Rambiz 4000 – Unique Self-Propelled Crane Ship Ordered by Scaldis

Antwerp's Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors NV has announced an order for a unique self-propelled DP2 crane ship with 4,000 ton lifting capacity from Royal IHC. The ship, known as the Rambiz 4000, will be operated by Scaldis and used for installation and decommissioning activities for the oil and gas industry, as well as the installation of offshore wind farms. The … [Read more...]

HLV Rambiz Conducts Awkward North Sea Heavy Lift

On 6 June 2014, Scaldis Marine Contractors NV, under contract to Wintershall Noordzee B.V., conducted a heavy lift and installation operation utilizing their HLV Rambiz, a self-propelled crane barge. Scaldis notes the installiont of the L6-B platform was particularly tricky as it involved a dual crane lift while attached below the center of gravity of the … [Read more...]