Topic: Heavy lift

Zeamarine officially insolvent as restructuring continues

The German booking and operation offices Zeamarine Bremen, Zeamarine Germany and Zeamarine Chartering have come under court supervision while the restructuring of the Bremen-based MPV-operator continues, meaning the company is officially insolvent. In the first official...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Sunken cranes’ tanks emptied of oil

The emptying of the hydraulic oil and diesel tanks of the cranes that sunk in the port of Rostock on 31 January was completed on Friday 8 February, reports the Rostock Port Authority. The cranes...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Kenzfigee introduces new subsea crane

KenzFigee has designed a new rope actuated knuckle boom subsea crane. The crane is to improve operational safety and workability and offers a lifting capacity from approximately 400 to 2000 tonnes. The crane was designed using...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

UHL confirms takeover of eleven Zeamarine vessels

United Heavy Lift (UHL) has taken over a total of eleven vessels from financially distressed Zeamarine. The German shipping company will take over nine eco-friendly F900 heavy-lift new buildings and two existing vessels on time...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Zeamarine Is Disposing of Vessels

Zeamarine is reportedly disposing of vessels to deal with its financial losses. The fast-growing shipping company last month announced that it has hired a restructuring specialist to take over the management of the company and...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Huisman to Deliver Giant Crane for Bokalift 2

Royal Boskalis has selected Dutch crane specialist Huisman to deliver the 4000-metric-tonne Offshore Mast Crane (OMC) for its new crane vessel Bokalift 2. With a lifting capacity of 4000 metric tonnes at 100 metres above...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Sleipnir’s Mighty Cranes Require Mighty Parts

Pintsch Bubenzer has installed a new type of brake on the two 10,000-metric ton cranes of Heerema’s Sleipnir, the world’s new largest crane vessel. The manufacturer claims it provides 35 per cent more torque than...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk