Monday, July 15, 2019
Interesting

Photos: BOKA Vanguard Loads Carnival Cruise Ship for Dry Docking

The cruise ship Carnival Vista has been loaded onto the deck of semi-submersible heavy lift vessel BOKA Vanguard for its dry dock repairs in Freeport, Bahamas. The Dutch owner of...

July 15, 2019
Total Views: 510

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
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Interesting

Record-Setting BOKA Vanguard to Serve as Dry Dock for Carnival Cruise Ship

Dutch marine engineering company Royal Boskalis Westminster says it has been awarded a contract by Carnival Cruise Line to dry dock the Carnival Vista cruise ship aboard the world’s largest...

July 2, 2019
Total Views: 119

Wednesday, December 19, 2018
Johan Sverdrup processing platform
Maritime News

Photos: 28,100-ton Johan Sverdrup Processing Platform Departs South Korea Aboard World’s Largest Heavy Lift Vessel

The 28,100-ton topside for the Johan Sverdrup processing platform has departed the Samsung Heavy Industries in Geoje, South Korea bound aboard the Boskalis Vanguard, the world’s largest heavy-transport vessel. The topside, which...

December 19, 2018
Total Views: 15

Thursday, August 10, 2017
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Dockwise Vanguard Loads Floating Dry Dock

Earlier this month a floating dock weighing 11,000 tons was loaded onto the deck of the semi-submersible heavy lift ship Dockwise Vanguard for transport to Klaipeda, Lithuania. The loading operation...

August 10, 2017
Total Views: 43

Monday, August 29, 2016
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Blog

MegaMachines: Dockwise Vanguard, World’s Largest Heavy Lift Ship

With its open deck measuring 275 meters by 70 meters and capacity to lift 117,000 metric tons, the semi-submersible Dockwise Vanguard is the largest heavy lift ship in the world....

August 29, 2016
Total Views: 780

Monday, May 11, 2015
Interesting

Ship Photos of the Day – Dockwise Vanguard Loads Gargantuan Cargo in Rotterdam

Dockwise Vanguard, the world’s most capable semi-submersible heavy lift ship, was in the Port of Rotterdam this weekend to load the Armada Intrepid Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) for...

May 11, 2015
Total Views: 55

Thursday, April 23, 2015
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News

WATCH: Goliat FPSO Float-Off from Dockwise Vanguard

Following ENI Norge’s Goliat FPSO platform arrival in Hammerfest, Norway last week from South Korea, a handful of tugs help the unit float-off the submerged deck of the Dockwise Vanguard....

April 23, 2015
Total Views: 18

Friday, April 17, 2015
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News

Goliat FPSO Arrives in Hammerfest

ENI Norge’s Goliat FPSO platform arrived in Hammerfest, Norway today following a 63-day, 15,608 nautical mile voyage from South Korea which took her around the Cape of Good Hope and west of the...

April 17, 2015
Total Views: 37

Tuesday, April 7, 2015
Maritime News

GSI Cuts Steel on COSCO’s Heavy Lift Competitor to the Dockwise Vanguard

COSCO Shipping Company Ltd. (COSCOL) has cut steel on a new semi-submersible heavy lift vessel that once completed will compete head-to-head with the world’s most capable heavy lift ship, Dockwise Vanguard....

April 7, 2015
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, February 17, 2015
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Maritime News

Giant Goliat FPSO Sets Off for World’s Longest Piggyback Ride [VIDEO]

ENI’s Goliat FPSO, sitting atop the world’s largest heavy lift vessel Dockwise Vanguard, has just begun its 60-day voyage from Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea to Norway. At 64,000 tons...

February 17, 2015
Total Views: 40

Tuesday, February 10, 2015
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Maritime News

Goliat FPSO Prepares for 60-Day Voyage Aboard the Dockwise Vanguard [IMAGES]

The Goliat FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading) will soon depart Hyundai Heavy Industries and head southbound along the coast of eastern Asia aboard the type 0 heavy lift vessel Dockwise...

February 10, 2015
Total Views: 62

Tuesday, May 6, 2014
Interesting

Dockwise Planning New Heavy Lift Ship That Will Dwarf Everything

Royal Boskalis Westminster says it is studying the feasibility of a new, even larger heavy lift transport vessel that will dwarf even its Dockwise Vanguard, the ship with the world's greatest carrying capacity.

May 6, 2014
Total Views: 105

Friday, October 11, 2013
Blog

VIDEO: Animation Shows Float-On of Costa Concordia Onboard Dockwise Vanguard

For those of you who have never seen Dockwise Vanguard in action, and even for those of you who have, it's difficult to comprehend how the float-on is going to go down.

October 11, 2013
Total Views: 125

Thursday, October 10, 2013
Interesting

Dockwise Vanguard to Lift Costa Concordia from Giglio

Owners of the Costa Concordia have contracted the world's largest semi-submersible heavy lift ship to lift the now-upright shipwreck and carry it, not tow it, to a location where it will be scrapped.

October 10, 2013
Total Views: 246

Thursday, August 8, 2013
dockwise vanguard drilling rig
News

Small Potatoes…Boskalis Drydocks Semi-Submersible Rig on the Dockwise Vanguard

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announced today that their Type-0 heavy lift vessel, the Dockwise Vanguard has just finished a contract supporting the repair and maintenance of a semi-submersible drilling rig...

August 8, 2013
Total Views: 14

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
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News

Boskalis Awarded FPSO Transport Contract for the Dockwise Vanguard

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has announced that their wholly-owned, and recently acquired subsidiary, Dockwise, has been awarded USD $175 million in new marine heavy transport and installation contracts. The...

July 9, 2013
Total Views: 50

Thursday, May 30, 2013
André Goedée dockwise
News

Big Business and Even Bigger Ships…An Interesting Year for Dockwise CEO André Goedée

While at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston this year, I reconnected with Dockwise’s CEO, André Goedée for follow-on chat from our interview in 2012. Here’s what he had to...

May 30, 2013
Total Views: 3

Friday, February 15, 2013
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Dockwise Vanguard Loads Largest Offshore Platform on Maiden Voyage

By Isaac Arnsdorf Feb. 15 (Bloomberg) — The world’s largest heavy transport vessel loaded the biggest semi-submersible offshore platform hull for its maiden voyage, ship owner Dockwise Ltd. said. The...

February 15, 2013
Total Views: 42

Monday, December 17, 2012
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Engineering News

Ship Photo of the Day – Dockwise Vanguard in the HHI Drydock

Launched last month at Hyundai Heavy Industries, the Dockwise Vanguard is the largest heavy lift vessel ever built and is currently undergoing sea trials. While carrying loads in excess of...

December 17, 2012
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, December 12, 2012
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News

Dockwise Awarded Nearly $60 Million in New Contracts

Dockwise, the Dutch heavy lift operator, has announced that they have been awarded 6 new contracts, letters of intent and contract extensions valued at nearly USD $60 million. The contracts...

December 12, 2012
Total Views: 4