Heavy Lift


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

August 25, 2017
Total Views: 26

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

August 8, 2017
Total Views: 26

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

April 17, 2017
Total Views: 119

Thursday, January 5, 2017
Maritime News

PHOTOS: ‘HHL Valparaiso’ Delivers STS Cranes via North Sea Route

Melting polar icecaps have allowed the Hansa Heavy Lift vessel HHL Valparaiso to successfully transport two ship-to-shore cranes via the Northern Sea Route.

January 5, 2017
Total Views: 37

Friday, November 4, 2016
News

Heavy Lift Vessel ‘Blue Marlin’ Behind Canada’s Largest-Ever Trade Deficit

By Luke Kawa (Bloomberg) — Canada posted its largest trade deficit on record in September, a whopping C$4.1 billion ($3 billion) — and a single piece

November 4, 2016
Total Views: 221

Friday, October 7, 2016
Transocean Winner MODU - Mobile Offshore Drilling Unit
Accidents

Transocean Winner Loaded Onto Heavy Lift Ship in Scotland

The stricken drilling rig Transocean Winner has been loaded onto a semi-submersible heavy lift ship nearly two months after the rig ran aground on the Isle of

October 7, 2016
Total Views: 37

Thursday, September 29, 2016
Maritime News

Transocean Winner Ready for Its Lift

Update (Sept. 30): Final preparations for moving the Transocean Winner rig onto the OHT Hawk are continuing Friday. The anchors have now been disconnected and

September 29, 2016
Total Views: 57

Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Maritime News

WATCH: 900-Ton Ford Class Superlift at Newport News Shipbuilding

Huntington Ingalls’ Newport New Shipbuilding recently conducted a 900-ton superlift in the construction of the nuclear-powered aircraft carrier John F.

September 14, 2016
Total Views: 245

Tuesday, September 6, 2016
Accidents

Semi-Submersible to Provide Stricken Rig Transocean Winner with Lift to Turkish Shipbreaker

A Norwegian semi-submersible heavy lift vessel has been contracted to transport the stricken drilling rig Transocean Winner from Scotland’s Isle of Lewis

September 6, 2016
Total Views: 50

Friday, August 19, 2016
Versabar offshore Heavy Lift Barge VB 10,000
Photo

SPOTD VB 10,000 Hurricane Platform Detoppler

Today’s Ship Photo Of The Day (SPOTD) features Versabar’s heavy lift vessel the VB 10,000. In response to the many platforms toppled by hurricanes

August 19, 2016
Total Views: 28

Tuesday, July 26, 2016
Maritime News

WATCH: Ivar Aasen Topside Installation in North Sea

The heavy lift crane vessel Saipem 7000 has completed the installation of all Ivar Aasen topside modules at the Ivar Aasen oil field in the Norwegian sector of

July 26, 2016
Total Views: 177

Monday, June 27, 2016
Maritime News

BigLift Orders Third 1,800-Ton Capacity Heavy Lift Vessel

Dutch heavy lift specialist BigLift Shipping has ordered a third Happy S-type vessel with 1,800 metric ton lifting capacity. The new vessel will be identical

June 27, 2016
Total Views: 83

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Maritime News

Video: Ivar Aasen Topside Sail-Away

The 13,900 tonne topside for the Ivar Aasen project is on its way to Norway after construction was completed at a shipyard in Singapore. The platform deck was

June 7, 2016
Total Views: 9

Friday, April 8, 2016
Blog

WATCH: Float-On Megayacht Transport with Super Servant 4

Aerial footage of DYT Yacht Transport’s semi-submersible yacht carrier Super Servant 4 loading vessels using the float-on/float-off

April 8, 2016
Total Views: 125

Wednesday, January 20, 2016
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – Broken Down ‘Le Boreal’ Gets Lift Back to Europe

The luxury cruise ship Le Boreal was loaded onto the deck of the COSCO Heavy Transport ship HLV Kang Sheng Kou in Punta Arenas, Chile this week about two

January 20, 2016
Total Views: 98

Monday, November 30, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Aasta Hansteen Substructure Heavy Lift

The Aasta Hansteen spar is designed by Technip-USA and is currently being built by Hyundai Heavy Industries in South Korea. The facility will be the first spar

November 30, 2015
Total Views: 25

Thursday, November 5, 2015
Maritime News

WATCH: Three of the World’s Largest Cranes Arrive in Mexico

Three of the world’s largest ship-to-shore cranes have arrived onboard the heavy lift ship ZHEN HUA 26 at APM Terminals Lázaro Cárdenas (TEC2) located

November 5, 2015
Total Views: 11

Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Maritime News

Ship Photos of the Day – BigLift’s Happy Star Arrives in Rotterdam Carrying 22 Vessels

BigLift Shipping’s heavy lift vessel Happy Star arrived in Rotterdam carrying a total of 22 stock vessels for Dutch shipbuilding group Damen. The

October 20, 2015
Total Views: 50

Monday, September 28, 2015
Interesting

Ship Photos of the Day – 22 Vessel Heavy Lift and Transport

A total of 22 vessels built at several Damen shipyards were loaded aboard the heavy lift vessel Happy Star for delivery to Rotterdam later this month. For

September 28, 2015
Total Views: 67

Sunday, May 24, 2015
Interesting

WATCH: Mega Yacht Lift Goes Horribly Wrong

The video below was just posted to facebook by the Panama-based website Mi Diario and shows a heavy lift project going horribly wrong. You can watch the

May 24, 2015
Total Views: 762