The Werkendam is the first Van Oord crane vessel that runs completely on LNG. In comparison with a diesel-powered ship, the Werkendam gives off 80% less particulate matter and 70% less nitrogen oxide. Moreover, it represents a 25% reduction in CO2 emissions.

Shipyard Neptune Marine
Customer Van Oord

The crane is fully electric and has a power recovery plant. Storing this energy means nothing is wasted and energy is used with maximum efficiency. Van der Leun was involved in Van Oord’s new concept from the earliest stages, and was pleased to see it through to completion.

Van der Leun supplied the following features:
  • System integration
  • Main Switchboards
  • Distribution boards
  • Transformers
  • Power management systems
  • Alarm monitoring systems
  • Variable frequency convertors
  • E motors
  • Nautical equipment
  • CCTV
  • Ultra caps
  • Engineering and project management
  • Shore supply
  • Navigation equipment
  • Internal communication
  • Cable Package
  • Emergency Stop system
  • Fire detection system
  • Announcement system
  • General alarm system
  • Public address system
  • Battery chargers incl. batteries and battery boxes
  • UPS
  • Commissioning
  • Installation

All equipment was produced in accordance with the rules and regulations of Bureau Veritas.


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