Cranes News


MacGregor to Supply AHC Crane for MMA Offshore’s PSV

Jun 13, 2024

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received a large order for its 50-tonne active heave compensated (AHC) crane to be installed on board MMA Valour, a multi-purpose platform supply vessel (PSV).The vessel has a proven track record in servicing…

Huisman Inks Deepwater Crane Supply Deal with Malaysia’s Oilfield Services Firm

May 29, 2024

Dutch company Huisman has secured its first contract from Coastal International Marine, part of Malaysia-based oil and gas services company Coastal Contracts, for the supply of deepwater Knuckle Boom Crane.The Knuckle Boom Crane has a lifting…

Windward Offshore to Equip CSOV Newbuild Duo with Seaonics’ Cranes

Apr 30, 2024

German shipowner Windward Offshore has ordered 3D Electric Controlled Motion Compensated (ECMC) cranes from Seaonics for two Commissioning Service Operation Vessels (CSOVs) being built by Norwegian shipbuilder VARD.The order marks Seaonics' first equipment delivery to Windward Offshore…

Norwind Offshore Orders Seaonics' Fully-Electric Crane CSOV Newbuild

Apr 08, 2024

Norwegian offshore-wind focused vessel owner Norwind Offshore has placed an order for a stand-alone fully electric crane from Seaonics for its newbuild vessel Norwind Helm.The order is for an ECMC 7t-3D crane, and follows the delivery of Seaonics'…

Motus to Supply Platform Main Crane for Empire Wind 1 OSS

Apr 02, 2024

Norwegian crane specialist Motus Technology has secured a contract from Seatrium to deliver engineering, design, and construction of the platform main crane for Empire Wind 1 Offshore Substation (OSS).The main platform crane from Motus will be delivered to Seatrium’s Singapore yard…

Cargotec's Hiab Scoops Large Order for Offshore Wind Loader Cranes

Mar 27, 2024

Hiab, part of Cargotec, has received an order for loader cranes to be used in offshore wind turbines worth $5.4 million.The order was booked in Cargotec’s 2024 first quarter orders, and will be delivered during 2024. The crane model ordered is the HIAB SWP…

Rem Offshore Places Order for Next-Gen Subsea Construction Vessel

Mar 21, 2024

Norway-based offshore vessel owner Rem Offshore and shipbuilder Myklebust Verft have signed a contract for the construction of an Energy Subsea Construction Vessel (ESCV) with a 250-tonne crane.The vessel will be delivered in 2026 and will be…

Huisman to Supply Two Subsea Cranes for Toyo’s New Cable Layer

Mar 12, 2024

Dutch company Huisman has secured a contract to supply two subsea cranes for Toyo Construction’s new cable laying vessel (CLV), being built by Norwegian shipbuilder Vard.The contract Huisman signed with Vard is for the delivery of full electric 250 mt Hybrid Boom Subsea Crane…

MacGregor Gets Large Crane Order for Prysmian’s New Cable Layer

Mar 07, 2024

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received a large order for three cranes that will be installed onboard a new cable laying vessel (CLV) being built for Prysmian by shipbuilder Vard.MacGregor will deliver a 100-tonne active heave-compensated (AHC) crane…

NOV's Telescopic Leg Crane Wins Two Industry Awards

Mar 06, 2024

NOV’s telescopic leg crane has recently received recognition for its exceptional contribution to the offshore industry. At the Offshore Support Journal (OSJ) Industry Gala Dinner & Awards on February 7, the crane won the OSJ Innovation of the Year Award 2024…

NOV Bags Order for Industry's First Electric Subsea Crane

Feb 15, 2024

NOV reports its Lifting & Handling group has sold what is said to be the industry’s first-ever electric subsea crane. The order was booked at the end of 2023 with an undisclosed client in Europe, NOV said.The first-of-its-kind crane offers enhanced efficiency compared to electro-hydraulic cranes…

INEOS FPS Picks Liebherr’s RL 650 Offshore Crane for Unity Platform

Jan 23, 2024

INEOS Forties Pipeline System (FPS) has selected Liebherr for the supply of a new Ram Luffing (RL) series offshore crane for its Unity Platform in the UK North Sea.After more than 30 years of service, the currently installed RL crane on the Unity Platform has run its course…

Major Upgrade for Van Oord's Heavy-lift Installation Ship

Dec 11, 2023

Van Oord’s heavy-lift installation vessel Svanen will receive a major upgrade. Among other improvements, the gantry crane will be extended by 25 meterss, making the vessel ready to handle the next generation of monopile foundations for offshore wind projects…

KenzFigee Secures Contract from Aker Solutions

Nov 27, 2023

Lifting specialist KenzFigee has signed a contract with Aker Solutions for the supply of an offshore pedestal crane destined for the Norfolk Vanguard West offshore wind farm developed by Vattenfall.The delivery involves an electric hydraulic box boom offshore Ram Luffing 2400 type with a SWL of 20t…

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