All Marine/Offshore Articles

Crane order for bulk carriers
A Chinese shipyard has placed an order for 20 MacGregor cranes for five bulk carrier vessels
Crane boom gangway
Ampelmann has enhanced its E1000 gangway transfer system to speed up conversion from personnel gangway to crane boom in under a minute
MacGregor and ESL collaborate
ESL Shipping worked with MacGregor to develop an autonomous discharging feature for bulk handling cranes
Rolls-Royce installs subsea crane
An offshore platform supply vessel is being equipped by Rolls-Royce with a subsea crane that can use both wire rope and fibre rope
Inaugural lift for ALE’s latest crane
ALE used its new Lightweight Service Crane for the first time on a lifting job in central London
Offshore turbine maintenance with Huisman
Huisman has developed a new high reach lightweight crane design that can be mounted on a small jack-up vessel for maintenance work on offshore wind turbines
Huisman Brazil to deliver first crane
The first crane from Netherlands-headquartered manufacturer Huisman's new Brazilian production facility has been completed and is ready for delivery
Liebherr wins 295,000 tonne-metre crane contract
The maritime crane division of Liebherr at Rostock in Germany has won a contract to supply a 295,000 tonne-metre maximum load moment offshore crane for Deme
One-stop shipping shop strengthens crane fleet
Liebherr crane set to help boost shipping terminal productivity
Offshore lifting
Low oil prices and reluctance from customers to invest in projects hasn’t stopped the offshore industry in developing new lifting products and finding new markets
Sparrows to supply cranes for wind farm
Aberdeen, Scotland-based Sparrows Group has signed a contract to supply 103 cranes for installation at ScottishPower Renewables’ 714 megawatt East Anglia ONE offshore wind farm
Major international transports for Lift and Shift
A series of challenges were overcome by Lift and Shift on a door-to-door contract to transport spools and containers for the FDH joint venture from India to Kuwait
Roll Group helps NEM Energy move heavy cargo
NEM Energy BV has awarded Roll Group the contract to transport two boiler blocks and two combustor units from Taiwan to Malaysia, allowing it to combine its onshore and offshore capabilities
World record slew bearing
The first of two giant crane slew bearings, claimed as the largest in the world, has been built by Huisman for Heerema's Sleipnir super heavy lift crane vessel
MacGregor 70-ship service deal agreed with Peter Döhle
German shipping company Peter Döhle Schiffahrts Group has signed a three-year Onboard Care service agreement with MacGregor for an annual inspection on a mixed fleet of 70 vessels
Conquest Offshore removes large wreck in Mexico
Amsterdam, Netherlands-based Conquest Offshore’s MB-1 heavy lift barge was the key asset in the largest wreck removal recorded in 2016
ALE launches light crane series
The Lightweight Service Crane is a series of new designs from ALE for lifting in confined spaces on offshore and civils construction projects
Palfinger Marine wins deck equipment order
Two fishing vessels – the Argos Georgia and the Nordic Prince – will be equipped with cranes and lifesaving equipment from Palfinger Marine
Enerpac OHT crane begins at Reunion
Work has started with Enerpac's world record 4,800 tonne capacity offshore overhead travelling crane to build the offshore highway at Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean
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