Cranes News

Red Rock Cranes for North Star's New SOV

Dec 15, 2021

Norway-based crane manufacturer Red Rock has won an order from shipbuilder Vard for equipment supply for a service operations vessel (SOV) ordered last week by North Star Renewables for work on the Dogger Bank offshore wind farm in the UK.As previously reported…

Kongsberg Digital Bags 5-year Extension with Heerema Marine Contractors

Dec 06, 2021

Dutch offshore installation and construction firm Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) has renewed its Long-Term System Support Program (LTSSP) contract with Kongsberg Digital for another five years.The LTSSP is in support of a K-Sim Offshore Crane simulation system…

Huisman's Cranes for Cadeler's New Wind Turbine Installation Vessels

Dec 01, 2021

Dutch offshore crane maker Huisman has secured a contract from China's COSCO Shipping (Qidong) Offshore Co., Ltd. to design and build two >2,000mt Leg Encircling Cranes (LEC) for Cadeler's recently ordered two new build X-class vessels.The identical…

Van Oord's Aeolus Tests Seaqualize's Offshore Lifting Tool

Nov 22, 2021

Offshore industry tech scale-up Seaqualize has said it has completed offshore trials for its inline Active Heave Compensator (iAHC), the ‘Delta600’ in cooperation with Van Oord.'Together with testing partners Van Oord and nautical research institute MARIN…

VIDEO: Offshore Drilling Firm Velesto Orders Chela Cranes from NOV

Nov 04, 2021

Velesto Drilling, a Malaysia-based offshore drilling company, has ordered two Chela cranes from NOV's Gusto MSC, to be installed on a jack-up drilling rig.NOV said that the deal marked the first two orders for the 'new and cost-competitive version' of the Crane - the Chela Twins…

Huisman Confirms Order for Giant Offshore Crane

Nov 03, 2021

Dutch offshore crane construction firm Huisman has confirmed it has received an order to deliver what it says will be the largest leg encircling crane for Van Oord's new offshore installation vessel designed to install huge wind turbines of up to 20MW…

KenzFigee to Deliver Crane for Sofia Offshore Converter Platform

Oct 22, 2021

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…

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