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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 […]
German shipping company Harren & Partner and Japanese “K” Line have reached an agreement for Harren & Partner to acquire SAL Heavy Lift on 27 July 2017. SAL has been fully-owned by "K" Line since 2011.
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 […]
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 […]
Ballast Nedam has started a process, aimed at the sale of its business unit Ballast Nedam Offshore with the intention to conclude a transaction at short notice.The sale of Ballast Nedam Offshore is an addition to the disposals programme that Ballast Nedam announced in February, to strengthen its financial position. Ballast Nedam Offshore has developed […]
With a lifting capacity of a total of 2,000 tonnes and speed of 20 knots, it’s the world’s largest heavy lift vessel to date: SAL Schiffahrtskontor Altes Land puts the first of two new buildings of Type 183 into service. The company, which ranks among the leading international heavy lift shipping companies and is based […]
GeoSea has awarded SAL Heavy Lift with a contract for shipment of a total of 49 transition pieces for the Horns Rev 3 offshore wind farm in the Danish North Sea.
Notus Heavy Lift Solutions has entered the US offshore wind market with the launch of an office in New York.
RollDock and SAL Heavy Lift will establish the world’s first pool for dock vessels on 1 April to jointly handle Roll-On / Roll-Off and Float-In / Float-Out heavy lift cargoes with six geared dock vessels, all being operated under the RollDock brand. Five of the vessels come from RollDock's fleet and one from SAL.
German heavy lift specialist SAL Heavy Lift GmbH is closing its SAL Offshore B.V. business unit in Delft, the Netherlands.
Getting the supply chain to work in such way that there are no delays in offshore works is the main trick of the business for an EPCI contractor, according to Richard den Hollander, Business Development Director at Seaway Heavy Lifting (SHL), the company currently working on the Beatrice offshore wind farm in the UK.
Scaldis Salvage and Marine Contractors Scaldis is active in five distinct market sectors namely: Oil and gas; Renewables; Deconstruction; Civil works; Heavy lifting related to salvage works. One of the many strengths of Scaldis is its willingness to work closely with its client from an early stage in order to develop the most efficient and effective methodology. Scaldis’ […]
Hamburg-headquartered SAL Heavy Lift has signed a contract with Van Oord for a long term engagement at the 660MW Walney Extension offshore wind project in the UK. MV Svenja is chartered for 30 voyages for transportation of 87 monopiles from Rostock, Germany, to Belfast, Northern Ireland, 47 transition pieces from Aalborg, Denmark, and 40 transition […]
Gulliver, a heavy lift vessel currently under construction for the Antwerp-based Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors, was launched in China, on 5 September. In the coming months, further outfitting of the vessel will be carried out at the Qidong shipyard, Scaldis said. Afterwards Gulliver will sail from Qidong to the Huisman yard in Xiamen for the installation […]
German designer of offshore and multipurpose vessels [email protected] has presented an updated version of its Service Offshore Vessel (SOV) customized to operate on offshore wind farms. The standard configuration of the SOV serves as a base for 60 technicians and crew members accommodated in single cabins, but can also be reduced to 40, if required. Low noise level […]
[email protected], a German designer of offshore and multipurpose vessels, has presented a design for a purpose-built Offshore Accommodation Vessel (OAV) for operations at offshore wind farms. The OAV serves as a base for up to 60 technicians and crew members. It features 60 single cabins, acoustically insulated bulkheads and decks in the accommodation area and adjacent to thruster rooms, […]
Antwerp-based Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors N.V. has chosen the name of Gulliver for its heavy lift, DP2 vessel currently under construction in China. Gulliver, formerly known as RAMBIZ 4000 due to its lifting capacity, got its name following the keel laying ceremony held at the Hong Qiang shipyard near Shanghai on 27 February. The ship is ordered […]
SAL Heavy Lift GmbH signed a contract with Dutch Offshore WindForce, a joint venture between Boskalis and Volker Stevin International, for the transport of 67 transition pieces (TPs) for the Veja Mate offshore wind farm. The transport will comprise some 12 voyages from Aalborg in Denmark to Eemshaven in the Netherlands, from where the transition pieces […]
Based in Antwerp, Scaldis Salvage & Marine Contractors has just celebrated its 20th anniversary as an offshore marine contractor, specialising in transportation and installation works, civil constructions and salvage jobs. Since entering the offshore renewable market in 2007, there has been no looking back for Scaldis. The company has played a role in nearly all […]
Dutch offshore operator Conquest Offshore has appointed the Port of Amsterdam as the home port for its heavy lift crane barge Conquest MB1. The barge, which has a lifting capacity of 1,400 tons, will settle today in the Cacaohaven. The crane is able to fully rotate 360 degrees. It has a free deck space of 3,700 […]
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 […]
Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has completed client-witnessed trials of its Ambient Lifting technology at a research and development facility in Aberdeenshire. Banchory-based ESS is a subsea technology company which designs and manufactures a number of pioneering technologies which are deployed in the traditional oil and gas sector and renewables industries. Ambient Lifting works by decoupling the subsea load from […]
The Devon based design engineering firm, Supacat Group, has acquired local heavy fabrication and machining specialist, Blackhill Engineering Services Ltd, providing Supacat with the ability to manufacture large structures. Supacat is part of the South West Marine Energy Park and the new capability will strengthen the South West's supply chain in the Nuclear, Renewable Energy […]
At the international maritime trade fair, SMM, one of our reporters made an exclusive interview with Martin Van Leest, Managing Director of ROG Ship Repair. Hereby we are bringing you a part of their conversation. How did it come to a cooperation between Serdijn Ship Repair and Zwagerman Offshore Services? I joined Serdijn Ship Repair […]
Inch Cape Offshore Limited (ICOL) has launched the Request for Proposals process for the Wind Farm and Transmission Works Packages of the Inch Cape Offshore Wind Project. The Wind Farm package will involve the design, delivery and installation of the WTG Foundations and Substructures and Inter-array Cables along with installation of the Wind Turbine Generators […]
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 […]