Holding OOS International Group primarily based within the Netherlands, has signed a memorandum of understanding with China Merchants Industry Holdings, a completely owned subsidiary of China Merchants Group headquartered in Hong Kong, for the fundamental design and building of the most important SSCV on the planet, the OOS Zeelandia, a revolutionary new Semi-Submersible Crane Vessel.
The primary design is already in progress. By signing this settlement, each events have confirmed their dedication to ascertain and preserve a strategic partnership primarily based on the engineering and building section for this unexcelled new vessel.
OOS can be introducing a subsequent technology SSCV appropriate for platform removing and set up in deep water. The platform can be geared up with two cranes with a formidable lifting capability of 12,000T per crane, the aft crane is fitted with a 360 levels rotating DP work bridge the place DPO’s and crane drivers are positioned subsequent to one another, an unlimited open deck house for positioning and transport of heavy modules, an unprecedented 112 meters between the cranes and a big lodge capability built-in within the deck field. Furthermore, this state-of-the-art dynamically positioned ICE Class 1B LNG vessel can attain a excessive transit velocity as much as 15.four knots and has a low gas consumption as a consequence of its ship formed uneven
Two of the present SSCV’s of OOS International are in operation immediately, engaged on the renovation and upkeep of the manufacturing platforms of Petrobras in Brazil. In 2016 OOS International has signed a contract with main associate China Merchants Industry Holdings for constructing two new SSCV’s, the OOS Serooskerke and OOS Walcheren, which may be utilized for dismantling, lifting and removing of platforms. Both vessels can be geared up with two heavy raise Huisman cranes with a complete crane capability of four,400T and a sizeable lodge capability of 750 individuals on board of every. The supply of those newbuilds is predicted in 2019.
Today the world of the heavy offshore crane ships is dominated by Thialf Heerema succesful to raise 14,200 tons with two 7,100 ton cranes, Saipem 7000 standing very shut with 14,000 tons lifting capability (Two 7,000 tons cranes). In July 2015 Heerema Offshore Services ordered a brand new DP3 semi-submersible crane vessel geared up with two Huisman heavy-lifting offshore cranes of 10,000 MT lifting capability every. The Sleipnir, constructed by Jurong Shipyard in Singapore is predicted to be operational in 2019. (Source and picture: OOS International)
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