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  • 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 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 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    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.

  • 12 June 2019

    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 […]

  • 20 September 2011

      SAL will host a stand at the EWEA OFFSHORE 2011, Amsterdam RAI, the Netherlands, 29 November – 1 December 2011. EWEA OFFSHORE 2011 is an international meeting place for the offshore wind energy sector. This year’s exhibition is expected to set a new record with almost 350 exhibitors. The SAL services and in particular […]

  • 25 March 2015

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 February 2018
    Business & Finance, Vessels

    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. 

  • 31 May 2011

      SAL will host a booth at the Offshore Energy 11, Amsterdam RAI, the Netherlands, 11 & 12 October 2011. The SAL services and in particular the new buildings of Type 183 equipped with Dynamic Positioning System will be presented at our booth in hall 8. The 4th edition of Offshore Energy Exhibition and Conference […]

  • 20 October 2016
    Business & Finance, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    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 […]

  • 15 June 2018
    Contracts & Tenders, Jobs & Recruitment, Ports & Logistics, Vessels, Wind Farm Update

    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.

  • 9 August 2012

    Though SAL will not be an exhibitor at the HUSUM WindEnergy 2012, as a specialist for offshore operations it will attend the fair. Therefore, an appointment with the company’s representatives in Husum can be made. SAL is one of the leading carriers specialized in the world wide transport of heavy lift cargo,with a modern fleet […]

  • 10 December 2010

    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 […]

  • 4 February 2011

      In March 2011, SAL will take into service its second Type 183 heavy lift vessel. The vessel is under construction at the Sietas shipyard in Hamburg. The innovative ship will be the second heavy lift vessel with 2 x 1,000 tonne SWL cranes. It is also capable of maintaining a speed of 20 knots. […]

  • 13 March 2011

    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 […]

  • 4 March 2016

    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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 1 November 2011

      Scotland can help Qatar diversify away from oil and gas to a “more balanced” and “low-carbon” economy, said Scottish First Minister Alex Sal… By Pratap John (gulf-times) [mappress] Source: gulf-times, November 01, 2011

  • 10 September 2014

    IGERT fellow Zana Cranmer spent the summer collaborating with the Systems Analysis Lab (SAL) at Aalto University, just outside of Helsinki, Finland. She worked with Finnish researchers to develop a model to examine optimal planning approaches for long term, large scale offshore wind development. Cranmer’s advisor, Erin Baker, made the connection with the SAL through […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 9 July 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Wind Farm Update

    The first transition piece will be installed on the Horns Rev 3 wind farm mid-July, Vattenfall, the owner and developer of the 406.7MW project in the Danish North Sea, said.

  • 22 September 2015

    The Sea Slice is currently being shipped by the Hamburg based shipping company SAL Heavy Lift Vessel Frauke from San Diego, USA, to Rotterdam. Transportation of the specialist vessel, which is 34 metres long and weighs 137 tonnes, will take about 30 days. The Sea Slice will then be handed over to its new owner, […]

  • 21 December 2017
    Wind Farm Update

    The first six monopiles EEW SPC produced for Ørsted’s Hornsea Project One offshore wind farm were loaded onboard SAL Heavy Lift’s crane vessel Svenja in the Rostock port and will now be on their way to Able Seaton Port in the UK, where they will be stored until the installation starts.

  • 2 November 2018
    Ports & Logistics, Vessels

    A turbine monopile has fallen while being loaded onto SAL Heavy Lift’s multi-purpose cargo ship Svenja at the Port of Rostock, according to the local police.