UT704 and not a 705 which is a pipecarrier/
by wimkosten
Tue Mar 22, 2011 11:25 pm
Forum: YACHTING
Topic: IMAGINE
Replies: 4
Views: 497

IMAGINE

Amels first 212LE named IMAGINE seen here on her maiden trip at Flushing roads 21/03/2011.
5D-097-imagine_12.jpg
by wimkosten
Mon Feb 28, 2011 9:55 pm
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: AGILE
Replies: 0
Views: 305

AGILE

Secunda's (actually McDermott's) AGILE seen here arriving at Flushing East 27/02/2011. The word is that she we'll be at the yard for the next 6 months to be rebuild into a pipelayer.
5D-095-agile_04.jpg
5D-095-agile_21.jpg
by wimkosten
Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:48 pm
Forum: Multraship
Topic: WISCONSIN
Replies: 3
Views: 600

Re: WISCONSIN

Henk,

According to my info latest name should be WISCONSIN B (GIB flag) since 2001 and IMO: 8633059.

Another shot of WISCONSIN without the additional bridge, seen here leaving Flushing East 26-04-1988 towing a Russian fishingvessel to the breakers yard.
M645-047-17-wisconsin.jpg
by wimkosten
Wed Feb 23, 2011 9:41 pm
Forum: Westerschelde
Topic: JOLINE
Replies: 12
Views: 1693

Re: JOLINE

Thanks David.
by wimkosten
Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:48 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: BARRACUDA
Replies: 2
Views: 725

Re: BARRACUDA

And one more piccie, BARC seen on a stormy river Scheldt 26-02-2002.
barracuda-storm-3.jpg
by wimkosten
Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:45 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: BEAUFORT
Replies: 5
Views: 1115

Re: BEAUFORT

To be exact: 30/06/1985. Got about the same picture but we where at that time still in our B/W time.
by wimkosten
Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:42 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: COBI M.
Replies: 1
Views: 559

Re: COBI M.

I thought it looked familiair to me ....
by wimkosten
Wed Feb 02, 2011 9:41 pm
Forum: Foreign Naval Shipping
Topic: Maroc 614
Replies: 3
Views: 462

Maroc 614

Today the second Maroc SIGMA class frigate was rolled out of the building location to the waterside, she's planned to have wet feet Saturday 05/02.
5D-095-614_09.jpg
5D-095-614_27.jpg
by wimkosten
Sat Jan 29, 2011 12:59 pm
Forum: YACHTING
Topic: AMELS 461
Replies: 2
Views: 428

Re: AMELS 461

Thanks for the info David.
by wimkosten
Mon Jan 24, 2011 10:24 pm
Forum: YACHTING
Topic: AMELS 461
Replies: 2
Views: 428

AMELS 461

Today we saw the arrival of the AMELS 461 hull which was towed from Poland by the IKAR. The 461 (460 will arrive next month) is an Amels 177LE widebody type. In the picture we see the tug HENDRIK-3 (a rebuild fishingvessel) transfering ropes en personel while arriving at Flushing roads. 5D-095-amels...
by wimkosten
Sun Jan 23, 2011 10:38 pm
Forum: Westerschelde
Topic: CAPE DALY
Replies: 0
Views: 296

CAPE DALY

CAPE DALY inward bound at Flushing 19-01-2011.
40DS-093-cape-daly_03.jpg
by wimkosten
Tue Jan 18, 2011 10:45 pm
Forum: Foreign Naval Shipping
Topic: 613
Replies: 0
Views: 453

613

16/07/2010 the first Maroc Sigma type (an 10513 to be exact) got wet feet using a submersible pontoon at the Scheldepoort premises at Flushing East. 1] The launching operation by Mammoet as seen from the tug HENDRIK 3. 00270-5D-084-613_06.jpg 2] At Flushing roads during the shift from Flushing East ...
by wimkosten
Mon Jan 10, 2011 10:56 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: IEVOLI GREEN
Replies: 1
Views: 513

Re: IEVOLI GREEN

Some more info on VERVECE

She was build in 1996 at SEVMASH SHIPYARD SEVERODVINSK - RUSSIA as VIKING BARGE 4 and was renamed VERVECE 03/04/2005. If she's on her way to Nigeria I doubt if we the pontoon ever again :-)
by wimkosten
Tue Jan 04, 2011 10:59 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: DEIRDRE
Replies: 9
Views: 2051

Re: DEIRDRE

Came across this image which I shot while at Aberdeen 03/07/2003, DEIRDRE in her Targe Towing colors.
D60-009-deirdre_06.jpg
by wimkosten
Wed Dec 15, 2010 7:15 pm
Forum: Westerschelde
Topic: JOLINE
Replies: 12
Views: 1693

JOLINE

Latvian ferry JOLINE seen here at Flushing inner-harbour 14/12/2010 where she arrived 13/12 from IJmuiden. After being delivered at Den Helder in September by the Polish tug IKAR she sailed across Holland for several repairs and surveys. She's now owned by a Dutch company and as far as I know she's ...
by wimkosten
Mon Dec 13, 2010 9:26 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: LOUISE DIVER
Replies: 3
Views: 1171

Re: LOUISE DIVER

And a bollard-pull of 11 ton according to page 263 of the Dansk Illustreret Skibsliste 2011.
by wimkosten
Thu Oct 07, 2010 10:34 pm
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: SIEM EMERALD
Replies: 0
Views: 323

SIEM EMERALD

And before SIEM SAPPHIRE, her sister SIEM EMERALD arrived at Everingen anchorage for bunkering.
40DS-090-siem-emerald_05.jpg
40DS-090-siem-emerald_08.jpg
by wimkosten
Sun Oct 03, 2010 10:56 pm
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: SIEM SAPPHIRE
Replies: 0
Views: 365

SIEM SAPPHIRE

This weekend 2 VS491CD anchor-handlers from Siem Offshore arrived at Everingen anchorage for bunkering on a trip to Brazil. This afternoon (sunday) the SIEM SAPPHIRE departed for a stop-over at Las Palmas. Saturday we had the SIEM EMERALD. Who needs an anchor, keeping positon on her DP 5D-092-siem-s...
by wimkosten
Thu Sep 09, 2010 8:35 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: GEORGES LETZER
Replies: 4
Views: 969

Re: GEORGES LETZER

And a small addition, while at Terneuzen after 1992 she was renamed HILDE.
M645-228-09-hilde.jpg
HILDE at TSM yard Sluiskil, 12-03-1993.
by wimkosten
Sun Aug 22, 2010 12:36 am
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: STATESMAN
Replies: 0
Views: 297

STATESMAN

STATESMAN seen here at anchor at Flushing East 16/01/2009 after delivering EIDE BARGE 33 from China loaded with newbuilding hulls which where to be unloaded at Flushing.

Note she's already in EIDE colors but not renamed.
5D-043-statesman_20.jpg
by wimkosten
Sun Aug 22, 2010 12:33 am
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: SEA JAGUAR
Replies: 0
Views: 330

SEA JAGUAR

Deep Sea Supply's SEA JAGUAR berthed at Grand Harbour Valletta 30-08-2009.
40DJ-061-sea-jaguar_07.jpg
by wimkosten
Sun Aug 22, 2010 12:24 am
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: THOR OMEGA
Replies: 0
Views: 526

THOR OMEGA

THOR OMEGA seen here departing Flushing East following up on GEO CARRIBEAN as her guard/chase vessel.
40DJ-059-thor-omega_07.jpg
by wimkosten
Sun Aug 22, 2010 12:22 am
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: GECO EAGLE
Replies: 0
Views: 490

GECO EAGLE

GECO EAGLE berthed at Malta drydocks / French Creek, Valletta 30/08/2009.
40DJ-061-geco-eagle_03.jpg
by wimkosten
Sun Aug 22, 2010 12:20 am
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: GEO CARRIBEAN
Replies: 0
Views: 408

GEO CARRIBEAN

GEO CARRIBEAN on her way to Everingen anchorage for bunkers 16/08/2009.
40DS-059-geo-caribbean_01.jpg
by wimkosten
Sat Aug 21, 2010 7:29 pm
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: FUGRO
Replies: 3
Views: 573

Some more ...

4] FUGRO SYNERGY arriving at Flushing East
40DS-074-fugro-synergy_10.jpg
by wimkosten
Sat Aug 21, 2010 7:27 pm
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: FUGRO
Replies: 3
Views: 573

FUGRO

A collection of FUGRO vessels as seen near Flushing:

1] BUCENTAUR at Scheldepoort repair yard 24/10/2007
5D-bucentaur_06.jpg
2] BAVENIT departing Flushing 17/06/2009
10D-050-bavenit_13.jpg
3] FUGRO DISCOVERY returning from trials 31/05/2009
5D-052-fugro-discovery_01.jpg
by wimkosten
Sat Aug 21, 2010 7:20 pm
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: SKIPPER (ex SL-105)
Replies: 0
Views: 289

SKIPPER (ex SL-105)

SKIPPER at Everingen anchorage (01/05/2008) for bunkers while on a redwise delivery trip from Aberdeen to Dubai.
5D-skipper_02.jpg
5D-skipper_26.jpg
by wimkosten
Sat Aug 21, 2010 4:51 pm
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: HERMOD
Replies: 0
Views: 281

HERMOD

Heerema's HERMOD seen here at the A1 buoy (offshore Zeebrugge) 15-11-1988 on her way to the Heerema premise at Flushing East in tow of the MAERSK LAUNCHER.
M645-067-07-hermod.jpg
M645-067-10-hermod.jpg
by wimkosten
Sat Aug 21, 2010 4:47 pm
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: MAERSK RESPONDER
Replies: 0
Views: 296

MAERSK RESPONDER

MAERSK RESPONDER at Everingen anchorage (Flushing roads) 24/01/2009.
5D-043-maersk-responder_10.jpg
by wimkosten
Sat Aug 21, 2010 4:43 pm
Forum: TUGS AND TOWING
Topic: BB SERVER & BB WORKER
Replies: 3
Views: 933

Re: BB SERVER & BB WORKER

Rotterdam was a fall-back is case of bad-weather, as far as I know they never went to Rotterdam but straight to it's end position.
5D-086-venture-F3-FA_02.jpg
In the above picture the transport seen leaving the Heerema premises at Flushing East and note that all tugs are operating stern-first.
by wimkosten
Sat Aug 21, 2010 10:40 am
Forum: OFFSHORE SUPPORT VESSELS
Topic: Q-4000
Replies: 0
Views: 440

Q-4000

Cal Dive's (now Helix I thing) Q-4000 seen arriving at Flushing East.
D60-021-q4000_07.jpg

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