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KenzFigee to Deliver Crane for Sofia Offshore Converter Platform

2 hours ago

KenzFigee, a Dutch lifting equipment firm providing services for the offshore energy industry, will deliver an electric hydraulic Ram Luffing offshore crane for installation on the HVDC offshore converter platform for RWE's Sofia offshore wind farm in the UK North Sea…

Incident Reported During Construction of Seaway 7's Alfa Lift Vessel in China

Oct 18, 2021

Update: The article was updated on Wednesday, October 10, to include a statement by the crane manufacturer Liebherr.Offshore wind installation company Seaway 7 said Monday there had been an incident during the construction of its Alfa Lift offshore wind foundation installation vessel…

Tanjung Offshore Taps Handal for Offshore Crane Services

Sep 20, 2021

Malaysian offshore services firm Handal Energy has recently secured a contract from Tanjung Offshore Services for the provision of portable crane equipment and services package.Handal said Friday that it had reached a contract agreement with TOS April 27…

Malaysia: Handal Secures Crane Maintenance Contract Extension

Sep 06, 2021

Malaysian offshore services firm Handal Energy has secured a one-year contract extension from SEA Hibiscus.The contract extension, secured by Handal Energy's subsidiary Handal Cranes, is for the provision of offshore crane maintenance services for SEA HibiscusThe extension starts on October 31…

Huisman Scales Up Production Capacity to Meet Demand from Offshore Wind Sector

Aug 25, 2021

Dutch marine equipment maker Huisman, known for its offshore crane solutions, said Wednesday it had doubled the slew bearing production capacity of its facility in Schiedam, the Netherlands. 'With this significant increase in production capacity…

Red Rock Cranes for Dogger Bank-bound SOVs

Jul 23, 2021

Norway-based crane maker Red Rock has won a contract with shipbuilder Vard to deliver equipment for three service offshore vessels (SOVs) Vard is building in Vietnam for the UK-based shipowner North Star Renewables. The vessels will be operating…

DSME Orders 2,600mt Huisman Crane for Eneti's Offshore Wind Vessel

Jul 15, 2021

South Korean shipbuilder Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co has ordered from Huisman a 2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane (LEC), to be installed on Eneti’s newbuild wind turbine installation vessel (WTIV).'The new Leg Encircling Crane has a 147-meter long boom…

Huisman Scales Up 3D Printing

Jul 13, 2021

Cranes manufacturer Huisman said it has successfully tested four new 3D printed 350mt crane hooks under the supervision of the independent certification authority Lloyd's Register.The hooks are approx. 170 by 130cm in size, almost nine times larger than the first Huisman 3D printed crane hook…

Malaysia: Handal Wins 5-year Crane Contract with ExxonMobil

Jun 25, 2021

Malaysian offshore services provider Handal Energy has been awarded a crane services contract with ExxonMobil in Malaysia.Under the contract,  Handal Energy's subsidiary Handal Cranes will provide crane operation and maintenance services.The contract is for five years…

Future-proofing: Cadeler to Replace Main Crane on Wind Osprey Jack-up

Jun 17, 2021

Offshore wind installation company Cadeler said Thursday it would replace the main crane on the Wind Osprey jack-up with a bigger one, to make it capable of installing the largest offshore wind turbines.In December last year, Cadeler hired NOV…

Stena Drilling Buys Stake in Offshore Lifting Tech Firm Intebloc

Jun 08, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Stena Drilling has acquired a 30% stake in Intebloc, a provider of digital lifting technology solutions that improve the safety and productivity of offshore lifting operations. Backed by Stena Drilling, Intebloc will speed up product development strategy…

Australia: Sparrows to Maintain Cranes on Chevron's Wheatstone, Gorgon Facilities

May 26, 2021

Sparrows, a provider of energy industry engineering and maintenance services, has been awarded a contract by Chevron Australia to work on the Gorgon and Wheatstone natural gas projects.Sparrows said Wednesday it would support the safety and…

3t EnerMech Launches Offshore Training Service in Angola. Bags First Contract

May 05, 2021

3t EnerMech, a recently launched alliance between UK-based energy industry training firm 3t Energy and oilfield services provider EnerMech, has launched a training service in Angola, and has already secured a contract with an offshore drilling contractor…

Sparrows Bags Three Deals to Maintain Offshore Equipment in Angola

Mar 17, 2021

Sparrows Group, a UK-based engineering and maintenance services specialist for the energy and industrial sectors, has said it has secured one contract renewal and two extensions, 'worth a seven-figure sum,' in Angola to support major operators in the deepwater region…

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