TB Waterwerk orders new Werft Hybrid Cat 2411e "LEON-H"


On Friday, February 17, 2023, Pieter Pruiksma on behalf of Werft Shipbuilding and Pieter Hoefnagel on behalf of TB Waterwerk signed the contract for a newbuild Werft Hybrid Cat 2411e.

With dimensions of 23.85m LOA by 11.45m Beam it will be an ultra-shallow draft cat-type, equipped with Tier III engines to lower NOx emissions. Accommodation for 12 persons, 15 tons bollard pull and an operating draft of only 1.0 meters, “Leon H” will be a future proof asset on the international workboat market.  She features an all-Scania setup with triple Scania generators for added efficiency and emission reductions which can be converted to meet IMO Tier III compliance.

Furthermore, the ships powerplant will be outfitted with the option for 100% electric power supply. The main deck will be arranged in such way that she can accommodate a 20 ft container so she can be equipped with a battery package for zero emission operation.

The ship offers 167 square meters of deck space. A winch with 150 tonnes brake holding power her towing pins and a shark jaws chain stopper are positioned at the front for easy anchor handling. Two Heila cranes gives her a lifting capacity of 25 tonnes @5.8m adds to the flexibility of the vessel, that is equipped for a multitude of operations.

Engineering of Werft Shipbuilding first built is done by Gaastmeer Design.

Production starts right away, and her delivery will be at the end of 2023.

The hull will be delivered by VCU-TCD. And with her electrical installation delivered by Piet Brouwer Elektrotechniek, her Woodwork from De Flux and her nautical equipment from De Boer Marine it will be a local masterpiece.

A great and very versatile addition to the TB fleet.