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PHOTO: Heerema's Giant Crane Vessels Meet in Port of Rotterdam

Dec 09, 2020

Heerema Marine Contractors' two giant semi-submersible crane vessels Sleipnir and Thialf last weekend met in the Port of Rotterdam for the first time, and HMC and the Port of Rotterdam Authority shared the photos of the meet-up.On Saturday, 5 December…

Seiche Keeps Marine Mammals from Harms Way During Offshore WInd Farm Construction

Nov 05, 2020

Worlds largest offshore wind development company Ørsted has awarded Seiche a contract to ensure marine mammal safety during the construction of the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm in the UK.Seiche, which provides marine technology and environmental…

Brownfield Development: Tyra pieces falling into place

Oct 29, 2020

Tyra – Denmark’s largest gas and condensate field and main gas processing hub – was, a few years ago, on the verge of being decommissioned, which would have, according to reports back then, wiped out thousands of jobs.The field located 225km west of Esbjerg…

PHOTO: Heerema Installs P11-Unity Platform

Oct 26, 2020

Dutch offshore installation services firm Heerema Marine Contractors has installed one of the world's smallest offshore gas platforms using its Sleipnir semi-submersible crane vessel - which is the world's largest -  in the Dutch sector of the North Sea…

Gallery: Heerema's Sleipnir Crane Vessel Installs Hornsea 2 Jackets for Ørsted

Oct 19, 2020

Dutch offshore installation contractor Heerema Marine Contractors has installed two jackets for wind farm developer Ørsted. The jackets will provide the foundation for the Hornsea 2 offshore wind farm’s RCS and OSS platforms.Heerema used its…

Gallery: Heerema's Sleipnir Installs Premier Oil's Tolmount Platform in North Sea

Oct 15, 2020

Heerema Marine Contractors has completed the installation of Premier Oil's Tolmount platform in the UK North Sea, using its giant semi-submersible crane vessel, the Sleipnir.As part of the project in the Southern North Sea, Heerema installed the 2…

Heerema Marine Contractors Says Will Become Carbon Neutral in 2020

Oct 02, 2020

Dutch offshore installation company Heerema Marine Contractors said this week that it plans to become carbon neutral in 2020. This will, according to Heerema, make the company 'the first carbon-neutral marine contractor.'Heerema produces carbon emissions through fuel combustion…

Premier Oil: Tolmount Jacket, Topside Set Sail (VIDEO)

Sep 15, 2020

London-listed oil company Premier Oil has informed that the completed jacket and topside are now en route to the company's Tolmount field in the UK sector of the North Sea.The 500 bcf field, sanctioned in 2018, had been on schedule for first gas by the end of the year…

VIDEO: World's Largest Semi-Submersible Crane Vessel Wraps its First Offshore Wind Gig

Sep 07, 2020

Dutch offshore installation contractor Heerema Marine Contractors has installed the first jacket of TenneT's Hollandse Kust (Zuid) offshore wind farm substation in the Dutch North Sea.Using its giant Sleipnir semi-submersible crane vessel, Heerema…

VIDEO: Huisman's Giant Sykhook Crane Lifts Offshore Wind Monopiles

Sep 04, 2020

Dutch crane specialist Huisman has lifted the first batch of offshore wind monopiles with its 2,600mt Skyhook quayside crane at its facility in China. The monopiles with a length of approximately 100m have a weight of approx. 1,700mt excluding rigging…

Greenpeace Activists Blast Shell's Brent Decom Plan

Aug 26, 2020

Greenpeace activists have launched a protest near Shell's Brent Charlie platform north-east of the Shetland Islands, criticizing the oil giant's decommissioning plan for the Brent oil and gas field, the field that gave name to the crude oil…

PHOTO: Heerema Breaks Own Heavy-lift Record with Brent Alpha Jacket Removal

Aug 12, 2020

Heerema Marine Contractors' giant semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir has broken its recently set heavy lifting record with the removal of Shell's 10100 mT Brent Alpha jacket in the UK North Sea.'This single jacket lift breaks Sleipnir’s recent record for lifting the 8100 mT Jotun-B jacket…

VIDEO: Tyra East, West Platforms Removed

Aug 07, 2020

Oil and gas company Noreco has said that the Tyra East and Tyra West integrated processing and accommodation platforms in the Danish North Sea have been safely removed, as part of the Tyra redevelopment project.Allseas’ Pioneering Spirit vessel has earlier this week removed the 14…

Gallery: Heerema's Sleipnir Breaks Offshore Jacket Removal Record

Jul 20, 2020

Heerema Marine Contractors' giant heavy-lift vessel Sleipnir has broken a record for the largest single lift jacket removal. HMC said Monday that the record was broken in the Norwegian North Sea, where Sleipnir removed the 8100-tonne Jotun-B jacket for client Vår Energi…

World's Largest Semi-Submersible Crane Vessel to Install One of World's Smallest Offshore Platforms

Jun 22, 2020

Dutch offshore installation specialist Heerema Marine Contractors will transport and install Dana Petroleum's P11-Unity platform, under a contract awarded by HSM Offshore.Heerema will use the Sleipnir, the world's largest semi-submersible crane vessel…

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