Cargotec is to supply two active heave-compensated (AHC) cranes for Volstad Maritime’s large offshore construction vessel (OCV) on order at Bergen Group Fosen shipyard in Norway (hull 89.
The contract covers a 250-tonne MacGregor AHC subsea crane and a 15-tonne MacGregor AHC offshore crane.
The advanced OCV is an ST-259-CD design from Skipsteknisk, and is 125 m long and 25 m wide. The vessel is designed to the highest environmental standards and Clean Design requirements. It will be classed to Ice-1A.and is scheduled for delivery in the second quarter of 2012.
“Cargotec’s offshore competence centers are dedicated to designing complete solutions that define all functionalities of a purpose-built ship,” said Jon Helle, Sales Director for Subsea Load Handling. “This enables us to respond to the market demand for total functional responsibility. Cargotec not only provides advanced technology, but is committed to delivering solutions that are available and working throughout the ship’s lifetime.”
May 11, 2011