September 3 - Oleg Strashnov, the largest mono hull heavy lift ship currently afloat, designed for platform installation and removal, subsea construction, and special projects, has been launched by Dutch yard IHC Merwede for client Seaway Heavy Lifting; t

The deckhouse was delivered to the shipyard in two parts; the assembly was then fitted to the ship before a helicopter landing platform was fitted on top of the bridge complex. The Oleg Strahnov has a 5,000 tonne crane capacity.