Maiden Trip for World's Most Sustainable Crane Vessel Sleipnir

Maiden Trip for World's Most Sustainable Crane Vessel Sleipnir

This week, Heerema’s newest vessel Sleipnir will begin her maiden voyage. Sleipnir, the world’s largest and strongest semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV) was built in Singapore and will set course for Spain. …
Jul 11, 2019 /  Vessels
Quay crane waiting times reduced by 90% at APM Terminals Gothenburg

Quay crane waiting times reduced by 90% at APM Terminals Gothenburg

The implementation of new standard operational procedures for container lashing at APM Terminals Gothenburg has reduced quay crane waiting times by 90% and provides an enhanced customer experience.  Using …
Jul 8, 2019 /  Vessels
Heerema's Sleipnir Passes Sea Trials with Flying Colors

Heerema's Sleipnir Passes Sea Trials with Flying Colors

Sleipnir, Heerema Marine Contractor’s newest state-of-the-art semi-submersible crane vessel and the world's first LNG powered Construction Vessel, has successfully completed her sea trials and crane load …
Jul 2, 2019 /  Vessels
SC Ports Authority reports 10% volume growth, receives new cranes

SC Ports Authority reports 10% volume growth, receives new cranes

South Carolina Ports Authority reported its strongest May on record, with 204,457 twenty-foot equivalent container units (TEUs) handled last month. Caption: Five rubber-tired gantry (RTG) cranes arrived Monday at …
Jun 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Navis Completes Automation of Five Continents International Container Terminal’s Yard Crane Fleet at Tianjin Port

Navis Completes Automation of Five Continents International Container Terminal’s Yard Crane Fleet at Tianjin Port

Navis, a part of Cargotec Corporation and provider of operational technologies and services that unlock greater performance and efficiency for the world’s leading organizations across the shipping supply chain, …
Jun 5, 2019 /  Curious
The world's largest mobile harbour crane is heading for Port Esbjerg

The world's largest mobile harbour crane is heading for Port Esbjerg

Port Esbjerg is gearing up, purchasing a Liebherr LHM 800 mobile crane. The new crane is the largest mobile harbour crane in the world with a lifting capacity of over 300 tonnes. There are only 12 of its kind …
May 30, 2019 /  Curious
ABS issues Approval in Principle for the Largest Semisubmersible Crane Vessel

ABS issues Approval in Principle for the Largest Semisubmersible Crane Vessel

China Merchants Offshore Technology Research Center (CM-OTRC), the R&D center for China Merchants Industry Holdings (CMI) of Shenzhen, China, have completed the basic design of the OOS Zeelandia a new semisubmersible …
May 29, 2019 /  Vessels
Sembcorp Marine completes world’s biggest and strongest semi-submersible crane vessel for Heerema

Sembcorp Marine completes world’s biggest and strongest semi-submersible crane vessel for Heerema

SSCV Sleipnir is a new-generation semi-submersible crane vessel with a pair of revolving cranes that can lift 20,000 tonnes in tandem – no other existing crane vessel has this capability The vessel is also the …
May 27, 2019 /  Vessels
Heerema Awarded Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha Project

Heerema Awarded Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha Project

Heerema Marine Contractors has been awarded the Petrofac contract for TenneT's Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Alpha project, one of the largest offshore wind farm zones being developed in the North Sea in front of the Dutch …
May 15, 2019 /  Curious
Van Oord’s LNG-powered crane vessel Werkendam starts its first job

Van Oord’s LNG-powered crane vessel Werkendam starts its first job

The Werkendam started work on its first project this week. The world's first LNG-powered crane vessel, it is carrying out maintenance work in the port of Rotterdam. "The client, the Port of Rotterdam Authority, is …
May 10, 2019 /  Vessels