Heavylift “Super Vessel”, Dockwise Vanguard, Booked For Second Gig

Life is good when you can tranport over 100,000 metric tons. Heavy lift operator Dockwise today announced that its new-build "Type-0" super vessel, Dockwise Vanguard, has been booked for its second project, transporting an FPSO from Korea to Norway.  Directly following the transportation of the Jack & St. Malo platform to the Gulf of Mexico in 2013, the Dockwise Vanguard … [Read more...]

Wärtsilä to supply propulsion package for Type 0 Super Vessel

Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to supply a total propulsion package for Dockwise's new “Type 0” semi-submersible heavy lift vessel. With capacity of more than 110,000 metric tons and deck size of 275 x 70 meters, the new "Type 0" vessel is the largest ship of its type ever to be built. Wärtsilä will supply the "Type 0" with two Wärtsilä 6L38 engines … [Read more...]

Dockwise Selects Hyundai as Yard for new “Type 0” Super Vessel

Breda, The Netherlands Following the Board's decision, announced in November 2010, to commission a new build vessel to service the emerging market for ultra-large transports, Dockwise has appointed Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) of Korea as its ship building yard. HHI is scheduled to deliver the vessel during the last quarter of 2012, following sea trials, when it is intended … [Read more...]

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 growing in size even the company's largest heavy lift ship, the Blue Marlin, is not big enough to carry the latest generation of production rigs. For this reason Dockwise has announced their plan to build a "Super Vessel SGM" … [Read more...]