MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received a large order from Shanghai Zhenhua Heavy Industry Co. Ltd (ZPMC). The contract is for four offshore cranes, including a 400 t SWL active heave-compensated crane capable of deploying 3000 m of wire rope.
All four cranes will be fitted to a new 145 m dive support vessel (DSV) under construction at the yard for UK-based operator Sealion Shipping. Delivery of the cranes to the Chinese shipyard is scheduled during 3Q16.
Deepwater projects in the oil and gas industry
Sealion is an offshore support company that manages and operates offshore support vessels for Toisa. The DP3 vessel is equipped for worldwide operations in the oil and gas sector and on ultra-deepwater projects. Delivery is planned for early 2017.
Adapted from press release by Cecilia Rehn