Prysmian Group expands fleet with new cable-laying vessel

Prysmian Group, one of the world leaders in the energy and telecom cable systems industry, has invested approximately €200 million in a new cutting-edge cable-layer plus adjustment for cables equipment of approximately €40 million. The new vessel will be fully operational by Q1 2025 and will reinforce Prysmian’s project execution capabilities and its EPCI (Engineering, …

Echandia to supply battery systems for two electrified vessels

Echandia will supply energy storage solutions for two new fully electrified vessels for Molslinjen. The battery systems selected will have a total capacity of around 7 MWh. According to Echandia, the battery systems have a high degree of utilization of installed capacity, which results in an overall system size and weight that few competing systems …

DEME Offshore US contracts Seaqualize

DEME Offshore US has signed a contract with Dutch heave compensation specialist, Seaqualize, for first offshore wind feeder barge operations in the USA. DEME Offshore US will deploy the newly developed offshore lifting device, the Heave Chief 1100, on the first commercial scale wind farm installation project in the USA, Vineyard Wind, to transfer delicate …

Jumbo Offshore installs Petrobras torpedo pile mooring system with just one vessel

Jumbo Offshore has executed the transport and installation of a torpedo pile mooring system, including mooring for flexible risers, umbilical for Libra Consortiums “Guanabara” FPSO. While this type of installation previously required the mobilisation of up to three anchor handling tugs, Jumbo carried out the entire contract using only its J-class offshore installation vessel Fairplayer, …

Timor Port receives equipment to handle large-capacity ships

Timor Port has received two two tugs, two STS gantries and four RTG gantry cranes for the Tibar Bay deep sea port concession. The delivery was made on a semi- submersible vessel specialised in gantry transportation. The two new STS gantries will enable the terminal to unload large container ships with increased handling speed. The …

Newbuilding MV UHL Felicity delivered to United Heavy Lift

F900 Eco-Lifter newbuilding MV UHL Felicity was delivered to United Heavy Lift on May 21, 2022. MV UHL Felicity is vessel number 17 in a series of 19 state-of-the-art F900 Eco-Lifters newbuildings to join the fleet. UHL has taken delivery of the newbuilding at the CSSC Hudong shipyard in Shanghai, China. MV UHL Felicity will make her maiden voyage from South Korea …