Tag Archive for Heerema Marine Contractors

Wind to green seagoing vessels

A wind farm, owned by Eneco, on Landtong Rozenburg, along the Calandkanaal in Rotterdam, will in the near future be supplying green power to seagoing vessels, with Heerema’s giant crane vessels to be the first. Energy company Eneco and the Port of Rotterdam Authority have partnered up to develop and implement this project to demonstrate…

Heerema bags first wind contract in Taiwan

Heerema Marine Contractors has won its first offshore wind related installation contract in Taiwan. It concerns a contract for the 109.2 MW Changhua Windfarm Phase 1 project (Changhua). Heerema will be responsible for the installation of 21 jacket foundations. The Dutch contractor received the contract from the Taiwan branch of Jan de Nul. The Changhua project…

World’s largest and strongest semi-submersible crane vessel completed

Heerema Marine Contractor’s new semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV), the world’s largest and most powerful in its kind, has been completed. The vessel is named Sleipnir, after the Norse God Odin’s eight-legged stallion. The christening of the vessel took place at Sembcorp Marine’s Tuas Boulevard Yard in Singapore where the vessel was built. Sleipnir is a new-generation semi-submersible…

Heerema to install Hollandse Kust Zuid Alpha substation

Heerema Marine Contractors has been awarded a contract by Petrofac for the transport and installation of TenneT’s Hollandse Kust Zuid (HKZ) Alpha substation. The company will use their latest vessel, Sleipnir. Sleipnir is a Semi-Submersible Crane Vessel and has the ability to also operate in shallow waters. During the tender preparations Heerema used its Simulation…

Thialf installs offshore substation Borkum Riffgrund 2

On June 25, 2018, Heerema Marine Contractors installed the topside for the offshore substation (OSS) in the German offshore wind farm Borkum Riffgrund 2, using the SSCV Thialf, the world’s largest crane vessel. Borkum Riffgrund 2 is a project developed by Ørsted and is located about 34 kilometers off the island of Borkum. Heerema was contracted…