Sleipnir News

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…

PHOTO: Heerema's Giant Crane Vessel Completes Its First Decom Gig

May 19, 2020

Heerema Marine Contractors' giant semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir has completed its first offshore decommissioning project.The vessel, which has been around for almost a year, has so far mostly conducted installation works, such as the…

VIDEO: Nova Module Installed on Neptune's Gjøa Platform

May 11, 2020

Oil companies Neptune Energy and Wintershall Dea have informed that the 740-tonne topside module for the Nova development project in the Norwegian North Sea was lifted aboard the Neptune-operated Gjøa platform.The Nova topside module was installed by the world’s largest crane vessel…

Nova Module Set for Gjøa Platform Installation, Neptune Energy Says

Apr 08, 2020

Oil and gas firm Neptune Energy has announced the load out of the 740-tonne topside module for the Nova brownfield project in the Norwegian North Sea.The module was lifted onto a barge at the Rosenberg Worley yard in Stavanger and will be transferred to the world's largest crane vessel…

Gallery: Giant Crane Vessel Lifts Snorre A Module

Apr 07, 2020

World's largest semi-submersible crane vessel Sleipnir on Saturday picked up a module for Equinor's Snorre A platform from the quayside at Aibel's yard in Haugesund, Norway.The 220-meter long and 102-meter wide vessel Sleipnir recently arrived…

Sleipnir Completes Largest Ever LNG Bunkering

Mar 27, 2020

The world's most powerful semi-submersible crane vessel received the largest liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering ever completed.On Thursday, Titan LNG performed the bunkering of Heerema's Sleipnir, using the Coral Fraseri, Anthony Veder's LNG carrier in the Port of Rotterdam…

Gallery: Giant Crane Vessel Sleipnir 'Arrives Home'

Mar 23, 2020

Sleipnir, the world's largest semi-submersible crane vessel, has arrived in the Port of Rotterdam for the first time since its delivery from Singapore last year.Heerema Marine Contractors, the Netherlands-based offshore installation company…

World's Largest Semi-Sub Crane Vessel to Arrive in Port of Rotterdam

Mar 19, 2020

Port of Rotterdam is set to welcome Heerema's Sleipnir, the world's largest semi-submersible crane vessel, which is set to arrive at the port on Saturday, March 21, where it will be made ready for a North Sea decommissioning project.Named after the Norse God Odin's eight-legged stallion…

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