Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International magazine

Hansa spins with carousel success

Hansa Heavy Lift has transported a large carousel and eight reels - weighing a total of 3,508.7 tonnes - from Newcastle in the UK to Lagos, Nigeria, destined for the Egina oilfield.

On behalf of Saipem, the heavy lift vessel HHL Lagos was mobilised in Rotterdam, the Netherlands and was fitted with additional under-deck stiffeners and a spooling platform to strengthen the deck.

In cooperation with Saipem, Hansa installed the empty carousel, weighing 516 tonnes, on the vessel before sailing to Newcastle, where 1,641.4 tonnes of product was spooled onto the carousel.

Upon arrival at the port of Lagos, Hansa’s heavy lift vessel moored alongside Saipem’s offshore construction vessel Normand Maximus to unspool the products from the carousel.

Tom Kröger, project engineer at Hansa, explained: “Our in-house team of experienced naval architects carried out structural calculations to assess the structural integrity of the vessel.

“The team performed structural analyses to develop a tailor-made solution accordingly with the project requirements and designed and installed bespoke shim-plates on deck to support Saipem with the accommodation of the carousel.”

www.hansaheavylift.com

www.saipem.com

Heavy Lift | News

Chipolbrok completes epic voyage thumbnail image

Chipolbrok completes epic voyage

September 18 - Chipolbrok has completed a two-and-half month voyage from Asia to Europe, transporting a variety of oversized cargoes.
Views: 101
The beer tanks are on us, says Indiana-Burns thumbnail image

The beer tanks are on us, says Indiana-Burns

September 17 - The port of Indiana-Burns recently took delivery of 12 brewery tanks destined for a Michigan beer producer, on board Fednav’s bulk carrier Federal Mackinac.
Views: 217

Heavy Lift Across The World

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