Monday, January 12, 2015

15 Amazing Aerial Photos of ‘Pieter Schelte’ in Rotterdam

Last week the long-awaited Pieter Schelte sailed into Rotterdam after a 7-week voyage from the DSME shipyard in South Korea. Here are 15 amazing aerial photos of the vessel.

January 12, 2015
Total Views: 39

Friday, January 9, 2015

Watch the Tug-Fest in Rotterdam When the Pieter Schelte Arrived Yesterday

Big or small, they all showed up yesterday to ensure the behemoth Pieter Schelte made it into port safely. Watch her arrival here: Were you there? Comment in the Forum...

January 9, 2015
Total Views: 0

Thursday, January 8, 2015

Giant Pieter Schelte Arrives in Rotterdam

The world's largest ship, the Pieter Schelte, arrived in Rotterdam Thursday after an approximately 7 week voyage from the DSME shipyard in South Korea, at least 4 years under construction, and decades of planning.

January 8, 2015
Total Views: 50

Wednesday, December 10, 2014
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Absurdly Large Catamaran Spotted off Singapore [PHOTOS]

The Pieter Schelte, a 382 meter long x 124 meter wide vessel designed and built to remove aging oil platforms, had some photos taken of her while transiting through the Strait of...

December 10, 2014
Total Views: 83

Wednesday, December 3, 2014
Maritime News

Pieter Schelte Loses Pipelaying Gig

The giant Pieter Schelte pipeline installation/rig decommissioning ship has lost its 2015 summer job laying pipe for the $40 billion-euro South Stream pipeline after plans for the project fell through. The...

December 3, 2014
Total Views: 1

Monday, November 24, 2014
Maritime News

Giant Pieter Schelte Sets Sail for Rotterdam

After at least 4 years under construction and decades of planning, the giant Pieter Schelte catamaran has set sail from the shipyard in South Korea for Rotterdam where the final phases of construction will take place.

November 24, 2014
Total Views: 12

Monday, October 13, 2014

Giant ‘Pieter Schelte’ Caught on Camera [VIDEO]

Some new video posted to Youtube gives us a rare look at the massive Pieter Schelte, a unique catamaran-like vessel that will soon be used to remove decommissioned oil rigs in the North Sea.

October 13, 2014
Total Views: 88

Friday, July 11, 2014
Engineering News

Giant ‘Pieter Schelte’ Supercat Headed for Rotterdam By Year-End

A giant catamaran-like vessel destined to become the largest vessel in the world will be completed in Rotterdam at the end of 2014, the Port of Rotterdam Authority announced Friday.

July 11, 2014
Total Views: 7

Monday, November 11, 2013
Offshore News

Allseas to Build Second Platform Decommissioning Cat Larger Than Pieter Schelte

Swiss-based Allseas announced Monday its plans to build a second single-lift platform installation and decommissioning catamaran at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering in South Korea.

November 11, 2013
Total Views: 18

Friday, October 11, 2013
Offshore News

Giant Catamaran ‘Pieter Schelte’ to Carry Worn Out North Sea Platforms Ashore

A giant catamaran strong enough to lift four Eiffel Towers will set off from a South Korean shipyard next year with the task of decommissioning North Sea oil rigs - a $3 billion bet that bringing derelict platforms ashore can be a profitable business.

October 11, 2013
Total Views: 135

Wednesday, May 15, 2013
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Engineering News

Bosch Rexroth to Provide Drives and Controls for Allseas’ Pieter Schelte

As the major engineering partner to the Allseas Group, Bosch Rexroth has developed and engineered the drive and control system solution for the world’s largest mobile lifting mechanism for offshore...

May 15, 2013
Total Views: 2

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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Allseas’ Pieter Schelte Seen From Space

Allseas' monstrosity, the Pieter Schelte, is currently under construction at Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in Okpo, Korea.

May 14, 2013
Total Views: 2

Thursday, December 29, 2011
Engineering News

Pieter Schelte, Offshore Supercat – The World’s Largest Catamaran

In 2011, Allseas announced that they had awarded Daewoo Shipbuilding a 1.3Bn Euro contract for the construction of a massive catamaran designed for ultra-heavy offshore construction and pipelay work.  The sheer...

December 29, 2011
Total Views: 58