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Biggest Ever Crane Vessel

Holland’s Heerema Offshore Services BV has ordered a new semi-submersible crane vessel (SSCV). Heerema currently owns four of the world’s largest crane vessels, Thialf, Hermod, Balder and Aegir. The new SSCV, to measure 214m by 97.5m, will be the world’s largest, and its twin Huisman cranes will have a lifting capacity of 10,000 tonnes each. It will also be self-propelled, using power generated by dual-fuel engines capable of burning LNG, to give a transit speed of ten knots. Upon delivery, the DP3 rated vessel will be employed to install and remove of all types of offshore facilities. JS

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