Thursday, July 23, 2020
Offshore

Saipem Wins More Offshore Wind Work for Saipem 7000

Italian oil services giant Saipem has announced multiple new contract awards related to offshore wind projects currently under development off the coasts of England, Scotland and France. First, the Dogger...

July 23, 2020
Total Views: 295

Thursday, December 12, 2019
mv trina heavy lift vessel
Maritime News

SAL Heavy Lift to Install Industry-First Green Injection Technology

Hamburg-based SAL Heavy Lift is moving forward with a project to install six of its vessels with new emissions-reducing hydrogen/methanol injection technology. In doing so, SAL Heavy Lift will become...

December 12, 2019
Total Views: 17

Tuesday, August 27, 2019
NYK heavy lift vessel
Maritime News

NYK Orders Next-Generation Heavy-Lift Vessels

The break-bulk and project cargo unit of NYK Group has signed a contract for the construction of two next-generation heavy lift vessels at the Nanjing Jinling Shipyard in China. NYK...

August 27, 2019
Total Views: 15

Monday, August 12, 2019
Black marlin heavy lift vessel
Maritime News

Black Marlin Arrives in Rotterdam Carrying Eighteen Hulls for Damen

The semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Black Marlin has arrived at the Port of Rotterdam with a monster load of prefabricated hulls for Damen. The load in total comprised of seventeen...

August 12, 2019
Total Views: 151

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: 429

Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Sleipnir crane vessel LNG bunkering
Maritime News

World’s Largest Crane Vessel to Depart on Maiden Voyage

The world’s largest and strongest crane vessel is getting ready to depart Indonesia on its maiden voyage to following the completion of construction in Singapore recently. Heerema’s newest vessel, named...

July 10, 2019
Total Views: 71

Tuesday, July 2, 2019
Carnival Vista loaded on BOKA Vanguard illustration
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: 98

Thursday, May 23, 2019
Heerema Marine Contractors' Sleipnir, the world's largest semi-submersible crane vessel, sits in the Sembcorp Marine shipyard in Singapore
Maritime News

Heerema Unveils World’s Largest Offshore Crane Vessel in Singapore

SINGAPORE, May 23 (Reuters) – Dutch firm Heerema Marine Contractors and Singapore’s Sembcorp Marine, on Thursday, showed off the world’s largest crane vessel that can be used for the setup...

May 23, 2019
Total Views: 289

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
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Maritime News

Multi-Purpose and Heavy Lift Sectors Face Headwinds on Slowing Global Trade

By Mike Wackett (The Loadstar) – The multipurpose vessel (MPV) and heavylift shipping sector is set for 3.8% growth this year, declining to 1.4% in 2020, as the global economy...

April 17, 2019
Total Views: 23

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: 13

Wednesday, October 24, 2018
Maritime News

Hereema Tests ‘Revolutionary’ New Heavy Lifting Technique in Gulf of Mexico

Dutch heavy lift firm Hereema Marine Contractors has tested what it says is a revolutionary new way of heavy lifting offshore utilizing two dynamically-positioned vessels, four massive cranes, and a...

October 24, 2018
Total Views: 14

Monday, October 22, 2018
Blog

Carr: Tons Per Inch Immersion, or What Was I Thinking?

By Michael Carr – A 70-ton, 75-foot tug hung in the air 10 feet from the bridge windows. The ships master was attempting to maneuver his vessel sideways, out from...

October 22, 2018
Total Views: 139

Monday, October 15, 2018
Interesting

Watch: 18,000-Tonne BorWin Gamma Platform Installed in North Sea

The 18,000 tonne topside of the BorWin gamma High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) platform has been installed on its jacket foundation in the German sector of the North Sea, where...

October 15, 2018
Total Views: 41

Friday, August 17, 2018
john s mccain heavy lift transport
Maritime News

Boskalis Terminates Low-End Transport Activities Amid Heavy Losses

Dutch marine services company Boskalis will be terminating its loss-making low-end transport activities. The announcement came this week as Boskalis revealed a lower operating result in the first half of...

August 17, 2018
Total Views: 3

Thursday, May 24, 2018
News

Watch: Boat Lift Goes Really, Really Bad

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcZ8-MtcZrE Here’s another example of a crane taking on more than it can handle. This incident reportedly happened someplace in Russia. While things do not look good for the boat...

May 24, 2018
Total Views: 4

Tuesday, December 12, 2017
Interesting

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
Total Views: 64

Thursday, November 16, 2017
sheerleg crane
News

HEBO Adding ‘Impressive’ 900-Ton Sheerleg Crane to Fleet

Dutch marine services company HEBO is getting ready to add its biggest sheerleg crane to its fleet with an impressive lifting capacity of 900 tons and a high lifting height. ...

November 16, 2017
Total Views: 18

Friday, August 25, 2017
News

Navy Awards $3.1 Million Heavy Lift Contract for USS Fitzgerald Transport

The U.S. Navy’s Military Sealift Command has awarded a $3.1 million firm, fixed-price contract for the heavy lift of the USS Fitzgerald (DDG 62). Patriot Shipping, based out of Houston,...

August 25, 2017
Total Views: 13

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
Interesting

USS Fitzgerald to Be Hauled Back to U.S. for Repairs

By Tim Kelly TOKYO, Aug 8 (Reuters) – The U.S. Navy on Tuesday said it will haul the guided missile destroyer severely damaged in a collision with a freighter in...

August 8, 2017
Total Views: 8

Monday, April 17, 2017
Maritime News

Photos: Western Isles FPSO Arrives in Rotterdam

The giant floating production, storage and offloading unit for Dana Petroleum’s Western Isles development project in the North Sea has reached Rotterdam following a seven-week trip from China. The Western...

April 17, 2017
Total Views: 34