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Thursday, December 8, 2016

Cargotec Wins Another Volstad Crane Order

March 12, 2012

MacGregor 250 tonne AHC crane onboard Northocean 104

MacGregor 250 tonne AHC crane onboard Northocean 104

Volstad Maritime returns for repeat offshore crane contract from Cargotec.
  
Following on from an order in April last year, Cargotec has won a contract for two active heave-compensated (AHC) offshore cranes from the privately-owned Norwegian specialist operator, Volstad Maritime.
 
The two cranes, a 250-tonne MacGregor AHC subsea crane and a 15-tonne MacGregor AHC offshore crane, will be fitted to Volstad's new offshore construction vessel (OCV) on order at Bergen Group Fosen shipyard in Norway. The vessel (hull 90) is scheduled for delivery in August 2013, and following this, it will be chartered for subsea intervention services. This contract follows an identical one that was secured by Cargotec in April last year for Volstad's hull 89, which is due for delivery from the yard in July this year. 
 
Like its sistership, Volstad's latest OCV is an ST-259-CD design from Norwegian consultants, Skipsteknisk, and is 125m long and 25m wide. The vessel is designed to the highest environmental standards and Clean Design requirements. It will be classed to Ice-1A. 
 



 
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