Search results for: MV Lone

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29 April 2016

Year:   Type:   Length (m):   Classification:   Deck Area (m2):   Max. Load (t):   Crane:   Engines:   Propulsion:   Fuel Load (l):   Sleeping Berths:  

6 December 2011

The MV “Lone” is now in the last stages of upgrading her existing DP 1 system to a DP 2 system. In dry-dock at the German shipyard Norderwerft, the vessel received one additional 1,200 kW bowthruster, two retractable azimuths of 1,200 kW each and three 1,600 kW auxiliary engines to secure the power supply for […]

29 March 2011

On her maiden voyage, MV "Lone" loaded eight jackup legs of 630 mtons and a length of 78 m each bound for Okpo/Korea. The large cargo is designed for a jackup barge serving the offshore wind industry. The barge will be constructed at the DSME shipyard in Okpo. In addition, a dismantled board offshore crane […]

13 March 2011 Technology

She perfectly resembles her sister, is just as strong and can be positioned to maximum precision: SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land puts the new building MV ‘Lone’ into service. Just three months after the German-based heavy-lift shipping company has sent the MV ‘Svenja’ – the world’s largest heavy-lift vessel – on its maiden voyage, the company’s […]

12 June 2019 Vessels

Hamburg-based SAL Heavy Lift has installed a Fly-Jib crane boom extension on MV Lone which will be used on an offshore wind project in Taiwan. The Fly-Jib extends the crane hook to the height of some 70 metres and can be installed to each of the main crane booms of SAL’s Type 183 vessels. With a greater […]

15 September 2017 Business & Finance, Vessels

German heavy lift specialist SAL Heavy Lift GmbH is closing its SAL Offshore B.V. business unit in Delft, the Netherlands.

26 March 2015 Technology, Vessels

SAL Heavy Lift completed the second phase of the Wikinger Pile Testing Campaign with DP II Class vessel MV Lone. The full test campaign comprised two phases with the tests being performed at three locations. During the first phase in November 2014 three sets of three piles each were driven at designated locations to required depths. The second […]

25 March 2015 R&D

SAL Heavy Lift has been subcontracted by Bilfinger to transport and install the Wikinger test piles and equipment with their DP Class 2 vessel MV Lone.  In October 2014 the first phase of the pile testing campaign for the Wikinger offshore wind farm project was launched, after the site’s geotechnical investigation on the Baltic Sea had […]

25 November 2014 Business & Finance, Wind Farm Update

In October 2014 the first phase of the pile testing campaign for the Wikinger offshore wind farm project was launched, after the site’s geotechnical investigation on the Baltic Sea had been completed. German engineering and services group Bilfinger was awarded the test pile contract and chose SAL Heavy Lift as subcontractor to transport and install […]

14 February 2014

SAL Offshore's main vessel, the DP Class II MV Lone, equipped with Work Class ROV, successfully installed the VOITH Hytide 1000-13 tidal turbine. Coming directly from her previous employment on the Parbuckling Project (Costa Concordia), the MV Lone proceeded to Stavanger in Norway to mobilize an ROV spread and project equipment. The mobilization was completed […]

4 October 2013

In recent years more and more heavy lifting crane operations in the offshore industry have been performed by floating vessels. On the one hand, the oil & gas industry is exploring deeper waters where the use of jack-up or fixed platforms are not possible. On the other hand, the offshore wind industry requires cost efficient […]

12 May 2016

Written by Shiva Polefka, Policy Analyst for the Center for American Progress’ Ocean Policy program.  The thin coastal fringe of the United States comprises a tiny proportion of the nation’s total land area but supports a huge share of its business. Coastal and Great Lakes counties alone—just 10 percent of U.S. land area, excluding Alaska—generated more […]

26 June 2015 R&D, Technology

Yesterday, June 25, Sabella installed its D10 tidal turbine off Ushant Island, France. The company told Tidal Energy Today that it will now work on connecting the turbine to the island. Sabella submerged the turbine in Fromveur Passage, where it will stand alone to show its performance for one year. The cable laid between Ushant and the installation site will connect the tidal turbine […]

22 November 2013 R&D, Technology

Specialist seabed mapping company Osiris Projects has this week launched the 5th vessel in their fleet, the 14.0m GRP catamaran MV Proteus. Designed to provide an excellent working platform for coastal survey operations, MV Proteus can work up to 60 miles from a safe haven under MCA Category 2 and has a maximum speed of […]

26 March 2013

The maritime location in HafenCity Hamburg is growing: SAL Heavy Lift has opened the doors of its new head office at Brooktorkai 20. The premises sprawl over the 6th floor; 116 employees are working here. SAL Heavy Lift, a member of the Japanese “K” Line Group, is one of the leading heavy lift shipping companies […]

15 March 2013 R&D, Technology

GE’s Power Conversion business  has signed a turnkey contract with the Lindoe Offshore Renewables Center (LORC), a Danish center for test of renewable energy technology, for the construction, commissioning and handover of one of the world’s most advanced facilities to test wind turbine nacelles with an output power of up to 10 Megawatts (MW). The […]

7 February 2013 Business & Finance, Technology

GDF SUEZ has signed a partnership agreement with Cofely Endel, its subsidiary specialized in industrial maintenance, the hydro turbine equipment design company Voith Hydro, the French shipbuilder Constructions Mécaniques de Normandie (CMN) and ACE1. Through this partnership,   GDF SUEZ reaffirms its marine energy ambitions and it commitment, working with industrial companies with complementary expertise and local […]

13 August 2012

This is key to a responsible realisation of the Energiewende" says Lex Hartman, Director Corporate Development of TSO TenneT. "After all, the German ambition implies building one turbine every day." The recent Atomausstieg and the subsequent Energiewende brought about a revolution in the German offshore wind sector. Over the next ten years, 13GW of offshore […]

10 January 2012 Ports & Logistics

Every one working in the Port of Ostend is confident that renewable energy is the future. The port community is banking on the offshore wind sector as the promising alternative to the declining ferry market. "It does not mean that the port is likely to neglect ferries, but it is evident that after 160 years […]

4 April 2011 Business & Finance

With effect from 30th of June 2011, the Japanese shipping company Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha, Ltd. ("K" Line Group) will acquire another 50 per cent of the SAL Group and with that will become the sole shareholder of the company. Over the past five years, the two companies have developed a successful partnership through their joint […]