Boskalis Completes Impressive Aasta Hansteen Float-Over Operation -Photos and Video

Dutch marine company Boskalis has completed an impressive dual vessel float-over operation of the Aasta Hansteen topside in Norway. Over the last several of years, Boskalis, through its subsidiary Dockwise, has played a critical role in the transportation of the Aasta Hansteen SPAR from South Korea to Norway, along with the topside installation. With the installation, … [Read more...]

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 transport to Indonesia. With a length of 245 meters, the FPSO is the longest cargo ever loaded onto the heavy lift ship, according to Dockwise's parent company Boskalis. The … [Read more...]

Nation’s Largest Floating Drydock Arrives In Portland – Photos

The soon-to-be largest floating drydock in the United States made its way up the Willamette River and into Portland on Monday aboard the Blue Marlin. The drydock, known as the Vigorous, is destined for Vigor Industrial's Portland shipyard. Fully assemble, the drydock will measure a whopping 960-feet - more than three times the height of the Statue of Liberty - and will have … [Read more...]

Watch: Dolwin Beta Arrives in Haugesund

The Dolwin Beta high voltage AC/DC power converter platform arrived yesterday afternoon in Haugesund, Norway. A collaboration between Aibel AS and ABB, Dolwin Beta's submersible hull was built at Drydocks World in the UAE and transported via the heavy lift vessel Mighty Servant I, owned by Boskalis subsidiary, Dockwise. Once outfitted at Aibel's yard in Haugesund with the … [Read more...]

VIDEO: Valemon Topside Departs South Korea Shipyard

Statoil’s Valemon topside left the Samsung Heavy Industries yard in South Korea on June 15, 2014 atop the Dockwise Triumph for its delivery to the Norwegian continental shelf. The journey to the Valemon field in the North Sea is expected to take about 45 days, at which point it will be lifted onto the 9,150 ton Heerema HFG-built jacket by the heavy lift vessel Saipem … [Read more...]