Heerema Wins Major Offshore Decommissioning Project in North Sea

Netherlands-based Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) says it has received notice from ConocoPhillips about its intention to enter into a contract for a major offshore decommissioning project in the North Sea. Under the contract Heerema Marine Contractors and its partner AF Gruppen will remove and dispose of platforms connected to the Ekofisk field in the North Sea. The … [Read more...]

Heerema Signs LOI for World’s Mightiest Crane Vessel

Heerema Offshore Services says it has signed a Letter of Intent for the engineering and construction of a new semi-submersible crane vessel (NSCV) with Jurong Shipyard, a fully owned subsidiary of Sembcorp Marine. Heerema Offshore Services B.V., a subsidiary of Heerema Marine Contractors Holding Nederland SE (HMC), will equip its new vessel with two cranes of 10,000 tonnes … [Read more...]

WATCH: Heerema’s SSCV Thialf Installs Lucius Topsides

Hereema Marine Contractors' semi-submersible crane vessel Thialf, with the highest rated offshore lifting capacity in the world at 14,200 tons, placed the topsides facility atop Anadarko's Lucius Spar early this year while dynamically positioned 275 miles southeast of Galveston, Texas in approximately 7,000 feet of water.  The production facility weighed in at about 15,000 … [Read more...]

Heerema Looks to Build World’s Largest Crane Vessel

Need to pick up something extraordinarily heavy while floating in the middle of the ocean and then placing it somewhere with extreme precision? There are a number of large, semi-submersible crane barges on the high seas these days, such as the Thialf or the Saipem 7000, which have accomplished impressive offshore installation jobs, however Dutch contractor Heerema is looking … [Read more...]

Heerema’s New Heavy Lift Crane Vessel Wins Shipping Award

Heerema Marine Contractors’ new self propelled heavy lift crane vessel named Aegir has won the Dutch Association of Ship Owners (KVNR) Shipping Award at the 2013 Maritime Awards Gala. The Aegir, and her sister vessel Seven Borealis owned by Subsea 7 are customized ULSTEIN SOC 5000 designs developed by Ulstein Sea of Solutions. These vessels, with their 5,000 metric … [Read more...]