Repair of collision damage in Wewelsfleth
After a collision with a quay in Cuxhaven, the "Neuwerk" left the port on Oct 1, 2016, bound to the Peters Werft in Wewelsfleth, where the ship is being docked for repairs since.
Wreckage of broken rotor blade recovered
The "Neuwerk" took the wreckage of a 60-m-rotor blade, which broke off from a wind turbine in the offshore park Northsea East about 35 kilometers north of Heligoland, first to the port of Heligoland on June 20, 2015, then to Bremerhaven. After the accident on June 19, all 48 plants have been closed down temporarily. The exact circumstances were being be investigated now. The damaged facility was not yet removed by operator RWE. Meanwhile, parts of the wind farm which started working only on May were again in operation. German report with photo: http://www.ndr.de/nachrichten/schleswig-holstein/Rotorblatt-in-Windpark-vor-Helgoland-gebrochen,windpark410.html
Anti pollution ship disabled
On Jan 11, 2015, the "Neuwerk" suffered engine problems off Cuxhaven in the midday hours. In gale force winds the ship was taken in tow by the tugs "Wulf 3" and "Wulf 8" and taken to the Woltmann Quay Cuxhaven at 2.30 p.m.Upload News