New MacGregor subsea crane to provide vessel with greater lift capabilities

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won a contract to deliver a 250-metric-ton (276-ton) SWL active heave-compensated (AHC) subsea crane for the 120-m (394-ft) construction vessel, Island Intervention.

Island Intervention
Island Intervention

Offshore staff

HELSINKI, FinlandMacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won a contract to deliver a 250-metric-ton (276-ton) SWL active heave-compensated (AHC) subsea crane for the 120-m (394-ft) construction vessel, Island Intervention. The crane was ordered by Marine Procurement Ltd., part of the US company Edison Chouest Offshore
 
TheIsland Intervention, with a lifting capacity of 140 metric tons (154 tons), is operating in the North Sea for the US/Norwegian partnership between Edison Chouest Offshore and Island Offshore.

Regarding the new subsea crane, Frode Grøvan, MacGregor’s director of sales and marketing for advanced load handling, stated, “The order confirms the trend that we see of subsea modules getting larger and heavier, therefore requiring operators to equip their vessels with ever more capable cranes.”
 
11/18/2013  


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