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Huisman Crane for First Jones Act Wind Turbine Installation Vessel

Dec 23, 2020

Dutch offshore equipment provider Huisman has signed a contract with Keppel AmFELS for the delivery of a Leg Encircling Crane (LEC) for what will be the first Jones Act-compliant wind turbine installation vessel - Dominion Energy’s Charybdis.As reported recently, Dominion Energy contracted with Keppel AmFELS, a U.S. subsidiary of Singapore's Keppel for the engineering, procurement, and construction of the vessel…

Sparrows in Five-year Contract Renewal for UKCS Work

Feb 03, 2021

Offshore services company Sparrows Group has said it has won a five-year contract renewal with a UKCS operator, to continue supporting its production across two assets, as well as its decommissioning program across three other fields in the North Sea…

KenzFigee to Deliver New Deck Crane for Cadeler's Wind Orca Jack-Up

Feb 03, 2021

Danish offshore wind farm installation vessel owner Cadeler has hired Dutch firm KenzFigee to replace the current offshore deck crane on the jack-up vessel Wind Orca to make it ready for future offshore wind market needs.KenzFigee will deliver…

Dana Taps KenzFigee for Lifting Services on Two FPSOs

Jan 22, 2021

Dutch offshore lifting equipment company KenzFigee has secured a five-year deal to provide lifting services for Dana Petroleum North Sea FPSOs.Under the contract, KenzFigee will provide its services on Dana Petroleum's ‘Triton’ and ‘Western Isles’ FPSOs…

Palfinger Cranes for Fécamp Offshore Wind Farm

Jan 22, 2021

Crane provider Palfinger has won a deal to deliver cranes for the Fécamp offshore wind farm project in France. The 500 MW offshore wind farm named Fécamp, sanctioned by EDF Renewables, Enbridge, and wpd in June 2020, will feature 71 Siemens…

VIDEO: Huisman's Crane for OIM Wind's Offshore Wind Installation Vessel

Jan 15, 2021

Dutch crane specialist Huisman has signed a letter of intent with China's Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore for the delivery of a 2,600mt Leg Encircling Crane (LEC) for OIM Wind’s BT-220IU offshore wind installation unit.OIM Wind last year signed an EPC contract with CIMC for the construction of 1 + 1…

Cadeler's 'Wind Orca' to Sport New Crane for Largest Offshore Wind Turbines of the Future

Dec 18, 2020

Offshore wind turbine installation company Cadeler, until recently known as Swire Blue Ocean, has ordered a new crane for its Wind Orca vessel, to prepare it for the giant offshore wind turbines of the future.The company has signed a contract…

Sparrows to Maintain Morecambe Hub Cranes for Spirit Energy

Nov 19, 2020

Offshore crane services firm Sparrows has won a five-year contract by Spirit Energy to provide crane maintenance and lifting services across its Morecambe Hub assets in the East Irish Sea, off the UK.The Morecambe Hub comprises of six fields…

Liebherr: Key Milestone Reached with Alfa Lift Crane Construction

Nov 05, 2020

Crane specialist Liebherr has informed that a key milestone has been achieved with the construction of the Liebherr Heavy Lift Crane 150000-3000 for OHT's Alfa Lift offshore wind turbine foundation installation vessel.Liebherr said Thursday…

Palfinger's Cranes for Giant Brazil-bound FPSO

Nov 04, 2020

Crane specialist Palfinger will deliver two wire luffing lattice boom cranes to the largest FPSO vessel ever delivered to Brazil. The FPSO, to be delivered by Japan's Modec, will be deployed at  Equinor's Bacalhau field (formerly Carcará), about…

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…

Next-Gen Vessels, Cranes for Offshore Wind Turbine Installation Firm SBO

Sep 16, 2020

Danish offshore wind installation company Swire Blue Ocean (SBO) is set to expand its fleet and upgrade the existing wind farm installation vessels with new cranes, to future proof its business given that the offshore wind turbines keep getting bigger…

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