Tuesday, December 12, 2017

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,...

December 12, 2017
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Monday, May 11, 2015

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: 64

Monday, August 25, 2014

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.

August 25, 2014
Total Views: 482

Friday, August 22, 2014

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...

August 22, 2014
Total Views: 31

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

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.

June 18, 2014
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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

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: 114

Monday, February 10, 2014
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Mighty Servant 3 Sinks – A Look Back

In December 2006, Dockwise’s heavy lift vessel, Mighty Servant 3 was offloading the semi-submersible drilling rig Aleutian Key in the port of Luanda, Angola when disaster struck. The vessel was...

February 10, 2014
Total Views: 1526

Friday, February 7, 2014
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Maritime News

SPOTD: Dockwise’s Blue Marlin Arrives at BAE Systems in Australia

gCaptain reader Andrew Mackinnon sends us the following image today from Port Phillip, Australia of the Boskalis-Dockwise heavy lift vessel Blue Marlin, carrying Australia’s newest, yet incomplete, Canberra-class landing helicopter...

February 7, 2014
Total Views: 53

Friday, January 31, 2014

Dockwise Wins ‘Cat J’ Transport Contracts

Heavy lift owner/operator Dockwise, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Netherlands-based Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis), has ended the first month of 2014 up $65 million in contracts.

January 31, 2014
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, December 24, 2013
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Maritime News

Dockwise Awarded Largest Contract Ever by Bechtel

Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. announced today that their heavy-lift subsidiary Dockwise has been awarded a contract by Bechtel for Module Transport Services in support of the Chevron-operated Wheatstone Project in...

December 24, 2013
Total Views: 11

Friday, October 11, 2013

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: 136

Thursday, October 10, 2013

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: 279

Thursday, August 8, 2013
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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: 17

Tuesday, July 9, 2013
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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: 58

Wednesday, June 19, 2013
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SPOTD: Dockwise Delivers Lucius Spar on Board Mighty Servant 1

Today’s ship photo of the day comes from Netherlands-based heavy lift operator, Dockwise (a new subsidiary of Boskalis).  Their semi-submersible heavy lift vessel, the Mighty Servant, successfully offloaded the 23,000...

June 19, 2013
Total Views: 16

Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Ship Photos of The Day – Four Super-Post Panamax Cranes Arrive in Georgia [GALLERY]

Four massive new ship-to-shore cranes arrived at Georgia Ports Authority’s Garden City Terminal on Wednesday, bringing the total number of electric-powered container cranes to 25 – the most of any single terminal in the U.S.

June 5, 2013
Total Views: 66

Thursday, May 30, 2013
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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

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Ship Photos of The Day – Navy Minesweepers Get a Lift

The U.S. Navy said Thursday that the USS Pioneer arrived safely at Naval Base San Diego on May 5 aboard the Super Servant III.

May 9, 2013
Total Views: 42

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: 52

Wednesday, February 13, 2013
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Dockwise and Boskalis Reach Merger Agreement

Heavy lift transport firm Dockwise reports quite a bit of positive news today. Their Board of Directors reached an agreement today with executives from Boskalis regarding the merger of their...

February 13, 2013
Total Views: 18