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Offshore Support Journal

Heavy lift

  • Lifting and rigging a vital link in IMCA’s activity

    Lifting and rigging a vital link in IMCA’s activity

    Lifting is fundamental to almost every offshore and subsea operation, ranging from lifting of stores and spares to complicated engineered lifts – IMCA helps to identify and manage the hazards associated with them and avoid incidents... Read more

    Thu 20 Apr 2017

  • Recent vessel developments

    Recent vessel developments

    McDermott International has acquired the pipelay and construction vessel Ceona Amazon “to better position the company for ultra-deepwater and subsea umbilicals, risers and flowlines projects”... Read more

    Tue 28 Feb 2017

  • Shandong sees decommissioning opportunities for heavy lifters

    Shandong sees decommissioning opportunities for heavy lifters

    In late 2016, Shandong Twin Marine awarded a contract to CIMC Raffles to build three semi-submersible heavy lifters for the decommissioning industry... Read more

    Tue 10 Jan 2017

  • Massive multirole ship creates a class of its own

    Massive multirole ship creates a class of its own

    Lewek Constellation has been called many things since it entered service, ranging from ‘the Beast’ to ‘the Orange Monster’ to ‘the Shark’ and ‘the Star’, but is quite simply one of the world’s most capable deepwater pipelay/heavy-lift/construction vessels... Read more

    Tue 27 Sep 2016

  • Ice-class heavy lifters were designed and built in two years

    Ice-class heavy lifters were designed and built in two years

    A massive energy project in the Arctic Circle has seen a unique class of Polar Class 3 heavy transport vessels designed, built and enter service to meet a schedule some regarded as impossible... Read more

    Tue 20 Sep 2016

  • Derrick/lay vessel can do the work of several ships

    Derrick/lay vessel can do the work of several ships

    McDermott’s new flagship vessel, DLV 2000, was delivered and entered into operation in June on the INPEX Ichthys project and has, says the company, been “executing flawlessly on the installation of pipeline spools and large subsea facilities”... Read more

    Fri 16 Sep 2016