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Wind energy is a key sector for offshore crane operators, as is subsea oil
Wind energy is a key sector for offshore crane operators, as is subsea oil exploration. IC reports on two parts of the world making strides in these areas
Favco to launch new luffing giant
Favelle Favco is building its largest offshore crane to date, the model PC1000. The luffing jib crane has a maximum capacity of 1,000 tonnes at 22 m radius
Floating Gottwald heads for Indonesia
Gottwald will supply its third floating crane for coal handling off the coast of Indonesia. The order for the G HPK 8200 B Model 8, Generation 5 variant, which is based on mobile harbour crane technology
Bisso buys 350 tonne derrick barge
US-based Bisso Marine has added the D/B Bisso 350 derrick barge to its expanding fleet
25,000 tonne pipelay vessel launched
Tiong Woon Oil & Gas Services Pte Ltd has successfully completed its parts of the construction of a 146.3 m long derrick pipelay barge for the owner and operator, NorCE Offshore Pte Ltd (NorCE), at its fabrication yard in Bintan, Indonesia
Gottwald Generation 5 heads for Mississippi
Associated Terminals LLC, operating on the Mississippi River in Louisiana, USA, has ordered a Gottwald Generation 5 - its fourth floating crane from the German manufacturer
5,000 tonne crane vessel launch
Seaway Heavy Lifting has launched its new 5,000 tonne capacity crane vessel, the HLV Oleg Strashnov
Wind turbine cranes new from Huisman
Huisman is expanding its heavy lifting product range with a series of wind turbine installation cranes
Giant offshore crane from Liebherr
Liebherr has presented the first of its giant 1,600 tonne capacity MTC 78000 heavy lift offshore slewing cranes
Jumbo takes Jubilee
Jumbo Shipping has taken ownership of its new 1,800 tonne lifting capacity crane vessel, the Jubilee. The J1800-class vessel was built at the Damen Shipyards in Galati, Romania
US$34.7 million MacGregor cargo-handling deal
Cargotec has received a €25 million (US$34.7 million) order to supply 96 MacGregor cargo-handling cranes destined for 24 bulk carriers at ABG Shipyard Ltd. in India
EnerMech secures North Sea deal
Offshore lifting specialist EnerMech has secured a £6 million (US$9.5 million) contract with Apache North Sea Ltd to provide crane and maintenance services
A2Sea prepares for major turbine project
Offshore construction company A2Sea has been awarded the contract to erect Siemens turbines at the Greater Gabbard project off the UK east coast. Heavy lift barge Sea Jack will start work in spring 2010
Jumbo completes 1,800 tonne series
Jumbo's new J-1800-class heavy lift vessel, Jumbo Jubilee, has been launched. The event took place at the Damen shipyard in Galatz, Romania, in November. The ship was named in honour of the company's 40th anniversary year and the 60th anniversary of its agent Kahn Scheepvaart
Rising gas
Smit Heavy Lift’s 1,600 tonne capacity floating sheerlegs Taklift 4 played a major role in the recently completed offshore phase of the decommissioning of a gas platform in the Dutch sector of the North Sea. IC reports
Making waves
Safety and maintenance are a top priority in the offshore industry. Euan Youdale speaks to one company about the progress of its latest safety programme and rounds up news in the sector
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