Heavy Lift


Tuesday, December 20, 2022
Environment

Newbuild Heavy Lift Vessels Will Be Fitted with Methanol Engines

Methanol is emerging as a promising alternative fuel that could help shipping meet its increasingly stringent emissions targets. When produced from non-fossil

December 20, 2022
Total Views: 2072

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Shipping

Ship Photos: Pioneering Spirit Lifts Massive 11,000-Metric-Ton Steel Jacket

Another milestone for the world’s strongest heavy lift vessel. Allseas is reported that the Pioneering Spirit successfully lifted the 11,000 metric-ton

July 19, 2022
Total Views: 10542

Monday, May 16, 2022
Shipping

United Heavy Lift Orders Two More Eco-Lifter Newbuildings

Hamburg, Germany-based United Heavy Lift has placed an order for two additional two additional Eco-Lifter newbuilds at the China State Shipbuilding Corporation

May 16, 2022
Total Views: 2700

Thursday, January 6, 2022
Offshore

Semcorp Marine Delivers Shell’s Gulf of Mexico-Bound Vito FPU

Singapore-based Sembcorp Marine has completed its first newbuild Floating Production Unit with the delivery of Vito Regional Production Facility (Vito FPU) to

January 6, 2022
Total Views: 1061

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

July 23, 2020
Total Views: 655

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.

December 12, 2019
Total Views: 38

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

August 27, 2019
Total Views: 44

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

August 12, 2019
Total Views: 444

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.

July 15, 2019
Total Views: 1159

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

July 10, 2019
Total Views: 143

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

July 2, 2019
Total Views: 256

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

May 23, 2019
Total Views: 791

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
cargo ship
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,

April 17, 2019
Total Views: 46

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

December 19, 2018
Total Views: 49

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

October 24, 2018
Total Views: 65

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,

October 22, 2018
Total Views: 384

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

October 15, 2018
Total Views: 168

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

August 17, 2018
Total Views: 9

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

May 24, 2018
Total Views: 24

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

December 12, 2017
Total Views: 177