More capacity for project cargo as Lastdrager 8 hits the water
In its ambition to provide expand transport options by water, for heavy cargo, equipment and machines, Royal Van der Wees Watertransport has launched its latest pontoon, Lastdrager 8. Built by Pattje Shipyards in Waterhuizen, the Lastdrager 8 is an important milestone for Royal Van der Wees in the need to expand transport options by water.
Lastdrager 8 has been designed and developed to meet the growing demands of a wide range of industries, including construction, energy transition, offshore and logistics. With its robust construction, load carrying capacity and versatile features, this pontoon will make a flying start in water transport and thus increase operational efficiency.
Space for heavy cargo
With the dimensions of 45.0 x 13.5 mtr, the Lastdrager 8 has an immense deck space, so there is enough space for transporting heavy cargo, equipment and machines. The reinforced steel deck is designed to withstand heavy loads of up to nearly 800 tons, ensuring safe transport across a variety of waterways. The pontoon’s superior stability and buoyancy ensure smooth and stable transport, even in challenging marine conditions.
Load Carrier 8 includes a number of innovative features that enhance functionality and versatility. She can be equipped with Anchor winches and spud poles, allowing us to adapt this pontoon for our clients to their specific project requirements.
The launching of Lastdrager 8 is an important milestone for Royal Van der Wees Watertransporten, which strengthens its market position in the field of water transport. As the European demand for heavy transport solutions continues to rise, Lastdrager 8 is poised to make a lasting impact.