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OHT set for Merkur Market Debut

Sep 25, 2020

Shares of Offshore Heavy Transport, a maritime heavy lift and transportation company with growing involvement in the offshore wind space, will start trading at Norway's Merkur Market on Monday, September 28.The shares have been approved for admission to trading on the Merkur Market under the ticker code 'OHT-ME.'Describing the reasons for the admission, OHT, which has two registered shareholders, has…

Osprey Group Names Massey Head of Heavy Lift Division

Aug 11, 2022

UK-based Osprey Group has appointed Simon Massey as the new Managing Director of its Heavy Lift division. Massey comes to the business with more than 35 years’ industry experience gained from a range of companies, most recently Sarens UK, Weldex and DeMag…

HTV Seaway Swan Joins the Seaway 7 Fleet

Jul 25, 2022

Seaway 7 took delivery of a new semisubmersible heavy transport vessel. The company entered into a bareboat contract with United Faith for its new build vessel MV Xin Qun 3, renamed Seaway Swan.Seaway Swan is a 50,000 DWT Heavy Transport Vessel…

Swire Projects Charters Six Multipurpose Heavy-lift Vessels

Nov 18, 2021

Swire Projects, a Swire Shipping division formed last year to provide specialist shipping services to the energy, renewable, and infrastructure sectors, has agreed to charter six multipurpose heavy-lift vessels.The company said Thursday it had…

Hornsea Two: Jumbo Completes Delivery of Wind Turbine Foundation Parts in 37 Voyages

Nov 05, 2021

Dutch heavy lift shipping and offshore transport & installation contractor Jumbo has completed the transport and handling of offshore wind turbine foundation components for Ørsted’s Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK.Supporting DEME Offshore…

Future Fuels: Mammoet Moves Massive HSM Offshore Topsides Fueled by HVO

Aug 05, 2021

Mammoet reports it has executed its first operation, the transport of two topsides, using low-carbon HVO fuel in Mammoet’s SPMT powerpacks. HVO is an alternative to traditional diesel, made primarily from waste and residues, such as waste cooking oil…

Jumbo-SAL-Alliance: 'New Powerhouse in Maritime Heavy Lift Sector'

Apr 15, 2021

Dutch maritime heavy lift transport and installation contractor Jumbo and German-based breakbulk and project cargo shipping company SAL on Thursday announced the launch of their joint venture Jumbo-SAL-Alliance, dubbed 'a new powerhouse in the heavy lift sector…

Jumbo and SAL to Form Joint Venture

Mar 08, 2021

German-based breakbulk and project cargo shipping company SAL and Dutch maritime heavy lift transport and installation contractor Jumbo have announced their intention to form a joint venture.Combining a large part of their fleets, engineering…

Tech File: H-Glide Structural Bearings for Extreme Environs

Jan 12, 2021

Custom-fabricated structural bearings are being introduced by Hercules Engineering for extremely high stress applications in structures requiring outstanding load-bearing performance, even in compact or wet spaces in applications such as ports loaders…

TECH: KENC Engineering Lifting Tool for Offshore Wind

Nov 18, 2020

Van Oord awarded Breman Machinery and KENC Engineering with the assignment to design and build a casing lifting adapter (CLA). The lifting tool supports the installation of 190 pin piles at Saint-Brieuc offshore wind farm.The CLA can handle…

New Report Examines Offshore Hydrogen Embrittlement Issues

Nov 04, 2020

Offshore lifting hoists and chains solutions provider William Hackett has published an industry report aiming to help minimize the risk of Hydrogen Embrittlement (HE) and Stress Induced Corrosion Cracking (SICC). The report includes guidance on material choices used in topside and subsea lifts…

Jumbo Sends Employees to Work from Home to Cut COVID-19 Risk

Mar 17, 2020

Jumbo, a Dutch heavy lift shipping and offshore transportation company, has said it will close it office locations and send office employees to work from home until further notice, to reduce the risk of coronavirus infection.The marine company…

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…

Ulstein Retrofits HMC Vessel to HLV

Feb 06, 2020

The marine contractor in the international offshore oil and gas and renewables industry Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) contracted Ulstein Verft shipyard in 2018 to provide design and engineering services to convert their deepwater construction…

Mammoet Completes ALE Acquisition

Jan 08, 2020

The Netherlands-based Mammoet confirmed it has completed its acquisition of UK-based rival ALE, creating the industry’s largest engineered heavy lifting and transport services provider.The businesses will operate as one company under the Mammoet…

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