Heavy Lift

Friday, November 12, 2010

New Dockwise Super Vessel Design – Larger Than The Blue Marlin

From mega-yachts to mega-rigs, Dockwise is the company most often called when vessels need to be moved long distances at sea but with offshore projects

November 12, 2010
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Monday, October 25, 2010

Time Lapse Video – Moving A Crane

A time lapse of the ZHEN HUA 5 on May 5th 2007 in Harwich Harbour carrying away a Port of Felixstowe ship to shore crane. The cruise ship Princess

October 25, 2010
Total Views: 16

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

FPSO Delivery Photos – Heavy Lift Transport

FPSO delivery photos from the gCaptain archives… enjoy! Ever wonder how a huge FPSO is delivered to it’s destination? Shipspotting forum points us

August 10, 2010
Total Views: 62

Saturday, July 3, 2010

How Does Heavy Lift Work?

rigzone.com brings us this look into how heavy lift works? With major drilling and production facilities located offshore, the oil and gas industry must rely

July 3, 2010
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Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Rolldock Heavylift – Interesting Ship Of The Week

Fresh out of shipyard in Surat, India the Rolldock Sun was launched this week by RollDock an new partner in heavy lift transport and shipping industry. What

January 20, 2010
Total Views: 42

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Jumbo Crane Collapse – Incident Photo Of The Week

Our good friend Captian Koos sent us this photo of the May 30th 2008 Jumbo Crane Collapse at the Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding in Pudong China. Lloyds List

December 10, 2009
Total Views: 437

Thursday, October 22, 2009

US Navy test article from Cargotec demonstrates vehicle transfer at sea

A test article ship-to-ship vehicle transfer system from Cargotec is on its way to the US Navy; the test article uses MacGregor-based technology and can

October 22, 2009
Total Views: 45

Tuesday, September 15, 2009
Maritime Security Incidents

Ship Photo of The Week – Might Servant 1 Transiting the Gulf of Aden

Between the 13th and the 14th of September, the Dockwise semi-submersible, heavy-marine transport vessel, Mighty Servant 1, was safely escorted by EUNAVFOR

September 15, 2009
Total Views: 9

Wednesday, September 2, 2009

Oleg Strashnov Heavy Lift – Interesting Ship Of The Week

IHC Merwede has announced that the launch of the heavy lift vessel Oleg Strashnov for Seaway Heavy Lifting that took place on 22 August 2009, at the IHC

September 2, 2009
Total Views: 263

Wednesday, August 19, 2009

First Lift – World’s Largest Crane In Action

A few months back we brought you photos of the world’s largest crane being built, today we show you it in action. It is the world’s first fixed

August 19, 2009
Total Views: 196

Friday, June 12, 2009

A Sinking Ship – World’s Largest Yacht Transporter

Dockwise Yacht Transport has been in the boat delivery business for 21 years. Their semi-submersible vessels operate world wide. Launched in April of 2008, the

June 12, 2009
Total Views: 535

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Interesting Ship Photos – Heavy Lift Collection

May 13, 2009
Total Views: 23

Tuesday, April 7, 2009

Crane Photos – Heavy Lift Cranes & Rigging

The maritime and ship-building industry has a constant need to move the world’s heaviest loads between ship and shore and even employees  the biggest

April 7, 2009
Total Views: 3781

Friday, March 13, 2009

Left Coast Lifter – Biggest floating crane ever to hit the West Coast arrives in San Francisco

Image via sfexaminer.com A massive 328-foot crane arrived in San Francisco Bay last week to start working on the Bay Bridge’s eastern span project.  The

March 13, 2009
Total Views: 117

Friday, December 12, 2008

Floating Cranes

oobject.com brings us this story on 10 of the world largest floating cranes. 10 enormous floating cranes Aside from their spectacular size, what makes floating

December 12, 2008
Total Views: 42

Thursday, December 11, 2008

Dockwise Yacht Transport Ship “Yacht Express” – Interesting Ship Of The Week

Yachtfourms.com brings us this story on the Dockwise Yacht Transport 685′ “Yacht Express”. Dockwise has transported more than 9,000 motor and

December 11, 2008
Total Views: 518

Friday, October 24, 2008

Crane Ship M/V Stanislav Yudin – Interesting Ship of The Week

The Russian Ministry of Gas ordered the self- propelled crane vessel “Stanislav Yudin” from the Finnish Wartsilla shipyard in 1982. The crane

October 24, 2008
Total Views: 220

Thursday, October 16, 2008

M/V Beluga Gravitation – A Strong Ship

MarineBuzz brings us this amazing photo of the M/V Beluga Gravitation. They also note: Some of the interesting features of transportation are: In the month of

October 16, 2008
Total Views: 25

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

SEABEE Heavy Lift Barge Carrier – Interesting Ship of The Week

The Sea Barge (SEABEE) can carry the aircraft of Army units without extensive sectionalization. The 200- by 100-foot (61- by 30.5-m) deck area between the

August 27, 2008
Total Views: 667

Tuesday, April 1, 2008
Ship Design

The Twin Marine Lifter – Heavy Lift Monster

MarineLog brings us info on the new Heavy Lift design by SeaMetric International. The Twin Marine Lifter will consist of 2 DP class 3 heavy transport vessels

April 1, 2008
Total Views: 110