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SHL to install heavy North Sea units

June 12 - Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL) has been awarded a contract by Subsea7 for the transport and installation of Statoil's Gullfaks wet gas compression unit.

SHL - a Subsea7 joint venture company - is a an offshore contractor in the oil and gas and renewables industry. It will be responsible for the transport and installation of a 500-tonne wet gas compression station and a 300-tonne protection structure. The installation will be located 15 km south of the Gullfaks C platform, North Sea, off the west coast of Norway.
The project will take place in Q2 2015 and will be executed using the heavy lift crane vessel Oleg Strashnov.
"Oleg Strashnov is highly qualified for this job making optimum use of large deck space to transport the compression station and the protection structure. Installation will be done using dynamic positioning in water depth of 140 m," commented SHL ceo, Jan Willem van der Graaf.

Oleg Strashnov in action

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Charter rates remain steady 

February 18 - Time charter rates in the multipurpose shipping sector have remained steady over the last month, according to shipbroker Toepfer Transport. 
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Mammoet moves Sky Bridge

February 18 - Mammoet has transported and installed a 200 m-long bridge at Hong Kong International Airport (HKIA).
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Canaveral secures funding for multipurpose berth

February 18 - Canaveral Port Authority has been awarded a USD14.1 million grant from the US Department of Transportation (DOT) Port Infrastructure Development Program to modernise and expand North Cargo Berth 3 (NCB3).
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