Latest news from Heavy Lift & Project Forwarding International Magazine

New boom on route for Pacific Osprey

Blue Water Shipping is transporting a crane boom, manufactured by National Oilwell Varco, to Denmark on behalf of Swire Blue Ocean (SBO).

The boom will be fitted on SBO’s wind farm installation vessel Pacific Osprey.

The 2012-built vessel was originally fitted with a 1,200-tonne capacity main crane that can lift wind energy components at a radius of 31 m, with a hook height of 97 m above deck. With the new boom, the crane has the same lifting capacity but will have a hook height of 132 m above deck and a boom length of 115 m. The vessel will be able to lift 700 tonnes at a 50 m radius.

This, according to SBO, will enable Pacific Osprey to handling the next generation of wind turbine generators.

The crane boom is now on its way to Denmark onboard SAL Heavy Lift’s vessel Wiebke. It is expected to arrive in Denmark in March, where installation will take place. Pacific Osprey is expected to be back in service by May 1, 2020.

“This is an important milestone for SBO. The transportation of the crane boom to Denmark rewards months of hard work spent developing a new crane boom design with capacity for future wind turbines,” said Kim Tribler, head of marine Operations at SBO.

www.swireblueocean.com

www.bws.net

sal-heavylift.com

Heavy Lift | News

POSH lands PFLNG Dua charters thumbnail image

POSH lands PFLNG Dua charters

February 25 - Petronas has awarded PACC Offshore Services Holdings (POSH) two contracts related to the Petronas Floating Liquefied Natural Gas 2 (PFLNG Dua) project in Malaysia.
Views: 252
KENC completes engineering scope for Jumbo thumbnail image

KENC completes engineering scope for Jumbo

February 21 - The Netherlands-based KENC Engineering has collaborated with Jumbo to prepare the heavy lift vessel Fairplayer for an FPSO installation project offshore Brazil. 
Views: 555
GS Express handles incinerator cargoes thumbnail image

GS Express handles incinerator cargoes

February 21 - GS Express Logistics has transported two parts of an incinerator from Penang Port to the Langkawi Incinerator plant in Kampung Belanga Pecah, Malaysia. 
Views: 522

Heavy Lift Across The World

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