Cranes News


Huisman to Deliver Giant Skyhook Crane to Norway

Oct 21, 2020

Dutch crane specialist Huisman has signed a letter of intent with Norway-based Wergeland and PSW for the delivery of its Skyhook quayside crane at the Gulen Industrial Harbour, Norway.The crane - dubbed the largest Slewing Jib Quayside Crane…

Malaysia's Handal Nets Offshore Crane Maintenance Work with Carigali Hess

Oct 13, 2020

Malaysian offshore services firm Handal Energy has won a contract with Carigali Hess Operating Company to provide crane maintenance services.Handal said Tuesday that the contract had been awarded to its subsidiary Handal Cranes.Under the contract…

Konecranes and Cargotec to Merge

Oct 01, 2020

Finnish engineering firm Konecranes and cargo handling machinery maker Cargotec plan to merge to help speed up innovation and reap savings, they said on Thursday, sending both of their shares sharply higher.The boards of the companies, which…

Liebherr Crane for DolWin Epsilon Substation

Sep 17, 2020

Crane manufacturer Liebherr will deliver a cylinder-luffing crane, type RL 2600-35 Lit, for offshore wind farm substation DolWin Epsilon.The crane, to be installed aboard the TenneT-owned offshore platform, will be used for supply and maintenance tasks on the German North Sea…

Red Rock to Deliver Telescopic Crane for Taiwan-bound Ørsted SOV

Aug 18, 2020

Norwegian offshore crane specialist Red Rock has recently received an order to deliver a telescopic offshore crane for an under-construction service operation vessel (SOV) being built for the Taiwanese offshore wind market.The order for the…

Liebherr Bags First Offshore Crane Order in Azerbaijan

Aug 06, 2020

Crane specialist Liebherr will deliver what it describes as offshore cranes of the latest generation for Caspian Sea platforms, offshore Azerbaijan.Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock has received an order from Umid Babek Operating Company to deliver four…

New Mammoet Crane in Operation in Lagos Deep Offshore Logistic Base

Jul 27, 2020

Nigeria's Lagos Deep Offshore Logistic Base, LADOL, serving the country's offshore oil and gas industry, now has a new crane in operation - Mammoet Terminal Crane (MTC 15).LADOL and Mammoet had in January signed a partnership agreement aimed…

Sparrows' Crane for Vedanta's Offshore Facilities in India

Jul 27, 2020

Sparrows Group has secured a three-year contract renewal to supply a rental crane to Vedanta Resources Limited, extending its relationship with the company to nine years.A Sparrows manufactured ECR-20 crane will be mobilized to the Lakshmi and Gauri oil and gas fields of Cairn Oil & Gas…

Palfinger's Cranes and Lifeboats for Østensjø Offshore Wind Vessel Fleet

Jul 15, 2020

Crane manufacturer Palfinger will equip Østensjø Group's new offshore wind support vessels with lifting solutions as well as lifesaving appliances.The vessels, to be built by Spanish shipyards Gondán Shipbuilders and Balenciaga Shipyard, have been ordered by owner Edda Wind/Østensjø Rederi…

Palfinger Delivers Jetty Cranes for Borssele 1 and 2 OWF Base

Jun 30, 2020

Crane specialist Palfinger has recently won an order to deliver two jetty cranes at the maintenance base in The Netherlands for Ørsted's new Borssele 1 and 2 offshore wind farms (OWF) in the Dutch North Sea.While the wind farm is still under construction…

Photo: Loading of First Monopiles for Kriegers Flak Wind Farm

Jun 25, 2020

Crane specialist Liebherr has shared images of the recent loading of the first monopiles in Rostock, Germany, for the Danish offshore wind farm 'Kriegers Flak.'The wind farm, located south of the Danish coast, and being developed by Vattenfall…

Pacific Osprey's Extended Crane Boom Operational

Jun 04, 2020

Offshore wind farm installation firm Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) has said that its Pacific Osprey jack-up is officially returning to operations with an extended crane boom designed to install the latest generation of wind turbines. 'With this upgrade…

Liebherr: Broken Hook Cause of Orion Crane Collapse

May 06, 2020

The article was updated to include a statement by a Deme spokesperson who said that the Orion delivery would be delayed following the accident.Following last week's crane collapse on offshore installation vessel Orion at Liebherr's yard in Rostock in Germany…

David Roodenburg Takes Over as Huisman CEO

Apr 09, 2020

David Roodenburg is the third generation from the Roodenburg family to become CEO of the Netherlands-based equipment manufacturer Huisman.His father, Joop Roodenburg, is currently active as President after he appointed Theo Bruijninckx CEO in April 2018…

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