Middle East jackup crane features high hoisting capacity

Jun 12th, 2019
The lattice boom crane in full operation in Dubai.
The lattice boom crane in full operation in Dubai.Kenz Figee

Offshore staff

ZAANDAM, the NetherlandsKenz Figee has supplied a customized offshore boom hoist crane to BESIX in Dubai for the self-elevating jackup platform RIMA.

The lattice boom crane, equipped with a remote condition-based monitoring system, will replace the platform’s existing ringer crane.

It has been assembled in Dubai and has undergone testing for final acceptance.

Features include a 240-ton hoisting capacity (compared to its own weight of 200 ton), a boom reach of 73 m (with extension), a double main winch and a split block for pile upending activities.


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