All Marine/Offshore articles – Page 9

  • Jumbo Jubilee before it left the Damen Shipyards in Galati, Romania

    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

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    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

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    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 the Greater Gabbard project with its Sea Jack barge

    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

  • The Jumbo Jubilee before its pair of 900 tonne capacity mastcranes are attached

    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

  • Smit Heavy Lift using Taklift 4 to decommission an oil platform

    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

  • Lessons learned in offshore lifting can be transferred to onshore lifting

    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