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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, Liebherr has said that the preliminary findings showed that a broken crane hook was the reason behind the accident.As previously reported, the…

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…

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…

KenzFigee Bags NnG OWF Contract

Mar 10, 2020

Dutch offshore lifting equipment provider KenzFigee has won a contract to deliver two 3-ton electric hydraulic Ram Luffing offshore cranes to be installed on the Neart na Gaoithe (NnG) offshore substation topsides.According to the supplier of tailor-made marine and offshore cranes…

Huisman Crane for Bokalift 2

Nov 07, 2019

Dutch offshore wind equipment specialist Huisman has been selcted by Royal Boskalis Westminster to deliver a 4,000mt Offshore Mast Crane (OMC) to be installed on their crane vessel Bokalift 2.'This commitment reinstates Boskalis’ confidence…

OHT Heavy Lifter Keel Laying

Oct 03, 2019

Keel laying has been completed for Norway-based Offshore Heavy Transport (OHT)'s new crane vessel Alfa Lift currently under construction at China Merchants Heavy Industry (CMHI) yard in Jiangsu.'The new heavy installation crane vessel has reached…

BP Orders BOS 2600 Offshore Crane

Aug 23, 2019

Ship cranes manufacturer Liebherr-MCCtec Rostock GmbH together with China's Yantai CIMC Raffles Shipyard signed a contract concerning the delivery of a board offshore crane, type BOS 2600.The German maritime cranes maker said BP will use the…

GustoMSC Delivers Chela to Maersk Drilling

May 10, 2019

GustoMSC, the developer of the Chela crane, has transferred the multi-functional arm to Danish offshore driller Maersk Drilling.GustoMSC, which designs and engineers solutions for mobile offshore units, said in a press release that Maersk Drilling…

MacGregor Builds 1st Offshore Fiber Rope Crane

May 01, 2019

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has completed the construction of FibreTrac, the first fibre-rope offshore crane to enter the market.The FibreTrac crane has a 150-tonne safe working load (SWL) capacity. It features a rope monitoring and management…

Huisman to Provide Crane to Jan De Nul

Apr 16, 2019

Dutch equipment manufacturer Huisman has won the contract to design, construct and deliver “the biggest leg encircling crane ever installed on a wind turbine installation vessel” for Jan de Nul’s new offshore wind installation vessel Voltaire…

Sakhalin: Offshore Heavy Lift Refit

Feb 20, 2019

Large-scale conversion project on offshore platform Molikpaq operated by Sakhalin Energy.While the refit of heavy lift capacity onboard an offshore rig might sound mundane, Liebherr’s project to replace and modernize cranes on the offshore platform Molikpaq operated by Sakhalin Energy…

Seasight Davits Bags First Siemens Gamesa Order

Jan 30, 2019

Spanish manufacturing company Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has placed an order with Danish outfit Seasight Davits for 58 davit cranes for the SeaMade offshore wind farm in Belgium.'As it is the first Siemens Gamesa order received, we are…

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