- Published: 27 August 2013 27 August 2013
Huisman has secured a new contract for the delivery of a 1,500mt @ 32m Leg Encircling Crane for Seajacks new offshore wind farm installation vessel Scylla.
The contract for the 1,500mt crane was awarded to Huisman by the South Korean shipyard Samsung Heavy Industries. Huisman will also supply two 50mt auxiliary cranes. The main crane can lift 1,500mt at 32m radius and will be installed on top of the starboard-aft jack house which holds one of the 105m long legs of the jack-up vessel. The 110m long parallel crane boom can be stored on top the starboard-forward jack house. This creates a useable deck space in excess of 5000m2. The crane will be equipped with an anti-collision system and parking assistance to avoid damage to the crane boom. The cranes will be built at the Huisman production facility in Xiamen, China and delivery is scheduled for Q2 2015.