Wagenborg Foxdrill's rope access team is about to embark on a special project: the installation of up to 288 anodes on the legs of the Caturix jack-up platform. The work is taking place at Dixstone Shipyard Holland's yard in Nieuwdorp, Zeeland, where the Caturix is currently undergoing a conversion.
Wagenborg Foxdrill recently joined Geothermie Nederland, the Dutch industry association for geothermal energy. Geothermie Nederland unites companies and organisations that are active in the Dutch geothermal sector and dedicates itself and its members to the availability of sustainable and affordable heat for citizens and companies.
A while ago, Wagenborg Foxdrill achieved the Full Member status of LEEA, the Lifting Equipment Engineers Association. Recently, a surveillance audit round took place at Foxdrill’s offices in Oldenzaal, The Netherlands. An audit round which revealed that Wagenborg Foxdrill even exceeds the requirements for this LEEA Full Membership. Time for a short talk with Bart Oude Ophuis, Operations Manager at Wagenborg Foxdrill and responsible for the LEEA membership.
Wagenborg Foxdrill recently organized a special testing and training session at their own training facility in Oldenzaal. For a series of expected upcoming projects, extensive training with a very special lifting tool took place: the floating ginpole.
Wagenborg Foxdrill was recently awarded the contract for a challenging offshore project: removing the derrick from the Dagda jack-up drilling rig. The Dagda platform is located about 50 kilometres off the coast of Congo, West Africa.