Record-breaking lift completes the Johan Sverdrup field centre (Video)

Record-breaking lift completes the Johan Sverdrup field centre (Video)

Three days – that’s what it took to lift four of the last pieces in the Johan Sverdrup puzzle into place – the two final platform topsides, a bridge and a flare stack. The processing platform lift was …
Mar 22, 2019 /  Vessels
SAL Heavy Lift delivers bridge sections from China to Norway

SAL Heavy Lift delivers bridge sections from China to Norway

SAL Heavy Lift, member to the Cargo Equipment Experts (CEE) network in Germany, delivers 12 bridge sections for the Beitstadsundbrua bridge from China to Norway. The final bridge is part of the largest road construction …
Jan 30, 2019 /  Vessels
AAL Shipping Uses “Vaculift technology”, in Aussie First

AAL Shipping Uses “Vaculift technology”, in Aussie First

AAL has announced the successful deployment for the first time in Australia of multi-lift ‘vacuum pad’ units, used in the discharge of pipes with its partner Qube. The cargo, which comprised 24,996 steel …
Oct 17, 2018 /  Curious
Huisman successfully upgrades cranes Biglift’s Happy Star to 1,100mt

Huisman successfully upgrades cranes Biglift’s Happy Star to 1,100mt

Huisman, the worldwide provider of stepchanging technical solutions, successfully finalised the upgrade to 1,100mt of two 900mt Heavy Lift Mast Cranes onboard BigLift’s heavy lift vessel ‘Happy Star’ …
Sep 27, 2018 /  Vessels
Offshore Wind Turbine Project Utilises Port of Tyne

Offshore Wind Turbine Project Utilises Port of Tyne

Heavy lift vessel Aegir is to undertake a number of complex lifting operations at Port of Tyne The deep-water heavy lift vessel Aegir is set to undertake a number of highly complex heavy lifting operations at the Port …
May 2, 2018 /  Curious
Boskalis creates new horizon in heavy marine transport

Boskalis creates new horizon in heavy marine transport

Boskalis is about to set a new record and create another new horizon. The BOKA Vanguard, the world's largest semi-submersible heavy lift vessel of Boskalis, is currently getting ready to load a 90,000 ton Floating …
May 2, 2018 /  Curious
Heerema Marine Contractors Announces Further Step in Strategic Transition

Heerema Marine Contractors Announces Further Step in Strategic Transition

Heerema Marine Contractors (HMC) Tuesday announced that as a further step in its strategic transition the company will discontinue its offshore pipe lay activities. The decision follows a further review and commercial …
Apr 26, 2018 /  Vessels
Blue Water Shipping: Giant foundations on their way to Kriegers Flak

Blue Water Shipping: Giant foundations on their way to Kriegers Flak

In January, the two foundations (one having a height of 35m with the second being 40m high) for the Kriegers Flak Offshore Substations left the port of Ostend, Belgium with destination Koege in Denmark. The foundations …
Jan 18, 2018 /  Curious
Spotted: Jumbo installs and upends a VLS tower for Huisman

Spotted: Jumbo installs and upends a VLS tower for Huisman

This project was the first time that Huisman (and Jumbo) installed a VLS tower outside their own yard and upended it with a Heavy lift vessel (HLV). THE CHALLENGE Huisman required Jumbo team to load a 1200t vertical …
Jan 16, 2018 /  Curious
Spotted: Dockwise heavy lift vessel visits Turkey’s Besiktas shipyard for repair works

Spotted: Dockwise heavy lift vessel visits Turkey’s Besiktas shipyard for repair works

Semi-submersible heavy lift vessel Triumph (owned by Dockwise and managed by Anglo-Eastern Ship Management Hong Kong) visited Besiktas for repairs and maintenance. Boskalis' subsidiary Dockwise operates the largest …
Nov 27, 2017 /  Vessels