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  • 22. May, 2019

    Always ”hands on” for Østensjø Rederi

    In an industry where time is money, actions need to happen fast. Should one of Østensjø Rederi’s vessels be delayed in dock due to a missing spare part, one might well see Johs. Lothe chartering a helicopter to speed things up.– Fortunately, these situations do not occur very often. But there’s no doubt that we’re in a...
  • 21. May, 2019

    Ownership of Edda Fonn officially transferred to New Zealand’s Ministry of Defense

    This morning, at 07:00 hours Norway time, the ownership of Edda Fonn was officially transferred to the Ministry of Defense and the Royal New Zealand Navy, in Auckland, NZ.Some Østensjø Rederi crew will remain on the vessel for a few more weeks to ease the transition, but the vessel...
  • 15. May, 2019

    Edda Fonn has berthed in Wellington, NZ

    After 46 days traveling from the conversion yard in Denmark via Panama, Edda Fonn has finally reached New Zealand. The now diving support and hydrographic survey vessel is sold from Østensjø Rederi, Norway to the Royal New Zealand Navy. The vessel, who will be re-named HMNZS Manawanui, will be utilised...