Topic: Heavy lift

Video: 5000-tonne crane of new DEME vessel collapses

The 5000-tonne heavy-lift crane of DEME’s new installation vessel Orion 1 has collapsed while undergoing load tests at Liebherr’s construction yard in Rostock. Five people sustained minor injuries and vessel and crane have suffered damage....Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Spliethoff acquires heavy-lift vessel Zea Gold

Spliethoff has acquired the former Zeamarine heavy-lift vessel Zea Gold. The ship is currently in Rotterdam for maintenance and will depart for its next project in May carrying the new name MV Palmgracht. The Palmgracht is...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Huisman to build 1600-mt crane for Japanese offshore wind

Huisman will deliver a 1600-metric-tonne Leg Encircling Crane to PaxOcean Engineering. The crane will be placed on Penta-Ocean’s new self-elevated platform to install twelve-megawatt wind turbines and various foundations including monopiles. The self-elevated platform (SEP) will...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Sleipnir sets LNG bunkering world record in Rotterdam

Heerema’s Sleipnir, the world’s most powerful semi-submersible crane vessel has received the largest LNG bunkering ever completed. Titan LNG organised the bunkering, using the Coral Fraseri, Anthony Veder’s LNG carrier in the Port of Rotterdam. The...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk

Pioneering Spirit tests new 5000-tonne crane

Allseas is ramping up the final performance tests of Pioneering Spirit’s new 5000-tonne crane as the final phase of commissioning nears conclusion in Rotterdam’s Alexiahaven. On 16 March, the main hoist overload test (pictured) was...Read more
|Comment|author: Mariska Buitendijk