Alewijnse Marine Rotterdam has won a contract for the electrical refit of the 2,095 DWT inland tanker Stolt Neckar. The vessel was severely damaged on the 11th of October in a collision with the Bladenhorster bridge on the Rhein-Hernekanaal in Castrop-Rauxel.
Alewijnse is responsible for all electrical refit works on board Stolt Neckar. The contract includes the delivery and construction of a new wheelhouse desk, and all the electrical systems serving the wheelhouse and the accommodation. Other works involve the replacement of large sections of the cabling, for example from the wheelhouse to the engine room and in the bow of the vessel, and other installation and commissioning work. The client is Breko Shipbuilding & Repair, working on behalf of Stolt Tankers, which is responsible for the entire renewal of the accommodation, column and wheelhouse of the chemical tanker.
Service and maintenance for Stolt Tankers
Stolt Tankers’ choice for Alewijnse Marine was based on the strong track-record that Alewijnse has built up over the years with the company, servicing and maintaining many other members of the 33-strong Stolt inland tanker fleet, including the Stolt Waal, Main, Maas, Mosel, Rhine and Merwede.
Sander Wassenaar, Technical Inspector at Stolt Tankers: “We are very pleased with the good cooperation with Alewijnse over the years on the electrical service and maintenance on many of our inland tankers. Alewijnse excels in 24/7 service flexibility, good communication with the customer and skilled service engineers. We are a satisfied customer.”
Stolt Tankers is owned by Stolt-Nielsen and operates the world’s largest and most sophisticated ﬂeet of chemical and parcel tankers. Over 70 deep-sea ships and 80 regional, coastal and inland vessels are currently active in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Americas.