Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

Platforms in place at Johan Sverdrup

Allseas’ installation and decommissioning vessel Pioneering Spirit has lifted the two final topsides at Equinor’s Johan Sverdrup project, offshore Norway.

Photo credit: Equinor

The processing platform and utility living quarter topsides had a combined weight of 44,000 tonnes and were lifted using Pioneering Spirit’s single lift technology.

According to Equinor, it took three days to lift the last four pieces of the project; the final flare stack and the bridge that links the processing platform to the drilling platform were lifted into place by Heerema Marine Contractors’ (HMC) heavy lift vessel Thialf during the same period.

At 26,000 tonnes, the processing platform installation was the heaviest single lift ever performed offshore, said Allseas.

allseas.com

www.equinor.com

hmc.heerema.com

Heavy Lift | News

Superior bridge service with Imperial thumbnail image

Superior bridge service with Imperial

May 22 - Imperial Crane Services and Superior Construction have utilised a Liebherr LR1300 SX crawler crane to lift six concrete beams for the Chase Street bridge replacement project in California, USA.
Views: 237
EGL in transformer move thumbnail image

EGL in transformer move

May 21 - Egyptian Global Logistics (EGL) has unloaded and transported two transformers destined for a power station at Damietta Furniture City.
Views: 286
Marr towers ahead in Sydney Metro project thumbnail image

Marr towers ahead in Sydney Metro project

May 20 - At the end of 2018, Austrlian heavy lifting specialist Marr Contracting utilised two tower cranes to complete a key phase of the Sydney Metro infrastructure project.
Views: 456
From Antwerp to Açu thumbnail image

From Antwerp to Açu

May 17 - Earlier this month, BBC Amethyst anchored in Porto do Açu, making it the first vessel to cross from Antwerp to the Brazilian seaport.
Views: 801

Heavy Lift Across The World

Discover heavy lift and project logistics industry news from around the world by region.