Guardian research ship

A project commissioned by HEBO Maritiemservice for Braveheart Marine, in cooperation with Mammoet Nederland B.V.

After being damaged off the coast of Norway, the research ship Guardian was repaired at Urk in the Netherlands (an audio recording in Dutch can be heard here: Van de Wetering, working with Mammoet Nederland B.V., transported the ship from the repair hangar back to the water when the repair was complete.


Object Guardian
Type boat/type large equipment Research vessel
Pick up location Braveheart Marine Urk
Delivery location The port of Urk
Client HEBO Maritiemservice B.V.
Distance travelled 1.7 km
Dimensions 22.50 x 6.65 x 6.00 m
Weight 60 tons
Type of lorry 8x4 Volvo FH + 8 axle Nooteboom Semie
Date 11-05-2018

Would you like Van de Wetering to transport your boat?

Request an estimate with no obligation! Our staff will contact you within two business days.

Request an estimate

Boat Transport


We are the absolute authority in the transport of boats, yachts, sailboats and masts to and from every port in Europe, Turkey, North Africa, the Canary Islands and Asia – for shipyards, importers, boat dealers, individuals, insurance companies, and government agencies such as the Dutch Ministry of Justice and Ministry of Defence.

More on boat transport