All Marine/Offshore Articles

Huisman wins multiple crane contracts
Lifting, drilling and subsea solutions specialiat Huisman has secured a contract for six offshore cranes from COSCO (Dalian) Shipyard in China
Bosphorus Bridge for GSP Neptun
The largest heavy lift barge crane in the Black Sea has helped with the construction of the third Bosphorus Bridge over the Bosphorus Strait at Istanbul in Turkey
Deep waters
Work in the offshore lifting sector is being carried out in deeper and increasingly remote waters. This asks for a different type and size of offshore equipment. Laura Hatton investigates
Electrical move for Universal Transport
Specialized transport service provider Universal Transport, based in Germany, won a contract to handle the loading of heavy electrical equipment at Brunsbuettel Elbe harbour in Germany
New vessel for BigLift
BigLift Shipping has taken delivery of its new heavy lift vessel, Happy Star at a ceremony at Huisman’s yard in Xiamen, China
Walk-to-Work gets Barge Master system
A new Barge Master BM-T40 system motion compensated knuckle boom crane pedestal has been installed on the new Wagenborg Walk-to-Work vessel
Effer marine crane launched in Hamburg
Italian crane manufacturer Effer launched a marine crane, the model 275M, at the SMM show in Hamburg, Germany
Two MacGregor cranes for Fujian
Chinese shipbuilder, Fujian Mawei Shipbuilding, has ordered two 100 tonne active heave-compensated MacGregor subsea cranes
Malaysian order for MacGregor
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has signed a contract for four subsea cranes with Malaysian shipbuilding, ship repair and chartering group, Coastal Contracts
World record 10,000 tonne cranes designed by Huisman
A pair of world record-beating 10,000 tonne capacity offshore cranes from Huisman took a step closer to reality as the specialist manufacturer received a letter of intent from fellow Dutch company Heerema
MacGregor wins offshore industry award
MacGregor's three-axis motion compensated offshore crane has won the Offshore Support Journal's Innovation of the Year award
ZPMC signs deal for new crane and pipe lay vessel
Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industries and Hilong Marine Engineering have signed a contract for a 3,000 tonne capacity lifting and pipe laying vessel
MacGregor to acquire Aker Solutions
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has agreed to purchase Aker Solutions' mooring and loading systems unit for an enterprise value of approximately €180 million (US$247 million)
Chantier Davie orders MacGregor cranes
Canadian shipyard Chantier Davie has ordered three MacGregor subsea cranes for a new offshore accommodation and construction vessel
Palfinger Dreggen and Koch Metalúrgica in JV
Crane manufacturers Palfinger Dreggen and Brazil-based Koch Metalúrgica will form a joint venture company to manufacture offshore cranes in Brazil
Conquest MB1 heading to UK
The Conquest Offshore BVs vessel Conquest MB1, is heading to the UK for work at the London Gateway in the south east of England
Nanjing King orders from MacGregor
Chinese shipping company Nanjing King Ship Management has ordered 20 MacGregor cranes
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